Latest Harry Potter News

David Yates To Direct 'Harry Potter' Spin Off 'Fantastic Beasts'

By Ed Biggs | 22nd August 2014

Director David Yates is to reconnect with the world of Harry Potter as news was announced that he is to direct Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, according to Variety. The project is the...

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Daniel Radcliffe Speaks About His Feelings Towards Harry Potter

By Ed Biggs | 20th August 2014

Daniel Radcliffe has spoken about his relationship with Harry Potter, the character that propelled him to stardom. The 25 year old spoke at a Q&A session at the Apple Store in London ahead of his...

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Jk Rowling Releases Short Piece About Minor Harry Potter Character

By Ed Biggs | 18th August 2014

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has penned a short story about one of the series’ very minor characters. Celestina Warbeck, who is referenced as “the singing sorceress” when her name is fleetingly mentioned throughout the...

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Dave Legeno, Harry Potter Actor, Found Dead In California's Death Valley

By Michael West | 12th July 2014

Dave Legeno, the British actor who played Fenrir Greyback in three Harry Potter movies, has been found dead in a remote part of California's Death Valley. The mixed martial arts fighter was found by hikers...

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5 Reasons Why A New Harry Potter Film Is Unlikely

By Elinor Cosgrave | 10th July 2014

J.K. Rowling really stirred up the cauldron of excitement when she published a new Harry Potter story on Tuesday (8th July) and caused fans to speculate over whether there would be a new film.J.K. Rowling's...

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16 Years After Voldemort's Defeat, J.k. Rowling Reveals What Harry Potter Is Like Aged 34

By Elinor Cosgrave | 8th July 2014

J.K. Rowling has released a short 1500 word story on Pottermore detailing the lives of Harry Potter and the rest of the Hogwarts gang 16 years after they defeated Lord Voldemort and the Death Eaters....

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'Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them' To Be Filmed In The U.k

By Jack de Aguilar | 7th July 2014

Like all 8 Harry Potter movies – the biggest British film franchise of all time – the upcoming spin-off, ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’, will be filmed in the U.K.JK Rowling's Fantastic Beasts...

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Fame And Potential Failure Saw Daniel Radcliffe Turn To Alcohol Then Quit

By Jack de Aguilar | 17th June 2014

Daniel Radcliffe has revealed that he stopped drinking alcohol in 2010 because “it was not making me as happy as I wanted it to" in the Comments First section in The Mirror.Daniel Radcliffe - The...

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Which Character Did Rik Mayall Play In Harry Potter? (Before He Was Cut)

By Michael West | 11th June 2014

Rik Mayall - the legendary British comedian who died expectantly aged 56 this week - filmed scenes for Harry Potter & The Philosopher's Stone but was cut from the final version. In an interview that's...

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Where Are The 'Harry Potter' Stars Now?

By Sophie Miskiw | 3rd April 2014

News that Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is to be made into a film trilogy may be the best thing we’ve ever heard. The Harry Potter spin-off will be written by J.K. Rowling...

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The Potter Magic Won't Stop - J.k Rowling Penning Spin-off Film Trilogy

By Jack de Aguilar | 31st March 2014

It has been announced that J.K Rowling’s Harry Potter spin-off, the 2001 wizard textbook "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them", will become a film trilogy as the now-legendary author teams up with Warner Bros....

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Jk Rowling's Harry Potter Spin-off To Be Made Into Film Trilogy

By Nick Hill | 31st March 2014

JK Rowling's new Harry Potter spin-off, 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,' will be made into a film trilogy.The book, which was originally published in 2001 (between the fourth and fifth addition), was originally...

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Harry Potter Fans Get Quidditch World Cup History Essay, Penned By J.k Rowling

By Jack de Aguilar | 15th March 2014

Even years after the last Harry Potter book was released, fans of the franchise are still living off the scraps that fan fiction and the subsequent movies have provided. J.K Rowling’s latest offering, though, is...

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Shrek World? Hunger Games Land? The Rise Of Movie Themed Parks

By Sophie Miskiw | 27th February 2014

Who isn’t obscenely excited about the news that DreamWorks Animation is due to team up with the chaps behind the London Eye ferris wheel to create a Shrek themed attraction park on London’s South Bank?...

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Turns Out Harry Potter Supports Scottish Rugby, Hates Cricket

By Michael West | 24th February 2014

In a new story, JK Rowling has revealed that the wizards in the Harry Potter universe are pretty big on Scottish rugby. Writing on her Pottermore website, Rowling said: "it is considered infra dig for...

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Could Terry Gilliam Have Directed Harry Potter?

By Stephanie Chase | 7th February 2014

Fourteen years ago the question of which director would be responsible for bringing the 'Harry Potter' franchise to the big screen was one of the most debated film topics. Chris Columbus got the job, but...

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Vote: Should The Harry Potter Story Have Ended With A Hermione And Harry Marriage?

By Jack de Aguilar | 2nd February 2014

With the Harry Potter books/films all sewn up, J.K Rowling has been indulging in some other projects. Thoughts, though, often wander towards her seminal work, and her decision to see Harry off with Ginny, and...

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The Nation's Favourite Children's Book? Why It's Harry Potter, Of Course

By Jack de Aguilar | 26th November 2013

Later Harry Potter novels have darker themes, death and violence, but the earlier books are a veritable play pit of magic, cuddly characters, butterbear and escapism. And that’s why the first in the series, The...

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Daniel Radcliffe Positive He Can Put Harry Potter Behind Him And Find Own Success

By Joe Wilde | 3rd October 2013

Daniel Radcliffe will forever be associated with Harry Potter, that's a given and something he is more than aware of, but he by no means wants to sit back and rely on his HP fame...

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Harry Potter Spinoff Movie Could Be On It's Way, Says Warner Bros. Chiefs

By Joe Wilde | 1st October 2013

Did someone say Harry Potter spin-off? Surely that's too good to be true! Well apparently not, because the word on the street is that Warner Bros. are working alongside J.K. Rowling in order to bring...

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Exactly How Many Harry Potter Spin Offs Are There Going To Be!?

By Jack de Aguilar | 30th September 2013

We get the idea: when you’ve got one of the highest grossing movies of all time under your control, it would be foolish not to milk it a bit. But with Warner Bros. trademarking yet...

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Jk Rowling New 'Harry Potter' Film Series Announced By Warner Bros

By Nick Hill | 12th September 2013

J.K Rowling and Warner Bros are extending their successful relationship by announcing a new film series inspired by her Harry Potter franchise that will be based on the Hogwarts textbook 'Fantastic Beasts and Were To...

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Can 'Artemis Fowl' Replicate Harry Potter's Success?

By Jack de Aguilar | 1st August 2013

Artemis Fowl has been called ‘the new Harry Potter’ plenty of times by the critics, and to be fair, the similarities are there. Both franchises hold their roots in novels – Potter’s seven to Fowl’s...

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Birthday Refreshments For 'Harry Potter' - But They're New Book Covers

By Jack de Aguilar | 1st August 2013

In Harry Potter world, the boy with the scar on his face is very much a man. In fact, he’s 33 now; his kids are probably starting Hogwarts and the Potters are sitting at home,...

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Remember 'Knightmare'? Of Course You Do - And It's Back!

By Jack de Aguilar | 24th July 2013

You can successfully date a person by what childrens’ TV they enjoyed. Fans of Aquila are generally 24-years-old now, Demon Head Master? Around 26. Anyone who really enjoyed Knighthood; they’re approaching their 32th birthday,...

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J.k. Rowling's 'Anger' At Law Firm Over Robert Galbraith: The Cuckoo's Calling Leak

By Elinor Cosgrave | 19th July 2013

J.K. Rowling was revealed as the woman behind pseudonym 'Robert Galbraith', the author of The Cuckoo's Calling, by a law firm leak. Despite Russells Solicitors' apology, Rowling is "disappointed" and "angry" that her trust was...

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Stephen King On J.k. Rowling's Pseudonym - 'What A Pleasure'

By Jack de Aguilar | 16th July 2013

J.K. Rowling was living out Stephen King’s dream when she wrote The Cuckoo's Calling as Robert Galbraith, enjoying the anonymity bestowed on her by that pseudonym. King, who wrote under the name Richard Bachman, praised...

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Jk Rowling's 'The Cuckoo's Calling' And Other Famous Authors Who Suffered Publisher's Rejection

By Elinor Cosgrave | 15th July 2013

J.K. Rowling's latest work, The Cuckoo's Calling, was turned down by at least one publisher. Yesterday (Sunday 14th July), Kate Mills of Orion publishing house admitted she had rejected the novel. This was following Rowling's...

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Hands Up, Who Rejected Jk Rowling's Secret Novel 'The Cuckoo's Calling'?

By Jack de Aguilar | 15th July 2013

As the author of the Harry Potter series – possibly the best-known book franchise in the world – it’s difficult for J.K Rowling to pen a new story without intense scrutiny being placed upon it,...

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J.k. Rowling Published 'The Cuckoo's Calling' Under A "Liberating" Pseudonym

By Elinor Cosgrave | 15th July 2013

J.K. Rowling, author of the hugely popular Harry Potter series, admitted she had published a detective novel under the pseudonym 'Robert Galbraith'. Her announcement was made on Sunday 14th July after a newspaper followed...

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