Articles Tagged with harry potter

Eddie Redmayne Excited To Take The Lead In ‘Harry Potter’ Prequel

Eddie Redmayne excited

News of Eddie Redmayne’s casting in the Harry Potter prequel has been buzzing around the internet for a few days now. As the Inquisitr reported, to the delight of many enthusiastic Potter fans, Redmayne will play Newt Scamander in the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Redmayne said that he’s “hugely delighted” to… Read more »

Evanna Lynch Slams Homophobic Trolls, Teaches Us All To Be Like Luna Lovegood

Evanna Lynch un-inivites trolls on social media

Evanna Lynch, (aka Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter films), may be soft-spoken, but when it comes to telling off some Internet trolls, the 23-year-old is pretty sharp-tongued. On Saturday, 60 percent of Ireland’s voters in the mostly Catholic country approved same-sex marriage by referendum, the Huffington Post reported. Evanna, who has been vocal in… Read more »

Julianne Hough Reveals She Had Part In ‘Harry Potter’ Film

Julianne Hough Harry Potter Role

Julianne Hough is something of a Renaissance woman; as an actress, singer, and dancer, she’s garnered a loyal following of fans who read her blog and tune in to catch her judging the contestants on Dancing with the Stars. But despite her willingness to share things about her life, Hough can still pull out a… Read more »

Eddie Redmayne May Have The Lead in ‘Harry Potter’ Spin-off

Actor Eddie Redmayne stands with a portrait of Richard II on display at Westminster Abbey on November 17, 2011 in London, England.

Eddie Redmayne’s portrayal of Stephen Hawking in The Theory Of Everything didn’t just net him an Oscar. If early rumors are true, he may have also gained attention from all the right people, particularly those in charge of casting for J.K. Rowling’s upcoming Harry Potter spin-off. Variety reports that Redmayne is favored for the role… Read more »

Emma Watson Grad School Joke Goes Viral But ‘Harry Potter’ Actress Digs Disney ‘Beauty And The Beast’ Not Doctorate

Emma Watson to grad school?

Is Emma Watson going to grad school and abandoning acting and her role as a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador? Cue the go-viral machine! Just one problem with the Internet-reeling revelation, that Hermione Granger grad school announcement came from a college newspaper’s annual joke issue, reported Vanity Fair in a fast retraction. The Daily Pennsylvanian revealed… Read more »

Kim Kardashian Becomes Platinum Blonde, Gets Compared To Draco Malfoy

Kim Kardashian Draco Malfoy

Since Kim Kardashian has stepped out with platinum blonde hair, she’s been drawing comparisons to Draco Malfoy on Twitter. Fans on Twitter exploded over the reality star’s new hairstyle on Thursday morning when she made her shocking appearance at Paris Fashion Week. Some cracked a Harry Potter joke and said that she resembled Tom Felton’s… Read more »

Emma Watson Hosting Live Facebook Q&A About Gender Equality

Emma Watson promoting her live He For She Q&A

Emma Watson’s name has become synonymous with feminism and gender equality lately. After her speech to the United Nations about the inequality between sexes went viral, Emma Watson has become something of a champion of women’s rights. To keep up the momentum of the cause, Watson announced on her Facebook fan page that she’ll be… Read more »

Emma Watson Responds To Those Prince Harry Dating Rumors

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Twitter is often the fastest way to correct false rumors, and Emma Watson seems to know this. The former Harry Potter star used the social networking site to allay the gossip that she and Prince Harry are dating. Last week, an Australian tabloid ran a story which speculated on the prospect that Emma Watson and… Read more »

‘Harry Potter’ Series Gives Sick Girl Reason To Live

Heartwarming Harry Potter secrest revealed

Arguably one of the greatest fiction series ever written, Harry Potter contains one heartwarming, yet tear-jerking secret: one character in the fourth book is not only based on an actual person, she carries her name as well. In a moving tribute, Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling named a first-year Gryffindor student after Natalie McDonald, a… Read more »

New York’s Historic Freezing Temperatures Attract Arctic Snowy Owls

New York, snowy owls

Just as the owls in Harry Potter carry messages between the magical and muggle worlds, Snowy Owls are carrying a message of their own to New York City, in a very New York-esque phrase (as if New Yorkers needed further confirmation): “It’s friggin’ cold!” Snowy owls have been arriving in New York and setting up… Read more »