It’s been quite the year to be a Harry Potter fan! The Cursed Child was released at the end of July, there are three ‘new’ stories coming from the Potterverse, and now the rumour mill is going mad with news of a Pokemon Go style game for Harry Potter fans!
There’s no doubt that the augmented reality game, Pokemon Go has been the big thing of the year, and now we’re hearing rumours of Harry Potter Go too! There’s been no official announcement from either the Rowling Camp, or Niantic but an unofficial trailer of the game has just gone viral on social media.
To date 55,000 people have signed an online petition in support of a Harry Potter version of the augmented reality game, and here’s the video of what it might look like. We’ll be keeping our ears close to the ground and we promise to bring you any official news as we have it!
Following his Lifetime Achievement Award presented to him by the Book Trust, author and illustrator Raymond Briggs spoke to BBC Newsnight. Newsnight’s culture correspondent Stephen Smith met Briggs at his cottage in Sussex for the interview below where he spoke as candidly as possible about his illustrations and the popularity that he gained.
The latest trailer has been released and it looks darkly atmospheric but producer and writer, Bruce Miller, has remained quiet about what is in store for us. It is clear however, that while the story will deal with elements of the original novel, we will enter uncharted territory this season, with Margaret Atwood involved as a consultant.
Big Think on YouTube have featured the novelist in a series of videos that capture his musings and wisdom, as a writer and a reader. Check them out below!
The classic poem ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas’ is well known to anyone who celebrates Christmas, but have you ever had it recited to you by a bunch of adorable animals?
Get ready to have your heart squeezed by the cutest thing on the internet right now…
If you are beyond excited, and don’t have the advantage of being able to create A Wrinkle in Time then you’ll have to wait a little while yet, March 9th is the release date for cinemas. Read More
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald isn’t expected for release until 2018, but the first teaser is out today! We can expect a screenplay in book format to follow soon after, as happened with the first film, and while I’m sad at the switch from book to movie, it won’t stop me watching this! Read More