BREAKING MOVIE NEWS
Following word that Eddie Redmayne had been officially cast to play the lead in the anticipated Harry Potter spinoff Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them comes news that Katherine Waterston has been signed to star opposite him as a witch residing in the United States, which is where the story will be set.
Where do U.S. witches and wizards get their magic training? That information has yet to be disclosed, however, according to what J.K. Rowling recently teased, it sounds like we'll be learning at least a few details about the American wizardry school in the anticipated Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them.
It's official. Following reports that Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne was in talks to play the lead role in the anticipated Harry Potter spinoff film Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them comes official confirmation from Warner Bros. that Redmayne will, in fact, play Newt Scamander in the film.
The latest casting update does offer a potentially sizable clue about the eventual nature of the relationship between lead character Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) and one of the other leads.
Following reports that Harry Potter spinoff film Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them had its sights set on Doctor Who's Matt Smith to play the lead comes word that the part may go to Eddie Redmayne. The Oscar winner is said to be the favorite for the part of magiczoologist and textbook scribe Newt Scamander.
Could the Harry Potter spinoff/prequel-ish film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them have found its Newt Scamander? We're filing this one under rumor for now, but there's some growing buzz that Matt Smith is interested in the part and/or being sought for it.
Remember that incredible viral video that gave Harry Potter the Friends treatment? The same YouTuber is back with a similar take on The Avengers.
There a few spiritual similarities between the Harry Potter and Star Wars franchises. According to Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara, there are even more comparisons to be made as the world of HP continues to grow with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
Fan-made movie posters are usually a hit or miss, that is until you get a bad-ass retirement home involved.
While it is undoubtedly by design, the recently unveiled Harry Potter toys from Funko’s Pop! Vinyl line are giving us some uncharacteristic takes on classic Potter series spell-casters. One, in particular, depicting the villainous Voldemort shows a rather…unthreatening, dare we say…cute look for the rogue wizard.
Love him or loathe him, Severus Snape is quite a character, as Harry Potter fans surely know. And he has quite a story, which unfolds in pieces throughout the eight feature adaptations of J.K. Rowling's beloved series. The video below, which has been making the rounds recently, tells Snape's story by organizing scenes from the films chronologically.
The search for Newt Scamander is underway! Those keeping up with the latest Harry Potter news know that plans are well underway to bring an adaptation of J.K. Rowling's reference guide Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them to the big screen.
When we hear about old age chipping away at some of our industry’s vintage talents, we can’t help but feel bad that they no longer can be at the top of their game because of failing health and diminishing abilities.
Have you ever thought what it would be like if Harry Potter was recut in the style of Edgar Wright’s Scott Pilgrim vs. The World? Well, some creative YouTube-r mashed both films together in one crazy cool video.
It seems more than fair to suggest that standing on Platform 9 3/4 and waiting to board the Hogwarts Express is a daydream shared by Harry Potter fans around the world. Warner Bros. Studio Tour London is giving fans a taste of that reality in the form of a massive expansion to the set tour.
It sounds like something big is coming to Warner Bros. Studio Tour London. Both Pottermore and the Harry Potter movie Facebook pages have dropped some pretty big hints, including this one, which notes that "New secrets will be revealed," and some kind of announcement is coming later this month...
Imagine if Steven Spielberg had directed Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone? It could have happened, as Spielberg was offered the job, but he turned it down, deciding to take his career in "another direction."
Harry Potter fans are eagerly anticipating the opportunity to return to J.K. Rowling's magical world when Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them makes its way into theaters next year. There's been talk of the adaptation being three or more movies for quite some time now...
Emma Thompson had a not-so-subtle dig at the Harry Potter franchise during her acceptance speech at British Independent Film Awards on Sunday. In fact she outright apologised for starring in the films.
I don’t think there is a Harry Potter fan out there who hasn’t wished at one point or another that they could actually attend Hogwarts. Thanks to the LARP (live action role play) group Liveform and Rollespilsfabrikken, you can now do just that (sort of).