J.K. Rowling Posts New Story Featuring a 34-Year-Old Harry Potter

Jay Hathaway · 07/08/14 08:40AM

Bajillion-selling author J.K. Rowling has been hard at work in her Harry Potter universe this year, scripting the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, but her best-known characters have remained on the shelf since the series concluded. Until last night, that is, when Rowling returned to Harry, Ron, and Hermione, now in their 30s, in a new story on her Pottermore website.

Brendan O'Connor · 03/30/14 12:06PM

Warner Brothers will adapt J.K. Rowling's wonderful extended Harry Potter-universe Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them into a trilogy of "megamovies," according to the New York Times. What is a megamovie? Who cares! "The stories, neither prequels or sequels, will start in New York about seven decades before the arrival of Mr. Potter and his pals."

Pottermore Beta Encourages Wand-Play With Minors

Remy Stern · 08/20/11 11:55AM

The beta version of Pottermore, the much-discussed multimedia-moneymaker-somethingorother announced by J.K. Rowling in July, has gone live for a few thousand obsessive fans. How obsessive? To qualify as beta testers of Pottermore, they had to find seven different clues on seven different websites on seven different days. At the Sony website, they were asked how many owls appear on a particular shop sign in Diagon Alley, and told to multiply that number by seven. At the Guardian website, they were told to multiply a particular Quidditch game's score by 35. (Wizarding is mathy business.)

All the Sights from the Harry Potter London Premiere

Brian Moylan · 07/07/11 05:47PM

Harry Potter and The End of the Gravy Train, Part Nine premiered in London today along with most of the British cast, a handful of celebs, and JK Rowling herself. Let's have a look at the festivities, shall we?