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Draco Malfoy, Disappointing Everyone

December 23, 2014 15:43:00 Posted at December 23, 2014 15:43:00
Duana Posted by Duana

There’s a new story bit about Draco Malfoy on Pottermore, and a rumination from J.K. Rowling on the character. I had to change my Pottermore password three times before I could actually access it, which I am convinced is part of the goal – to make it difficult for you, to make it worth it when you finally unlock the story you’re looking for and give you a sense of achievement. Full Story

“I must not tell lies”

October 24, 2014 20:17:31 Posted at October 24, 2014 20:17:31
Lainey Posted by Lainey

OMG. Dolores Umbridge is back. For Halloween. It was announced on Pottermore today that JK Rowling has written a new Harry Potter story to be posted on Halloween and it’s about Umbridge and her backstory – how did she get so pink and catty? The last time Jo gave us some new material – from the Quidditch World Cup – her site crashed. Full Story

Boyhood Potterhood

July 30, 2014 19:46:16 Posted at July 30, 2014 19:46:16
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Is Ethan Hawke your re-boyfriend yet? If you say no, is it because you haven’t seen Boyhood? See it. Then be the contrarian. I know the type. The film has received near universal acclaim, currently sitting at a 99% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. But some people just get ruined by hype. Full Story

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Idris Elba: Slytherin House

July 3, 2014 17:03:58 Posted at July 3, 2014 17:03:58
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Eamonn M. McCormack/ Getty

Nelson Mandela would have been in Gryffindor, for sure. But Luther? Luther is TOTALLY Slytherin. Like me! Check out Idris Elba wearing Slytherin colours at Leavesden Studios the other day with his daughter. His daughter Isan is Hufflepuff. You know who’s Hufflepuff? Duana. It’s one of the great frustrations of her life. Full Story

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Harry Potter dragons x3

April 1, 2014 15:37:38 Posted at April 1, 2014 15:37:38
Sarah Posted by Sarah

Last year, Warner Brothers announced their intention to make a Harry Potter spin-off film based on a text book mentioned in the series, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Newt Scamander. Now, Warner Brothers CEO Kevin Tsujihara tells the New York Times that the Fantastic Beasts spin-off will in fact be three “megamovies” and are described as being neither prequels nor any linear relation to Harry’s story. Full Story

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Dear Gossips,

JK Rowling told Emma Watson that Hermione and Ron really shouldn’t have ended up together. And that, when the story was over, it really should have been Hermione and Harry. What she’s not saying is how Hermione would have eventually gotten there. And what would have happened in between. Between Hogwarts and Harry (eventually), what would Hermione’s life have been like? Definitely not the straight line between high school sweetheart to marriage and children.

Well, she created them so of course she’s right. With all that curiosity, how could Hermione not have wanted more experiences, more variety, more lovers, more…MORE.

"I wrote the Hermione/Ron relationship as a form of wish fulfillment. That's how it was conceived, really. For reasons that have very little to do with literature and far more to do with me clinging to the plot as I first imagined it, Hermione ended up with Ron.  Read Full Intro

Mother Magic at Centre Court

June 25, 2013 19:55:31 Posted at June 25, 2013 19:55:31
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Our Mother of Magic, JK Rowling, isn’t a carpet whore. She keeps a very, very low profile, even at her own movie premieres. So it’s exciting when she goes out. And she seems to be really into Wimbledon. She and her husband were seated in the Royal Box and watched Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic win their matches today. Full Story

The Royal wand-play

April 26, 2013 13:43:16 Posted at April 26, 2013 13:43:16
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Eamonn M. McCormack/ Chris Jackson/ AFP/ Getty

Prince William, his Catherine, and Prince Harry were in Diagon Alley today picking up some wands. Somewhere there’s a joke in there about Harry and his stick but I’m not clever enough to find it. As you can see, Kate seems terrified by the glow on the end of Harry’s. Lumos! The best, best, BEST of course is Harry at The Burrow. Full Story

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Plan your holiday

March 29, 2012 20:19:43 Posted at March 29, 2012 20:19:43
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood), Warwick Davis (Prof Flitwick), Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy), and director David Yates attended a photo call at Leavesden Studios today to open the Warner Bros Making of Harry Potter studio tour. Where’s NEVILLE?????????????????????????Leavesden is where they filmed. Full Story

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Neville and the gang!

March 26, 2012 14:58:06 Posted at March 26, 2012 14:58:06
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Wenn, Gareth Cattermole/Getty

Look! It's hot Neville with his hair buzzed!Neville, Luna, Ginny, and director David Yates were at the Empire Awards last night. Am assuming that's his gf? Our Neville is hot now. Hot enough for a lady friend. Neville - Matthew Lewis for reals - stars in a new show on BBC called The Syndicate about lottery winners that premiered on BBC. Full Story

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Best of 2011: Neville Got Hot

December 16, 2011 22:54:18 Posted at December 16, 2011 22:54:18
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Wenn, Splash, Getty

The blooming of Neville, or, more accurately, should we say metamorphosis?, was a wonderful distraction from the sadness of The End. Neville got hot!And not just in pictures. In person, Neville was super, super cute. And wore his suit very, very well. I’ve not seen much from Matthew Lewis since summer. Full Story

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Best of 2011: Alan Rickman’s letter

December 13, 2011 23:39:25 Posted at December 13, 2011 23:39:25
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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As it appeared in EMPIRE: I have just returned from the dubbing studio where I spoke into a microphone as Severus Snape for absolutely the last time. On the screen were some flashback shots of Daniel, Emma, and Rupert from ten years ago. They were 12. I have also recently returned from New York, and while I was there, I saw Daniel singing and dancing (brilliantly) on Broadway. Full Story

The End: behind the scenes

October 21, 2011 21:00:00 Posted at October 21, 2011 21:00:00
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Some stories are meant to be saved for a Friday...On 11.11.11 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 will be available on DVD. The 4 disc Blu-ray version comes with several extra, extra special features including a 48 minute documentary with exclusive behind-the-scenes footage from production. A trailer for the documentary is being passed around online in advance of the release date. Full Story

Ron, Cedric, Draco - Accio 2005!

August 8, 2011 13:31:22 Posted at August 8, 2011 13:31:22
Lainey Posted by Lainey

A reader called Tina just sent me a photo of a little Harry Potter reunion that happened at the Teen Choice Awards last night. I opened the message to find Rupert Grint, Robert Pattinson, and Tom Felton gathered backstage. Cute, right? (Lorella - check the slope.) Anyway, then I started wondering when a picture like this last happened. Full Story

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