Friday, April 05, 2019

7 Underrated Scenes I Loved About Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald

Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald Scenes
Warner Bros. Pictures
Fantastic Beasts and The Crimes of Grindelwald was met with division within the fanbase of J.K. Rowling's wizarding world. The spin-off has three more movies to go with so much more story and character development to explore. While there are understandably reasons to disagree or question big changes to the series, there is also still plenty more meaningful, charming, and shocking moments to love.

Here are seven underrated scenes to love about the Fantastic Beasts sequel. This post contains spoilers, so don't move forward reading this post if you haven't seen the film. Otherwise I hope you enjoy the post! 

Which scenes do you love from this latest adventure in the wizarding world? Feel free to share in the comments below!

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Harry Potter And Fantastic Beasts Stars Give A Sneak Preview of Gringotts Bank Expansion

Gringotts Bank Expansion Warner Bros Studios Tour London
Warner Bros Studio Tour London Gringotts Bank
Do you have your key ready? The Gringotts Bank expansion at Warner Bros Studios Tour London is about to officially open to the public on April 6th, 2019. To celebrate the occasion, Radio 1 DJ and TV presenter Matt Edmondson hosted the sneak preview on the Warner Bros Studio Tour London social media channels.

The presenter met up with guests invited to the event, interviewing stars from Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts. Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy), Claudia Kim (Nagini) and Dan Fogler (Jacob Kowalski) were on hand to talk about their experiences while exploring the new expansion and what they would hide in one of Gringotts's vaults.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

James Phelps, Oliver Phelps & Warwick Davis Give Exclusive Look of Gringotts Bank Expansion

Jeff Spicer / Getty Images / Warner Bros Studio Tour London
In January 2019, Warner Bros Studios Tour London: The Making of Harry Potter announced the home of the famous film sets will be expanding its doors with Gringotts Bank. Harry Potter film series actors Warwick Davis (Professor Flitwick and Griphook) with James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley) made a special appearance in front of the press to offer a first look at the new expansion.

The actors showed a preview to the amazing intricate detail that went into the tour's latest addition. Davis and the Phelps brothers joined Gringotts' Goblins in the bank's entranceway and dived deep into the caverns of Gringotts to Lestrange's vault.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Updated: Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure Gets Opening Date

Hagrid Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure
Photo Credit: Universal Orlando Resort
A new attraction at Universal Orlando Resort has been a mystery to fans since construction walls first appeared around Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hogsmeade. After much speculation, the rumors about its theme, name, and grand opening have finally been confirmed!

Hold tight, Potterheads! Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure will open June 13, 2019 at Islands of Adventure.

Set in the Forbidden Forest and inspired by the beloved Hogwarts's groundskeeper Hagrid, Universal Orlando briefly describes the attraction in their press release: "For the first time ever, join Hagrid as you fly far beyond the grounds of Hogwarts castle on a thrilling roller coaster ride that plunges into the paths of some of the wizarding world’s rarest magical creatures."

Since early 2018, anticipation has been building about the possibility of a new Hagrid inspired attraction coming to Islands of Adventure in Orlando, FL. Details first started to come to together about the ride's queue as well as one of the first posters featuring a mischievous Cornish pixie.

Tom Felton, who portrayed Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter movies, met up with art director Alan Gilmore in the Forbidden Forest to give us a sneak peak of the coaster. The coaster is promised to be one of the most innovative and immersive new attractions at Universal Orlando Resort.

Monday, March 11, 2019

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Mobile Game First Look

Harry Potter Wizards Unite Mobile Game
Rumors have been circling around the Muggle world that Harry Potter fans will be able to join a secret alliance to conjure magic in an exciting Wizarding World experience. We finally get our first look at the amazing new release from Niantic, Inc. and WB Games San Francisco!

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is a new augmented reality (AR) mobiel game that will bring aspiring witches and wizards worldwide into the heart of their own adventure inspired by J.K.Rowling's original series.

Here's a press release straight from the Ministry.
A calamity has befallen the wizarding world, causing artefacts, creatures, people, and even memories to mysteriously appear in the Muggle world. Witches and wizards from across the globe must come together to solve the mystery of The Calamity, overcome the confounding chaotic magic that surrounds these “Foundables,” and return them to their rightful place, keeping them safe from Muggle eyes.

Your journey begins as a new recruit of the Statute of Secrecy Task Force, established by the Ministry of Magic and the International Confederation of Wizards for the purpose of investigating and containing The Calamity.