Harry Potter Video Game

Back in the fall of 2018, footage of a rumored open world Harry Potter video game was leaked online. The massive RPG has yet to be officially announced by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, but the existence of the game is one of the worst kept secrets in the video game industry right now. The forthcoming title is reportedly slated to be released late next year, and it will allow players to become wizards and witches and roam the massive fantasy world inspired by the books and movies.

However, even though developers are still hard at work on the Harry Potter video game, the recent controversy that creator J.K Rowling has been stirring online with her transphobic comments has them concerned. Much like the Harry Potter film franchise stars who have publicly disagreed with her worrisome perspective on the trans community, game developers are concerned about how Rowling’s controversy might impact the future of the video game. Read More »

harry potter streaming

Harry Potter weekends are back, baby. HBO Max has worked its magic and summoned all eight Harry Potter films to stream the day of its Wednesday launch. Warner Media has been trying to buy back the streaming rights to the Harry Potter franchise from Universal, which has owned the exclusive rights to stream the series since 2016, and on the day of the HBO Max launch, was able to accio the Harry Potter films back the company to which they belong.

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Harry Potter Cast Farewell

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, watch as the cast and crew of Harry Potter say farewell to the franchise in the final days of shooting on The Deathly Hallows Part II. Plus, see how accurate court room scenes are in movies like Legally Blonde, The Dark Knight, The Lincoln Lawyer, and more. And finally, listen to The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt star Ellie Kemper answer the web’s most searched questions about her. Read More »

Harry Potter Quidditch Featurette

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, go behind the scenes of the Quidditch sequences from the Harry Potter film franchise. See what a fighter pilot has to say after reviewing flying scenes from movies like Top Gun, Pearl Harbor, and Behind Enemy Lines. And finally, watch some bloopers from The Goonies episode of Josh Gad‘s nostalgic web series Reunited Apart. Read More »

harry potter at home chapter 2

The Harry Potter franchise wouldn’t be the global phenomenon it was today without the book that started it all, Harry Potter and the Sorceror’s Stone (The Philospher’s Stone when it was first published in the U.K.). And while we’re all stuck in quarantine, everyone has taken to revisiting things they love. And all the stars and featured players of the Harry Potter franchise are doing the same, through the Harry Potter at Home initiative launched by J.K. Rowling back in April.

The chosen one himself, Daniel Radcliffe, kicked things off with a video reading of the first chapter of Harry Potter and the Sorceror’s Stone earlier this week. And picking up the baton for the second chapter is adult Hermione from Harry Potter and the Cursed ChildNoma Dumezweni.

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2020 Harry Potter LEGO Sets

Even though there’s a LEGO version of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry available as a massive playset, it’s unfortunately scaled to microfigures instead of the standard Harry Potter LEGO minifigures. But over the past couple years, LEGO has been releasing small chunks of Hogwarts, allowing builders to combine them into a larger set. That tradition is continuing with a new trio of Harry Potter LEGO sets bringing to life a few new areas from Hogwarts, including a secret location and a spot outside the castle. Read More »

Daniel Radcliffe Reading Harry Potter

Daniel Radcliffe will always be thankful for his time spent leading the Harry Potter franchise, but the actor is undoubtedly happy to have moved on from the wizarding world. The multi-billion dollar franchise has afforded him a lot of freedom to take on whatever roles he wants, whether it’s a peculiar indie like Swiss Army Man or a wild action thriller Guns Akimbo. But in these uncertain times, Daniel Radcliffe realizes everyone needs a little inspiration, which is why he’s taken the time to get involved with the Harry Potter at Home initiative with a new reading of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Read More »

Harry Potter Creature Shop

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, visit the creature shop from behind the scenes of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, listen as a robotics expert breaks down the accuracy of movie scenes featuring androids, robots or droids such as HAL-9000 from 2001: A Space Odyssey and R2-D2 from Star Wars, and listen to the commencement speech Tom Hanks gave to the students of Wright State University in Ohio. Read More »

2020 Hallmark Harry Potter Christmas Ornaments

Last year, Hallmark expanded their Keepsake Ornament collection with a new line of Harry Potter ornaments featuring interactive light and sound elements. The original line-up included the young trio of Harry Potter, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, as well as a Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry tree topper. Now the collection is expanding with the addition of headmaster Albus Dumbledore and groundskeepers Rubeus Hagrid, as well as the half-giant’s hut, and more. Read More »

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New Harry Potter LEGO Sets - 4 Privet Drive

It’s no secret that Harry Potter loved his time at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, at least during the times when his life wasn’t in mortal danger from Lord Voldemort and those trying to bring him back to power. During some summers, Harry Potter was fortunate enough to spend time at the Weasley house known as The Burrow, but during most of his younger years, he was miserable at Uncle Vernon and Aunt Petunia’s house at 4 Privet Drive. Now you can build both locations thanks to two new Harry Potter LEGO sets coming late this summer. See them below! Read More »