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Royal Family Visits Warner Bros. Studio Tour

Posted by: Mel
April 26, 2013, 04:23 PM

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry visited the Warner Bros. Studio Tour today. J. K. Rowling was also there to greet them. While they were at the studio Prince William made a speech praising Harry Potter and Rowling:

He said: "The journey today began most obviously after the legendaryContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Slytherin Wins Third Pottermore House Cup

Posted by: Mel
April 25, 2013, 08:49 PM

Ambitious Slytherin has won the third Pottermore House Cup with 26,990,924 points. Ravenclaw came in second with 26,916,194 points, Gryffindor came in third with 26,740,444 points, and Hufflepuff came in fourth with 26,715,401 points.


This is Slytherin's second time winning the House Cup. Congrats to SlytherinContinued...

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L.A. Wizarding World Plans Approved

Posted by: Catherine
April 25, 2013, 07:04 PM

Plans to build a Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park at Universal Studios Hollywood in California have been approved! The theme park is part of a large--$1.6 billion--upgrade project for Universal Studios Hollywood. This expansion and upgrade was officially approved by the L.A. County Board of Supervisors.Continued...

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New "Bling Ring" Trailer

Posted by: Catherine
April 24, 2013, 05:43 PM

An official trailer revealing more of the plot line of The Bling Ring has been released! The trailer gives a brief summary of the story line that is based on true events. Don't worry, the trailer doesn't reveal any spoilers by showing the teenagers' incarceration. In real life, the thieves rose to fame through the mediaContinued...

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Third Pottermore House Cup Winner to be Revealed on Thursday

Posted by: Mel
April 22, 2013, 08:45 PM

The Pottermore Insider has announced via Twitter that tomorrow the House Points will be concealed on Pottermore, and the new House Cup winner will be announced on Thursday, April 25th.


Currently, Slytherin is in the lead with 26,471,263 points, with Ravenclaw following in second place,Continued...

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Toby Jones and Imelda Staunton in "Circle Mirror Transformation"

Posted by: Catherine
April 21, 2013, 10:02 PM

Harry Potter actors Toby Jones (the voice of Dobby) and Imelda Staunton (Dolores Umbridge) will be taking to the stage in Annie Baker's Circle Mirror Transformation. This theater production will be put on by the Royal Court as a part of its Theatre Local project. TheContinued...

Movies

Animal Actors to be Featured at Warner Bros. Studio Tour

Posted by: Mel
April 18, 2013, 08:44 PM

From May 25th to June 2nd the Warner Bros. Studio Tour will be featuring some of the famous animal actors from the Harry Potter films, including the cats that played Mrs. Norris and Crookshanks. Julie Tottman, the head animal trainer for the films, will be on hand to answer questions. OtherContinued...

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"Bling Ring"'s First Official Poster

Posted by: Catherine
April 18, 2013, 07:45 PM

Emma Watson's new film, The Bling Ring, has released its first official movie poster. The poster can be seen below, thanks to Digital Spy. The movie will be released in the United States on June 14, and in the United Kingdom July 5.





Based on observations from promotional stills and the trailer, Emma Watson'sContinued...

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Happy Birthday Emma Watson!

Posted by: Catherine
April 15, 2013, 09:43 PM

One of our favorite actresses, Miss Emma Watson, turns 23 today! Miss Watson says she feels "so old", but we disagree. Please join us in wishing Emma a very Happy Birthday!

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Emma Watson receives Trailblazer Award at MTV Movie Awards

Posted by: Catherine
April 15, 2013, 09:40 PM

Emma Watson, who turns 23 today (Happy Birthday Emma!), received the Trailblazer award at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards last night. The Trailblazer "The award is given to an actor who, despite their age, has managed to inspire others with a diverse portfolio of work and a transcendent reputation in theContinued...

Misc

New Details on the Wizarding World Expansion

Posted by: Mel
April 13, 2013, 03:49 PM

Mugglenet has received new information concerning the rumors of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter expansion:

We were told that the Hogwarts Express will indeed be the link between the two parks, and in fact, there will be THREE trains running on monorail type tracks. There will not be windows on the train,Continued...

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Potted Potter Returning to NYC in May

Posted by: Mel
April 11, 2013, 08:43 PM

Potted Potter, a parody that summarizes all seven Harry Potter books in seventy minutes, is returning off-Broadway in May:

New York – The hit off-Broadway show Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff returns for a 13 week engagement to off-Broadway’s Little ShubertContinued...

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"Prisoner of Azkaban" Chapters 8-15 are now available on Pottermore

Posted by: Catherine
April 10, 2013, 09:12 AM

Pottermore has released the next installment of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Chapters 8-15 are now available to play! Enjoy!

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Rupert Grint as Cheeta Chrome in new "CBGB" poster

Posted by: Catherine
April 08, 2013, 06:01 PM

CBGB now has an official Facebook page, and has released a new photo of Rupert Grint as Cheeta Chrome. (The cover photo of the new Facebook page also shows Alan Rickman introducing a band.Other Rickman photos can also be seen on the timeline of the Facebook page and below.) According the FacebookContinued...

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New "Bling Ring" Stills

Posted by: Catherine
April 07, 2013, 10:11 AM

New photos of Emma Watson in her new movie, The Bling Ring, have been released. In these new photos, Emma Watson and her posse of celebrity thieves can be seen enjoying the high life and even awaiting trial. The stills can be seen here, and will be up in the galleries soon!

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