We love to think our favorite fictional characters live happily ever after. But if we’re being realistic about it, there’s no way every single prince and princess who ever got together, stayed together. On that note, Harry Potter actor Rupert Grint has bad news about his character, Ron Weasley.
We’ve known about the existence of an international wizarding community in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter universe. Now, in a recent update to Pottermore, she’s revealed the identities of a number of additional magical academies across the world.
J.K. Rowling’s latest story in the world of Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, won’t open for 11 months. But this weekend, an almost three minute sneak peek at the film was released and it’s going to give you chills.
We love a good take, minimal take on something, but these edition of the Harry Potter series just blow us away. Created by Kincső Nagy in Hungary,
All of our favorite characters are orphans. Or else, they had horrendously abusive childhoods. Basically, giving characters childhood trauma is an all-purpose motivation—why else would someone be a vigilante/wizard/etc. unless something had gone wrong in their lives? But here are 10 people who had normal families that…
Many a rock star has trashed a hotel room to celebrate a triumphant performance. It turns out rock stars of the children’s literature world do the same, they just tend to be a lot more polite about it.
So I had this idea of Nazi artifact hunters crossed with a Harry Potter-type young hero who inherits one of those artifacts. At the time I was planning on writing a science fiction novel, but when I thought about it… Come on, how could I not write about magicians fighting Nazis?
As fans who grew up with the Harry Potter books gets older, ways to enjoy their fandom get more adult. The latest example might be the best yet, a blending of Quidditch and beer pong.
Artist Joey Jacks has set himself a challenge: Every day this month, he’s posting a bit of fan art. His pen-and-ink style is full of humor, and each drawing is jam-packed with the kind of deal only fans can really appreciate.
Over the weekend, even as most of us were celebrating the fact that a new Star Wars movie did not in any way suck, some portions of the internet got sucked into a pointless, silly debate. Is Rey, the film’s hero, a “Mary Sue”? The answer is no. Next question?
Since October, we’ve known that a new story set in the Harry Potter universe, The Cursed Child, would be coming as a stage play in the summer of 2016. Now, we know just who will be headlining the play.
When tackling something as big as death, it’s sometimes easiest to make it into a single personality. Genre fiction is replete with capital-“D”-Deaths. Some are serious, some are funny, and some are just annoying. Here are ten great representatives from the great beyond.
It’s been just four years since we last visited J.K. Rowling’s magical world on the big screen, but it feels like much longer. And while this trailer for the prequel series Fantastic Beasts doesn’t have much to it, it’s a first glimpse at what it’s going to be like being back in this world—just with American accents.
J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter books have become such an integral part of the way we all live our lives, sometimes we take aspects of them for granted. Like, for example, the amazing original cover art by Mary GrandPré. She now has new a colleague: Olly Moss.
Seriously. Did you ever have a ridiculously good-looking friend who was also brilliant and talented, but they made some really bad choices and threw it all away? Victor Frankenstein is like that. This movie has so much going for it, and just fritters it away, like a goddamn frittering machine.
Up until now,if you’ve wanted to listen to the Harry Potter novels, you would have had to have picked up the physical editions, or go through Pottermore. Now, Audible has all of the novels available as part of their collection.
You might think a movie about faking the Moon landings would be mad enough—and especially once you throw in the idea of hiring Stanley Kubrick, director of 2001, to spearhead the project. But Moonwalkers looks much weirder than that.
It’s been a big week for fans of the Harry Potter franchise. We got our first look at the logo for the prequel Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, followed by a ton of images and even the American word for “muggle.” Now there’s even more, as we’ve learned about the plot and characters in the 2016 film.
Big happenings in the wizarding world of H.P.! Courtesy of that Entertainment Weekly that presented the first picture of Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, we have now learned that American witches and wizards have a whole new term for those who can’t practice magic.
Entertainment Weekly has Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them star Eddie Redmayne on its cover, giving us our first glimpse of Newt Scamander.