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Hear What Daniel Radcliffe Thinks of the Newest Harry Potter Character

13 hours ago | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Finally, all of our days spent chanting "Accio more Harry Potter-related stories" has come true in the form of a singing sorceress named Celestina Warbeck. J.K. Rowling just introduced the newest character to the wizarding world, and we got the scoop on what you need to know about Celestina. Daniel Radcliffe even had an opinion on the matter! So let us know in the comments what you think of the latest addition to the Hp family. »

- Becca-Frucht

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Daniel Radcliffe’s Hogtown romance

15 hours ago | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

As Harry Potter, Daniel Radcliffe spent 10 years and eight movies playing the platonic best pal of smarty boots Hermione Granger. Some fans of the series will tell you that it’s Harry, not Ron, who Hermione really should have married. Even Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has admitted that Harry and Hermione are a better match romantically than Hermione and Ron.

And while Daniel Radcliffe has grown up and left Harry, Hermione and Ron behind, the notion that male-female friendships can be fraught with sexual tension remains a constant in life, and serves as the premise of Radcliffe’s newest film, The F Word (the F stands for “Friends”).

“Can men and women be friends? I think yes, absolutely,” says the 24-year-old Radcliffe on the line from New York. “I have a ton of female friends with whom sex does not get in the way.” »

- Ingrid Randoja - Cineplex Magazine

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Popsugar Shout Out: Workout Tips From an American Ninja Warrior

18 August 2014 11:55 PM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Kick ass with this core fitness advice - Fitness The best ways to style your rental home - Home Will Smith performs his 1991 hit with DJ Jazzy Jeff - Celebrity & News This dad has a challenge for all the other dads - Moms A step-by-step guide to peeling tomatoes - Food Meet J.K. Rowling's new Harry Potter character - Entertainment The history of women's protests - Love & Sex 15 cleaning supplies you should keep stocked at home - Smart Living How to get HBO without paying for cable - Tech Supermodels are back on the cover of Vogue - Fashion These products will soak the bad oils right off your skin - Beauty Video: This Hawaiian burger will bring you back to the tropics - Food »

- Marina-Liao

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Popsugar Shout Out: Workout Tips From an American Ninja Warrior

18 August 2014 11:55 PM, PDT | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Kick ass with this core fitness advice - Fitness The best ways to style your rental home - Home Will Smith performs his 1991 hit with DJ Jazzy Jeff - Celebrity & News This dad has a challenge for all the other dads - Moms A step-by-step guide to peeling tomatoes - Food Meet J.K. Rowling's new Harry Potter character - Entertainment The history of women's protests - Love & Sex 15 cleaning supplies you should keep stocked at home - Smart Living How to get HBO without paying for cable - Tech Supermodels are back on the cover of Vogue - Fashion These products will soak the bad oils right off your skin - Beauty Video: This Hawaiian burger will bring you back to the tropics - Food »

- Marina-Liao

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J.K. Rowling Releases New Story About the ‘Singing Sorceress’

18 August 2014 8:52 PM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Today, J.K. Rowling shared a new tale from the Harry Potter universe over on Pottermore. While her last update checked in with the book's heroes, this time we got a deep dive into the life of one of the Wizarding World's lesser-known characters: The singing sorceress Celestina Warbeck. "Celestina is one of my (favorite) 'off-stage' characters in the whole series, and has been part of the Potter world ever since its inception," Rowling wrote. "I always imagined her to resemble Shirley Bassey in both looks and style." Here's an excerpt from Rowling's biography of Warbeck, originally posted on the members-only Pottermore site, then shared with today.com: Internationally-acclaimed singing sensation Celestina Warbeck (sometimes known as 'the Singing Sorceress’) hails from Wales. Her father, a minor functionary in the Muggle Liaison Office, met her Muggle mother (a failed actress) when the latter was attacked by a Lethifold disguised as a stage curtain. »

- Anna Silman

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Jk Rowling details singing sorceress in new Harry Potter short story

18 August 2014 7:31 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Jk Rowling has released a new short story based on a character from the Harry Potter series.

Celestina Warbeck is mentioned throughout the books as 'The Singing Sorceress' but never made an appearance.

The author - who has published a short biography of the fictitious wizarding star on Pottermore - said she always imagined Celestina would look like Dame Shirley Bassey.

"Celestina Warbeck is one of my favourite 'off-stage' characters in the Harry Potter series," she explained to Today.

"I always imagined her to resemble Shirley Bassey in both looks and style."

The biography reveals that Celestina also came from Wales like Bassey and was a half-blood Gryffindor student before shooting to fame.

Celestina's Muggle-mother hassled Hogwarts to create a choir, theatre club and dancing class for her daughter's talents, on discovering that wizarding stage school doesn't exist.

The Singing Sorceress's best-known hits include 'You Charmed the Heart Right Out »

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Jk Rowling just released a new story about the Beyonce of Harry Potter's world

18 August 2014 1:08 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Today the wizarding world was rocked as Jk Rowling released yet another new story into the lore of Harry Potter. But is 'story' really the right word for Celestina Warbeck's — internationally acclaimed singing sensation — fleshed-out profile? And what was the real reason behind this latest peek into the world of magic? Exclusively released on Pottermore, Rowling gave juicy details to the life and times of Molly Weasley's favorite pop star, along with an audio clip of Warbeck's hit song. Some of the highlights include: •  Celestina Warbeck's birthday is August 18th. •  Her wand is a flexible 10.5 inches, made of larch and phoenix feather. •  Her Hogwart's house was Gryffindor. •  Her family is from Wales. •  Her Muggle mother helped found the Hogwart's theater, dance, and singing curriculum to show off Ms. Warbeck's talents. •  Ms. Warbeck has had three marriages, one son, and eight houses. •  She is basically the Beyonce of the wizarding world. »

- Donna Dickens

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What You Need to Know About J.K. Rowling's New Harry Potter Character

18 August 2014 11:17 AM, PDT | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

The Harry Potter world keeps on going, with author J.K. Rowling making regular updates to Pottermore; just last month she gave us an update on Harry and his pals, and now, she's giving us the details on an "off-stage" character. Rowling has introduced Celestina Warbeck, a singing witch, and we have all the details you need to know about her. She sings. Known as the Singing Sorceress, Warbeck is a popular singer who's appeared on the radio program "Witching Hour," and she's famous for the singles "You Charmed the Heart Right Out of Me," "A Cauldron Full of Hot, Strong Love," and "You Stole My Cauldron but You Can't Have My Heart." You can listen to the latter song if you log in to your Pottermore account. She's not in any of the Harry Potter books, but she's part of the universe. In fact, she has something in common with Harry, »

- Shannon-Vestal

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J.K. Rowling Writes a New 'Harry Potter' Story Because She's J.K.-Frickin'-Rowling

18 August 2014 8:30 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

The Harry Potter franchise isn't as dormant as you might imagine. Even though the last proper book by J.K. Rowling was published way back in 2007 and the last film in the series hit screens in 2011, there have been plenty for Potter-heads to chew on since -- among them a vast online hub overseen by Rowling called Pottermore, an interactive exhibit of props and costumes from the film constructed in England (we drove by it recently on a set visit and almost jumped out of the van) and, of course, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park experience at Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure in Orlando, Florida.

Rowling, too, is always hard at work on something Potter-related, even if it's not a new novel -- she's got the "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" movie coming up (based on a piece of Potter miscellanea) for Warner Bros, and »

- Drew Taylor

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J.K. Rowling Unveils New Harry Potter Story and Song by Little-Known Sorceress Celestina Warbeck

18 August 2014 8:08 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Every little thing she does is magic! Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling shared a short story and song with NBC's Today Monday. The tale and track are also available on Pottermore.com, the online home for the wizarding world of Harry Potter. "Celestina Warbeck is one of my favorite 'off-stage' characters in the Harry Potter series, and has been part of the Potter world ever since its inception, making an early appearance in the short-lived Daily Prophet series I produced for members of the equally short-lived fan club run by my British publisher, Bloomsbury. Although we never lay eyes on Celestina during the whole seven volumes of the Potter books, I always imagined her to resemble Shirley Bassey in »

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J.K. Rowling Releases New ‘Harry Potter’ Story, Character, and Song (Video)

18 August 2014 6:26 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

With an expanded theme park and several new movies on the way, J.K. Rowling continues to add to the Harry Potter universe. On Monday, Rowling released a new story about a little-known side character within her magical world, a half-Muggle soul singer named Celestina Warbeck. Also read: Wizarding World of Harry Potter Opens New Diagon Alley Attraction, Fans Overwhelm Park “Although we never lay eyes on Celestina during the whole seven volumes of the Potter books, I always imagined her to resemble Shirley Bassey in both looks and style,” Rowling revealed in a letter attached to the new character bio placed within Pottermore. »

- Jordan Zakarin

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Uzo Aduba Takes Home an Emmy Award, Robin Williams Sends an Emotional Video + More of Today’s First Dibs

18 August 2014 6:00 AM, PDT | VH1.com | See recent VH1.com news »

The Orange Is The New Black star took home a trophy, Robin Williams sent an inspirational video to a sick woman months before his death, Jessica Biel dances around the New Girl set, and more celebrity news to get you caught up from the weekend.

Oitnb‘s Uzo Aduba, Jimmy Fallon, Joe Morton, and Allison Janney were some of the big winners at Saturday’s Creative Arts Emmys. [THR] Months before his death, Robin Williams recorded a video message for a terminally ill woman. [E!] 20/20 anchor Elizabeth Vargas checks back into rehab. [TV Guide]

Chris Pratt, Ryan Seacrest, and more stars join in on the Als ice bucket challenge. [Perez Hilton]  J.K. Rowling has released a biography about a Harry Potter character you probably never knew. [Et] We finally get a peak of Jessica Biel’s role in the New Girl season four trailer. [Huffington Post] Bradley Cooper reunites with The Hangover producer for an ’80s casino extortion movie. »

- Taylor Ferber

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Singing Sorceress Takes to the Stage in J.K. Rowling's New Pottermore Post

18 August 2014 4:45 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

J.K. Rowling has added another story to her growing pottermore.com website, this time focusing on "singing sorceress" Celestina, who is mentioned several times throughout the Harry Potter books but never appears. The 500-word entry provides new facts about this obscure character, an "international wizarding singing sensation," elaborating on her early years, career highlights and tumultuous personal life. Along with the story, an audio track is included, the first song ever posted on the website. "You Stole My Cauldron but You Can't Have My Heart" was recorded by Universal Orlando Resort and features Celestina Warbeck and the Banshees,

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- Alex Ritman

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The Harry Potter spin-offs Warner Bros could do next

15 August 2014 1:21 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

As Warner Bros announces its Fantastic Beasts set of Harry Potter films, Caroline wonders what other film spin-offs we could see next...

It’s around three years since Harry, Ron, Hermione and friends hung up their wands to much fanfare and box office revenue but, come November 2016, we’re all going back to the wizarding world for one (or three) more adventures.

Warner Bros. have released dates for a brand new trilogy set to hit cinemas in November 2016, 2018 and 2020 respectively. Few of us doubted that this would eventually happen – no matter how protective of her stories and their characters Jk Rowling might be, there was little chance that Deathly Hallows Part II was the last ever outing – even if no one saw a revival coming quite this soon.

The appetite for more Harry Potter-related movies is still there, and Hollywood knows it. The obscure choice of Fantastic Beasts And Where »

- ryanlambie

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Has Daniel Radcliffe Read J.K. Rowling's Story on Grown-Up Harry Potter?

14 August 2014 4:30 PM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Daniel Radcliffe makes his rom-com debut in the offbeat, charming indie What If, and when we sat down with the actor in La, he revealed quite a bit about his own stance on romance. Turns out Daniel thinks Tinder is just as valid a dating tool as pub hopping, and he's definitely one for grand romantic gestures - just ask his girlfriend. We also talked about his past as Harry Potter and what he thought about J.K. Rowling's recent revisiting of the character as an adult. Catch What If in select theaters now. »

- Lindsay-Miller

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Daniel Radcliffe on That 1 Time He Tried (and Failed) to Impress His Girlfriend

14 August 2014 4:30 PM, PDT | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Daniel Radcliffe makes his rom-com debut in the offbeat, charming indie What If, and when we sat down with the actor in La, he revealed quite a bit about his own stance on romance. Turns out Daniel thinks Tinder is just as valid a dating tool as pub hopping, and he's definitely one for grand romantic gestures - just ask his girlfriend. We also talked about his past as Harry Potter and what he thought about J.K. Rowling's recent revisiting of the character as an adult. Catch What If in select theaters now. »

- Lindsay-Miller

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Daniel Radcliffe: 'I'm not good in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince'

13 August 2014 9:29 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Daniel Radcliffe has given a brutal self-appraisal of his performances in the Harry Potter movies.

Radcliffe, who played Jk Rowling's boy wizard across eight films from 2001 to 2011, has said that he felt he was "one-note" in the fantasy franchise.

Speaking to the Daily Mail, the British actor described the Potter films as a blessing, but admitted that he finds them difficult to watch because "mistakes other actors get to make in rehearsal rooms or at drama school, are all on film for everyone to see".

"That's why it's hard to watch a film like Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, because I'm just not very good in it. I hate it," he said.

"My acting is very one-note and I can see I got complacent and what I was trying to do just didn't come across. My best film is the fifth one (Order of the Phoenix) because I can see a progression. »

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Why Daniel Radcliffe Hates His Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince Performance

11 August 2014 9:37 AM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

We are, sometimes, our own worst critics. That may just be the case for Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe, who was recently quoted as saying he hates his performance in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Despite the support he's received from J.K. Rowling over his portrayal of the boy wizard in eight Harry Potter films, Radcliffe is willing to say that Half-Blood Prince wasn't his finest performance. The comments made come from an interview Daniel Radcliffe did with Daily Mail, which includes some interesting thoughts on his decision to take the stage naked when he was 17 for Equus, and eventually his opinions of his performances in the Harry Potter films. Radcliffe admitted he's not a fan of watching himself on film, but he makes himself do it. "And that's why it's hard to watch a film like Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," Radcliffe says. "Because I'm just »

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J.K. Rowling Sends Letter From Dumbledore To Shooting Survivor Whose Family Was Murdered

8 August 2014 1:10 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

J.K. Rowling just brought back Hogwarts' beloved headmaster in the most meaningful possible way.

J.K. Rowling just brought back Hogwarts' beloved headmaster in the most meaningful possible way.

Cassidy Stay is just 15 years old, but has already had to deal with unspeakable tragedy. On July 9, 2014, Cassidy's parents and 4 siblings were murdered in a horrific shooting incident by her ex-uncle. Cassidy was shot in the head, but made it out alive by playing dead until the shooter fled.

While speaking at a memorial for her family, Cassidy quoted Rowling's famous book series.

"In The Prisoner of Azkaban, Dumbledore says, 'Happiness can be found in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light."

J.K. Rowling Publishes New Harry Potter Short Story

When this news hit the Internet, a Facebook page was set up to have J.K. Rowling meet Cassidy, that eventually reached the author herself.

According to the Houston Chronicle, a spokesperson »

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Daniel Radcliffe Would "Love" for J.K. Rowling to Pen Lindsay Lohan's Tell-All—Watch Now!

8 August 2014 11:48 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Currently at the top of our fantasy must-read list: Lindsay Lohan's tell-all, penned by J.K. Rowling. Sounds amazing, right?! Well, apparently, Daniel Radcliffe thought so too, despite the fact that the reports surrounding the supposed memoir are entirely untrue. The former Harry Potter star stopped by Watch What Happens Live on Thursday, where he was asked to share his thoughts on the Rowling rumor—and he certainly didn't hold back while expressing his enthusiasm. "That's an amazing rumor. That is one of the best rumors I've ever heard," the British thesp replied with a wide-eyed grin. Host Andy Cohen couldn't help but chime in, noting that, "Somebody smoked a »

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