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Outrage sparks over UK story 'justifying' JK Rowling domestic abuse

Jun 13, 2020 - 5:47 PM

Domestic abuse campaigners are angry over a front-page story in Britain where the ex-husband of 'Harry Potter' author J.K. Rowling defended hitting her in the past

Emma Watson, Eddie Redmayne defend transgender people following JK Rowling's anti-trans tweets

Jun 11, 2020 - 4:14 PM

The actors both appeared in films in the 'Harry Potter' universe

ALLIES. Emma Watson and Eddie Redmayne voice their support for transgender people following anti-trans tweets by 'Harry Potter' author JK Rowling. Photos by Chris Delmas/AFP and Andy Rain/EPA

JK Rowling says she is survivor of sexual assault, domestic abuse

Jun 11, 2020 - 9:25 AM

The 'Harry Potter' author reveals the information in a blog post to 'give context' to her controversial past comments about transgender women

Daniel Radcliffe speaks up in support of transgender, nonbinary persons

Jun 09, 2020 - 12:04 PM

The 'Boy Who Lived' releases a statement through the Trevor Project – an organization that provides support for LGBTQ+ youth

ALLY. Daniel Radcliffe affirms his support for transgender and nonbinary people in a statement released through the Trevor Project. Shutterstock file photo

Expelliarmus! ‘Harry Potter’ fans up in arms over JK Rowling’s anti-trans tweets

Jun 07, 2020 - 4:14 PM

This isn’t the first time the author’s revealed her anti-trans sentiments

TERF? The author is under fire for tweets that seem to confirm suspicion that she's a TERF – a trans-exclusionary radical feminist. Photo from JK Rowling's Instagram account

JK Rowling to publish fairy tale free for locked-down children

May 26, 2020 - 11:46 PM

The first two chapters of 'The Ickabog' are up online

(FILES) This file photo taken on February 12, 2017 shows  British author J. K. Rowling posing upon arrival at the BAFTA British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London. 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. Now 20 years since "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was first published, inspiring a generation of young readers -- and their parents -- it is hard to imagine Rowling before the seven Harry Potter books.  / AFP PHOTO / Justin TALLIS

J.K. Rowling sparks outrage over anti-transgender comments

Dec 20, 2019 - 12:46 PM

'Harry Potter' author J.K. Rowling tweets her support for Maya Forstater, a UK researcher who was fired over insisting that 'it is impossible to change sex'

JK Rowling to release 4 new 'Harry Potter' e-books

May 31, 2019 - 3:16 PM

The non-fiction series is entitled 'Harry Potter: A Journey Through...' and will explore Hogwarts classes, such as Potions, Herbology, and Divination

LOOK: New book covers for 'Harry Potter' 20th anniversary

Jun 12, 2018 - 10:35 AM

The new paperback covers, by bestselling author and award-winning artist Brian Selznick, are set to hit shelves in July – Harry's birth month

HARRY POTTER. New covers commemorate the 20th anniversary of the book series. Images courtesy of Scholastic Asia.

WATCH: First ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ trailer brings fans back to Hogwarts

Mar 14, 2018 - 8:32 AM

Wands (and hearts) at the ready!

RETURN TO HOGWARTS. The new trailer for 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' show several scenes inside the beloved wizarding school. Screenshot from YouTube.com/WarnerBrosPictures

Berita selebriti hari ini: Jumat, 8 Desember 2017

Dec 08, 2017 - 10:22 PM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

Potterheads unite to celebrate Harry Potter’s '19 Years Later' epilogue

Sep 01, 2017 - 10:00 PM

Don’t we all wish we were at King’s Cross right now?

Photo from Twitter.com/Pottermore

J. K. Rowling marks 'wonderful' Harry Potter anniversary

Jun 26, 2017 - 11:37 PM

20 years ago today a world that I had lived in alone was suddenly open to others It s been wonderful Rowling tweets

WATCH: Potterhead Quiz: Kids vs Adults

Jun 26, 2017 - 11:28 PM

We put the old guard of Potterheads to the test by seeing how well they would fare against the young kids who are discovering Harry Potter today

Duterte, Soganub, Harry Potter | Evening wRap

Jun 26, 2017 - 8:28 PM

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Marawi ceasefire, De Lima, Harry Potter | Midday wRap

Jun 26, 2017 - 1:43 PM

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Hogwarts, horcruxes and hippogriffs: Harry Potter turns 20

Jun 26, 2017 - 12:21 AM

The first book about The Boy Who Lived turns 20 years old on June 26 2017

Jude Law to play Albus Dumbledore in 'Fantastic Beasts' sequel

Apr 13, 2017 - 10:56 AM

The actor joins Eddie Redmayne in the second Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film

Berkenalan dengan Nicholas Filbert, ilustrator sampul buku Harry Potter

Mar 14, 2017 - 4:34 PM

Nicholas terpilih sebagai ilustrator sampul buku Harry Potter edisi Bahasa Indonesia Buku Harry Potter dicetak ulang karena stoknya habis namun masih banyak yang mencari

Ilustrator sampul buku Harry Potter, Nicholas Filbert, saat diwawancarai Rappler di Jakarta pada Maret 2017. Foto oleh Diego Batara/Rappler

Handwritten J.K. Rowling fairytales sold at UK auction

Dec 14, 2016 - 4:06 PM

The copy of The Tales of Beedle the Bard reaches approximately 467 000 in the sale at Sotheby s auction house in London

WATCH: Final 'Fantastic Beasts' trailer released

Sep 29, 2016 - 12:12 AM

Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander tracks down all the magical creatures that have escaped form his case in the first full trailer of the upcoming movie

EDDIE REDMAYNE. Eddie Redmayne stars as newt Scammander in the upcoming 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' film. Screengrab from YouTube/TheEllenShow

'Fantastic Beasts' sequel in development; release set for 2018

Aug 03, 2016 - 11:35 PM

The Harry Potter movie spin off s sequel is scheduled to be released in November 2018

Screengrab from YouTube/Warner Bros. Pictures

Harry Potter's return in the 'Cursed Child': 10 things you need to know

Aug 01, 2016 - 9:54 PM

Now that the rehearsal script has dropped in bookstores all over the world we find out what happened to Harry Potter his friends – and yes his kids

Photo by Manuel Harlan, courtesy of Pottermore

Charter Change, Pacquiao, Harry Potter | 6PM wRap

Aug 01, 2016 - 8:16 PM

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JK Rowling confirms end of 'Harry Potter': 'Harry is done now'

Aug 01, 2016 - 4:11 PM

JK Rowling says that in Cursed Child Harry Potter goes on a very big journey during these two plays and then yeah I think we re done

'WE'RE DONE.' JK Rowling at the red carpet of the 'Cursed Child' gala premiere. Photo from Pottermore (Pottermore.com)

Ratusan orang rela antre demi buku Harry Potter terbaru

Jul 31, 2016 - 11:35 AM

Seri terbaru dan terakhir? Harry Potter and the Cursed Child dirilis pada 31 Juli 2016

Ratusan orang mengantri di depan Lotte Shopping Avenue untuk segera mendapatkan buku Harry Potter terbaru. Foto dari Twitter/@Lotte_LOVE_JKT

WATCH: New 'Fantastic Beasts' trailer features magical creatures

Jul 24, 2016 - 9:32 AM

The new Fantastic Beasts trailer gives fans a look at the weird beautiful creatures that are wreaking havoc on 1920s New York

NEWT SCAMMANDER. Eddie Redmayn plays magizoologist Newt Scammander in 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Screengrab from YouTube/Warner Bros. Pictures

Ilvermorny, America's Hogwarts: 4 houses revealed

Jun 29, 2016 - 1:37 PM

How is Ilvermorny related to Slytherin Voldemort and Hogwarts? Plus which school would you be sorted into: Horned Serpent Pukwudgie Thunderbird or Wampus?

ILVERMORNY. JK Rowling reveals the story of the American magic school, Ilvermorny. Photo courtesy of Warner Bros Pictures

'Harry Potter' author JK Rowling warns on Brexit, nationalism

Jun 21, 2016 - 10:29 AM

JK Rowling airs her views on the upcoming EU referendum and condemns Donald Trump and Nigel Farage in a blog post

File photo by Andy Rain/EPA

Ulasan 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child': Benar-benar fenomenal

Jun 10, 2016 - 12:14 PM

Pertunjukan pratinjau teater ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ tampil di hadapan penonton untuk pertama kalinya di London pada 8 Juni 2016

KEMBALI KE HOGWARTS. 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' memulai debutnya di teater dalam pertunjukan pratinjau pada Rabu, 8 Juni. Foto dari Facebook/Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child': First reviews are in

Jun 08, 2016 - 10:07 PM

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child gets rave reviews as it starts with its preview shows in London

BACK TO HOGWARTS. 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' makes its theater debut with its preview shows – and the first reviewers are pleased. Hermione and Ron’s daughter Rose Granger-Weasley is in the center of this photo on set. Photo from Facebook/Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

LOOK: Harry Potter, Ginny, Albus Severus in new 'Cursed Child' photos

May 31, 2016 - 6:18 PM

Here s a look at Harry Ginny and their middle child Albus Severus in full costume

Photo by Charlie Gray/SFP from Facebook/Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Chair JK Rowling used to write 'Harry Potter' books to sell at auction

Apr 05, 2016 - 11:23 PM

Pre auction bidding for JK Rowling s chair has reached 65 000 approximately P3 million

JK Rowling shares rejection letters – and important lessons on failure

Mar 26, 2016 - 5:28 PM

I had nothing to lose and sometimes that makes you brave enough to try JK Rowling shares some of her experiences with rejection – through letters sent to her by publishers – and failure

JK Rowling reveals more about wizarding world in 'History of Magic in North America'

Mar 09, 2016 - 4:03 PM

The Harry Potter author releases stories about the history of the wizarding community in North America

'MAGIC IN NORTH AMERICA.' JK Rowling releases a series of new writing in anticipation of the upcoming 'Harry Potter' movie, 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.' Screengrab from YouTube/Warner Bros. Pictures

WATCH: Behind the scenes of 'Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them'

Feb 01, 2016 - 5:52 PM

UPDATED Director David Yates and star Eddie Redmayne share their insights on making Fantastic Beasts

Photo courtesy of Warner Bros Pictures

JK Rowling reveals ‘Harry Potter’ secret she told Alan Rickman

Jan 19, 2016 - 10:56 AM

The late actor Alan Rickman took a secret which helped him play Snape to his grave but Harry Potter author JK Rowling has just revealed it on Twitter

SEVERUS SNAPE. The late British actor Alan Rickman was known for many onscreen and onstage roles, but younger generations remember his turn as the Hogwarts potions master in the 'Harry Potter' films. Screengrab from Facebook/harrypottermovie

ISIS on Jakarta attacks, Binay tops SWS, Alan Rickman | 12PM wRap

Jan 15, 2016 - 12:33 PM

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JK Rowling, 'Harry Potter' cast remember Alan Rickman

Jan 14, 2016 - 11:43 PM

JK Rowling Daniel Radcliffe Emma Watson Sir Michael Gambon and many others pay tribute to the late actor

175.000 tiket ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ ludes terjual dalam 8 jam

Oct 29, 2015 - 5:33 PM

Tapi jangan khawatir Penjualan tiket akan kembali dibuka pada Jumat 30 Oktober

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ mengambil latar 19 tahun kemudian setelah Harry kalahkan Lord Voldemort. Foto dari Facebook

Cerita lanjutan ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ tampil di London, Juli 2016

Oct 25, 2015 - 6:57 PM

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child adalah cerita ke 8 serial karya JK Rowling

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ mengambil latar 19 tahun kemudian setelah Harry kalahkan Lord Voldemort. Foto dari Facebook

'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' play – new details revealed

Oct 24, 2015 - 11:16 AM

In Cursed Child fans will get to catch up with Harry Potter now an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic and a father of 3

Screengrab from Twitter

'Harry Potter' stars greet JK Rowling a happy birthday

Aug 01, 2015 - 5:10 PM

The actors who played Ron Weasley and Luna Lovegood among others wish the author a happy 50th birthday

JK ROWLING. The film adaptation's stars greet the 'Harry Potter' author a happy 50th birthday. Screengrab from Facebook/J.K. Rowling

James Bond stars, JK Rowling warn over future of BBC

Jul 15, 2015 - 6:44 PM

Several British celebrities sign an open letter to the Prime Minister saying that nothing should be done to diminish the BBC

JK Rowling umumkan kisah baru Harry Potter

Jun 26, 2015 - 9:18 PM

Potterheads siapkan diri kalian dan dompet untuk membeli tiket

Photo by David Cheskin/Pool/EPA

Binay answers Aquino, TAG vs GMA-7, Harry Potter play | 6PM wRap

Jun 26, 2015 - 7:03 PM

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JK Rowling reveals upcoming 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'

Jun 26, 2015 - 4:19 PM

Rowling calls this the untold part of Harry s story

Photo by David Cheskin/Pool/EPA

JK Rowling unveils Christmas gift for Harry Potter fans

Dec 09, 2014 - 10:04 AM

The author announces that the stories will be available on Pottermore com starting December 12 until 23

Details on 3 new JK Rowling wizard movies due from 2016

Oct 16, 2014 - 9:34 AM

The first Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will be directed by David Yates who directed the last four Harry Potter movies

A Muggle's guide to 'Potted Potter'

Oct 09, 2014 - 11:45 AM

A musical number a cosplay event where patrons come in as their favorite characters a live Quidditch match involving the entire audience water guns – what s not to love?