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SDCC 2019 Harry Potter Fandom Panel - Has The Fandom Outgrown Their Canon?

SDCC 2019 Harry Potter Fandom Panel – Has The Fandom Outgrown Their Canon?

Every year at San Diego Comic-Con, notable figures from the Harry Potter fandom gather to discuss their experiences within the wizarding world. A sort of State of the Union, the panel reflects on the drama, frustration, angst, and transformation within the fandom. This year, the panel unintentionally focused on the fracturing of the already divided […]

Did JK Rowling Reveal 'Fantastic Beasts' 3-5 Settings??

If you didn't know, the Wizarding World will be getting even bigger, as there are a total of 5 Warner Bros. Fantastic Beasts films planned. There is a new theory about the possible settings for the remaining 3, 4, and 5 films, and it directly ties into a tweet from "Harry Potter" author and Wizarding World creator JK […]

Favorite Hogwarts Memories with 'Fantastic Beasts' Cast and Crew

Hope you've got all your necessities from Diagon Alley, as tomorrow is Back to Hogwarts Day in the Wizarding World. Because of this, Warner Bros. thought fans might like to hear from favorite memories of the famed school from the cast and crew of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, as well as the creator of […]

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David Yates Talks 'Fantastic Beasts' Politics, Working with JK Rowling

The politics of Warner Bros. Wizarding World entry Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald are certainly different than other films in the previous series, and director David Yates is highly aware of this. In a recent interview with our friends over at Collider, Yates spoke a bit about what this Fantastic Beasts sequel is really about, and the political tonality […]

20 Years Since the Battle of Hogwarts, Plus JK Rowling's Annual Death Apology

Author JK Rowling really did change the world with her young witches and wizards novels, an impact we're still feeling 20+ years later.  Aside from being hugely successful books on their own, the Harry Potter film universe remains as popular as ever. May 2nd marks the anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts, when Voldemort's Deatheaters attacked […]

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald First LEGO Set Revealed

The Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald trailer was revealed this morning, and LEGO has given us a treat and revealed the first set from the film as well. Grindelwald's Escape, set number 75951, will feature 132 bricks and will retail for $19.99. It hits shelves, presumably with others from the film, on August 1st. LEGO and […]

J.K. Rowling To Release Two New Harry Potter Books In October

Celebrating 20 years since the birth of the Harry Potter franchise, author J.K. Rowling will be expanding it with an additional two books. Let's get this out of the way first: they aren't proper novels. The books will be supplementary about the history of magic. Rowling is creating the titles for an exhibition at the […]

J.K. Rowling Rips Sexist Insults Against Theresa May In Wake Of UK Election

As the world tries to figure out what the hell is going on in the U.K. after yesterday's election, Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has taken to Twitter for a fourteen-tweet message for men using sexist insults against Theresa May, even though Rowling herself is no fan of the Prime Minister (though the Prime Minister is a […]

Thieves Steal Harry Potter Postcard Prequel Auctioned For Charity In 2008

An 800 word Harry Potter prequel focusing on the relationship between James Potter and Sirius Black was stolen by thieves, according to a report from the New York Times. The prequel, which was auctioned in 2008 for charity and went for 25,000 pounds, was apparently stolen along with some jewelry in a burglary last month, though […]

Potter Rumors, New Trilogies, and Savage Shutdowns

There has been recent discussion about a brand new film trilogy centered around the life of Harry Potter and his children. These rumors generated from the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast from the likes of Mr. Jim Hill (theme park historian, journalist). He mentions that he has heard, through the grapevine that,  "Warner Bros. has actually had […]

Love Is Love Is A Triumph At Making 2016 That Little Bit Easier

By Joe Glass It has been a hard year. The constant cycle of celebrity deaths, many of them heroes and icons of stage, screen and music. Brexit. Trump. The things that divide has have felt stronger than ever, pushing the world down and apart when now, in 2016, the 21st Century, we should all be […]

Is Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Coming To Broadway?

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the West End play written by Jack Thorne (with J.K. Rowling contributing to the story), may be making its way to Broadway in 2018, according to a report from the official Harry Potter website, Pottermore. Producers are in "final stages" of talks with Ambassador Theatre Group to initiate "a […]

New Writing From J.K. Rowling About The North American School Of Magic

Harry Potter writer J.K. Rowling is setting the stage for the upcoming film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The writer is releasing exclusive content on Pottermore.com today that centers around the North American School Of Magic! Here's a bit more information: "Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry,' the second installment in a collection of new […]