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    In the Works: J.K. Rowling to Pen First Screenplay, Set in the Wizarding World 70 Years Prior to Harry Potter

    Warner Bros. has announced an expanded creative partnership with "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling. She will make her screenwriting debut with "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," the first in a planned series of new films, inspired by Harry Potter's Hogwarts textbook.

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    Elizabeth Olsen Gets Frisky With Oscar Isaac in First Still From 'Therese,' Co-Starring Jessica Lange

    After breaking out with a terrific turn in "Martha Marcy May Marlene," Elizabeth Olsen has yet to find a way to top that performance. But with the upcoming period pic "Therese," that could change. Ahead of its September 27 release and planned Oscar campaign, LD Entertainment has released the first s...

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    'The Hobbit' Review: Bilbo Lives! Everyone Else, Not So Much.

    I have never been a Lord of the Rings fanatic, so take that into account, but The Hobbit made me miss Voldemort. I spent a fair amount of time during Peter Jackson’s latest installment in his Tolkien franchise comparing it to the Harry Potter movies, thinking how savvy J.K. Rowling’...

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    Katniss Takes Down Harry on Amazon

    Harry Potter's holly and phoenix feather wand is no match for Katniss Everdeen's bow and arrow -- at least, not on Amazon. The company reports that sales for the "Hunger Games" series have overtaken the "Harry Potter" books in both print and e-book sales, making the Suzanne Collins trilogy Amazon's ...

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    London Opens 'Harry Potter' Studio Tour for Franchise Addicts; Cast & Crew on the Red Carpet (Video)

    Warner Bros. Studios has opened the doors to its "Harry Potter" studio tour in London, attracting franchise fans and many of the film's stars. Check out video below of Rubert Grint, director David Yates and more on the red carpet.

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    'The Harry Potter Wizard's Collection' Is A Nineteen Pound Bundle of Joy for Franchise Fans

    "Harry Potter" fans, take note: Warner Home Video is releasing a limited and numbered collection of 31 discs, including all previously released content (eight films in Blu-ray, DVD and UltraViolet digital copy), an additional five hours of never-before-seen exclusive material and collectible memorab...

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    Immersed in Movies: The Makeup Nominees Talk 'Harry Potter,' 'Iron Lady,' and 'Albert Nobbs'

    The race for the makeup Oscar is noteworthy study in contrasts: The fantastical characters for the most successful franchise in movie history, recreating Margaret Thatcher, the most powerful woman of the 20th century, and a creative exercise in gender-bending.

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    IN THE WORKS: Guillermo Del Toro To Direct Another 'Beauty and the Beast,' with Emma Watson

    Just as one "Beauty and the Beast," with French stars Lea Seydoux and Vincent Cassel, gets underway, Warner Bros. is pushing Guillermo del Toro to direct his planned production of "Beauty and the Beast," with Brit TV scribe Andrew Davies ("The Three Musketeers") working...

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    Immersed in Movies: Production Designer Stuart Craig Talks the Long Road of 'Harry Potter'

    If anyone could rightly be called the face of "Harry Potter," it's production designer Stuart Craig, the architect of this fantastical world of author J.K. Rowling. He was there from the beginning to the end of the most successful franchise in movie history that touched off the millennium—and now be...

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    John Hurt to Receive Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema Award at BAFTAs

    John Hurt will receive the Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema Award at this year's BAFTAs, to be held on February 12 at London's Royal Opera House.

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