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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge proved they had the magic touch Friday at the official opening of London’s Warner Bros. studio, where Prince Harry joined the royal muggles on a tour of the set of the Harry Potter movies.
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Richard Griffiths, the versatile British actor who played the boy wizard’s unsympathetic Uncle Vernon in the “Harry Potter” movies, has died. He was 65.
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For two weeks the medieval cloisters of Lalock Abbey, which was featured in two Harry Potter films, will be bathed in dazzling colors to highlight their architectural treasures as part of the installation “Into the Light” by Britain’s National Trust. According to the BBC, the abbey’s “cloisters and side rooms were transformed into the classrooms at Hogwarts School while the location was also used for Harry’s discovery of the Mirror of Erised.” The installation opens to the public on Jan. 12.
Thanks to J.K. Rowling and Harry Potter, there are legions of children (and adults) around the world who fervently wish they weren’t the Muggles that they are.
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“The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” the popular 1990s sitcom starring Will Smith, has supplanted Harry Potter books as a popular way for detainees at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay to pass the time, according to The Miami Herald.
“I just ordered all six seasons,” the Herald quoted a librarian named only as Milton as saying.