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Modern ‘Medea’ in London stars Potter film’s Helen McCrory

LONDON (Reuters) – Helen McCrory of Harry Potter fame is a chain-smoking Medea and pop duo Goldfrapp provides a riveting score for a new staging in London of Euripides’s 2,500-year-old play that may not be the “Medea” of all time … Continue reading

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British ‘Harry Potter’ actor David Legeno found dead in U.S. park

NEW YORK (Reuters) – British actor David Legeno, who appeared as a werewolf in the “Harry Potter” films, was found dead by hikers in a remote area of Death Valley, California police said on Friday. Reuters: Entertainment News

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British ‘Harry Potter’ actor David Legeno found dead in U.S. park

NEW YORK (Reuters) – British actor David Legeno, who appeared as a werewolf in the “Harry Potter” films, was found dead by hikers in a remote area of Death Valley, California police said on Friday. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Harry Potter attraction in Orlando casts spell on movie actors

ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) – The new Harry Potter attraction at Universal Orlando cast such a powerful spell at a media preview on Thursday that even actors from the blockbuster movie series were reduced to gasps and grins. Reuters: Entertainment News

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‘Harry Potter’ stars help debut Universal Orlando ride

ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) – Stars of the “Harry Potter” franchise hit the red carpet at the much-anticipated expansion of Universal Orlando’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter on Wednesday, ahead of the opening of the new attraction on July 8. Reuters: … Continue reading

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Universal Orlando to open new Harry Potter ride in July

ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) – The much-anticipated expansion of Universal Orlando’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter will open on July 8, the theme park said on Wednesday ahead of a preview of the new attraction. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Universal to unveil second Harry Potter attraction

ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) – Universal Orlando kicks off previews on Wednesday of its much anticipated Diagon Alley, a second Harry Potter-themed attraction that is expected provide a boost for the park’s revenues and for tourism in central Florida. Reuters: Entertainment … Continue reading

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Universal to expand Harry Potter park with new ride, shops

ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) – The expansion of Universal Orlando’s wildly popular Wizarding World of Harry Potter, slated to open this summer, will feature a new signature ride called Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts, the company said on Thursday. … Continue reading

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Harry Potter play to make debut on London’s West End stage

LONDON (Reuters) – Harry Potter, the world’s most famous boy wizard, is set to make his debut on London’s West End stage in a new play to be created in collaboration with author J.K. Rowling. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Rare “Harry Potter” first edition fetches record auction price

(Reuters) – A unique first edition of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” annotated by author J.K. Rowling has sold for a record 150,000 pounds ($ 227,421) at a London charity auction, Sotheby’s said on Tuesday. Reuters: Entertainment News

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