Harry Potter: Page to Screen is an exhaustive look at the making of the Harry Potter film series. A new Limited Edition version has appeared on Amazon and, like the ever-so-special Wizard’s Collection, includes a high price tag.

The Limited Edition features “never-before-published art and text chronicling the making of the Harry Potter films.” It includes five brand new volumes that show “how the team designed locations, graphics, costumes, creatures, and special effects.” Also within is a “deluxe book of the paintings of Hogwarts along with a keepsake book chronicling the lasting relationships between cast and crew.”

What else will you find? A replica of The Monster Book of Monsters, five frame-able concept art prints, and of course the original Page to Screen book.

The complete product breakdown

  • A deluxe cloth-covered case, styled to look like a box from a shop in Diagon Alley.
  • A replica of The Monster Book of Monsters film prop.
  • A gilded portfolio of five frame-able prints of original Harry Potter concept art.
  • A cloth-bound edition of Harry Potter: Page to Screen.
  • Seven additional volumes detailing the Harry Potter creative team’s ten years of extensive efforts:
    • The Creature Shop Compendium: Flora and fauna from the Harry Potter films.
    • Environments Envisioned: Building fantastic sets and scouting dramatic locations.
    • A Guide to the Graphic Arts Department: Posters, prints, and publications from the Harry Potter films.
    • Movie Magic: Practical props and exciting effects.
    • The Paintings of Hogwarts: Masterpieces from the school of witchcraft and wizardry sets.
    • Ten Years Later: Life on set with the Harry Potter cast and crew.
    • Wizard Wear and Muggle Attire: Costuming the world of Harry Potter.

    As for the price, Amazon currently lists it at £552 which converts to $883. We have a feeling this is not the actual price, but you can bet that it will be high, given all of the material within this box. The original Page to Screen book currently retails brand new for over $100 on Amazon.

    Only 3,000 copies will be made available, and at this time this product is only appearing in the Amazon U.K. store. It will be available December 4, 2012 – just in time for Christmas!

    Thanks to Danny for the tip.

  • In interesting but potentially brilliant casting news, comedian Amy Schumer will be taking on the role of Barbie for a live-action film.

    Take a moment to soak in the news. Now revel in the idea. This could be awesome.

    According to The Hollywood Reporter, Amy Schumer is not only leading the project on screen, but she’ll also have an influence on the script.

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    In interesting but potentially brilliant casting news, comedian Amy Schumer will be taking on the role of Barbie for a live-action film.

    Take a moment to soak in the news. Now revel in the idea. This could be awesome.

    According to The Hollywood Reporter, Amy Schumer is not only leading the project on screen, but she’ll also have an influence on the script.

    Last year, Sony had their pick of three complete scripts for a live-action Barbie movie. Of those three, they chose Hilary Winston’s. Now that Schumer is on board, THR says to expect her and her sister, Kim Caramele, to rewrite Winston’s original idea.

    The plot, given that Schumer doesn’t change the major details, “begins in a perfect land of Barbies where one woman slowly awakens to the fact that she doesn’t fit it. She is expelled from the idealistic land and journeys to the real world, where she discovers that being unique is an asset.”

    The outlet also addresses the fact that Mattel has had to deal with plenty of criticism regarding body image and race when it comes to the Barbie toys. Schumer’s casting is a great way to speak to some of those issues, and will hopefully provide a positive and uplifting message by the movie’s end.

    There will be, of course, some hesitation given Schumer’s previous work. One only has to look as far as Trainwreck and Inside Amy Schumer to see her comedy is often brutally honest and raunchy. Barbie would be shocked.

    But Schumer is an actress, after all, and a brilliant comedian. For this “contemporary spin on beauty, feminism and identity,” she seems like just the right fit.

    What do you think of Amy Schumer as Barbie?

    It’s arguably the biggest day for Hamilton fans since the release of the original Broadway recording: The Hamilton Mixtape has arrived!

    Following years of development, the Hamilton Mixtape was released around the world on Friday, December 2. Mixtape features, well, remixes of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton hits, sung by artists both big and small from various genres.

    To celebrate the album’s release, a special #Ham4Ham was hosted at the Richard Rodgers Theater on Thursday night, where names like Ashanti, Ja Rule, Regina Spektor, and Andra Day performed their songs from Mixtape:

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    It’s arguably the biggest day for Hamilton fans since the release of the original Broadway recording: The Hamilton Mixtape has arrived!

    Following years of development, the Hamilton Mixtape was released around the world on Friday, December 2. Mixtape features, well, remixes of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton hits, sung by artists both big and small from various genres.

    To celebrate the album’s release, a special #Ham4Ham was hosted at the Richard Rodgers Theater on Thursday night, where names like Ashanti, Ja Rule, Regina Spektor, and Andra Day performed their songs from Mixtape:

    Stream ‘The Hamilton Mixtape’:

    Spotify users can easily stream The Hamilton Mixtape below. You can also listen here via Apple Music.:

    And you can purchase a physical copy from Amazon here (you know all the Hamilton fans in your life will want a physical copy):

    Hamilton Mixtape tracklist

    1. No John Trumbull (Intro) – The Roots
    2. My Shot (feat. Busta Rhymes, Joell Ortiz & Nate Ruess) [Rise Up Remix] – The Roots
    3. Wrote My Way Out – Nas, Dave East, Lin-Manuel Miranda & Aloe Blacc
    4. Wait For It – Usher
    5. An Open Letter (feat. Shockwave) [Interlude] – Watsky
    6. Satisfied (feat. Miguel & Queen Latifah) – Sia
    7. Dear Theodosia (feat. Ben Folds) – Regina Spektor
    8. Valley Forge (Demo) – Lin-Manuel Miranda
    9. It’s Quiet Uptown – Kelly Clarkson
    10. That Would Be Enough – Alicia Keys
    11. Immigrants (We Get The Job Done) – K’naan, Snow Tha Product, Riz MC, Residente
    12. You’ll Be Back – Jimmy Fallon & The Roots
    13. Helpless (feat. Ja Rule) – Ashanti
    14. Take A Break (Interlude) – !llmind
    15. Say Yes To This – Jill Scott
    16. Congratulations – Dessa
    17. Burn – Andra Day
    18. Stay Alive (Interlude) – J.PERIOD & Stro Elliot
    19. Slavery Battle (Demo) – Lin-Manuel Miranda
    20. Washington’s By Your Side – Wiz Khalifa
    21. History Has Its Eyes On You – John Legend
    22. Who Tells Your Story (feat. Common & Ingrid Michaelson) – The Roots
    23. Dear Theodosia (Reprise) – Chance The Rapper & Francis and The Lights

    What are our favorite performances on ‘The Hamilton Mixtape’?

    Chris Pratt is currently on a press tour for Passengers. Jennifer Lawrence may or may not be there too.

    Passengers, the new sci-fi epic starring Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence, comes out later this month. The promo tour has kicked off in Europe, with the two stars on hand to answer all our questions.

    To entertain himself (and his fans!), Chris Pratt has been updating his Instagram with funny photos and captions from the tour.

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    Chris Pratt is currently on a press tour for Passengers. Jennifer Lawrence may or may not be there too.

    Passengers, the new sci-fi epic starring Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence, comes out later this month. The promo tour has kicked off in Europe, with the two stars on hand to answer all our questions.

    To entertain himself (and his fans!), Chris Pratt has been updating his Instagram with funny photos and captions from the tour.

    There’s some real gold in there, but the best part is when he realizes that fans really want to see some pictures of Jennifer Lawrence — who doesn’t have her own social media accounts — and proceeds to very decidedly not include her!

    Update: He did it again.


    See some of the hilarious posts from Chris Pratt below:

    Finally got that selfie with Jen y'all wanted. #passengersmovie

    A photo posted by chris pratt (@prattprattpratt) on

    Just hanging with my bestie Jen. #passengersmovie

    A photo posted by chris pratt (@prattprattpratt) on

    Here Jen and I pose with @elrubiuswtf

    A photo posted by chris pratt (@prattprattpratt) on

    Here's an extremely artistic and meaningful video I made in which Jen is heavily featured. #passengersmovie

    A video posted by chris pratt (@prattprattpratt) on

    Another day down with me and my best buddy Jen. #London #passengersmovie

    A photo posted by chris pratt (@prattprattpratt) on

    Not going to lie — we’re almost as excited for the press interview videos as we are for the movie itself!

    ‘Passengers’ hits cinemas on December 21