Articles Tagged 'JK Rowling'

Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni and Paul Thornley (Photos: Miles Willis/Gareth Cattermole/Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)

Meet the New Harry, Hermione and Ron

Harry Potter fans should be pretty good at having their expectations challenged by now, given the magical nature of the stories and the willing suspension of disbelief involved in imagining those supernatural events into life. So, with the announcement of the actors who will be playing the principal trio in J.K. Rowling’s new play Harry […]

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The First Look at ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Is on the Way

The movie may not be hitting theaters for another year, but if you’re desperate to get a glimpse of Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander in the Harry Potter affiliate Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them, the news is good. Next Tuesday (December 15) will see a first announcement trailer for the movie, which has […]

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J.K. Rowling: Snape Smells of ‘Bitterness and Old Shoes’

Poor Severus Snape. Having been handed the least pleasant of tasks throughout the entire Harry Potter story arc, one in which he was forced by poor circumstance to act against his own finer feelings and present himself in a less-than-attractive light, it seems that even his creator struggles to find something nice to say about […]

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Redmayne and Hiddleston: The Perfect Couple

A cynical person might suggest that picking this photo of Tom Hiddleston and Eddie Redmayne from a pile of shots taken at the Toronto International Film Festival and making a fuss about an apparent clinch between two highly-rated British actors is opportunistic. And they’d be right. There again OMG LOOK! LOKI IS TOTALLY ABOUT TO […]

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‘Harry Potter’ Fans Fooled by #NewHarryPotterBooks Game

It seems inconceivable that anyone would believe that a new series of Harry Potter novels might be on the way, given that J.K. Rowling has been fairly clear that this isn’t the case. However, it’s not that long since everyone believed that she’d washed her hands of the Potterverse for good and gone into writing […]

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J.K. Rowling and the American Hogwarts

J.K. Rowling’s Twitter feed is fast becoming the place to be if you want to see how a creative person deals with intense fandom with wit, grace and common sense. Recently we’ve seen her mildly rebuke Matthew Lewis (who played Neville Longbottom) for his revealing magazine photoshoot, and offer supportive advice to a fan with […]


It’s Official: Eddie Redmayne IS Newt Scamander!

Harry Potter fans are currently getting very excited with the news that Eddie Redmayne—Oscar-winning actor and general delight—is indeed taking on the lead role in J.K. Rowling’s next magical movie series Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. He will play the wizard Newt Scamander, magizoologist and creature catcher and curator. He’s the author of […]

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