Harry Potter

Movie sequels and the old 65% rule

Simon Brew Feature Sep 15, 2015

It's not that long ago that a sequel that did 65% of the original's business was deemed a success. Tell that to Spider-Man today...

Harry Potter spin-off officially starts production

Simon Brew News Aug 18, 2015

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them's full cast is confirmed, as shooting begins just outside London...

J.K. Rowling dismisses Harry Potter TV series idea

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Rob Leane News Aug 11, 2015

Ever thought there should be a Harry Potter TV series? Well, J.K. Rowling doesn't share your vision on that one...

Harry Potter: original director wants to make another

Simon Brew News Jul 23, 2015

Chris Columbus would be interesting in making a fresh Harry Potter film, picking up the story of Harry, Ron and Hermione...

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child heading to London

Simon Brew News Jun 26, 2015

Harry Potter is heading to the London stage in the summer of 2016...

Harry Potter spin-off adds Katherine Waterston

Simon Brew News Jun 16, 2015

Eddie Redmayne and Katherine Waterston are set to lead Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them...

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them: Jon Voight joins cast

Simon Brew Ryan Lambie News Oct 6, 2015

Update: Jon Voight and Gemma Chan are among the latest additions to the cast of Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them...

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, fantasy and childishness

Louisa Mellor Feature May 28, 2015

The BBC’s Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell isn't a silly, childish, Harry Potter rip-off. So why do people keep saying it is?

Harry Potter spin-off: Eddie Redmayne confirmed to star

Simon Brew News Jun 2, 2015

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them has secured Eddie Redmayne as its lead...

The Golden Compass: what went wrong?

Andrew Blair Feature Apr 21, 2015

With fantasy franchises having been so popular in recent years, why did Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials series stop before it got going?