‘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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Donald Trump Trolled By J.K. Rowling On Twitter Over Friday Anti-Mueller Tweetstorm, And Her Fans Love It

With Friday, December 7, projected to be a highly eventful day in the Robert Mueller Russia investigation, as CNN reported, Donald Trump unleashed an angry “tweetstorm” staring early Friday morning. Trump wrote six Twitter posts attacking Mueller, repeating his often stated accusation that the investigation is a “witch hunt.” The Twitter rant drew an immediate […]

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 […]

Johnny Depp Says JK Rowling Knows He Was ‘Falsely Accused’ Of Abuse By Ex-Wife Amber Heard

Controversial actor Johnny Depp has broken his silence about the drama surrounding his role in the blockbuster Fantastic Beasts franchise and the allegations of abuse against his ex-wife, Amber Heard, according to Entertainment Weekly. “I’ll be honest with you, I felt bad for J.K. [Rowling] having to field all these various feelings from people out […]

‘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 […]

J.K. Rowling Responds To Controversy Over Casting Of South Korean Actress As Nagini

J.K. Rowling has taken to social media to defend her decision to cast South Koran actor Claudia Kim as Voldemort’s snake Nagini in the upcoming film, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. The author of the Harry Potter series and its sequels, including Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, revealed in a promotional video […]

Harry Potter’s J.K. Rowling ‘Scared’ She’ll Die Before Finishing All Her Books

British author J.K. Rowling opened up Monday about her plans to produce at least four more books, but admitted that she was worried that they might take more than one lifetime to complete. Speaking to the Today Show, Rowling said that she already knows “about the next four things I’m writing.” “It’s all backed up […]

J.K. Rowling Reveals The Five Things It Would Take To Summon Her — And It Involves Trump

Making J.K. Rowling appear is easier than previously thought. As it turns out, all you need is a combination of snacks, cute pets, writing supplies, and “something stupid Trump said. The Harry Potter author responded to a magic-related question posed by a Twitter user who wanted to know what five items would make the person […]

First Harry Potter Book’s U.S. Title Change Explained

Harry Potter fans have long pondered the question: Why does the first book in J.K. Rowling’s series have a different title in the United States? Rowling’s beloved book debut, titled Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, is called Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in the U.S. only. For more than 20 years, fans of […]

Rare ‘Harry Potter’ Book Auctioned Off, Snatched Up For A Whopping £56,250 ($74K)

One lucky woman just sold an incredibly rare Harry Potter book for a huge sum. In fact, the unnamed seller of the book, who most likely lives in the UK, was able to get a whopping £56,250 from an American buyer at Bonham’s auction house, according to RTÉ. That’s roughly about $74,300.57 to us Yanks, […]

J.K. Rowling Apologizes For Killing Lovable Dobby, ‘Harry Potter’ House Elf With A Heart Of Gold

For ardent fans of the widely-popular Harry Potter books and movies, May 2 is more than just an ordinary day. The date commemorates the Battle of Hogwarts when the staff and pupils of the famous school of witchcraft and wizardry took their last stand against Voldemort and his acolytes in the fictional 1998. Many beloved […]

‘Harry Potter And The Cursed Child’ Movie: 2020 Harry Potter 9 Poster Claims Daniel Radcliffe In Reboot [Hoax]

The prospect of seeing Daniel Radcliffe return as the titular character in a Harry Potter And The Cursed Child movie has tantalized fans across the world ever since the stage play by J.K. Rowling opened in London’s West End and now New York’s Broadway. After all, the story is a canon sequel focused on Harry’s […]

J.K. Rowling’s Rep Blames ‘Middle-Aged Moment’ For Liking A Transphobic Tweet

J.K. Rowling claims she didn’t mean to like a transphobic tweet earlier this week. Harry Potter fans were outraged when the beloved author liked a tweet calling transgender women “men in dresses,” but her rep says it was just a mistake. According to PinkNews, the tweet came amid a growing debate about transgender women within […]

London To Host ‘Harry Potter’ Cruise In Summer 2018

A themed cruise based on the mega-popular book and movie series Harry Potter will be coming to London, England, this summer, much to the delight of diehard British fans. The exciting event, which will take place on the River Thames, is set for August. According to the London Evening Standard, Barge Lady Cruises is in […]

‘Harry Potter’ Brunch Coming To Canada This Summer

Canadian Harry Potter fans, some of them at least, will soon be able to celebrate brunch, Hogwarts style, with a special themed meal coming to two major cities in the country this July. The exciting news was announced on January 18. As reported by Narcity, only two Canadian cities will partake in the upcoming Harry […]

Daniel Radcliffe Shares Interesting Insight On Johnny Depp’s Casting In ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’

When it was announced Johnny Depp would keep his role as Grindelwald in the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them sequel, outrage was spread across social media. Depp was accused by ex-wife Amber Heard of physical abuse in 2016, which she backed up with images of her bruised face. J.K. Rowling has defended the […]

#BlackHogwarts Trends On Twitter, And J.K. Rowling Responds, ‘Seeing Them And Loving Them’

The hashtag #BlackHogwarts began trending on Twitter on Thursday night and majorly diversified the fictional Wizard school. Twitter imagined what kind of place Hogwarts would be if it consisted of predominately black students and professors. Twitter took the hashtag #BlackHogwarts by storm and proposed new Hogwarts teachers, like Samuel Jackson as Dumbledore, Minerva McGonagall portrayed […]

‘Fantastic Beasts 2’: New Set Photos Show Jude Law As Handsome Young Dumbledore

Harry Potter fans were treated to two new official photos of the Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them sequel, featuring Jude Law as the young Albus Dumbledore. While this wasn’t the first time for fans to see Jude Law in costume, the new images provide a closer look at the young Dumbledore in action. […]

Johnny Depp Sparks Massive Divide Between J.K. Rowling Fans Following Author’s Defense Of Star

The impact of Amber Heard’s statements and allegations against Johnny Depp over a year ago continues to follow the Pirates of the Caribbean star as he attempts to continue his film career. The notable actor, who is known for taking on unique roles in various eccentric films, has moved on in his career and personal […]

J.K. Rowling Finally Weighs In On Johnny Depp Being Part Of ‘Fantastic Beasts’

Since the inclusion of Johnny Depp in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them first went public, there has been an outcry against the actor after reports surfaced about his relationship with then-wife Amber Heard. At the time, allegations of domestic violence against Depp were circulating, and fans of the Harry Potter franchise wanted to […]

Harry Potter’s Version Of ‘Pokemon Go’ Is Finally Happening, Niantic Labs Developing AR Game For Real

Pokemon GO has been a huge a success and it was reported that its creator, Niantic Labs, is developing a follow-up game and it will be a Harry Potter-inspired augmented reality game. According to TechCrunch, the upcoming AR game is called Harry Potter: Wizards Unite and many are guessing that it will be as successful […]

Celebrities Donate Thousands To Mexico Earthquake Victims: Who’s Given What

Celebrities are stepping up to help victims of the huge 7.1 magnitude earthquake that tore through Mexico City on September 19. A number of stars have already publicly donated huge amounts of money to provide aid to those affected by the natural disaster – which caused a number of buildings to collapse – including native […]

Robert Hardy, Harry Potter’s Cornelius Fudge, Dies At 91

Robert Hardy, the British actor who played as Minister Cornelius Fudge in the Harry Potter movie series, has died. He was 91. BBC News reported that the actor’s family announced his passing via an official statement. His children, Emma, Justine and Paul wrote the following. “It is with great sadness that the family of Robert […]

The Broadway Cast Of ‘Harry Potter And The Cursed Child’ Revealed

Fans of J.K. Rowling’s iconic Harry Potter series have long been aware that since its opening in London’s West End, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has been one of the hottest tickets in town. After it was announced, tickets sold out so quickly that one couldn’t even get a seat for another year. The […]

J.K. Rowling Apologizes For Falsely Accusing Trump Of Snubbing Disabled Boy

Some fake news may have cast a spell on J.K. Rowling. The Harry Potter author has now apologized for accusing President Trump of ignoring a disabled youngster in a wheelchair during a White House event about health care and Obamacare on July 24. Rowling, an aggressive critic of the president, apologized to the family, but […]

New Generation Of ‘Harry Potter’ Roller Coaster Coming To Universal Studios’ Islands Of Adventure In 2019

After all of the exciting news regarding Disney Parks around the world from the D23 Expo, Universal Studios didn’t want to be left out, and the company delivered a bombshell on Monday. A brand new generation of thrill ride is heading to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal’s Islands of Adventure in Orlando […]

Book Of Feminist Fairytales Outsells ‘Harry Potter’

Sensational feminist fairytales authored by two women, who suffered sexist abuse, has now outsold Harry Potter in the U.K., the homeland of author J.K. Rowling. Feminist fairytales Goodnight Stories For Rebel Girls self-published by authors Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo, who were laughed at and endured sexist jokes in meetings, feature 100 bedtime stories about […]

Happy Birthday Harry Potter! June 26 Marks 20th Anniversary Of ‘Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone’

It will probably come as a severe age check to most of you, but Harry Potter’s first adventure, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, was first published 20 years ago, on June 26, 1997. Of course, the United States wouldn’t see the official publication of the book until the following year on September 1, 1998. […]

J.K. Rowling Hits Fans With A Twist: There Are Two Harry Potters!

J.K. Rowling recently dropped a bombshell on the “Pottermore” website, telling fans that there are actually two people in the wizarding universe known as Harry Potter. While this may have fans freaking out or feeling like they’ve just been hit by a ton of bricks, she explains that the situation isn’t quite as complicated as […]

After London Attack On Mosque, J.K. Rowling Speaks Out On Radicalization

London is suffering as the death count rises from multiple terrorist attacks and the Grenfell Tower fire. As London citizens attempt to come to terms with the tragic tower fire, they are now faced with another tragedy after a man drove a van into a crowd of worshippers outside a London mosque. One person was […]

After Being Blocked By The President On Twitter, Stephen King Finds Ally In J.K. Rowling

It is no secret that President Donald Trump is an avid Twitter user and he’s not afraid to block anyone who ridicules him or doesn’t agree with him, and that includes author Stephen King. For a long time, King made it no secret that he was mocking and making fun of many of the things […]

‘Harry Potter’ Moving Photos Will Be Real In Near Future, Thanks To New Research

Harry Potter’s magical moving photographs is now the future of paper—and this will be made possible by the University of Surrey. Harry Potter’s magical world continues to enchant and charm many fans all over the world, even years after its final chapter came to a close. In fact, the Harry Potter universe that J.K. Rowling […]

J.K. Rowling Pleads With Fans Over Stolen ‘Harry Potter’ Prequel

A rare handwritten Harry Potter prequel by J.K. Rowling was stolen during a British burglary, and now the police need help from Harry Potter fans around the globe. The brief handwritten story by J.K. Rowling on a postcard, which sold for more than $32,000 at a 2008 charity auction, was stolen from a Birmingham property […]

Jude Law Tapped To Portray Gay Dumbledore In ‘Fantastic Beasts 2,’ But Is He J.K. Rowling’s Top Choice?

Jude Law has been tapped to play beloved Harry Potter character Albus Dumbledore in the next Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them installment. Fans can’t be more happy with Warner Bros.’ announcement last Wednesday as Law is set to portray the headmaster in his earlier life as a transfiguration professor at Hogwarts. Prior to […]

Angela Merkel’s Meeting With Trump Has J.K. Rowling Making Funny Memes

Angela Merkel’s meeting with Trump last Friday ended in an awkward situation, but many people around the world chose to see the lighter side of the moment and one of those is none other than Harry Potter’s creator, J.K. Rowling. Angela Merkel and Donald Trump, two leaders who have been at odds with each other […]

J.K. Rowling And Piers Morgan In Huge Twitter Fight Over Donald Trump

Angry words are flowing forth from the Twitter accounts of J.K. Rowling and Piers Morgan after an online dispute over Donald Trump erupted over Friday and Saturday. The argument began after TV personality Piers Morgan, judge on Britain’s Got Talent and former CNN host, decided to defend Donald Trump’s recent travel ban when he was […]

J.K. Rowling Has Perfect Slam For Ex-Fans Burning Harry Potter Books & Movies

J.K. Rowling of Harry Potter fame is the queen of wand magic and word power. So when she learned that some of her former fans were burning their Harry Potter books and even threatening to burn the movies, Rowling came up with the perfect clap-back to those individuals. The ex-fans revealed their decision to burn […]

Eddie Redmayne Gets Tongue-Tied Narrating J.K. Rowling’s ‘Fantastic Beasts’

Eddie Redmayne is the first to admit that 2016 was a fantastic year for him. In June he and his wife, Hannah Bagshawe, welcomed their first child, Iris Mary, into the world, and then in December he was awarded an OBE by the Queen. And there’s good news for Fantastic Beasts fans, because Today reports […]

Emma Watson Stuns In Newly-Released Final ‘Beauty And The Beast’ Trailer

Emma Watson is the name on everyone’s lips, as fans eagerly await the release of Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast movie. The final official trailer for the upcoming movie was released earlier this week, and has already gained over eight million views on YouTube. Watch the latest trailer here. Emma Watson is a well-known […]

Eddie Redmayne Set To Narrate ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Audiobook

J.K. Rowling’s Hogwarts Library textbook, Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, is coming to Audible, and the narrator is none other than Eddie Redmayne–Newt Scamander himself. Pottermore announced the upcoming release on Friday. The company will be publishing it, but it’ll be available via the audiobook seller, Audible.com. Andy Gaies, Audible Chief Content Officer, […]

J.K. Rowling’s Cutting Inauguration Day Message, Admits Global Events Influenced ‘Fantastic Beasts’

J.K. Rowling has admitted that the rise of populism around the world influenced the plot development of Fantastic Beasts, according to the New York Times. The Harry Potter author admitted that the story of the upcoming franchise has been influenced by the rise of populism around the world in the past few years. Speaking at […]