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‘Jersey Shore’s’ Snooki not clued in to other writers

HollywoodNews.com: ‘Jersey Shore’ star Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi may have released her second book and be working on a third, but that doesn’t mean she knows anything about other writers. Snooki spoke to Jimmy Kimmel about ‘Confessions of a Guidette’ when he asked about some other writers who haven’t been able[...]

Release of Harry Potter e-books delayed until 2012

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: Despite earlier announcements that electronic versions of the seven “Harry Potter” books would go on sale in October exclusively via the online portal, “Pottermore,” creators of the portal announced today that the e-book release will be pushed back to 2012. Pottermore is currently available to only[...]

J.K. Rowling announces “Pottermore”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Not ready to say goodbye to Harry Potter once the eighth film, “Deathly Hallows: Part 2,” comes out in theaters next month? You might not have to. In London this morning, “Harry Potter” scribe J.K. Rowling revealed her plans for “Pottermore,” an “online reading experience unlike[...]

“Harry Potter” Honored at BAFTA Awards

HollywoodNews.com: Author J.K. Rowling and Producer David Heyman appeared onstage to accept the BAFTA Award for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema, which honored the Harry Potter film franchise for 2011. Of receiving the honor, author J.K. Rowling stated: It is very strange to look back after seven films and remember[...]

J.K. Rowling plagiarism lawsuit dismissed in U.S. courts

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Last October, a judge allowed a plagiarism lawsuit levied against “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling to proceed in court. But that case will only go so far. This morning, Judge Shira Sheindlin dismissed the case in U.S. courts, writing, “The contrast between the total concept and[...]

J.K. Rowling Wins Literature Prize in Denmark

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: J.K. Rowling, the best-selling author of the Harry Potter series, was on-hand today to become the first recipeint of the Hans Christian Andersen Literature Prize, which is awarded to a living author who can be compared to Andersen. Andersen, the author of such tales as[...]

Plagarism Lawsuit Against J.K. Rowling to Proceed in British Court

HollywoodNews.com: Despite denials to the contrary, a British judge recently ruled that a plagarism lawsuit against “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling will be allowed to proceed in court. The lawsuit, which was filed last year, has been filed by the estate of the late Adrian Jacobs and claims that Rowling[...]

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[...]

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[...]

J.K. Rowling Talks About Living in a “Potter Household” with Oprah

HollywoodNews.com: In one of the clips not aired during the television broadcast of “The Oprah Winfrey Show”, J.K. Rowling discusses reading Harry Potter to her son and her desire to have him experience the films after they’ve read the books. The interview with Oprah, which took place at the Balmoral[...]