Articles Tagged 'Harry Potter'


WATCH: ‘Harry Potter’ Recut To Match ‘The Force Awakens’ Trailer

Last year’s release of the trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens was a mini-premiere all of its own, with fan reactions hitting a rate of 17,000 tweets per minute and people getting very emotional indeed. But what happens if you take another beloved movie and re-edit a trailer to match each scene? First megafan Michael Furth tried it, […]

Author J.K. Rowling attends photocall ahead of her reading from ‘The Casual Vacancy’ at the Queen Elizabeth Hall on September 27, 2012 in London, England.

READ: New JK Rowling Stories Explain Run-Up to ‘Fantastic Beasts’

The long-awaited Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them comes to theaters in November, but before you enroll, you’ve got some required reading. The movie, as you know, is a sort of prequel to the Harry Potter series, taking place 70 years before Harry arrives at Hogwarts. Not only that but it’s also […]

Mick Ignis as Severus Snape

WATCH: Fan-Movie ‘Severus Snape and the Marauders’ Released Online

Forget Larry or Fifty Shades; this takes fan fiction to a whole new level. In the wake of JK Rowling quashing rumors of a possible Harry Potter and the Cursed Child movie, Broad Strokes Productions have finally released Severus Snape and the Marauders, a half-hour fan-made movie that tells the backstory of Harry’s parents. Broad Strokes said of the […]

Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni and Paul Thornley (Photos: Miles Willis/Gareth Cattermole/Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)

Meet the New Harry, Hermione and Ron

Harry Potter fans should be pretty good at having their expectations challenged by now, given the magical nature of the stories and the willing suspension of disbelief involved in imagining those supernatural events into life. So, with the announcement of the actors who will be playing the principal trio in J.K. Rowling’s new play Harry […]

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Diagon Alley Red Carpet Arrivals

WATCH: New Wizarding World of Harry Potter Opening Date Revealed

This video of Luna Lovegood announcing the opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios gives us the warm fuzzies. Universal Studios, located in Hollywood, California, has spent five years working on bringing J.K. Rowling’s magical stories to life. Lovegood, who is portrayed by British actress Evanna Lynch, joined Alan Gilmore, art […]


J.K. Rowling Explains Severus Potter

The issue of why Harry Potter would choose to give his own son the name of the teacher who made his school life such a misery has long been a slight puzzlement to fans of the magical stories. On the one hand, Severus Snape revealed a strong and abiding love for Harry’s mother Lily, and […]


WATCH: Adele Announces European Tour with a Magic Wand

Some pop and rock stars would not get away with the level of presentation ineptitude displayed in this video clip, but it does help when your comeback album is breaking records for first week sales, and you’re known to be something of a live wire. That’ll get you a long way. So here’s Adele larking […]

“Victor Frankenstein” New York Premiere

WATCH: Daniel Radcliffe Gets Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter, Victor Frankenstein) is being honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 11:30am PST today, and we can watch it all go down live via Variety’s YouTube channel: Radcliffe, 26, kicked off his film career in 2001 as Harry Potter in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. This was […]


J.K. Rowling Reveals Sirius Black’s Birthday

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling had a bit of fun over the weekend, cheering on her favorite rugby team, reports RadioTimes. Rowling took to Twitter, as she does, promising fans a reward if they were to tweet in favor of the Scottish rugby team by including #AsOne: Off to Newcastle for #SAMvSCO and if lots of you […]

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