Britain’s bestselling novelist and two of its rock idols have mourned the country’s “disastrous” vote to leave the EU, claiming it will lead to the break up of the country. Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling, an outspoken campaigner to remain in Europe, tweeted “I...
In the video, J.K. Rowling talks about how she first came to create the character Newt Scamander.
Donald Trump, J.K. Rowling, Cher, and more react to Britains departure from the European Union.
J.K. Rowling just rolled out new Fantastic Beasts footage, which spends most of its time introducing us to our new protagonist, Newt Scamander. But hidden inside was a single dialogue exchange that paints a dreary picture of the wizarding community in America. We're not at Hogwarts anymore, muggles. Produced by ... More »
A new featurette for the upcoming film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them highlights the story’s hero Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne). The featurette includes an interview with author J.K. Rowling about the creation of the character and the Harry Potter spinoff. The film will be released on November 18, 2016. Help Laughing Squid grow with a […]
J. K. Rowling has never "wanted magic more."
For better or for worse, history was made when nearly 52 percent of residents in the UK cast a vote in favor of leaving the European Union. The "Brexit" has elicited a wide range of responses from folks all over the world. Many celebrities—like Lindsay Lohan—were vocal about encouraging their fans and followers to vote to leave or remain. Show More Summary
The results from the British referendum are in, and it looks like the country will leaving the EU, following the advice of Boris Johnson, “a man with both the look and economic insight of Bam Bam from ‘The Flintstones.” Judging from Twitter, most celebrities were upset about the final results, though some, like (GASP) pro-Brexit Piers Morgan […]
So, the UK has decided with a vote to separate itself from the European Union, and British progressives are definitely not happy about that. The results of the Brexit vote have shocked the world, but UK citizens are definitely feeling this hit the hardest, including Harry Potter author J.K. Show More Summary
In November, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them kicks off a whole new adventure in the world of Harry Potter, but the franchise will have to find its footing without such familiar faces this time around. So, J.K. Rowling has provided a bit of an explanation of who Newt Scamander is that goes just a bit deeper than "textbook author."
Britain has chosen to leave the European Union, and many celebrities aren't pleased. J.K. Rowling, James Corden, Lily Allen, Hugh Laurie, and more took to Twitter early Friday morning to express their disappointment. Meanwhile, Brexit...Show More Summary
We're honestly still in shock. On Friday, it was announced that the people of the United Kingdom decided to "Brexit" (AKA a British exit) from the European Union. As a result of this vote, Prime Minister David Cameron resigned and the British pound dropped to its lowest value since 1985. Oh man. This historic news obviously sparked [...]
'I don’t think I’ve ever wanted magic more'
J.K. Rowling wishes she could conjure up a spell to keep the United Kingdom inside the European Union. The "Harry Potter" author tweeted how sad she felt after it emerged a majority of voters had opted "leave" over "remain" in the country's EU referendum. I don't think I've ever wanted magic more. Show More Summary
The setting of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them might look familiar to viewers that have seen the eight Harry Potter films in the past, but the Harry Potter prequel takes place in an environment several miles away from Hogwarts. Show More Summary
J.K. Rowling introduces a new hero
When it comes to spinning tales, there is no one greater than JK Rowling, and her forthcoming film “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” just unveiled a new preview spot. The just-released featurette introduces Newt Scamander, played by Eddie Redmayne, a former Hogwarts Hufflepuff who has seen the world as a magizoologist. Show More Summary
In some ways, the setting of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them should seem familiar. We’ve already spent eight movies in that universe, after all. But this prequel unfolds 70 years and an ocean away from Harry Potter. And as aShow More Summary
While the story of Harry Potter may be over, minus a stage play or two, that doesn't mean that J.K. Rowling is done giving us movies in the Wizarding World. Check out some new clips as the screenwriter takes a closer look at the lead character of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find...
The Harry Potter author lays out exactly where Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them fits into the Wizarding World we already know and love! Read the full article on AICN Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. I recently talked a little bit about the audience confusion surrounding Rogue One. Show More Summary