The publishing industry is buzzing with reports that "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling has made the switch from wizards to killers, after signing a new deal to write a book for adults.
Time Warner Inc. reported fourth-quarter earnings Wednesday that rose from a year earlier and beat Wall Street's expectations, largely due to the final Harry Potter movie.
Muggles will have another opportunity to slip into Harry Potter's magical world at a new Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park at Universal Studios Hollywood.
If you're going through withdrawal after the end of the Harry Potter series, or if you outgrew "The Chronicles of Narnia" and have moved past the "Lord of the Rings," we have just the thing for you: Welcome back to the magical land of Fillory!
Cast members of the final "Harry Potter" movie talk about the end of the series and take your iReport questions.
In Touch Weekly's Kim Serafin gets up to speed on the final "Harry Potter" film and other entertainment news.
Like the moment that Harry Potter first learned he was a wizard, Raleigh Browne can vividly recall when he first heard of the adventures of the "Boy Who Lived."
When Larry King asked Daniel Radcliffe about filming his last scene as the title character in the "Harry Potter" movies, the actor described it as "very emotional. ... I kind of wept like a child on that last day."
Larry King speaks about the future of Harry Potter star, Daniel Radcliffe. King says a wedding maybe in his future.
As I write this from a conference of 3500 Harry Potter fans outside of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park in Orlando, the energy in the air around the final film is not only excitement, but gratitude.
It's an event more than a decade in the making -- after years growing alongside "The Boy Who Lived," Harry Potter fans worldwide will clamber into theaters at midnight Thursday to behold the final battle between their hero and the Dark Lord Voldemort.
The franchise's stars take their last steps on the series' red carpet in New York
The cast of "Harry Potter" reflect on the end of an era as they attend the London premiere of the series' final film.
Harry Potter's final literary chapter may have come to an end, but millions of fans can now continue following the boy wizard's adventures online with the launch Thursday of an interactive e-book series.
Harry Potter series author J.K. Rowling will, for the first time, release the famous children's stories in e-book form in October through a new website called Pottermore.
The gang is back for one last encore in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Critics often accuse video games of making players lazy, inept and socially awkward. Contrary to popular belief, though, many build, not burn brain cells by requiring extensive problem solving, teamwork and dynamic decision-making skills.
Ashraf Azad was reportedly enraged that his sister Afshan's boyfriend was not Muslim
The third of C.S. Lewis' "Narnia" books to make it to the big screen almost didn't happen when Disney lost the faith after the "disappointing" returns for "Prince Caspian," with its worldwide box office gross of $419 million.
Fans of Harry Potter have a lot to talk about this morning.
Excited fans line up to celebrate before the midnight showing of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part One."
In a surprisingly close race, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -- Part 1" held on to its box-office crown Friday by grossing $20.8 million, according to early estimates. That's a 66 percent drop from the fantasy film's opening last Friday, which was inflated due to an enormous turnout at Thursday midnight screenings.
For those of you too busy downloading the entire Beatles catalogue to check out entertainment news, the second-to-last "Harry Potter" movie debuts Friday.
Daniel Radcliffe and the cast of 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows' hit the red carpet for the premiere on Monday.
Can't wait until Friday to check out the latest installment of the "Harry Potter" film series? Well, if you have any knowledge of torrent sites at all, you should be able to view the first 36 minutes today, as a goodly chunk of the film has leaked online.
He's taking home his iconic glasses - a pair from the beginning and one from the end
The popular fantasy series has inspired families to keep the birds as pets, say animal-rights groups
Daniel Radcliffe wears a lacy undergarment in a new clip for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
"LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4" attempts to bring together two fan bases, one for the block-building toys and the other for the admirers of the fantasy world of Hogwarts, in a video game based on the first four "Harry Potter" books and movies.
Afshan Azad's Muslim family did not approve of her relationship with a Hindu man, say authorities
The father and brother of a Harry Potter actress will appear in court later this month in Manchester, England, on charges of threatening to kill the young star, prosecutors said Friday.
Daniel Radcliffe discusses the grand opening of the "Wizarding World of Harry Potter" attraction in Florida.
Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint rate the refreshments and more!
Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe said Friday he is already enjoying the new Harry Potter attraction at Universal's Islands of Adventure theme park in Florida -- and he's already ridden the thrilling dragon roller coaster five times.
The day Harry Potter fans have been waiting for is here. On Friday, Universal Studios is opening its "Wizarding World of Harry Potter" attraction at Universal's Islands of Adventure theme park in Orlando, Florida.
The film's cast gathered for an emotional - and secret-spilling! - meal
J.K. Rowling celebrated Easter at the White House, reading to some kids and answering questions about the future of "Harry Potter". According to the The Washington Post, Rowling said she doesn't have explicit plans to write another "Harry Potter" tome, but she certainly hasn't ruled out the idea. "Maybe 10 years from now," she said. Eee! Even this possibility, no matter how slim, got us excited about the prospect of another book about the gang from Hogwarts. To help Rowling get started writing, we came up with some ideas for her next novel.
Rowling's Wizarding World of Harry Potter opens June 18 at the Florida theme park
Bonnie Wright considers her beau Jamie Campbell Bower "really lovely"
Jamie Campbell Bower and Bonnie Wright confirm they're dating
The cast and crew of Harry Potter talk about life after the franchise as they prepare to make their final film.
They might have been trained to ride flying broomsticks and mix potions but life after Hogwarts is still a riddle for the young magicians of the Harry Potter series.
Universal Orlando affords its first sneak preview of J.K. Rowling's realm
Emma Watson may have wanted to just blend in when she started her freshman year recently at Brown University, but it seems not everyone has the same idea.
Neither the magic of Harry Potter nor the combined star power of Katherine Heigl and Gerard Butler was enough to keep a crew of wise-cracking guinea pigs from scurrying to the top of the box office this weekend.
Jamie Waylett, who plays a Hogwarts bully, gets 120 hours of community service
In "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," the threat from villainous Lord Voldemort is ignored until it's almost too late.
The sixth installment of the famed franchise offers up a scene not included in J.K. Rowling's novel
"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" hit thousands of theater screens across the country at midnight Wednesday.
Entering his sixth year at Hogwarts, Harry Potter may not be able to see the finishing line, but he knows it's coming.
The stars of "Harry Potter" walk the red carpet at the world premiere of their latest film. CNN's Myleene Klass reports.
The end is closer than the beginning.
Daniel Radcliffe and others exclusively answer CNN iReporters' questions about new film "The Half-Blood Prince."
What would you ask the cast of "Harry Potter" if you had the chance?
If Potions Professor Horace Slughorn had mixed a brew to conjure up torrential rain, the weather could not have been worse for the premiere of "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince."
The Harry Potter star and "nerd" can't wait to hit the books, not the beach
A first-edition Harry Potter book was sold for about $19,000, according to an auction house in Dallas, Texas.
The killer of "Harry Potter" actor Rob Knox has been given four life sentences and told he will be behind bars for at least 20 years.
A 22-year-old man fatally stabbed Rob Knox, 18, who plays Marcus Belby
A habitually violent young man was convicted Wednesday of the murder of teenage actor Rob Knox, who had starred in the latest "Harry Potter" film.
The seventh and concluding film in the series will open July 15, 2011
Harry Potter and the Half-Blooded Prince opens in July, but look what's here
J.K. Rowling's U.S. publisher is trying to match her success with a new series of children's books that adds multimedia -- but seems a little more engineered
A federal judge on Monday ruled against a Web site operator who was seeking to publish an encyclopedia about the Harry Potter series of novels, blocking publication of "The Harry Potter Lexicon" after concluding that it would cause author J.K. Rowling "irreparable injury."
An 800-word prequel to the blockbuster Harry Potter novel series fetched nearly $50,000 Tuesday for a writer's group and dyslexia charity.
JK Rowling sells a short prequel to the Harry Potter series at a charity auction. CNN's Alphonso Van Marsh reports.
Harry Potter illustrator Mary GrandPre dishes on keeping secrets, Harry at 60 and the responsibilities inherent in bringing a favorite fictional character to life
Rob Knox – a star of the upcoming Potter film – was stabbed outside a bar
It's a battle worthy of Harry Potter himself.
Phil Black reports on why 'Harry Potter' author J.K. Rowling is taking one of her most passionate fans to court.
J.K. Rowling said Monday that her efforts to halt a publisher's "Harry Potter" lexicon have been crushing her creativity
J.K. Rowling has retired Harry Potter, but the fictional boy wizard lives in on college classes across the country where the children's books are embraced as literary and academic texts.
The last installment of J.K. Rowling's hit series will be developed into not one, but two feature films
By borrowing elements from the book series, a school in England has turned its grades around
Fan Fiction Flourishes on the Net
The last installment of the Harry Potter series sold a record-breaking 11.5 million copies in the U.S. in the first 10 days on sale, the book's publisher Scholastic announced Thursday.
Wait for Harry Potter is over
TIME's Lev Grossman grabs an early copy of Deathly Hollows and finds it a sad but satisfying wrap-up to J.K. Rowling's seven-novel epic
'Deathly Hallows' book release
With a new Harry Potter movie and book coming out, CNN.com asked readers to send in their photos of the witches and wizards they love. We received a number of photos and stories from creative readers.
Harry Potter sport comes to life
It was a night of broken curfews and late bedtimes as fans around the globe lined up to buy the final installment in the Harry Potter series at 12:01 a.m.
Kids read less despite 'Potter'
The final book in the Harry Potter series sold an estimated 8.3 million copies in its first 24 hours of sale, setting a new record for the book industry, according to U.S. publisher Scholastic.
Early 'Harry Potter' review
Millions of readers are still making their way through the latest Harry Potter, but book sellers are already happy with the outcome.
Last Potter book goes on sale
The ending has come for Harry Potter.
Who's behind Potter-gate?
As the clock keeps ticking toward the magic hour when Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is released - 12:01 a.m. this coming Saturday - fans eager to find out whether their hero lives or dies are under attack by an invasion of spoilers.
It's a difficult age. Fifteen-year-old Harry Potter (the ever-improving Daniel Radcliffe) is at the mercy of his hormones. He's having trouble sleeping, his guardians -- the Dursleys -- want no more to do with him, and he's threatened with expulsion from Hogwarts after pulling out his wand in public. It feels like the whole world is against him.
Will the seventh Harry Potter book, due out July 21, really be the final one in the series?
Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe may be a good kisser, but the single actor has trouble finding appropriate smooching partners.
A magical day for muggles!
Life on the Harry Potter set apparently is as chummy as it appears onscreen: Emma Watson says when she needs help understanding guys, she turns to her costars.
FOR FICTION'S MOST FAMOUS GOLD BUG
The mystery surrounding the end to fictional British boy wizard Harry Potter's saga deepened Wednesday with a computer hacker posting what he said were key plot details, and a publisher warned the details could be fake.
Harry Potter star Emma Watson has revealed what she likes in boys - and wizardry is not a requirement.
The latest Harry Potter book, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," will have a record-breaking 12 million copies printed in its first run, according to a release.
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