Even though writing for children has made her rich beyond the dreams of mortal man, J.K. Rowling has announced that her next novel will be "very different from the Harry Potter series." And she's already signed the deal for its release.
Sunday, The Simpsons hit a milestone few television series in history can ever dream of, airing its 500th original episode since its premiere in December 1989. That's a lot of TV, and for a show like The Simpsons, that means a LOT of guest stars.
Image of the Day: Clint Eastwood is ... Dirty Harry Potter
Applying makeup so a performer appears older is particularly tricky in sci-fi. After all, if someone is all wrinkly-faced in a serious drama, it's a good bet they're supposed to be old. But in sci-fi, they could be old, or melting, or phasing in-and-out of our dimension, or growing gills, or shedding their human skin, or any other number of freaky things.
There's no telling how far an actor will go to promote his newest, latest project. When Ralph Fiennes stopped by Bravo's Watch What Happens to push a movie, he agreed to lend his dulcet tones to some saucy Harry Potter fan fiction. Now, it's Radcliffe's turn ... and he doesn't disappoint.
Sometimes, you don't have the months it might take to read seven novels...or even the days it might take to watch eight films. So allow us to present a rather handy way to ingest all of J.K. Rowling's sprawling Harry Potter saga in the time it takes to leave a voicemail.
Homesick for Hogwarts? Feel that lump in your throat? You will after viewing this 15-minute, three-hankie homage to the Harry Potter-verse crafted by Youtube impressario "TheManBatman" using images and scenes from the entire franchise
Teenage angst mixed with superhuman abilities is a recipe for disaster. Just ask the janitor at the high school of Stephen King's Carrie. But it's also a recipe for a great film, which is why we are excitedly looking forward to Chronicle hitting theaters today.
David Letterman just celebrated the three-decade mark in his career as a late-night talk show host. And with all those shows under his...
Each year, thousands of rare books are sold for hundreds or thousands of dollars each—and often much more—and many of those books are clearly science fiction, fantasy or horror. In 2010, a rare and beautiful 19th century book, Birds of America by John James Aububon, set a new record by selling for $11.5 million, but a copy of this same book sold last week for a "disappointing" $7.9 million. (Such a bargain!)