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4 New Harry Potter E-Books Coming from J.K. Rowling in 2019

4 New Harry Potter E-Books Coming from J.K. Rowling in 2019

Long after the final Harry Potter novel was published, fans are still enjoying new books in the Wizarding World from one J.K. Rowling. We've had several tie-in tomes, some manuals and Fantastic Beasts materials, not to mention the followup stage play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Turns out, in 2019 we're getting 4 new e-books set in […]

SDCC18 Harry Potter Fandom Panel – Cursed by an Abundance of Canon

Words and Photos courtesy of Erin Wilhelm: The annual Harry Potter Fandom panel at Comic-con was the last panel on Thursday night this year, but the late hour and different day (it is usually on Sunday) did nothing to discourage a full room of fans and a bushel of panelists. Moderated by Heidi Tandy (FictionAlley, Organization […]

2018 Spelling Bee Spotlight: A Look at Some of This Year's Student Spellers

When a record-breaking 516 champion spellers (ages 8 to 15, from all 50 states and around the world) descend upon National Harbor, Maryland, for the 91st Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee, they're doing it for two reasons: to see who has the strongest "word fu" when the dust settles from one of pop culture's brainier battles — […]

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Cinemax's C.B. Strike Trailer Gives Us a Glimpse at J.K. Rowling's "Criminal Side"

Cinemax is set to show viewers a more dangerous side to Harry Potter creator/author J.K. Rowling, setting Friday, June 1st at 10 p.m. ET for the premiere of its action-packed series based on pseudonym Robert Galbraith's crime novels, C.B. Strike. The series launches with three one-hour episodes that will cover The Cuckoo's Calling, followed by four one-hour episodes […]

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Amber Heard Responds to Yates, Rowling, and Warner Bros. on Johnny Depp Statements

On Thursday, Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling issued a statement on the casting of Johnny Depp as Grindelwald, the villain featured in the upcoming sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, The Crimes of Grindelwald. Depp, who first appeared as Grindelwald at the end of Fantastic Beasts, was the subject of domestic abuse […]

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J.K. Rowling's Cormoran Strike BBC Series Gets Nod For Third Series

Even before it's arrived in North America by way of HBO, Strike, the BBC series based on author J.K. Rowling's series of books following the adventures of private investigator Cormoran Strike has been given the go-ahead for a third series. HBO has signed on for the North American broadcast sometime later in 2017, however the […]

J.K. Rowling's Pottermore Offers Fans Immersive Virtual Hogwarts Experience

If you're a fan of author J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter universe, then you should know about the importance of today's date. September 1st is the "19 years later" day in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows when Harry and Ginny Weasley joined their son Albus Severus Potter on Platform 9-3/4 as he sets off to […]

'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child' Conjures-Up It's Broadway Cast

Looks like Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will be engaging in a bit of a "student exchange program" in 2018, as seven lead actors from the play's West End production are set to reprise their roles on Broadway when previews begin at the newly-renovated Lyric Theatre next March for a April 22, 2018 premiere. Jamie Parker […]

J.K. Rowling Has Finished The Script For Fantastic Beasts 2

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was kind of an odd movie. It made $814 million at the worldwide box office, but it doesn't feel like anyone is really talking about it that much. There was the announcement that Jude Law will be playing young Dumbledore, but aside from that, we haven't heard that much […]

J. K. Rowling Says The Trumps Would Not Be Slytherin

With Donald Trump winning the White House, his sons Eric Trump and Donald Turmp Jr. and his son-in-law Jared Kushner, have gotten a certain amount of fame. Well, earlier today Oliver Willis, senior writer at Shareblue, posted the following Tweet linking the three to the Hogwarts house Slytherin from the Harry Potter universe. Slytherin Alumni […]

North London Bookshop Wades Into Battle Between Rowling and Morgan

Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling has been going at it with Piers Morgan since his appearance on Real Time with Bill Maher when comedian Jim Jeffries told Morgan to "F -off" when Morgan claimed the travel ban was not a Muslim ban. Rowling tweeted: Yes, watching Piers Morgan being told to fuck off on […]

Harry Potter Novels Come To Life In Ontario Town

Goderich, Ontario, known as Canada's prettiest town, will be transformed into the Wizarding World of Harry Potter this October for a special festival to raise money to improve the town. The event will take place form October 13th – 15th and is dedicated to the die-hard fans of the Boy Who Lived. Some of the […]

Newt Scamander Won't Be The Main Character Of All The Fantastic Beasts Films

There are some spoilers for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them below, so be mindful! Newt Scamander struck me as a strange character to hang a franchise on in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Not because I disliked him, but more because he obviously enjoys being alone or with his animals, having a fair […]

Dumbledore's Sexuality Might Be Explored In Future Fantastic Beasts Sequels

It's not a new revelation that Albus Dumbledore might be gay. J.K. Rowling has quite famously said in the past that she thinks of the character in that light, and that his biggest love was Gellert Grindelwald. As we have found out very recently too, Johnny Depp will be playing Grindelwald and a younger version of […]