Harry Potter

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 casting latest

Simon Brew News May 28, 2015

10 names are in the frame for Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them. Here's the shortlist...

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?

Can authors control how their work is adapted for film?

Mark Harrison Feature Apr 15, 2015

Gillian Flynn adapted Gone Girl for the screen - but why is she the exception? Should book authors be involved in adaptations of their work?

Harry Potter spin-off trilogy casting rumours

Simon Brew News Apr 13, 2015

Both Eddie Redmayne and Nicholas Hoult are in the running to lead Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them...

9 franchise-starting young adult films that struggled

Patrick Sproull Feature Mar 26, 2015

For every Harry Potter or Hunger Games series, there are those franchises that didn't quite set the world on fire...