J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World Expands to the Delight of Fans Everywhere

In all but a few countries, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them apparated into theaters across the globe this week, and to the relief of many fans of the Harry Potter series, the film surpassed even the most magical of expectations. From opening to closing credits, the team behind Fantastic Beasts, including J.K. Rowling, David Yates, David Heyman, and Steve Kloves of Potter, provided audiences with … Continue reading J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World Expands to the Delight of Fans Everywhere

New Fantastic Beasts Trailer Mentions One of Our Favorite Hogwarts Teachers

Welcome to New York, Newt, it’s been waiting for you. Our first full look at Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is magical to say the least. From the jabs at Newt’s suitcase (Any livestock? Well, yes.), to the ever so lovely melody we all recognize from the Harry Potter films, this trailer delivers the goods we’ve been yearning for since our last sneak peek … Continue reading New Fantastic Beasts Trailer Mentions One of Our Favorite Hogwarts Teachers

Back to the Wizarding World with Fantastic Beasts

Though we as muggles (no-maj folk) may not expect to encounter doxies, crups, or nargles in our daily lives, there is an obvious desire for the magical and the mysterious as even after seven books and eight films, fans still crave more from J.K. Rowling and her team of storytellers. Thus the film adaptation of a popular pseudo magical textbook was born, and on Tuesday we … Continue reading Back to the Wizarding World with Fantastic Beasts

Top Tweets from MACUSA So Far

Both the magical and No-Maj communities are all a-buzz this month with what feels like daily announcements regarding the upcoming film, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. A huge boost to the movie hype is the Potter franchise’s online presence. From Pottermore to fan-made Tumblr sites, Rowling’s Wizarding World is at every corner of the web, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that the new … Continue reading Top Tweets from MACUSA So Far

It’s Not an Adventure Worth Telling Without Any Dragons

UDATE 11/05 Ladies and gentlemen, the plot thickens once more thanks to our new best friends at EW. Eccentric magizoologist Newt Scamander (Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne) comes to New York (for a reason we won’t disclose) with his trusty weathered case. This case is one of those way-way-way-bigger-on-the-inside magical devices, and within are expansive habitats for a collection of rare and endangered magical creatures from Newt’s … Continue reading It’s Not an Adventure Worth Telling Without Any Dragons

Pottermore Relaunch and the Age of the Hufflepuff

It’s no secret that Kaitlin and I are huge Harry Potter fans. We were introduced to each other via The Lord of the Rings, but where we truly bonded was in the halls of the Hogwarts castle. From midnight book and film releases, to countless hours of fan fiction writing, we engrossed ourselves in the stories as much as we could. Little did we know, … Continue reading Pottermore Relaunch and the Age of the Hufflepuff

Rowling Tweets: Eddie Redmayne Officially Newt Scamander

Queen Joanne and her team of filmmaking wizards have officially declared Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamandar in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. We know that the film will take place in New York, 70 years before the happenings in the Harry Potter series, and that the story will follow everyone’s favorite magiczooligist on his adventures. Jo Rowling is penning … Continue reading Rowling Tweets: Eddie Redmayne Officially Newt Scamander