Tag Archives: J.K. Rowling

Lumos to Support Research on Institutions by NUI Galway


Lumos, the charity begun by J.K. Rowling, has teamed up with NUI Galway to research a troubling part of children's institutionalization. Read More »

“Cursed Child” Director John Tiffany on Meeting Jo and Becoming a Part of the “Harry Potter” World

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The fandom is still abuzz over last week's revelation that the "Harry Potter" stage play, originally announced in 2013, was going to be called "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child." Now, collaborator and director John Tiffany has given his first interview about what it's like to be a part of such a highly anticipated production - and tells how he met J.K. Rowling 20 years ago when she was still writing the first "Harry Potter" book. Read More »

Why Was Peter Pettigrew a Gryffindor?

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Why was Peter Pettigrew a Gryffindor? Read More »

Who Is the Cursed Child? Let the Speculation Begin!


We have a title, but do we have a who? Speculation rages on over the mystery of the "Cursed Child" in J.K. Rowling's new "Harry Potter" play! Read More »

CONFIRMED: Has the Title of the “Harry Potter” Stage Play Been Revealed?!


It's been over a year and a half since J.K. Rowling confirmed that there would be a "Harry Potter" stage play, and it looks like there just might finally be some news about what the play will be called - and what it will entail. Read More »

Ediciones Salamandra Releases New Spanish-Language Editions of “Harry Potter”


Spanish Publishers, in conjunction with Ediciones Salamandra, has just this month released new Spanish-language editions of all seven "Harry Potter" books. Read More »

The Things We Lost: Remembering Sirius Black

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How Sirius Black's death helped us process our own losses and feel less alone. Read More »

Universal Orlando’s WWoHP Celebrates Its Fifth Anniversary!

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It's hard to believe that it has been five years since the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios in Orlando first opened! Five years out, millions of "Potter" fans have visited the park, the Diagon Alley expansion has opened, and Hogsmeade parks have opened at several locations around the world. Read More »

Scholastic to Release New Editions of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” and “Quidditch Through the Ages”

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Just in time for "Fantastic Beasts" fever to really get off the ground, Scholastic is releasing new US editions of "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" and "Quidditch Through the Ages" on June 30! Originally published in 2001, the American editions of these Hogwarts textbooks have remained largely unchanged until now. Read More »

Katherine Waterston Cast as Porpentina in “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”!


Now that we've got our Newt Scamander in Eddie Redmayne, it was only a matter of time before more "Fantastic Beasts" casting news was released. We've now learned that actress Katherine Waterston will play the role of Tina, short for Porpentina, a woman who meets Newt in New York City and will play a "pivotal role" in his adventures. Read More »

Release date, cover, and plot overview revealed for Robert Galbraith’s “Career of Evil”!

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A little over a month ago we learned that Robert Galbraith's third Cormoran Stirke novel will be called "Career of Evil", and now we've got an exact release date, a short teaser of the plot, and the first images of the US and UK covers! Read More »

You Went to Hogwarts. We Were All There Together.


J.K. Rowling’s tweet today is a short but sweet reminder to us that our invitation to Hogwarts doesn’t come in a sealed envelope –it comes with one simple, extraordinary sentence. Read More »

Warner Bros. Consumer Products Brings a Little Magic to Licensing Expo 2015!

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Now that we've got our Newt Scamander (and an official release date!), it won't be long now before the world gets "Fantastic Beasts" fever - and it all starts this weekend with Warner Bros. Consumer Products's presence at Licensing Expo 2015! Read More »

So what do we ACTUALLY know about the “Fantastic Beasts” film?

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In light of yesterday's casting announcement, we take a look at what we do AND don't know about the upcoming "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" film. Read More »

Epilogue: 19 Minutes Later

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We know what happened 19 years after the final battle, but how about 19 minutes after? A miniseries that puts speculation and opinions together to idealize what occurred between the Final Battle and the epilogue. Read More »

The Mark of Eternal Love


After all this time? Always. Read More »

Why Newt Scamander is a Hufflepuff


J.K.Rowling tweeted that Newt Scamander of the upcoming "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" films is a Hufflepuff! So what does this tell us about Newt? Read More »

Lumos shortlisted in UK 2015 Charity Awards


J.K. Rowling's charity, Lumos, has been shortlisted for the UK 2015 Charity Awards in recognition of its work in Moldova, Europe's poorest country. Read More »

J.K. Rowling, character killer?


“To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.” Read More »

J.K Rowling’s “Very Good Lives” hits shelves in aid of Lumos

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The illustrated hardback of J.K. Rowling's Harvard University speech may not be published until tomorrow, but MuggleNet was offered a cheeky preview of the text. Read on! Read More »