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EL James's Fifty Shades trilogy has outsold JK Rowling's seven-book Harry Potter series on Amazon's UK site.
Boy magician is being portrayed as the Devil in disguise in Alan Moore's latest graphic novel
Eurocom bringing the adventures of Harry, Ron and Hermione to Microsoft's Kinect peripheral.
JK Rowling was not joking when she said her next book would be "very different" to the magical world of Harry Potter. Yesterday it emerged her first novel aimed at adults would follow parish council elections in an English market town. The celebrated British author's first book in five years will be called The Casual Vacancy, and will be a "blackly comic" tale of an idyllic English town at war itself, the publishers revealed.
With the Harry Potter valedictory lap, replete with fans declaring their childhood officially over and photo-montages tracking its junior cast from pre-teen to young adults, finally over, people may be surprised that the franchise's first youngster onto their next blockbuster role, isn't Harry, Hermoine or Ron, but their scheming nemesis Draco Malfoy, aka actor Tom Felton, with his lead role in new prequel Rise of the Planet of the Apes.
At 18, Felix Taylor has known Harry Potter all his life. As the final film hits cinemas, he explains what he’ll miss about the boy wizard
The sun came out for the final instalment of the Harry Potter series as the film's stars arrived for its world premiere.
Dumder dum-dum, der dum-dum... with these seven notes the world’s youth will be in thrall for an eighth time as Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part 2) starts with evil Lord Voldemort taking...
Like most con-man comedies, this one features a pair of tricksters (Adrien Brody and Mark Ruffalo) who plot to relieve a rich woman (Rachel Weisz) of her fortune.
Californian writer and film director Rian Johnson achieved critical acclaim in 2005 for a low budget neo-noir murder mystery movie inspired by Dashiell Hammett detective novels called ‘Brick.’ His second film, ‘Brothers Bloom,’ which hits cinemas in the UK tomorrow, is an intense departure from the edginess and careful stylisation of Johnson’s debut. It is instead a light-hearted conman movie, filled with slapstick capers and cons within cons, which might miss the mark for early converts to Johnson’s initial Wes Anderson-alike style, but which possesses a kooky, if self-aware, charm.
What lies beneath
As film-goers psyche themselves up for the release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, the sixth film in the series, the flight search engine Skyscanner picks the best spots to experience some of that wizard magic.
It is enough to leave traditionalists spluttering into their tea – Harry Potter is about to be placed on the school curriculum.
Police in New Zealand are hoping that posters featuring a photo of Robbie Coltrane will help them catch a teenage burglar.