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The Rowling Magazine Issue #52 · April 2021

The making of another Harry Potter Studio Tour in Japan

The second Harry Potter Studio Tour coming to Japan in 2023 now has an official website and a trailer. There will be differences with the London attraction, and while everything in Japan will be replicas, Warner Bros. has justified why building a new studio tour was the right call for them.

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January 22nd, 2021

Tom Ascheim to oversee Harry Potter Franchise at Warner Bros: What does it mean?

Variety reports that Tom Ascheim has been promoted and its new role at Warner Bros will be to oversee the Harry Potter and Wizarding World franchise, acting as a nexus between the studio and J.K. Rowling (and her office/reps at The Blair Partnership). Although the official announcement does not reveal anything about future plans, it […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #46 · October 2020

Never seen before posters from Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

Phil Bates is an award-winning designer who worked as a senior art director for major broadcasting and cable networks, motion picture production companies, music labels, and design firms that support the industry. You probably saw a film poster made by him, and among his clients are big corporations like Fox or Warner Bros. In 2009, […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #29 · May 2019

The four horsemen of Wizarding World Gold

This article was originally published as “El sustituto de Pottermore punto com tendrá una versión de pago” on the Spanish-speaking fan site HarryLatino.com. What is ‘Wizarding World Gold’ and why we should have seen it coming years ago.   This month, Warner Brothers and Pottermore announced an alliance to create a new website (“Wizarding World […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #26 · February 2019

Fantastic Beasts 3 is postponed until 2021

Will we ever get to see Dumbledore and Grindelwald’s great duel in a fifth movie or will the story shrink to fit fewer films? Right after the release of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald and the bad reviews that sprang up, some fans started to wonder if there was any chance that the series […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #2 · December 2016

In London with the fans

I’m glad it wasn’t the first time I went to London. I’m not sure how I could have enjoyed this beautiful city while checking my cell phone every two minutes to see if anything had happened in the Potterverse. I was eating breakfast near Camden Market the morning before when I saw on Twitter that […]

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May 13th, 2014

Fantastic Beasts and where to find them release date: November 18, 2016.

Surprisely, the release date for the first part of the Fantastic Beast trilogy has been announced: the film will be released in theaters on November 18, 2016. Thanks to The Fanatico for the heads up!

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