Hold on to your sorting hats, folks. Looks like a new ride might be on its way to Universal Orlando’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter. The Orlando Business Journal reported Monday on a new patent filed by NBCUniversal subsidiary Universal City Studios LLC that details an interactive video-game ride involving wands and spells. Show More Summary
"If you have the pea soup, make sure you eat it before it eats you." Dre Head said that to Harry Potter on the Knight Bus in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban as Harry approached the Leaky Cauldron. Harry was probably wise toShow More Summary
Today (24th August) marks the birthday of our very own Ron Weasley, Rupert Grint, as well as Harry Potter audiobook reader, Stephen Fry! J.K. Rowling took to Twitter to wish them a happy birthday: Happy birthday to 3 wonderful people: @stephenfry, @HelenMilburn and Rupert Grint! ????? — J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) 24 August 2016 Stephen Fry posted...read more!
Major companies filing patents isn’t always news, because many major companies file patents just because they can. This is especially true in the theme park industry, where potential ride and show technology is patented so it can be utilized in a potential future attraction. Show More Summary
Whether it be Twitter, Facebook, your text messages or just general web surfing, it’s almost certain you’ve seen the work of 100% Soft. The artist has become the go-to person in terms of pop culture emojis because his style is so perfectly suited to it. This weekend, he’s having his second solo art show, and we’re excited to debut some of the pieces. Read more...
Unless you've been living under a rock for the past year, you're sure to know about some of 2016's biggest trends - think Pokémon Go, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and the Rio Olympics. Because some of the best Halloween costume...Show More Summary
As the newest addition to the Harry Potter universe, details about Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them have been fairly scarce. That said, with the full cast announcements and small selection of trailers, we're finally starting to get an idea of what's in store. Show More Summary
In this edition of Theme Park Bits: Pirates of the Caribbean is reportedly replacing Peter Pan in Fantasmic at Disneyland. Season of the Force is heading to Disneyland Paris. A Celebration of Harry Potter returns to Universal Orlando for year four. Show More Summary
J.K. Rowling has provided the world with one of the most brilliant literary franchises of all time, and she's also a skilled artist! The Harry Potter author has been posting illustrations with her short stories on Pottermore, and they're quite enchanting. Show More Summary
This is a good one. Such a very good one indeed. Apparently it’s one that’s been floating around for a few years but somehow I (...)
What next J.K., what next?
If one new book and an upcoming movie weren't enough to satiate the demands of the long-latent "Harry Potter" fandom, don't worry. We're getting three more books—er, ebooks—chock-full of new short stories and information that's slowly been leaking out of Pottermore since its inception in 2009. ...
You can’t play as Harry Potter in virtual reality yet. But the next best thing is Wands, a spellcasting VR game where you can duel with another player in a fantasy universe. This first VR title from Stockholm-based Nux Studios debuted August 18, and it shot to the top of the Samsung Gear VR app store. […]
At last, a canonical appearance for Peeves the Poltergeist!
J.K. Rowling shared this information after a fan made an inquiry about a small note that can be found on one of her personal Harry Potter drawings.
You might've thought that Harry Potter's story was done after the Deathly Hallows Part 2 back in 2011, but between the release of the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child script and the upcoming spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them the franchise is more alive than ever
LONDON — The last of the Harry Potter books may have been published over nine years ago, but it'll be a long, long time until people stop talking about them. The latest hot topic in the wizarding world is J.K. Rowling's early sketches. Show More Summary
Earlier this summer, a study came up that links an affinity for Harry Potter books to an aversion to Donald Trump. This can't possibly be surprising to many people, as lover of good things based in sweetness and emotion...