J.K. Rowling Says She and Fantastic Beasts Filmmakers Are 'Genuinely Happy' About Casting Johnny Depp

In November, Warner Bros. re-confirmed its controversial decision to cast Johnny Depp as Grindelwald in the forthcoming film Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, despite his ex-wife Amber Heard accusing the actor of domestic violence in 2016. On Thursday, Harry Potter author and Fantastic Beasts screenwriter …

JK Rowling Is Fictionalizing Native American History, and People Aren't Happy About It

JK Rowling, the writer who has spent the past two decades shaping popular culture around the world with her Harry Potter universe, has recently revealed a new series of stories, A History of Magic in North America. The series is being published on the “digital heart of the Wizarding World,” Pottermore, and presents a…

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Trailer Will Help You Miss Harry Potter Slightly Less

Here’s your first taste of footage from Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the Harry Potter prequel that follows Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne), expert on magical animals and monsters (and writer of textbooks assigned to Hogwarts students), on his mishap-stricken adventure through New York City’s underground…

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