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19 Years Later: Harry Potter Fans Celebrate Albus Severus' First Day At Hogwarts

As every die-hard Harry Potter fan will know, today marks the official day that the 19 Years Later epilogue of 'Deathly Hallows' was set. It's an exciting moment, given that that's where JK Rowling left...

Jk Rowling Tops Forbes' Highest-earning Authors List

With her Harry Potter universe back on the stage and the screen, JK Rowling has returned to the top of the list of the world’s top-earning authors, more than a decade after she last topped...

Robert Hardy Aka Cornelius Fudge Passes Away At Retirement Home

The 'Harry Potter' film franchise has tragically lost another major star. Robert Hardy passed away at the age of 91 this week at a retirement home in London. He's the second star of the series...

War For The Planet Of The Apes Beats Of Competition At Box Office

It was a busier weekend than usual at the box office with two monumental blockbusters going head-to-head. This weekend was dominated by 'War for the Planet of the Apes' and 'Spider-Man: Homecoming', with the former...

Is There A Jk Rowling Book Which May Never Be Published?

JK Rowling has certainly been busy, with four short stories as well as work on 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them', all coming out in the last year. However, it would seem that there...

Here's How Fans Are Enjoying The 20th Anniversary Of Harry Potter

Harry Potter fans everywhere are celebrating the 20th anniversary of the release of 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' with cool Facebook features, new releasese on Pottermore and a sweet message from JK Rowling.JK Rowling...

Jk Rowling Divides 'Harry Potter' Fans By Apologising For Killing Off Professor Snape

J.K. Rowling has divided millions of ‘Harry Potter’ fans by apologising for killing off the character of Professor Snape in the final book of the series.The Scottish author, 51, tweeted the apology on the anniversary...

Jude Law To Play Young Dumbledore In 'Fantastic Beasts' Sequels

Oscar-nominated actor Jude Law is to take on the role of the young Albus Dumbledore in the planned sequel(s) to Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them.The 44 year old star has most recently been...

'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child' Just Slayed At The 2017 Laurence Olivier Awards

The Laurence Olivier Awards were a sweeping success for JK Rowling's play 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' which won no less than nine prizes at this year's ceremony - that's seven more than the...

Why Did Ian Mckellen Decline The Invitation To Play Dumbledore?

Fans of both Harry Potter and Ian McKellen will be aggrieved to learn that the actor was actually considered for the role of Professor Dumbledore following the death of Richard Harris, but he turned it...

'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child' Matches Laurence Olivier Record With Eleven Nominations

The 2017 nominations for the West End's most prestigious prize ceremony, the Laurence Olivier Awards, have been announced and JK Rowling's 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' is soaring above them all with eleven mentions...

Bruce Springsteen's Unreleased 'Harry Potter' Song Leaks Online

A song that was written by Bruce Springsteen for 2001 movie Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone leaked online, Friday, after being included as part of a bootleg compilation.Springsteen first mentioned he had written a...

Jk Rowling Would Like Fans To Not Tag Her When Discussing Her Death

JK Rowling has responded to an internet meme about her death, by politely asking fans to please untag her when sharing it.The presumably well-meaning meme is been shared all over social media and describes how...

Jk Rowling Entertainingly Shuts Down 'Harry Potter' Book Burners

Proving herself once again to be the queen of clapbacks, J.K. Rowling has been on Twitter shutting down former fans who have been threatening to burn their Harry Potter merchandise.A number of irate Trump supporters...

Malfoys Unite! Jason Isaacs And Tom Felton Have 'Harry Potter' Reunion

Jason Isaacs and his onscreen son Tom Felton held a heart warming Harry Potter reunion over the weekend, taking in Universal Orlando's Wizarding World theme park.The two actors, who played villainous father-and-son Lucis and Draco...

Are There Plans For A Three-part 'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child' Movie Series?

Rumours of a prospective movie series bringing the recent Harry Potter play ‘The Cursed Child’ to the big screen have been reignited, with an entertainment journalist claiming that Warner Bros. is in discussions with the...

J.k. Rowling Writes Through The Pain

J.K. Rowling put her work over her own health on Thursday (19.01.17) when she spent an hour lying on the floor typing out her new story idea, despite having a bad back.The 'Harry Potter' writer...

Evanna Lynch Taking A Break From Harry Potter Conventions

The 25-year-old shot to fame portraying Luna Lovegood in the boy wizard franchise's final four films, starting with 2007's Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, and she has revelled in meeting...

Harry Potter Star Clemence Poesy Becomes A Mother

The 34-year-old's happy news was revealed by actor Omar Sy, who stars alongside her in new movie Demain Tout Commence (Two Is a Family), in an interview with French radio network Europe 1. Her...

Robin Williams Turned Down For Harry Potter

Robin Williams was turned down for a role in 'Harry Potter' because he wasn't British.The late Hollywood actor - who committed suicide in August 2014 aged 63 - was reportedly desperate to portray the role...

Fantastic Beasts Still Found At The Top Of U.k. Box Office

The magical caper, which stars Eddie Redmayne as magizoologist Newt Scamander, was by far Britain's most popular movie last weekend (25-27Nov16), earning $11.11 million (£8.89 million). The bumper second weekend means...

J.k. Rowling Sends Harry Potter Books To Young Girl Living In Syria

Seven-year-old Bana has been watching the Harry Potter films to distract her from the bombings and fighting, which is occurring in her hometown of Aleppo. After watching the film earlier this week...

Coldplay To Release Ep In 2017

Coldplay are to release new music in 2017.The 'Everglow' hitmakers - made up of Chris Martin, Jonny Buckland, Guy Berryman and Will Champion - have confirmed they are working on new tunes at the moment...

Ezra Miller: Harry Potter Helped Me 'Escape' The School Bullies

Ezra Miller says the 'Harry Potter' series helped him escape his school bullies.The 24-year-old actor - who stars as Credence - in the new Harry Potter spin-off film 'Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them'...

Hogwarts Filming Location Catches Fire

Emergency services were called to Christ Church Hall at Oxford University in England after a hot plate sparked a blaze, which took firefighters an hour to extinguish, reports Entertainment Weekly. According to...

Jk Rowling Defends Johnny Depp's Inclusion In 'Fantastic Beasts'

‘Harry Potter’ author JK Rowling has defended the decision to cast Johnny Depp in the forthcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them prequel.53 year old Depp, who faced domestic abuse allegations in his acrimonious...

J.k. Rowling Refuses To Let Trump Trolls Off Lightly

The Harry Potter writer was among the stars hoping for a Democratic victory at the polls on Tuesday (08Nov16), and was left disappointed after Clinton's controversial Republican rival Donald Trump was declared the...

Johnny Depp Set For Role In 'Fantastic Beasts' Sequel

With just under a month to go until Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them hits cinemas, there’s been a huge casting announcement made about the scheduled sequel, with Johnny Depp set to take a...

Willy Wonka Reboot In Development

Warner Bros. bosses have acquired the film rights to the classic Roald Dahl character and have recruited Heyman to develop a new take on Wonka. According to Variety.com, he will produce the...

Jk Rowling Reveals Plans For Four More 'Fantastic Beasts...' Movies

At a special event previewing the imminent release of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, JK Rowling has revealed plans for at least four more films in the Harry Potter spin-off franchise.Speaking at Cineworld’s...

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