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 Thursday, 31st


   Bloomsbury releases final new Potter covers0 Comments

Bloomsbury took to Twitter to announce that they have released the final four Harry Potter book covers designed by Jonny Duddle.























See all the covers in our gallery by clicking here.

The books are set to be released in September 2014.

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   The Harry Potter Global Franchine Development Team0 Comments

It appears that the Harry Potter novels have moved away from the movies and theme parks to become its own official brand.

Variety is reporting that Warner Bros. has set up the Harry Potter Global Franchine Development Team to oversee all three theme parks; the upcoming Fantastic Beasts movies; the website Pottermore, as well as the upcoming play based on Harry Potter.


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The team, which will work closely with Rowling’s people at The Blair Partnership, will be led by Josh Berger, president and managing director, Warner Bros. U.K., Ireland and Spain, who now adds president of HPGFD to his role. He will be supported by Polly Cochrane, based in London, and Paul Condolora, based in Burbank, who joins the company this week.

Berger commented, “With Harry Potter’s consumer touch-points continuing to grow and flourish, I am confident that this talented, cross-company global team will enable us to take full advantage of the many opportunities ahead — helping to bring Harry Potter in all its future incarnations to fans all over the world.”


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 Wednesday, 30th


   UK "Horns" trailer and advert poster revealed0 Comments

Lionsgate has just released a new advertisement trailer and poster for Daniel Radcliffe's upcoming Horns movie.


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From master-of-horror Alexandre Aja (The Hills Have Eyes, Piranha 3D) comes this supernatural, offbeat thriller starring beloved British actor Danielle Radcliffe (Harry Potter, Kill Your Darlings) and the talented Juno Temple (Magic Magic, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For).

Ig Perrish (Daniel Radcliffe) is accused for the violent rape and killing of his girlfriend, Merrin Williams (Juno Temple). After a hard night of drinking, Ig awakens, hungover, to find horns growing out of his head; they have the ability to drive people to confess sins and give in to selfish impulses. Ig decides to use this effective tool to discover the circumstances of his girlfriend's death and to seek revenge by finding the true murderer.

Daniel and Juno lead an all-star cast with strong support from David Morse (The Green Mile, The Hurt Locker) and Heather Graham (The Hangover I&II, Boogie Nights).


HORNS is based on the dark fantasy novel of the same name from New York Times best-selling author Joe Hill (Heart Shaped Box) with a screenplay by Keith Burnin. Alexandre Aja, Riza Aziz, Joey McFarland and Cathy Schulman produce.

Director: Alexandre Aja
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Juno Temple, Max Minghella with Heather Graham and David Morse
Producers: Alexandre Aja, Riza Aziz, Joey McFarland and Cathy Schulman

Lionsgate releases HORNS on Friday 31 October 2014.







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   Trailer "What If"0 Comments

Entertainment One has released a new trailer for Daniel Radcliffe's upcoming What If movie.

Due for release on August 20, 2014, the movie:


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Follows Wallace and Chantry, who meet by chance at a party and feel the chemistry, but Wallace is recovering from a failed relationship and Chantry has a long-term boyfriend. Acting with the best of intentions and a touch of denial, Wallace and Chantry take on the challenge of being just friends. The adventure is both rocky and very funny as our protagonists navigate the perils of unintended nude camping, risqué wardrobe malfunctions, badly timed international air travel and generally terrible advice from their friends.

With a raucously funny script and standout performances from Daniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan and Adam Driver, What If is a charming original comedy about the tried and tested question of whether men and women can ever really be just friends.




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 Tuesday, 29th


   Potter on "Women's Prize for Fiction 2014" list0 Comments

Back in May 2014, the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction launched the #ThisBook campaign.

Their aim was to find out which female-written books had the biggest impact on readers.

Whilst the Harry Potter series did not come top, it did come at a respectable fourth.


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The full #ThisBook top 20 is as follows:

To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood
Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte
Harry Potter – J.K Rowling
Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte
Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen
Rebecca – Daphne Du Maurier
Little Women – Louisa May Alcott
The Secret History – Donna Tartt
I Capture The Castle – Dodie Smith


To read more of the list, click here.

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 Sunday, 27th


   Attend the Shaune Harrison Academy0 Comments

Shaune Harrison, the man responsible for make-up of Lord Voldemort, has set up his own make-up academy.

After 25 years in the business, he states that it is time to share his craft with others.


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For me personally it’s more of a younger person’s job, doing prosthetics. I could carry on and carry on until I hit my 50s, but this felt like the right time to take a break.


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 Saturday, 26th


   Potter is Best Fandom Ever!0 Comments

In an update to my previous newspost, the Harry Potter novels have won the MTV Best Fandom Ever Award!


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congrats to the first-ever tumblr best fandom forever winner, harry potter! potterheads crushed it.

see the winner in action on the mtvu fandom awards tonight at 8/7c on mtv. hint: it might involve someone whose name rhymes with “songbottom.”

#bestfandomforever
#fandomawards
#Harry Potter
#potterheads


Well done!

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Posted By: StefanPosted At: 16:00.00 BST | Submit News

   Video: "Pixels"0 Comments

Chris Columbus is currently directing a short movie entitled Pixels based on video game characters attacking New York.

At the recent San Diego Comic-Con event a promotional video of the film was shown. The video depicts Columbus offering fans at the event a chance to win a walk-on role in the film.





The movie is due for release on May 15, 2015.

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 Friday, 25th


   Bonham Carter waves students goodbye for South Africa0 Comments

The Islington Tribune is reporting that Helena Bonham-Carter attended the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson girls’ school in support of her patron role for BOTH.

The Broaden Out Their Horizons charity saw 10 pupils and four teachers travel to South Africa, in order to spend 10 days volunteering for BOTH. Bonham Carter was there to wave the students and teachers off.


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The charity, based in Stoke Newington, was founded by Linda Quinn, a teacher at EGA, and Martha Braggins, a teacher in Enfield.

Its aim is to organise exchange visits between schools where the partner school is from a developing country rather than in Europe or America.


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   Radcliffe.... SPIDER MAN!0 Comments

Daniel Radcliffe recently attended Comic-Con as no other than... Spider Man!!

The 25-year-old spun his own web of deceit by speaking in an American accent to deceive others.

Naughty Radcliffe!!



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 Thursday, 24th


   Groupon UK: Visit Warner Bros. Studio Tours0 Comments

Groupon UK is currently selling tickets to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour for £49.

Dated for September 26th, the special event will allow Potter fans to:


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Guests will walk the flagstones of the iconic Hogwarts Great Hall before viewing many of the famous sets – including the Ministry of Magic, Dumbledore’s office, and the Gryffindor common room. While exploring the attraction, guests will also be able to enjoy experiences that have been specifically added for Groupon members, like watching prop-makers (who worked on the films with Head Prop-Maker Pierre Bohanna) create wands just as they did during filming, meeting the real feathered and furry animal actors who starred in the film series, and enjoying a special demonstration courtesy of the Special Effects Supervisor from the films.

Guests will get the chance to learn wand moves and will be given the chance to ‘fly’ a broomstick like a member of the cast in the Studio Tour’s green screen experience. During a short break in the attraction’s backlot, guests will be able to enjoy a hotdog, drink, and, of course, Butterbeer before duelling Death Eaters on the Diagon Alley set with their newly learnt wand skills. Finally, guests will depart with a souvenir from the studio shop.


How exciting!

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 Tuesday, 22nd


   Trailer: Star Wars Rebels0 Comments

In an update to my previous newspost, the first official trailer for Star Wars Rebels has been released.




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The Jedi have been wiped out and the Empire spreads tyranny through the galaxy. Hope runs thin. But on the small planet of Lothal a big change is looming. A group of rebels meet a 14-year-old con artist named Ezra and soon it's clear their destinies are linked. Aboard their ship, the Ghost, Ezra and the rebels embark on an adventure to ignite a rebellion and strike back against the Empire.


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 Saturday, 19th


   Rowling to write more crime novels than Potter!!0 Comments

Robert Galbraith recently attended the Theakstons Old Peculiar Crime Writing Festival in Harrogate, North Yorkshire.

During this Festival, Rowling/Galbraith stated to The Herald Scotland that she intends to write many more novels, due to there not being a single storyline to follow, as was with the Potter novels.


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Speaking at the Theakstons Old Peculiar Crime Writing Festival in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, the multi-millionaire author said she hoped to write "more than" seven books about the detective.

She said: "It's pretty open ended. I really love writing, so I don't know that I've got an end point in mind.

"One of the things I love about this genre is unlike Harry Potter, where there was a through line, where there was an overarching story, a beginning and end, you are talking about discreet stories. So while a detective lives, you can keep giving him cases."


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 Friday, 18th


   Radcliffe's farewell to "Cripple"0 Comments

Theatre Mania recently conducted an interview with Daniel Radcliffe in which he bids The Cripple of Inishmaan a farewell.


Accio Quote:
9. Sarah Greene told us she can no longer eat eggs because she has to toss them onstage so often. Are you still able to eat eggs?

Oh, I'm fine, 'cause I'm not really near those things. I'm really glad about it. I don't know what I'd be able to do without eating eggs.


10. If you could talk Rupert Grint and Emma Watson into starring with you in a play or musical, which one would it be?

I'm thinking of things that have one girl and two guys, and the first one was Merrily We Roll Along. Let's go with that.


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