Fantastic Beasts to be adapted for screen

J.K. Rowling and Warner Bros. partner up again

Although the books which got turned into the "Harry Potter" franchise have reached their ending some time ago, Warner Bros won't be coming short of ideas to continue the adventure in sorcerers and wizardy anytime soon: with a payday of $ 1 billion worldwide, the studio cannot be blame, likely, for not giving up on one of its most lucrative franchises. After adapting all the J.K. Rowling books, the ... more >

Harry Potter and the deathly hallows: part 2

The final chapter
Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and Bill Nighy
Directed by David Yates

The eighth and final installment of the massive Harry Potter franchise hit theaters this Friday and has already racked up an all-time box office record, beating The Dark Knight's previous mark by a cool ten million dollars. It's easy to see why: how many other film series inspire their audiences to line up days in advance for midnight tickets and to dress up like their favorite characters? Not ... more >

Harry Potter and the deathly hallows: part 1

Giving the penultimate wand shake
Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint
Directed by David Yates

The Harry Potter stories have felt so crunched together in films as of late that it’s a relief to see that the last book is getting the chance to breathe in a two-film format. But “Deathly Hallows Part 1,” for the most part, is a slog. There is more sadness and terror this time around, the wonderment of Hogwarts and Quidditch have been replaced with dark forests and deathly, menacing wand play. ... more >


By ALI NADERZAD - July 5, 2010The poster for the final two Harry Potter movies has been released and online fan sites are stirring up all manners of controversy. The bill is dark, gothic and ominous (read: depressing), shows Hogwart castle in a state and says "HP7" on it. Why the abbreviation? Is it saying, everyone knows? Or, since HP does a lot of mega-sized printing for the entertainment ... more >