(Special to USTimes, Los Angeles, CA, April 6, 2018) Jam City and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced that Dame Maggie Smith will be voicing-over the role of Professor McConagall in Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery.
“Our goal with Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery is to make players really feel for the first time like they’re attending Hogwarts,” said Chris DeWolfe, co-founder and CEO of Jam City. “By including these iconic and incredibly talented actors in the game, we come one step closer to truly giving fans their own Hogwarts experience
The global launch date for Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery is Wednesday, April 25th on iOS and Android.
Dame Maggie Smmith joins the other actors providing voice work for the game,“If I could attend Hogwarts as a student, I would be most excited to attend the potions class taught by Severus because it is the most exotic,” said Dame Maggie Smith, the voice of Professor McGonagall.
Here’s the full list:
Dame Maggie Smith (Professor McGonagall)
Michael Gambon (Professor Dumbledore)
Warwick Davis (Professor Flitwick)
Sally Mortemore (Madam Irma Pince)
Gemma Jones (Madam Pomfrey)
Zoe Wanamaker (Madam Hooch
For more details on Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery and to connect with other fans and to pre-register, visit www.facebook.com/HPHogwartsMystery/,www.twitter.com/HogwartsMystery, and for more information visit www.HarryPotterHogwartsMystery.com/.
About Jam City:
Jam City is a global leader in mobile entertainment, providing social gaming experiences for millions of players around the world. Jam City was founded in 2010 by MySpace cofounders Chris DeWolfe and Aber Whitcomb, and former 20th Century Fox executive Josh Yguado. Jam City is the creative powerhouse behind some of the highest grossing and most enduring social gaming franchises for mobile, including Cookie Jam (Facebook “Game of the Year” winner) and Panda Pop. Jam City is the go-to studio for Hollywood, having developed immersive, narrative-rich mobile games around iconic entertainment brands including Harry Potter, Family Guy, and Marvel Avengers. Jam City has 500 employees across studios in Los Angeles (HQ), San Francisco, San Diego, Seattle and Buenos Aires. The Jam City team is known for its creative excellence and technological innovation in key areas including storytelling, data science, and consumer insights.
About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment:
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc., is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all platforms, including console, handheld, mobile and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game titles.
About Portkey Games:
Portkey Games, from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, is a games label dedicated to creating Wizarding World™ gaming experiences inspired by the vision of J.K. Rowling. These new games allow players to explore, discover and be at the centre of their very own Wizarding World™ adventure.
About the Harry Potter Series:
Harry Potter continues to be a global phenomenon. Each of the seven books by author J.K. Rowling has broken sales records, with the series to date having sold over 500 million copies worldwide and translated into 80 languages. The Harry Potter films, produced by Warner Bros. Pictures, have grossed more than $7.7 billion to date worldwide at the box office, making Harry Potter one of the largest-grossing film franchises in history.
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