As fans are looking forward to the last installment of the Harry Potter franchise to hit theatres on July 15, Larry King sits down with the film’s stars for a one-hour special airing July 10 at 8 p.m. on CNN. STORY: Daniel Radcliffe and Other Young Stars Who Have Admitted Drinking Problems On the special, Daniel Radcliffe (who plays the titular character) tells King how he has been able to keep his ego under control with the film’s success and the fan adoration. “I think the most important thing for me to remember is that it doesn’t matter who would have got this part,” Radcliffe says. “They would be receiving this kind of attention and… when you step out of the car at a premiere and you get hit by that wall of noise and screaming… it’s very important for me to remember that they would be screaming for somebody else had he got the part.” “It’s not about me,” he continues. “It’s about the … [Read more...] about ‘Harry Potter’s’ Daniel Radcliffe to Larry King: ‘It Doesn’t Matter Who Would’ve Got This Part’
August 04, 2011 1:45pm PT by Borys Kit Harry Potter producer David Heyman and Roy Lee are teaming up to adapt NonPlayer, a sci-fi/fantasy Image comic that they duo are setting up at Warner Bros. The six-issue comic miniseries, whose first issue hit stores in April, centers on a young woman, stuck in a dead-end job and living at home, who loves to escape to the fantasy world of an online video game called Jarvath, where she is an elite warrior. The two realities begin to blur with the woman being a key to establishing order.Matt Chernis is overseeing for the studio.Potter movie, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part 2. Taylor Lautner action movie Abduction and is developing the Oldboy remake at Mandate. … [Read more...] about ‘Harry Potter,’ ‘Abduction’ Producers Team to Adapt ‘NonPlayer’ Comic for Warner Bros.
x Niantic Labs, developer of the once immensely popular Pokémon Go, has announced plans to launch a Harry Potter AR game based on J.K. Rowling’s fantastical world of witchcraft and wizardry. Pegged to arrive in 2018, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is an augmented reality mobile game comparable to Ingress – another Niantic title – in that players roam the real world collecting power-ups, defending locations and generally exploring their local environment. Co-developed by Warner Bros. Interactive under the newly-formed Portkey Games banner – a cute nod to the magical objects that transport wizards from one place to another – Wizards Unite will likely expand the location database built up by Ingress (and later Pokémon Go) so that real-world locations become in-game waypoints. Only this time, players will be scrambling to the nearest Flourish & Blotts as opposed to duking it out with the local gym leader. Harry Potter: … [Read more...] about The Developer Behind Pokémon Go Is Making A HARRY POTTER AR Game
Last month, Warner Bros. and game developers Niantic announced that they were working on a Harry Potter augmented reality mobile game in the style of Pokémon Go. Now, Warner Bros. and game developer Jam City have announced a second Harry Potter mobile game, due out in 2018. Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery will be a narrative-driven RPG in which players can “create their own character and experience life as a Hogwarts student.” According to Variety, “the game is actually set in the 1980s, [and] Albus Dumbledore and most of the iconic Hogwarts professors will appear in the game.” So while you won’t get to see Harry, Hermione, and Ron, you will get to hang out with ’80s Albus Dumbledore and McGonagall. Priorities. “We are writing stories that fit squarely in the world but take it in new directions,” said Josh Yguado, the chief operating officer at Jam City, to VentureBeat. “It’s something fresh for the … [Read more...] about We’re Getting a Harry Potter RPG Set at Hogwarts in the 1980s
Last Wednesday, the internet reacted to a new crucio curse courtesy of Director David Yates, who revealed to Entertainment Weekly how the upcoming sequel Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Gindelwald will handle the sexuality of young Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law). The reveal? It won’t. At least “not explicitly,” according to Yates. No mention at all was made of Grindelwald’s sexuality, who, as the other half of a romantic pairing with Dumbledore, we could have also have assumed to be queer.This site had already discussed why this is, well, awful, as well as how Rowling’s dismissive response to the controversy soured things further. After keeping Johnny Depp on in the role of Grindelwald despite Amber Heard coming forward about the abuse in their relationship, and J.K. Rowling’s subsequent dismissal of fans’ concern over that choice, the one sliver of interest that many, myself included, had left in this franchise was to see Dumbledore’s … [Read more...] about Harry Potter and the Goblet of Queer Erasure