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A Favorite 'GOT' Character Will Narrate The 'Harry Potter: A History Of Magic' Audiobook

By Kristen Perrone
Besides arguably sharing the title of the most popular fantasy series in the 21st century, the Harry Potter and Game of Thrones franchises have a lot more in common than what first meets the eye. Several actors from Harry Potter movies have played…

The First 'Harry Potter' Movie Is Coming Back To The Big Screen For Its 20th Anniversary

By Ani Bundel
Most Potter fans know the first novel, Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone, was released in June of 1997, making 2017 the 20th anniversary. But it's not wholly accurate. This was the release date in the U.K. In the U.S., the book was renamed,…

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

By Rachel 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…

The 'Harry Potter' Character You Should Magically Date, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

By Hannah Schneider
If you grew up around Harry Potter, it's likely you've wondered which Harry Potter character is your soulmate. Well, wonder no longer — in celebration of Leo Harry Potter's birthday today, July 31, here's a comprehensive list of who your Harry…

Jelly Belly's New Harry Potter Candy Is Pure Magic

By Lara Walsh
I can't believe that it's been 20 years since the world first got lost in the pages of Harry Potter's magical wizarding world. While the milestone is making me feel all kinds of ancient, Jelly Belly is helping me get into celebration mode with a…

You're Gonna Lovegood This 'Harry Potter' Star's New Cruelty-Free Beauty Supply Box

By Alison Turka
Hermione, aka Emma Watson, is definitely the most well-known female character from the Harry Potter franchise, but one of her co-stars is making a new name for herself. A budding entrepreneur, Harry Potter star Evanna Lynch's beauty box is a new…

Butterbeer Ice Cream Now Exists, So Muggles Can Celebrate

By Lara Walsh
While I'm waiting for my invite letter to Hogwarts to arrive, I can still raise a glass, or rather a cone, like the wizarding community in the meantime. That's right, Butterbeer Ice Cream now exists at the Wizarding World Of Harry Potter at…

New 'Harry Potter' 20th Anniversary Book Editions Are Here & I Need Them All

By Ani Bundel
Harry Potter's 20th anniversary is going to go on for the next ten years. The original Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone came out in the UK in 1997. The final book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, came out in 2007. In between, the other…

Pete Davidson Roasting Ariana Grande Over Her Extreme 'Harry Potter' Knowledge Is Funny AF

By Tara Martinez
By now the world knows that Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson are dating and have been for about a month now. While there isn’t much that's known about the relationship as a whole, the world is getting tiny glimpses into their life together via social…

These 'Harry Potter' Tattoo Ideas Would Make Hogwarts So Proud

By Jasmine Vaughn-Hall
Hogwarts will always be home — period. For every die-hard fan who cracked open the books and watched every movie religiously, the love for the wizardry world is all too real. And how else do you pledge your loyalty to such an iconic series? By…

This Bar Serves 'Harry Potter'-Themed Cocktails & They Look Magical

By Lizzy Rosenberg
Like many of you, I never received my Hogwarts letter in the mail. I never received an owl, went shopping for my first wand, or found out that I had a long-lost uncle trapped in a prison far, far away. Nope. Sadly, I grew up in Connecticut, went to…

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…

New 'Harry Potter' 20th Anniversary Covers Are The Most Enchanting Ones Yet

By Kristen Perrone
The original U.S. covers of the Harry Potter books are iconic for any American fan, but readers will soon see a special makeover of that classic cover art for a great reason. Commemorating the 20th anniversary of the first book's U.S. release,…

'Harry Potter & The Cursed Child' Ratings Are Through The Roof & There's No Magic Involved

By Ani Bundel
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child hasn't even opened yet on Broadway, and already the show is setting records. Previews began on March 16, 2018, after the Lyric Theater held a "One Day Only" ticket sale blitz on March 10, where they sold 1,200…

The 'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' Game Will Feature These Actors & I Have The Chills

By Kristen Perrone
I grew up on the Harry Potter PC games that had glitchy animation and voice actors who laughably tried to recreate the film actors' performances. Of course, I couldn't complain about these little imperfections – I got to live out an alternate…

Here Are Your Chances Of Having A Magical Kid, According To A 'Harry Potter' Biologist

By Ani Bundel
It's a sad truth every Potter fan has to accept when the 11th birthday comes and no owls arrive to visit with the invitation to Hogwarts. Magic just isn't in their blood. But has anyone ever stopped to wonder why they weren't born magical? What is…

'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…

A New 'Harry Potter' Game Is Coming To Your Phone, So Start Practicing Spells

By Kristen Perrone
Who else has amazing childhood memories of the Harry Potter PC games? Back in the days of dial-up internet and no social media, we entertained ourselves with endless hours of directing Harry through Hogwarts and setting spells on terrifying…

This 'Harry Potter' Bar Is A Magical Bachelorette Party Idea For The Muggle Bride

By Jasmine Vaughn-Hall
Your wand-waving, butter-beer-drinking, and lover of all things Hogwarts is getting married. And if she could have sent an owl to send you the news that you were one of her bridesmaids, she definitely would have. You and the fellow chosen muggles…

The 'Fantastic Beast' Director Revealed New Details On Dumbledore's Sexuality

By Ani Bundel
"I always thought Dumbledore was gay." Those words, spoken by J.K. Rowling in October of 2007, were the first of a long line of character reveals about Rowling would give out over the next decade. But while some fans were over the moon to learn…

A Harry Potter River Cruise Exists & I Want To Spend The Rest Of My Life On It

By Lizzy Rosenberg
Some families choose to spend their holidays meeting Mickey aboard a Disney cruise, while others decide to conquer space missions on a Star Trek cruise (trust me, it exists and it's not a joke). But if you're a tried and true Harry Potter fan, and…

7 Magical Treats You Need To Try At The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter

By Rachel Chapman
If you're a bit blue that you never received your acceptance letter to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, you can still experience the magic. Pack your bags and get your wand ready, because The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal…

'Harry Potter & The Chamber Of Secrets' Books Are Getting A Full Hogwarts Makeover

By Ani Bundel
The Harry Potter resurgence began in 2016, but with seven novels and eight movies, the landmark anniversaries will carry over for the next few years. Last year was the 20th anniversary of the publication of the very first Potter book, Harry Potter…

'Star Wars' Has Officially Beaten 'Harry Potter' In Box Office Cash, Sorry Wizards

By Ani Bundel
In the world of fandom, science fiction and fantasy are represented by two separate yet equally important groups: Star Wars and a galaxy far, far away and the wizarding world of Harry Potter. Fans love their stories. But even though many want to…

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…

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…

A 'Harry Potter' Athleisure Line Is Here & You Need To Accio These Leggings ASAP

By Georgina Berbari
OK, real talk: I'm officially ready to confess that I have been the proud owner of a life-sized Daniel Radcliffe cutout for many years. Should I be embarrassed about sharing this information on a public platform? Maybe, but I'm honestly proud AF of…

5 DIY 'Harry Potter' Gifts For The Muggles In Your Life

By Ani Bundel
We've reached December, and that means the frenzy to get gifts picked out and shipped in time for the holidays is shrinking hour by hour. For those who are craft-minded, rather than shopping, have you considered how much less it would cost just to…

'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…

These Unreleased 'Harry Potter' Book Covers Will Give You All The Magical Feels

By Ani Bundel
The Harry Potter books are not only an escape from our world to one full of magic and adventure, but also a collector's edition, and a joy to display. From editions that come inside a magical suitcase to the latest illustrated editions, Harry Potter…

7 Harry Potter Gift Ideas For That Special Witch Or Wizard In Your Life

By Ani Bundel
There are many movies in the world that are meant for the holiday time period. A Christmas Story, for example, or A Christmas Carol. In our modern era, the pantheon has been joined by the Harry Potter movies. Wait, what? Yes! There are so many…

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…

This $15 Harry Potter Sock Advent Calendar Is So Magical, You’ll Want To Accio It RN

By Kim Carpluk
If you want to stay warm and toasty this winter, but unfortunately haven't received your annual Weasley sweater, then run to your nearest Target and nab this magical Harry Potter Sock Advent Calendar. For a mere $15, you'll score 12 pairs of festive…

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

By Ani 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…

You'll Love Harry Potter Even More After Learning The Hogwarts Express Train Rescued A Stranded Family

By Collette Reitz
It's no surprise that Harry Potter books and movies are beloved by many. You'll hear Potterheads talking about whether they're more Gryffindor or Hufflepuff and what they would do if the Sorting Hat put them into Slytherin. It's such a magical…

These 'Harry Potter' Butterbeer Milkshakes Oozing With Sweets Will Put A Spell On You

By Collette Reitz
Pretty much any time of year is a good time to talk about Harry Potter, but there's no denying that Halloween is the perfect complement to the wizardly world. This year, you can get your Harry Potter fix in more ways than just pretending that the…

This 'Harry Potter' Jewelry Line Will Help You Accessorize In A Magical Way

By Brenda Santana
Are you a Potter Head? Do sneak Harry Potter talk into every conversation? Are you always trying to figure out which Hogwarts house you and your friends belong in? If you answered "yes" to any of the questions above, you are going to love the new…

Golden Snitch Butterbeer Donuts Are Officially A Thing: 10 Points To Hufflepuff

By Ani Bundel
Autumn is a time for sports. During October, baseball has the World Series, the NFL is on every Sunday, meanwhile the NBA starts their season, as does the NHL. But for some, the best sport of October is Quidditch. For both wizards and witches at…

This Wasp Is Named After Lucius Malfoy, Which Kinda Makes Sense, TBH

By Lisa Dunn
As if you needed another indication that millennials are no longer the youths and are now entering middle age, a biologist in New Zealand named a new wasp species after Harry Potter villain Lucius Malfoy, according to CNN. The Lusius malfoyi is a…

J.K. Rowling Admits She Originally Didn't Want 'Harry Potter' On Stage For This Reason

By Ani Bundel
The hottest ticket on Broadway in 2018 for the first time in years isn't going to be Hamilton or Evan Hansen, or even a musical. This year, New York City's Great White Way is going to be home to Hogwarts School of Wizardry and Witchcraft in Harry…

This 'Harry Potter' Theory About The Portkey In 'Goblet of Fire' Could've Changed Everything

By Ani Bundel
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child comes to New York City next year, bringing the conclusion of The Boy Who Lived saga to America. But while we wait, it seems like more Harry Potter theories are springing up like wildfire, with fans catching new…

15 'Harry Potter' Quotes For Your Squad Pics, Just Because

By Jasmine Vaughn-Hall
There's no denying that the Harry Potter books guided our adolescent years into some transcendent, wizardly wanderlust. Those books were incredibly hard to put down, and finding a dope squad was just as challenging, but rewarding. Whether your nose…

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…

'Harry Potter' Hogwarts House Robe Onesies Are As Magical As They Sound

By Anna Menta
If you're a) lazy, b) without a Halloween costume, and c) a fan of Harry Potter, then boy do I have some good news for you: A Harry Potter Hogwarts robe onesie exists in the Muggle world, and it's available for purchase right now. You know what this…

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…

Harry Potter's Hogwarts Letter Is Being Auctioned Off, Here's How You Can Bid On It

By Ani Bundel
How many of us sat by the window the summer after our 11th birthdays and waited for the owls that never came? How many Harry Potter fans dreamed of getting that all important letter to Hogwarts -- yes, even us even in the US -- only to never see it…

Kit Harington Revealed He's A Huge 'Harry Potter' Fan And We Can't Handle It

By Ani Bundel
Though Game of Thrones is an ensemble show, there are some actors that are higher on the Richter scale than others. Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister, for instance. There's Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen, for another, and also Kit Harington as…

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

By Anna 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…