Harry Potter may have hung up his horcruxes with Deathly Hallows, but Hollywood isn’t done with the wizarding world. Monday marked the start of filming on Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, a prequel written by Potter creator J.K. Rowling herself. »
When Harry Potter defeated Lord Voldemort, we thought that was it. We were wrong. By now you probably know J.K. Rowling has penned a new Potter-universe film called Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. And the latest addition to the cast is the new big-screen version of The Flash, Ezra Miller. »
What if Hogwarts only had students 18 and over? And there was a lot more sex? Then you might get something like Magic University, the series written by erotic SF mastermind Cecilia Tan. And now, a new anthology of short fiction provides the perfect way to discover this world for yourself.
JK Rowling has always been outspoken about her politics on Twitter. The Harry Potter author is a vocal supporter of Britain’s Labour Party, and she donated nearly a million pounds to the “No Campaign,” which fought to keep Scotland from becoming an independent nation.
It's not a biography, it's a bibliography, but a new book about J.K. Rowling is so detailed the author herself calls it "slavishly thorough and somewhat mind-boggling." The reference volume aims to be the definitive publishing history of the Harry Potter series. »
Just how carefully did J.K. Rowling plot out her Harry Potter novels? Incredibly carefully, it turns out. Behold a chapter-by-chapter spreadsheet of Order of the Phoenix, covering the prophecy, Ginny and Cho, Snape, and a bunch of other stuff. »
In a tweet response that really should surprise no one, Harry Potter author JK Rowling has officially confirmed that yes, there were indeed lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students at Hogwarts. In fact, the only group she didn't imagine existing at the wizarding academy were Wiccans. Sorry, neopagans! »
The Harry Potter books are packed with heartbreaking deaths. Friends, family members, and mentors all march off to the literary guillotine over the course of the series. There is one character, however, that author J.K. Rowling regrets killing—and it's a bit of a surprise. »
J.K. Rowling just dropped a huge holiday gift to her fans. The writer is about to put out 12 additional Harry Potter stories this month! »
Your first Halloween treat has arrived: J.K. Rowling has released a brand new short story all about the character you love to hate, Dolores Umbridge. »
A new book collects some of the most breathtaking concept art we've seen in ages of dragons and other magnificent creatures, from the Harry Potter movies. And we're lucky enough to bring you an exclusive sneak peek. »
Harry Potter's British publisher decided to re-issue the books with new covers, choosing Jonny Duddle from four finalists. As each of his new covers are revealed, Duddle gets a deluge of comments on Twitter, some supportive and others complaining. But he waves off the biggest complaint with some logic. »
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has released another story centered around the singing sensation of Hogwarts and all other magical Potter-world regions. Behold the backstory on singing sorceress Celestina Warbeck. »
Earlier this month, Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling released a short piece of prose that offered a quick look at Harry Potter and his Hogwarts classmates as adults. The response indicated that fans are still hungry for stories of the wizarding world—and perhaps it's time for someone other than Rowling to give it… »
J.K. Rowling gave us a brief epilogue about Harry Potter's adult life at the end of The Deathly Hallows, but now, for the first time since that final book, Rowling has written a story that features Harry not as a teen wizarding student, but a 34-year-old Auror. »
Visitors at the brand-new Diagon Alley in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park got to see creatures from the next Potter spinoff movie in the fake flesh. Behold a Crumple Horned Snorkack, a Kneazle and a Demiguise from the next Potter film, Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them. »