‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ Has More Action and Secrets Than Its Predecessor, But That Doesn’t Make Up for Everything Else – Review

Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) is back in action in the latest installment of the Fantastic Beasts franchise. Now on a quest separate from tracking and studying magical creatures, Scamander is given a new task - bestowed upon him by none other than Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law). However, will Newt succeed in his latest adventure, or … Continue reading ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ Has More Action and Secrets Than Its Predecessor, But That Doesn’t Make Up for Everything Else – Review

‘Fantastic Beasts’ and the Lack of Historical Context

I eat, sleep, and breathe history. I always have. The writer in me admires the way that history feels like one huge neverending story with numerous protagonists and main events. When movies set in significant historic backdrops and periods, I always get a little excited. That is until glaring historical inaccuracies or erasures are presented. … Continue reading ‘Fantastic Beasts’ and the Lack of Historical Context

New Harry Potter Book Covers Unveiled In Honor of 20th Anniversary

It's been twenty years since Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone was released in the United States. The book became a huge phenomenon and the entire series garnered a movement that is still going strong today. Author J.K. Rowling couldn't have dreamed that the world she created would resonate with so many people across the … Continue reading New Harry Potter Book Covers Unveiled In Honor of 20th Anniversary

Andrew Lincoln to Narrate Harry Potter Audiobook

The Walking Dead star Andrew Lincoln is the latest to join the Harry Potter family as the narrator for the new Hogwarts Library audiobook, Quidditch Through the Ages for Audible and Pottermore. The book was written by J.K. Rowling (under the name Kennilworthy Whisp) and will contain commentary from characters such as Ginny Potter and … Continue reading Andrew Lincoln to Narrate Harry Potter Audiobook

Jessica Williams Joins Cast of ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2’

Just when most thought the Harry Potter fandom was finally about to die, like a Phoenix they were resurrected from their ashes when magic returned to the big screen last year in the form of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, an entirely new story following the adventures of Newt Scamander, a magizoologist on a journey … Continue reading Jessica Williams Joins Cast of ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2’

2 New Books Set in The Harry Potter Universe Will Be Available in October

Before we start with this, I think a little warning is necessary: No, these two new books won’t revolve around the characters we grew up loving, nor the new ones presented in Fantastic Beasts or in the Cursed Child, a book I think most of us will like to forget. This year commemorates the 20th … Continue reading 2 New Books Set in The Harry Potter Universe Will Be Available in October

Principal Photography Begins on ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ Along with Reveal of First Synopsis

Today filming began for the untitled Fantastic Beasts sequel. Along with the first day of shooting, the film received its first official synopsis and a list of old and new characters. The return of Newt (Eddie Redmayne), Tina Goldstein (Katherine Waterston), Queenie (Alison Sudol), and Jacob Kowalski (Dan Fogler) were all expected. Returning with them … Continue reading Principal Photography Begins on ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ Along with Reveal of First Synopsis

Jude Law Cast as Young Dumbledore in Sequel to ‘Fantastic Beasts’

According to Variety, two-time Academy Award nominee, Jude Law, has been cast as a younger version of Albus Dumbledore in the upcoming sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Law will portray the beloved Professor long before he is the Headmaster of the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. In the new film, … Continue reading Jude Law Cast as Young Dumbledore in Sequel to ‘Fantastic Beasts’