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Quidditch World Cup '14: Final Match, Bulgaria versus Brazil

Posted by: Mel
July 11, 2014, 08:50 PM

The results of the final match of the Quidditch World Cup are here! Go to the Daily Prophet offices to read through Ginny Potter and Rita Skeeter's comments from throughout the match, and see which team claimed the first place spot.

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Dave Legeno, Fenrir Greyback Actor, Dies at 50

Posted by: Mel
July 11, 2014, 08:47 PM

Dave Legeno, who played Fenrir Greyback, died while hiking in Death Valley. He was fifty years old. TMZ reports that his body was found in "an area so remote a CHP helicopter had to be called in to remove it."


Our thoughts are with Mr. Legeno's family at this difficult, sad time.

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Quidditch World Cup '14: Final Will Be Reported Live Tomorrow

Posted by: Mel
July 10, 2014, 08:45 PM

A reminder to all you Quidditch fans out there - the final of this year's world cup will have live commentary. Reporters Ginny Weasley and Rita Skeeter will be reporting on the match between Bulgaria and Brazil as it happens, and their comments will appear on Pottermore Insider and theContinued...

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Quidditch World Cup '14: USA and Japan Play for Third Place

Posted by: Mel
July 09, 2014, 08:40 PM

The results of the match between the USA and Japan, which decides third place, are in. Go to the Daily Prophet section of Pottermore to see which team won.


The final match, between Bulgaria and Brazil, will be played on July 11th.

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Universal Studios Diagon Alley Expansion Open Today

Posted by: Mel
July 08, 2014, 10:25 PM

The Diagon Alley expansion at Universal Studios Florida opened to the public today and, as expected, Harry Potter fans flocked to the park to see it:

Parkgoers stood in a snaking queue for at least two hours to get into the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Diagon Alley. Many then joinedContinued...

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Emma Watson Announced as Goodwill Ambassador

Posted by: Mel
July 08, 2014, 10:18 PM

UN Women has announced that Emma Watson will be appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador to promote gender equality:

“We are thrilled and honoured to work with Emma, whom we believe embodies the values of UN Women,” stated Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN Women.Continued...

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New Harry Potter short story from JKR

Posted by: Catherine
July 08, 2014, 03:27 PM

As she promised at the beginning of Pottermore's Quidditch World Cup coverage, J.K. Rowling has published a Harry Potter short story. Like most new material from the Potter Universe, this short story has been posted on Pottermore as extra content. However, this time the new content is a short story of HarryContinued...

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Ginny Potter Will Comment Live on the Quidditch World Cup Final

Posted by: Mel
July 07, 2014, 08:42 PM

Ginny Potter will be reporting live from the Patagonian desert for the Quidditch World Cup final match: Brazil versus Bulgaria. The match will take place on July 11th and Ginny will be joined by a "familiar face" in the journalist's enclosure:

It’s Brazil versus Bulgaria for the 2014Continued...

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Quidditch World Cup '14 Semi-finals: Bulgaria vs. Japan

Posted by: Mel
July 06, 2014, 08:40 PM

The results of the last semi-final match, Bulgaria versus Japan, can now be read on Pottermore. Go to the Daily Prophet section to see which team will be advancing and which team will be playing the USA for third place.

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Quidditch World Cup '14 Semi-finals: Brazil vs. USA

Posted by: Mel
July 05, 2014, 08:40 PM

The results of the first semi-final match, Brazil versus USA, are in! Go to the Daily Prophet section of Pottermore to see which team will be advancing to the final round.

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"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" Will be Shot at Leavesden Studios

Posted by: Mel
July 03, 2014, 08:49 PM

Though we know that the first film will open in New York, the "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" trilogy will be shot at Leavesden Studios in the UK, where all of the "Harry Potter" films were made:

J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter spinoff “Fantastic Beasts and WhereContinued...

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Pottermore Updated with Ludo Bagman's Take on the Quidditch World Cup

Posted by: Mel
July 02, 2014, 08:42 PM

Ludo Bagman is apparently still up to his old gambling ways, as Pottermore has been updated with new writing from J. K. Rowling concerning Bagman's take on the betting odds of the current Quidditch World Cup. You can see a quick breakdown of his opinion on the four remaining teamsContinued...

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J.K. Rowling to Receive Writing Award Today

Posted by: Catherine
June 23, 2014, 02:14 PM

Today, June 23, J.K. Rowling will be honored with the International Writers Award for her outstanding contribution to children's literature. Ms. Rowling will receive this prestigious award in the presence of the Chief Justice, judges, ministers, editors, and diplomats at the International ConferenceContinued...

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Dan Radcliffe to Receive Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Posted by: Mel
June 20, 2014, 08:45 PM

Dan Radcliffe is among the 30 honorees selected to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2015:


“We know that the new selections represent the best of the entertainment industry and will be a great addition to the Walk of Fame for both the Hollywood community and fansContinued...

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"The Silkworm" Now Available

Posted by: Catherine
June 19, 2014, 12:55 AM

The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith, J.K. Rowling's very very close author friend, is now available in bookstores and on e-readers. The reviews for the second Cormoran Strike mystery have us biting at the bit to get our hands on this book. If you have obtained a copy of the book and/or read it, please leave your commentsContinued...

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