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J.K. Rowling’s ‘Nagini’ sparks racist controversy in new Fantastic Beasts movie

LONDON: The next film in the Fantastic Beasts series is facing accusations of racism after the latest trailer dropped recently. The final trailer's big reveal is that Voldemort's snake Nagini was once human, and she's not like anything Potter fans have seen before. As the trailer released people were quick to point out one problem that seemed upsetting to many. The producers chose to cast an Asian actress to play a role of a cursed woman whose future is to be a white villain (Lord Voldemort's) pet slave. Many…

‘I was an insecure kid’: Daniel Radcliffe ‘never felt cool’ playing Harry Potter

Daniel Radcliffe has admitted to never feeling very cool while playing the boy wizard Harry Potter. Cast at the age of 11, the iconic role took up a huge chunk of the young actor's life as he made eight movies over the course of ten years. Since the last film in the series – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 – Daniel has gone on to enjoy success in projects such as Swiss Army Man, Kill Your Darlings and Imperium. While appearing on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Daniel said he'd never really looked…

Remastered ‘LEGO Harry Potter: Collection’ coming to Nintendo Switch, Xbox One

The remastered version of the top selling “LEGO Harry Potter Collection” will be launched on Nintendo Switch and Xbox One for the first time ever this October. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and LEGO Group announced the “LEGO Harry Potter: Collection,” will launch the “LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4” and “LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7” on Nintendo Switch and Xbox One for the first time with both video games remastered in one package. On October 30, 2018, “LEGO Harry Potter: Collection” unites the…

Harry Potter Stars Reunite for Hogwarts’ ‘Very Own Royal Wedding’

LONDON: It was a Hogwarts reunion this weekend for several cast members of the Harry Potter movie franchise when one of the Patil twins married at a historic venue in England. Actress Afshan Azad, who played Ravenclaw Padma Patil in the movies, married her fiancé Nabil Kazi on Sunday, August 19, at the Symphony Hall in Birmingham. Yesterday was the most epic night,” Azad expressed alongside a photo from the ceremony. “My handsome husband and beautiful in-laws went above and beyond and blew me away with the most magical…

Harry Potter stars prove Hogwarts rivalry still exists

LONDON: There's still a lot of love between the Harry Potter cast seven years after the film series ended even those who were on opposite sides in the magical world. Actors Matthew Lewis and Tom Felton may have played sworn enemies Neville Longbottom and Draco Malfoy in the series but they're pretty tight in real life. They enjoyed a reunion this week, with Matthew sharing a rather excellent photo of them on Instagram. While Tom was showing a lot of love for his former co-star, putting his arm over his…

Great news for Potter heads,Harry Potter Movies Are Returning To Theaters

This just in from the Daily Prophet, dropped on our breakfast plate by a snowy white owl: all 8 Harry Potter films will return to movie theaters! Is this not the most magical news you've heard all day? To mark the 20th anniversary of the movie adaptation of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, all the films, as well as spinoff Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, are heading back to the big screen. Let's pour ourselves a glass of butterbeer to cheers the good news, shall we? Fans of the wizarding world of…

‘Harry Potter’ star Tom Felton in new YouTube show

SAN DIEGO: YouTube has offered the first glimpse at its new sci-fi thriller series fronted by "Harry Potter" star Tom Felton -- revealing it is an "Alien"-like horror story on an isolated ship. "Resident Evil" director Paul W.S. Anderson is to helm "Origin," which brings together an international roster of talent alongside Felton, the boy wizard's conniving nemesis Draco Malfoy in all eight "Harry Potter" movies. A teaser trailer for the 10-episode show made by Left Bank Pictures and Sony Pictures Television screened at a…

US beats Belgium to win (Quidditch) World Cup

FLORENCE: Already bored of the soccer World Cup with its single ball, earth-bound players and tiresome reliance on the laws of physics? More than 6,000 km away from Moscow, in the Italian city of Florence, the United States swept to victory on Sunday in a much more magical contest - the Quidditch World Cup, based on the game dreamt up in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter books. More than 800 players from as far afield as Iceland and Hong Kong took part in the tournament - the largest yet staged in the muggle universe.…

Harry Potter’s loyal friend Neville Longbottom is now married

Harry Potter star Matthew Lewis, who played Harry's loyal friend Neville Longbottom, has secretly married his American girlfriend in Italy. The 28-year-old actor, told fans on Twitter, by joking he'd been forced to miss a concert to get hitched instead. Matthew wrote: "Not only did I miss @ArcticMonkeys in LA but they were performing in Italy at the same time we were there and my wife made me get married instead. Fuming." He shared a photo of him and his beautiful bride Angela Jones alongside the tongue-in-cheek…