harry potter

'Harry Potter & The Cursed Child' Soundtrack Will Give Muggles Something To Listen To

The character of Harry Potter and his magical world has captured audiences for decades. J.K. Rowling's imaginings have made up an enormously successful series of books, nine-going-on-ten movies, a massive amusement park, and countless hours of…
By Alani Vargas

Jodie Whittaker's Replacement In 'Trust Me' Got His Big Break In 'Harry Potter'

The second season of BBC One’s Trust Me started filming in Sept. 2018. BBC bosses announced back in March that the medical thriller would be returning for another run despite the fact that Jodie Whittaker wouldn’t be able to play the lead role…
By Alice Broster

J.K. Rowling Just Confirmed A Fan Theory About How Hermione's Name Is Pronounced

When I say that Harry Potter fans debate pretty much everything about the series (in a totally fun way, of course), I really mean it. Fans — myself included — have seemingly never-ending conversations about whether Dumbledore is actually Death, what…
By Kerri Jarema

Daniel Radcliffe's Reaction To Harry Potter Memes Will Have Fans Desperate To Make More

Harry Potter has really helped shape a whole generation. What began as a book about a boy wizard sparked a seven book series, eight blockbuster films, a spinoff series, and a critically acclaimed play. It's recognizable, quotable, and, because the…
By Alani Vargas

A New 'Fantastic Beasts' Audiobook Is Coming Out & It's Narrated By An Actor From The Movie

There's nothing Harry Potter fans love more than nerding out about all the behind-the-scenes work that has gone into making the series. So hold onto your broomsticks, Potterheads, because a brand new original non-fiction Harry Potter audiobook is…
By Melissa Ragsdale

You’ll Never Guess Which Harry Potter Actor Is Going To Be On ‘Dancing With The Stars’

Bachelor in Paradise may be handing out some of its final roses of the season this week, but pretty soon there will be yet another reality television series that begins dominating our time and attention on Monday nights. Dancing With the Stars is…
By Kelly Schremph

Cancel Your Saturday Night Plans Because This 'Harry Potter' News Is MAJOR

Regardless of your age or level of education, you never quite shake the feeling that September is the Monday of the months. Summer is over, everyone has gone back to work, university, or school, and evenings are ever so slowly getting darker. There…
By Alice Broster

A Limited Edition Harry Potter Trivial Pursuit Is Now Available For True Wizards Only

Big changes are coming to game night, Potterheads! A limited edition, Harry Potter Trivial Pursuit game exists, and it costs less than $50 to get one of your very own. Finally, you can prove to all your friends that you truly are the biggest…
By Kristian Wilson

3 Harry Potter Fans Will Win A Magical Weekend Trip To NYC — Here's How To Enter

It's the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone's publication in the United States, and now Harry Potter's U.S. publisher, Scholastic, is getting in on the 20th anniversary fun. The children's publisher has planned a magical…
By Kristian Wilson

How Identifying As A Gryffindor Helped Me Cope With My Anxiety

When I think of Harry Potter, I think of bravery. After all, it's one of the defining characteristics of Gryffindor House, and Harry proves to us again and again why he was so perfectly placed there instead of Slytherin. He runs into the Chamber of…
By Kerri Jarema

Harry Potter Is A Re-Mixed 'Chosen One' Story & That's Exactly Why It's Become Modern Myth

My first memory of reading Harry Potter is of my babysitter (Kelsey? Chelsea?) pulling a Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone paperback of out of her bag. I'd ask her to read to me from the book that she was reading, since she was in high school…
By Charlotte Ahlin

When I Became A Mom, I Turned To An Unexpected Harry Potter Mother For Inspiration

“Your mother died to save you,” Headmaster Dumbledore explains to an intrepid, first year Harry Potter, in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. "If there is one thing Voldemort cannot understand, it is love. He didn’t realize that love as powerful…
By E. Ce Miller

I Was Terrified Of Turning 30 — But Re-Reading Harry Potter Helped Ease My Fears

If you had asked me just a couple of years ago which Harry Potter characters have been most influential in my life, I would have probably said Harry or Hermione or Luna or Neville — teenagers who were brave and bold and brilliant and who changed…
By Kerri Jarema

21 Harry Potter Quotes To Use As Your Insta Caption On The 20th Anniversary

Saturday marks the 20th publishing anniversary of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, the U.S. version of J.K. Rowling's first novel, which hit store shelves on Sep. 1, 1998. On the list below, I've got 21 Harry Potter quotes you can share on the…
By Kristian Wilson

There's New Harry Potter Merch At Pottery Barn & It's All SO Cute

There's something about fall that always inspires me to change things up: maybe get a fresh haircut, add some new seasonal clothes to my wardrobe, and most definitely spruce up my space. If you're also hoping to switch out some of your decor, or…
By Kerri Jarema

These 7 Classic Novels Re-Imagined As Vintage Travel Posters Are Incredibly Cool

You may have heard about The Great American Read — the PBS program that highlights the 100 most loved books in the English literary canon. But have you heard that PBS has also enhanced some of those classic novels with travel posters, and their new…
By Kristian Wilson

A Harry Potter-Inspired Cocktail Class Is Coming To NYC This Fall

If you're a Potterhead in the tri-state area, you're going to love this news. A Harry Potter-inspired cocktail class is coming to New York City this September as part of an expansion of the London-based, Potter-inspired bar The Cauldron. Tickets are…
By Kristian Wilson

Enjoy A "Philosopher's Scone" With These Super Harry Potter-Themed Afternoon Teas

Living in England has its perks, especially when it comes to a good ol' cup of tea and a heavenly serving of scones. But what if these cream teas could be made even better? Well, grab your wand, put on your cloak, and practice those spells because…
By Sophie McEvoy

JK Rowling's Tweet Confirming A Major Dumbledore Theory Has Resurfaced & I'm SHOOK

It feels like only yesterday that summer meant the latest Harry Potter book would be on pre-order at the local bookshop. The level of excitement, or what has become known as Pottermania, was bloomin' mental. So much so that all these years later,…
By Aoife Hanna

Matthew Lewis & Tom Felton Just Hung Out & Their Jokes Will THRILL Harry Potter Fans

Is there a movie star friendship I'm more invested in than that of the Harry Potter cast? I refuse to accept it's only me who experiences pure, unadulterated joy any time any of the cast members reunite — and today's been a pretty solid supplier of…
By Emily Dixon