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Will J.K. Rowling net wizard profits from switch to crime?updated: Fri Feb 24 2012 13:58:00

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.

CNNMoney: Harry Potter boosts Time Warner earningsupdated: Wed Feb 08 2012 12:07:00

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.

Hogwarts is headed to Hollywoodupdated: Wed Dec 07 2011 15:31:00

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.

'Magician King' helps Potter fansupdated: Mon Aug 08 2011 13:58:00

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!

'Potter' stars take a final bowupdated: Thu Jul 28 2011 20:31:00

Cast members of the final "Harry Potter" movie talk about the end of the series and take your iReport questions.

'Harry Potter' film finaleupdated: Mon Jul 18 2011 10:29:00

In Touch Weekly's Kim Serafin gets up to speed on the final "Harry Potter" film and other entertainment news.

Growing up with 'Harry Potter'updated: Mon Jul 18 2011 10:29:00

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."

Radcliffe wept like a child on last day of 'Harry Potter' filmingupdated: Fri Jul 15 2011 16:40:00

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."

What's next for Harry Potter star?updated: Fri Jul 15 2011 16:40:00

Larry King speaks about the future of Harry Potter star, Daniel Radcliffe. King says a wedding maybe in his future.

The 'Harry Potter Generation' opens at the closeupdated: Fri Jul 15 2011 16:31:00

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.

Harry Potter fans worldwide eagerly await midnight premiereupdated: Thu Jul 14 2011 21:16:00

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.

People.com: Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe Bid Final Farewell to Harry Potterupdated: Tue Jul 12 2011 15:15:00

The franchise's stars take their last steps on the series' red carpet in New York

Cast says goodbye to 'Harry Potter'updated: Thu Jul 07 2011 17:21:00

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 adventures to be continued... onlineupdated: Fri Jun 24 2011 10:33:00

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.

CNNMoney: J.K. Rowling to release Harry Potter e-books herselfupdated: Thu Jun 23 2011 09:49:00

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.

People.com: Scenes from the Final Harry Potter Movie Revealedupdated: Mon Apr 18 2011 17:49:00

The gang is back for one last encore in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

How video games can make you smarterupdated: Mon Jan 31 2011 07:03:00

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.

People.com: Harry Potter Actress's Brother Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Herupdated: Tue Dec 21 2010 15:08:00

Ashraf Azad was reportedly enraged that his sister Afshan's boyfriend was not Muslim

Review: New 'Narnia' film doesn't challenge 'Potter'updated: Mon Dec 13 2010 10:33:00

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.

Harry Potter and the morning afterupdated: Mon Dec 06 2010 18:07:00

Fans of Harry Potter have a lot to talk about this morning.

'Harry Potter' magic at midnightupdated: Mon Dec 06 2010 18:07:00

Excited fans line up to celebrate before the midnight showing of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part One."

Box office update: 'Harry Potter' ekes out Friday victoryupdated: Mon Nov 29 2010 09:52:00

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.

Is 'Harry Potter' leak good for publicity?updated: Wed Nov 17 2010 16:01:00

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.

'Harry Potter' takes flight once moreupdated: Wed Nov 17 2010 16:01:00

Daniel Radcliffe and the cast of 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows' hit the red carpet for the premiere on Monday.

Long 'Harry Potter' movie clip leaked onlineupdated: Tue Nov 16 2010 21:02:00

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.

People.com: QUOTED: Daniel Radcliffe's Most Coveted Harry Potter Mementoupdated: Wed Nov 10 2010 21:30:00

He's taking home his iconic glasses - a pair from the beginning and one from the end

People.com: Harry Potter Blamed for India's Owl Crisisupdated: Wed Nov 03 2010 18:28:00

The popular fantasy series has inspired families to keep the birds as pets, say animal-rights groups

People.com: Harry Potter Dons a Bra in New Trailerupdated: Wed Oct 20 2010 19:28:00

Daniel Radcliffe wears a lacy undergarment in a new clip for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

'LEGO Harry Potter' offers magical fun in block formupdated: Fri Jul 09 2010 15:35:00

"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.

People.com: Harry Potter Actress's Brother, Father Allegedly Attempt to Kill Herupdated: Fri Jul 02 2010 21:48:00

Afshan Azad's Muslim family did not approve of her relationship with a Hindu man, say authorities

Relatives of Harry Potter actress charged in attackupdated: Fri Jul 02 2010 11:44:00

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.

'Harry Potter' attraction opensupdated: Mon Jun 21 2010 15:03:00

Daniel Radcliffe discusses the grand opening of the "Wizarding World of Harry Potter" attraction in Florida.

People.com: Beyond Butterbeer: Harry Potter Stars Share Their Wizarding World Theme Park Favoritesupdated: Fri Jun 18 2010 14:28:00

Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint rate the refreshments and more!

Radcliffe opens Harry Potter theme parkupdated: Fri Jun 18 2010 13:25:00

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.

Like magic, Harry Potter comes to Orlandoupdated: Thu Jun 17 2010 20:59:00

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.

People.com: Emma Watson Throws Harry Potter Farewell Dinnerupdated: Thu Jun 17 2010 17:12:00

The film's cast gathered for an emotional - and secret-spilling! - meal

Ideas for future 'Harry Potter' booksupdated: Thu Apr 08 2010 18:27:00

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.

People.com: Sneak Peek: What Fans Will Find at Universal Orlando's World of Harry Potterupdated: Fri Mar 26 2010 08:27:00

Rowling's Wizarding World of Harry Potter opens June 18 at the Florida theme park

People.com: Harry Potter Star Worked Her Magic on Twilight Vampireupdated: Tue Feb 23 2010 13:49:00

Bonnie Wright considers her beau Jamie Campbell Bower "really lovely"

People.com: A New Twilight-Harry Potter Romance!updated: Fri Feb 19 2010 16:09:00

Jamie Campbell Bower and Bonnie Wright confirm they're dating

Life after Harry Potterupdated: Wed Dec 09 2009 11:47:00

The cast and crew of Harry Potter talk about life after the franchise as they prepare to make their final film.

'Harry Potter' stars look back on nine years of magicupdated: Wed Dec 09 2009 11:47:00

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.

People.com: Harry Potter's World Revealed, At Lastupdated: Tue Sep 15 2009 12:11:00

Universal Orlando affords its first sneak preview of J.K. Rowling's realm

Blending in on campus reportedly not so easy for 'Potter' starupdated: Wed Sep 09 2009 07:50:00

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.

'G-Force' beats 'Ugly Truth' and 'Potter' at box officeupdated: Sun Jul 26 2009 15:12:00

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.

People.com: Harry Potter Actor Sentenced for Growing Potupdated: Tue Jul 21 2009 10:51:00

Jamie Waylett, who plays a Hogwarts bully, gets 120 hours of community service

For some fans, lessons of 'Potter' carry over into real worldupdated: Sat Jul 18 2009 18:37:00

In "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," the threat from villainous Lord Voldemort is ignored until it's almost too late.

Potter's big sceneupdated: Fri Jul 17 2009 07:54:00

The sixth installment of the famed franchise offers up a scene not included in J.K. Rowling's novel

The Scene: 'Potter's' 'I killed Sirius Black'updated: Fri Jul 17 2009 07:54:00

"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" hit thousands of theater screens across the country at midnight Wednesday.

Review: 'Prince' brings more Potter excellenceupdated: Wed Jul 15 2009 08:33:00

Entering his sixth year at Hogwarts, Harry Potter may not be able to see the finishing line, but he knows it's coming.

'Harry Potter' London premiereupdated: Tue Jul 14 2009 07:40:00

The stars of "Harry Potter" walk the red carpet at the world premiere of their latest film. CNN's Myleene Klass reports.

'Half-Blood Prince' finds Potter crew closer to endupdated: Tue Jul 14 2009 07:40:00

The end is closer than the beginning.

'Harry Potter' cast respondupdated: Thu Jul 09 2009 08:14:00

Daniel Radcliffe and others exclusively answer CNN iReporters' questions about new film "The Half-Blood Prince."

Exclusive: 'Harry Potter' cast answers your questionsupdated: Thu Jul 09 2009 08:14:00

What would you ask the cast of "Harry Potter" if you had the chance?

Fans brave torrential rain at 'Harry Potter' premiereupdated: Wed Jul 08 2009 13:03:00

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."

People.com: Emma Watson Plans U.S. College - Minus Scary Spring Breakupdated: Tue Apr 21 2009 13:41:00

The Harry Potter star and "nerd" can't wait to hit the books, not the beach

Rare Harry Potter book fetches $19,000 at auctionupdated: Tue Mar 10 2009 08:06:00

A first-edition Harry Potter book was sold for about $19,000, according to an auction house in Dallas, Texas.

'Harry Potter' actor's killer jailed for lifeupdated: Thu Mar 05 2009 14:28:00

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.

People.com: Killer of Harry Potter Actor Found Guiltyupdated: Thu Mar 05 2009 13:07:00

A 22-year-old man fatally stabbed Rob Knox, 18, who plays Marcus Belby

Man guilty of killing 'Harry Potter' actorupdated: Wed Mar 04 2009 12:39:00

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.

People.com: Harry Potter Sets His Final Dateupdated: Fri Feb 27 2009 12:10:00

The seventh and concluding film in the series will open July 15, 2011

People.com: First Look at New Harry Potter Posterupdated: Tue Feb 10 2009 11:46:00

Harry Potter and the Half-Blooded Prince opens in July, but look what's here

Time.com: The 39 Clues: The Next Harry Potter?updated: Tue Sep 09 2008 12:10:00

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

Judge blocks 'Harry Potter Lexicon'updated: Mon Sep 08 2008 18:12:00

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."

Harry Potter prequel fetches $50K for charityupdated: Wed Jun 11 2008 10:11:00

An 800-word prequel to the blockbuster Harry Potter novel series fetched nearly $50,000 Tuesday for a writer's group and dyslexia charity.

Harry Potter prequel auctionedupdated: Wed Jun 11 2008 10:11:00

JK Rowling sells a short prequel to the Harry Potter series at a charity auction. CNN's Alphonso Van Marsh reports.

Time.com: Harry Potter's Portrait Artistupdated: Thu May 29 2008 19:00:00

Harry Potter illustrator Mary GrandPre dishes on keeping secrets, Harry at 60 and the responsibilities inherent in bringing a favorite fictional character to life

People.com: Young Harry Potter Actor Killed in Londonupdated: Tue May 27 2008 15:46:00

Rob Knox – a star of the upcoming Potter film – was stabbed outside a bar

Harry Potter case brings the law into Internet Ageupdated: Thu Apr 24 2008 16:07:00

It's a battle worthy of Harry Potter himself.

'Potter' author sues fanupdated: Wed Apr 16 2008 00:15:00

Phil Black reports on why 'Harry Potter' author J.K. Rowling is taking one of her most passionate fans to court.

Time.com: 'Potter' Author Testifies in Lawsuitupdated: Mon Apr 14 2008 13:00:00

J.K. Rowling said Monday that her efforts to halt a publisher's "Harry Potter" lexicon have been crushing her creativity

Pottermania lives on in college classrooms updated: Tue Mar 25 2008 11:03:00

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.

Time.com: Harry Potter's Last Book: 2 Filmsupdated: Thu Mar 13 2008 17:00:00

The last installment of J.K. Rowling's hit series will be developed into not one, but two feature films

Time.com: Harry Potter Works Magic at Schoolupdated: Fri Nov 16 2007 09:00:00

By borrowing elements from the book series, a school in England has turned its grades around

Time.com: Life after Potter, Bonanza and Gunsmokeupdated: Thu Aug 30 2007 16:00:00

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CNNMoney: Harry Potter sales break another recordupdated: Thu Aug 02 2007 03:22:00

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 overupdated: Wed Jul 25 2007 22:24:00

Wait for Harry Potter is over

Time.com: Harry Potter's Last Adventureupdated: Wed Jul 25 2007 08:45:00

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 releaseupdated: Tue Jul 24 2007 00:10:00

'Deathly Hallows' book release

I-Reporters show their love for all things Harry Potterupdated: Tue Jul 24 2007 00:10:00

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 lifeupdated: Mon Jul 23 2007 22:04:00

Harry Potter sport comes to life

People.com: REVIEW: Harry Potter 'Exhausting,' 'Exhilarating'updated: Mon Jul 23 2007 14:33:00

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'updated: Mon Jul 23 2007 07:39:00

Kids read less despite 'Potter'

CNNMoney: Harry Potter posts spellbinding salesupdated: Mon Jul 23 2007 00:15:00

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' reviewupdated: Sun Jul 22 2007 21:51:00

Early 'Harry Potter' review

CNNMoney: Harry Potter's dollar magic will live onupdated: Sun Jul 22 2007 07:21:00

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 saleupdated: Sat Jul 21 2007 04:09:00

Last Potter book goes on sale

Midnight about to toll for 'Harry Potter'updated: Fri Jul 20 2007 07:30:00

The ending has come for Harry Potter.

Who's behind Potter-gate?updated: Fri Jul 20 2007 00:49:00

Who's behind Potter-gate?

People.com: Fans Helping Fight Harry Potter Spoilersupdated: Thu Jul 19 2007 06:53:00

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.

Review: Able 'Potter' growing darkerupdated: Wed Jul 11 2007 01:40:00

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.

People.com: An Encore for Harry Potter?updated: Tue Jul 10 2007 12:52:00

Will the seventh Harry Potter book, due out July 21, really be the final one in the series?

People.com: Daniel Radcliffe: I'd Never Date an Actressupdated: Mon Jul 09 2007 16:44:00

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!updated: Wed Jul 04 2007 00:21:00

A magical day for muggles!

People.com: Emma Watson Gets Boy Advice From Harry Potter Costarsupdated: Mon Jul 02 2007 19:04:00

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.

Money Magazine: Unsolicited Adviceupdated: Sun Jul 01 2007 00:00:00

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CNNMoney: Hacker reveals possible Harry Potter plotupdated: Wed Jun 20 2007 06:58:00

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.

People.com: Harry Potter's Emma Watson Talks About Boysupdated: Thu Jun 07 2007 17:13:00

Harry Potter star Emma Watson has revealed what she likes in boys - and wizardry is not a requirement.

CNNMoney: Harry Potter book record 1st run of 12Mupdated: Wed Mar 14 2007 09:06:00

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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