RIP Robert Hardy

#RIP: actor Robert Hardy has died at 91. He played Cornelius Fudge in #HarryPotter & was in #BuckRogersInThe25thCentury, #GawainAndTheGreenKnight & much more. Our deepest condolences to his family, friends & fans. Rest in peace. 

Robert Hardy (1925-2017)

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Plot & Cast Details Revealed as “Fantastic Beasts 2” Filming Begins

#WarnerBrothers has revealed some plot & cast details as filming of #FantasticBeasts 2 begins! The sequel will take place in London & Paris, and will include Jude Law as a young Albus Dumbledore and Zoë Kravitz as Leta Lestrange. Callum Turner will play Newt’s older brother Theseus Scamander. 

Eddie Redmayne & Katherine Waterston in 1st “Fantastic Beasts” movie.


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20 Years Later, Students Reflect on How “Harry Potter” Shaped Their Lives

As Monday is the 20th anniversary of the publication of the 1st #HarryPotter book, not only J.K. Rowling could not have known how successful the books would become, no one could have imagined the impact the books would have on tens of millions of readers worldwide, both children, students and adults alike!

If you’re a #Potterhead (a Harry Potter fan), what impact have the books & films have on you?

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“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” Coming to Broadway

#HarryPotter fans: “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” is coming to Broadway in April, 2018 at New York’s Lyric Theatre! The news was posted on the play’s website.

Information on tickets, performance schedule & casting choices are expected to be announced in the coming months.

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J.K. Rowling to Launch Book Club for “Harry Potter” Fans in June

J.K. Rowling to launch a book club for #HarryPotter called the “Wizarding World Book Club” in June, 2017 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the release of her first book, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” (a.k.a., “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”).

The club’s goal is to “create a global community of Harry Potter readers who are communicating with each other as they are reading the same book, at the same time.” J.K. Rowling’s publishing arm, Pottermore, also states that the book club “aims to surprise and delight those who have never read a Harry Potter book, as well as returning readers who want to join the conversation.”

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Brilliant Actor John Hurt has Died

#RIP: we are deeply saddened that actor Sir John Hurt has died at 77. He played Kane in #Alien, Mr. Ollivander in #HarryPotter, the “War Doctor” in #DoctorWho, himself in #Spaceballs & more. He celebrated his 77th birthday only 5 days ago. The 2-time Oscar-nominated actor was battling cancer. One of his best roles was as #TheElephantMan. He also starred in a film adaptation of George Orwell’s book #1984. Sir John Hurt will be sorely missed. May he rest in peace.

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