Johnny Depp Officially Out As Grindelwald For Future ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Installments

The cinematic continuation of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter extended universe — the Fantastic Beasts film series — received a major shake-up on Friday. As announced on his own Instagram account, actor Johnny Depp, who portrayed the dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald in the first two installments of the series, has officially made his exit from the […]

Hagrid Actor Robbie Coltrane Defends J.K. Rowling Despite The Author Being Accused Of Transphobia

According to Pink News, Robbie Coltrane, who played Rubeus Hagrid in the Harry Potter films, said that he stood by J.K. Rowling following the announcement of her new novel, which caused the bestselling author to be accused of transphobia. In the plot of Rowling’s new book, Troubled Blood, a male serial killer dresses as a […]

‘Fantastic Beasts’ Star Eddie Redmayne Speaks Out Against J.K. Rowling’s Trans Statements

One day after Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe decried remarks made by series creator J.K. Rowling that some are calling transphobic, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them actor Eddie Redmayne has similarly spoken out against the author’s comments. As shared previously by The Inquisitr, Rowling ignited a firestorm on social media this week by […]

John Legend Cuddles With His Daughter Luna In A New Adorable Photo

On Saturday, June 6, Chrissy Teigen took to Instagram to share an adorable photo of her husband, John Legend, cuddled up on the couch with their almost-4-year-old daughter, Luna. The pair were enjoying a laid back and relaxing Saturday morning watching a Harry Potter movie. The pair looked as if they had only just woken […]

J.K. Rowling Announces New Book ‘The Ickabog,’ Reveals It Will Be Published Online For Free

J.K. Rowling has announced that she will be releasing her new book, The Ickabog, on Tuesday, May 26, per BBC. The Ickabog marks the author’s return to the world of fantasy and is the author’s first children’s book since she finished the Harry Potter series. While speculation is unavoidable as to whether her latest title […]

Daniel Radcliffe Says He Felt ‘Super Weird’ After Hearing Rupert Grint’s Baby News

During an appearance on Watch What Happens Live Monday, Daniel Radcliffe revealed to host Andy Cohen his reaction over finding out that his Harry Potter co-star, Rupert Grint, had become a father, per E! Online. Grint’s girlfriend, Georgia Groome, welcomed a baby girl earlier in May, releasing a statement confirming the news and requesting privacy. […]

Rupert Grint & Girlfriend Welcome Baby Girl, Ask For Privacy As They Settle In As A Family

Rupert Grint is a new father. The Harry Potter star confirmed that his girlfriend Georgia Groome had given birth to a baby girl on Thursday, the Daily Star reports. In the statement, the couple asked for privacy as they begin their new lives as parents. There was no mention of the child’s name. “Rupert Grint […]

Daniel Radcliffe Reads ‘Harry Potter & The Sorcerer’s Stone’ In New Audio Series

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe is one of several celebrities who will lend their voices to a special series of videos and audio recordings titled Harry Potter at Home. The first session of the series will include Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone. The Harry Potter at Home series, as stated by The Inquisitr, is […]

‘The Masked Singer’ Spoilers: Could Astronaut Be Hunter Hayes?

On Wednesday night, The Masked Singer introduced viewers to six more contestants — Night Angel, Bear, Rhino, Astronaut, T-Rex, and Swan — which had viewers trying to guess who could be underneath the crazy costumes. One masked celebrity who stood out was Astronaut, who appears to be a male who sounds like they sing professionally. […]

Daniel Radcliffe Says He Likely Won’t Play Harry Potter Again, But Is Open To Other Franchises

Daniel Radcliffe has made a number of unusual role choices in the aftermath of his run as Harry Potter, the franchise role that jettisoned him to fame. The actor has starred in movies with crazy premises like Horns or Swiss Army Man and seemed to shy away from roles that are similar to the famous […]

Emma Watson And Tom Felton Had ‘A Spark,’ According To Their ‘Harry Potter’ Co-star Rupert Grint

Rupert Grint reacted to rumors that Emma Watson and Tom Felton are dating by saying that he observed a “spark” between his Harry Potter co-stars. Rupert spilled the details about Emma and Tom’s possible feelings for each other during an interview with Entertainment Tonight. Emma and Tom played mortal enemies in the Harry Potter movies […]

‘Harry Potter’s’ Emma Watson Gives Single Life A New Name: ‘I Call It Being Self-Partnered’

Emma Watson is giving the single life a new name. The Harry Potter actress opened up to British Vogue about the pressures of turning 30 in the entertainment industry, and she told the magazine that instead of calling herself single, she thinks of herself as “self-partnered.” Watson shot to fame as Hermoine Granger in the […]

Researchers That Created A Real-Life Invisibility Cloak Are Worried About How It Will Be Used

Every Harry Potter fan remembers how cool his invisibility cloak was. When slipped over his head, Harry could roam through Hogwarts at night without being seen. Many readers may have wished they had their own invisibility cloak. Now, researchers have found a way to create a real life invisibility cloak using light bending material. This […]

Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson & Rupert Grint Could Reprise ‘Harry Potter’ Roles In New Warner Brothers Film

The three stars of the original eight Harry Potter movies — Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint — could be coming back to the franchise to reprise their roles, only this time as adults, if Warner Brothers gets its way. As Inside the Magic reports, the studio is hoping to produce a film version […]

‘Harry Potter’ Books Banned From Tennessee School Library For Fear They’ll Conjure Evil Spirits

A Tennessee school has banned the Harry Potter books from the school library because officials fear that students reading them will recite the spells and conjure demons, The Tennessean reports. The immensely-popular series of books from author J.K. Rowling are not welcome inside the walls of St. Edward Catholic School in Nashville. In an email […]

‘Harry Potter’ Fans Are Convinced Emma Watson Is Dating Former Co-Star Tom Felton

Emma Watson and Tom Felton, who played Hermione Granger and Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter series respectively, have been friends for a long time and are known to hang out quite often. Now, it seems like fans of the beloved wizard story are keen to pair them up after their latest reunion made its […]

An Interior Design Company Came Up With A Modern Version Of What Hogwarts Would Look Like Today

Any true Harry Potter fan likely remembers every detail of the magical land of Hogwarts, as portrayed in both the books and the movies. Every inch of the wondrous estate was captured in J.K. Rowling’s writing, and later recreated as a set for all eight of the hit movies. The land of Hogwarts had a […]

‘Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’ Tips, Tricks & Cheats To Level Up Fast

If you’ve already dived into Harry Potter: Wizards Unite and chosen your profession, you might be looking for some ways that you can progress through the game faster. Whether you’re an Auror, Magizoologist, or Professor, there are a few tips that make the game easier, as well as some cheats — if you’re willing to […]

Tom Felton Endorses The Fan Theory That Harry Potter Was ‘In Love’ With Draco

Though Harry Potter and Draco Malfoy may have been enemies in the Harry Potter series, a bizarre fan theory maintains that Harry Potter secretly harbored a crush on his nemesis. Now, Tom Felton, who played the Slytherin student in the movies, has endorsed the fan theory, per The Daily Mail. Felton made the comments while […]

Dobby The House Elf From Harry Potter Is Trending On Twitter Thanks To A Creepy Video

SPOILER ALERT: This article contains spoilers from the Harry Potter series regarding Dobby the house elf. Please proceed with caution if you have not yet seen or read all of the franchise and wish to avoid spoilers. Dobby, the much-loved house elf from the Harry Potter series, is currently trending on Twitter. Some fans are […]

J.K. Rowling Announces Four New ‘Harry Potter’ Books Releasing This Year

Muggle-borns everywhere are waiting with bated breath for new content from the world of Harry Potter. The world-renowned series that brought magic to life for children around the world is getting a little bit bigger this year. J.K. Rowling, the author of the famed Harry Potter seven-book series announced recently that she will be releasing […]

Beloved ‘Harry Potter’ Actor Robbie Coltrane Now Confined To A Wheelchair

Most people know him as the gruff but lovable character Rubeus Hagrid from J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, but actor Robbie Coltrane has bigger problems these days than a noseless villain and a forest full of overgrown spiders. As the Independent reports, Coltrane has been suffering from steadily worsening osteoarthritis, and the pain has become […]

Kate Middleton’s Harry Potter-Inspired Look Sends The Internet Into A Frenzy

Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton has proved time and time again that she has an amazing fashion sense, and certainly did not disappoint with one of her most recent looks — one offered up during her visit alongside Prince William to Northern Ireland. While Kate’s outfits are typically raved about on social media, People noted […]

‘Harry Potter’ Movies Unlikely To Hit Netflix US Library Despite Dropping In Other Regions

As The Inquisitr reported, it wasn’t that long enough that rumors ran wild on various social media platforms claiming the Harry Potter franchise was coming to the Netflix library. Unfortunately, the rumors were not true when they surfaced on social media a few months ago and – to date – they remain untrue. According to […]

Daniel Radcliffe Confesses That He Drank Heavily In Order To Handle ‘Harry Potter’ Fame

Although Daniel Radcliffe has taken on a handful of exciting — and often quirky — roles in the past few years, it’s hard to imagine that the British actor will be able to escape the cloud that hangs over him. For better or for worse, Radcliffe seems doomed to always be remembered for his role […]

Daniel Radcliffe Thinks A ‘Harry Potter’ Reboot Is Inevitable

Daniel Radcliffe may have risen to fame portraying the lead character in the Harry Potter franchise based off of J.K. Rowling’s best selling book series, but he doesn’t think he’ll be the only one to do so. The actor recently told IGN that he thinks a reboot of the iconic movies is inevitable, as is […]

Top 5 ‘Harry Potter’ Scenes Starring Alan Rickman As Professor Snape

January 14 marks the three-year anniversary of the death of beloved actor Alan Rickman. Rickman, who graced both the stage and the screen during his spanning career as an actor, suffered a minor stroke which led to his diagnosis of pancreatic cancer – that proved to be terminal. The actor has been remembered by adoring […]

The Top 10 Alan Rickman Movies Of All Time

Alan Rickman — one of the most respected stage and screen actors of his era — passed away three years ago today, at the age of 69, per the New York Times. Rickman was known as a Shakespearean stage actor in the early part of his career, before getting his first major film role in […]

Alan Rickman’s Touching Goodbye Letter To ‘Harry Potter’ Is Sure To Stir Fans’ Emotions

Actor Alan Rickman always seemed to be drawn to the villainous roles, the dark roles that lent a sinister aura to this talented man who actually began acting late in life. Just three years ago, Rickman passed away from pancreatic cancer at the age of 69. A talented artist, he studied art and design in […]

Harry Potter Fans Shocked By Hogwarts Plumbing Revelation

Think you were surprised to find out after the fact that Dumbledore was gay? That was nothing. The final book in the Harry Potter series came out in 2007, and the last movie was released in 2011. But even now, fans of The Boy Who Lived are still discovering new things about the world in […]

Man Accused Of Trying To Kidnap A Young Girl From Harry Potter Attraction At Universal Orlando

Every year, there are thousands upon thousands of guests who head to Central Florida and visit Universal Orlando to have a good time during the Christmas holidays. Unfortunately, things became very scary for one family who visited The Wizarding World of Harry Potter just wanting to have fun. During their visit to Islands of Adventure, […]

‘Harry Potter’ Author JK Rowling ‘Unapproachable’ And Staff Were ‘Terrified,’ Says Ex-PA

A former personal assistant to Harry Potter author JK Rowling, giving evidence at a court case at Airdrie Sheriff Court in Scotland, has described her as being “unapproachable” and said staff would ask about her mood in a terrified manner. Amanda Donaldson, 36, worked as a PA to the author between February 2014 and April […]

Daniel Radcliffe Has No Plans To See ‘Harry Potter And The Cursed Child’

Daniel Radcliffe stopped by Late Night With Seth Meyers on Wednesday and told the titular host that he likely would not be seeing Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway despite having played the role of Harry Potter himself. “I’ve been asked this a lot, and I feel like I always give a really […]

Ezra Miller Opens Up About Huge ‘Crimes Of Grindelwald’ Twist In ‘EW’ Exclusive

Warning: Spoilers for Fantastic Beasts 2: Crimes of Grindelwald below. Fantastic Beasts 2: Crimes of Grindelwald ended on a huge plot twist, leaving fans clawing for more information about the extended Harry Potter universe and what, exactly, the reveal means for the future of the franchise. Crimes of Grindelwald star Ezra Miller, who plays Credence […]

‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ After Credits Scene: Ending Reveals Major Spoiler About Credence And Extended Potterverse

Harry Potter fans who head out to see Fantastic Beasts 2: The Crimes of Grindelwald will be able to save themselves a few minutes at the ending, as there is no after-credits scene. But, they will want to pay close attention for a potentially major spoiler near the end of the film proper. The latest […]

Jude Law Describes Himself As ‘Stupid’ For Not Recognizing The Significance Of Harry Potter Wizard

Although he plays the part of beloved Harry Potter character Albus Dumbledore in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald, actor Jude Law has branded himself “stupid” for not fully realizing the significance of the popular wizard. Although Albus Dumbledore is a wizard who does not actually exist outside of the fictional universe created in the […]

‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ Snags Worst Rotten Tomatoes Rating Of Entire ‘Harry Potter’ Franchise

The newest addition to the Harry Potter film franchise – Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald – is set to release to theaters on November 16. Critic reviews, however, suggest the film is just not living up to all the hype. Fantastic Beasts 2: The Crimes of Grindelwald is the 10th film to emerge from […]

‘Harry Potter’ Fans Furious At Professor McGonagall Error In ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’

The theatrical release of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is a week away and true Harry Potter fans have pretty mixed feelings. Some are thrilled about the opportunity to watch another addition to the Harry Potter universe. Others can’t ignore the glaring error to the original timeline in regards to recent Fantastic Beast 2 […]

JK Rowling Credits ‘Harry Potter’ Fandom For ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Inspiration

As fans of all things Harry Potter know all too well, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald official theatrical release date is fast approaching. According to People, J.K. Rowling admitted the cult-like fan base surrounding the Harry Potter universe is largely to thank for the reason the Fantastic Beasts movies even exist in the first […]

J.K. Rowling Sues Ex-Assistant For $31,000 For Allegedly Stealing Money To Go On A Shopping Spree And Buy Cats

Author of the Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling, is suing her former assistant for using her business credit card to go on a shopping spree, also charging that the former assistant had stolen expensive Harry Potter toys and cash, reports E! News. The ex-assistant in question, Amanda Donaldson, worked for the author from February 2014 […]

No, ‘Hannah Montana’ Isn’t Coming To Netflix This Month

Rumors have been circulated on social media – particularly on Twitter – that Netflix would be streaming the Disney series Hannah Montana this month. Unfortunately, per What’s On Netflix, Hannah Montana isn’t scheduled for addition to the Netflix library. Netflix And Disney Are Parting Ways Arguably the biggest issue with this particular rumor is the […]

Second Major ‘Harry Potter’ Character Confirmed For ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ Cast

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald hits theaters in less than two weeks, and according to ComicBook’s sister site PopCulture, fans of the Harry Potter franchise are in for a real treat as a second major character from the franchise has been confirmed. Originally played by Maggie Smith, Irish actress Fiona Glascott will step into […]

‘Hermione 2020’ And The Fictionalization Of Politics

According to Vox, people are donning some new politically-based merchandise. However, the name that is decorating pins, T-shirts, stickers, hats, and mugs is not a name that you are likely to see on your ballot or even a debate stage. “Hermione 2020” is a new merchandise-only campaign sweeping America. The merchandise was created by the […]

‘Harry Potter’ Movies Are Not Coming To Netflix, Here’s Why

Over the last few days, social media has lit up with excited Harry Potter fans sharing the news that all eight movies would be dropped into Netflix’s library next month. While the news was not an outright hoax or lie, it was not exactly true either. Keep reading to find out why. According to What’s […]

This High School’s Harry Potter Dance Routine Relives The Entire Series — In Just Over Six Minutes

A dance team from Walden Grove High School in Arizona found a way to make homecoming even more exciting — all while bringing us back to the world of Harry Potter. The team choreographed a routine featuring several different songs, using their dance moves to retell the story of “the boy who lived” in a […]

JK Rowling Schools Troll Who Decried ‘Harry Potter’ Sport’s Scoring, ‘Quidditch Is The Human Condition’

As any Potterhead (a.k.a Harry Potter fan) knows, author JK Rowling has an active Twitter where she voices her opinions and shares even more information on the magical world she created. Rowling is not immune to criticism, however, and sometimes feels the need to defend the content of her books with unsatisfied readers. The latest […]

‘Dancing With The Stars’: Evanna Lynch Pays Tribute To JK Rowling For Helping Her Battle A Disorder

When Evanna Lynch was about 11- or 12-years-old, she was battling a devastating eating disorder that completely took over her life. But she got help, and that help came partly through J.K. Rowling, the author of the Harry Potter series. To honor the famed author, the 27-year-old Irish actress paid a touching tribute to Rowling […]

‘Harry Potter’ RPG Leaked Footage Gives Potterheads An Unexpected Surprise

Leaked footage of a reported new game set in the Harry Potter world has turned the world of gaming upside down, and fans are going wild for it. According to The Verge, the alleged video shows the “third-person open-world action RPG set in a 19th century version of Harry Potter‘s” universe being tested by a […]

Macaulay Culkin Tweets At J.K. Rowling, Asks Her To Feature Him Into The Next Harry Potter Movie

Reclusive actor Macaulay Culkin has taken to Twitter to catch his next role. According to People, Culkin tweeted at Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling and asked to star in the next Potter film. The exchange started when Harry Potter fans tweeted at the author on Wednesday after news broke that a popular character in the […]

Here’s How Nagini Slithered Into ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Without You Knowing

It was a shocker for all Potterheads when a shocking bombshell was dropped during the final trailer for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. It seems that there will be an expansion of the wizarding world into the current film as it was revealed to fans that Claudia Kim’s character will be revealed as Nagini, […]