Search results for "harry-potter"

Pottermore Celebrates The 20th Anniversary Of 'Harry Potter' With A New Book Club

ByAni Bundel
Today begins a series of anniversaries for Harry Potter that will carry on over the summer, as each of the books released in June, July, and August reach various milestones. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone turns 20 today and Harry Potter…

Luna Lovegood And James Potter Broke Up, And 'Harry Potter' Fans Can't Handle It

ByAnna Menta
Luna LoveGOOD? More like Luna Love-is-complicated-and-doesn't-always-work-out-for-various-reasons, AM I RIGHT?! Yeah, I'm right. (Did you think I was going to make a different pun? Sorry, no.) On Friday, while "Harry Potter" fans were lining up to…

This 'Stranger Things' Connection To 'Harry Potter' Is Giving Potterheads Some Flashbacks

ByAni Bundel
Long before this season of Stranger Things began, back before Season 2 even started filming, the Duffer brothers were comparing their series to Harry Potter. No, they're not able to do magic. No, there's no Dumbledore or Wizarding school. But the…

Did You Notice This Depressing Detail About Harry In The First 'Harry Potter'?

ByAnna Menta
Are you prepared to have major feels about "Harry Potter" today? If you answered "yes," we're probably soul mates, but if you answered "no," too bad, you're still going to have major feels. No matter how many times you read the books and no matter…

This 'Harry Potter' Podcast Is Basically '50 Shades Of Grey' At Hogwarts

ByAni Bundel
Rule 34 states that as long as there is a fandom on the internet, there will be, ahem, sexually related material for said fandom. And as long as there has been Harry Potter in the world, there has been fan-fiction for it. These two facts have been…

The New 'Harry Potter' Play Will Be A Sequel About Harry's Son, Albus

ByKatie Corvino
Sup Muggles, listen up. I've got some news for you. Our lord and savior, JK Rowling, is currently working on a theater play called "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," and it will apparently focus on Harry Potter's son, Albus Severus. If you're…

Snapchat Released A Quidditch 3D Bitmoji Lens For Harry Potter’s Birthday & It's Magical

ByRachel Murphy
Snapchat is all about augmented reality as of late, and they are back with a brand new Bitmoji lens to commemorate the birth of your favorite half-blooded wizard. Forget the cake and candles, because Snapchat's Harry Potter Quidditch Bitmoji lens is…

'Harry Potter' Yoga Exists, So You Can Get That Body In The Mirror Of Erised

ByTim McGovern
Breaking news: We can now all downward-dog like Sirius' animagus form. If you live anywhere in the vicinity of Austin, Texas, grab some Floo powder, go into the nearest chimney, throw that green dust to the floor and scream the name "Circle Brewing…

Hillary Clinton Talks About Magical Powers Of The 'Harry Potter' Books

ByJohn Haltiwanger
The first Harry Potter book came out 20 years ago this week, which has ushered in a wave of nostalgia among fans of the series. Two decades later, the magic of the books is still going strong, so much so that former Secretary of State Hillary…

The 'Harry Potter' Play Is Coming To NYC And American Muggles Are Rejoicing

ByAdam Silvers
Despite the fact I never miss a "Harry Potter" weekend on Freeform, I still haven't seen the movie "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them." Trust me, I feel like a fraud. I better get on it ASAP, though, because the next "Harry Potter" production…

Another 'Harry Potter' Movie Might Actually Happen And We Can't Handle It

ByRobert Anthony
After a recent interview with Reuters, J.K. Rowling expressed that Harry Potter is "done," which sent fans into a deep depression. The news came just before Rowling announced that she would be releasing a collection of short stories revolving around…

Attention ‘Harry Potter’ Fans: 2 New Books Are Coming This October

ByDylan Kickham
Even though all of the main Harry Potter books have concluded, it's still an amazing time to be a fan of the wizarding world J.K. Rowling created. Diehard fans will get to learn even more about the magical realm of Harry Potter with two new books…

Yep, It's True: JK Rowling Is Releasing Three New 'Harry Potter' Books

ByRobert Anthony
Well, Harry Potter fans, you're in for quite a treat. Following the release of the exhilarating "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" play, JK Rowling has announced that she plans to release three new "Harry Potter" books through her digital…

This 'Harry Potter' Christmas Tree Will Give You Major Holiday Inspiration

ByTim McGovern
Let's be real, the best place to celebrate Christmas is probably Hogwarts. Since it sadly doesn't exist and we're all Muggles, this Facebook user's Christmas tree will have to do the trick. Kathryn Burnett took her love for all things "Harry Potter"…

'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child' Finally Has Its NYC Broadway Debut Date

ByKelli Boyle
WANDS AT THE READY. Get ready, Potterheads, "Harry Potter And The Cursed Child" just locked in its broadway debut for April 22, 2018. It's literally an entire year away and I'm sobbing because of the wait, but if the reviews from its run in London…

You Can Actually Be A Wizard Like Harry Potter Thanks To This Hogwarts Airbnb

ByRobert Anthony
Calling all Potterheads! Calling all Potterheads! Even if you're not a loyal Harry Potter fan, but you simply appreciate "The Wizarding World" at Universal Studios Hollywood, you'll still appreciate this just like Harry appreciated his golden…

JK Rowling Reveals Her Favorite Moment From 'Harry Potter'

ByTim McGovern
Did someone just cast Avada Kedavra? Because this news is killing me... you know, in a good way and not in the Voldemort sense. When two geniuses show their mutual love for each other, it's a beautiful moment. Speaking of beautiful moments,…

Harry Potter'-Themed 'Escape The Room' Challenges You To Break Out Of Azkaban

ByTaylor Ortega
Are you ready to escape from Azkaban? Are you ready to join forces with your fellow wizards?? Are you ready to visit Conshohocken, Pennsylvania??? OK, well, you can't have the first two without the last one, so get over yourself and rent a…

'Harry Potter' Fans Lose It Over Theory Dumbledore Wasn't Elder Wand Master

ByJohn Haltiwanger
If you're a fan of "Harry Potter," this theory about Dumbledore and the Elder Wand will definitely leave you feeling a bit shaken and confused. As Dumbledore once stated, The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be…

JK Rowling Just Released New Info About Harry Potter's Family History

ByGillian Fuller
Need your "Harry Potter" fix? You're in luck. JK Rowling's website, Pottermore, was updated to better serve the swarms of "Harry Potter" fans, and along with the renovation comes a new piece of writing straight from Rowling herself. In a statement,…

There's Another 'Harry Potter' Cafe And It Has Goblets Of Fire On The Menu

ByAnna Menta
The fourth "Harry Potter" book came out in 2000, which means it's taken 17 years for someone to make a drink called "Goblet of Fire." I know, I'm just as disappointed in us as you are. But thank Merlin, the day has finally come, and it's pretty…

You Can Ride The Hogwarts Express At This 'Harry Potter' Festival

ByAnna Menta
This is not a drill: There is a real-life Hogwarts Express and you can totally take a ride on it. Let me repeat: THE HOGWARTS EXPRESS IS REAL, PEOPLE! It's all thanks this "Harry Potter" festival in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, which takes place…

The 'Harry Potter' Stars Have A Group Chat And Fans Are Losing Their Minds

ByDylan Kickham
The "Harry Potter" movies may have come to an end more than five years ago (sure there's "Fantastic Beasts" and "Cursed Child" and all that stuff, but you know what I mean), but it sounds like the stars are still super close. How do I know this?…

All 8 'Harry Potter' Films Will Be Returning To IMAX Theaters, Muggles

ByTim McGovern
Have you ever wanted to basically live inside of a cinema and watch all eight "Harry Potter" films in the most magical movie marathon of all time? Well, get your wands out in celebration because the entire Wizarding World saga is coming back to life…

'Harry Potter' Star Shows Off Her Bare Butt In New Issue Of Playboy

ByEitan Levine
Accio DAT A$$, GURLLLL!!!!!!!!!!!! After a year of trying us to convince us that reading articles was somehow more exciting than looking at boobies, Playboy has finally decided to end their ban on nudity in their magazine. So if you were worried…

This Baby's 'Harry Potter'-Themed Photo Shoot Is Completely Dumbledorable

ByArielle Lana LeJarde
A lot of my friends are coming down with baby fever, and after seeing this photo shoot, I think I'm catching it, too. Kayla Glover is a stay at home mom and photographer for her own business, Kayla Layla Photography. Glover mainly does family…

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

ByDylan 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…

Biggest 'Harry Potter' Fan Created The Iconic Cupboard Under The Stairs (Photos)

BySean Levinson
A "Harry Potter" superfan turned a hidden storage space into a reading room dedicated to the book series. According to BuzzFeed, Courtney Bonnet moved with her husband and two sons into a new home in Pennsylvania last June. She didn't like the house…

Here's How Our Lives Have Changed Since The Last 'Harry Potter' Premiere

ByAnna Menta
Hey "Harry Potter" fans, it's been a while since we've been here. By that I mean it's been a while since we've been here, on the day a new "Harry Potter" film was released to the world. Tonight is the opening night of "Fantastic Beasts and Where to…

This Fan Made His Own 'Harry Potter' Prequel And It's Absolutely Incredible

ByAnna Menta
Since Warner Bros. isn't going to deliver the "Harry Potter" prequel we all desperately need — and no, I do not count "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" because literally no one asked for that — "Potter" fans did what they do best: They made…

Daniel Radcliffe Gets Super Real About Playing Harry Potter Again

ByKate Ryan
You've likely heard rumors that sway between opposite extremes. Depending on who you talk to, Daniel Radcliffe is either super down to play Harry Potter or he's 100 percent against it. But what's the truth? While it's been five years since Radcliffe…

'Harry Potter' Fan Theory About The Basilisk Could Have Totally Changed The Movies

ByDylan Kickham
One of the most epic battles in the Harry Potter saga could have been totally avoided according to a new fan theory. All Harry had to do was say a few words and that whole mess in the Chamber of Secrets would have been solved in seconds. One…

JK Rowling Just Announced Hugely Important News For 'Harry Potter' Fans

ByJake Cappuccino
To fans of Harry Potter everywhere, I'm sorry to be the bearer of bad news. According to Reuters, the cultural phenom is officially coming to an end. After the London premiere on Saturday of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," JK Rowling's new…

New 'Harry Potter'-Themed Rollercoaster Is Coming To Universal So Hold Onto Your Wands

ByAnna Menta
Get ready to cast "Muffliato" on your screams, because a Harry Potter-themed rollercoaster is coming to Universal Orlando. Yep, a brand new ride is coming to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, to built in Hogsmeade at Universal's Islands of…

How Is It Actually "19 Years Later"? Here's Your Official 'Harry Potter' Timeline

ByAnna Menta
Maybe you've heard by now that September 1, 2017, is a fairly important date in the Harry Potter fandom. Why? Because that day (AKA today) is the day a 37-year-old Harry Potter brought his 11-year-old son to King's Cross Station to board the…

This Bar Serves Alcoholic Butterbeer So You Can Party Like Harry Potter

ByAnna Menta
What better way to cope with the world right now than get drunk and pretend you're Harry Potter? That was my go-to coping mechanism through all of college, so I can personally recommend it to all of you. And now a bar in London is making it all the…

The First Photos From The New 'Harry Potter' Play Are Finally Here

ByAnna Menta
OK, no one freak out, but a new "Harry Potter" story is only a week away. JK, OBVIOUSLY YOU SHOULD FREAK OUT. THIS IS A HUGE DEAL! "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," the stage play JK Rowling wrote, begins preview performances at the Palace…

This Trailer Starring Harry Potter As The Villain Is Utterly Terrifying

ByEitan Levine
This "Harry Potter" fan trailer will make you want to “Accio” the last 14 years of your life back. In this world, we hold very few truths -- truths like how we need water to live, air to breath and fire to keep us warm in the dead of night. What if…

You Probably Missed This 'Fantastic Beasts' Hint About Harry Potter's Grandpa

ByTaylor Ortega
The night “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” hit theaters, my roommate, Charlotte, sat to my left in Lincoln Square AMC and, shortly after the film began, smiled and whispered, “That's our city!” Another friend, Mel, sitting to my right,…

Luna Lovegood From 'Harry Potter' Is All Grown Up And Insanely Hot

ByAdam Silvers
On Thursday, the "Harry Potter" world was turned on its head following the news Pottermore released an online test allowing fans to find out what their Patronus is. According to reports, "Harry Potter" author JK Rowling made the test herself, so you…

This Magical Harry Potter-Themed Wedding Will Make You Say 'Accio Husband' So Fast

ByJamie LeeLo
Sure, everyone feels like their wedding day is the most — dare I say it — magical day of their lives. But one couple really upped the mystical ante. Newly married couple Cindy and Matthew pulled off one of the most beautiful, wizard-themed events…

You'll Need To Accio Tissues For J.K. Rowling's 'Harry Potter' 20th Anniversary Tweet

ByAnna Menta
Harry Potter fans, I have good news and bad news for us all. The bad news is today, June 26, is the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone publication, and that means we are all very old. Seriously, let that sink in for a…

Your Prayers Have Been Answered: 'Harry Potter' Is Now On iBooks

ByGillian Fuller
A couple of weeks ago, I got the most overwhelming urge to re-read the "Harry Potter" series. It came out of nowhere, and the desire was unrelenting; I even looked to Apple to see if I could download digital versions of the magical tales because my…

Harry Potter Is 37 Today, So Get Your Time Turner Out Because You’re Officially Old

ByAnna Menta
On July 31, 1980, the boy who lived, the chosen one, the savior of the wizarding world was born. That means Harry Potter would 37 in 2017, on this day. (It should also be noted that Harry shares a birthday with his creator, J.K. Rowling, who turns…

This Guy's Rap Using All Of The 'Harry Potter' Spells Is Insane

ByHope Schreiber
I mean, he's not bad for a Muggle. Alex Day recently uploaded a pretty epic video of him rapping all of the spells used in "Harry Potter." It is... dare I say it... magical. The YouTuber crafted his rap using spells like "Alohomora" and…

Someone Just Discovered The Real Professor Snape From 'Harry Potter'

BySean Levinson
There once was a group of college students who had a real-life Professor Snape. Henry Lloyd Snape was his name, and while he may not have taught potions like the "Harry Potter" character, his expertise was in an arguably similar field: chemistry. In…

This Epic Video Turns All 8 'Harry Potter' Films Into A 78-Minute Movie

ByRobert Anthony
If you haven't watched every single one of the "Harry Potter" movies or read any of the novels, there is plenty of ways to catch yourself up to speed. You might want to start off with a few audiobooks. Good luck sitting through eight of those! As…

If You Like This Popular Movie, Science Says You Probably Hate Donald Trump

ByOliver McAteer
Confirmed: Donald Trump is Harry Potter's archenemy Lord Voldemort. A study found readers of JK Rowling's magical series are more likely to dislike the Republican presidential candidate. But wait, doesn't everyone in the world like the "Harry…

Sassy Harry: All The Times Harry Potter Was Kind Of A D*ck

ByLauren Martin
Harry Potter: He's The Boy Who Lived, the one to defeat Voldemort and the sassiest guy at Hogwarts. Throughout our 17  year relationship with J.K Rowling's lovable books and movies, many of us didn't really pick up on the fact that the main…

JK Rowling Reveals Which House Harry Potter's Son Was Sorted Into

ByGillian Fuller
When I was a child, I was, to put it mildly, obsessed with "Harry Potter." A voracious reader, I must have read and reread the series at least 30 times and never tired of it. But each time, when I got to the very end, I'd be filled with this…