JK Rowling’s Casual Vacancy gets detailed


Even in the world of mega-authors, the success story of JK Rowling is unprecedented.



Drew Struzan is going to Comic-Con

Drew Struzan is an artist much beloved by geeks everywhere.

Projecting The Dark Knight Rises

It's no big news flash that The Dark Knight Rises is one of the most anticipated movies of the year. And you obviously don't need to be Nostradamus to predict it's going to generate a ton of cash. 


Alan Moore vs. Harry Potter

Some time back we reported that Alan Moore, famed creator of The Watchmen and V for Vendetta, and Frank Miller, father of the Dark Knight graphic novel, had gotten into a heated exchange of words over the Occupy movement.

Harry Potter Kinect game on the way

Get ready to wield magical powers when you become the controller in a newly announced Harry Potter game.

Keeper of the Harry Potter secrets

Who knew Professor Severus Snape was such a trustworthy person? 

I'm fascinated by the science of keeping secrets in this day and age, especially when the last Harry Potter book was about to be released.

Harry Potter eBooks headed to Kindle lending library

The Kindle Fire is truly a sweet device for genre fans like myself who just can't seem to get enough science fiction and fantasy.

Who will be the next JK Rowling?

There's so many writers in the world who would love JK Rowling's level of success with Harry Potter. 

Actually, writer or not, who wouldn't love to be a billionaire?

The Woman in Black is set to return

I admit, I never thought that Hammer Films, the classic British horror studio of yore, could ever be resurrected, but never count out the magic of Harry Potter.

Hunger Games book sales rivaling Twilight

It's no surprise Hunger Games had an enormous opening weekend at the box office, although still not the biggest of all time. 



Harry Potter goes digital at last

All seven Harry Potter books are finally available as e-books, through the Pottermore online shop.

The Hunger Games conquers all

As expected, The Hunger Games had an enormous three day weekend, pulling in a cool $152 million. 



From Harry Potter to Allen Ginsberg!?

Daniel Radcliffe is perhaps best known for portraying the bookish Harry Potter, a popular character created by the bestselling British author J. K. Rowling.



Harry Potter Wizards Collection announced

The ultimate set of discs for the Harry Potter fan will be the Wizards Collection, which is particularly notable due to its $500 price tage, and, well, its sheer coolness.

Harry Potter author clinches deal for next novel

Little Brown Book Group (LBBG) has clinched a deal to publish J.K.Rowling’s next novel, which the company says will be for adult audiences.

Fantasy Night Circus coming to the silver screen

Summit Entertainment acquired the rights to adapt The Night Circus - a young adult fantasy novel - about a year ago.

Yes, Harry Potter was snubbed

Fox and Warner Brothers tried, they really did, but neither Rise of the Planet of the Apes, nor Harry Potter got Oscar nominations beyond the usual stuff, the technical awards.

Leaving Harry Potter behind


The Harry Potter movies are finally done, but Daniel Radcliffe isn't looking back or resting on his laurels. 



Hammer horror returns with the help of Harry Potter

Hammer was the British film company that produced such classics as The Horror of Dracula and The Curse of Frankenstein, while making stars out of Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing.

The big winners and losers at the movies in 2011


Another year is already behind us, but the box office results were pretty clear by the end of December.