Harry Potter showcased with bones and cauldrons in London
The British Library has conjured to life the magical world of Harry Potter in a new exhibition featuring the...
British actor Fiennes given Serbian passport
Award-winning British actor and director Ralph Fiennes, who portrayed Lord Voldemort in the “Harry Potter” series, was given a...
NZ Roxy Cinema hosts 24-hour cinema treat for Harry Potter fans
The Roxy Cinema in Miramar hosted a Harry Potter movie marathon featuring all eight films complete with snacks and...
Harry Potter showcased with bones and cauldrons in London
The British Library has conjured to life the magical world of Harry Potter in a new exhibition featuring the oldest objects in its collection alongside never-seen items from J.K. Rowling´s personal archive. “Harry Potter: A History of Magic”, which opens in London on Friday, includes Chinese oracle bones from... Read more
British actor Fiennes given Serbian passport
Award-winning British actor and director Ralph Fiennes, who portrayed Lord Voldemort in the “Harry Potter” series, was given a Serbian passport on Sunday for “promoting” the Balkan country. The decision to grant honorary citizenship to the 54-year-old English star was reached earlier this month by the government of Prime... Read more
NZ Roxy Cinema hosts 24-hour cinema treat for Harry Potter fans
The Roxy Cinema in Miramar hosted a Harry Potter movie marathon featuring all eight films complete with snacks and meals in 24 hours from March 25 to 26. The marathon weekend began at the Roxy Cinema in Miramar at 1.30pm on Saturday, featured all eight films, from the 2001 hit... Read more
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child plans 2018 Broadway debut
After a hit debut on London’s West End this summer, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is in talks to move to New York’s Broadway in 2018, producers said on Friday. The play, based on author J K Rowling’s popular boy wizard character, is being planned for Broadway’s Lyric... Read more
The magic is back: Harry Potter play hits London stage
Harry Potter fans were buzzing with excitement Saturday as “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”, a stage play that imagines the fictional boy wizard as a grown-up father of three, opened in London. After nearly eight weeks of well-received preview performances, London’s Palace Theatre hosted the opening gala as... Read more
Harry Potter, James Bond studios to be sold for $426 million
Britain’s Pinewood Studios, where Harry Potter and James Bond movies were filmed, could be sold to a property company for $426 million (£323 million, 384 million euros) under a draft deal revealed on Thursday. Pinewood “announces that it has reached agreement… on key terms of a possible cash offer... Read more
Harry Potter’s ‘Cursed Child’ story already a U.S. best-seller
Nine years after the publication of the seventh and last book in the best-selling boy wizard series, pre-orders for the script of a new, sold-out London play is the most pre-ordered book since 2007 in the United States, retail book sellers Barnes & Noble said on Monday. “Harry Potter... Read more
Harry Potter theme park to open next year
New York: “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter”, a theme park based on the hit movie franchise, will open in Universal Studios Hollywood in the spring of 2016. Unlike its Orlando counterpart, the LA-based park will have the signature flight simulation attraction, “Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey”, in... Read more
Reading ‘Harry Potter’ shows how the  ‘muggle’ mind works
Harry Potter swoops around on his broom, faces the bully Malfoy and later runs into a three-headed dog. For scientists studying brain activity while reading, it’s the perfect excerpt from the young wizard’s many adventures to give their subjects. Reading that section of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”... Read more