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.
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”
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces the launch of the Academy Digital Preservation Forum (ADPF), a global online gathering place dedicated to exploring the latest issues surrounding digital preservation of motion pictures. An initiative of the Academy’s Science and Technology Council, the forum hosts original content and resources and will serve as … Continue reading “Academy launches global digital preservation forum”
Video agency Hayden5 has launched a new musical ad to introduce its remote production service, Crew+, which brings all of its local production teams around the world online. In a nod to its New York roots, and in celebration of the reopening of Broadway, Hayden5 decided to introduce its Crew+ production process in musical form, … Continue reading “Hayden5 brings Broadway flavor to launch remote production offering Crew+”
It’s getting near that time of year. Or the time to be thinking about that time of year. Target Corporation announced the return of Bullseye’s Top Toys list this holiday season, along with plans to expand to over 160 Disney stores at Target locations across the country. With more exclusives and only-at-Target experiences in stores and … Continue reading “Target: Bulleye’s Top Toy list returns this holiday season”
Bicoastal production company ArtClass has signed Jamaal Parham and Bashan Aquart, popularly known as Jams x Bash. From commercials to interactive experiences to TV shows, Jams x Bash have spent the last decade pushing the boundaries of storytelling and media for brand and entertainment clients, such as adidas, ESPN, HBO, Warner Bros., and Vogue. Infusing … Continue reading “ArtClass: Welcomes directing team Jams X Bash”
Nominations for the 73rd Emmy Awards were announced yesterday recognizing a wealth of innovative storytelling, exceptional new programs, and a robust and diverse group of talent nominees. One of the categories the Reel 360 Team always focuses on is of course the advertising category. The nominations for this year are from Apple, Amazon, Beats by … Continue reading “Emmy: Apple, Amazon, Nike, Dre nominated for best spot”
The Reel 360 team has long been fans of the Warner Bros. Studio Tour. Now that the popular Hollywood attraction reopened on June 26, there is even more to get excited about. “Entertainment is about connecting with fans and we are thrilled to welcome guests back to the tour after a more than 15-month hiatus” … Continue reading “Warner Bros.: Studio tour expands with Friends and DC”