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Harry Potter and Half-Blood Prince Websites Update Roundup: Soundtrack, Exhibit and Contest News

Posted by: sue
April 30, 2009, 10:00 AM

We have few quick update today regarding various things relating to official WB Harry Potter websites. First the official WB widget has been updated with video of Harry Potter, the Exhibit, and we have more video from the event here in our galleries. You can also now listen to a podcast on how they developed the exhibit here via this link. TLC editor Edward attended the special fan site preview held yesterday at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, and he will have a full report online shortly, stay tuned!

Also the US Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince website now has some of the newer posters online, however there are others (all available here in our galleries) which seem to be only available via the UK edition. Also on the US site is a link now for "promotions, the current one being the previously reported London Premiere Sweepstakes which involves a grand prize trip for two to the premiere of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

 The contest will only be open to very select viewing markets and limited amount of residents of only a few cities in the US. We will have much more on this contest shortly, and will update with that in the near future. What is of interest are the rules, which state that winners of the trip will depart on either July 3 or 4 with a return of July 8 or 9th. Readers will recall there have been several reports about the premieres for the sixth Harry Potter film. WB has told TLC directly the tentatively set for HBP are still not officially confirmed as of yet. As we reported earlier, these tentative locations and dates are: Japan on July 6, London, England on July 7th and New York, New York on July 8th. We will update, of course once Warner Bros issues a formal release confirming all of these dates!

Finally, of interest are photos of the prizes to the sweeps, which include not only the Video Game which is due June 30 as TLC reported earlier, but also a peek at  the new cover of the Half-Blood Prince Soundtrack, which you can see here in our galleries.

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56 Points

First Reaction!!
This is awesome! Pity I don’t live in the US. The cover of the soundtrack looks cool. Do you think they are gonna use that picture of Harry for the DVD cover too?

Posted by Dave-94 on April 30, 2009, 10:26 AM report to moderator
10001 Points

Cool! And I guess they will! That is one great picture!

Posted by Pottercastfan ∞∆ROAR!∆∞ on April 30, 2009, 10:27 AM report to moderator
10001 Points

At least I was the second poster!

Posted by Pottercastfan ∞∆ROAR!∆∞ on April 30, 2009, 10:28 AM report to moderator
2963 Points

i am looking forward to listening to the music and buying the sheet music to play.

Posted by prof mewthree "squee" on April 30, 2009, 10:33 AM report to moderator
70 Points

Damn it! Why do the US get a come to go the the London premiere and now UK peeps?!?! TANTRUM!

Posted by Daphne Blake on April 30, 2009, 10:59 AM report to moderator
8069 Points

Good luck to all those who get to enter the contest!

Posted by Melinae ♥Squee♥/Professor Truffle on April 30, 2009, 11:26 AM report to moderator
404 Points

YES! I’m looking forward to the soundtrack! Though, I would have liked a cover art that’s more visually relevant to the storyline of the film (like Dumbledore and Harry in the cave, or something), but it’s still pretty cool. :D

Posted by VeganMudblood on April 30, 2009, 11:47 AM report to moderator
3186 Points

so cool

Posted by FrancescaElle on April 30, 2009, 12:07 PM report to moderator
4481 Points

That exhibit looks awesome! The website for it alone is so enticing. I want the soundtracks from the films – Love that music playing in the background!

Posted by Smitch on April 30, 2009, 12:24 PM report to moderator
731 Points

Cool :D

Posted by Frances Anne on April 30, 2009, 12:39 PM report to moderator
626 Points

I wonder when the official WB Harry Potter website will post a HBP screensaver?! I really would like to have one!

Posted by AutumnWizard *ROAR* on April 30, 2009, 12:48 PM report to moderator
3031 Points


Posted by Horcruxalej on April 30, 2009, 12:54 PM report to moderator
2588 Points

I look forward to hearing the entire soundtrack. That exhibit looks pretty amazing too. I can’t wait for the report about it.

Posted by phantomdave79 on April 30, 2009, 01:02 PM report to moderator
4640 Points

I would like to have a Screensaver, too! YES.

Posted by SirEdwardsGuardian [WBM!] on April 30, 2009, 01:08 PM report to moderator
6352 Points

I really like what they’ve done with the HBP site. I think it’s the best one yet!

Posted by KB Prez [ROAR!] on April 30, 2009, 01:21 PM report to moderator
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