Tag Archives: J.K. Rowling

Show Me the Galleons!


The best things in life are free. Unfortunately, you still have to pay for everything else. MuggleNet finds what our everyday costs would look like in Galleons. Read More »

Jamie Parker, Katie Leung Talk “Cursed Child” Casting Debate

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Actor Jamie Parker, who will be taking on the role of an older Harry in the upcoming stage production "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child", and former "Potter" alumna Katie Leung (Cho Chang) have spoken out about the casting of actress Noma Dumezweni in the role of Hermione. Read More »

Seven Real-Life “Potter” Experiences

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With "Harry Potter" long over, and "Fantastic Beasts" and "The Cursed Child" still out of reach, how does a serious Potterhead fulfill the gaping void in their lives? Here are some real-life experiences to distract us from a Potterless existence. Read More »

New Extended Clip Takes Us Behind the Scenes of “Fantastic Beasts”!

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Pottermore just keeps the surprises coming this weekend! Just weeks after we saw our first trailer for "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,\", they've released an exclusive clip with some never-before-seen footage! Read More »

Is “Cursed Child” Being Printed as a Book Sooner Than We Thought?

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Today, the Rowling Library has reported that two publishers have bid for the rights to print "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" as a physical book, which would no doubt thrill fans around the world who are unable to make it to London to see the play. Read More »

J.K. Rowling and Emma Watson Nominated for Shorty Awards

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Earlier today, the "Hollywood Reporter" released the nominees for the eighth annual Shorty Awards. Among the hundreds of nominees were J.K. Rowling and Emma Watson for their work on social media. Learn more about their nominations! Read More »

How Stephen Fry Learned Not to Question Rowling’s Writing

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Many readers have enjoyed Stephen Fry's audio recordings of the books - but it seems JKR might have been trying to trip him up! Read More »

“SpeakBeasty” Episode 2: “What the Fwooper” Is Here!


"SpeakBeasty", MuggleNet's "Fantastic Beasts" podcast, is back with Episode 2: "What the Fwooper"! Join hosts Aaron, Ariel, Lizzie, and Shannen as they discuss Newt's ties to Dumbledore, the Fwooper, and more! Read More »

Watch Now: J.K. Rowling’s Appearance on Peter Kay Documentary

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Last month, we reported to you that J.K. Rowling would be making an appearance on a special documentary dedicated to British funny-man Peter Kay. You can now watch said documentary right here! Read More »

“Philosopher’s Stone” Wins Audible UK’s Audiobook of the Year!


The popularity of "Harry Potter" shows no signs of slowing down, as listeners voted "Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone" Audible UK’s Members’ Choice for Audiobook of the Year 2015! It was nominated alongside another J.K. Rowling book. Read More »

Turn on the Light

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Christmas is a time of joy and happiness, but sometimes this can all get a bit too much. Often the hardest thing to do is to be kind to yourself and turn on the light. "Harry Potter" can be one way to help you through the difficult times, and here’s how. Read More »

11 Most Disastrous Article Ideas We’ve Ever Had


"I Ate Like Movie Ron Weasley for a Week, and Here's What Happened" and other article ideas that were shelved for reasons of legality, safety, or human decency in general. Read More »

“Philosopher’s Stone” and “Career of Evil” Shortlisted for Audible UK’s Audiobook of the Year


You can now vote for both "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" and Robert Galbraith’s third "Cormoran Strike" novel, "Career of Evil", for Audible UK’s Audiobook of the Year 2015! Read More »

I Lived Like Draco Malfoy for a Week, and Here’s What Happened

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Want to find out just how much your friends and family like you? Here are ten easy ways to be more like Draco Malfoy. Or: I performed the worst self-help experiment ever so that you don't have to. Read More »

WB Releases Official Version of “Fantastic Beasts” Plot Synopsis


It's been a little over a month since "Entertainment Weekly" revealed the basic plot of "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them", and with the announcement trailer for the film coming in just a few days, WB released its own official wording of what we can expect from the movie. Read More »

An Announcement Trailer for “Fantastic Beasts” Is Coming!


The wait is nearly over! It has just been revealed that an announcement trailer for "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" will be released on December 15 - in just five days! Of course, since this is such big news, it's no surprise that there's a teaser announcement giving just the most tantalizing glimpse of what's to come. Read More »

The Dark Lord Trump-demort


Today, J.K. Rowling compared Donald Trump to the Dark Lord himself - but do Donald Trump's dastardly deeds trump Lord Voldemort's? Read More »

J.K. Rowling to Honor Peter Kay in BBC One Special

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J.K. Rowling will be paying tribute to comedian Peter Kay in a BBC One special about his career, scheduled to air on Christmas Eve! Find out more about it here! Read More »

Lumos Launches Indiegogo Campaign to Furnish Special Education Unit in Moldova!


We all already know about the amazing work Lumos does to protect children worldwide and keep families together, and this December, the charity is asking for our help! Last year, Lumos raised $30,000 to build a Special Education Unit (or SEU for short) in Ialoveni, Moldova, which will serve as a place where disabled children can get the special attention they need while attending school. Now, the organization hopes to raise $35,000 to furnish the SEU with the equipment these children need to learn in a safe and comfortable environment. Read More »

Five Good Reasons It Is Important to Reread “Harry Potter”

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The iconic series was spectacular the first time around. Why not read it again? Here are five reasons why you should! Read More »