• JK Rowling defends Johnny Depp casting
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    Sam Ashurst

    JK Rowling defends Johnny Depp casting

    Harry Potter author breaks her silence...

  • Wands at the ready: first teaser image and release date for Fantastic Beasts 2
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    Ben Bussey

    Wands at the ready: first teaser image and release date for Fantastic Beasts 2

    The second film in JK Rowling and David Yates' Harry Potter prequel series due to arrive 16 November 2018.

  • Harry Potter prequel, hand-written by JK Rowling, stolen in burglary
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    Ben Bussey

    Harry Potter prequel, hand-written by JK Rowling, stolen in burglary

    Short story written on two sides of A5 card was sold at auction for £25,000 in 2008.

  • Daniel Radcliffe would ‘think about’ playing Harry Potter in a Cursed Child film
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    Gregory Wakeman

    Daniel Radcliffe would ‘think about’ playing Harry Potter in a Cursed Child film

    Daniel Radcliffe has admitted that if ‘Harry Potter And The Cursed Child’ is eventually adapted into a movie then he would “think about” returning to the wizarding role that made him a household name. It has been heavily speculated that ‘Harry Potter And The Cursed Child’ will be adapted for the big-screen sooner rather than later, especially after ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’s’ $810 million box office haul. During his chat on Good Morning Britain, via Metro, on Wednesday morning Daniel Radcliffe admitted that he really doesn’t know if the speculation regarding a cinematic version of the play are true, but he did confirm he’d be interested in returning if they were.

  • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child won’t be getting a movie after all
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    Ryan Leston

    Harry Potter and the Cursed Child won’t be getting a movie after all

    Nope, this won’t be happening – Credit: Warner Bros. J.K. Rowling has shut down those ‘Cursed Child’ rumours. After rumours began to circulate that ‘The Cursed Child’ was getting the big screen treatment, ‘Harry Potter’ fans everywhere began to rejoice.

  • Fantastic Beasts earns $500 million worldwide
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    Ryan Leston

    Fantastic Beasts earns $500 million worldwide

    ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ has earned $00 million… so far. The recent ‘Harry Potter’ spin-off has just crossed a rather impressive milestone, managing to make $500 million worldwide following in just two weeks.

  • Fantastic Beasts plot hole will apparently ‘become clear’
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    Ryan Leston

    Fantastic Beasts plot hole will apparently ‘become clear’

    Don’t panic – JK Rowling has a plan for ‘Fantastic Beasts’.

  • JK Rowling reveals Fantastic Beasts tidbits in Twitter Q&A
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    Ben Bussey

    JK Rowling reveals Fantastic Beasts tidbits in Twitter Q&A

    Now that ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ has finally landed in cinemas with a splash (though a somewhat modest splash by Harry Potter-verse standards), writer JK Rowling has naturally had no shortage of questions from fans about this new era of her magical world. Very mild spoilers for ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ coming up.

  • Fantastic Beasts star Ezra Miller on how Harry Potter helped him cope with bullying
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    Ben Skipper

    Fantastic Beasts star Ezra Miller on how Harry Potter helped him cope with bullying

    Not many members of the cast of ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’ grew up with JK Rowling’s ‘Harry Potter’ series, but Ezra Miller did. “It was a bit of a sad time in my life but you do what you have to do to get through times that are hard, and to have a resource like these stories, that remind you of what’s good in the world and in yourself.

  • JK Rowling Visits Fantastic Beasts Set In New Behind The Scenes Video
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    Tom Butler

    JK Rowling Visits Fantastic Beasts Set In New Behind The Scenes Video

    A new video from behind the scenes of ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’ has been released by Pottermore, the online hub for all things ‘Harry Potter’ and JK Rowling’s Wizarding World. Watch the full video here. “It’s incredibly exciting,” says director David Yates, “We’re working directly with JK [Rowling].

  • Harry Potter: We've All Been Pronouncing Voldemort Wrong
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    ben-arnold

    Harry Potter: We've All Been Pronouncing Voldemort Wrong

    JK Rowling has said that she’s probably alone in pronouncing the name of supreme evil-doer Voldemort the way she first intended it. The writer took to Twitter yesterday, commenting on a tweet by a fan. - Terry Gilliam ‘is not dead’ - Amazing behind-the-scenes shots - Transformers 5 plot revealed American ‘Christian, writer, reader, nature lover’ Michael Lucero wrote: “One piece of Harry Potter trivia I always forget to mention: the “t” is silent in Voldemort, according to @jk_rowling.” Rowling picked up on the remark, and indeed, this is the case. Back in 2009, Rowling, while accepting the Legion d’honneur from President Francois Sarkozy, apologised for the name - which is translated as ‘flight of death’ in French.