Meet this independent author who at one point was outselling JK Rowling

N/A Adam Croft is one of the most successful independent authors in modern times And the reason he is underneath the radar? It’s because rather than having his books printed by a traditional publisher, Adam sells his books via the internet via his own website and Amazon, so readers download them to read on computers, […]

Chamber (pot) of secrets: JK Rowling grosses fans out with toilet truth

JK Rowling gave Harry Potter fans some material for their nightmares when she revealed that before plumbing was installed in Hogwarts, students and teachers merely “went” on the floor and magicked away their waste. Rowling shared this disconcerting truth in a post on Pottermore, the website she uses to communicate with her fans. It was […]

Fantastic Beasts 3: Did JK Rowling just reveal the setting of the next sequel?

Two years ago the first Fantastic Beasts movie was set in New York City, while The Crimes of Grindelwald will mainly be set in Paris. With three more movies in the franchise to go, it’s anyone’s guess which cities will be the focus of future sequels. However, Rowling may have subtly revealed the setting of […]

Evanna Lynch says ‘Harry Potter’ author JK Rowling helped her through an eating disorder at 11 — before the actress was cast as Luna Lovegood

David Livingston/Getty Images and Chris Jackson/Getty Images Evanna Lynch opened up about how JK Rowling and the “Harry Potter” series helped her overcome an eating disorder when she was 11 or 12 years old. The actress shared the story on the latest episode of ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars,” which she is competing on. “The […]

Fantastic Beasts 2: Nagini twist just the beginning – JK Rowling teases even BIGGER shock

In last week’s final trailer, the character of Nagini – a Maledictus – was unveiled, as played by Claudia Kim. She, it turns out, is inflicted with a blood curse that enables her to switch at will between human and snake – although she’s inevitably doomed to eventually end up a permanent serpent, going on […]

Harry Potter: JK Rowling apologises for killing off [SPOILER] on Battle of Hogwarts 20th

In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the final book and two-part film in Rowling’s best-selling series, a number of beloved characters kick the bucket. Taking place – fictitiously – on May 2, 1998, today marks the 20th anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts, when Harry Potter defeated Lord Voldemort. And over the last few […]

Fans are dragging J.K. Rowling for getting this magical detail wrong in the new ‘Fantastic Beasts’ trailer

Warner Bros. The first trailer for “Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald”  was just released. “Harry Potter” fans immediately noticed how wizards are shown apparating into Hogwarts. According to J.K. Rowling‘s original book series, this isn’t supposed to be possible. Fans took to Twitter with their criticism and Hermione GIFs to complain.  Technically there are ways around […]

Daily Podcast: Best Cities as Characters Movies, Taika Watiti, Quentin Tarantino, JK Rowling, Justice League

On the December 7, 2017 episode of /Film Daily, Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film writers Chris Evangelista and Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss the latest news, including the possibility of a Taika Watiti Star Wars movie, more on Quentin Tarantino’s Star Trek, JK Rowling’s defense of Johnny Depp, Detective Pikachu casting, the original Justice League […]

Harry Potter character’s HEARTBREAKING creation story revealed by J.K. Rowling

Speaking as part of a bBC documentary set to air this weekend, Rowling admitted that Professor Sprout – played by Miriam Margolyes in the films – holds a particularly special place in her heart. She recalled staying at a friend’s house in 1990, after having started work on the first book about six months earlier. […]

JK Rowling changed her handwriting to create alter-ego Robert Galbraith

The first book in the Cormoran Strike series, the Cuckoo’s Calling, was reviewed by fellow writers including Val McDermid and James Patterson, before Rowling had been revealed as the true author. Rowling, 52, wrote to thank them in fake handwriting but later apologised for fooling them when her cover was blown. She said: “I wasn’t […]