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'Harry Potter & the Cursed Child' Gets Broadway Opening Date

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will officially open on Broadway next year!

The date was just announced as April 22, 2018 where it will make its U.S. debut at the Lyric Theatre.

Preview performances, casting, and other details are not available yet, but are expected to be announced in the coming months.

The Lyric Theatre will reportedly undergo renovations in preparation for the production.

Tickets will go on sale this fall.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is set 19 years after the last Harry Potter book ended.

JK Rowling Apologizes to 'Harry Potter' Fans for This Big Plot Point!

JK Rowling sent out an apology tweet this morning that has fans talking!

“OK, here it is. Please don’t start flame wars over it, but this year I’d like to apologise for killing (whispers)… Snape. *runs for cover*,” the author of the famous book series wrote on her Twitter account.

If you didn’t know, Snape was killed by Voldemort in the final book in the series because Voldemort thought Snape was the true owner of the Elder Wand.

Amber Riley & 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Win Big at Olivier Awards!

It was a big night for Amber Riley at the 2017 Olivier Awards!

The 31-year-old actress took home the award for Best Actress in a Musical for her lead role in Dreamgirls at the awards show held at Royal Albert Hall on Sunday (April 9) in London, England.

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It was a huge night for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – the play took home a record breaking nine awards tonight including Best New Play!

Jamie Parker – who plays Harry Potter in the play – took home the award for Best Actor while his co-stars Noma Dumezweni (who plays Hermione Granger) and Anthony Boyle (who plays Scoripus Malfoy) took home the awards for Best Supporting Actress and Actor.

Andy Karl also took home the award for Best Actor in a Musical for his role in Groundhog Day, but unfortunately had to skip the ceremony because he is currently on starring in a show on Broadway.

Also pictured inside: Andrew Garfield and Russell Tovey hit the red carpet after the awards show.

Congrats to all the winners!

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Ian McKellen Reveals Why He Turned Down Dumbledore Role in 'Harry Potter' Films

Ian McKellen was once offered a chance at the role of Dumbledore in the Harry Potter films after the original actor chosen for the role, Richard Harris, passed away after making the first two movies in the franchise.

“When they called me up and said would I be interested in being in the Harry Potter films, they didn’t say in what part,” Ian said during an appearance on the BBC. “I worked out what they were thinking, and I couldn’t… I couldn’t take over the part from an actor who I’d known didn’t approve of me.”

Richard apparently called Ian‘s acting, “technically brilliant but passionless,” in the past.

Rupert Grint Was Sorted Into Hufflepuff & He's 'Disappointed'!

Rupert Grint, who starred as Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter franchise films, was sorted into Hufflepuff house on Pottermore and he’s not happy about it!

“Yeah, and a little bit disappointed to be honest. That’s just not the coolest one, is it? Yeah, it is a really clever algorithm,” the 28-year-old actor told Vulture.

“No, yeah. I think I did it a few times as well, and it was always Hufflepuff. You want to be like Gryffindor or Slytherin,” Rupert continued.

If you sign up for Pottermore, you can get sorted into your house via an extensive quiz. Are you a Hufflepuff, Gryffindor, Slytherin, or Ravenclaw?

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'Harry Potter' Actor Jim Tavare Breaks Neck in Car Accident

Our thoughts are with Harry Potter actor Jim Tavare.

He was involved in a serious car accident, which left him with a broken neck, punctured lung, and 15 broken ribs.

“This is Laura here. Now that his family have been informed, Jim has asked me to let you all know that he was involved in a serious car accident yesterday, a head on collision,” his wife wrote on his Facebook page with a gruesome photo of him in the hospital.

She added, “He’s currently in ICU intensive care. He has 15 broken ribs, fractures in both breastbones, a punctured lung, multiple breaks in his right leg, and a broken neck. He’s had 2 blood transfusions so far and is about to go in for his first surgery. This is for real, not a movie role. Please hold some good thoughts for him as he fights his way out of this.”

You probably remember Jim best as Tom, the owner of the Leaky Cauldron, in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

We’re wishing Jim a speedy recovery.

Emma Watson Got Super Emotional Watching 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'

Emma Watson reacted to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in a way she didn’t expect!

The 26-year-old actress says she got super emotional seeing Noma Dumezweni portray Hermione in the hugely successful play.

“It was so strange. It was so emotional seeing Noma’s performance in a way that I had not anticipated at all. I went to the play…and she walked in the room and I just spontaneously burst into tears,” she explained to EW.

Emma added, “I had played that character so intensely up until that point, that to know that Hermione was going to be okay — I know it sounds crazy — but to know that everything turned out all right and everything in the world was okay, that there was someone else carrying her on and carrying her forward…it was just such a relief.”

Pictured inside: Emma making her way through a Eurostar station on Tuesday (February 21) in London, England.

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