‘Harry Potter’ star Rupert Grint recalls 'suffocating' feeling of working on franchise for a decade
"Harry Potter" star Rupert Grint got candid about his role and discussed the challenges he faced being a child actor in the franchise for ten years. Grint reflected on his famous role as Ron Weasley.foxnews.com
‘Harry Potter’ star Rupert Grint says cast is ‘still trying to figure out what life looks like’
Rupert Grint shared in a new interview that he and his castmates Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson are "still trying to figure out what life looks like" after starring in one of the biggest film series in history.foxnews.com
'Harry Potter' star Tom Felton says there's footage of Draco throwing Harry his wand for the final duel against Voldemort, but it didn't end up in the movie
In his new memoir titled "Beyond the Wand," the Draco Malfoy actor said that "there were plenty of beats that didn't end up in the finished film."news.yahoo.com
Michelle Pfeiffer, Viola Davis and Gillian Anderson on playing first ladies
A new 10-part series on Showtime, "The First Lady," explores the private lives of some of the most revered public figures in American politics. CBS News' Lesley Stahl sits down with Michelle Pfeiffer (who plays Betty Ford), Viola Davis (Michelle Obama), and Gillian Anderson (Eleanor Roosevelt) about how they approached the roles of women who used the often-hidden power of their positions to change the course of history.news.yahoo.com
Broadway's 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' actor fired
The actor playing Harry Potter has been fired from the Broadway production of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” following a complaint by a co-star about his conduct. Producers said Sunday night that, after an independent investigation of the incident, they decided to terminate the contract of James Snyder. Snyder did not immediately reply to a request for comment.news.yahoo.com
Houston’s new Harry Potter themed Pop-Up offering guests a safe, magical experience
HOUSTON – The Muggle-less Bar is a brand-new Harry Potter inspired pop-up bar and restaurant, that magically appeared in Houston last weekend! It’s here for a limited time at 711 Main Street downtown, through November 8th. The Muggle-less Bar is where kids and adults can eat, drink, and become a part of some of the most iconic scenes from Harry Potter. The interactive experience shifts for 21-and-over adults with a full menu of magical boozy cocktails, live DJ’s, trivia contests, Cosplay contests, Karaoke, costume contests and other fun Harry Potter themed activities. Tickets for the Harry Potter magical experience The Muggle-less Bar will be sold in two-hour time slots, and you can find more information HERE.
Harry Potter-themed pop-up bar opens in downtown Houston
HOUSTON – Cheers for the Harry Potter fanatics? The pop-up bar and restaurant inspired by the beloved franchise will set up at the venue formerly known as The Capitol at St. Germain in downtown Houston. The Muggle-less Bar opened October 16 and will run through November 8 at 711 Main Street. Customers can expect a wizard-inspired food menu and book-inspired alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks like Butter Beer and Polyjuice Potion. The Muggle-less Bar allows guests to experience 2-hour magical schooling of witchcraft & wizardry experience, along with events like trivia nights and live entertainment.
‘Harry Potter’ actors come out in support of trans community after J.K. Rowling’s comments
I know and love trans people, but erasing the concept of sex removes the ability of many to meaningfully discuss their lives. Daniel Radcliffe, who played Harry Potter himself, was the first star to make a statement on the matter. His thoughts were long, but to many “Harry Potter” fans, his words were very comforting. And in my opinion, nobody can touch that.”Emma Watson, who played Hermione Granger, tweeted out in support of the trans community. Trans women are women, trans men are men and non-binary identities are valid.
You can listen to Daniel Radcliffe read chapter one of ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’
Having Harry Potter himself read them to you, of course! J.K. Rowling is gathering up some of her famous muggle friends to bring fans the ultimate Harry Potter quarantine entertainment. The entire first book in Rowling’s wizarding series, “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” will be available for fans to listen to, and each chapter will be read by a different celebrity once a week, starting off with Daniel Radcliffe, aka Harry Potter. The site is full of puzzles, quizzes and articles that focus on everything Harry Potter and Hogwarts. You can watch a video of Radcliffe reading chapter one of the book here, or listen to it on Spotify.
You should revisit these 11 movie franchises while quarantined
Luckily for us, there are tons of films that have gone on to become major movie franchises, with sequel after sequel bringing back some of the most beloved characters of all time. So, if you want to take a break from binging “The Office” for the 10th time and want to dig in to some classics, consider watching these movie franchises from front to back. ‘Star Wars’Writer and director George Lucas created a movie about a team of rebels fighting evil in a galaxy far, far away, and it’s gone on to become one of the most influential movie franchises of all time. ‘Toy Story’A lot of the movie franchises are for teens and adults, but the “Toy Story” movies are great because the entire family can enjoy them. ‘Marvel’Anyone who has gone to see a Marvel movie knows that there are a ton of them.