J.K. Rowling has cast another spell, this time helping a young fan in a battle against the "dementors" of depression. On Sunday night, an 18-year-old fan from Brazil named Marina who uses the Twitter handle "pale emo nerd" sent outShow More Summary
You never could trust that Ron Weasley to stick around. Harry Potter's best friend was known to get jealous and even walk out when the going got tough... but then he did always come back in the end. J.K. Rowling's novels closed withShow More Summary
JK Rowling is an active tweeter, and Mashable points out this heartwarming Monday morning exchange between the Harry Potter author and a fan: Twitter user "pale emo nerd" tweeted, "@jk_rowling could you please teach me how to scare the dementors that have been living under my bed? i'm tired of...
The Harry Potter author has proved once again to be all about her fans.
J.K. Rowling is a busy genius and yet, in further proof of her greatness, she routinely takes the time to talk with fans on Twitter. One fan tweeted at Rowling on February 8, citing a problem with Dementors. https://twitter.com/mtrssmustdie/status/696603235247849472 In...Show More Summary
LONDON — No matter how busy J.K. Rowling might be, she often finds some time to interact with her fans on Twitter — especially if the fan in question is asking her for help. See also: 24 times J.K. Rowling was a total badass on Twitter On...Show More Summary
As Leaky reported earlier this year, PEN America released a press statement, saying Rowling was to be honored with the Allen Foundation Literary Service Award at the PEN America Gala this May. The PEN America website has been updated to give details on the event. There will be two honorees for the Gala–J.K. Rowling and...read more!
A series of images that has recently gone viral appears to show author J. K. Rowling explaining why there is no sex ed at Hogwarts. The screenshot tweets appear to show Rowling explaining that wizards are actually rather conservative, and that wizarding students, ‘like all teenagers,’ eventually figure it out on their own. Show More Summary
A complex conjuration that chases away soul-sucking Dementors is the world's favorite Harry Potter spell. "Expecto Patronum" topped a list of magical incantations performed by author J.K. Rowling's fictional boy wizard and his pals. The...Show More Summary
Four original illustrations based on J.K. Rowling's description of the schools.
J.K. Rowling spent years building up the relationship between Ron and Hermione. From early on, readers knew the couple would end up together, but as time passes, more and more doubt arises over the magical couple. At the mini Harry Potter...Show More Summary
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is embroiled in a controversy. Pottermore, her official website for all things Harry Potter, made a big announcement over the weekend, telling the world that there are wizarding schools in the United States, Japan and Africa: Although Africa has a number of smaller wizarding schools (for advice on locating these, […]
To the delight of Harry Potter fans all over, Warner Bros. recently dropped a behind-the-scenes featurette for the forthcoming "Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them," which is based on the J.K. Rowling novel of the same name.
A Reddit contributor decoded J.K. Rowling's currency from the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, which points out just how poor the Weasleys were.
Today we honor and celebrate Warwick Davis’s birthday! This Harry Potter actor who played goblins and charms professors and choir directors throughout the Harry Potter films turns 46 today. In honor of his birthday, J.K. Rowling retweeted a picture that show a montage of Davis’s film roles over the years! Happy Birthday to @WarwickADavis! Star...read more!
Warner Bros. and J.K. Rowling have licensed chibi illustrations of the "Harry Potter" characters for a line of merchandise in Japan.
Eddie Redmayne plays Newt Scamander in Warner Bros. Pictures’ Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. He, director David Yates and key members of the cast give us a look at this unique new film – written by J.K. Rowling. Check it out after the jump. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them opens in November. Show More Summary
This Harry Potter spinoff, scripted by J.K. Rowling herself, will hit theaters on Nov. 18.
In September, J.K. Rowling's website Pottermore was relaunched, but missing its coveted Sorting Hat quiz. This left many fans confused and afraid. Did it mean they no longer belonged to their respective houses? What if they were waiting...Show More Summary
A few days ago, JK Rowling announced a whole new range of magic schools that exist in the Harry Potter universe. Which is good timing, because Blizzard artist Even Amundsen—whose work we’ve featured here before —has for a while now had an idea for a new school of his own. Read more...