Tag Archives: JK Rowling

Pottermore updates hints that new and exciting things are to come!

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Today Pottermore underwent an update resulting in many changes, and they also revealed that users can expect to see new chapters coming very soon! Read more about the changes and what is yet to come! Read More »

“MuggleCast”: Episode 277, “On That Newt…” now available!

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Hot on the heels of new "Fantastic Beasts" casting updates, your "MuggleCast" hosts have assembled, with special guest returning host Matt Britton, to discuss actor Eddie Redmayne, whom "Variety" reports is the "favorite" choice for the role of Newt Scamander. Fun segments and J.K. Rowling Twitter recaps abound in this, the 277th episode of "MuggleCast". Read More »

VIDEO: Watch J.K. Rowling launch Lumos USA at Empire State Building

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We posted yesterday about J.K. Rowling's launch of Lumos USA, the New York City branch of the author's charity that works to end the institutionalization of children around the world. Rowling launched the new branch by publishing an article about the necessity of Lumos's work and by holding a press conference atop the Empire State Building. Today, we've got video of her announcement. Read More »

J.K. Rowling launches Lumos USA with touching plea to end institutionalization

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J.K. Rowling and Lumos today announced the launch of Lumos USA, which will be based out of New York City. Read More »

Jonny Campbell, director of “The Casual Vacancy”, reveals intriguing information about the series!

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Our friends over at AlwaysJKRowling.com recently had the chance to sit down with Jonny Campbell, the director of "The Casual Vacancy" TV adaption. Find out which actor Jonny was looking forward to working with and if they lived up to his expectations! Read More »

In support of a Newt of color: Diversity in the wizarding world

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Who will play Newton Scamander? The most recent rumors suggest that "Doctor Who" star Matt Smith is Warner Bros’ top pick for the role. Plenty of "Harry Potter" fan sites—MuggleNet included—have speculated on the young actor who would end up taking the role of the wizard zoologist living in New York in the 1920s. One common thread? Nearly all of the proposed potential actors have been white. Read More »

JKR/Galbraith tour: First 15 cities revealed!

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The first 15 cities in J.K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith's 2016 world tour have been revealed! Now fans all across the world can attend this once-in-a-lifetime event! Read More »

J.K. Rowling announces 2016 worldwide signing tour!

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In what just may be the best news of the year (or of our lives!), J.K. Rowling has announced that in 2016 she will launch a worldwide signing tour! Read More »

New clips of J.K. Rowling and Rupert Grint from “Tom Felton Meets the Superfans”

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New clips featuring J.K. Rowling and Rupert Grint have been released in anticipation of Tom Felton's documentary, "Tom Felton Meets the Superfans" - see them here! Read More »

UPDATED: J.K. Rowling visits the British School in Nepal, talks “Potter” play titles

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J.K. Rowling brings magic to the students of the British School in Nepal, talks about the "Potter" play, and gives advice to creative writers! Listen to the interview and see photos of her visit here! Read More »

Tom Felton’s BBC Three documentary given air date

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Tom Felton's directorial debut, a one-off documentary for BBC Three, has been given an air date! Find out more about "Tom Felton Meets the Superfans" here! Read More »

J.K. Rowling receives British Red Cross Humanity Award

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J.K. Rowling today adds another honor to her ever-growing list of achievements - recipient of the British Red Cross Humanity Award. This prestigious accolade honors humanitarians who work to change lives around the world. Given Jo's status as the founder of Lumos and the president of Gingerbread - as well as her many other philanthropic and charitable efforts - we'd say she's well deserving of the achievement. Read More »

Social Roundup: Beauty, Beast, Books and Blondes

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This week's social roundup takes a look at the latest addition to the WB Tour London, casting news for Beauty and the Beast, some four legged cosplayers celebrating World Book Day and a Malfoy Doppelganger to boot. Read More »

Social Roundup: Love is All Around Us

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With Valentine's Day in the air, this week's roundup is filled with both the comical and romantic moments we love. Read More »

Sir Michael Gambon talks “The Casual Vacancy” and “Harry Potter”!

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In an in-depth interview for the "Sunday Times", Sir Michael Gambon talks about how he got started in acting, why he can't perform on stage any longer, "Harry Potter", and the upcoming HBO series by J.K. Rowling, "The Casual Vacancy". Read More »

Seven magical reasons to join us at Expo Patronum!

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Are you a Muggle still trying to decide if you should attend Expo Patronum? Not sure what kind of experience you'll have or what to do in London while you're there? We've come up with seven magical reasons why you should pack your trunk and get your fireplace connected to the Floo Network for this exciting new event. Read More »

New BBC One tie-in edition of “The Casual Vacancy” released!

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A new edition of J.K. Rowling's "The Casual Vacancy" was released by publisher Little, Brown and Company today, to serve as a tie-in to the upcoming BBC One miniseries! Check out the new cover here! Read More »

David Heyman reveals familiar face to help create “Fantastic Beasts”!

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In a new interview, David Heyman reveals that a familiar face will be taking part in creating the "Fantastic Beasts" series and when they anticipate filming to begin! Read More »

Social Roundup: Owl Post Again

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Everyone is feeling festive and Rowling's back on top tweeting form, in this week's Potter Social Roundup. Read More »

Rumor control: A Pottermore Christmas

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It seems that media outlets all over the world have taken pages out of Rita Skeeter's playbook. Take a look at what will actually be released from the site and J.K. Rowling beginning on December 12 as Pottermore sets the record straight! Read More »