LONDON — It's surely only a matter of time before Donald Trump goes on a wild, 5am Twitter rant about J.K. Rowling. The Harry Potter author has been aiming a steady campaign of social media-based ribbing at the President-elect for a while now — and in the last week her volume of Trump-based burns have really peaked. SEE ALSO: J.K. Show More Summary
“Before we begin our banquet, I would like to say a few words. And here they are: Nitwit! Blubber! Oddment! Tweak!” J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Whether it’s Dickens struggling to find the perfect character name or Rachel Maddow working to introduce the word “kerfuffle” into our political discourse, a love […]
One of Deutsche Bank's top sales executives is leaving. Jonny Potter, who had been global head of equity sales, is on his way out at the bank, according to people familiar with the situation. He was named to his current role in lateShow More Summary
Despite what she claims was a terrible audition, Natalie Tena landed the role of Nymphadora Tonks and embraced the unique traits of the quirky metamorphagus. Tena admits that she had never even read the Harry Potter books when she first tried out for the role of Tonks, so she had no clue what the hype...read more!
If you’re going to open up a new restaurant in Brooklyn, you’re going to have to go the extra mile to stand out. Pasta Wiz, which apparated onto 1st street a few days ago, is doing just that with a lightly Harry Potter-inspired theme they’re hoping will cast accio on passersby (and Yelpers). Show More Summary
Matt Lewis recently attended a Q&A session hosted by Into Film at the Pudsey Grangefield School in Leeds to speak about the film industry. As our favorite underdog turned hero, Neville Longbottom, in the Harry Potter series, Lewis knows a thing or two about succeeding against all odds. This personal experience as an actor gave...read more!
Bonnie Wright, better known to Harry Potter fans as, their favorite Mrs. Potter, Ginny Weasley, will be a guest at FanX2017, the Salt Lake City, Utah Comic Con, March 17-18. Wright has stayed extremely busy since she was seen in the final frames of the epilogue of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in...read more!
Most of us grew up watching Disney’s animated classics. We all had our favorites. We fell in love with the story or the setting or the characters. And before we ever heard of Harry Potter’s Hermione Granger, Emma Watson fell in love with Belle. In another ingenious marketing move, Disney released video of Watson expounding on her childhood love...read more!
Jason Isaacs is most well known in the Harry Potter fandom for his chilling portrayal of the pureblood patriarch, Lucius Malfoy. He played Malfoy over the course of five films, seeing the character through highs and lows, a power player and a pariah. In Chamber of Secrets, his disgust for muggles and muggle-friendly wizarding families, particularly the...read more!
Remembering ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Die Hard’ Star Alan Rickman One of the many high-profile losses of 2016, English actor Alan Rickman’s Jan. 14 death shocked and saddened fans, especially those of the beloved movie adaptations of the J. K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” series, in...
My Name is Emily, the debut-feature written and directed by Simon Fitzmaurice and starring Harry Potter’s Evanna Lynch, is a ‘life-affirming’ story which just revealed a new trailer for its upcoming theatrical release in the U.S.! The film also stars Michael Smiley (The Lobster, Kill List) and newcomer George Webster (City of Dreamers, Blood Moon). Show More Summary
Brendan Gleeson is best known to Harry Potter fans as the imposing and eccentric auror, Mad-Eye Moody. In his latest film, Live By Night, he plays another complex character on the hunt–the hunt for those who find themselves on the wrong side of the law of the land. Gleeson is Thomas Coughlin, a Boston-Irish cop caught in...read more!
Harry Potter and the Passed Pawn Good afternoon morons and moronettes, and welcome to the Saturday Afternoon Chess/Open Thread, the only AoSHQ thread with content specifically for all of us chess nerds who pay homage in the temple o...
Avid readers generally remain steadfast in their belief that the book is always better than the movie or TV show, but this isn't to say that some adaptations can't be good. In fact, the Harry Potter film series and The Lord of the Rings trilogy are excellent. Show More Summary
Actor Alan Rickman passed away one year ago today, leaving Harry Potter fans and villain enthusiasts heartbroken around the globe. Rickman succumbed to pancreatic cancer, paving the way for a significant amount of shocking celebrity deaths in 2016. Show More Summary
(Image Link) J.K. Rowling paid far more attention to minor details while writing the Harry Potter series than most children's authors do while creating their world, because they assume kids won't even notice these missing details. From...Show More Summary
If you've ever found yourself wondering how to transform your basic cookies into magical cookies, these Harry Potter cookie cutters are for you. Etsy sellers are fulfilling every Muggle's dream with these epic designs of cookie cutters inspired by the Harry Potter series. Show More Summary
Harry Potter alum Rupert Grint stars in and executive produces Snatch, the new series for Sony's streaming network Crackle, based on the cult Guy Ritched-directed 2000 Sony movie of the same name that starred Jason Statham and Brad Pitt. ...Show More Summary
The Harry Potter prequel was Warner Bros' biggest international earner last year, breaking $800 million at the global box office. The post Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them Passes $800 Million Worldwide appeared first on CBR.com...
For the first time, scientists have captured footage of a rare sea dragon ? a creature so otherworldly it appears not even the creative mind of Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling could have dreamed it up. Meet Phyllopteryx dewysea, orShow More Summary