J.K. Rowling proves on Twitter that she is no Rita Skeeter when it comes to describing the soon-to-be most powerful man on the planet
Celebrities January 15, 2017
The interactive 'Harry Potter' website adds a long-awaited feature.
Movies/TV Shows September 22, 2016
The world of 'Harry Potter' continues to expand, as J.K. Rowling reveals the houses that make up the American version of Hogwarts.
Geek June 29, 2016
A new short story by J.K. Rowling on Pottermore reveals the history of the North American school of witchcraft and wizardry called Ilvermorny. The story also introduces readers to its founder, Isolt Sayre.
Geek June 28, 2016
Author J.K. Rowling pleaded with fans not to spoil any details of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' when public previews of the play begin in London on June 7.
Geek June 7, 2016
Dan Fogler reveals that 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' may feature younger versions of some favorite characters in any part of the trilogy.
Movies/TV Shows April 22, 2016
1920s New York just became more magical in the most recent 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' trailer. Get ready to apparate, cast enchantments and enter the magical suitcase with Newt.
Movies/TV Shows April 11, 2016
J.K. Rowling confirmed Warner Bros' hints that 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' will be a three-part film. Find out why the author gave the information away.
Movies/TV Shows March 2, 2016
Movies/TV Shows February 10, 2016
'Harry Potter' fans are well-acquainted with the wizarding world but a Potterhead Redditor went the extra mile and calculated how the magical community's money would convert to modern-day currency. This revealed just how loaded Harry really was.
Movies/TV Shows February 4, 2016
To say Snape is a complicated character would be an understatement. J.K. Rowling took to Twitter to defend the complex character, explaining why Harry chose to name his son after the man.
Movies/TV Shows November 28, 2015
A spoiler-free revelation about the plot of 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' has just been released. Find out why American wizards have to hide.
Movies/TV Shows November 7, 2015
J.K. Rowling wore her thinking cap and created a new, all-American term American wizards use when referring to non-magic folk. Newt Scamander is about to hear this work a lot as he travels in New York.
Movies/TV Shows November 5, 2015
Children may get to experience the fantastic storytelling of J.K. Rowling once again. The 'Harry Potter' septology author reveals that she is currently in the middle of writing another story for children.
Movies/TV Shows November 4, 2015
J.K. Rowling has revealed the 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' show will focus on Harry's youngest son, Albus Severus. This two-part play is set to be shown in London’s West End next year.
Arts & Culture October 24, 2015
Have a favorite 'Harry Potter' chapter from the books? J.K. Rowling has one too, sharing on Twitter that one part that made her cry the most from the series.
Movies/TV Shows October 19, 2015
Wendy Tsao is a doll repaint artist who transformed Bratz dolls into real-life female heroes that young girls can look up to. Malala, JK Rowling and Jane Goodall are just some strong women who got the doll treatment in Tsao's Mighty Doll series.
Internet Culture October 12, 2015
'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' has been steadily adding to its cast after Eddie Redmayne grabbed the lead role as Newt Scamander. The newest to join its ranks? Ron Perlman.
Movies/TV Shows October 11, 2015
Get ready to experience the beloved Harry Potter novels all over again, in a new way. Apple has landed the exclusive iBooks release of 'enhanced editions' of all seven books.
Movies/TV Shows October 8, 2015
In Potterhead news, fans pay tribute to the most heroic house elf in all the land. The internet is abuzz with affection for this encased elf at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour of Harry Potter at Leavesden in London.
Movies/TV Shows October 2, 2015
Pottermore has undergone a massive overhaul, and now it's much more user friendly and includes details on upcoming Potter-related works, as well as the latest writings by J.K. Rowling.
Movies/TV Shows September 22, 2015
J.K. Rowling herself has confirmed that pretty much everyone except for herself has been saying Voldemort’s name wrong. Here’s how to say it properly.
Movies/TV Shows September 10, 2015
J.K. Rowling reveals which house Harry Potter’s son has been sorted to on Sept. 1, 2015, James Sirius Potter’s first day in school.
Movies/TV Shows September 2, 2015
J.K. Rowling fans hungry for more Harry Potter are in for a treat. The author has confirmed a new Potter adventure is coming, but not as a novel or a film. This one is coming to the London stage.
Movies/TV Shows June 26, 2015
There are Wizards in the U.S. too, and J.K. Rowling reveals that they may make an appearance in the Fantastic Beasts flicks.
Movies/TV Shows June 10, 2015
Start planning your Spring vacation next year -- The Wizarding World of Harry Potter will open to the public at Universal Studios.
Internet Culture June 3, 2015
When the Westboro Baptist Church threatened J.K. Rowling with picketing in response to a tweet, the Harry Potter author didn’t hesitate to fight back with words that finally hushed the WBC.
Internet Culture May 28, 2015
Matthew Lewis, the actor who played Harry Potter's friend Neville Longbottom, recently posed for some steamy photos for a U.K. magazine. J.K. Rowling saw them via Twitter and her stunned reaction was hilarious.
Internet Culture May 21, 2015
J.K. Rowling killed off a lot of characters in her 'Harry Potter' books, but the death of this one character, she says, was the worst.
Movies/TV Shows May 4, 2015
It's been eight years since the seventh and final 'Harry Potter' book was released. However, is author J.K. Rowling getting ready to revisit the series?
Movies/TV Shows April 11, 2015
Other contenders for the role include 'Mad Max: Fury Road' actor Nicholas Hoult.
Movies/TV Shows April 11, 2015
How much do you miss Harry Potter? If you need to scratch the Potter itch, a fan-turned-pro writer has written a series of sequels starring Harry's son, James — and they're surprisingly good.
Movies/TV Shows April 2, 2015
Now that you've read the 'Harry Potter' series 12 times through, you might want to consider letting the books go. They might actually be worth some money.
Movies/TV Shows March 27, 2015
J.K. Rowling reacted to a fan's confusion over the sexual orientation of a popular 'Harry Potter' character in the most perfect way possible.
Internet Culture March 26, 2015
It's no secret that Professor Severus Snape was not a fan of Harry Potter in the beloved book series. But what beef does the real-life Professor Snape have with the character?
Movies/TV Shows February 26, 2015
At long last, the miniseries based on J.K. Rowling's bestselling adult novel 'The Casual Vacancy' is coming to American television. Here's when and where you can watch it.
Movies/TV Shows February 4, 2015
OK, the actor who played him, Tom Felton, in the 'Harry Potter' movies actually is. Everything you ever knew about anything is clearly wrong.
Movies/TV Shows January 22, 2015
It's like 'The 12 Days of Christmas' is taking over the world of 'Harry Potter.' This is so much better than 'a partridge in a pear tree.'
Movies/TV Shows December 7, 2014
You've probably been seeing the name Zoella a ton on the Internet this week, but who is she and why should you care? Here's everything you need to know about this YouTube star-turned-best-selling author.
Internet Culture December 5, 2014
J.K. Rowling posted six new stories on Pottermore today, including one that shared her thoughts on Potter villain Dolores Umbridge. Umbridge's affinity for pink and girly accessories was inspired by a teacher that Rowling said she 'disliked intensely on sight.'
Movies/TV Shows October 31, 2014
J.K Rowling is publishing a story about Potter villain Dolores Umbridge on October 31, which will give more insight into the character's backstory.
Movies/TV Shows October 24, 2014
Warner Bros. is building franchises right and left, and one of them may be getting even bigger. The Harry Potter spinoff trilogy 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' finally has release dates, and may evolve into more than three movies.
Movies/TV Shows October 15, 2014
It all began when J.K. Rowling tweeted that she's working on a novel and a screenplay. A few more cryptic tweets from the famed 'Harry Potter' author has got fans wondering what she's up to.
Movies/TV Shows October 7, 2014
A familiar name for Harry Potter fans is returning to Rowling's universe for Warner Bros.' 'Fantastic Beasts' franchise. David Yates is expected to direct the trilogy's first outing.
Movies/TV Shows August 21, 2014
‘Harry Potter’ author J.K. Rowling wrote a story about a minor character for the website Pottermore. The character made appearances in the books, but the new 500-word piece gives fans an exclusively history of the witch.
Movies/TV Shows August 18, 2014
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