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“Harry Potter” Franchise to Receive Honors at BAFTAs

HollywoodNews.com: The Harry Potter franchise was honored at today’s BAFTAs awards, with Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling and film producer David Heyman in attendance to receive the award. The franchise began in 2001 with the theatrical release of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, the first book in a seven-part[...]

National Magazine Company Ranks J.K. Rowling as Most Influential Woman in the U.K.

HollywoodNews.com: National Magazine Company has released its list of the Most Influential Women in the U.K., and Harry Potter author and philanthropist J.K. Rowling is at the top of the list. Citing the author’s “writing skills, tenacity to succeed and philanthropic nature”, she led the list of 100, which also included[...]

Full Video of J.K. Rowling Interview on Oprah

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: Video of last week’s interview between Harry Potter author J.K.Rowling and talk show extraordinaire Oprah Winfrey has now been made available online. The interview, which aired on national television last Friday, was a rare, candid conversation between two of the women Forbes listed as the “Most Inspiring[...]

J.K. Rowling Discusses the “Long Road to Success” with Oprah

HollywoodNews.com: More interesting clips from Oprah’s interview with Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling have been revealed, and Rowling spoke about why she pushed on with trying to get her books published, even after facing multiple rejections. Oprah: How many times were you turned down, the first time, before you were published? JKR:[...]

Sneak Peek at Oprah Interview with J.K. Rowling

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: “Oprah says it’s one of the most fascinating interviews she’s ever done. This is a direct quote from the Oprah.com website, referring to the exclusive interview she conducted with Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling. The interview, which will air on The Oprah Show on Friday, October 1,[...]

J.K. Rowling Gives Donation to Fund MS Research

HollywoodNews.com: Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has donated £10m (approximately $15 million) towards the fight for a cure for Multiple Sclerosis. The funds, which were donated to the University of Edinburgh, are aimed to attract researchers who will help to aggressively find a cure for multiple sclerosis. The Anne Rowling Regenerative[...]

Harry Potter Stars Say Farewell to Franchise at Fair-Themed Wrap Party

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: Warner Bros. and Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling hosted a wrap party at Leavesden Studios for the stars of the mega-successful film franchise, which wrapped final production in June. The Daily Mail posted photos of cast members Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), Tom[...]