Has it really been 20 years since we first visited Hogwarts? Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson join filmmaker Chris Columbus and other esteemed cast members across all eight Harry Potter films as they travel back to Hogwarts for the first time to celebrate the anniversary of the franchise’s first film, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, which premiered 20 years … Continue reading “Harry Potter stars reunite for 20th anniversary special”
Just a day after celebrating his 34th birthday Harry Potter star Tom Felton, best known for playing villain Draco Malfoy, was led off a golf course in Wisconsin after suffering an apparent medical event and collapsing. At the time, it’s reported the English actor was participating in a Ryder Cup practice event at Whistling Straights … Continue reading “Harry Potter star, Tom Felton, collapses on Wisconsin golf course”
Has it really been 20 years? WarnerMedia Kids & Family will celebrate the 20th anniversary later this year of the Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone film with two new unscripted Wizarding World specials – a limited Harry Potter fan quiz competition series and a dedicated retrospective special. This magical unscripted game show and retrospective will help to … Continue reading “WarnerMedia celebrates 20 years of Harry Potter”
Oh… My… Effin… God. This video just made the Geek’s week and it hasn’t even begun yet. Last week, animator Forrest Whaley, who is known for his work on The Ultimate Lego Race (2009), The Lego Batman & Superman Movie (2009) and Lego Batman: Jokers Team-Up! (2011), released a LEGO stop-motion animation Epic Rap Battle, mashing up the worlds of Harry … Continue reading “It’s Luke Skywalker v Harry Potter in epic rap battle”
Well, author J.K. Rowling’s thoughtless comments about trans people has come back to bite her in the Gryffindor… again. Last week, MeUndies launched a new, limited-time Harry Potter line of underwear and loungewear in collaboration with Warner Bros. Consumer Products. The underwear, lounge pants, socks, bras and robes have designs based on the Potter four … Continue reading “MeUndies apologizes for ‘Harry Potter’ underwear”
Peacock today announced all eight Harry Potter films will be available to stream in windows over the next six months starting later this year and into 2021. The movie adaptations of J.K. Rowling’s famed series ranked as the highest-grossing film franchise in history and are a fantastic addition to Peacock’s growing library of iconic films. … Continue reading “Peacock to stream all 8 ‘Harry Potter’ films”
Get ready to feel old. Like really old. Today is the official 20th anniversary of the release of the Harry Potter franchise.
The first book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (later retitled The Sorcerer’s Stone in America), was released 20 years ago, on June 26th, 1997.
To take our minds off the fact that we are closer to becoming dust, Facebook and Twitter have gone all out to celebrate by posting Easter Eggs on user’s social media posts.
Filmmaker Larry Ziegelman’s new webseries, Geek Lounge, dramatizes the interaction of six friends who hang out in a bar that caters to lifelong Trekkies, obsessive Harry Potter fans, meticulous comic book historians and everything else that belongs within the provenance of nerdism.
“I like to describe it as Cheers meets Silicon Valley,” explains Ziegelman, the writer and director who created seven of the ten episodes and worked with cast member Madelyn Murphy on the rest.
Prada has announced the worldwide launch of Prada Paradoxe, the new women’s fragrance that celebrates the multi-dimensionality of a woman impossible to frame. The campaign features Emma Watson (Harry Potter Franchise, This is the End, Little Women), who plays both the starring role in the film short and makes her directorial debut in realizing the … Continue reading “Emma Watson stars in and directs new Prada film”
Warning Ironheart spoilers ahead. Coming hot on the heels of wrapping Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, actress Dominique Thorne is filming in the Disney+ series, Ironheart, in Atlanta. Now Just Jared has some exciting photos from the set. The pics offer up the first look at Thorne as the Tony Stark-inspired character Riri Williams wearing her … Continue reading “First set pics of Dominique Thorne in Ironheart suit”
This morning, the 74th Emmy nominations were announced during a live virtual ceremony was hosted by JB Smoove (Curb Your Enthusiasm) and Melissa Fumero (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) along with Television Academy Chairman and CEO Frank Scherma. Succession holds this year’s top spot with 25 Emmy nominations followed by Ted Lasso and The White Lotus (20), Hacks … Continue reading “Succession, Ted Lasso, Euphoria lead 74th Emmy noms”
Warning: this article MAY contain actual spoilers for the film Shazam! Fury of the Gods. Back in March 2021, known spoilerist “WorldofGeekdom” posted the plot of Shazam! Fury of the Gods as told by his “sources.” The 12 minute, 17 second youtube video has now caught the attention of a handful of comic book movie … Continue reading “SPOILERS: Shazam: Fury of the Gods plot leaked”
Ezra Miller must really want Grant Gustin’s (TV’s Flash) face grafted onto his body. The Flash and Fantastic Beasts star has been arrested yet again. This follows months of legal issues and bad behavior. The 29-year-old Miller, apparently still in Hawaii even after a couple filed a restraining order against the actor a week ago, was booked … Continue reading “Flash star Ezra Miller arrested again for throwing chair at woman”
Actor Ezra Miller might be facing some serious consequences, much like Will Smith in the wake of their public shenanigans. Earlier this week Rolling Stone reported that an “emergency meeting” was held within Warner Bros to determine their fate moving forward, citing not only the public perception of the actor after their legal problems but … Continue reading “Ezra Miller in hot water over altercation in Hawaii”
Dune, Nightmare Alley, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Licorice Pizza, West Side Story, and Raya and the Last Dragon were nominated Monday for the 26th annual Art Directors Guild ( IATSE Local 800) ADG Awards. Apple took three nominations in the Commercial category for Introducing iPhone 13 Pro” Saving Simon” and “Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever.” Gucci’s “Aria, Neom’s “Made … Continue reading “Dune, Candyman, Raya, Lost in Space, Apple nominated for ADG Awards”
The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced the 2022 Documentary Motion Picture and nominees that will advance to the final round of voting for the 33rd Annual Producers Guild Awards. The awards honor excellence in motion picture and television productions, as well as the most notable names in the industry who are shaping the producing … Continue reading “PGA announces Documentary and Specialty TV noms”
The Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) has unveiled nominations for the 9th Annual MUAHS Guild Awards honoring outstanding achievements in make-up and hairstyling artistry in motion pictures, television, commercials, and live theater. Winners will be honored at the MUAHS gala, returning to a live-in-person ceremony at The Beverly Hilton Hotel … Continue reading “MUAH announces nominations for 9th annual awards”
It was like the HFPA wore Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak. After a year of controversy and scandals, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the winners of the 79th annual Golden Globe Awards via Twitter on Sunday night. No media or celebrities were in attendance. There was no red carpet. WandaVision was shut out. And there was no … Continue reading “Power of the Dog, Succession win at cloaked Golden Globe Awards”
Today HBO Max released a new campaign introducing the streamer’s unprecedented line-up for 2022, featuring highly anticipated original programming, Warner Bros. films made exclusively for HBO Max, new content from beloved DC and Wizarding World franchises, hit movies, and more. Following a year marked by groundbreaking hits, the spot signifies HBO Max’s continued commitment to deliver audiences … Continue reading “First Look: Peacemaker, Westworld, Flight Attendant, Barry, Euphoria and more”
The ten-episode Max Original series And Just Like That…, from executive producer Michael Patrick King, will debut with two episodes on THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9 on HBO Max. The following eight episodes will premiere weekly on subsequent Thursdays. The Max Original And Just Like That…, the new chapter of the groundbreaking HBO series Sex and the City, from executive producer … Continue reading “And Just Like That… releases final trailer and debut date”