It’s been a great week for Potter fans as news and pictures from the set of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them continue to emerge. Check out Pottermore’s article on what we’ve learned so far or check out Mugglenet’s round-up.
Marvel had previously announced a Captain Marvel YA novel by Shannon and Dean Hale. Now the company has revealed plans for even more novels, including a sequel to Margaret Stohl’s Black Widow story, a Squirrel Girl novel (also by the Hales), a Tony Stark story (by Eoin Colfer), and a Rocket Raccoon and Groot tale (Tony Angleberger).
Shakespeare fans, ready yourselves. The BBC has announced plans for an online festival in 2016 to celebrate the Bard. Next year will mark 400 years since his death.
The trailer for the sequel to Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland, Through the Looking Glass, has arrived and it indicates that Alice’s new mission involves saving the Hatter from Time. You can also check out the new character posters.
Ursula Vernon’s middle-grade fantasy Castle Hangnail, about a twelve-year-old Wicked Witch who must save the titular castle, will be turned into a movie by Disney with Ellen DeGeneres and Jeff Kleeman producing.
If you’re looking for ways to pass the time until the release of Burton’s latest Wonderland film, EW has a review of Gregory Maguire’s After Alice to help you decide among all the potential reimaginings you could read.