Wizarding Week in Review
Emma Watson Receives Award
Emma Watson had another reason to celebrate on October 31. She was awarded the Inspiration Award at the Harper’s Bazaar UK Women of the Year Awards. David Heyman, who produced the Harry Potter films, presented Emma with the award.
Harry Potter Plush Toys Available in Japan
A new line of Chibi plush toys from Japan will be available for sale starting around the US holiday season. These cute plush toys feature Dobby, Harry, Hedwig, Ron, Hermione and Draco. They can be found in limited quantities at the following retail locations beginning around Thanksgiving: Hot Topic, Barnes & Noble, GameStop, Books-A-Million and Toys R Us. The plush is also available in extremely limited quantities for pre-order at: www.hogwartsshop.bigcartel.com .
Johnny Depp in Fantastic Beasts
It was announced on Tuesday, that Johnny Depp will star in the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them sequel. It is rumored that he will play Gellert Grindelwald, the notorious dark wizard from that time period. Depp does have a cameo in ‘Fantastic Beasts’ which is set to premiere November 18th.
‘Fantastic Beasts’ Fashion Collection Available November 8th
The Wizarding World has been anxiously awaiting the arrival of official Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them clothing & we have received confirmation that it’s finally coming!!
Today Hot Topic has announced its partnership with Warner Brothers at Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con. This pairing is bringing a upscale fashion collection to selected Hot Topic stores that mimic’s the clothing worn on-screen by Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne), Queenie Goldstein (Alison Sudol), Tina Goldstein (Katherine Waterston) and Seraphina Picquery (Carmen Ejogo).
Not only will the collection feature Newt’s dapper peacock colored tweed coat, but it will also include Queenie’s flapper dress, Tina’s pin-up dress and more!
Only a few promotional pictures have been released at this time, but the clothing looks amazing! Check it out:
Here’s a complete list of what will be available:
- Guys Newt Scamander Coat, $79.90
- Guys Symbols Woven, $44.90
- Tina Goldstein Pin-Up Dress, $59.90
- Queenie Goldstein Coat, $99.90
- Queenie Goldstein Flapper Dress, $69.90
- Seraphina Picquery Off-The-Shoulder Dress, $89.90
- Symbol Skater Dress, $54.90
- Fantastic Beasts Sharkbite Top, $32.90
- MACUSA (Magical Congress of the USA) Burnout Raglan, $28.90
Google Rolls Out Wizarding World Element
Android users can now use their phone as a wand! Using the Google voice assistant, you can say “OK google” followed by any one of the following spells: lumos, nox, and silencio. We won’t ruin the fun for you, get out your phone and try it yourself!