JK Rowling: News

01 May 2024

Daniel Radcliffe

'Really sad': Daniel Radcliffe expresses disappointment over Rowling's transgender views

Daniel Radcliffe, renowned for his portrayal of Harry Potter, has publicly expressed disappointment over the series' author, JK Rowling's views on transgender issues.

11 Apr 2024

Harry Potter

Trans-identity paper: Rowling thinks Daniel, Emma should 'save their apologies'

The ongoing disagreement between Harry Potter author JK Rowling and transgender rights advocates has taken a new turn.

03 Apr 2024


Will JK Rowling face arrest under hate law? Police clarify

JK Rowling, the renowned Harry Potter author and advocate for gender-critical views, will not face prosecution under Scotland's new hate crime legislation.

29 Dec 2023

Harry Potter

Gary Oldman, aka Sirius, calls his 'Harry Potter' performance 'mediocre'

Gary Oldman has received immense love for playing Sirius Black in the Harry Potter franchise.

03 Oct 2023

Film Festival

'Harry Potter' director David Yates to receive Raindance Icon Award

Esteemed British director David Yates, celebrated for his contributions to the Harry Potter franchise, has been named the recipient of the distinguished Raindance Icon Award 2023.

10 Sep 2023

Happy Birthday

Happy birthday, Chris Columbus: Exploring director's must-watch movies

The illustrious career of filmmaker Chris Columbus leads one to a treasure trove of must-watch films that have left an indelible mark on audiences worldwide.

16 Aug 2023


'Doctor Who's Ncuti Gatwa to lead 'David Copperfield' audio adaptation

Ncuti Gatwa—renowned for Sex Education—is set to headline Audible's upcoming audio drama adaptation of Charles Dickens's classic novel, David Copperfield.

03 Aug 2023


From 'Harry Potter' to 'Home Alone': Top family-friendly PG-rated movies

Deciding on a film that the whole family can enjoy can be a tiresome task—especially with the abundance of "unfiltered content" available through OTT platforms.

31 Jul 2023


Happy birthday, JK Rowling! Revisiting the author's best books

British author JK Rowling is a childhood favorite for millions as she introduced the fantastical world of wizards, witches, magic, and spells with Harry Potter.

31 Jul 2023

Harry Potter

Happy birthday, Harry Potter: Life-defining moments from each 'HP' film

Potterheads all around the world are celebrating the birthday of "The Boy Who Lived!"

31 Jul 2023

Happy Birthday

Happy birthday, JK Rowling: Amusing facts about sorceress of storytelling

Joanne Rowling—popularly known as JK Rowling—gifted the world with Harry Potter's enchanting realm of magic 26 years ago, and we can never thank her enough!

04 Jul 2023

Daniel Radcliffe

Will we see Daniel Radcliffe in upcoming 'Harry Potter' series

Daniel Radcliffe immortalized JK Rowling's titular character Harry Potter and Potterheads cannot think of anyone else playing the role. As HBO Max announced a decade-long reboot series, the original "Boy Who Lived" spoke about his potential return in the upcoming series.

15 May 2023


'Why do we reinvent everything': Joseph Fiennes on 'HP' series

Harry Potter is considered to be one of the most followed series among bookworms and cinephiles.

13 Apr 2023

Harry Potter

JK Rowling associated with new 'Harry Potter' series? Makers clarify

Putting an end to numerous speculations, HBO Max, on Wednesday, announced that it will be going ahead with the Harry Potter series, where each season will be dedicated to one book.

04 Apr 2023

Harry Potter

Harry Potter and gang set to return? Here's the truth

For all the Potterheads out there, here is some good news. Ever since Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows - Part 2 was released in 2011, the fans were left a little disappointed as the decade-long film franchise had come to an end.

28 Aug 2022


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


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."

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.

08 Oct 2020


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

Fantastic Beasts

'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

Harry Potter

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

Harry Potter

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

Harry Potter

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


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.

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.

07 Jan 2019


'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.

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


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.

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


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


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


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.