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Dan Clarkson talks about 'Potted Potter' show in Las Vegas Special

Las Vegas - Daniel "Dan" Clarkson, star and creator, chatted about "Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience - A Parody by Dan and Jeff" in Las Vegas.

Review: ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ rambles onward Special

‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ is a bridge between the first film and the upcoming ones, though its foundation is a little shaky.

Review: ‘Harry Potter’ 4K goes back to where it all began Special

Fans can now complete their set of ultra-high-definition ‘Harry Potter’ films with the release of the years one to four.

J.K. Rowling made Companion of Honour by Queen Elizabeth II

"Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling has a major reason to celebrate. She was just made a Companion of Honour (CH) by Queen Elizabeth II on her Birthday Honours list.

Review: Issy Simpson gives emotional performance on Britain's Got Talent Special

Eight-year-old magician Issy Simpson was able to put on an astounding performance on the "Britain's Got Talent" finale, where she was crowned runner-up of this year's competition.

Review: ‘Harry Potter’ 4K puts viewers at the centre of a magical rivalry Special

The final four ‘Harry Potter’ films are now available in 4K and the wizards-in-trainings’ journey is even more magical in ultra-high-definition.

Review: ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ keeps the magic alive Special

‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ is the first laudable film in a series of prequels returning to the world of Harry Potter long before the boy and his friends were even born.

Op-Ed: JK Rowling posts Harry Potter rejection letter

London - If you’re a professional writer, you’ll be anything but surprised that Harry Potter was rejected. The book publishing industry is famous for rejecting the best in literature. It's also famous for turning writing a book in to an obstacle course.

Op-Ed: Harry Potter’s son arrives at Hogwarts! JK Rowling’s surprise

Sydney - Well, where else but on Twitter would you hear about James S Potter’s first day at Hogwarts? Seems he was also sorted to Gryfindor, “to no-one’s surprise.” A reincarnation of one of the least boring media products of all time?

J.K. Rowling responds to Westboro Baptist Church's anti-gay tweet

The always controversial Westboro Baptist Church recently squared off in a twitter argument with author J.K. Rowling over gay rights.

J.K. Rowling's Scottish haunt—The Elephant House coffee shop Special

Edinburgh - If, when visiting Edinburgh, Scotland, you feel like a warm drink and a bite to eat, wander over to the Old City and find The Elephant House, the eatery voted the best coffee shop in Edinburgh and where J.K. Rowling became inspired to write Harry Potter.

Review: 'Harry Potter' stage parody makes glorious return to Toronto Special

Toronto - I've missed several chances to see “Potted Potter”; besides its previous Toronto run in 2012, the world-touring revue has been in London and New York at times when I happened to be in those cities. Despite the new cast, it was worth the wait.

J.K. Rowling to release new Harry Potter story on Halloween

Though the last Harry Potter book came out in 2007 and the last film in 2011, the wizarding universe is still very much alive. J.K. Rowling will release a new Harry Potter short story on Oct. 31.

Three new Harry Potter spin-offs confirmed

Harry Potter fans everywhere will rejoice at Warner Bros’ latest announcement that they plan to release three new spin-off films in the next few years.

Harry Potter: Teddy Lupin spin-off ‘could happen’

Will Teddy Lupin ever make it from printed page to silver screen? Luke Newberry, who was once cast as him, thinks it "could happen," that there's definitely some potential in a spin-off from J.K. Rowling’s all-conquering "Harry Potter" film franchise.

Op-Ed: JK Rowling surprise — Adult Harry Potter short story hits the web

Sydney - After a long hiatus, Harry Potter has re-emerged as an adult! The story has been posted on, which is now mysteriously down, possibly because of an IT spell.

Casting announced for J. K. Rowling’s ‘The Casual Vacancy’

The actors cast for the forthcoming television adaptation of J. K. Rowling’s first non-children’s novel have been announced.

JK Rowling lawyer fined over leak

Chris Gossage, a partner at Russells Solicitors, has been fined over leaking the fact that JK Rowling had written a novel under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.

Authors accept censors' guidelines to sell books in China

Beijing - Due to censorship rules, Chinese readers of books originally published in English could be missing quite a few details. Here is one author's story.

'Insidious Chapter 2' poised to win — 'Pirates' put on hold

After a glut all summer long at the box office, the slowdown is once again reflected this weekend as only two wide releases enter the race.

Harry Potter spinoff film incoming, J.K. Rowling to write script

Warner Bros. Entertainment. has confirmed plans to make a new fantasy movie set in the Harry Potter universe. Calling it an "extended creative partnership" on Twitter, they have enlisted Hogwarts' creator, J.K. Rowling to pen the script herself.

Hoax: New Harry Potter book confirmed, 75 percent written

Citing a five-months-old April Fools article, some news agencies have published stories claiming that an eighth Harry Potter book has been confirmed and is near completion – 75 percent complete to be exact.

JK Rowling revealed as author of The 'Cuckoo's Calling'

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has written a crime novel under the guise of male debut writer Robert Galbraith. The book had sold 1,500 copies before the secret came to light in the Sunday Times.

JK Rowling revelation yields overnight sales windfall

London - JK Rowling has become an overnight sensation again, but it took a carefully crafted pseudonym and a big revelation to make it happen.

J. K. Rowling withholds new book from publishers, fears piracy

Author J. K. Rowling has decided to withhold her upcoming book from a handful of foreign publishers over fears of piracy.

JK Rowling’s first non-Harry Potter novel, cover image released

The cover image for J. K. Rowling’s first non-Harry Potter novel has been revealed by the author’s British publishers, Little, Brown.

New Harry Potter adventure for the PS3

Los Angeles - The latest Playstation 3 development is an interactive book, which can be read as a standard book or hooked up to the console to reveal interactive content. The first title will be a new Harry Potter adventure.

Potter fans abandon pet owls as craze wanes

Hundreds of pet owls are reportedly being abandoned by ex-Harry Potter fans across the UK as JK Rowling's Potter craze wanes after the release of the final film version last year.

J.K. Rowling's website 'Pottermore' will open in April

Pottermore, a website based on J.K. Rowling's best-selling series and subsequent feature films, will open in April, according to the website's official blog.

Op-Ed: Harry Potter, the actress, and businessman at the Leveson Inquiry

London - The Leveson Inquiry continued at the Royal Courts of Justice today with evidence from, among others, a wealthy man, a famous actress, and a lady author who is both famous and wealthy.
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Menus at The Elephant House.
Menus at The Elephant House.
View from The Elephant House towards Edinburgh castle.
View from The Elephant House towards Edinburgh castle.
Menu at The Elephant House.
Menu at The Elephant House.
Thank yous on the wall.
Thank yous on the wall.
Pottermore website logo.
Pottermore website logo.
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A scene from  Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
A scene from 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone'
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The cast in the short story has gotten a bit older and a bit grayer than in this scene. Other than t...
The cast in the short story has gotten a bit older and a bit grayer than in this scene. Other than that not too much has changed.
Sir Michael Gambon  as Albus Dumbledore in the Harry Potter movies
Sir Michael Gambon, as Albus Dumbledore in the Harry Potter movies
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Thoughts on walls - toilets of The Elephant House
Thoughts on walls - toilets of The Elephant House
Eddie Redmayne stars in  Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’
Eddie Redmayne stars in 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’
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Eddie Redmayne and Dan Fogler star in ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’
Eddie Redmayne and Dan Fogler star in ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’
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Pottermore website logo.
Pottermore website logo.
Patty Gopez

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