Nicholas Hooper on writing music for the ‘Harry Potter’ films
We talk exclusively to composer Nick Hooper about his two ‘Potter’ scores.
Meet MinaLima: the graphic design of the ‘Fantastic Beasts’ films
Part two of our exclusive interview with Wizarding World graphic designers MinaLima.
Meet MinaLima: the graphic design of the ‘Harry Potter’ films
Part one of our exclusive interview with Wizarding World graphic designers MinaLima.
10 Rarest ‘Harry Potter’ Funko Pop! Characters
We countdown the 10 rarest Funko Pop! characters and where you can find them.
10 Best ‘Harry Potter’ Book Covers From Around The World
We look at some of the most amazing Harry Potter book covers from around the world.
7 Things We Know About ‘Fantastic Beasts 3’
We take a look at the places and creatures we might find in ‘Fantastic Beasts 3’.
Ranking the top 5 Harry Potter soundtrack songs (that aren’t “Hedwig’s Theme”)
We rank our top 5 songs from the Harry Potter soundtracks.
Jim Kay on designing the Harry Potter illustrated editions, Hogwarts castle, and more
Artist Jim Kay talks to us about designing the Harry Potter illustrated editions.
What’s been added to the ‘Harry Potter’ canon in ‘Cursed Child’
Learn about what the ‘eighth Harry Potter’ story adds to the HP universe (contains spoilers).
The beasts of ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’
Learn about Nifflers, Bowtruckles, Swooping Evil, Thunderbirds, Occamy, Graphorns, Erumpents and all the magical beasts we’ll be seeing in the Fantastic Beasts films.
2018 ‘Harry Potter’ holiday/Christmas gift ideas
A collection of great holiday/Christmas gifts: everything ‘Fantastic Beasts’, ‘Cursed Child’, HP books, films, apparel, toys and more!
MISTI-Con 2015 conference
We report from the 2015 MISTI-Con Harry Potter conference.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Information about the upcoming Harry Potter spinoff film trilogy.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Information about the upcoming Harry Potter West End play.
Harry Potter illustrated editions
Information and drawings from the upcoming illustrated editions of the Harry Potter books.
What happened to the main characters after Deathly Hallows?
Find out what happened to Harry and friends after the events of the book series.
Celebrities visiting the Wizarding World of Harry Potter
A look at some of the famous Muggles who’ve visited the Harry Potter theme park.
Submit an article, editorial or review
Send in your articles, editorials and reviews and we’ll publish them here.
Harry Potter Fan Zone reports from the Ascendio 2012 conference in Florida.
‘Deathly Hallows: Part 1’ New York City premiere photos
Exclusive photos from the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 premiere at Alice Tully Hall in New York City on 15 November 2010.
Tom Felton and Rupert Grint look back on memorable Harry Potter moments
Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) and Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) tell us about some of their most memorable Harry Potter experiences.
Alexandre Desplat on ‘Hedwig’s Theme’, composing the music for ‘Deathly Hallows: Part 1’
We participate in a conversation with composer Alexandre Desplat about his score for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1.
David Heyman, David Yates on Alexandre Desplat’s ‘Deathly Hallows’ music, John Williams returning
Harry Potter Fan Zone talks the music of Harry Potter with producers David Heyman and David Barron and director David Yates.
‘Deathly Hallows: Part 1’ London world premiere photos
Exclusive photos from the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 world premiere in Leicester Square in London on 11 November 2010.
Dan Radcliffe on physical and emotional challenges in ‘Deathly Hallows’
We talk to Harry Potter himself, actor Dan Radcliffe, about Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.
Exclusive interview with Andy Linden, Mundungus Fletcher in ‘Deathly Hallows’
An exclusive interview with Andy Linden, the actor playing Mundungus Fletcher in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.
Exclusive ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I’ set report
Our set report detailing an exclusive visit to Leavesden Studios, the film set where Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows was shot.
‘Half-Blood Prince’ set report: part II
A short second teaser for our report detailing an exclusive visit to Leavesden Studios, the film set where Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince was shot.
‘Half-Blood Prince’ set report: part I
A short teaser for our report detailing an exclusive visit to Leavesden Studios, the film set where Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince was shot.
‘Order of the Phoenix’ preview screening report
A report from an advance screening of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix in early 2007.
Open letter to J.K. Rowling
An open letter (with answers – thanks Jo!) to Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling.
Web hit: Harry Potter and the Canberra Kid
A feature article on Harry Potter Fan Zone’s webmaster, Andy McCray, published on the front-page of The Canberra Times in early 2007.
Interview with Tiffany Moon
An interview with Tiffany Moon, a piano and voice instructor who recently finished writing part one of what she plans to be a seven-part opera cycle based on J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series.
Interview with James Walters (Young Sirius Black)
An interview with James Walters, Sirius Black in the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Marauder scene.
An Analysis of the Prophecy
An editorial by Nichola Weall. The staff here at Harry Potter Fan Zone believe this was one of the editorials J.K. Rowling mentioned on her official website as being “waaaay too revealing”.
An amazing week in New York City
A summary report of the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire premiere at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York City on 12 November 2005 and other premiere week festivities.
Spellbound! 2005 ‘Half-Blood Prince’ release party report
A report detailing the enormous fan site run release party for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince held in Chicago on 15 July 2005.
Interview with Jamie Waylett (Vincent Crabbe)
An interview with Jamie Waylett, Vincent Crabbe in the Harry Potter films.
‘Prisoner of Azkaban’ New York City world premiere report
A summary report of the Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban world premiere at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on 23 May 2004.