J.K. Rowling News
How the TV show 'Deception' depicts real magic tricks on screen
The ABC series starring Jack Cutmore-Scott and Ilfanesh Hadera is about an illusionist who helps the FBI solve crimes.
Chelsea Clinton weighs on 'inappropriate' Ivanka Trump question, new book
"Anyone who works for the White House should be expected to answer any question about the White House," Clinton said.
J.K . Rowling defends casting of Johnny Depp in 'Fantastic Beasts' sequel
" Harry Potter " author J.K. Rowling has issued a statement defending the casting of Johnny Depp in the upcoming film "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald," a sequel to the 2016 film starring Eddie Redmayne. Depp will play the titular villain Gellert Grindelwald in the upcoming film -- he
Actress Zoe Kravitz says she grew up without a television
For someone who has made her living on the screen, Zoe Kravitz did not grow up watching one. "I didn’t grow up with television. We had a TV, but it wasn’t connected to anything except for a VCR," the daughter of actress Lisa Bonet and rocker Lenny Kravitz told Elle magazine . "My mom would go to
Why 'Harry Potter' fans are freaking out about 'Fantastic Beasts' sequel title
The title for the sequel to "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" was revealed today and it has "Harry Potter" fans going crazy with excitement. The sequel, expected to hit theaters next year, is called "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald," Warner Bros. announced. And the title gives
Seattle dad creates spellbinding replica of Harry Potter's Diagon Alley in driveway
Some fathers build their kids tree houses, but this Seattle dad teamed up with his neighbors to give his daughters another world -- part of the wizarding world of Harry Potter , that is. It all started a few weeks ago when Seattle native Jon Chambers decided to take a break from his job in the tech
‘Gryffindogs' or ‘Hufflefluff:' Animal shelter sorts dogs into Hogwarts-themed houses
An animal shelter in Florida has sprinkled some " Harry Potter "-inspired magic into its dog adoption process. Dogs at the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando are now being sorted into the same four Hogwarts houses made famous by J.K. Rowling’s book series. Much like the Sorting Hat did at Hogwarts,
Daniel Radcliffe continues post 'Harry Potter'-transformation with new role in 'Jungle'
Daniel Radcliffe is apparently proud to shed his boy-wizard image. When a reporter suggested that his new film, "Jungle," is nothing like " Harry Potter ," he replied, "Thank you." It's a porthole into how the actor, made famous by J.K. Rowling's iconic character, thinks about his film choices now.
5 things to know about Morgan Hurd, 16-year-old US gymnastics world champ
Meet the up-and-coming star of the USA women’s gymnastics team who helped keep their long-standing win streak at the World Championships alive in her first-ever appearance at the competition. Newcomer Morgan Hurd, 16, stepped up to the mat for the women's all-around competition when Ragan Smith,
Stevie Wonder takes 'both knees' in response to Trump's NFL comments; other celebs speak out
Stevie Wonder is among the celebrities speaking out in response to President Donald Trump 's criticism of NFL players who kneel in protest during the national anthem. While performing at the Global Citizen Festival in New York City, the iconic musician made a symbolic gesture in support of kneeling