After months of anticipation,
is officially opening this weekend!! Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
It's no secret that fans who got to catch an early preview of
's two-part stage play had J.K. Rowling nothing but wonderful things to say — but did theater critics fall under the same spell?
It appears so! We're happy to report that the eight story in the Hogwarts saga is receiving
riddikulus-ly positive reviews!
Photo: Emma Watson Meets New Hermione Noma Dumezweni!
The London production — which officially opens at the
Palace Theatre on Saturday — is already being hailed as a "thrilling theatrical endeavor" that utilizes practical stage effects to engage the audience with whimsical spells that put them right inside Hogwarts!
Of course, every critic had his or her own minor issue — but across the board, the play was praised for its story, set design, cast performance, and just about anything else you can think of!
Ch-ch-check out our
spoiler-free review roundup (below)!
is definitely expanding his roles this year — from playing a thieving magician in Daniel Radcliffe Now You See Me 2 to a charming corpse with magical powers in Swiss Army Man.
But you won't find magic of any kind in the intense trailer for the actor's new
In the upcoming drama, Radcliffe
plays an FBI analyst who infiltrates a group of Neo-Nazis that are trying to build a bomb.
Related: Would Daniel Return As Harry Potter In A Film Version Of The Cursed Child?
Like most movies about fitting in with a new group, the
star undergoes a traditional movie makeover. Harry Potter
And just like
Rachael Leigh Cook in She's All That, Radcliffe quickly learns fitting in is a lot harder than he thought it would be — especially when trying to win over mentally unstable skinheads!
Ch-ch-check out the first trailer (above) and catch
Imperium in theaters August 19!
It's been a couple of weeks since
started Harry Potter and the Cursed Child preview shows and we're still just about a month away from opening night which means we're all wondering…
When's the movie coming?! LOLz!
Related: Daniel Radcliffe Won't See Harry Potter And The Cursed Child — Find Out Why!
In all seriousness, the
HPatCC play is probably going to be a HUGE hit, so OF COURSE we'll have a film version eventually.
But would OG
HP return as our favorite wizard?! Daniel Radcliffe
Well the young Brit recently sat down for an interview with
Radio Times and dished on what it would take to come back to the character saying:
is an old pro at plugging a movie. Daniel Radcliffe
But as he told
on Monday's Seth Meyers Late Night, when he was first cast as he was only 11 — and had NO idea how to do a talk show! Harry Potter
So when he made his big U.S. TV debut, he told the other guest — who happened to be reality TV star and future presidential candidate
— he had no idea what he was doing! Donald Trump
Video: Daniel Radcliffe's Penis Has Magical Properties
The Donald's advice was about as self-aggrandizing as you might expect…
He told the boy wizard to talk about how cool it was meeting Mr. Trump!
Ch-ch-check out the story of how Harry learned to tell the wrong sort for himself, thanks (below)!
Everyone's favorite boy wizard
stopped by Daniel Radcliffe The Late Show Tuesday night to chat it up with about his upcoming flick Stephen Colbert Swiss Army Man AND his new play Privacy!
Unfortunately for the audience, the young actor was a bit late to the show — but made up for it when he answered Stephen's question about getting naked on stage again (he famously bared all in
Equus) saying, "Who knows!"
Video: Jimmy Fallon Proves Daniel Looks Like 'Stern Old Ladies'!
But the fun didn't stop there as the 26-year-old also talked about his
controversial movie Swiss Army Man that the Brit describes as a "farting, erection, corpse movie" that is "beautiful"!
Plus, Daniel also dishes a bit about
and why he won't be seeing it anytime soon… Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Ch-ch-check out Radcliffe's AH-Mazingly funny interview (below) to hear about his new projects and why you should go see
Swiss Army Man!
We're only a few days away from getting to see
perform some magic again in Daniel Radcliffe Now You See Me: The Second Act, and last night he stopped by to help promote the flick! The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
alum took the opportunity to play a not-so-magic trick: pointing out how much the Saturday Night Live actor looks like quite a few people throughout history — particularly a couple of old ladies! LOLz! Harry Potter
Video: Blake Shelton Tries Sushi For The FIRST Time With Jimmy Fallon!
Fallon not only showed some pics of Radcliffe's look-alikes, but he shared who he resembles as both celebs decided to dress up to resemble the pics of their twins!
Ch-ch-check out Jimmy and Daniel discover how much the Brit looks like SEVERAL old ladies as they take a peek at doppelgängers throughout history!
All it takes for two people to become best friends is an uplifting montage!
That's what we learned from watching the lyric video for
Andy Hull & Robert McDowell's song Montage!
The self-aware tune teases footage from the upcoming film
Swiss Army Man – featuring Paul Dano using 's corpse for endless woodland shenanigans. Daniel Radcliffe
Video: Dave Franco Throws Playing Cards Right At Daniel!
Montages have some serious powers — not unlike
Radcliffe's magical corpse, which can be used to hunt, climb, start fires, and even jet ski!
Ch-ch-check out the fantastical lyric video (above) and catch
Swiss Army Man in theaters June 24!