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Muggles and Wizards around the world wait with bated breathe to return to the Wizarding World, it has been 5 years since Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, hitting theaters this year, will offer Potter fans the opportunity to also venture into a previously unexplored time and region of the fictional world. In this case, we’ll be taking a trip to 1920’s New York City.

The Harry Potter series vaguely mentioned other Wizarding cultures outside of the British one, and that took place during  the Triwizard Tournament that featured the other participating schools from around the world.  So it shouldn’t be a surprise that there is a  American version of the Hogwarts house names (Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff, and Slytherin) but the reveal doesn’t come from Warner Bros., but instead from a hacker roaming the internet. (more…)

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Fans of the Harry Potter-verse are no doubt pleased to know that the wizardly adventures did not end with the conclusion of the last film. Though Mr. Potter himself will not be back, other spell-slinging heroes and villains shall be appearing in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them. Now, we get a little more info on how the project is going with a picture showing a little bit of the creature design and a report on some of the studio details. Scroll on, Potter fans, to get the latest. (more…)