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 Wednesday, 22nd

   Rowling denies new novel0 Comments

J K Rowling has gone to Twitter to confirm that she is indeed writing a book, however it is not a "romantic novel" as some of the British newspapers have reported.


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   Radcliffe "excited" for Fantastic Beasts0 Comments

Daniel Radcliffe has stated to Digital Spy that he is excited for the upcoming Fantastic Beasts movies.

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"It'll be slightly bizarre, but it'll be great," Radcliffe told Digital Spy. "I'm excited to see what they do with them, and I also have no idea what they're doing with them, which is exciting."

"It's amazing because we're three years removed from the last film coming out," Radcliffe continued, "and it's not that I would have expected it to die down by now, but... every time I go to a premiere, there's Gryffindor ties and Ravenclaw badges and stuff.

The new trilogy will be set 70-years before Potter in New York.


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 Tuesday, 21st

   Radcliffe visits "Star Wars" set0 Comments

Daniel Radcliffe has revealed that he has visited the Star Wars set.

It was announced last week that fellow Potter actor Warwick Davis has been selected for a part in the movie.

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Radcliffe revealed: "I was so excited, 'cause I literally just watched the original Star Wars movies very recently, so I was like a new fan going on set. But I got to meet Harrison Ford and have a chat, and he was lovely. It was great.

"Most people would be excited about seeing the Star Wars set but I went out because all my friends were working there 'cause it's the Potter crew, they've basically just moved onto that, so I was going to see all of them."


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   Dumbledore is top "LGBT Character"0 Comments

According to Entertainment Monthly, our beloved Albus Dumbledore has come in at position #1 on a list of the "Top Ten LGBT Characters in Young Adult Literature."

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Beginning with one of the most popular and controversial LGBT characters, the great Albus Dumbledore from JK Rowling’s Harry Potter series is a prominent member of the literary LGBT community. No, he never officially comes out in the course of the series, but there are hints to the wizard’s sexuality. Not making Dumbledore’s sexual orientation define his character was an interesting and important choice for Rowling to make. Even though she was quick to say that she wrote Dumbledore as a gay man, it is not explicit in the text. Perhaps Dumbledore would be a more powerful icon if he had come out within the series, but he serves as a reminder that a character’s sexual identity should not be what makes them intriguing and worthwhile to write about.


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 Monday, 20th

   Radcliffe to star on "The Jonathan Ross Show"0 Comments

The Radio Times is reporting that The Jonathan Ross Show is set to feature on the UK channel ITV until the end of 2015.

This Saturday night sees Daniel Radcliffe as one of his guests:

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“This Saturday I have Russell Brand, Lindsay Lohan, Daniel Radcliffe and Rio Ferdinand on the couch and there's plenty more to come."

Elaine Bedell, Director of Entertainment and Comedy for ITV, added: “Jonathan is the king of talk shows and a valued member of the ITV family. He continues to attract the biggest names in showbiz onto his sofa and I am delighted that he will remain on the channel until at least the end of 2015."


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 Sunday, 19th

   Maggie Smith given honour by Queen0 Comments

Dame Maggie Smith has been given a Companion of Honour by Queen Elizabeth II.

The event occured during a ceremony at Windsor Castle on Friday October 17th.

According to ITV:

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The Order's badge is a gold oval-shaped medallion with a representation of an oak tree.

Hanging from a branch is a shield of the Royal Arms, and on the right of it is a representation of a knight in armour mounted on a horse.

The badge, surmounted by an imperial crown, has a blue-enamelled border bearing the motto of the Order, 'In action faithful and in honour clear'.


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   Leonidas talks "Poirot"0 Comments

The Evening Express recently interviewed Georgina Leonidas (Katie Bell), due to her involvement with the Agatha Christie theatre performance of Black Coffee.

Playing Italian Lucia Amory, Leonidas stated:

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She’s a wonderful character to play and has a rich back story [that> you can really get your teeth into. She’s a very strong woman and quick thinking on her feet, and she keeps her cards close to her chest.


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 Saturday, 18th

   Trailer: "Get Santa"0 Comments

A trailer for the upcoming Get Santa movie has been released.

The movie stars Potter actors Jim Broadbent and Warwick Davis.

A release date of November 28th has been given for the UK.

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It’s days before Christmas and reindeer are found running loose through the streets of London. Meanwhile an astonished 9 year-old Tom (newcomer Kit Connor) discovers Santa (Jim Broadbent) in the garden shed.

He has crash-landed while test-driving his new sleigh and enlists Tom and his father Steve (Rafe Spall) to help him get back to Lapland. But what happens when Santa is arrested and thrown into prison? Will Steve and Tom be able to break him out in time for Christmas?


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 Friday, 17th

   Warner Bros. Studio Tour gains 10,000 "Excellent" reviews0 Comments

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London today amassed 10,000 ‘Excellent’ reviews on the global travel site TripAdvisor.

The Studio Tour has gained more than 12,000 reviews since opening in March 2012 and 97% of these rate the attraction as ‘Excellent’ or ‘Very Good’.

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Sarah Roots, Vice President, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, said: “Since opening just two and a half years ago, we’ve been overwhelmed by the amount of positive feedback from our visitors. We’re delighted that so many of them have taken to TripAdvisor to recommend the Studio Tour to travellers all over the world.”



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   LIVE Q&A with Daniel Radcliffe!0 Comments

This Monday, 20th October at 2.30pm @LionsgateUK are hosting a LIVE Twitter Q&A with the one and only Daniel Radcliffe - and they want you to get involved!

Tweet your questions now to @LionsgateUK using #AskRadcliffe, for a chance to get your questions answered.


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   Rowling to build a Hagrid's Hut?0 Comments

Many media outlets such as The Independent are reporting on the approved planning permission for J K Rowling's abode.

The permission grants Rowling to erect a circular stone summerhouse, similar to Hagrid's Hut seen in the Potter movies.

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Like Hagrid’s hut, Rowling’s new out-house will be constructed at the edge of a forest on her 162-acre Killiechassie Estate, near Aberfeldy in Perthshire.

A report by the council, who granted planning permission to the application submitted in Rowling’s husband Dr Neil Murray’s name, stated no treed must be damaged or cut down during the hut’s construction.


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 Thursday, 16th

   Davis cast in Star Wars: Episode VI0 Comments

Warwick Davis has taken to Twitter to announce that he has been cast in the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VI movie.


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 Wednesday, 15th

   New "Horns" clip and competition0 Comments

Lionsgate UK has released their first clip for Daniel Radcliffe's upcoming movie, Horns.

The movie will be released in the UK on Wednesday October 29th.

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   "Fantastic Beasts" to be directed by Yates!0 Comments

The Hollywood Reporter has revealed through Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsuijihara's announcement the future of the Harry Potter series.

10 DC movies will be released between 2016 and 2020:

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Those 10 DC movies named are:
• Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice directed by Zack Snyder (2016)
• Suicide Squad directed by David Ayer (2016)
• Wonder Woman starring Gal Gadot (2017)
• Justice League Part One directed by Snyder, with Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill and Amy Adams reprising their roles (2017)
• The Flash starring Ezra Miller (2018)
• Aquaman starring Jason Momoa (2018)
• Shazam (2019)
• Justice League Part Two directed by Zack Snyder (2019)
• Cyborg starring Ray Fisher (2020)
• Green Lantern (2020)

Moreover, details of the Fantastic Beasts movies was announced:

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Outside of the DC properties, the studio will also further explore J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter mythology with three movies to be released in 2016, 2018 and 2020 based on her Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them novella. The first movie, which features Rowling’s screenwriting debut, will be directed by Potter veteran David Yates.


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 Monday, 13th

   Walters mentors girls0 Comments

To celebrate International Day of the Girl, London Live reports that Julie Walters spent a week mentoring school girls as part of a team of inspiring British women.

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Mentors from across a range of professions and industries including engineering, sport, film and politics will take over the wheel’s pods offering girls from 30 schools 15 minute mentoring sessions.

The event started two years ago and promotes female equality.


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 Sunday, 12th

   Hurt receives Shakespeare Theatre Award0 Comments

The Washington Post along with many other media outlets are reporting that John Hurt has received the the William Shakespeare Award for Classical Theatre.

The Award was given to Hurt from the Shakespeare Theatre Company's Artistic Director Michael Kahn at the Harman Center for the Arts Annual Gala, America.

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Hurt and his wife, Anwen Rees-Myers, were in town Friday through Monday to pick up that abstract black “Swan of Avon” statue at the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Annual Gala, held Sunday. He says he doesn’t think this third trip was well deserved. “My Shakespearean career is conspicuously short,” Hurt said, relaxing at his hotel between a visit to the Hirshhorn Museum and dinner at the Oval Room. “Everyone thinks I’m a classical actor. I’m not. I’m a modern actor.”



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 Saturday, 11th

   Attend a Harry Potter Book Night!0 Comments

February 5th 2015 will see the first ever Harry Potter Book Night. This exciting event gives new and existing fans a chance to share the wonder of J.K. Rowling’s unforgettable stories and, most excitingly, to introduce the next generation of readers to the unparalleled magic of Harry Potter. You are hereby invited to embrace the magic and banish the midwinter* blues!

Bloomsbury Children’s Books is inviting schools, bookshops, libraries and community groups to host early-evening events in celebration of Harry Potter Book Night. We’re creating a complete Harry Potter Book Night Kit – available for free download – offering you everything you need to plan and host an unforgettable evening. The only missing ingredient is your own ideas and flair!

Regiser now by clicking here.


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 Friday, 10th

   Rowling on the "Giving List"0 Comments

J K Rowling has featured on The Sunday Times's Annual Giving List, reaching in at number 52.

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In 52nd place is JK Rowling. The Harry Potter author chairs the Lumos Foundation, a children’s charity, and the Volant Charitable Trust, which has focused on medical research. Last year, the charities donated more than £5.6m between them.

Read more and find out who came in at number one by clicking



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   Pottermore announces Halloween plans0 Comments

Pottermore Insider has announced their plans for Halloween.

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We’re counting down to Hallowe’en by playing ‘Trick or Treat’, and we want you to take part.

Every day at 4pm (GMT), beginning October 16, we’ll be alternately releasing a #PottermoreTrick or a #PottermoreTreat to perplex and delight you.

Join our Hallowe’en event on Facebook and share it with your Potter-mad friends as we ‘Trick or Treat’ our way to the spookiest day of the year.


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