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Even Harry Potter Isn't Safe From Adam Sandler's Hannukkah Song!

  • Adam Sandler performed his classic holiday staple “The Hanukkah Song” last week and poked fun at Harry Potter and Subway’s Jared Fogle. – US Weekly
  • Tyrese dons a traditional disdasha and keffiyeh worn by men in Dubai. – TMZ
  • Amazing! Sam Tsui covers Adele‘s entire new album 25 in just four minutes – Just Jared Jr
  • Orange is the New Black‘s Uzo Aduba explains what it’s like to perform alongside Taylor SwiftEntertainment Weekly
  • Charlie Hunnam was spotted in all his glory last week with his longtime partner Morgana McNelisLainey Gossip
  • How all of the stars are celebrating Thanksgiving – TooFab
  • IF you ever meet Beyonce, don’t do this. – MTV
  • Scott Porter joins the unauthorized Friday Night Lights musical – Popsugar

'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' Plot & Character Descriptions Revealed!

Get excited — the plot and character descriptions for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them were just released!

Thanks to EW we now know what the flick is all about. BUT, if you don’t want to know anything, STOP READING NOW.

Here’s the summary: “Eccentric magizoologist Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) comes to New York (for a reason we won’t disclose) with his trusty weathered case. This case is one of those way-way-way-bigger-on-the-inside magical devices, and within are expansive habitats for a collection of rare and endangered magical creatures from Newt’s travels around globe. He discovers the American wizarding community is fearfully hiding from Muggles (who are called “No-Maj” in the States, more on that here) and the threat of public exposure is an even graver concern than in the UK. Fantastic Beasts is the story of what happens when this uniquely skilled English wizard travels to wiz-phobic America and a variety of his creatures, some quite dangerous … get out of their case.”

And that’s not all! Character descriptions have also been released! Check them below:

  • Eddie is Newt Scamander, the eccentric globe-hopping English “magizoologist” wizard who’s far more comfortable around beasts and creatures than he is around other people. Hec omes to New York on a quest with his case full of magical habitats containing rare and endangered species.
  • Then we have sister Porpentina “Tina” Goldstein (Katherine Waterston) and Queenie Goldstein (Alison Sudol). Tina is an ambitious worker at the Magical Congress of the United States of America while Queenie is a big-hearted free-spirit “legilimens” who can read minds.
  • Jacob Kowalski (Dan Fogler): an optimistic No-Maj (aka Muggle) factory worker/aspiring baker who gets introduced to the wizarding world when he meets Newt.
  • Graves (Colin Farrell): A powerful auror and the right-hand man of the American wizarding world’s president.
  • Mary Lou (Samantha Morton): the narrow-minded leader of the fanatical Second Salemers, a group looking to expose and destroy wizards and witches.
  • Credence (Ezra Miller): Mary Lou’s troubled adopted son.
  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is set hit theaters on November 18, 2016.

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    'Harry Potter' Prequel 'Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them' First Look Photo!

    Check out your very first look at the Harry Potter prequel Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them on the cover of EW‘s latest isue!

    On the cover we see Eddie Redmayne, who plays Newt Scamander in the J.K. Rowling written movie. David Yates is directing.

    PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Eddie Redmayne

    Katherine Waterston, Colin Farrell, and Ezra Miller also star in the film, which is set to be released on November 18, 2016. We can’t wait!

    Stay tuned for more assets to be released.

    See a bigger version of the cove below…

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    'Harry Potter & The Cursed Child' Will Be a Two Part Sequel!

    The official synopsis for the upcoming stage play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has been released and it was revealed that the story will take place 19 years after the final book.

    Here is the plot: “It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of three school-age children. While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.”

    Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will be told in two parts and both plays can be seen in one day or on consecutive nights. 30 actors will star in the production and casting will be announced at a later date.

    The play will premiere in London in summer 2016 and tickets go on sale next week.

    J.K. Rowling Tweets About Harry Potter's Son & His First Day at Hogwarts!

    J.K. Rowling never ceases to amaze us, and on Tuesday (September 1), she took to Twitter to wish Harry Potter’s son, James Sirius Potter, a happy first day at Hogwarts!

    “I’m in Edinburgh, so could somebody at King’s Cross wish James S Potter good luck for me? He’s starting at Hogwarts today. #BackToHogwarts,” the famed author wrote on her Twitter account.

    Later in the day, she added, “Have just heard that James S Potter has been Sorted (to nobody’s surprise) into Gryffindor. Teddy Lupin (Head Boy, Hufflepuff) disappointed.”

    We love that J.K. is keeping the Harry Potter world alive, even after the series ended years ago.

    Emma Watson Wraps 'Beauty' on a Very Special Anniversary

    Emma Watson has completed work on the upcoming movie musical Beauty and the Beast and her last day on set fell on a very special anniversary.

    The 25-year-old actress wrapped her work as Belle on August 21, the same day her casting in Harry Potter was announced 15 years ago.

    “The 21st of August must be an auspicious day for me 15 yrs ago I began my journey as Hermione. 15 yrs later I wrap on my 1st musical as Belle,” Emma tweeted.

    Beauty and the Beast, also starring Dan Stevens and Luke Evans, will hit theaters on March 17, 2017.

    Colin Farrell Battles Anthony Hopkins in 'Solace' Trailer - Watch Now!

    Colin Farrell looks sharp in a blazer as he takes a phone call on Thursday evening (August 6) while strolling the streets of London, England.

    The 39-year-old Irish actor is set to star in the upcoming supernatural thriller Solace, where he plays a psychic serial killer.

    PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Colin Farrell

    His character matches wits with another man with the same gift, portrayed by Anthony Hopkins, who uses his talent to help police investigations.

    The film was shot in 2013 and does not currently have a US release date due to Relativity Studio’s bankruptcy. It is set to hit theaters internationally on September 9th.

    Watch the trailer below to see Colin and Anthony have a showdown of their skills.

    Solace International Trailer
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