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J.K. Rowling

5 Jan
A British school has dropped J.K. Rowling's name from one of its houses because of the "Harry Potter" author's controversial views on transgender issues.
Harry Potter
26 Jan 2021
Warner Bros has denied the rumours that a Harry Potter-inspired television series is currently in the works. On Monday (January 25), Social media was rife with talks of a television series based on the life of the young wizard, Harry Potter. The rumour was solidified by multiple media reports, including an article from Hollywood Reporter…
JK Rowling
11 Jun 2020
J.K Rowling, the author of  "Harry Potter" yesterday revealed that she is a survivor of domestic abuse and sexual assault. She made this known in a blog post to give context to her controversial past comments about transgender women. Last weekend, Rowling faced backlash for her tweet about "people who menstruate." She wrote: "I'm sure there used…
9 Jun 2020
Daniel Radcliffe the star of the “Harry Potter” films has apologised to fans of the book franchise offended by comments from author JK Rowling which have been criticised as insensitive to the transgender community. The British writer sparked controversy and accusations of transphobia last weekend in a Twitter post about an article on menstrual health…
13 Mar 2018
Fantastic Beasts And When To Find Them is a movie based on the a spin-off novel written by award winning author J.K. Rowling of the same title that was released in 2016. The movie followed the story of a new character called Newt Scamander-- played by Eddie Redmayne-- who arrived in 1926 New York with a…
20 Oct 2017
The British Library has conjured to life the magical world of Harry Potter in a new exhibition featuring the oldest objects in its collection alongside never-seen items from J.K. Rowling's personal archive.
26 Jun 2017
The creator of a wizarding empire which has dazzled the world, J. K. Rowling struggled through hardship to become an unrivalled children's author with a global voice. Rowling once told a beaming crowd of Harvard University graduates how she had initially failed "on an epic scale".
26 Jun 2017
After years of rejection letters, British author J.K. Rowling finally published the first volume of the Harry Potter saga 20 years ago, on June 26, 1997.
22 Nov 2016
Harry Potter spin-off "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" debuted atop the North American box office, industry data showed Monday, taking a satisfactory but far from spellbinding $74.4 million.

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