JK Rowling defends casting Asian actress as Nagini in Fantastic Beasts sequel BelfastTelegraph.co.uk JK Rowling has defended casting an Asian actress as Nagini in the latest instalment of the Fantastic Beasts franchise. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/entertainment/film-tv/news/jk-rowling-defends-casting-asian-actress-as-nagini-in-fantastic-beasts-sequel-37359749.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/entertainment/film-tv/news/article37359745.ece/3732a/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_64031edb-6227-40b8-875b-0d9d40e0b3db_1 Email JK Rowling has defended casting an Asian actress as Nagini in the latest instalment of the Fantastic Beasts franchise. The final trailer for Fantastic Beasts: Crimes Of Grindelwald revealed South Korean actress Claudia Kim transforming from a woman into Voldemort’s snake. Critics argued having an Asian actor play the role of Nagini, who is submissive to Voldemort in the Harry Potter books, was offensive. One tweeted Rowling: “Listen Joanne, … [Read more...] about JK Rowling defends casting Asian actress as Nagini in Fantastic Beasts sequel
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Giant Harry Potter wands to light up London for JK Rowling charity BelfastTelegraph.co.uk A walkway in London will be given a Wizarding World makeover as nine giant wands will be installed to highlight JK Rowling’s children’s charity Lumos. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/entertainment/film-tv/news/giant-harry-potter-wands-to-light-up-london-for-jk-rowling-charity-37337742.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/entertainment/film-tv/news/article37337739.ece/a8a11/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_fd81488b-f3d2-442c-8a85-663fa08b7856_1 Email A walkway in London will be given a Wizarding World makeover as nine giant wands will be installed to highlight JK Rowling’s children’s charity Lumos. The 15ft tall wands, which bring to life those belonging to characters in Rowling’s Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films, will illuminate the walkway between Millennium Bridge and St Paul’s Cathedral, Peter’s Hill, from next month. The installation is … [Read more...] about Giant Harry Potter wands to light up London for JK Rowling charity
JK Rowling is a British author who wrote the Harry Potter books which spawned a worldwide cultural phenomenon. These days the author helps keep the Harry Potter fantasy world alive with regular contributions to Pottermore, as well as via Twitter. Here's all you need to know about her... What is JK Rowling’s net worth? JK Rowling famously went from living on benefits to being a multi-millionaire within five years. In 2016 the Sunday Times Rich List estimated that the author was worth £600million, making her the 197th richest person in the UK. However, according to other sources, JK could, in fact, be a billionaire in dollars – with an estimated $1.2 billion, which is just under £1billion. Back in 2012, the author was famously booted off the Forbes billionaire list after donating so much to charity. It’s believed that in that year alone she gave away $160million (£120million). But since then she’s continued to make more money thanks to the … [Read more...] about What is JK Rowling’s net worth, what’s her Twitter username and how many Harry Potter books has she written?
Harry Potter author JK Rowling has paid tribute to house elf Dobby, who was killed off in the final book of the wizarding series.Every year on May 2, Rowling apologises to fans for brutally killing off characters on the anniversary of the fictional Battle of Hogwarts, the climactic war between good and evil wizards from Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows.Referring to the major plot twist, she tweeted: “It’s that anniversary again.“This year, I apologise for killing someone who didn’t die during the #BattleofHogwarts, but who laid down his life to save the people who’d win it.“I refer, of course, to Dobby the house elf.”In recent years the author has tried to atone for the massive bloodshed that occurred in the seventh book of her popular series.Last year, Rowling apologised for killing Professor Severus Snape in the epic battle.“In case the police are reading my notifications, there’s a Battle of Hogwarts anniversary tradition … [Read more...] about JK Rowling apologises for Dobby’s death on Battle of Hogwarts anniversary
FOR a holier-than-thou Twitterati preacher, JK Rowling tries to present herself as a leading light for women in the entertainment industry. But the author will need to use every trick in Harry Potter’s magic book to handle the growing outrage in Hollywood over her decision to stand by the casting of Johnny Depp in the lead role in her precious Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them franchise. Today I reveal a significant backlash from within the #MeToo and Time’s Up movement because the Scot is hellbent on backing her famous pal – despite his clearly inexcusable behaviour towards ex-wife Amber Heard. Rowling is proving herself to be the worst type of Hollywood Hypocrite here. Her claim that she is “genuinely happy” to have Depp star as the central character, dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald, in her big-budget film sequel Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald provides him total rehabilitation in the eyes of the movie industry. She is condoning … [Read more...] about How can JK Rowling be ‘genuinely happy’ casting Johnny Depp in the new Fantastic Beasts film after assault claim?