After the incredible success of Harry Potter, JK Rowling could write practically anything and command huge money for it. But every artist wants to be recognized for new work, and not ride on the laurels of their past, at least not if they can help it.
Although the final Harry Potter book and movie are long past us, you knew the franchise would still continue somehow. In fact, Warner Brothers will keep the Hogwarts gang going for a while with the Potter prequel, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them, and now reports are telling us Harry Potter’s hitting the stage as well.
The news just broke that JK Rowling is returning to the world of Harry Potter, but it won’t be a resurrection of Harry. It takes place “in the world,” as we geeks like to say, but it’s a spin off. In fact, to explain it all, Rowling just released a statement, promising what’s in store for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
When the last Harry Potter book came out, that was it for the franchise. The series was done, over, kaput. We all knew this, and there was no way of bringing it back. Or was there?
JK Rowling's first big presence in the video game world will be ready just in time for the holidays.
You’d never think of reading about Harry Potter and Fifty Shades of Gray in the same sentence, but there is one important similarity that shouldn't be overlooked.
Often times a publicist or promotional team won't put much effort into pushing something unless it's going to be really big, which means it probably doesn't need a massive PR campaign to begin with.
Even in the world of mega-authors, the success story of JK Rowling is unprecedented.
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?
Considering the cash cow the Harry Potter franchise continues to be, the news that Warner Brothers is pulling the movies off the market definitely surprises me.
It's amazing how fast time flies. This summer was the end of Harry Potter at the movies, and it was back on November 16, 2001 that the first film - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone in the UK) - hit the theaters.
Harry Potter author JK Rowling has struck a deal with Google Books, allowing her novels to be released as e-books on the Google platform.
After months of rumors and speculation, British author JK Rowling has officially launched the Pottermore website.