Articles Tagged 'Harry Potter'

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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J.K. Rowling Makes Mistakes, Too

We’re not about to shatter your image of the grand J.K. Rowling (Harry Potter), because the mistake she made on Twitter was small and understandable but worth mentioning. Rowling was innocently tweeting, using the social platform to promote an NPR conversation revolving around her new book Career of Evil, the latest installment to the Cormoram […]

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J.K. Rowling: Snape Smells of ‘Bitterness and Old Shoes’

Poor Severus Snape. Having been handed the least pleasant of tasks throughout the entire Harry Potter story arc, one in which he was forced by poor circumstance to act against his own finer feelings and present himself in a less-than-attractive light, it seems that even his creator struggles to find something nice to say about […]

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‘Harry Potter’ Fans Leave Socks to Free Dobby

Visitors of the Warner Bros. Harry Potter studio tour in Leavesden, England, aren’t fans of Harry’s friend Dobby being trapped in a glass case, reports Time. Some are even draping their socks on the plaque next to Dobby’s new home. The socks are meant to free him, pulled from the Harry Potter story line, which explains […]

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