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JK Rowling On Donald Trump: 7 Tweets From 'Harry Potter' Author That Speak Truth To Power

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

New Pottermore Quiz Lets Users Discover Their Patronus

The interactive 'Harry Potter' website adds a long-awaited feature.

Movies/TV Shows September 22, 2016

There Are Four New American 'Harry Potter' Houses: Here's What We Know About Each Of Them

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

Meet Isolt Sayre, The Founder Of Ilvermorny, The North American Version Of Hogwarts

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

J.K. Rowling Begs Fans Not To Spoil 'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child'

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

Will A Young Dumbledore Be Making An Appearance In The 'Fantastic Beasts' Trilogy?

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

‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’ Has A New Trailer And It Is Magical

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

‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’ Will Be A Trilogy, Confirms J.K. Rowling

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

Yes, Harry Potter Was Rich: Wizarding World Money Converted For Muggles

'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

J.K. Rowling Defends Snape, Reveals Why Harry Named Son After Him

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

American Wizards Hide From Muggles – We Mean, No-Majs – 'In Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

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

No Muggles In America – J.K. Rowling Reveals What Non-Magical People Are Called This Side Of The Pond

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

J.K. Rowling Working On First Children's Book Since 'Harry Potter' Series Ended

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 Reveals ‘Harry Potter And The Cursed Child’ Will Focus On Albus Severus

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

J.K Rowling Reveals Her Favorite Chapter From The 'Harry Potter' Books

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

Artist Transforms Bratz Dolls Into Role Models Young Girls Can Look Up To

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

Ron Perlman To Join 'Harry Potter' Spin-Off

'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

Harry Potter Enhanced Editions Come To Apple's iBooks Store

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

Give Him Your Socks: Londoners Are Trying To Free Dobby At Harry Potter Tour

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

J.K. Rowling Writes 'The Potter Family' History, Unveils Drastic Pottermore Redesign

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

After All This Time, You’ve Been Saying Voldemort’s Name Wrong

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

It's James Sirius Potter's First Day At Hogwarts, And Of Course He’s In Gryffindor

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

'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child': New From J.K. Rowling — But It's Not A Book

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

Harry Potter Author J.K. Rowling Confirms American Hogwarts And You Might See It In 'Fantastic Beasts'

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

The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter Arrives In Universal Studios Hollywood Spring Of 2016

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

Here's How J.K. Rowling Wins Twitter Duel With Westboro Baptist Church

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

J.K. Rowling's Reaction To 'Harry Potter' Actor's Raunchy Photos Is Priceless

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 Apologizes For Death Of 'Harry Potter' Character

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

'Harry Potter' Sequels: Is J.K. Rowling Writing More Books?

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

Eddie Redmayne Reportedly Leading Cast Of 'Harry Potter' Spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts'

Other contenders for the role include 'Mad Max: Fury Road' actor Nicholas Hoult.

Movies/TV Shows April 11, 2015

Harry Potter Sequels: This Is The Closest We'll Ever Get To The Real Thing

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

Are 'Harry Potter' Books Worth Anything These Days? A New Book Might Help You See The Galleons

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 Responds Perfectly On Twitter To Why Dumbledore Is Gay

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

Why Does Professor Snape Hate Harry Potter? The Real-Life Professor Refuses To Read The Series

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

J.K. Rowling's 'Casual Vacancy' Comes To HBO In April

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

Draco Malfoy Is Actually A Gryffindor

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

Merry Christmas, 'Harry Potter' Fans! J.K. Rowling Is Giving Us 12 New Stories

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

Who Is Zoella? Meet The YouTube Star Whose Book Is Breaking Sales Records

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

New Pottermore story reveals Dolores Umbridge was inspired by a real person

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 releasing a new story about Dolores Umbridge on Halloween

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

J.K. Rowling's 'Fantastic Beasts' may be more than a trilogy

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

J.K. Rowling is leaving mysterious Twitter clues about her upcoming projects

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

'Harry Potter' director David Yates to direct spin-off 'Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them'

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

J.K. Rowling writes a new ‘Harry Potter’ piece

‘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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