‘Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore’ new trailer teases return to Hogwarts

In the new trailer for the upcoming Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore, Warner Bros. continues to tease a return to Hogwarts and a takedown of Gellert Grindelwald (played by Mads Mikkelsen, who takes over the role from Johnny Depp), who is considered to be among the most powerful and dangerous Dark Wizards, as he continues to wreak havoc in his attempts to seize control of the wizarding world.


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J.K. Rowling accused of Anti-Semitic themes in ‘Harry Potter’

Former Daily Show host Jon Stewart has accused author J.K. Rowling of anti-Semitic themes in her Harry Potter franchise.

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Stewart called out the fantasy franchise’s goblin banker characters as resembling Jewish caricatures – suggesting that the goblins resemble an illustration in the 1903 anti-Semitic book The Protocols of the Elders of Zion.


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HBO Harry Potter special will not feature controversial franchise creator

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone stars and filmmaker Chris Columbus are reuniting for the previously announced 20th anniversary retrospective on HBO Max. But there’s one notable name missing from the list of participants.

WarnerMedia on Tuesday announced that the special will feature the franchise’s central trio of Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson as well as director Columbus. They will be joined by other franchise alums including Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane, Ralph Fiennes, Jason Isaacs, Gary Oldman, Imelda Staunton, Tom Felton, James Phelps, Oliver Phelps, Mark Williams, Bonnie Wright, Alfred Enoch, Matthew Lewis, Evanna Lynch and Ian Hart.


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Fantastic Beasts 3 filming put on hold due to positive Covid-19 test

Warner Bros. has halted filming for the sequel for “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 3” after an unspecified crew member tested positive for COVID-19. Continue reading

Mads Mikkelsen replacing Johnny Depp in Fantastic Beasts 3

It’s official: Mads Mikkelsen is the new Gellert Grindelwald.

The Hannibal and Rogue One star is confirmed to replace Johnny Depp as the notorious dark wizard in the Fantastic Beasts franchise.


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J.K Rowling’s Wizarding World Presents: Harry Potter At Home Read-along

It’s time to experience Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in a whole new way.

While everyone has been practicing social distancing and staying at home, the Wizarding World website has been working on its Harry Potter at Home section as a response to the coronavirus pandemic.

The latest addition is something every Potter fan should hear. Stars from the films as well as other celebrities from around the globe have lent their voices to a reading of the first book in the series, and you can watch or listen for free starting today.


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