'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' Finds a 'Harry Potter' Director
Here's another reason to be excited for ' Harry Potter ' spinoff film ' Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them ': the new project has just taken on a director quite familiar with the wizarding world of Harry Potter.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
The Casual Vacancy Book Review
When Barry Fairbrother drops dead of an aneurism while celebrating his wedding anniversary with his wife at the local golf club in the small town of Pagford, it leaves a 'casual vacancy' on the parish council.
JK Rowling honours Malala Yousafzai at Book Festival
SELLING author JK Rowling made a surprise Edinburgh Festival appearance - in honour of the Pakistani teenager who survived being shot in the head by the Taleban for speaking up for the right of girls to be educated.
'Harry Potter' director may helm 'Fantastic Beasts' spinoff
Director David Yates is in talks to take on the Harry Potter spinoff "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" by author J.K. Rowling.
The Miami Herald
Diagon Alley adds new magic to Universal Orlando
Like magic - or more like an extremely savvy feat of theme park planning - an umbrella extending from the side of the building in front of her produced thunder and rain.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Ucas chief joins in on Hogwarts rejection joke
The chief executive of university admissions service Ucas has joined in on an internet prank that shows a student receiving a rejection letter from 'Hogwarts University'.
Sunday's suggested film: Books made into movies
Everyone loves to dive into a good story full of amazing characters and unpredictable plotlines.
The Wichita Eagle
Haruki Murakamia s new novel masterfully traces a mana s melancholy pilgrimage
"Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage: A Novel" by Haruki Murakami, translated by Philip Gabriel In its first week in Japan last year, Haruki Murakami's new novel sold 1 million copies - a figure that most U.S. writers would die for.
Voices: Of pandas, spiders and Scottish independence
Such is the hubbub around next month's historic vote for independence in Scotland that the prospects of a Chinese panda giving birth in Edinburgh Zoo are being hailed as a potential game-changer - for the "yes" campaign.
El Paso Times
Book notes: Native American writer wins Dayton prize
Author Louise Erdrich, whose writings chronicle contemporary Native American life through characters representing its mix of heritages and cultures, has won the Dayton Literary Peace Prize's distinguished achievement award.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
'Harry Potter' Spinoff Will Be Just Like 'Harry Potter' Movies
The Harry Potter spinoff Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is moving forward, with Variety reporting that the director of the final four Harry Potter movies will return to direct at least the first film in the new trilogy.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
J.K. Rowling brings singing sorceress to life in new 'Harry Potter' story
Thanks to Pottermore, "Harry Potter" fans have been treated to regular installments of author J.K. Rowling's ramblings and writings of lesser-known characters from the popular book series.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Four-Time Harry Potter Director David Yates to Helm Fantastic Beasts
A familiar face is about to return to the Wizarding World. Variety reports that four-time Harry Potter director David Yates has signed on to direct Warner Bros.
Harry Potter 5-8 Director Back for Fantastic Beasts
The expansion of the Harry Potter universe into a new film series will begin with someone very familiar to Potter fans - director David Yates .
'Harry Potter' Spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts' Director Revealed: David Yates
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Harry Potter helped shape the political culture of a generation
POLITICAL INFLUENCE: Readers of Harry Potter have great levels of acceptance for out-groups, higher political tolerance, less predisposition to authoritarianism, greater support for equality, and greater opposition to the use of violence and torture.
JK Rowling reveals how Shirley Bassey inspired 'Harry Potter character
JK Rowling recently posted on her website Pottermore.com a short story about one of her favorite off-stage characters in the whole series who was inspired by singer Shirley Bassey.
Reader's Agenda Thu 8/21: Wizard World Comic Con, Harry Potter at ...
Put on your cosplaying best-Wizard World Comic Con opens today at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
6 Butterbeer Recipes Even Muggles Can Try
Anyone who has ever read the "Harry Potter" books or seen any of the eight movies chronicling the life of the boy wizard wonder has an acute case of FOMOOB by now.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
J.K. Rowling Elaborates on 'Harry Potter' Character...
J.K. Rowling has taken to Pottermore.com to expand on obscure ' Harry Potter ' character Celestina Warbeck, an "international wizarding singing sensation" who was mentioned throughout the series but was officially never introduced as a character.