College Of Wizardry Kickstarter Launched To Bring Hogwarts To The US

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Back in October of 2014, the University of Baltimore announced they would be offering a course that would explore the Marvel Cinematic Universe, much to the excitement of Marvel fans. The University of Richmond wants to do something very similar except they are aiming at something more along the lines of the Harry Potter-verse. Specifically, Hogwarts a College of Wizardry is … Read more

[301] College Of Wizardry Kickstarter Launched To Bring Hogwarts To The US

Back in October of 2014, the University of Baltimore announced they would be offering a course that would explore the Marvel Cinematic Universe, much to the excitement of Marvel fans. The University of Richmond wants to do something very similar except they are aiming at something more along the lines of the Harry Potter-verse. Specifically, Hogwarts a College of Wizardry is … Read more

The 24 Most Successful Film Franchises

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Posted on November 9, 2015 by Cindy Kabiru The true mark of a successful film is its ability to transcend audiences and the generations that follow. The same can be said for successful film franchises; however, franchises must also thrive on some air of mystery. By slowly unraveling the mystery at hand throughout the film … Read more

[301] The 24 Most Successful Film Franchises

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Posted on November 9, 2015 by Cindy Kabiru The true mark of a successful film is its ability to transcend audiences and the generations that follow. The same can be said for successful film franchises; however, franchises must also thrive on some air of mystery. By slowly unraveling the mystery at hand throughout the film … Read more

A New Semester Of Magic School Is Coming… To North America

Pack your bags, call in sick from work or school, and grab that wand we all know you have hidden away in your room, because Hogwarts is coming to the United States. After the astounding success of the Harry Potter Larping event in Poland, the groups behind the event, Rollespilsfabrikken from Denmark and Liveform from Poland, … Read more

Harry Potter Spinoff Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them Now Filming

It’s sequel season in Hollywood. Franchises are being milked till their udders run dry and chafe and bleed. Next up at the milking parlor is the highest grossing franchise of all time – Harry Potter. Warner Bros. Pictures has begun filming Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them, originally a book by the same name written by … Read more

Nintendo Pitched For Harry Potter's Exclusive Media Rights Back In 1998

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It’s not a pairing that immediately comes to mind, but at one point in 1998 there was a chance that Nintendo would own exclusive media rights to J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter. Previously it was assumed that the only companies going after the popular book rights back then wanted them to create films, but we now know that wasn’t … Read more

Mudbloods Review: Taking A Serious Look Into The World Of Real-Life Quidditch

From the very first scene, Mudbloods does not hide the fact that is a documentary about the misfits behind the real-life incarnation of Quidditch just as much as the sport itself. Focusing primarily on the team based out of UCLA and surrounding schools, the 82-minute film delves into the growing world of taking a sport that originated in the Harry Potter books … Read more

Weekly Rewind: Harry Potter (sorta) Returns, Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer Leaks, and more – Oct 19-26

From Harry Potter news to the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer leak and the return of the cassette tape, we’ve covered a lot over the past week here at MOARGeek. Here’s a quick recap of some of the stories we covered in our Weekly Rewind. Books Potter fans rejoice! Everyone’s favorite headmistress, Dolores Umbridge, is getting her own backstory on … Read more

The Most Terrifying Creature In The Harry Potter Universe Is Getting Her Own Backstory

Everyone’s favorite Hogwarts headmistress to hate, Dolores Umbridge, is getting her own backstory exclusively on the Harry Potter interactive expanded universe site Pottermore.com. J.K. Rowling gave some details on the 1,700 word piece through a press release on Pottermore, only available to those with a free account on the site. Aside from just being the backstory of … Read more

Weekly Rewind: Big Hero 6 Concept Art, Potter Rumors, Game Reviews, and More – Oct 5-11

From exclusive Big Hero 6 concept art to Harry Potter rumors and new game reviews, we’ve covered a lot over the past week here at MOARGeek. Here’s a quick recap of some of the stories we covered in our Weekly Rewind. Books Wait, what? Is it true? Some cryptic tweets from J.K. Rowling has everyone suspecting she’s up to … Read more

The Game is On: JK Rowling Writing A New Potter Novel?

JK Rowling is probably very busy these days on a screenplay for her spin off movie from the Harry Potter universe called “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them“. She also solemnly swears she’s up to no good (as the famous saying from the Potterverse goes).  She’s taken to Twitter to deliver some very cryptic … Read more

The Girl Who Lived: JK Rowling Sends Heartbreakingly Wonderful Gift To A Grieving Teen

On July 9th, Cassidy Stay, 15, from Texas endured something so horrible and terrifying (a shooting that claimed the lives of both her parents and all four of her siblings) that it’s hard to imagine the girl enduring the heartache much less getting in front of a massive gathering of press to issue a statement. She stood … Read more