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People Are So Not Here For JK Rowling's Latest Discussion About Dumbledore's Sexuality

By Mehak Anwar
Sorry folks, if you see JK Rowling trending on your Twitter feeds today it's not because she's releasing an eighth Harry Potter book. In a recent interview, the world-famous author revealed a piece of information about Dumbledore's sexuality that,…

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…

'Harry Potter' Fans Have One Big Theory That Connects Nagini To Draco Malfoy

By Ani Bundel
When Fantastic Beasts: The Curse of Grindelwald revealed in the final trailer the heretofore nameless Maledictus character Credence befriends is Nagini, it left fans with a lot to unpack. J.K. Rowling has been retroactively revising her stories…

J.K. Rowling Has A New Book Coming Out In September & Fall Can't Come Soon Enough

By Ani Bundel
For all the J.K. Rowling fans out there still trying to land tickets to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway every Friday and waiting for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald to head to theaters, there's good news coming this fall.…

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,…

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…

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…

'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…

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…

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…

The First Look At The 'Fantastic Beasts' Sequel Is Finally Here, So Go Find Your Wand

By Ani Bundel
This past weekend, the Lyric Theater had a major PR coup for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, as they sold tickets to previews of Parts 1 and 2 for $40 total. Not to be left out, the other major branch of the current Wizarding World saga,…

'Pinocchio' Will Officially Become A Real Boy In A New Disney Live-Action Remake

By Dylan Kickham
Pinocchio will finally become a real boy after all, thanks to a new movie in the works. A live-action Pinocchio movie is coming, marking the latest in a line of recent Disney live-action remakes. Disney has just selected a director for its new…

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…

There's A New Photo Of Young Dumbledore In 'Fantastic Beasts 2' & Wow, He Is Hot

By Ani Bundel
A Celebration of Harry Potter is only a couple of weeks away, and fans are gearing up for a weekend full of details not only from the original series, but of the approaching Harry Potter and the Cursed Child opening dates on Broadway, and 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…

Will Fans See Leia In 'Star Wars: Episode IX'? Here's What We Know

By Ani Bundel
It was just under a year ago today that the news broke: Carrie Fisher had stopped breathing on a flight to Los Angeles from London. Four days later, she was pronounced dead. The woman who portrayed General Leia Skywalker Organa Solo would not see…

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…

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…

The 'Star Wars: Episode IX' Director Is Out And Twitter Is Freaking Out

By Ani Bundel
Disney and Lucasfilm announced that director Colin Trevorrow is out of Star Wars: Episode IX. This follows the recent decision to bring in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child playwright Jack Thorne for “script edits” to Trevorrow's previously…

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…

'Harry Potter' Fans Have Taken Over Twitter & King's Cross In Honor Of "19 Years Later"

By Anna Menta
I feel sorry for any Muggles that use King's Cross Station for their commute, because today is not going to be your day, friends. Why? Because the station is currently flooded with hundreds of Harry Potter fans, all waiting to catch a glimpse of…

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

By Ani 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…

'Harry Potter' Playwright Trades Wands For Lightsabers, Signs On With 'Star Wars'

By Ani Bundel
In the fandom ecosystem, the people are represented by two separate yet equally important groups: the sci-fi nerds, who adhere to Star Wars; and the fantasy lovers, who want to go to Hogwarts. These are their stories. Well, these have been their…

'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child' Just Announced Its Broadway Cast & It's Magical

By Anna Menta
Get ready for a little bit of magic in your lives, New York Muggles, because the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Broadway cast was just announced, and it's... the original West End cast! So if you're an American Potterhead who couldn't afford a…

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

By Dylan 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…

The ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Sequel Might Take Us Back To Hogwarts And Fans Are Freaking Out

By Kelli Boyle
GUYS. Try not to freak out, but we finally have new details about the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them sequel coming out November 16, 2018. I know, I know, November 2018 is literally over a year away. I'm crying too. But filming for the movie…

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

By Kelli 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…

Daniel Radcliffe Won't See ‘Cursed Child’ Because Of 'Harry Potter' Fans

By Rayne Ellis
Daniel Radcliffe, best known for his role as Harry Potter (and that one time he rode a horse naked), has admitted he most likely won't be seeing JK Rowling's play, "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child." Running at the Palace Theater in London, the…

JK Rowling's Crushing 'Harry Potter' News Just Made Inauguration Day Even Worse

By Anna Menta
Apparently, JK Rowling feels witnessing Voldemort get sworn in wasn't enough suffering for today — she also had to crush dreams of a new "Harry Potter" movie. If you were all excited about those "Cursed Child" movie rumors, well, don't be. 'Cus,…

8 2016 Book Releases To Remind You This Year Wasn't A Complete Disaster

By Danielle Valente
If there's one thing we can agree on this year, it's the fact that 2016 has run us through a gamut of emotions. To put it lightly, we had a lot going on. There was no better way to escape the chaos than to indulge in a fictional (or nonfictional)…

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

By Adam 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…

What Each 'Harry Potter' Character Would Be As A Starbucks Drink

By Spoon University
Sure, the story of Harry Potter and his gang may have ended five (yes, FIVE) years ago, but that won't stop us from finding every way to keep the magic alive. We're getting some new storylines and characters with "Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find…

5 Books To Read Over The Holidays When You Need A Break From Everything

By Angela Mujukian
The holidays are almost here! It's better to stick your nose in a book this holiday season than to stick it in other people's business. Reading over break will not only be beneficial to improving reading comprehension and increasing your vocabulary,…

Child Porn Offender Dresses As Cop To Get To Young 'Harry Potter' Actors

By Oliver McAteer
A man who dressed up as a police officer and managed to sneak backstage at "Harry Potter and The Cursed Child" in London has been jailed. He was intent on getting backstage so he could get the cell numbers of the child stars. Reece Scobie, 23, of…

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

By Robert 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…

People Are Making Fun Of Harry Potter And His Big Fear In 'Cursed Child'

By Anna Menta
Warning: Minor spoilers for "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child." So, we've all read the new "Harry Potter" book/play by now, right? That means we can finally discuss the absolute craziness of this script together as a judgmental family. OK, maybe…

7 Books To Read If You Were Disappointed By 'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child'

By Anna Menta
WARNING: Spoilers for "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child." By now most of you diehard fans have read the so-called eighth "Harry Potter" book, aka the printed script of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child." Now, if you truly enjoyed the play, I don't…

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

By Jake 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…

The New 'Harry Potter' Story Came Out Today, And It's Totally Insane

By Anna Menta
*Deep breath inhale* *Deep breath exhale* OH MY GOD. IT'S FINALLY HAPPENING, THE EIGHTH "HARRY POTTER" BOOK IS FINALLY HERE! Well, sort of anyhow. For those of you just tuning in, "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" is a new stage play written by JK…

11 Times JK Rowling Shut Down Twitter Trolls With The Perfect Response

By Anna Menta
If you're a true "Harry Potter" fan, you know July 31 is a very magical day. Not only is it the birthday of our favorite Boy Who Lived, Harry P, it's also the birthday of the incredible woman who created him, JK Rowling. And on top of THAT, this…

The Two Hermiones Finally Met And Emma Watson Got Super Emotional

By Anna Menta
It's been a rough week for humanity, so please look at this photo of Noma Dumezweni clutching Emma Watson's face and remember there is magic in the world. If you'll recall, Noma Dumezweni plays the grown-up version of Hermione Granger in JK…

There's An Epic Reveal About Hermione In The New 'Harry Potter' Play

By Anna Menta
SPOILER ALERT FOR "HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD!" Do not read this if you don't want to be spoiled, people! So, JK Rowling's new "Harry Potter" play had its first performance last night in London. And, unsurprisingly, spoilers are already…

JK Rowling Slams Critics Who Are Upset A Black Actress Is Playing Hermione

By Anna Menta
JK Rowling is so not here for ignorant people hating on a black actress playing Hermione Granger. In the upcoming play written by Rowling, "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," a grown-up Hermione Granger will be played by Noma Dumezweni, an…

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

By Anna 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…

JK Rowling Shared A Behind-The-Scenes Look At The 'Harry Potter' Play

By Taylor Ortega
Sorry, magic-obsessed Muggles, there will be no leaks from the cast and crew of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.” JK Rowling stopped by the show's rehearsal space to check in and make sure any and all surprises stayed surprising. In a short video…

JK Rowling Shared A Sneak Peek Of The Wand Designs For 'Harry Potter' Play

By Anna Menta
Even though it still seems too good to be true, we really are getting a new "Harry Potter" story, and it's only a few months away. JK Rowling's sequel play, "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," premieres July 31, 2016 at the Palace Theatre London,…

The New 'Harry Potter' Book Coming Out Is Not What You're Expecting

By Eitan Levine
Let's get something VERY clear: Scholastic isn't releasing a new "Harry Potter" book. It's been 19 long years, eight mediocre movies, billions of pages of fanfiction, several amusement parks and the formation of a Muggle Quidditch league since JK…