When you think about Harry Potter do you think about Daniel Radcliffe, the man who plays him, or J.K. Rowling, the woman who created him?
Either way, you can watch this video on Entertainment Weekly online, to watch the two of them have an extended chat about all things Harry Potter, from Quidditch to Hogwarts.
Remember, the Harry Potter Wizard's Collection set is available September 7. With the set, you will be able to view all sorts of videos like this one. You can also enter this sweepstakes to win a trip to London and the full 31-disc box set.
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Do you like the Harry Potter games and the |Harry Potter books? Well, you're in luck, because the end of the movies and books doesn't mean that J.K. Rowling is done.
In fact, the Pottermore division has conjured up the Book of Spells, a book-video game hybrid, selling for $39.99. Sounds confusing, huh? Well, it's a book, and a game, which features some original writing from J.K. Rowling, as well as activities where you can use spells from the books in a video game, and the release date is unknown. Other than that, things are pretty unclear (and from what I can tell, it seems like fire doesn't actually come out of the book).
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Even with the Harry Potter books and films done, the magic is still spreading--and now it's made its way to Osaka, Japan, which will be the location of the new "Wizarding World of Harry Potter" amusement park.
Glenn Gumpel, the president and CEO of Universal Studios Japan, made the announcement today.
“Universal Studios Japan is thrilled to be chosen to make the Harry Potter experience come alive for the people of Japan,” Gumpel said in a statement. “USJ will recreate to the highest level of authenticity, “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.’”
It shouldn't be surprising that Pottermania is present in Japan--the love of Harry Potter is something that seems to span all cultures and locations. The Potter franchise has been hugely popular in Jap…
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Universal Studios has confirmed it! Harry Potter Park, an attraction which includes a Hogwarts castle, will be built at the Universal Studios Hollywood theme park. However, we still don't know where or when it will be built.
The jobs that will be created from this project (over 800 jobs just in the construction alone!) will be good for the Los Angeles economy. Currently the park generates $4.4 billion for the local economy.
Warner Bros. chairman Barry Meyer says he hopes the park will help to "translate the brilliant literature of J.K. Rowling" and that a goal of the attraction is to make it as authentic to the books as possible.
So, do you think this attraction will be a step into the world of Hogwarts, or just a commercialized version of…
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The name "Drew Struzan" isn't immediately recognized by everyone, but in the filmmaking world, he is a legend and a celebrity.
You probably wouldn't know Struzan's face, but you would definitely know his work. He designed movie posters for Harry Potter, Indiana Jones, Back to the Future, Star Wars and many other hit movies.
Struzan has recently released a book, "Drew Struzan: Oeuvre", in which he displays all his best work, from his E.T. poster to his Walking Dead poster. Each picture is cooler and more unique than the last!
Check out the gallery below and vote on the poll for your favorite Struzan poster--it's hard to choose between all his fantastic works, but you'll manage!
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