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"Wasteland" to Premiere at Toronto Film Festival

Posted by: Catherine
August 22, 2012, 12:11 PM

Matthew Lewis's (Neville Longbottom) new movie Wasteland is set to premiere at the Toronto Film Festival on September 7, joining The Perks of Being a Wallflower and Great Expectation. The movie will be shown on September 8 and 15 as well. Matthew Lewis will not be attending this premiereContinued...


Ashley Greene talks about Tom Felton and "CBGB"

Posted by: Catherine
August 22, 2012, 11:49 AM

SnitchSeeker sat down with Todd Lincoln, the director of Tom Felton's (Draco Malfoy) new movie The Apparition, and Felton's costar Ashley Green. The Apparition hits theaters this Friday, August 24. Ashley Greene also costars with Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) and Alan Rickman (Severus Snape) inContinued...

Fan Events

Wrockfest in the Forest of Dean

Posted by: Mel
August 21, 2012, 07:09 PM

On October 12th through October 15th Greensboro, North Carolina will play host to the wrock festival "Wrockfest in the Forest of Dean." The event will be held at the Girl Scout Keyauwee Program Center near Greensboro, NC and will feature  the Whomping Willows, Lauren Fairweather, Gred & Forge, DiagonContinued...


Video: 'Hagrid' Clip from Harry Potter Wizards Collection Special Features

Posted by: Stephanie_J
August 21, 2012, 01:16 PM

Den of Geek has received a new clip discussing the creation of Hagrid from the special features of the Harry Potter Wizards Collection. The clip includes interviews with Nick Dudman, special makeup effects designer, and Martin Bayfield, the double for Hagrid. Watch the videoContinued...


Composer John Williams to Receive Classic Brit Award for Lifetime Achievement

Posted by: Stephanie_J
August 21, 2012, 01:02 PM

John Williams, the famed composer behind Hedwig's Theme, will be honored with a lifetime achievement award at this year's Classic Brit Awards in October.

Williams composed the soundtrack for the first two "Harry Potter" films, but is also well known for composing theContinued...


New York Times Interview with Emma Watson

Posted by: Mel
August 17, 2012, 07:14 PM

The New York Times has a new interview up with Emma Watson, which mainly discusses her transition from "Harry Potter" to other films. Among the topics discussed is Watson's American accent in her upcoming film "The Perks of Being a Wallflower":

She also manages the difficult feat — for a nice EnglishContinued...


New Interview from the Set of "Perks"

Posted by: Catherine
August 17, 2012, 01:54 PM

A new interview from the set of The Perks of Being a Wallflower was released by Buzz Sugar today. A group of reporters were invited to the set of the film adaption of Stephen Chbosky's novel. Emma talked about her first major post-Potter role and acting with an American accent.

Have you read the book,Continued...


Happy (Belated) Birthday Evanna Lynch

Posted by: Catherine
August 17, 2012, 01:44 PM

Yesterday, August 16, marked Evanna Lynch's (Luna Lovegood) birthday. This eager Harry Potter fan, and young Irish actress turned 21. Please join us in wishing Evanna a happy belated birthday! We apologize for the delay.


Wizarding World's New Merchandise

Posted by: Catherine
August 16, 2012, 08:39 PM

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter has a new selection of robes and stuffed animals in Hogsmeade stores. Voldemort, Snape, and Dumbledore robes are now available, as well as Hermione's Yule Ball gown. New stuffed animals include Baby Norbert and a selection of owls.

Dumbledore's robes

Snape's robes

Voldemort's robesContinued...


New Stills of Emma Watson in "Perks"

Posted by: Catherine
August 16, 2012, 08:21 PM

New screen shots of Emma Watson's new movie The Perks of Being a Wallflower have been released. These stills can be seen below. According to Just Jared  "Every Wednesday, the Perks Facebook page will be releasing an image and iconic quote from the book and film. Fans are asked to createContinued...


Video: Stunt Doubles on the Harry Potter Set

Posted by: Mel
August 16, 2012, 07:11 PM

Yet another new clip from the special features of the Harry Potter Wizard's Collection DVD set has been released, this time featuring a look at the stunt doubles on the set of the Harry Potter films. You can watch the video here or below.

Get More:

For more from NextMovie: More videos | Trailers | MovieContinued...

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"Quidditch Through the Ages" and "Fantastic Beasts" Now Available at the Pottermore Shop

Posted by: Mel
August 16, 2012, 07:07 PM

The Pottermore Insider is reporting that e-books of "Quidditch Through the Ages" and "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" are now available at the Pottermore Shop:

The Pottermore Shop has added two new and exciting texts to the Harry Potter eBookContinued...


Rupert Grint Birthday Project

Posted by: Mel
August 16, 2012, 07:03 PM

Our friends over at are once again holding their annual Rupert Grint Birthday Project in honor of Grint's birthday on August 24th. This year they are urging fans who would like to send a birthday card or present to Grint to instead donate to Grint's favorite charity, the Teenage Cancer Trust. The TeenageContinued...


Read the July Quibbler

Posted by: Mel
August 16, 2012, 03:35 PM

A thousand apologies for the delay, but the July 31st issue of The Quibbler is online and features news on an all Animagi event and of a troll attack at the San Diego Comic-Con.

You can read The Quibbler here or as a zip file here. Peruse the Quibbler's archives here.


Pottermore: Next Instalment Progress

Posted by: Catherine
August 15, 2012, 12:34 PM

An update has been posted about the next instalment of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets on Pottermore. According to Pottermore Insider, editors are back in the studio working on more sound features for the next instalment.

We've been back in the studio this week, finalising more sounds that feature inContinued...

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