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Report: J.K. Rowling at the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival

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J.K. Rowling made her first public appearance as Robert Galbraith this weekend, and MuggleNet was on hand to bring back all the juicy details. Read on! Read More »

J.K. Rowling visits Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Japan!

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In a press release from Universal Studios Japan and Warner Bros., it was revealed that prior to the opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Japan, author J.K. Rowling previewed the park. Take a look at what she had to say about the newest WWoHP! Read More »

MuggleNet Throwback: A Tearful Farewell

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It's 2011 and Rowling, Radcliffe, Grint, and Watson are about to break our hearts with one stunningly beautiful night of goodbyes. But as Dumbledore would ask, is it really goodbye after all? Find out! Read More »

Donate and win: Annual birthday fundraiser for J.K. Rowling’s charity, Lumos, goes live!

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Did you miss out on donating to J.K. Rowling's Lumos foundation in honor of her birthday last year? Never fear! The fundraiser has become an annual event, and we need your help to put a smile on Jo's face. Check out how you can win simply by donating to a charity near and dear to Jo's heart! Read More »

Confirmed: “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” to film at Leavesden!

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Warner Bros. confirms where the "Fantastic Beasts" trilogy will be filmed - take a look! Read More »

UPDATED: Rumored location emerges for “The Casual Vacancy” filming

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Filming for the television adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s "The Casual Vacancy" has been set to get underway this summer. Now, the "Stroud News and Journal" is reporting that a school in Gloucestershire may be used as a filming location! Read More »

MuggleNet Throwback: The announcement of Pottermore

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There's always room for more "Harry Potter"! Maybe that's how they came up with the name. Take a look back at how Pottermore first got started in this week's Throwback! Read More »

“The Silkworm” and “The Cuckoo’s Calling” among top-selling Apple iBooks

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"The Silkworm", J.K. Rowling’s new novel as Robert Galbraith, was just released last week, and now both it and "The Cuckoo's Calling" are near the top of Apple’s iBook chart! Find out how they rank. Read More »

J.K. Rowling to receive International Writers Award

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J.K. Rowling is set to be awarded with the International Writers Award for her contribution to children's literature. Read More »

MuggleNet Throwback: J.K. Rowling treats us to a “‘Potter’ prequel”

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It's the closest we may ever get to a Marauder Era story, and you won't believe how much it sold for! Read More »

LISTEN: Audible UK releases two chapters from “The Silkworm”!

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There's just over a week to go until the next Robert Galbraith (a.k.a. J.K. Rowling) book, "The Silkworm", is released, and things are heating up in anticipation. Only last week, the first chapter from the novel was released online, as well as an excerpt from the audiobook. Now, Audible UK has released the complete first two chapters of the novel online for you to listen to! Read More »

Listen: Excerpt released from “The Silkworm” audiobook

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With a little over a week to go until Robert Galbraith’s "The Silkworm" becomes available, Audible has released an excerpt from the audiobook, narrated by Robert Glenister. Listen here! Read More »

Win tickets to see J.K. Rowling at the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival!

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Find out how you can win tickets (and a one night hotel stay) to see J.K. Rowling in person at the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival right here! Read More »

CONFIRMED: Michael Gambon to star in BBC’s adaptation of “The Casual Vacancy”

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Two previous actors from the HP series have been cast in J.K. Rowling's television production of "The Casual Vacancy"! Find out who here, and tell us what you think about the casting choices! Read More »

MuggleNet Throwback: J.K. Rowling’s 2008 Harvard University commencement address

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What do you need to know to be successful for the future? J.K. Rowling has got the answer and so much more in this week's MuggleNet Throwback! Read More »

Preview of “The Silkworm” available in the “Times” tomorrow

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UPDATE: Since it is now June 4 for those in the UK, the preview is currently available for subscribers to the "Times". It's still a few weeks until the official release of the second Cormoran Strike novel, "The Silkworm", and up until now the novel's plot has been tightly under wraps. Earlier today, however, the "Times" of London tweeted a pretty big teaser. Read More »

“The Cuckoo’s Calling” wins Sounds of Crime Award at Crimefest

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"The Cuckoo's Calling" has won another award! It was awarded with the Sounds of Crime Award at this year's Crimefest. Find out more here --> Read More »

Ginny Potter’s reports from the 2014 Quidditch World Cup continue

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The daily reports from Ginny Potter at the 2014 Qudditch World Cup continue. Find out why Viktor Krum's re-emergence from retirement is causing a stir in the wizarding world and how Team Bulgaria fared against New Zealand. Read More »

Universal Creative VP reveals details about Escape from Gringotts, which characters will be included

On Tuesday, May 13, 2014, Universal Orlando Resort will reveal all-new details about Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts – the revolutionary new attraction found within The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley. It will be a groundbreaking, multi-dimensional thrill ride that will place riders in the middle of an incredible adventure as they navigate their way through the Gringotts vaults. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley will open this summer, located within Universal Studios Florida, will double the size of the sweeping area already dedicated to Harry Potter’s adventures at Universal’s Islands of Adventure, expanding it across both Universal theme parks. It will create new experiences based on the signature areas of London, Diagon Alley and Knockturn Alley. HARRY POTTER, characters, names and related indicia are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR. © 2014 Universal Orlando Resort. All rights reserved.

The senior vice president of Universal Creative, Thierry Coup, has revealed details about the upcoming Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts ride, including which characters will be included in the attraction. Read More »

Ginny Potter reports on the Liechtenstein vs. Chad match at 2014 Quidditch World Cup

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The Liechtenstein vs. Chad match is the latest game to be reported on by the "Daily Prophet"'s Quidditch correspondent, Ginny Potter. Find out why this is the longest match of the tournament so far here. Read More »