Brian Linder

aka Brian

  • I live in Columbia, SC
  • My occupation is Senior Editor, Entertainment at Wikia
  • Bio Brian is a Sr. Content Producer at FANDOM. He's been on the fan-media scene since dial-up. Arriving at FANDOM via IGN, Brian was a founding editor at early Star Wars fansite and co-created the movie site, FilmForce, acquired by IGN in 2006. He's a fan of space operas and superheroes.
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  • Brian Linder

    Alan Rickman Has Died

    January 14, 2016 by Brian Linder

    So very sad to post this here, but I know the fan community will want to honor him: 

    Alan Rickman Has Died

    Alan Rickman has died at the age of 69, the UK’s Guardian reports.  Rickman, beloved byHarry Potter fans around the world for his portrayal of Professor Severus Snape, had been suffering from cancer.


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  • Brian Linder

    Wikia’s preparing to take San Diego Comic-Con by storm along with a legion of #WikiaLive superfans! We know many of you are already going, but WE WANT YOU to enlist in our “Fan Army.”

    Tell us you’re going by filling out this form and -- as we’ve done in year’s past -- we’ll do what we can to give those of you among our ranks an awesome fan experience. That may include VIP perks like celeb meet ‘n’ greets, party access, and other fun opportunities!

    We’ll start right now! We have room for six Los Angeles-based fans to ride in our train down to San Diego (departing the morning of Wednesday, July 23)... absolutely free! We’ll even throw in a ticket BACK to L.A. (we’re not gonna leave you stranded). The first six Angelenos to sign up will receive…

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  • Brian Linder

    The previously announced big-screen adaptation of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will be a trilogy of films.

    News of the Harry Potter spin-off which follows magizoologist Newt Scamander comes via a profile of Warner Bros.' CEO in today's The New York Times , six months after the initial announcement of the book-to-film adaptation. 

    It was previously announced that the fictional Hogwarts textbook would be turned into a film "franchise," but the number of movies was uncertain til now. 

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  • Brian Linder

    What if you could create a TV series set in the Potterverse? How would you bring Rowling's world to the small screen in weekly series?

    An animated children's show about previously unknown adventures of the main cast

    A kid-friendly live-action series set in the Potterverse, but not directly dealing with the novel/movie storyline

    A series about the childhood adventures of James and/or Lily 

    A gritty adult-oriented show

    ... any combination of the above elements, or something else entirely?

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