Posts tagged with "JK Rowling"

JK Rowling Writes 4 Short Stories About Magic In North America

JK Rowling Writes 4 Short Stories About Magic In North America
EW has revealed via a lavish video that JK Rowling has written four new short stories for Pottermore exploring the history of magic in North America to set the scene for the forthcoming Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them movie. The topics set to be discussed in the stories include: he wizard school of the United States, Ilvermorny; Skin-walkers, a Native American legend; The Salem witch trials, a formative event for the country’s national... 

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Play Will Now Be In Two Parts

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Play Will Now Be In Two Parts
JK Rowling has taken to Twitter to announced that the forthcoming Harry Potter West End theatre production, Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, will now be a two-part project. *Clears throat loudly and bangs teaspoon on mug of tea* I have #CursedChild news! — J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) September 24, 2015 Due to the epic nature of the story we’ve been working on, Harry Potter & the #CursedChild will be in two parts! @HPPlayLDN — J.K. Rowling... 

Quote Of The Week #1: JK Rowling

Quote Of The Week #1: JK Rowling
“So like… We had seven books and eight movies. We are getting a play and three spin-off movies. Where is our TV Show?” a Twitter follower asked Harry Potter creator JK Rowling this week.   “Right after the opera, Potter-on-ice and the interpretative dance version of Beedle the Bard #NotActuallyHappening,” replied Rowling. Shame, really. We can see the interpretive dance version of Beedle the Bard going down a storm on Sky Arts.  Read More →

Harry Potter’s Illustrated Edition shows off new artwork

Harry Potter’s Illustrated Edition shows off new artwork
Bloomsbury has released a brand new piece of artwork from Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: Illustrated Edition, by artist Jim Kay.  Read More →

Bloomsbury reveals final four Harry Potter jackets from Jonny Duddle‏

Bloomsbury reveals final four Harry Potter jackets from Jonny Duddle‏
Continuing the phenomenal success of JK Rowling’s Harry Potter books, Bloomsbury will be bringing the series to a whole new generation later this year with all new illustrations and content. Award-winning artist Jonny Duddle has brought his own unique style to the covers, capturing some of the most exciting and important moments from the books. Whether it be Harry, Dumbledore or Voldemort, these are characters we all know so well and, as with... 

New children’s editions of Harry Potter to be released

New children’s editions of Harry Potter to be released
Bloomsbury Children’s Books have announced new editions of all seven Harry Potter books to be released on 1st September 2014. Not only will the books feature covers by award-winning artist Jonny Duddle, but also include an updated author biography, as well as highlights from Pottermore, the digital platform for Harry Potter. Pottermore will also publish the eBook editions at the same time. Reset for a child-friendly reading experience for... 

Pottermore: Bringing the World of Harry Potter to the “Digital Generation”

Pottermore: Bringing the World of Harry Potter to the “Digital Generation”
So, you’ve heard all the hyp around it, and today JK Rowling‘s new website ‘Pottermore‘ finally came live… sort of. The website is now under the guise of a Hogwarts classroom with a desk, chair and of course, an owl. But Fans won’t be able to fully interact with the site until October (however, a few lucky fans will be able to access the site from July 31st). JK Rowling’s announcement can be viewed here: The... 
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