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Jude Law Cast as Young Dumbledore

After months of chatter and speculation, Pottermore announced yesterday that Jude Law has been casted to play the young version of Dumbledore in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts movie.

Jude Law has an extensive acting background. He has been both nominated for an Academy award and chosen as the winner of the BAFTA award for his role in The Talented Mr. Ripley. Law has also appeared in Cold Mountain, The Holiday, Sherlock Holmes, Closer, A Series of Unfortunate Events, and The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus.

Welcome to the wizarding world, Jude Law!


‘Cursed Child’ Final Scriptbook to Release on July 25th

Officially titled Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two: The Official Playscript, the final version of the world-famous West End London production is set to go on shelves July 25th. The updated version of the script will include a Potter family tree and a conversational piece between the play’s director and writer, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne.

The scriptbook is available for pre-order now.


More Tickets Being Released for ‘Cursed Child’ Play

It was announced on Tuesday that another round of tickets for Harry Potter and The Cursed Child in London’s West End will go on sale April 25th. The tickets will be for performances between 2 May 2018 and 22 July 2018.


‘Cursed Child’ Wins Big at Olivier Awards

Harry Potter and The Cursed Child made a huge scene at the Olivier Awards this past Sunday evening. The play took home a record-breaking 9 awards!

Best play- Harry Potter and The Cursed Child
Best actress in a supporting role- Noma Dumezweni
Best actor in a supporting role- Anthony Boyle
Best actor- Jamie Parker
Best set design- Christine Jones
Best costume design- Katrina Lindsay
Best sound design- Gareth Fry
Best lighting design- Neil Austin
Best director- John Tiffany

Congratulations, Harry Potter and The Cursed Child!


Tom Felton Attends Vancouver’s ‘Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets’ Film Concert Series Performance

Tom Felton, along with Flash costar Jesse Martin, attended this past weekend’s Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets film concert series in Vancouver, Canada fully decked out in Slytherin gear. 

Keep your eyes peeled next time you attend a film series or play! You never know when you’ll run into your favorite Harry Potter actor or actress!

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