First Footage from ‘Cursed Child’ Rehearsals

“One of the things I value most about the Potter fandom” J.K. Rowling said in a recent video shared on The Cursed Child’s Twitter page, “is that as a community they have really looked after each other.” A huge matter to the cast and crew is to keep details about the play as under-wraps as possible. According to Rowling, this is to keep the fans’ as pure as possible … Continue reading First Footage from ‘Cursed Child’ Rehearsals

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

Headcanon Hits: Draco Malfoy

Whether you love him or hate him, Draco Malfoy played a key role in Harry Potter’s years at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and beyond. From his angst to his attitude, Draco’s words and actions affected the outcome of Lord Voldemort’s reign, and strengthened our trio’s courage in order to brave the rough waters they faced in defeating him. Draco was raised in a … Continue reading Headcanon Hits: Draco Malfoy

‘Cursed Child’ Script to be Published

Big news. Big, big news. Potter fans across the world rejoice today as The Bookseller confirms that the Cursed Child script will be published in book form on July 31st. The release of the script falls on both Harry Potter and J.K. Rowling’s birthday. Fans will be able to purchase the book in both physical and digital forms, making this eighth story following Harry, Ron, … Continue reading ‘Cursed Child’ Script to be Published

Five Moments of Fear When Retaking the Pottermore Sorting Quiz

For fans of the Harry Potter series, your Hogwart’s house placement is more than just a title or a quiz on the internet. Whether you’re a Gryffindor, Slytherin, Ravenclaw, or Hufflepuff matters greatly to a fan’s self-understanding and ego. So, when Pottermore relaunched back in September and changed the concept of the site completely, everyone wondered what would become of the popular house-sorting quiz designed … Continue reading Five Moments of Fear When Retaking the Pottermore Sorting Quiz

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