On the occasion of the new trailer for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, I was thinking about the fantastical wizarding world of Harry Potter. Who wouldn’t want to live in a world with magical items like pictures that move, newspapers that automatically update themselves, portraits that speak? Then it hit me: My smartphone [...]Show More Summary
It's a big year for fans of Harry Potter, what with a new book, movie and even fresh playsets arriving in LEGO Dimensions. The wizarding world will get its first taste of magic with the launch of today's Wave 6 collections but, later this year, an even bigger experience is...
Millie Bobby Brown couldn’t look happier while spending time at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter last week at Universal Studios Hollywood in Los Angeles. The 12-year-old Stranger Things breakout star hung out with So You Think You Can Dance judge Maddie Ziegler as they tried some yummy Butterbeer. “Had a fantastic time at @UniversalStud [...]
Here’s your chance to exist in the actual world of Harry Potter. Step through the same doorways as J.K. Rowling’s unforgettable characters. Walk through the same halls as the famed boy wizard. Before you get too excited, though, bear...Show More Summary
When you hear John Williams' enchanting score for the the Harry Potter films, you are immediately transported to J.K. Rowling’s fantastic world of wizards, witches, and magical creatures. The first notes of the iconic Harry Potter theme...Show More Summary
Magical Objects of the Wizarding World is an art print by Pop Chart Lab and Pottermore that catalogs the “many magical objects of Harry Potter mythology, both important and incidental.” Signed and numbered prints are currently available to purchase from the Pop Chart Lab shop. Pop Chart Lab and Pottermore have co-conjured a magical tour […]
By Robert Niles: We told you last month about the Halloween celebrations that are coming to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter... in Japan. Now, we've got our first look at the Death Eater attack that's starting tomorrow at the Osaka theme park, thanks to a preview video from the park. Show More Summary
While there are plenty of Harry Potter costumes to chose from this Halloween, you can bet all your friends will be channeling J.K. Rowling's play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. If you're obsessed with the popular franchise, why not get ahead of the game by perfecting your outfit now? If you're looking for inspiration on Oct. Show More Summary
Almost three months ago, 49 people – including Wizarding World of Harry Potter employee Luis Vielma – were killed in a brutal mass-shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando. Tony Marrero joined Luis Vielma at the club that night, was a fellow Wizarding World employee and was one of the 53 injured as a result of the attack....read more!
Tony Marrero, a survivor who was shot five times during the massacre at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, got a massive surprise from one of his idols on Ellen this morning. The 30-year-old Wizarding World of Harry Potter employee joined Ellen today for an emotional interview recounting the moments Pulse was assaulted by a gunman on... Read more »
Even though J.K. Rowling has said that Harry Potter and the Cursed Child marks the end of the story of The Boy Who Lived, that doesn’t mean she’s done given fans some little gems from the wizarding world she created so many years ago. Show More Summary
On select nights from September 16th through October 31st, 2016 something terrifying happens at Universal Studios theme parks. No, we’re not talking about long lines at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Universal turns into a scream park, known for the last 25 years as Halloween Horror Nights – with haunted houses, horrifying mutants, monsters and […]
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
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
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
Ron Weasley will swap the wizarding world of Hogwarts for London's criminal underbelly in Crackle's adaptation of Guy Ritchie's cult crime classic.
Experience the Harry Potter Coloring Book and be a coloring wizard. Actually you get four adult coloring books featuring the world of Harry Potter. You can choose Original, Artifacts, Magical Creatures or Magical Creatures & Places.Show More Summary
How to encourage or reward reading with a trip to the real place (or as close to real as possible!), from our friends at Common Sense Media. For the average kid, Universal Studios' The Wizarding World of Harry Potter looks like any other expertly designed part of the theme park. Show More Summary
Harry Potter’s story came to an end nine years ago with the publication of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, or so we thought at this time. In truth, the wizarding world has continued to thrive since the “last” Harry Potter book....Show More Summary
Image via Pottermore. What a great time it is to be a Harry Potter fan. Between the upcoming film set in the Wizarding World, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and the recent release of the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, a play that takes place nearly two decades after the last book, fans are certainly getting their fix this year. Show More Summary