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

12 Nov 2020

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.

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

11 Nov 2020

"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.

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

02 Nov 2020

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.

Click selfies with flying Harry Potter at Leicester Square now

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.

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

22 Sep 2020

'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.

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

15 Sep 2020

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.

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

11 Jun 2020

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.

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

09 Jun 2020

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.

Why is JK Rowling being brutally trolled

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.

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

06 Mar 2020

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.

JK Rowling slammed for her transphobic tweet: Details here

20 Dec 2019

JK Rowling slammed for her transphobic tweet: Details here

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

Rags to riches: These famous stars once struggled for food

31 Jul 2019

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.

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

24 Jul 2019

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

The world is obsessed with celebrities.

Daniel Radcliffe believes Harry Potter will eventually get a reboot

14 Feb 2019

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.

From island to village: 5 expensive things Johnny Depp owns

29 Jan 2019

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.

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

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.

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

19 Nov 2018

'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.

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

30 Oct 2018

#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.

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

27 Oct 2018

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.

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

18 Oct 2018

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.

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

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.

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

11 Sep 2018

#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".

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

17 Jul 2018

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.

What makes June 21 special? Much more than #InternationalYogaDay

21 Jun 2018

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.

This AI-written Harry Potter-fanfiction is a masterpiece

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.

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

14 Dec 2017

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.

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

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.

Chetan Bhagat might soon be part of Delhi University syllabus!

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.

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

15 Feb 2017

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.

President Trump signs order on abortion policy

25 Jan 2017

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.