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You Can Now Enroll in Virtual Hogwarts Classes

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If you did not know already, the website Hogwarts is Here has been around since 2014, but you can still join and take part in actual Hogwarts classes today!

Hogwarts is Here is an online network where fans of Harry Potter can take all of the seven courses at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. This is the perfect escapism! If you are not familiar with the courses, they are as follows: Astronomy, Charms, Herbology, History of Magic, Transfiguration, Potions, and Defense Against the Dark Arts. Hopefully there won’t be any trouble with keeping a teacher for an online version of Defense Against the Dark Arts, but you never know with that class.

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You are free to choose whichever house you want and then take whatever classes you desire. You can even become a Head Boy or Head Girl and make your way through all seven years of learning at Hogwarts. I don’t know about you, but this website sounds like something I could easily become addicted to!

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This website has Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) and it is also a role-playing game (RPG). You can earn points for your house and take real tests and quizzes. However, there are no NEWTS and OWL exams. I know Hermione would be upset about that. You can join other people at Hogsmeade, in your common room, and play on the Quidditch Pitch (Just don`t get hit by that bludger!)

Now you can brush up on those wingardium leviosa skills!

 

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Drop Everything, It’s Gryffindor Pride Day and Here Are The Tweets to Prove it

Hey! Gryffindor enthusiast here. I know what you’re thinking: “but are you actually a Gryffindor?” Yes. No, I did not take every sorting hat quiz available on the internet multiple times until I got Gryffindor. Yes, I took the *official* Pottermore quiz, and yes, I got Gryffindor the first time. Settled.

It’s no secret that all Hogwarts Houses have dedicated members with the pride of their loyalties running deep through their veins. Every house has a day to shine, and it’s time for Gryffindors near and far to unite and celebrate. Clearly, I have a lot of love for my house. But trust me, I’m not the only one. Check out these tweets by members of Gryffindor House expressing their pride.

 

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Sing your praises!

 

Gotta love some good lyric changes!

 

 

ALL THE FEELS… 

 

Every time.

make that social distance fun! (and productive of course)

 

Who said you can’t boast your Gryffindor pride while social distancing?

 

 

Loud and Proud!

 

And we love you for it!

 

 

love from ravenclaw 

 

We will throw this love right back to you on your special day!

 

 

quarantine but make it comfy 

 

Yes.

 

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‘Fantastic Beasts’ 3 Stops Due to Coronavirus

There have been so many television shows and movies that have stopped production due to the Coronavirus and the latest movie in the Harry Potter franchise, Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them 3 is the latest one to suspend filming, to stop the spread of COVID-19.

If only there was a spell to make this pandemic go away!

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Filming was supposed to begin this past Monday in the UK. However, Warner Bros. has decided to halt production. At this time there is no information as to when Fantastic Beasts 3 will start filming again.

There is also no news on if the release date will change either. It all has to fit around the actors schedules. The same cast will reprise their roles for the third movie which includes Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston and Dan Fogler.

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The film is not the first to stall production due to the current pandemic, with everything from Batman to Riverdale halting filming. With Broadway gone dark and Daniel Radcliffe’s London performance cut short, COVID-19 has truly wreaked havoc on the industry this month.

In times like these it is important to remember to stay healthy, enjoy time with your family, while also being thoughtful of anyone else around you who might need help.

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Daniel Radcliffe Reveals How He Dealt with Fame

There’s always news of the stress fame can cause, but now Daniel Radcliffe is talking about the things that helped him keep grounded.

In an interview with the BBC, the Harry Potter star says he sees how fame puts a lot of pressure on child actors.

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Radcliffe credited his groundedness to his parents and his Harry Potter co-stars, who helped to give him the perspective he needed.

He also said that London kept him stable.

“I spend time in LA [Los Angeles] now and I feel like I’m going insane,” he said.

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He said he couldn’t imagine living in LA from the time he was a child.

Radcliffe is sticking to what works and staying in London, starring in a production at Old Vic theatre.

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Jude Law to Narrate New Beedle the Bard Plus More!

Actor Jude Law will be narrating the new The Tales of Beedle the Bard audiobook along with more actors from the cast of the Harry Potter films!

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That’s right, young Albus Dumbledore himself will be reading these children’s tales of the wizarding world. And it only makes sense for Noma Dumezweni, the actress who played Hermione in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Broadway play, to read the short story of “The Tale of the Three Brothers.”

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If you have not read The Tales of Beedle the Bard, they are essentially short stories meant for young witches and wizards, sort of like the muggles Grimm Fairy Tales.

Along with Jude Law and Noma Dumezweni, Jason Isaacs, the actor who played Lucius Malfoy, will read, “The Warlock’s Hairy Heart.” Actor Warwick Davis, who played Professor Flitwick will read, “The Wizard and the Hopping Pot.” Lastly, we have Evanna Lynch, (Luna Lovegood) who will read, “The Fountain of Fair Fortune” Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley) for “Babbitty Rabbitty and Her Cackling Stump,” and Sally Mortemore (Madam Pince) for the introduction.

This new audiobook will be released March 31st. It is now available for pre-order at Audible’s website.

Who else is excited to hear all these amazing actors read the tales from the wizarding world?

 

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