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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Universal Orlando’s CityWalk will undergo an expansion during 2014. It will include the opening of a hotel, Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort, and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley. Universal Orlando announced Thursday that it will open eight new venues across CityWalk throughout 2014 as part of a growth strategy designed to [...]

Harry Potter Celebrates 15th Birthday with New Cover

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Harry Potter Celebrates 15th Birthday with New Cover

Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children’s publishing, education and media company, today unveiled the new cover for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince – the sixth of seven trade paperback editions with new covers illustrated by New York Times bestselling author and illustrator, Kazu Kibuishi. Kibuishi and David Saylor, Vice President, Creative Director, Scholastic, unveiled [...]

Harry Potter Show at Discovery Times Square

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Harry Potter Show at Discovery Times Square

Harry Potter: The Exhibition, is returning to Discovery Times Square on November 3. Since its earlier run in New York City in 2011, the exhibition has been updated with artifacts from the film series, including the final film. In addition to the hundreds of original props and costumes from the Harry Potter films displayed during [...]

DreamWorks Acquires Film Rights to Shadow and Bone

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DreamWorks Acquires Film Rights to Shadow and Bone

DreamWorks Studios has acquired the feature film rights to Leigh Bardugo’s debut novel “Shadow and Bone,” it was announced Wednesday by Holly Bario, president of Production at the studio. The young adult fantasy was published in June 2012 by Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, and is the [...]

Harry Potter Exhibition at Discovery Times Square

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Harry Potter Exhibition at Discovery Times Square

Harry Potter fans in New York City can soon have the chance to step inside the famous wizard’s magical world with Harry Potter: The Exhibition, which returns to Discovery Times Square this holiday season. Since its run in New York City in 2011, Harry Potter: The Exhibition has been significantly updated with artifacts from the [...]

Harry Potter’s Hogwarts Coming to Japan

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Harry Potter’s Hogwarts Coming to Japan

Universal Studios Japan, in partnership with Warner Bros. and Universal Parks & Resorts, announced today that they will be bringing The Wizarding World of Harry Potter to Japan, marking the global expansion of this themed entertainment experience that started at Universal Orlando Resort nearly two years ago. The announcement was made by Glenn Gumpel, president [...]

Harry Potter Magic for Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals…

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Harry Potter Magic for Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals…

The Trevor Project’s new life-saving, life-affirming public service announcement (PSA) featuring Harry Potter film star Daniel Radcliffe premiered on FOX during the network’s hit series “Glee.” The 30-second spot, which aired at no cost to the organization, empowers young people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning (LGBTQ) to call the Trevor Lifeline if [...]

Game Beats Avatar Film to Earn $1 Billion in 16 Days

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Game Beats Avatar Film to Earn $1 Billion in 16 Days

Interactive entertainment company Activision Publishing, a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, announced today, Dec.12, that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 crossed the $1 billion mark in sales since its launch on Nov. 8, 2011, according to Charttrack and retail customer sell-through information.  Highlighting the trend of interactive entertainment gaining a greater hold of [...]

Now Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Hollywood

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Now Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Hollywood

Warner Bros. Entertainment and Universal Parks and Resorts announced Tuesday a partnership to bring The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – a themed entertainment environment which debuted in Orlando in June 2010 – to Universal Studios Hollywood. The two companies also announced their plans to expand The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando [...]

Scream Awards to Bid Farewell to Harry Potter

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Scream Awards to Bid Farewell to Harry Potter

After eight films, nine Academy Award nominations, and years of inspiring millions of fans worldwide, Spike TV will say goodbye to the “Harry Potter” films as it presents the ultimate farewell tribute to the blockbuster franchise at its “SCREAM Awards 2011.”  The sixth annual event, which honors all things sci-fi, fantasy, horror and comic books, [...]

Sony Introduces “World’s Lightest” eReader

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Sony Introduces “World’s Lightest” eReader

Sony has announced the launch of its new eReader, which is claimed to be the lightest touch screen 6″ eReader device, Reader Wi-Fi (PRS-T1). At under 6 ounces and with a 6″ E-Ink Pearl V220 touch screen, Reader Wi-Fi is smaller than an average paperback book, can easily fit into a bag or pocket and [...]

Harry Potter Smashed Box Office Records

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Harry Potter Smashed Box Office Records

Warner Bros. Pictures’ Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, the final adventure of the film series based on the books by J.K. Rowling, smashed all box office records in the UK and Ireland, earning a staggering GBP23 million in its opening weekend. The announcement was made Sunday by Josh Berger, president and [...]

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