JK Rowling: News

28 Aug 2022

Hollywood

JK Rowling finally reveals why she missed 'Harry Potter' reunion

Author JK Rowling has finally broken her silence on her discernible absence from Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts, which premiered on HBO Max on January 1, 2022.

14 Aug 2022

Twitter

After Salman Rushdie attack, author JK Rowling receives death threat

Harry Potter creator JK Rowling received a public death threat on her official Twitter handle from an Iran-backed extremist on Saturday.

31 Jul 2022

Harry Potter

Happy birthday, Harry Potter! Our favorite Harry moments from series

There would hardly be any person, child or adult, who has been untouched by the phenomenon of "The Boy Who Lived."

26 Jan 2021

Twitter

Fans might get a new TV series on Harry Potter

Potterheads can regain their glory old days, now that a TV series on JK Rowling's career-defining and path-breaking tale of magic is going to be made.

29 Nov 2020

Johnny Depp

Mads Mikkelsen confirmed to play Gellert Grindelwald in 'Fantastic Beasts'

Putting all speculations to rest, Warner Bros. has finally confirmed that Mads Mikkelsen will replace Johnny Depp as Gellert Grindelwald in Fantastic Beasts 3.

12 Nov 2020

Walt Disney

Exiting 'Fantastic Beasts 3' made Johnny Depp richer by $10mn

Finally, here's some good news for Johnny Depp fans, who have been unable to bear the fact that the noted actor has accepted Warner Bros.' request to resign from Fantastic Beasts 3.

11 Nov 2020

Harry Potter

"Feels like a blessing," says 'Fantastic Beasts's Dumbledore Jude Law

Jude Law has established a firm position in Hollywood for etching out diverse roles.

02 Nov 2020

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp loses case against 'The Sun' involving ex-wife Heard

Actor Johnny Depp has legally failed to substantiate his claims against tabloid The Sun over an article that branded him a "wife-beater" while mentioning his and ex-wife Amber Heard's tumultuous relationship.

08 Oct 2020

London

Click selfies with flying Harry Potter at Leicester Square now

Leicester Square, London, has become a center of attraction for all Potterheads.

22 Sep 2020

Johnny Depp

'Fantastic Beasts 3' resumes shoot amid "a whole new normal"

Fantastic Beasts 3 is finally back to its sets after waiting it out for the coronavirus pandemic to calm down a bit.

15 Sep 2020

Twitter

JK Rowling's book 'Troubled Blood' slammed for 'hurting' trans community

Celebrity author JK Rowling has got embroiled in another controversy, this time surrounding the content of one of her latest books.

11 Jun 2020

Donald Trump

After Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson condemns JK Rowling's 'anti-trans' tweets

After Harry Potter author JK Rowling's "anti-trans" tweets surfaced, many celebrities including Daniel Radcliffe, who played the titular hero in the blockbuster movie franchise, have come out to openly criticize her.

09 Jun 2020

Twitter

JK Rowling row: Daniel Radcliffe apologizes to 'Harry Potter' fans

Harry Potter author JK Rowling was recently criticized for making a series of comments against the transgender community.

08 Jun 2020

Twitter

Why is JK Rowling being brutally trolled

Author JK Rowling, best known for creating the Harry Potter series, has once again come under fire for making comments against the transgender community.

06 Mar 2020

Indira Gandhi

Indira Gandhi, Amrit Kaur named TIME's 'Women of the Year'

To make reparations for a century of mostly men on its covers, the TIME magazine named 100 'Women of the Year' for each year starting 1920.

20 Dec 2019

Harry Potter

JK Rowling slammed for her transphobic tweet: Details here

In case you didn't already know, Harry Potter author JK Rowling is problematic.

31 Jul 2019

Chicago

Rags to riches: These famous stars once struggled for food

There are some like Josh Brolin (of Thanos fame), Charlie Sheen (Two and a Half Men actor) and Gwyneth Paltrow (of Iron Man fame), who had their paths smoothened before they forayed into the entertainment industry, courtesy their famous parents.

24 Jul 2019

DNA

Chewed gum, underwear, breath: Weird celebrities' items sold at auctions

The world is obsessed with celebrities.

14 Feb 2019

Johnny Depp

Daniel Radcliffe believes Harry Potter will eventually get a reboot

Daniel Radcliffe will forever be known as the boy who lived, for his role in the Harry Potter franchise, that has become an iconic part of popular culture.

29 Jan 2019

Hollywood

From island to village: 5 expensive things Johnny Depp owns

Johnny Depp is one of Hollywood's renowned names. He has recently gained a degree of infamy following Amber Heard's accusations against him for domestic abuse.

07 Jan 2019

Egypt

'Harry Potter' site reveals what wizards did before bathrooms existed

The Harry Potter universe is forever expanding as the author JK Rowling keeps providing new information to fans.

19 Nov 2018

Ariana Grande

'Fantastic Beasts': Where is the franchise headed next?

'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' is the second installation in the Harry Potter spin-off franchise, based on JK Rowling's works.

30 Oct 2018

Johnny Depp

#FantasticBeasts: Jude Law's 'manipulative' Dumbledore is praised as perfect

'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' is the sequel to the franchise inspired by JK Rowling's Harry Potter spin-off works. It would release on November 16.

27 Oct 2018

Walt Disney

Johnny Depp reportedly dropped from 'Pirates of the Caribbean' franchise

Johnny Depp's name has become synonymous with Captain Jack Sparrow from the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' franchise.

18 Oct 2018

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp will reprise his role in 'Fantastic Beasts 3'

'Fantastic Beasts', the spin-off of Harry Potter series will be returning for a third installment.

27 Sep 2018

India

Rowling gets origin of 'Nagini' wrong, Amish Tripathi schools her

After JK Rowling's seven-part Harry Potter series ended, she brought into light history and origins of many old characters.

11 Sep 2018

Donald Trump

#SerenaWilliamsMeltdown: "Upset people are offended, but won't take cartoon down"

An Australian cartoonist, Mark Knight is under public fire for drawing a cartoon of Serena Williams' meltdown in the US Open Final which is supposedly "racist and repugnant".

17 Jul 2018

Celebrity

Akshay, Salman in Forbes' 100 highest-paid celebs list, SRK out

Bollywood stars Akshay Kumar ($40.5mn) and Salman Khan ($37.7mn) have made it to Forbes' 100 highest paid entertainers list for 2018, grabbing the 76th and 82nd spots respectively.

21 Jun 2018

Udaipur

What makes June 21 special? Much more than #InternationalYogaDay

The United Nations started observing June 21 as International Yoga Day in 2015 and it has since been used to promote a healthy lifestyle.

15 Dec 2017

Hollywood

This AI-written Harry Potter-fanfiction is a masterpiece

We all know how smart Artificial Intelligence is. We've seen AI writing short-novels, songs, editing trailers, and playing games.

14 Dec 2017

Serena Williams

Spot Harry Potter, Usain Bolt, Serena Williams in the night-sky!

We have all read about constellations like Orion, Ursa Major, Cygnus; but astronomers have now created eight new constellations based on modern-day figures like Harry Potter (for JK Rowling), athlete Usain Bolt, tennis-star Serena Williams, Malala Yousafzai.

17 Nov 2017

Hollywood

The title, poster for second Fantastic Beasts film is out!

Potterheads, rejoice! Warner Brothers on Thursday revealed the first moving poster and the title for the second installment of the five-movie Fantastic Beasts series.

25 Apr 2017

India

Chetan Bhagat might soon be part of Delhi University syllabus!

If all goes according to plan, Delhi University students who take up the Popular Fiction elective paper in their second year might soon be studying Chetan Bhagat's Five Point Someone.

15 Feb 2017

Donald Trump

Women in Oklahoma may need men's written consent to abort

Oklahoma passed a proposal which calls for women to obtain permission from their sexual partner to 'allow' them to have an abortion.

25 Jan 2017

Donald Trump

President Trump signs order on abortion policy

On Donald Trump's first day in the Oval Office, he signed an executive order that revived a ban on federal funding towards groups that perform or provide information on abortions.