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This Tiny Detail About Grindelwald Explains So Much In 'Fantastic Beasts'

By Sarah Halle Corey
J.K. Rowling is the queen of dropping new factoids about the characters in the Harry Potter universe while she's talking to her fans. In various Twitter threads and interviews, Rowling has revealed a variety of facts about everything from…

Listen Up, Muggles, J.K. Rowling Is Here For Your Dumbledore & Grindelwald Fan Fictions

By Ani Bundel
Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them has been a controversial follow-up series to the Harry Potter franchise since the premiere. Initially billed as a trilogy focused on a gentle Hufflepuff and his animals, the story turned out to be a prelude to…

This 'Harry Potter' Hogwarts Gingerbread Castle Will Enchant Witches & Wizards This Season

By Lara Walsh
It's officially the most magical time of the year for Potterheads, thanks to the wizards over at Reynolds Kitchens. This epic Harry Potter Gingerbread Hogwarts Castle by Reynolds Kitchens took over 30 hours of continuous work to put together, and…

Here's Everything Fans Need To Know About Voldemort & Grindelwald

By Ani Bundel
Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them introduced Grindelwald to audiences for the first time as a young(ish) man. Though he'd turned up once in the Harry Potter novels, Grindelwald was more of a has-been, a forerunner to the real evil of…

Here's What 'Harry Potter' Fans Should Really Know About Newt Scamander

By Ani Bundel
Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them was initially introduced to fans as a trilogy of movies about an entirely new character, in a different era, introducing new corners of the Wizarding World never seen before. But by the time Fantastic Beasts:…

Here's How 'Fantastic Beasts' Connects To The 'Harry Potter' Timeline

By Ani Bundel
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald has Potterheads of all stripes in a tizzy. The barrage of twists making up the spoiler-ific ending to the story is part of it, but there are other moments that don't make sense alongside what fans thought…

Ezra Miller Is Finally Talking About That 'Fantastic Beasts 2' Twist, So Listen Up

By Dylan Kickham
If you have already seen Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, then you probably left the theater with a ton of questions. The new movie ends with a big reveal that is confusing to even the most hardcore Harry Potter fans, but now the man at…

Here's Everything We Know About 'Fantastic Beasts 3'

By Dylan Kickham
Now that the second Fantastic Beasts movie is finally out, every Harry Potter fan is turning their attention to the next installment. Much of Fantastic Beasts 3 is still a mystery, but there are some details and theories that have sprung up to help…

4 Things 'Fantastic Beasts' Fans Should Remember About Queenie Goldstein

By Kristen Perrone
Every Wizarding World movie needs a lovable group of friends to guide us through magical shenanigans, and the Fantastic Beasts franchise is no exception. Newt Scamander may have stumbled into his friendships with No-Maj Jacob Kowalski and the…

Here's The 'Fantastic Beasts' Refresher You Need Before Seeing 'Crimes Of Grindelwald'

By Kristen Perrone
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is now officially in theaters, and although only two years have passed since the premiere of the franchise's first film, we can only remember so much about the ever-growing Wizarding World. J.K. Rowling…

Here's Everything 'Fantastic Beasts' Fans Should Know About Credence Barebone

By Kristen Perrone
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them hit theaters only two years ago, but that can feel like a lifetime in the world of movies. Introducing even more characters and wizarding world locations, the upcoming sequel Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of…

This New 'Fantastic Beasts 2' Clips Shows Serious Sibling Rivalry With Newt & Theseus

By Ani Bundel
Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them introduced audiences to Newt Scamander, author of the textbook by the same name. But when viewers met Newt, he was far from home, in New York City. Everything fans learned about his family and friends back…

Professor McGonagall Will Appear In 'Fantastic Beasts 2,' So Study Your Transfigurations

By Dylan Kickham
Harry Potter fans already knew that the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them sequel would feature a younger version of Albus Dumbledore played by Jude Law, but it turns out he's not the only iconic Hogwarts professor whose backstory the…

'The Nutcracker And The Four Realms' Soundtrack Will Put You In The Holiday Spirit

By Ani Bundel
The holidays bring certain traditions every year to families across the world. In the U.S., Thanksgiving means turkey. In the UK, Christmas means advent calendars. In Israel, Hanukkah means candles. And in theater, the end of Halloween means the…

These 'Harry Potter' Water Bottles Let You Rep Your Hogwarts House All Day, Every Day

By Georgina Berbari
Raise your hand if you were low-key very upset that you never received your Hogwarts letter in the mail. Honestly, same — I'm still learning how to cope. It's fine, guys. But while you may never get that coveted letter inviting you into the…

Here's What 'Fantastic Beasts' Fans Should Know About This New Character

By Ani Bundel
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is less than a month away from its release. Fans are excited to see returning favorites in the new film, like Newt Scamander from Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them and Albus Dumbledore from the…

This Wild 'Fantastic Beasts' Theory May Mean This Character Was Actually Nagini All Along

By Dylan Kickham
After the release of the final Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald trailer, there is only one name on everyone's lips right now. The new clip revealed the shocking origins of Voldemort's snake Nagini, who we found out was once a witch. The…

4 Tiny Clues In The 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald' Trailer You Missed

By Dylan Kickham
We are getting so close to returning to the wizarding world, and ahead of the next Fantastic Beasts movie, we are getting one final sneak peek at the magical movie. And this new trailer is absolutely packed with shocking revelations and clues about…

The Final 'Fantastic Beasts: Crimes Of Grindelwald' Trailer Uncovers A Major Origin Story

By Kristen Perrone
Wands at the ready, witches and wizards, because we're closer than ever before to seeing Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. The film won't hit theaters until November, but the last trailer has spilled a juicy secret that will convince you…

The Baby Nifflers In 'Fantastic Beasts 2' Are The Cutest Things You'll See Today

By Ani Bundel
The original concept behind Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them was a simple one: Newt Scamander, lover of these aforementioned beasts, travels with them to a foreign city. The Beasts get loose, chaos ensues. Much of this is now taking a back…

'Fantastic Beasts 2' Will Be "Darker & More Rigorous" & I'm Not Emotionally Prepared

By Ani Bundel
The Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them series will undergo some serious changes from the time fans last left it in 2016. Then it was an odd little one-off film about Newt Scamander, the writer of the titular book, and some of his adventures in…

These 'Fantastic Beasts' Sequel Spoilers Will Make You Want To Grab Your Wand ASAP

By Kristen Perrone
We're nearly at the four-month countdown until Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald hits theaters, and we're still quite in the dark of what to expect. By now, we've seen glimpses of a young Dumbledore and a young Newt Scamander in the film's…

The Actor Playing Young Newt Scamander In The 'Fantastic Beasts' Sequel Is Simply Magical

By Ani Bundel
When the Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them series revealed Newt Scamander and company would be heading back to the UK and Europe for the second installment, fans were over the moon. It suggested there was a chance to see Hogwarts before…

16 Joyful, Underrated Rom-Coms Like 'Set It Up' You Should Watch This Summer

By Kristen Perrone
Netflix original movies may have started out as a cinematic equivalent of the guy your gal told you not to worry about, but I have a newfound love for the streaming service after watching its recent movie Set It Up. The adorable rom-com about two…

The 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald' Screenplay Cover Is Full Of Tiny Clues

By Kristen Perrone
We still have quite the wait until Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald hits theaters this November, but that certainly hasn't stopped hardcore Potterheads from uncovering what they can about the upcoming sequel. Thanks to the recent reveal…

J.K. Rowling Apologized For Killing Off This 'Harry Potter' Character, But He's Still Dead

By Ani Bundel
Perhaps to most muggles, May 2 is a day like any other. It's the day after May Day and a couple of days before May the Fourth, but on its own, nothing special. Wizards and witches know differently. May 2, 1998, was the day of the Battle of Hogwarts,…

J.K. Rowling Revealed Who Jessica Williams 'Fantastic Beasts 2' Character & It's Magical

By Dylan Kickham
From fangirl to franchise star, Jessica Williams' Harry Potter dreams are coming true in major ways. Last fall, the former Daily Show correspondent and self-proclaimed Harry Potter superfan freaked out when she found out that she was cast in the…

This New 'Harry Potter' Theory About The Battle Of Hogwarts Will Make Muggles Gasp

By Ani Bundel
Pottermania has returned, starting with the 2016 debut of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, as well as Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. But that was only the beginning, as last year began a series of 20th-anniversary milestones for the…

5 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald' Theories That Will Put A Spell On You

By Ani Bundel
Crank up the Tumblrs and the fan theory corners of Reddit, there's a new wizarding world movie on the way. It there's one thing Harry Potter fans are known for, other than their fan fiction, it's their abilities to spin fan theories from here until…

A 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald' Screenplay Is Coming & We Can't Handle It

By Ani Bundel
The year 2016 will go down in wizarding world legend, as it was the year fans got not one new book from the Potterverse, but two. The first (and the more popular one) was the script for Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, despite it not actually…

'Harry Potter' Fans Think The 'Crimes Of Grindelwald' Trailer Has A Glaring Plot Hole

By Dylan Kickham
The new Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald trailer is super exciting to most Harry Potter fans, but some diehard fans of the magical franchise are pretty upset about one small moment in the new clip. Obviously, Harry Potter has built such a…

Muggles On Twitter Are Losing Their Minds Over The New 'Fantastic Beasts' Trailer

By Dylan Kickham
It's finally here! The official first trailer for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald just flew online faster than a Nimbus 2000, and the magical first footage of the upcoming Harry Potter movie is already getting fans so amped. Check out…

The First 'Fantastic Beasts: Crimes Of Grindelwald' Trailer Is Here & It's Full Of Magic

By Ani Bundel
It's that time of year again. The clocks have jumped forward. The sun is setting later. Spring, with the exception of a stray nor'easter or two, is on the way. Springtime is magic, which is why it's the perfect time of year for Warner Brothers to…

Daniel Radcliffe Stars In ‘Beast Of Burden’ As A Drug Smuggler, Not A Wizard – EXCLUSIVE

By Stephanie Ironson
There will be no foolish wand waiving or silly incantations on this plane. Daniel Radcliffe continues to break from his Harry Potter past by diving head first into deep range characters. In his latest movie, Beast Of Burden, Daniel Radcliffe plays…

A 'Fantastic Beasts' Virtual Reality Experience Is Coming, So Get Your Wands Ready

By Ani Bundel
Harry Potter is one of the most popular fantasy series in history because it created a world we the fans all want to join. The wizarding world is a place of daydreams, where magic happens; schools are like Hogwarts, and everyone can have a Fantastic…

New 'Harry Potter' Exhibit Is Finally Coming To The U.S. & It Sounds Magical

By Ani Bundel
Nineteen years later may have fallen on Sept. 1, 2017, but it was 2016 that was the big year for the wizarding world as the double whammy comeback of Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them hit theaters while Harry Potter and the Cursed Child hit…

Here's Where To Stream 'Harry Potter' Now That The Freeform Marathons Are Over

By Dylan Kickham
For years now, Freeform (née ABC Family) has been a comforting refuge for Harry Potter fans everywhere. You would be hard-pressed to find a weekend when the network wasn't airing a full Harry Potter marathon. Labor Day weekend? Harry Potter…

These New 'Fantastic Beasts' Photos Give Us More Details About The Sequel

By Ani Bundel
With 2018 on the horizon, there are films we're looking forward to arriving with the new year. With Game of Thrones taking 2018 off, and Star Wars delivering their 2018 movie standalone in May instead of December, the holidays next year are going to…

6 Reasons Why 'Harry Potter' Movies Are The Best To Watch On Winter Break

By Alani Vargas
There are many popular movies that stole our hearts in childhood, but only a few are as beloved as Harry Potter. The boy who lived and his adventures have been around for almost two full decades, which is basically your whole life if you're in your…

Amber Heard Responds To 'Fantastic Beasts' Not Recasting Johnny Depp On Instagram

By Alana Altmann
There has been a lot of talk about the controversial decision to not replace Johnny Depp's role in the Fantastic Beasts films with another actor. Now the actor's ex-wife appears to weighing on the subject via social media. Amber Heard's response to…

J.K. Rowling Has Finally Spoken Out About Casting Johnny Depp In 'Fantastic Beasts'

By Dylan Kickham
There has been a ton of public backlash against the Harry Potter franchise's decision to continue working with Johnny Depp in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald after he was accused of domestic abuse by ex-wife Amber Heard.…

'Harry Potter' Weekends On Freeform Are Officially Over, As If 2017 Couldn't Get Worse

By Alana Altmann
Sing it with me now. It's the mooost wonderful tiiime of the yearrrr. Wait — what? Harry Potter won't be on Freeform anymore? It was totally my thing to curl up and watch those marathons. It was your thing, too? No! No. According to Collider's…

The 'Fantastic Beasts' Producer Reveals Details About The Sequel & We're Freaking Out

By Ani Bundel
The end of last week saw the one year mark until the next installment in the Harry Potter prequel movie series, with the unwieldy title of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. While some fans were overjoyed to return to the wizarding world, most…

The 'Fantastic Beasts' Sequel Finally Has An Official Title & It Will Give You Chills

By Dylan Kickham
All of the details about the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them sequel have finally been magically revealed. The franchise released the first official cast photo for the upcoming sequel, along with revealing its title and release date. The…

New 'Fantastic Beasts' Sequel Photo Has 'Potter' Fans Ready For Young Dumbledore

By Ani Bundel
Like Disney, who own Marvel's MCU and Star Wars, Warner Brothers also has two major name "franchise universes." The first is the DC Extended Universe, who's latest offering, Justice League, is currently getting clobbered by critics. The other is the…

'Harry Potter' Is Coming To HBO So You Can Finally Binge Watch At Your Own Will

By Collette Reitz
Having trouble coming up with a holiday wish list this year? Well, if you're willing to wait for your present until Jan. 1, 2018, then I have a great suggestion for you. Also, if you're a Potterhead, I can almost guarantee that you will love it. Get…

6 DIY 'Harry Potter' Costumes To Make Your Halloween Super Magical

By Anna Menta
As Halloween grows nearer and nearer, nerds across the country grow more and more panicked. After all, there's less than two months for you to find the perfect relevant, attractive, humorous costume that proves you love pop culture more than anyone…

This 'Harry Potter' Celebration May Include Our First Look At 'Fantastic Beasts' 2

By Ani Bundel
Fall is in the air. All the little wizards and witches have gone back to Hogwarts or Ilvermorny and are studying away. Meanwhile, down in Florida, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter isn't letting Hurricane Irma get in the way of progress, and have…

An 'It' Sequel Is Coming, So No One Is Safe Yet

By Ani Bundel
Stephen King might have had a rough August with The Dark Tower, but he's having a much better September, as the newest adaptation of his novel It is a smash hit. Opening weekend brought in $123 million domestically, obliterating expected box office…

'Hunger Games' & 'Twilight' Sequels Could Be Coming, According To Lionsgate

By Anna Menta
It looks like Lionsgate has come up with a nifty solution to its two biggest franchises ending: Make more movies anyway! According to a new report from Variety, the studio if very seriously considering Hunger Games and Twilight sequels, despite the…