Episode 290: Expelled

  • A new, and REALLY GREAT, trailer for Fantastic Beasts is here!
  • This trailer is special because, for the first time, we’re getting a sense of the magic in the new movie.
  • It turns out that Newt was expelled from Hogwarts. What does this mean for this film series?
  • J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts book says he graduated. So does he return to Hogwarts, or will the Harry Potter author be changing canon?
  • Do we like the use of Hedwig’s Theme again?
  • We ask listeners for their reactions to the trailer and talk about the fandom’s take on the new preview.
  • Top 10: Spring cleaning is so much easier for Wizards and Witches because…
  • Wizarding World Hollywood is now open. Andrew recaps the Grand Opening event.
  • The Chamber of Secrets Illustrated Edition is coming. It looks beautiful!
  • In Listener Feedback we address last episode’s Native American discussion.

Bonus MuggleCast (on Patreon)

We discuss the actual beasts in Fantastic Beasts, wand snapping, if we’re more excited for The Cursed Child or Fantastic Beasts, and a lot more.

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