Category Archives: Harry Potter

J.K. Rowling has written a new short story about Harry Potter–as an adult

Harry Potter fans get excited! J. K. Rowling has written a new 1500-word short story about Harry Potter in his thirties and his friends from the perspective of gossip columnist Rita Skeeter. This is the first time J K Rowling … Continue reading

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Does alcohol play a major role in the latest Harry Potter movie?

I noticed the drinking in the last Harry Potter movie. It surprised me a little–underage in a pub, etc–but it didn’t upset me. Did you notice it? What do you think about it? In the books, I didn’t notice it … Continue reading

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The 6th Harry Potter movie’s release date has been moved back

The release date for the movie based on J K Rowling’s 6th Harry Potter Book, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, has been moved back to July 17, 2009 from its original November 21, 2008 date. Warner Bros gave two … Continue reading

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Rowling’s Tales of Beedle the Bard available to everyone

Remember how one copy of J.K’s The Tales of Beedle the Bard was auctioned off, and there were only 6 copies of the book in existence, leaving a lot of disappointed fans? Well, no more. Now everyone will be able … Continue reading

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Rowling on a regret, and her speech at Harvard

On a recent BBC program Scotland’s Hidden Epidemic: The truth about MS, Rowling said: “I started writing Harry six months before [my mother] died.” (J.K. Rowling’s mother died of MS in 1990.) “That’s obviously a real regret, because I never … Continue reading

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Special Harry Potter anniversary edition book will be published

Harry Potter fans will be interested in knowing that a special Harry Potter anniversary edition of the first Harry Potter book–Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone–is going to be published by Scholastic and Arthur A. Levine. The book will include … Continue reading

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Harry Potter tour with movie paraphernalia debuting Spring 2009

Harry Potter fans will be glad to know that an international Harry Potter exhibit is going to launch in the spring of 2009, touring at least 10 cities over 5 years. Harry Potter: The Exhibition (by Becker Group and Warner … Continue reading

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