How Harry Potter shaped a generation

Seven years after the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Caroline Siede looks back on the book series that defined a generation.

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Rowling to write Potter spinoff for screen

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, a bestiary of the world of Harry Potter, is to be filmed by Warner Brothers. Author JK Rowling will make her screenwriting debut for the production, writes the BBC, but no release date is set. Previously: JK Rowling, secret crime novelist.

Harry Potter and the Ten Years Later shows the grown-up wizard longing for his magical wizarding days of youth

If you ever thought that the epilogue of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series left you wondering what really became of Mr. Potter & Co., Furious Molecules has a web series specifically designed to satiate your Potterhead needs! When we first meet Harry ten years later, he's got his dream job as an auror and is still married to Ginny Weasley. Two things that, had he known were in his future as a younger wizard, would make him really happy! But if there's something that was definitely left out of the books and the movies, it was the monotony of everyday life and the cold, hard reality of, well, reality. This seven-part web series starts today, and you can view the trailer on YouTube to see what else is in store.

As for you hard-core Potterheads who are keeping track of timelines and such, just watch this web series and... Obliviate!

Harry Potter and the Ten Years Later - Episode One [YouTube]