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Vanessa Hudgens & Tom Felton Hit Up 'Wizard World of Harry Potter' Grand Opening

Vanessa Hudgens goes for a casual look while arriving at the Universal Studios’ “Wizarding World of Harry Potter” Grand Opening held at Universal Studios Hollywood on Tuesday night (April 5) in Universal City, Calif.

The 27-year-old actress met up with Darren Criss inside the event, as well as some of the cast including Tom Felton, Evanna Lynch, Warwick Davis, and James and Oliver Phelps, along with composer John Williams.

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“Nice new addition to the LA skyline don’t you think? #hogwartscomestohollywood #wheresmybutterbeer #gs7camerarules,” James shared on Instagram during the night of events.

Vanessa is also pictured below running errands the day before.

25+ pictures inside of the Harry Potter cast at the grand opening event… More Here! »

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J.K. Rowling Reveals 'History of Magic in North America' Titles & Themes

J.K. Rowling has revealed the titles of her upcoming Pottermore series on the magical history of North America!

A new installment will be released on the site each day March 9-11 at 9 a.m. EST, EW reports.

“Seventeenth Century and Beyond” will debut Wednesday (March 9) and covers the Salem witch trials, explaining why being a witch or wizard is more dangerous in North America than it is in Europe.

“Rappaport’s Law” debuts Thursday (March 10) and discusses strict laws about wizarding secrecy in the 18th century.

“1920s Wizarding America” debuts Friday (March 11) and tells the story of “the American makers of the finest wizarding implements.”

Harry Potter's J.K. Rowling Releasing Four Stories Detailing North American Wizarding World!

J.K. Rowling is releasing four stories on Pottermore to introduce fans to the North American Harry Potter world before the release of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them!

The famed author of the “Harry Potter” series will release “History of Magic in North America” in four installments and introduce fans to the wizard school in the US Ilvermorny, Skin-walkers, the Salem witch trials, the US version of the Ministry of Magic, called the Magical Congress of the United States of America, and more!

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will be released on November 18.

The first written piece will be revealed on Pottermore on Tuesday (March 8), so stay tuned!

Watch a preview video from EW below…

J.K. Rowling Clarifies Rumors About 'Harry Potter & the Cursed Child'

There’s a lot of mis-information about the new Harry Potter script being published as a book this coming summer, so author J.K. Rowling is offering up some clarification!

First, the 50-year-old writer addressed that it is not a new “Harry Potter” book. It is a script of the new Harry Potter play, being published in book form. The script is titled, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II.

“To be clear! The SCRIPT of #CursedChild is being published. #NotANovel #NotAPrequel 😉,” J.K. tweeted.

She also wanted to address that the book is not a prequel to the story.

“The script will be in book form, true, but it’s still #NotAPrequel because it’s set #19YearsLater,” she wrote on her Twitter account. She also clarified that Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is the prequel to Harry Potter.

New 'Harry Potter' Book 'Cursed Child' Coming This Summer!

A new Harry Potter book, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II,” will be available in stores beginning July 31, 2016!

The book is actually an early script of the stage play by the same title, which was conceived by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany. Jack wrote the play, which is set to debut in London this summer. The book release and the play’s debut will coincide.

The play picks up 19 years after the epilogue from “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.” Harry is now an overworked Ministry of Magic employee, while his son Albus struggles with his family legacy.

“As the U.S. print publisher, Scholastic introduced Harry Potter and J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World to American readers nearly 20 years ago and experienced firsthand the anticipation and excitement of the publication of each of the books over the years. We are thrilled to publish Harry Potter and the Cursed Child this summer,” Ellie Berger, president of Scholastic Trade, said in a statement.

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'Harry Potter' Actors Had a Big Reunion This Weekend!

Harry Potter family members/cast mates Rupert Grint and Bonnie Wright pose for a photo in this image posted to her Instagram account!

“Family time 👫 #stillnoredheademoji,” Bonnie captioned the pic on Instagram. You may remember, the pair starred as Ron and Ginny Weasley in the Harry Potter films.

The pair was joined at this weekend’s 3rd Annual Celebration Of Harry Potter held at Universal Orlando!

They were joined by co-stars Evanna Lynch, Matthew Lewis, and Katie Leung.

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J.K. Rowling Reveals More Magical Schools in the 'Harry Potter' World

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has just revealed the existence of 11 other magical schools like Hogwarts, including a school in America!

In a series of posts on Pottermore, the 50-year-old author explained that there are schools in Japan and Brazil as well as more secretive institutions in Africa, Europe and the East Coast of the United States.

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Not many details were revealed about the American Wizarding Academy but fans finally know that it is called Ilvermorny.

J.K. also explained that although only 11 schools are registered with International Confederation of Wizards, there are many smaller institutions while most wizards “choose the option of home schooling.”

Ever wondered about wizarding schools other than Hogwarts? Wonder no more. We’re delighted to share our wizarding schools map with you:

Posted by Pottermore on Friday, January 29, 2016

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