This weekend not only marks Harry Potter's birthday, but also the official opening of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the Palace Theatre in London's West End.
Ezra Miller has put more thought into being sorted into a house than many fans have realized. “It means too much to me…I respect the sorting process…I know the Sorting [Ceremony] was written by J.K. Rowling, but I still can’t risk it. What if I get Slytherin? I couldn’t live with myself. I need to...read more!
As the new play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child premiers Saturday, with publicity efforts that some are likening to George Lucas, the word is that J.K. Rowling is wearing out the Harry Potter franchise. Rowling has established and...Show More Summary
At today’s gala performance of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, J.K. Rowling took a moment to discuss with an interviewer the creation of the play and its unexpected, overwhelming success. When asked about her request to fans to “Keep the Secrets”, she said: “They’ve done me so proud. They’ve done me so proud. And...read more!
To celebrate the upcoming script for J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, we bring you a magic-inspired episode of our series, Trailer Mix. We reimagined Harry Potter and his friends heading back to Hogwarts as The Breakfast...Show More Summary
Harry Potter might be forever young in readers’ minds, but if the legendary boy wizard were real, he would turn 36 years old Sunday, July 31, which is “coincidentally” the same day as author J.K. Rowling’s birthday. This year, the British writer celebrates her (very real) 51st birthday. To...
On a delayed train journey from Manchester to King's Cross station in London, the characters Harry Potter, Ronald Weasley, and Hermione Granger came "fully formed" to the mind of a young temp named Joanne Rowling. In the six tumultuous years following, she would imagine an entire magical world of witches and wizards, assume the pen name J.K. Show More Summary
It feels as if time has stood still at Lello, a Gothic Revival style bookstore in the historic centre of Porto, whose heady "olde worlde" ambiance inspired some of the scenes for Harry Potter. It was in Portugal's second city that Potter author J. Show More Summary
Even though J.K. Rowling isn’t the author of this play, Scholastic’s midnight release of the script as a book is expected to draw thousands to stores this weekend.
As "Harry Potter" fans, we've all imagined what it would be like to attend Hogwarts, battle Voldemort, or venture down Diagon Alley. But have you ever imagined yourself as one of the characters in J.K. Rowling's beloved books? Take the quiz below to determine which witch (or wizard) you're most like in the Harry Potter universe.
There's no better way to celebrate the July 31 birthdays of J.K. Rowling and her proudest creation, Harry Potter, than by crying... right? Because over the course of Rowling's magical series, fans of the books and films were brought to tears more times than we can count. Show More Summary
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Every muggle dreams of being a wizard in Hogwarts, but how many Harry Potter trivia questions can you get right? Better yet, how many can the stars get right? With the upcoming release of J.K. Rowling's script for Harry Potter and the...Show More Summary
Harry Potter fans have yet another reason to rejoice. With the arrival of J.K Rowling's newest addition to the "Harry Potter" series — the " Harry Potter and the Cursed Child " play and accompanying book — comes another opportunity for...Show More Summary
Anyone willing to fall for such a shady website's pitch probably deserves it, but the ever-gracious J.K. Rowling took to Twitter anyway to decry the use of her image to promote a seminar called, "How To Write A Best Seller." I hate this kind of thing and I don't like my picture being used to sell it. Show More Summary
As muggles count down to Sunday's release of J.K. Rowling's script for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, it's time to get a crash course on what's happened to the boy who lived and his friends over the last eight movies. Though anyShow More Summary
Could Harry Potter fans be the key to snatching victory away from Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election in November? A new academic study suggests that reading J.K. Rowling’s best-selling novels, or watching Warner Bros.’ film adaptations, predisposes fans to be more averse to the Republican candidate’s policies and ideologies. Show More Summary
Rowling took to Twitter to publicly shame the website for using her photo for sales
LONDON — J.K. Rowling is not shy about calling people out on social media. SEE ALSO: 24 times J.K. Rowling was a total badass on Twitter In a clearly exasperated tweet, the novelist includes the link to a website featuring her image...Show More Summary
LONDON — As the July 31 release of the script to J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter play inches closer, social media excitement is quickly reaching unprecedented levels. SEE ALSO: The first 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' reviews will get...Show More Summary