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Meet The Characters From 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald'


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The title for the forthcoming 'Fantastic Beasts' film has finally been unveiled, along with a release date and your first look at some of the new cast on the movie - notably Jude Law as a young Albus Dumbledore. Fans are seriously excited by the new teaser.

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Warner Bros. has unveiled a brief teaser for 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' featuring the main cast of the series. The movie won't arrive until next year, but eager viewers are already trying to piece together pieces of the plot.

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19 Years Later: Harry Potter Fans Celebrate Albus Severus' First Day At Hogwarts


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As every die-hard Harry Potter fan will know, today marks the official day that the 19 Years Later epilogue of 'Deathly Hallows' was set. It's an exciting moment, given that that's where Jk Rowling left the books in 2007, and the author certainly hasn't forgotten about it.

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The 52-year-old writer declared today (September 1st 2017) as the day that her hero Harry Potter's second child Albus Severus went to Hogwarts to begin his first year of wizard schooling - and indeed the day that kicked off events in her play 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'.

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JK Rowling Tops Forbes' Highest-Earning Authors List


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With her Harry Potter universe back on the stage and the screen, Jk Rowling has returned to the top of the list of the world’s top-earning authors, more than a decade after she last topped it.

Forbes’ annual list, compiled data from print, e-book and audio sales data, television and film earnings and industry expert opinion, estimates that the 52 year old author earned $95 million in the twelve months to May 31st 2017 – more than $180 per minute.

This figure was largely driven by the book-form sale of the manuscript for new play, ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’, which sold more 680,000 print copies in its first three days of sale in the UK when it was released last summer. It was the fastest-selling book since the publication of the final Harry Potter novel in 2007.

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JK Rowling Apologises For Accusing Trump Of Snubbing Disabled Child


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She might be known as the Queen of Twitter to many, but that doesn't mean that Jk Rowling doesn't get it wrong from time to time. She's been a vocal opposer of Donald Trump from the beginning, but she's been forced to apologise for a recent unflattering post about the President. 

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It was an unfortunate attack, but all the 'Harry Potter' author can do now is apologise unreservedly for the hasty and uninformed assumptions she made about the President in regards to him apparently snubbing a small disabled child in a press clip. It took the boy's mother to insist that she'd got the wrong end of the stick for her to admit her mistake and remove the post.

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Is There A JK Rowling Book Which May Never Be Published?


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Jk Rowling has certainly been busy, with four short stories as well as work on 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them', all coming out in the last year. However, it would seem that there will be one piece which may never be published.

JK Rowling Attends The Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them Premiere

JK Rowling attends the London Premiere of Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

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JK Rowling Divides 'Harry Potter' Fans By Apologising For Killing Off Professor Snape


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J.K. Rowling has divided millions of ‘Harry Potter’ fans by apologising for killing off the character of Professor Snape in the final book of the series.

The Scottish author, 51, tweeted the apology on the anniversary of the fictional ‘Battle of Hogwarts’, a clash between good and evil wizards in which many popular characters from the Potter universe met their demise. Rowling has previously said sorry for killing off Fred Weasley, one half of the Weasley twins, and werewolf Remus Lupin.

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Jude Law To Play Young Dumbledore In 'Fantastic Beasts' Sequels


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Oscar-nominated actor Jude Law is to take on the role of the young Albus Dumbledore in the planned sequel(s) to Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them.

The 44 year old star has most recently been seen on the small screen, in Paolo Sorrentino’s acclaimed drama series ‘The Young Pope’. Now, he’ll be reprising a much younger version of the same character portrayed by both Richard Harris and Michael Gambon in the Harry Potter franchise, according to official site Pottermore.

The planned sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, currently scheduled for a November 2018 release, will begin filming in August this year. It will feature Dumbledore as a humble Transfiguration professor at Hogwarts’, decades before he becomes headmaster.

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'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child' Just Slayed At The 2017 Laurence Olivier Awards


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The Laurence Olivier Awards were a sweeping success for Jk Rowling's play 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' which won no less than nine prizes at this year's ceremony - that's seven more than the other big winners of the night and puts them into the record books.

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'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' made history last night (April 9th 2017) by beating 'Matilda the Musical' and 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' as the most awarded show in the Laurence Olivier Awards' 41 year history.

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JK Rowling Entertainingly Shuts Down 'Harry Potter' Book Burners


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Proving herself once again to be the queen of clapbacks, J.K. Rowling has been on Twitter shutting down former fans who have been threatening to burn their Harry Potter merchandise.

A number of irate Trump supporters who disagreed with her views about the new American president’s controversial laws took to social media to air their grievances, only to be shot down in entertaining fashion by the 51 year old author.

The pick of the bunch was one person, who wrote: “@Jk_rowling glad I caught this article on yahoo. I will now burn your books and movies too.”

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From JK Rowling To George Takei: 10 Sassiest Celebrity Tweets Of 2016


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Ever since social media was invented it's been used to, as millenials call it, 'throw shade'. We've all done it, but somehow it's even more equal parts shocking and hilarious when famous people do it - either to each other or to random internet trolls.

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Here are our favourite sassy moments on Twitter of this year:

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JK Rowling Clears Up Every Single "Plot Hole" From 'Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them'


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We should all know by now that Jk Rowling thinks of everything when it comes to the Harry Potter universe and beyond.

So when fans had some questions regarding ‘plot holes’ in the recent Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them movie, of course the author was ready with all the answers.

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Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them Review

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It's been five years since the last Harry Potter movie, and J.K. Rowling has been busy. Not only has she shepherded her two-part sequel play to the West End, but she has also written the screenplay for this spin-off prequel, which is set some 70 years before Harry was born. The American setting puts a fresh slant on her elaborately imagined wizarding world, and the film has enough lively humour to keep things entertaining, but the movie itself is thin and derivative, never quite engaging the audience with its magic.

In this alternate reality, 1926 America has forbidden all magical creatures out of fear of terrorist attacks taking place around the world. Then an expert in these beasts, the cheeky nerd Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) arrives in New York with a suitcase full of them. He's on some sort of mission, which is immediately interrupted by three escaped critters, drawing in hapless wannabe baker Jacob (Dan Fogler) and witch detective Tina (Katherine Waterston). Joined by Tina's breathy sister Queenie (Alison Sudol), this rag-tag team is trying to recapture Newt's escaped creatures when they run afoul of aggressive wizard enforcer Graves (Colin Farrell), who's working for American's magical President (Carmen Ejogo). But there's something more seriously nefarious going on in the city.

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HBO Will Air Onscreen Adaptation Of J.K. Rowling's 'Cormoran Strike' Series


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Fans of J.K. Rowling in the US and Canada can sleep well knowing that the upcoming Cormoran Strike mini-series will air on HBO as well as BBC One. The novel series, written under the nom de plume Robert Galbraith, continues the 'Harry Potter' author's run of onscreen adaptations. 

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The speculation has been confirmed; the television adaptation to J.K. Rowling's latest novel series is coming to HBO, following in the footsteps of her 2012 book 'The Casual Vacancy' which aired as a limited series in the States in April 2015.

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Daniel Radcliffe Says Donald Trump Is Worse Than Voldemort


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Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe has backed up Jk Rowling's belief that presidential candidate Donald Trump is worse than Voldemort.

The 27 year old English actor, who played the Boy Wizard in eight Harry Potter movies between 2001 and 2011, was attending the Empire Live Film Festival this week when he was asked for his take on JK Rowling’s recent tweet that Voldemort is “nowhere near as bad” as the Republican candidate.

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Tom Burke Cast In BBC Adaptation Of JK Rowling's Cormoran Strike Novels


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Tom Burke has been cast as private investigator Cormoran Strike in the upcoming BBC adaptations of Jk Rowling’s mystery novels. Rowling, who publishes the Cormoran Strike series under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, has written three stories in the saga so far, all of which are being adapted for television.

Tom BurkeTom Burke will be playing Cormoran Strike in the upcoming BBC series

Burke is best known for starring as Fedor Dolokhov in the BBC series ‘War and Peace’ earlier this year and as Athos in the 'The Musketeers'. The 35-year-old is also an established theatre actor, having won the Ian Charleson Award in 2008.

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JK Rowling Smoothly Retaliates To Misguided 'Female Orgasm' Article


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Occasionally, we'll be browsing the web and come across something so perpetually ridiculous that it beggars belief. That's just happened to us recently, and in the world of science no less. A new study on the female orgasm has arisen suggesting that it serves no evolutionary purpose whatsoever. But Jk Rowling is having none of this rubbish.

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An article appeared in the New York Times exploring the many facets of female sexual pleasure. To put it simply, scientists are trying to work out what the point is, and are theorizing that it's to do with reproduction in mammals 150 million years ago 'as a way to release eggs to be fertilized after sex'. While human females these days ovulate once a month, our pre-historic ancestors may have done so after mating like rabbits and camels do.

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'Idiots Were Going To Idiot': JK Rowling Slams Racist Comments Against Black Hermione


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As 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' opens for previews at London's Palace Theatre, Jk Rowling once again addresses the onslaught of racially-charged criticism she has endured for giving her blessing for a black actress to portray an older Hermione in the play, despite the fact that she was white in the movies.

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Such a progressive move was always going to be controversial; Rowling tried to counter the attacks after it was announced that Olivier award winner Noma Dumezweni would be playing Hermione Granger-Weasley by simply reminding fans that her colour was never defined in the novels. 'Canon: brown eyes, frizzy hair and very clever. White skin was never specified. Rowling loves black Hermione', she wrote on Twitter. However, now she's addressing the slew of arguments she's received since making the comment.

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Draco Malfoy's Ponytail In 'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child' Is Everything


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Fans are torn between feeling highly amused and unabashedly thrilled at the new images of Draco Malfoy for upcoming play 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'. Alex Price from 'Penny Dreadful' will be playing the Slytherin, and he looks pretty unforgettable in a long, glossy ponytail.

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If you hadn't guessed, Draco pretty much takes after his father Lucius with the hair, the icy scowl and the ridiculously well-tailored wizard's robes for 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'. And to make things even better, his son Scorpius Malfoy - played by Anthony Boyle - is not far off what Draco looked like as a Hogwarts student (played by Tom Felton), though slightly less slick. 

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Ever Wondered Why Harry Potter's Hogwarts Class Was So Small? This Fan Has A Theory


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A Harry Potter fan has a sad but very plausible theory about one of the book series’ most confusing aspects, why was Harry’s Hogwarts class size so small? The theory, posted by Tumblr user marauders4evr is definitely very believable based on what we know about the wizarding world, but it might also bring a tear to your eye.

Harry PotterA fan has a depressing theory as to why Harry’s Hogwarts class was so small.

For those who don’t know, Jk Rowling once stated that there were around 1,000 students at Hogwarts during Harry’s time. Now here comes the math. We also know there were seven years, which means there should be about 143 students per year.

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JK Rowling And Tinie Tempah Banter About Divination On Twitter


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It seems best-selling author Jk Rowling has found an unlikely fan in Tinie Tempah, even if he did just suggest that she needed to be more educated in the magical art of fortune-telling. Nonetheless, this is one piece of Twitter banter that 'Harry Potter' fans cannot get enough of.

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Possibly in response to a comment that Rowling put on Twitter two weeks ago referencing Chamillionaire's song 'Ridin'' (she hilariously wrote 'They see me Rowlin', They hatin'' after receiving criticism from author Kevin Williamson), rapper Tinie Tempah has name-dropped her in his newest song 'Girls Like' with the line 'Tell JK that we still rolling', much to her surprise.

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Jk Rowling

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31st July, 1965

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