IMAX announces ‘Harry Potter’ marathon week for October 13

IMAX announces ‘Harry Potter’ marathon week for October 13

Harry Potter is coming back to theaters as cinema chain IMAX pledges to show the entire film franchise, from beginning to end, the week of October 13. Eight “Harry Potter” films were released over a ten-year period between 2001 and 2011, and all eight are now returning to cinemas courtesy of an IMAX initiative. Why […]

04.10.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Could Daniel Radcliffe be making a return as Harry Potter?

Could Daniel Radcliffe be making a return as Harry Potter?

Rumors are rife that Daniel Radcliffe could be taking to the big screen again as Harry Potter. The British actor could be about to be approached by Warner Bros about starring in a film adaptation of the theater production “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” the New York Daily News reports. “Warners is secretly working on getting […]

31.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Bloomsbury announces tie-in books for Potter prequel movie ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’

Bloomsbury announces tie-in books for Potter prequel movie ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’

The publishing house Bloomsbury Children’s Books will release several tie-in books on the release day of the movie “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” on November 18. “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”: the book and the movie Inspired by JK Rowling’s 2001 book of the same name, the movie (also known as […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
J.K. Rowling confirms end of Harry Potter’s story

J.K. Rowling confirms end of Harry Potter’s story

Renowned author J.K. Rowling has confirmed Harry Potter’s story will not continue, with the two-part play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” marking the end of the road for the character. The play, which opened to rave reviews over the weekend, is set 19 years after the franchise’s final novel, ”Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
FASO concert taps Sylvia La Torre, Anna Maria Perez de Tagle as special guests

FASO concert taps Sylvia La Torre, Anna Maria Perez de Tagle as special guests

The Philippines’ legendary veteran entertainer, Sylvia La Torre, and her granddaughter, Broadway performer and TV-film actress Anna Maria Perez de Tagle, will be the special guests in the August 13 concert of the Filipino American Symphony Orchestra (FASO). La Torre and Perez de Tagle will perform a duet and solo numbers with FASO, the only Filipino […]

03.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Music ·
Oscars organizers invite women, minorities in diversity push

Oscars organizers invite women, minorities in diversity push

Almost half the 683 people invited this year to join the organization that bestows the Oscars are women and nearly as many people of color, the body announced on Wednesday in a bid to honor its vow to push for more diversity. The record number of invitees include rising young stars John Boyega of “Star […]

03.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
JK Rowling working on ‘Fantastic Beasts’ trilogy

JK Rowling working on ‘Fantastic Beasts’ trilogy

JK Rowling has confirmed on her Twitter account that she is working on a trilogy of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” films. The three films are a spin-off of her “Harry Potter” series. The “Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them” trilogy is set in New York City and takes place 70 years […]

03.03.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
‘The Wizarding World of Harry Potter’ theme park announces opening date

‘The Wizarding World of Harry Potter’ theme park announces opening date

(Relaxnews) – Universal Studios Hollywood has announced that the “immersive experience” will open on April 7, 2016. Universal Studios Hollywood announced the opening date of the Harry Potter-inspired park, featuring the wizarding school Hogwarts, the magical village of Hogsmead, a Hippogriff rollercoaster and more. The park, located at the Entertainment Capital of L.A, contains eight retail […]

09.12.2015 · Filled under: Art, Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Film ·
First look: Eddie Redmayne in ‘Fantastic Beasts’

First look: Eddie Redmayne in ‘Fantastic Beasts’

(Relaxnews) – A first image from J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter prequel film, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” has just been revealed. The cover of the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly reveals an exclusive image of Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander, an eminent magizoologist who searches for magical creatures in the wizarding world and […]

04.11.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
The world’s largest water slide among most highly anticipated rides in 2016

The world’s largest water slide among most highly anticipated rides in 2016

(Relaxnews) – The world’s largest, multi-lane water slide is set to open next year in the US, sending thrill seekers careening down toboggans at speeds of up to 40 feet per second. Standing 60 feet tall (18 meters), the Six Flags franchise will add another multi-lane Wahoo Racer — the largest of its kind in […]

07.09.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Online, Videos ·
Stage production of Harry Potter to open in London next year

Stage production of Harry Potter to open in London next year

(Relaxnews) – Fresh details have emerged on the stage-version of Harry Potter, including the name, venue, and opening date. In addition to the Harry Potter spinoff “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” due to hit theaters in 2016, J.K. Rowling has also been working on a stage adaptation of the series which now has […]

26.06.2015 · Filled under: Art, Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
‘Jurassic World’ eats box office alive to set record

‘Jurassic World’ eats box office alive to set record

AFP  - The fearsome “Jurassic Park” dinosaurs have done it again, gobbling up the competition to score the biggest worldwide box office opening weekend ever with the latest franchise. Action-packed “Jurassic World,” featuring a new and particularly lethal hybrid dino, raked in a whopping $511 million globally in its debut at cinemas, according to box […]

16.06.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Harry Potter’s Wizarding World gets California call-up

Harry Potter’s Wizarding World gets California call-up

(Relaxnews) – The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, a successful theme park attraction at Universal Studio’s Orlando and Osaka locations, is set to open at Universal Studios Hollywood in Spring 2016. A replica of wizardry school Hogwarts will contain well-received theme park ride “Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey” which, in this instance, will be […]

03.06.2015 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ beats ‘The Avengers’ overseas

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ beats ‘The Avengers’ overseas

(Relaxnews) – Despite three year’s worth of hype and momentum, “Avengers: Age of Ultron” couldn’t best “The Avengers” at the box office — until we look at how international audiences took to the action movie. On US soil, “Avengers: Age of Ultron” is the second biggest opening of all time with a $188m haul, falling […]

04.05.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Space, the next frontier for ‘Insurgent’ author

Space, the next frontier for ‘Insurgent’ author

(Los Angeles-AFP) – Cult US teen author Veronica Roth has come a long way in only a few years. And it seems her next step — at least, in a literary sense — will be into space. The 26-year-old published her debut novel “Divergent” in 2011, launching a dystopian trilogy that has been turned into […]

18.03.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Polish castle to set the scene for real-life wizarding school

Polish castle to set the scene for real-life wizarding school

(Relaxnews) – Fans of the Harry Potter series and the magical arts have launched a crowdsourcing campaign that aims to bring a College of Wizardry to life, and — if all goes well —  turn a castle in Poland into a permanent school of sorcery. Within three days of being posted on crowdfunding site Indiegogo […]

Another J.K Rowling novel headed to the BBC

Another J.K Rowling novel headed to the BBC

(Relaxnews) – The BBC will air a drama series adapted from “The Cuckoo’s Calling,” a novel published in 2013 under J.K. Rowling’s pen name Robert Galbraith. The book, the first in a new series, follows Cormoran Strike, private eye and war veteran. Strike helps John Bristow to unravel the mystery surrounding the death of his […]

11.12.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
Villains and goblins steal the show from Mickey and Harry Potter

Villains and goblins steal the show from Mickey and Harry Potter

(Relaxnews) – Death Eaters, evil stepmothers, twisted fairies, ghosts and goblins are getting ready to steal the spotlight from their more heroic nemeses at theme parks around the world as Halloween draws near. It’s perhaps the one occasion when everyone’s favorite animated and fictitious villains can emerge from the shadow and bask in their evilness. […]

15.09.2014 · Filled under: Art, Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Halloween, Home & Garden ·
Kate Winslet meets the French monarch in ‘A Little Chaos’

Kate Winslet meets the French monarch in ‘A Little Chaos’

(Relaxnews) – Seventeen years after “The Winter Guest,” Alan Rickman returned to the director’s chair to helm “A Little Chaos,” a period romance in which he also stars as Louis XIV. Entertainment Weekly has revealed the first clip from the film, which will close the Toronto Film Festival. Headlined by Kate Winslet and Belgian actor […]

11.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
New J.K. Rowling story shows Harry Potter at 34

New J.K. Rowling story shows Harry Potter at 34

(LONDON-AFP) – Fictional boy wizard Harry Potter made his first appearance in seven years on Monday, featuring as a nearly 34-year-old with grey hairs in a new short story by author J.K. Rowling. In an article on her “Pottermore” website that is supposedly written by a gossip columnist, Harry and his friends reunite for a […]

09.07.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
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