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J.K. Rowling Releasing New Harry Potter Stories for the Holidays

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J.K. Rowling is ushering in a new holiday celebration: the 12 days of Harry!

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J.K. Rowling Reveals Secrets About Harry Potter's Dolores Umbridge in New Essay

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Just in time for Halloween, J.K. Rowling has released her highly anticipated next piece of writing about one of Harry Potter's most wicked villains.

Rowling's Pottermore website published a short essay Friday about  Dolores Umbridge, the bossy, villainous witch introduced in the series' fifth book. Umbridge, who was played by Imelda Stanton in the films, was based on Rowling's real-life teacher — someone she did not like -- the author revealed in the essay. As such, "Dolores is one of the characters for whom I feel the purest dislike," she writes.

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Warner Bros. Announces 16 New Films, Including 10 DC Comics Movies and Three Harry Potter Spin-offs

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Well someone's an overachiever.

Warner Bros. has announced plans for 16 new films, including 10 DC Comics movies, three Lego movies, and three Harry Potter spin-offs, according to The Hollywood Reporter. read more

Harry Potter's Michael Gambon to Star in J.K. Rowling's HBO Miniseries

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Dumbledore lives!

Harry Potter star Michael Gambon has been tapped to star in HBO's three-hour miniseries adaptation of J.K. Rowling's book The Casual Vacancy, Deadline.com reports.

The Casual Vacancy tells the story of... read more

Harry Potter Author to Produce HBO Miniseries

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J.K. Rowling will executive produce a three-hour miniseries for HBO based on her best-seller The Casual Vacancy, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Harry Potter Author J.K. Rowling: Harry and Hermione Should've Ended Up Together

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Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling says that Harry and Hermione should've ended up together after all.

In an interview in Wonderland magazine conducted by Hermione (Emma Watson) herself, Rowling admits that she paired Hermione with Ron (Rupert Grint) because of how she initially conceived the plot, but shouldn't have gone through with it.

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Harry Potter Prequel Headed for the London Stage

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The Harry Potter saga isn't over just yet.

Author J.K. Rowling revealed to The Daily Mail Thursday that there is a new prequel play centered on the wizard's early years "as an orphan and outcast" before his arrival at... read more

Exclusive Video: My Little Pony Pays Tribute to Harry Potter Author J.K. Rowling

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Who knew that Rainbow Dash was such a bookworm?

Give bronies a break! In defense of adult My Little Pony fans

On the Hub Network's all-new My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic(Saturday, 10 a.m. ET/7 a.m. PT), the loyal pegasus is in a dither because her favorite author A.K. Yearling (a nod to Harry Potter authorJ.K. Rowling) will be releasing her new book soon. Check out this exclusive sneak peek of "Daring Don't": 
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J.K. Rowling Working on Harry Potter Spin-Off Film Series

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J.K. Rowling has teamed up with Warner Bros. for a Harry Potter spin-off film series, Deadline reports.

The franchise will be inspired by the Hogwarts textbook Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and its author Newt Scamander. Rowling will make her screenwriting debut with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which is planned as the first film in a new series featuring magical creatures and characters, some of which will be drawn from her previousHarry Potter texts.

"It all started when Warner Bros. came to me with the suggestion of turning Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them into a film. I thought it was a fun idea, but the idea of seeing Newt Scamander, the supposed author of 'Fantastic Beasts,' realized by another writer was difficult," Rowling said. read more

J.K. Rowling Admits Writing Crime Novel As "Robert Galbraith"

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Fans of the Harry Potter series and The Casual Vacancy don't have to wait to get their hands on J.K. Rowling's next novel. It's already out.

Rowling was exposed this week as the real voice behind "Robert Galbraith," an alleged ex-military man who published his first crime novel, The Cuckoo's Calling, earlier this year to much critical acclaim, The Associated Press reports.

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