Alan Rickman, the tremendously talented British actor behind such iconic roles as Hans Gruber in Die Hard and Professor Severus Snape in the Harry Potter films, has died at the age of 69 following a bout with cancer.
NEW YORK (AP) — Eight years after writing the last of her "Harry Potter" novels, J.K. Rowling is still adding to the young wizard's storyline. Rowling has posted new information about the Potter family to a new version of the Pottermore Web portal...
The final Harry Potter novel was full of grand battles and grander revelations, but it also featured a tiny detail that radically changed the saga’s timeline. Although J.K. Rowling’s first book in the beloved series was published in 1997 and the final book in 2007, a date on a gravestone revealed that the events of the final novel take place in 1997. That means that Harry Potter himself was born in 1980. Which means that he’s 35 in 2015. And according to Rowling herself, that makes today, September 1, 2015, the first day of school at Hogwarts for Harry’s eldest son.
Currently, Transformers: Dark Of The Moon is the biggest grossing domestic movie release of the year, banking $261 million in two weeks of release. That will probably all change this weekend with the U.S. release of Harry Potter: The Deathly Hallows Part Two. What can you expect if you want to catch it in Yakima opening weekend?