At platform 9¾, Harry Potter fans mark 20 years of magic

Jun 27, 2017

At platform 9¾, Harry Potter fans mark 20 years of magic

Twenty years to the day after the first book in the Harry Potter series was published, fans gathered online and in the real world to express their enduring love for J.K. Rowling's magical creation. Since "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" came out in 1997, ...

Alan Rickman made villainy delicious

Jan 15, 2016

Alan Rickman made villainy delicious

Alan Rickman made wickedness delicious. Reviewing Rickman's breakout role as a scheming hedonist aristocrat in the play "Les Liaisons Dangereuses," Guardian newspaper critic Nicholas de Jongh likened the actor to "a cat who knows the way to the cream." Rickman, who died of cancer Thursday aged ...

Eddie Redmayne to star in 'Harry Potter' spinoff

Jun 3, 2015

Eddie Redmayne to star in 'Harry Potter' spinoff

Oscar-winning actor Eddie Redmayne will enter the world of magic in Warner Bros.' anticipated "Harry Potter" spinoff movie "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," the studio said. Redmayne, 33, who won a best actor Oscar this year for his role as Stephen Hawking in ...

Daniel Radcliffe gets devilish in 'Horns'

May 7, 2015

Daniel Radcliffe gets devilish in 'Horns'

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There are few actors who can enjoy the kind of success that Daniel Radcliffe has enjoyed at his age. At 10, he became the face of the multibillion-dollar "Harry Potter" franchise, which became a cultural phenomenon. As the series drew to a close in ...