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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘J.K. Rowling’

J.K. Rowling Calls Out ‘Idiot’ on Twitter for Serena Williams Diss

J.K. Rowling is a tennis fan. When the famed author of “Harry Potter” took to Twitter on Saturday to express her love for Serena Williams, many agreed with her. Rowling tweeted: #SerenaSlam! I love her. What an athlete, what a role model, what a woman! #SerenaSlam! I love her. What an athlete, what a role model, what a woman! — …

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Emma Watson Dedicates Britannia Award to Her Dead Hamster, Find Out Why

Emma Watson surely surprised the audience at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in Los Angeles on Thursday when she dedicated her Britannia Award to her late hamster Millie. Watson, who rose to fame as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter series of films, won the Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year. A graduate of Brown …

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Celestina Warbeck: ‘Harry Potter’ Character Gets Her Own Story

Fans of the Harry Potter series will be happy to know that J.K. Rowling has brought to life another lesser-known character from the Harry Potter world of wizardry. On Monday, Rowling published a piece about the story behind Celestina Warbeck, the character who Rowling describes as a ‘Singing Sorceress’. The character of Warbeck, was never really mentioned in the Harry …

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J.K. Rowling Voices Opinion on Scottish Independence

The debate over whether or not Scotland should separate from England and become its own, independent, sovereign nation has been waging for quite some time now. The discussion will finally come to an end on September 8, when Scots 16 years and older will vote in the referendum. Before that time comes, though, both sides of the argument have much …

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J.K. Rowling Signs Three-Movie Contract with WB

In yet another victory for capitalism (and hopefully for fans), the New York Times has reported that Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has signed a deal with Warner Bros. which will see her Potter-world spin-off, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” come to the big screen in three separate installments. Rowling composed and published “Fantastic Beasts and Where to …

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J.K. Rowling Will Publish New Novel Under Pseudonym This Summer

After the success of her first adult-themed book under a different name, J.K. Rowling has decided to publish a new book under her pseudonym. Rowling released her first novel under the name Robert Gailbraith in 2013, and will be publishing its sequel later this year. J.K. Rowling’s last book, The Cuckoo’s Calling, is a murder mystery, and the upcoming The …

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J.K. Rowling Second Guessing Harry Potter Ending

Seven years after the Harry Potter saga came to an end, author J.K. Rowling has revealed some interesting information. For those of you who followed the series to its completion, you already know that two of the main characters Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger ended up romantically involved. While many loved the ending, more people were upset that Hermione did …

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J.K. Rowling Is Preparing To Bring Harry Potter To The Stage

Listen up Harry Potter fans, big news is here. J.K. Rowling is working on a stage play about the beloved character of Harry Potter, featuring a story that fans have never been exposed to before. The upcoming stage production will debut in London’s West End. First, J.K. Rowling was responsible for one of the most popular and best-selling young adult …

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J.K. Rowling Is Collaborating on a Harry Potter Play

Already over a year in the works, a new chapter to the Harry Potter oeuvre is coming to a theatre probably-not-so-near you. J.K. Rowling has announced that she is currently working on a new Harry Potter project, one that will take place on the UK stage. A collaboration with noted stage producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender, the new Harry …

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J.K. Rowling: Screenwriting Debut New Wizardry Films

Hogwarts must be real, because something magical is going on in Hollywood. Warner Bros. announced Thursday that a movie series is coming with J.K. Rowling debuting as a screenwriter. The new movies are a spin-off of the Harry Potter series based on Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by fictional author Newt Scamander. “‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find …

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Harry Potter Spin-Off Movie Announced

Good news Potter fans. Warner Bros. today announced that it will be producing a new series of movies based on the Harry Potter world. The studio has signed an agreement with Potter author J.K. Rowling to adapt her spin-off Potter book Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them for theaters. The movie adaptation will not feature Harry Potter himself, though …

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‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ Author Tops Top-Earner List

Very few people become an author to make money, and those who do often rake in a modest sum that allows them to work on their next project. The Forbes list of top-earning authors of 2013 is not filled with those people. It is no shocker that the top earner for this year is “Fifty Shades of Grey” author E.L. …

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