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J.K. Rowling Pens Ultimate Letter to Harry Potter Fan (and Sorts Him into Gryffindor!)

J.K. Rowling Pens Ultimate Letter to Harry Potter Fan (and Sorts Him into Gryffindor!)

Originally posted 02/18/2015 04:45PM

Wizards have hot butterbeer to keep them toasty warm. Muggles have J.K. Rowling.

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Harry Potter's Michael Gambon Retires from Stage Due to Memory Loss: 'It's a Horrible Thing to Admit'

Harry Potter's Michael Gambon Retires from Stage Due to Memory Loss: 'It's a Horrible Thing to Admit'

Originally posted 02/09/2015 01:50PM

Veteran British actor Michael Gambon, best known for portraying Professor Dumbledore in six of the eight Harry Potter films, is retiring from the stage due to memory issues.

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The Casual Vacancy: See the First Trailer for J.K. Rowling's BBC Miniseries – Starring Dumbledore!

Originally posted 02/02/2015 04:15PM

J.K. Rowling's The Casual Vacancy could not be further away in theme from Harry Potter, but diehard fans of the famed book series will appreciate the upcoming television adaption's main star – the actor who plays Dumbledore, Michael Gambon.

The first trailer for J.K. Rowling's inaugural foray into TV has arrived, and it offers a glimpse into the small English town of Pagford, where the series is set.

Seemingly idyllic on the surface, "Everyone's got skeletons rattling in their cupboards," a voiceover intones.

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What do Emma Watson's Harry Potter Costars Think About Her Beauty and the Beast Role?

What do Emma Watson's Harry Potter Costars Think About Her Beauty and the Beast Role?

Originally posted 01/31/2015 03:40PM

As Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter films, Emma Watson has already proven she can pull off the role of a library-loving bookworm – a key qualification for her upcoming turn as Belle in the live-action version of Beauty and the Beast.

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Harry Potter Star Robbie Coltrane Hospitalized in Florida

Harry Potter Star Robbie Coltrane Hospitalized in Florida

Originally posted 01/30/2015 09:30PM

Harry Potter star Robbie Coltrane was hospitalized in Orlando after experiencing flu-like symptoms on a flight from London.

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J.K. Rowling Says She Always Knew Tom Felton Is a Gryffindor (And We Did Too)

J.K. Rowling Says She Always Knew Tom Felton Is a Gryffindor (And We Did Too)

Originally posted 01/22/2015 01:30PM

The Sorting Hat always knows.

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Harry Potter Fans Win Fight Against Child Slavery – with Chocolate

Harry Potter Chocolate Goes 100% Fair Trade, Thanks to Fans

Originally posted 01/14/2015 06:50PM

Harry Potter fans are a dedicated lot. But they're in the news this week because they banded together for a cause considerably bigger than an update on what Ron's doing with his life post-Hogwarts.

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From TIME: New Harry Potter Illustrations Released – with J.K. Rowling's Stamp of Approval!

From TIME: New Harry Potter Illustrations Released – with J.K. Rowling's Stamp of Approval!

Originally posted 01/13/2015 04:55PM

Fans can get a sneak peek at images from the first fully illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

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FROM EW: Harry Potter Actor David Ryall Has Died

FROM EW: Harry Potter Actor David Ryall Has Died

Originally posted 12/28/2014 10:40AM

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