"Harry Potter" fame Robbie Coltrane passed away at the age of 72 years, on October 15. Coltrane who played Hagrid in "Harry Potter" died at hospital in Falkirk, Scotland, confirmed his agent Belinda Wright. Besides playing Hagrid, Coltrane was seen in many TV shows, James Bond series and movies. Robbie is survived by his sister Annie Rae, his children Spencer and Alice and their mother Rhona Gemmell.
Novelist JK Rowling received a death threat after her tweet denouncing attack on Salman Rushdie. “Feeling very sick right now. Let him be ok,” she tweeted on August 12. A user responded to this tweet with, “Don’t worry, you are next.” Rowling tweeted the screenshot after receiving the threat and chastised Twitter for its terrorism and violence policies. Later,… read-more
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Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe expressed his disinterested to return as Harry Potter in the film 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child', which is already a Broadway show. He said that the character is not a part of his everyday life anymore, and he is happy where he is now. The actor also pointed out how Star Wars actor Christian Hayden took 30-40 years before making a return.
Chester zoo in the UK has welcomed an aardvark for the first time in 90 years and named Dobby after the house-elf in Harry Potter. "IT’S A GIRL." Chester Zoo said. On January 4, the animal was born and has a small body with pink wrinkled skin, oversized ears, and innocent eyes and is taken care of by the zookeepers. So far the tweet has received more than 1,300 likes.
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Original cast members from all eight Harry Potter films will reconvene for an HBO Max special. Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson are among them. Through in-depth interviews and cast interactions, the show will present an enthralling "making of tale". In spring 2022, the special "Harry Potter 20th… read-more
Hollywood actress Helen McCrory passed away at her residence in North London, on April 16. The 52-year old actress death due to cancer was confirmed by her husband Damian Lewis. McCrory starred in franchises like Harry Potter, Peaky Blinders and also as a stage artist. Moreover, she received the London Evening Standard award for the best… read-more
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Harry Potter-famed actor Emma Watson's agent created an emotional upheaval among her fans after stating that the actress has "given up acting". As the news spread like a wildfire, Emma's manager at Untitled Entertainment later denied it saying, "Emma's social media accounts are dormant but her career isn't." Last seen in 2019-released 'Little Women', Emma has currently subsided herself from the reports and screens. Meanwhile, her fans have… read-more
Going by reports, Harry Potter live-action TV series is in its early stages of development and is likely to debut on streaming service HBO Max. Reportedly, WarnerMedia executives are exploring the idea and engaged in conversations with various writers. However, HBO Max and Warner Bros have stated that there are no developments "at the studio or on streaming platform". The rights of Harry Potter lies with Warner Bros and its creator J K… read-more
A Brazilian duo has invented a scooter which looks like a flying broomstick from the world of "Harry Potter". The scooter comes with a single wheel attached to its center, making it easier to maneuver on city traffics. The vehicle has been named the "Broomstick Scooter". It is said that the vehicle can attain a top speed of 60 kmph. The inventors Vinicius Sanctus and Alessandro Russo said that they wish to sell these scooters globally.
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Warner Bros. has launched the world’s first official bottled 'butterbeer', one of the most iconic commodities of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter Wizarding World. The butterscotch flavoured drink would be available on their official website as well as at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, Heathrow and Gatwick Airports. Reportedly, the drink would be completely vegan and the sale is currently limited to UK… read-more
Courtesy: The Indian Express