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Alan Rickman's 27 volumes of handwritten diaries to be published as a book, will release in 2022
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Alan Rickman's 27 volumes of handwritten diaries to be published as a book, will release in 2022

Alan Rickman, who died in 2016 at age 69 following a battle with cancer, began writing these diaries in the early 1990s with the intention of publishing them.

Robert Englund, Harry Potter alum Jamie Campbell Bower among eight new actors to join Stranger Things season 4
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Robert Englund, Harry Potter alum Jamie Campbell Bower among eight new actors to join Stranger Things season 4

Stranger Things season 4, created by Matt and Ross Duffer, was recently renewed for its season four, which is currently in production.

JK Rowling's latest novel, Troubled Blood, comes under fire for an allegedly transphobic plot
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JK Rowling's latest novel, Troubled Blood, comes under fire for an allegedly transphobic plot

Written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, it is the fifth of the author's Cormoran Strike detective series and revolves around the investigation into a cold case of a suspected transvestite serial killer.

To Harry Potter on his 40th birthday, with best wishes from a fellow millennial
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To Harry Potter on his 40th birthday, with best wishes from a fellow millennial

You’re 40 today, which makes you part of the first-ever batch of millennials to hit the big four-oh. This generation grew up with you. And you of all people know that as a generation, we just can’t seem to catch a break.

Report shows 2019 attendance at Disney theme parks fell considerably, grew at Universal
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Report shows 2019 attendance at Disney theme parks fell considerably, grew at Universal

Attendance at Disney theme parks around the world fell less than 1 percent in 2019 from the previous year

The Friday List: From a virtual Harry Potter festival to Sushant Singh Rajput's posthumous release Dil Bechara, your weekly calendar of virtual events
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The Friday List: From a virtual Harry Potter festival to Sushant Singh Rajput's posthumous release Dil Bechara, your weekly calendar of virtual events

Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.

Daniel Radcliffe was uninterested in acting before being cast as Harry Potter, recalls film's casting director
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Daniel Radcliffe was uninterested in acting before being cast as Harry Potter, recalls film's casting director

Daniel Radcliffe is best known for playing Harry Potter in the eight-film fantasy series.

With Netflix's Cursed, Frank Miller and Tom Wheeler reimagine King Arthur's story through Lady of the Lake's eyes
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With Netflix's Cursed, Frank Miller and Tom Wheeler reimagine King Arthur's story through Lady of the Lake's eyes

Cursed creators talk about reimagining such a well-known story for a modern audience, and about the thrills of bringing their book to life on screen.

Hamilton employs colourblind casting, but that only does disservice to the idea of true representation
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Hamilton employs colourblind casting, but that only does disservice to the idea of true representation

The trouble of a colourblind production might not be the casting itself but the fact that the casting may still erase the reimagined characters’ identities

Tanaz Bhathena on Hunted by the Sky, a young adult fantasy fiction title with a gutsy heroine leading a revolution
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Tanaz Bhathena on Hunted by the Sky, a young adult fantasy fiction title with a gutsy heroine leading a revolution

In a kingdom of citizens who can wield the powers of magic and sorcery, Tanaz Bhathena’s protagonist is born without any discernible magical talent. What she instead has is a star-shaped birthmark.

Following JK Rowling's essay, Harry Potter fan sites distance from author, reject transphobic beliefs
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Following JK Rowling's essay, Harry Potter fan sites distance from author, reject transphobic beliefs

Harry Potter fan websites The Leaky Cauldron and Mugglenet distance from author JK Rowling, using their platforms to 'counteract the harm she has caused'

Four authors quit JK Rowling's literary agency over company's refusal to support transgender rights
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Four authors quit JK Rowling's literary agency over company's refusal to support transgender rights

The resignation by the four authors comes in light of the renewed criticism that JK Rowling had garnered after she wrote an essay in an attempt to explain her views on the transgender community which had previously earned her tremendous backlash on social media.

Harry Potter films, Parasite, 1917, Back to the Future will be re-released as UK theatres plan to reopen
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Harry Potter films, Parasite, 1917, Back to the Future will be re-released as UK theatres plan to reopen

Harry Potter film series alongside Lawrence of Arabia, Back to the Future and Singin' in the Rain will be screened in UK cinemas upon reopening.

A summer without the summer blockbuster: A pop culture staple is lost amid closed theatres, social distancing
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A summer without the summer blockbuster: A pop culture staple is lost amid closed theatres, social distancing

Since Jaws, the summer blockbuster has become shorthand for a genre of films with immediate, wide appeal, serving audiences an entertaining concoction of adventure and spectacle. There’s a certain packaging or universally recognised template that has come to define the summer blockbuster.

Rupert Grint speaks out against JK Rowling's controversial comments: 'I firmly stand stand with the trans community
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Rupert Grint speaks out against JK Rowling's controversial comments: 'I firmly stand stand with the trans community

Rupert Grint is the latest member of the Harry Potter family to respond to JK Rowling's recent comments on transgender individuals.

UK tabloid The Sun responds to criticism against article on JK Rowling's ex-husband; says it did not glorify domestic abuse
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UK tabloid The Sun responds to criticism against article on JK Rowling's ex-husband; says it did not glorify domestic abuse

The article around JK Rowling's ex-husband and the headline sparked outrage among campaigners who have long pushed the media to exercise care in reporting on domestic violence.

After Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Eddie Redmayne, Bonnie Wright condemn JK Rowling's controversial tweets
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After Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Eddie Redmayne, Bonnie Wright condemn JK Rowling's controversial tweets

Emma Watson and many others have spoken against JK Rowling's controversial tweets about the transgender community.

JK Rowling responds to criticism against her stance on trans issues; discloses past abuse, sexual assault
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JK Rowling responds to criticism against her stance on trans issues; discloses past abuse, sexual assault

In a 3,600-word essay, published on her website, JK Rowling explained in detail her research and beliefs on trans issues, and the concerns she has about how women’s rights and some young people’s lives were being impacted by some forms of trans activism.

Daniel Radcliffe responds to JK Rowling's tweets: 'Need to do more to support transgender, not invalidate their identities'
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Daniel Radcliffe responds to JK Rowling's tweets: 'Need to do more to support transgender, not invalidate their identities'

Daniel Radcliffe hoped JK Rowling's tweets would not "taint" the meaning of the Harry Potter books for fans.

As JK Rowling comes under fire for transphobic tweets, a disappointed fan finds she can no longer separate the art from the artist
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As JK Rowling comes under fire for transphobic tweets, a disappointed fan finds she can no longer separate the art from the artist

The messaging throughout the Harry Potter series now stands in stark contrast to JK Rowling’s opinions on trans issues and other subjects.