Can Harry Potter reboot survive J.K. Rowling?
A "Harry Potter" series based on the world-famous books is coming to TV, but will the author's controversial opinions hurt it?
J.K. Rowling claps back at hater who called her a "tragic, sad figure"
The author has hit back after a detractor told her she was "little more than a vituperative giga-troll and the de facto leader of a global transphobic cult."
J.K. Rowling Remains Popular With Millennials Despite Trans Outrage
Millennials still love J.K. Rowling even after she has come under fire for controversial statements about transgender people.
'Harry Potter' fans explain why a TV reboot won't work
Reports suggest a "Harry Potter" reboot is in the works at HBO, but fans on social media don't appear happy about the decision.
What J.K. Rowling said on International Women's Day
The Harry Potter author shared a number of links, including one for a petition for the government to make clear "sex means biological sex."
J.K. Rowling slams concerns she "ruined" her "legacy" after trans backlash
Speaking on the podcast "The Witch Trials of J.K. Rowling," the Harry Potter author discussed her perceived legacy.
Amy Schneider condemns J.K. Rowling's "hate speech" against trans women
"If certain famous billionaire authors were to advocate for 'Whites only' spaces, we'd all see it as the hate speech that it is," Schneider tweeted.
Harry Potter game 'Hogwarts Legacy' under fire over trans character's name
The trans witch appears during a quest as the barkeep at the Three Broomsticks pub in Hogsmeade in the bestselling game.
What game critic Stacey Henley said about J.K. Rowling that led to apology
A British game critic called for a boycott of the video game "Hogwarts Legacy" on a BBC broadcast which prompted the broadcaster to apologize.
The 'Hogwarts Legacy' boycott failed
After a social media campaign to see "Hogwarts Legacy" fail over its links to J.K. Rowling, the video game is already topping multiple sales charts.
Is J.K. Rowling making money from "Hogwarts Legacy?" What we know
Anticipation is building around the upcoming video game "Hogwarts Legacy" but her online opponents are worried about how much she'll profit from sales.
J.K. Rowling on trans critics: "You have to mock them"
Speaking in a new interview, Rowling dismissed claims she had been canceled over her many public comments about trans issues.
'Hogwarts Legacy' reaction at The Game Awards sparks J.K. Rowling debate
Twitter users debated whether Rowling's past comments on transgender women had affected the reaction to "Harry Potter" inspired video game "Hogwarts Legacy."
Weird, niche and interesting Cyber Monday deals you might not have seen
From Harry Potter LEGO sets to a travel bidet, Newsweek has you covered on the most unusual Cyber Monday deals.
What to watch on TV this Thanksgiving: From 'Yellowstone' to 'Andor'
There are a number of shows that will be available for people to watch this Thanksgiving, including TV marathons, movies and the latest from "Star Wars."
Gift Guide: Tech and Lifestyle Ideas for People Who Are Hard to Shop For
We all have at least one person who is difficult to shop for. Here are some creative ideas for finding something that might just surprise them.
Dave Chappelle "SNL" hosting gig condemned by members of trans community
The comedian released a stand-up special last year that contained controversial comments about transgender people.
HBO Max November releases first look at huge shows coming soon
HBO Max has a number of new and exciting shows set to premiere on the streaming platform in November, as well as a number of classics that are also being added.
Jason Isaacs defends transgender comedian exposing herself on live TV
"Harry Potter" actor Jason Isaacs has posted a lengthy defense of comedian Jordan Gray after she unexpectedly stripped naked on British TV.
Daniel Radcliffe wants his children to avoid fame "at all costs"
Stars of the upcoming comedy "Weird: The Al Yankovic Story" Daniel Radcliffe and Evan Rachel Wood spoke to Newsweek about being child actors.
Hogwarts Legacy release date
When "Hogwarts Legacy" releases, players will be able to take advantage of a number of bonuses and goodies in the game's preorder bundles.
Video: Harry Potter fans hold wand tribute to Hagrid after Coltrane's death
Fans honored the late actor outside Universal Studios' Hogwarts Castle on Friday in a video viewed more than 1 million times.
Robbie Coltrane on Harry Potter legacy: "I'll not be here, but Hagrid will"
A clip has gone viral showing actor Robbie Coltrane, who played Hagrid in "Harry Potter," reflecting on the film franchise.
Robbie Coltrane remembered by J.K. Rowling, Daniel Radcliffe and others
"I feel incredibly lucky that I got to meet and work with him and very sad that he's passed," Daniel Radcliffe wrote in a statement on Friday.
Robbie Coltrane, who played iconic Hogwarts professor Hagrid, dies at 72
The beloved actor played in all eight installments of "Harry Potter."
Why Hollywood loves to turn classic characters like Velma LGBT
Hollywood continues to make well-known characters LGBT, but Prof. Lorna Jowett told Newsweek "more progress might be made by championing new creations."
'Harry Potter' Symbol Adorns Russian Tanks Near Mariupol: Ukraine Official
The triangular sign from the fantasy novel and film series represents the three powerful artifacts needed to create the "Master of Death."
'Hogwarts Legacy' Pre-Order Bonuses: All Game Version Bonuses Revealed
A new "Hogwarts Legacy" trailer debuted at Gamescom Opening Night Live 2022 with additional information on preorder bonuses.
Johnny Depp May Return to 'Fantastic Beasts' Post-Court Win—Mads Mikkelsen
Mikkelsen gushed over "amazing" Depp after having replaced him in the "Fantastic Beasts" franchise, and hinted Depp could reprise the role.
Police Probe J.K. Rowling Threat From Account That Praised Rushdie Attack
The same Twitter account reportedly posted tweets glorifying Rushdie's attacker, 24-year-old Hadi Matar.