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Mads Mikkelsen Cast as Grindelwald in Fantastic Beasts 3

Following rumors earlier this month, Warner Bros. Pictures has now officially announced that Mads Mikkelsen (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Hannibal, Casino Royale) has been cast as Dark Wizard Gellert Grindelwald in the third Fantastic Beasts film. Mikkelsen replaces Johnny Depp, who played the role in the previous two Fantastic Beasts films. The latest …

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Fantastic Beasts 3 Release Date Set for July 2022

It’s only been a few days since Johnny Depp’s departure from the franchise, but we now know the official Fantastic Beasts 3 release date. Warner Bros. Pictures announced today the studio has set the Fantastic Beasts 3 release date for July 15, 2022, which is just a week after Marvel Studios is releasing Captain Marvel …

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Johnny Depp Axed by WB from the Fantastic Beasts Franchise

Johnny Depp announced today that he is exiting the Fantastic Beasts franchise by request of Warner Bros. Pictures. The actor played Gellert Grindelwald in the first two movies of the Harry Potter prequels. “In light of recent events, I would like to make the following short statement,” Depp said on his Instagram account. Earlier this …

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Hogwarts Legacy Video Game Coming in 2021

Warner Bros. Games today announced Hogwarts Legacy, an open-world, single-player, action role-playing videogame (RPG) set in the 1800s wizarding world. Players will experience life as a student at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry like never before, as they live the unwritten and embark on a dangerous journey to uncover a hidden truth of the …

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Crosses the $1B Mark

Nearly two decades after first enchanting movie audiences, the first of the Harry Potter blockbusters, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, has crossed $1 billion at the global box office. The announcement was made today by Andrew Cripps, President, International Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures. The 4K 3D restoration of the beloved Wizarding World film opened …

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Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells Trailer and Pre-Registration

Zynga today revealed the new Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells trailer and announced that its magical match-3 mobile game has opened pre-registration on Google Play. Officially licensed from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and published under the Portkey Games label, fans can visit HarryPotterPuzzlesandSpells.com and Google Play to pre-register for the game. “With Harry Potter: Puzzles …

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Harry Potter Films to Stream on Peacock Later This Year

Currently streaming on HBO Max, Peacock today announced all eight Harry Potter films will be available to stream in windows on the NBCUniversal streaming service over the next six months starting later this year and into 2021. The movie adaptations of J.K. Rowling’s famed series ranked as the highest-grossing film franchise in history and are …

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Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells Trailer Previews the Mobile Game

Zynga today released the official trailer for Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells, the new game coming to mobile devices worldwide. From platform nine and three-quarters and Diagon Alley, to the Hogwarts Express and the Grand Staircase, the trailer takes players on an advance tour of some of the beloved settings they will visit as they …

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Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells Mobile Game Launched by Zynga

Zynga today announced the soft launch of Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells in select markets. Officially licensed from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and published under the Portkey Games label, the game weaves innovative match-3 puzzle gameplay with the iconic characters, narrative, settings, spell-casting and magical mischief of the Wizarding World. “We are incredibly proud to …

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Warner Bros. to Open the First Harry Potter Store in New York

Warner Bros. today announced that it will open the first flagship Harry Potter store in the heart of New York City next to the iconic Flatiron building at 935 Broadway. Opening in Summer 2020, the Harry Potter store will house the largest collection of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts products in the world under one roof …

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Fantastic Beasts 3 to Start Filming in the Spring and Location Revealed

Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that Fantastic Beasts 3 has been given the green light, with principal photography scheduled to start in the spring of 2020. Pre-production on the third installment is officially underway for a November 12, 2021 release. Many of the characters you know and love from the first two Fantastic Beasts films will be …

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Wizarding World Gold Premium Subscription Details Revealed

Pottermore and Warner Bros. have announced more details about Wizarding World Gold, an annual, paid subscription which will unlock early access, exclusive benefits and enhanced experiences when it officially launches later this fall. The subscription will cost $74.99 (US) or £59.99 (UK) per year and can be pre-ordered at WizardingWorld.com. The new subscription will offer fans …

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Celebrates Global Expansion

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child last night welcomed fans “Back to Hogwarts” with the launch of a new worldwide campaign in the heart of Times Square. To mark the global milestone, the show hosted the largest-ever Times Square takeover, with award-winning actress and Harry Potter fan, Sarah Jessica Parker, as well as Wizarding World …

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Quidditch Arrives in Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery Mobile Game

Starting September 5, players can play Quidditch in Jam City’s popular RPG mobile game, Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery. The new Quidditch feature is an ongoing, multi-chapter and multi-season adventure that is permanently available to all players that have advanced to year 2, chapter 6 and beyond of the game’s story. Complete with all new original …

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Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Released a Day Early

The AR mobile game Harry Potter: Wizards Unite has been released early for some people. The game is set to be released tomorrow, June 21, though we were able to download it today. You can check out the latest info from Pottermore.com below as well as a trailer. We’d love to hear if you were able …

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Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure Now Open

Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure is now officially open at the Universal Orlando theme park. You can check out a video featuring some of the Harry Potter cast members below, and see fan reactions on the park’s official Twitter feed. Even Robbie Coltrane, who played the role of Hagrid in the films, had a message for …

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First Look at Hagrid in Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure

Following the previously-released details, Universal Orlando Resort has today brought online a first look at Hagrid in Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure. The all-new experience is coming to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter on June 13, 2019. For the first time ever, join Hagrid as you fly far beyond the grounds of Hogwarts castle on a …

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Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle Music Previewed in Behind-the-Scenes Look

Universal Studios Hollywood is giving a behind-the-scenes look today at the creation of the Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle music with a new video you can watch below. Universal Studios Hollywood Sr. Director Entertainment Stephen Siercks takes us to Abbey Road Studios, where music arranger William Ross is working on the score with the London …

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First Look at Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure!

Universal Orlando Resort today revealed more details about Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, an all-new experience coming to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter on June 13, 2019. Tom Felton, who plays Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter films, and Alan Gilmore, Art Director for the Harry Potter films, share more details about the new …

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Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle Coming to The Wizarding World

Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort are inviting guests to experience an exciting new dimension of sorcery at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter with the introduction of the “Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle,” a powerful, original and breathtaking projection experience. The “Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle” will illuminate Hogwarts castle and The Wizarding …

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