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'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Script Book Announced

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Back in June, author J.K. Rowling announced that she is bringing a new Harry Potter story to the London stage, with Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. The author later unveiled that this will officially be the eighth story in her beloved Harry Potter series, following her seven books that were all adapted into hit movies. The play will debut this summer on London's West End, but for fans who won't be able to see this story unfold themselves, Pottermore has announced that the script will be available for purchase this summer.

The Special Rehearsal Edition of the script for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I and II will be published simultaneously in digital and print editions following the play's world premiere this summer, and will comprise of the version of the play script at the time of the play's preview performances. Theatre previews allow the creative team »

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Watch 'Harry Potter' Fans Raise Their Wands in Memory of Alan Rickman

1 February 2016 9:18 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Although only one month has passed in 2016, fans have already had to say goodbye to a number of beloved Hollywood icons in such a short period of time. One of the many legends we lost last month was Harry Potter star Alan Rickman, who passed away at the age of 69 after battling cancer. Over the weekend, Harry Potter fans from around the world gathered at Universal Studios Orlando, where a new video was taken, courtesy of Inside the Magic, to pay tribute to the late actor by raising their wands.

This homage to Alan Rickman took place at A Celebration of Harry Potter 2016, an annual event that has taken place ever since the theme park opened at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter section back in 2010. Since this was the first public event that took place after the late actor's death, it's not surprising that fans turned out in droves »

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Katie Leung Reveals Her 'Horrific' Regret About That Harry Potter Kiss with Daniel Radcliffe

1 February 2016 | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Cho Chang famously gave Harry Potter his first-ever kiss - but the actress who played her has one major regret about the momentous scene. "I wish I never cut my hair the way I did," Katie Leung told People on Friday at Universal Orlando's three-day Celebration of Harry Potter event. "I had this horrific haircut!" she said of her look as the shy Ravenclaw in 2007's Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. But that's not the only thing she would change about her run in the Potter series. "You grow as an actor and you change your choices, »

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Katie Leung Reveals Her 'Horrific' Regret About That Harry Potter Kiss with Daniel Radcliffe

1 February 2016 | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Cho Chang famously gave Harry Potter his first-ever kiss - but the actress who played her has one major regret about the momentous scene. "I wish I never cut my hair the way I did," Katie Leung told People on Friday at Universal Orlando's three-day Celebration of Harry Potter event. "I had this horrific haircut!" she said of her look as the shy Ravenclaw in 2007's Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. But that's not the only thing she would change about her run in the Potter series. "You grow as an actor and you change your choices, »

- Michelle Tauber, @michelletauber

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The Most Successful Ya Novel Movie Adaptations, Ranked

22 January 2016 11:20 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Even if you're not a big reader of young adult fiction, you may have seen the advertisements for the new Chloë Grace Moretz movie The 5th Wave and suspected that it looks like the kind of movie that was adapted from a Ya franchise. All the elements are there: a post-apocalyptic dystopia, a winsome female protagonist who stands up to become the world's champion, an imperiled younger sibling and the winning combination of light science fiction and teenaged angst. The 5th Wave is the first in a trilogy of books by Rick Yancey about a group of underage rebels fighting off an alien invasion. »

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The Most Successful Ya Novel Movie Adaptations, Ranked

22 January 2016 11:20 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Even if you're not a big reader of young adult fiction, you may have seen the advertisements for the new Chloë Grace Moretz movie The 5th Wave and suspected that it looks like the kind of movie that was adapted from a Ya franchise. All the elements are there: a post-apocalyptic dystopia, a winsome female protagonist who stands up to become the world's champion, an imperiled younger sibling and the winning combination of light science fiction and teenaged angst. The 5th Wave is the first in a trilogy of books by Rick Yancey about a group of underage rebels fighting off an alien invasion. »

- Drew Mackie, @drewgmackie

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Read Daniel Radcliffe's Touching Farewell To Alan Rickman

14 January 2016 10:04 AM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

For many, there is one role for which Alan Rickman will be remembered among all others. He didn't simply play Severus Snape in the Harry Potter film series. He was that character. The actors who were involved in the Harry Potter series spent a decade of their lives working together. Needless to say, they all got to know each other very well. This makes Rickman's death today as heartbreaking for many of them as it is for any member of their family. Daniel Radcliffe is no exception. The actor who played Harry Potter opposite Alan Rickman's Snape wrote this today: Alan Rickman is undoubtedly one of the greatest actors I will ever work with. He is also, one of the loyalest and most supportive people I've ever met in the film industry. He was so encouraging of me both on set and in the years post-Potter. I'm »

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Alan Rickman’s Potter Co-Stars Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Thompson, and Emma Watson Pay Tribute to ‘a Rare and Unique Human’

14 January 2016 9:01 AM, PST | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Alan Rickman's younger co-stars in the Harry Potter films have joined J.K. Rowling and the many others paying tribute to the late film star. First up was Daniel Radcliffe, who shared his memories of the Harry Potter villain turned hero on Google Plus, his social media platform of choice. In his post, Radcliffe calls Rickman "undoubtedly one of the greatest actors I will ever work with" and remembers his late co-star as "one of the first of the adults on Potter to treat me like a peer rather than a child." Radcliffe first starred in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone with Rickman when he was just 11 years old, and worked closely with him on all eight Potter films. Read his full tribute below: Alan Rickman is undoubtedly one of the greatest actors I will ever work with. He is also, one of the loyalest and most supportive people »

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Alan Rickman, Snape in Harry Potter, Passes Away at 69

14 January 2016 7:15 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Just days after the film and music world lost icon David Bowie, Hollywood is mourning the loss of another legend. Alan Rickman, best known for his roles as Hans Gruber in Die Hard and Severus Snape in the Harry Potter movies, has passed away at the age of 69. The Guardian reports that the actor had been battling cancer, and that he died "surrounded by family and friends." Here's what Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling had to say in a statement.

"There are no words to express how shocked and devastated I am to hear of Alan Rickman's death. He was a magnificent actor & a wonderful man."

After a number of minor roles in British TV shows, Alan Rickman made his feature film debut in the 1988 action classic Die Hard, portraying the iconic villain Hans Gruber. He went on to star as Sheriff of Nottingham in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, »

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Rickman Dies: Harry Potter Actor Won Golden Globe, Emmy, BAFTA

14 January 2016 6:32 AM, PST | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Alan Rickman. Alan Rickman dead at 69: Professor Snape in 'Harry Potter' movies Alan Rickman, best known for his role as Professor Snape in the Harry Potter movies, died of cancer on Jan. 14, '16. Rickman (born on Feb. 21, 1946, in London) was 69. Rickman first played Professor Severus Snape – who looks like a villain, walks like a villain, and talks like a villain, but who turns out to be anything but – in Chris Columbus' Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001). One of many British stage and screen stars featured in the franchise toplining Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint, Rickman would remain part of the Harry Potter gang until the final installment, David Yates' Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011). Alan Rickman movies Beginning with the Bruce Willis actioner Die Hard (1988), in which he plays the leader of a criminal gang, Alan Rickman was featured in nearly 50 movies. »

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Actor Alan Rickman Has Died at 69 After Cancer Battle

14 January 2016 5:00 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Alan Rickman, the British actor who played the iconic baddie in Die Hard and brought to life the rigid and rueful Severus Snape in the Harry Potter films has died. He was 69. Rickman's family confirmed the death on Thursday, according to multiple media outlets. The Golden Globe-winner and two-time Tony Award-nominee was battling cancer. Rickman, who worked on both stage and screen, is survived by his wife Rima Horton, whom he wed in 2012 after a 40-year romance. The actor spent several years in the Royal Shakespeare Company after graduating from college in London. His turn as the wicked and iconic »

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