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  1. 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Advances Broadway Plans

    3:14 pm 12/1/2016

    Producers of the two-part play, a smash hit on London's West End, are in negotiations to open a New York production in spring 2018 in the refurbished Lyric Theatre. Read more

  2. Pottermore Expects Return to Profit After Posting Narrowed Annual Loss

    3:05 am 11/22/2016

    "The new strategic plan is not only driving increased revenue, but is also putting us on the path to profitability," says Susan Jurevics, CEO of J.K. Rowling's company.Read more

  3. In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'Fantastic Beasts,' 'Manchester by the Sea' and More

    7:00 am 11/18/2016

    Read what THR's film critics are saying about films opening Friday, which include 'The Edge of Seventeen' and 'Bleed for This.'Read more

  4. Box-Office Preview: 'Fantastic Beasts' Hopes to Make Magic With $70-80M U.S. Debut

    6:40 am 11/17/2016

    The 'Harry Potter' spin-off is the first tentpole of the year-end holidays; 'The Edge of Seventeen' and 'Bleed for This' also open nationwide, while prospects for Ang Lee's 'Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk' are bleak. Read more

  5. Warner Bros.' 'Fantastic Beasts' Challenge: Luring 20-Something Potterheads and Franchise Newcomers

    6:20 am 11/17/2016

    "There is enormous equity in the wizarding world that now spans generations," says Warners' Sue Kroll of the high-stakes 'Harry Potter' spinoff.Read more

  6. Quidditch Premier League Unveiled in U.K.

    5:32 am 11/15/2016

    The teams competing in the league inspired by J.K. Rowling's 'Harry Potter' books will include the London Monarchs, Southeast Knights, Eastern Mermaids, Yorkshire Roses and East Midland Archers.Read more

  7. J.K. Rowling's 'Fantastic Beasts' Tracking for $75M U.S. Debut

    7:51 am 10/27/2016

    The 'Harry Potter' spinoff hopes to launch a new franchise for Warner Bros., which is plotting a total of five 'Fantastic Beasts' films.Read more

  8. HBO Picks Up 'Cormoran Strike' Limited Series Based on J.K. Rowling Novels

    12:09 pm 10/26/2016

    The pay cabler has acquired U.S. and Canadian rights to the limited series, which is being produced by BBC One.Read more

  9. 'Fantastic Beasts' Expanding From Trilogy to 5 Films

    10:10 am 10/13/2016

    J.K. Rowling shared the news in front of a worldwide audience of fans.Read more

  10. Pottermore Debuts 'Fantastic Beasts' Theme Tune

    3:14 am 10/7/2016

    James Newton Howard's main theme includes some 'Harry Potter.'Read more

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