JK ROWLING

  • I never imagned Wiccans in Hogwarts: J K Rowling 53 minutes ago

    Los Angeles: Author J K Rowling said the 'Harry Potter' school Hogwarts would have been home to all kinds of students. The 49-year-old author addressed the issue of why there were no Jewish students at the school in her books during a Twitter session, reported People magazine. She explained that this...
  • JK Rowling won't release 12 'Harry Potter' short stories December 10, 2014

    Los Angeles: Author JK Rowling has denied reports that she is releasing 12 'Harry Potter' short stories for Christmas this month via her site Pottermore. Pottermore's Facebook account said that the media incorrectly assumed their post, reported Ace Showbiz. "Just to put everyone straight on the misleading media reports of 'Twelve New...
  • Christmas special: J.K. Rowling to release 12 new Harry Potter surprises December 7, 2014

    Los Angeles: Acclaimed author J.K. Rowling will release 12 new Harry Potter surprises during Christmas holidays. Rowling gifted her rabid fans with 12 new Harry Potter items for the 12 days of Christmas. Starting Dec 12, every day at 1 p.m. London time, new writing by J.K. Rowling will pop up on...
  • Harry Potter creator JK Rowling releases new short story about Dolores Umbridge November 1, 2014

    London: Author JK Rowling has released a short new 'Harry Potter' story for her fans on Halloween. The story centres around Dolores Umbridge, who has never quite been on Potter's good side, reported E! Online. "Umbridge is not only one of the most malicious Potter characters, she is the only person...
  • JK Rowling to launch new 'Harry Potter' short story for Halloween October 25, 2014

    Author JK Rowling is set to release a new "Harry Potter" short story for Halloween. The author has made "Harry Potter" fans excited as she recently announced that a new "Harry Potter" short story will be released on Halloween. The upcoming story, around 1700 words, will focus on the spiteful Hogwarts professor...
  • The wizards are back! 'Harry Potter' spinoff book to be adapted for a trilogy October 17, 2014

    Los Angeles: Author JK Rowling has confirmed that 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them', a spinoff of her 'Harry Potter' series, will be brought to the big screen via a trilogy. However, Rowling, 49, has said that the project will be "neither a prequel nor a sequel to the 'Harry...
  • JK Rowling tweeted a riddle and left Harry Potter fans guessing with a clever anagram about her next film October 8, 2014

    Author JK Rowling set Twitter ablaze with a riddle she posted from her Twitter handle. Rowling posted an anagram and followed it up with a couple of hints in her tweets later. The mysterious tweets set rumour mills abuzz hinting at the return of Harry Potter. However, it was none...
  • JK Rowling won't take a word against Dumbledore! The author's response to homophobic troll on Twitter goes viral September 8, 2014

    JK Rowling, the author of the infinitely famous Harry Potter series, shot down a homophobic troll on Twitter and how! The author has 3.65 million Twitter followers but has only tweeted 170 odd tweets since August 2009 when she joined Twitter. It must have taken a special kind of troll...
  • Harry Potter creator JK Rowling just posted a new short story about the singing sorceress Celestina Warbeck August 18, 2014

    JK Rowling's website Pottermore has posted new writing by the bestselling author about the international wizarding singing sensation Celestina Warbeck. The 500word entry about Celestina, who is sometimes known as the 'singing sorceress,' provides neverbeforeknown facts about this obscure character whom readers never 'meet' in the Harry Potter series although...
  • Radcliffe now into indies, but 'Potter' trails August 10, 2014

    San Diego: J.K. Rowling published a new Harry Potter short story last month. And Daniel Radcliffe braced himself once again. The 25yearold British star faces consistent and persistent questions from fans and the press about whether he'll return to the character that he spent much of his childhood playing. Rowling's story...
  • JK Rowling writes as Dumbledore to 15yearold Harry Potter fan who lost her entire family in a shooting August 7, 2014

    A 15yearold Harry Potter fan who quoted Albus Dumbledore while coming to terms with a shooting that killed her entire family, had the surprise of her life when author JK Rowling sent her a letter signed as the beloved wizard headmaster and an acceptance to the Hogwarts school of witchcraft...
  • In JK Rowling's second story, Harry Potter's wife Ginny, a sports reporter with the Daily Prophet, live blogs from the Quidditch World Cup July 14, 2014

    On Tuesday when JK Rowling gave fans a glimpse of how Harry Potter and his gang are doing 7 years post the battle at Hogwarts, there were speculations on whether these posts would become a regular feature on the Pottermore site. Good news is that on Saturday, Rowling posted a live...
  • Is the world on the brink of a new Harry Potter series? Harry is 34. Neville Longbottom is an alcoholic. 15 things revealed in JK Rowling's explosive new tease July 9, 2014

    Author JK Rowling teased a new short story just days ahead of her man wizard Harry Potter's 34th birthday. Written as a news report by the magical newspaper Daily Prophet's gossip columnist Rita Skeeter, the story is set around a Quidditch World Cup final in the Patagonian desert and is...
  • Harry Potter returns in new JK Rowling short story July 9, 2014

    (Reuters) Harry Potter has returned, in a short story posted online by J.K. Rowling that features her bestselling hero at a school reunion, approaching the age of 34 and showing a few grey hairs. Written as an article in the fictional Daily Prophet newspaper under the headline "Dumbledore's Army Reunites...
  • Attention Harry Potter fans: JK Rowling posts story about Harry sporting a new cut on his cheek and attending Quidditch game July 8, 2014

    OMG, you guys! You will never believe what gossip columnist Rita Skeeter is reporting! JK Rowling has just posted a new shortstory about Harry Potter attending a Quidditch World Cup game in a new article on her website, Pottermore.com. Harry, last seen waving his children onto the Hogwarts train at the...
  • JK Rowling's 'Fantastic Beasts' to be shot in UK July 5, 2014

    Los Angeles: JK Rowling's 'Harry Potter' spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them', which is set 70 years before the story of boy wizard, will be shot in UK. The shooting of the film will take place at Warner Bros Studios Leavesden. The movie is slated to hit theaters on...
  • The Silkworm review: JK Rowling casts a spell as Robert Galbraith June 28, 2014

    It's clear now, that JK Rowling's debut under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith was no flash in the pan. The Cuckoo's Calling was a taut, pacey read, and while The Silkworm feels like a longer one, she's packed a lot in. First things first, let's just admit that the main man,...
  • Alfonso Cuaron reportedly in talks for JK Rowling's Harry Potter spinoff May 20, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Gravity' helmer Alfonso Cuaron is believed to be in talks to direct the first upcoming Harry Potter spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'. The movie is planned to hit theaters on November 18, 2016. It aims at launching a new trilogy, with two sequels expected to...
  • Harry Potter spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts' set for November 18, 2016 release May 14, 2014

    Los Angeles: Here's another gift for all the Harry Potter fans as its spinoff trilogy 'Fantastic Beasts' has finally got a release date for its first instalment, 'Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them'. According to The Huffington Post, the movie is slated to be released on November 18, 2016. 'Fantastic...
  • JK Rowling's 'The Casual Vacancy' to turn into miniseries April 25, 2014

    Los Angeles: Author JK Rowling's 'The Casual Vacancy' will be brought onto the small screen. The first book for adult readership from the "Harry Potter" author will be adapted into a three-hour miniseries on HBO and BBC, reported Ace Showbiz. The story centres on Pagford, a seemingly idyllic English village whose history...
  • Robert Galbraith's novel 'The Silkworm' to be released in June March 6, 2014

    Hachette publishing house announced the upcoming release of a new Robert Galbraith novel in the month of June, 2014. The Silkworm, as the novel has been titled, is the second novel by Galbraith with Cormoran Strike as the lead, followed by his young assistant, Robin Ellacott. The book revolves around...
  • Harry Potter author JK Rowling to pen second crime fiction under pseudonym Robert Gailbraith February 18, 2014

    Even though the Harry Potter author JK Rowling was outed last year as the author of 'Cuckoo's Calling', published under pen name Robert Gailbraith, she will retain the pseudonym for her upcoming crime fiction novel 'The Silkworm'. Publisher Little, Brown describes Rowling's latest venture as "a compulsively readable crime novel with...
  • Second thriller due from JK Rowling alter ego Galbraith February 18, 2014

    London: JK Rowling is back with a novel involving a writer whose acidtipped pen may have led to murder. Publisher Little, Brown said on Monday that it is publishing a second book by Robert Galbraith, the 'Harry Potter' author's thrillerwriting pseudonym. 'The Silkworm' sees the return of detective Cormoran Strike, the exsoldier...
  • Harry Potter and Hermione Granger should have married, admits JK Rowling February 2, 2014

    A section of fans knew it all along. They'd talk about it in forums and chat rooms and would get into lengthy explanations when they'd be scoffed at by other Potterheads. Today they feel vindicated as author JK Rowling admitted she made a mistake by marrying off Ron Weasley and...
  • Lawyer fined for revealing pseudonymous author was JK Rowling January 2, 2014

    A lawyer who blew JK Rowling's cover when she wrote a detective novel under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith has been fined 1,000 pounds and received a written warning from a British legal watchdog. Chris Gossage, a partner at Russells Solicitors, which represented the Harry Potter author, leaked one of the publishing...
  • JK Rowling's 'Harry Potter' to be a stage show now December 21, 2013

    London: After selling over 400 million copies of the sevenpart book series 'Harry Potter' worldwide and inspiring eight film adaptations of the popular novels, author JK Rowling is reportedly set to coproduce a stage show of the series in London's West End. The writer, along with prominent theatre producers Sonia Friedman...
  • I owe everything to 'Harry Potter': Daniel Radcliffe November 18, 2013

    London: Actor Daniel Radcliffe says he owes everything to 'Harry Potter', but adds that after working in a franchise for a long time one is eager to try many different things. Radcliffe made his acting debut as the wizard boy in the film adaptations of JK Rowling. The 24yearold star admits...
  • Evanna Lynch wants to be part of 'Harry Potter' prequel October 14, 2013

    London: Actress Evanna Lynch is keen to reprise her 'Harry Potter' character Luna Lovegood in author JK Rowling's latest film adaptation, 'Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them'. The 22yearold actress said that when she heard the film was in development at Warner Bros, she tweeted studio bosses and begged...
  • He credited JK Rowling, says Shah Rukh Khan's Chief Digital Strategist October 6, 2013

    New Delhi: When blogger Agratha Dinakaran slammed Shah Rukh Khan for giving a speech at AIMA (All India management Association), which, as she says, was hugely inspired from British author JK Rowling's speech that she made at Harvard in 2008, little did she know that disregarding the credit, which the...
  • Did Shah Rukh Khan plagiarise JK Rowling's speech? October 6, 2013

    New Delhi: In his interviews and shows, Shah Rukh Khan comes across as someone who quickly connects with the audience through his words. Recently, the actor was invited to speak at an AIMA (All India management Association) gathering where he talked about the fundamental things that shape the life of...
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