ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Harry Potter fans helped increase attendance by 50 percent at Universal Orlando Resort in the past few years, and interest in a second Harry Potter park opening there July 8 could […]
NEW YORK (AP) — J.K. Rowling added a subtle comment under her pen name Robert Galbraith on Wednesday about the standoff between her publisher and Amazon.com. The “Harry Potter” author noted in a tweet from […]
LONDON (AP) — J.K. Rowling’s world of wizardry is coming back to the big screen — but without Harry Potter. Film studio Warner Bros. announced Thursday that Rowling will write the screenplay for a movie […]
LONDON (AP) — Author J.K. Rowling accepted an apology and a charitable donation Wednesday from a law firm which revealed she wrote a crime novel under a pseudonym. The “Harry Potter” author was exposed by […]
LONDON (AP) — J.K. Rowling says her crime-writing alter ego Robert Galbraith had respectable sales and two TV adaptation offers before he was exposed as a pseudonym for the “Harry Potter” novelist. Rowling said […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Confined to the basement of a CIA secret prison in Romania about a decade ago, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the admitted mastermind of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, asked his jailers whether he could […]
WATFORD, England (AP) — Britain’s young royals had a magical day out Friday with a visit to the studio where the “Harry Potter” movies were filmed. Prince William, the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry toured Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden near London.
BOSTON (AP) — The boy who was killed in the Boston Marathon bombings was remembered by neighbors Tuesday as a vivacious 8-year-old who loved to run and climb. Martin Richard was among the three people killed in the explosions Monday.
(AP) — Richard Griffiths was one of the great British stage actors of his generation, a heavy man with a light touch, whether in Shakespeare or Neil Simon. But for millions of movie fans, he will always be grumpy Uncle Vernon of “Harry Potter” movies.
LONDON (AP) – James Bond rules the box office – though he has failed to dethrone Harry Potter. Producers say the new Bond adventure, “Skyfall,” has had the second-biggest opening weekend in British movie history, […]
LONDON (AP) – British bookshops opened their doors early Thursday and some grown-up Harry Potter fans lined up overnight as J.K. Rowling launched her long-anticipated first book for adults, “The Casual Vacancy.” The lines were […]
(AP) – Harry Potter has joined the Kindle lending library. Amazon.com announced Thursday that on June 19, the e-book editions of J.K. Rowling’s seven Potter novels will become part of the Kindle service available to […]