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Win a Harry Potter Book Signed by J.K. Rowling and Donate for the HPA!

Posted by: Melissa
October 06, 2013, 06:38 PM

We're entering the final week of the Harry Potter Alliance's Equality FTW fundraiser, and the amazing donation perks just Keep. Getting. Better. Today, it was announced that JK Rowling has donated a full set of the Harry Potter series books to the Harry Potter Alliance. An autographedContinued...

Misc

Pottermore Adds Gilderoy Lockhart's Bio to "Chamber of Secrets"

Posted by: Mel
October 03, 2013, 08:42 PM

You can now find J. K. Rowling's bio of DADA professor Gilderoy Lockhart in the "Chamber of Secrets" section of Pottermore:

You might want to pay a visit to one of the Moments from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets; a Moment that features a well-known character who prides himselfContinued...

Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe Talks "Kill Your Darlings" on The Colbert Report

Posted by: Mel
October 02, 2013, 08:53 PM

Daniel Radcliffe appeared on last night's Colbert Report to promote his film "Kill Your Darlings." You can watch the interview here. "Kill Your Darlings" will be released on October 16th.

Fantastic Beasts

David Heyman to Produce "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them"

Posted by: Melissa
October 02, 2013, 01:50 PM

MTV News Correspondent Josh Horowitz brings us the latest development in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them news:

Misc

First Pottermore Installment of "Goblet of Fire" Available to Everyone

Posted by: Mel
October 01, 2013, 08:42 PM

The first installment of "Goblet of Fire" on Pottermore is now available for all users to enjoy:

We’re excited to announce that all members of Pottermore.com are now able to explore the first instalment of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. 

Soak up the atmosphere of theContinued...

PotterCast

PotterCast #251: J/K!

Posted by: brad
October 01, 2013, 08:03 PM

Remember the time we ended PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, because there wasn't a lot of news in the Harry Potter world to discuss and we said that we'd hold out the slim hope that would change the far future, and if it did, we'd come back?

Remember how we found out two weeks later that J.K. Rowling had written two moreContinued...

Misc

First Installment of "Goblet of Fire" on Pottermore Available Now for Hufflepuffs

Posted by: Mel
September 30, 2013, 03:42 PM

As a reward for winning the last House Cup, members of Hufflepuff house can now access the first installment of "Goblet of Fire" on Pottermore:

Please note this early access will only be available to members who were sorted into Hufflepuff house before the fourth PottermoreContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Tom Felton!

Posted by: Mel
September 22, 2013, 08:41 PM

Please join Leaky in extending birthday wishes to Tom Felton, who turns 26 today. Many happy returns!

News

Wizarding World's "Grimmauld Place" starting to take Shape

Posted by: Catherine
September 22, 2013, 11:16 AM

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter's extension of Diagon Alley and London is quickly starting to become recognizable. The construction of this second half of the theme park, set to open this coming spring in 2014, is well underway. A few buildings, such as Number 12 Grimmauld Place, areContinued...

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Hermione Granger!

Posted by: Mel
September 19, 2013, 08:41 PM

September 19th marks the birthday of Hermione Granger, the brightest witch of her age. Please join us in wishing Hermione a very happy birthday and in hoping she gets many new books as gifts!

J.K. Rowling

J. K. Rowling Speaks About Her Years as a Single Mother for Gingerbread Organization

Posted by: Mel
September 18, 2013, 08:47 PM

J. K. Rowling, writing as president of the Gingerbread organization for single parents, has written about her experiences and struggles as a single mother in support of single parents:

Nearly twenty years ago (it’s a shock to me to write that, because it still seems quite aContinued...

Misc

Hufflepuff Wins Pottermore House Cup, Will Get Early Access to "Goblet of Fire"

Posted by: Mel
September 17, 2013, 08:41 PM

Last week, Hufflepuff won the fourth Pottermore House Cup, and as a reward they will receive 24 hour early access to the first installment of "Goblet of Fire" when it is released:

It was a hard fought competition and during the past four months each one of the four housesContinued...

Movies

"Fantastic Beasts" Films to Have Video Game and Theme Park Tie-ins

Posted by: Mel
September 13, 2013, 08:45 PM

Following the news that J. K. Rowling will write a screenplay for a "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" film, Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara has said that in addition to a series of films he anticipates that the "Fantastic Beasts" series will include video games and an attractionContinued...

Radcliffe

Video: "Kill Your Darlings" Trailer

Posted by: Mel
September 04, 2013, 08:44 PM

The full theatrical trailer for Dan Radcliffe's film, "Kill Your Darlings," is now online and can be viewed here or below. Radcliffe portrays a young Allen Ginsberg in the film.

J.K. Rowling

Video: J. K. Rowling Reveals Which Harry Potter Character She Misses the Most

Posted by: Mel
August 27, 2013, 08:44 PM

In honor of the 15th anniversary of Harry Potter (and the release of the new editions' book covers today), Scholastic released a video where J. K. Rowling reveals which Harry Potter character she misses the most. You can watch the video here or below.

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