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J.K. Rowling Women's Hour Takeover

Posted by: Catherine
April 28, 2014, 04:36 PM

BBC 4 now has J.K. Rowling's Guest Edit on Women's Hour Takeover available to listen to, here.

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J. K. Rowling Reveals What Gemstone is in Hufflepuff House Points Hourglass

Posted by: Mel
April 25, 2014, 08:45 PM

J. K. Rowling has updated her Twitter to answer a question about what gemstone is in the Hufflepuff house points hourglass:

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J.K. Rowling's BBC Guest Edit Coming Monday

Posted by: Catherine
April 25, 2014, 10:43 AM

As reported previously, J.K. Rowling is going to be a guest editor for BBC 4's Women's Hour Takeover week. Ms. Rowling tweeted this morning that her guest edit hour is coming on Monday. She will be kicking off this BBC segment, as her episode is the first of five. Her edit hour will cover shoes, women andContinued...

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Trio to be Featured in Gringotts Ride in Diagon Alley Expansion

Posted by: Mel
April 24, 2014, 08:46 PM

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley official site has been updated to include a bit more information on the "Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts" attraction and reveals that theme park goers will see Harry, Ron, and Hermione when they ride it:

Enter Gringotts™Continued...

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Harry Potter Read-a-thon for HPA's Accio Books!

Posted by: Catherine
April 19, 2014, 11:33 AM

Earlier this month, the Harry Potter Alliance in Chicago had a read-a-thon for their Accio Books book drive. As many fans know, the Harry Potter Alliance (HPA) is an international non-profit organization, constructed by Harry Potter fans, that fights injustice using morals and themes found in the HarryContinued...

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Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Japan to Open July 15th

Posted by: Mel
April 18, 2014, 08:43 PM

Today, Universal Studios Japan announced that The Wizarding World of Harry Potter area will open at their park on July 15th, 2014. The prime minister of Japan, the US ambassador to Japan, Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood), and Harry Potter set designer Stuart Craig were thereContinued...

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Live Coverage of the 2014 Quidditch World Cup on Pottermore

Posted by: Mel
April 15, 2014, 08:50 PM

We have some really exciting news from Pottermore: J. K. Rowling is adding new content to the site about the current Quidditch World Cup as it takes place in real time. Information about the opening ceremonies and the first match, which was between Norway and the Ivory Coast, can be viewedContinued...

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Happy Birthday Emma Watson!

Posted by: Catherine
April 15, 2014, 04:03 PM

Today Emma Watson is celebrating her 24th birthday! Ms. Watson is currently shooting her first takes of Regression, today, as it is the first day on set. According to Emma's tweet, the first day of shooting is "a very cool birthday present". Please join us in wishing Emma Watson a very happy birthday!

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J. K. Rowling to Guest Edit BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour Takeover Week

Posted by: Mel
April 09, 2014, 09:03 PM

J. K. Rowling updated her Facebook to announce that she'll be a guest editor on BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour Takeover Week from April 28th to May 2nd:

J.K. Rowling will be one of five guest editors in BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour Takeover week, from 28th April to 2nd May 2014. SheContinued...

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Wizarding World of Harry Potter to Open at Universal Hollywood in 2016

Posted by: Mel
April 09, 2014, 09:01 PM

In an official press release Universal Studios announced that the Wizarding World of Harry Potter will open on the West Coast in 2016:

This monumental transformation, the most significant undertaking in the theme park's storied 50 year history, will have substantial impactsContinued...

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Hannah Hart is Coming to LeakyCon 2014

Posted by: Catherine
April 05, 2014, 12:28 AM

LeakyCon was excited to announce the arrival of a new special guest, Hannah Hart, to LeakyCon 2014 in Orlando. Hannah Hart, an avid Potter fan, is most well known as a YouTube sensation with her series "My Drunk Kitchen." Ms. Hart will be leading a special edition of "My Drunk Kitchen" at LeakyCon 2014, withContinued...

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Video: Dan Radcliffe on The Tonight Show

Posted by: Mel
April 04, 2014, 08:49 PM

Dan Radcliffe appeared on The Tonight Show last night, where he discussed his upcoming Broadway play, "The Cripple of Inishmaan" and played a game with host Jimmy Fallon.


You can watch the clips of Radcliffe on the Tonight Show here and here. Please be advised that there is some mature content.

"The CrippleContinued...

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"J. K. Rowling: A Bibliography" to be Published in December in the US, in April in the UK

Posted by: Mel
April 02, 2014, 08:46 PM

A new book concerning the writings of J. K. Rowling, "J. K. Rowling: A Bibliography" is being published later this month in the UK, and on December 18th in the US. The summary of the book is as follows:

This is the definitive bibliography of the writings of J. K.Continued...

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