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Time Mag photo essay

Posted by: Leaky
November 05, 2002, 07:01 AM

Ashley let us know about a photo essay in Time Magazine - pics we've seen before, but it's a nice slideshow setup.

The Scotsman on JKR's Control of the HP Franchise

Posted by: Leaky
November 05, 2002, 06:23 AM

The Scotsman has an article about JKR's control of the Harry Potter series and franchise, as well as a variety of facts about the series. Thanks, n/a, who sent in the link!

Everything comes full circle

Posted by: Leaky
November 05, 2002, 06:08 AM

Not only does Sean Biggerstaff say on the Diary section of his site that his kilt is Ancient Hunting Robertson, he also links to John's picture of him that we posted on Sunday here on The Leaky Cauldron.

Still more premiere pics over

Posted by: Leaky
November 05, 2002, 06:05 AM

Still more premiere pics over at Empire Online.

Here's the full schedule for

Posted by: Leaky
November 05, 2002, 06:03 AM

Here's the full schedule for the HBO First Look at Chamber of Secrets. If you missed it last night (and there are interviews we haven't seen anywhere else yet) it will be on a few dozen more times this month.

Los Angeles Times: "Fantasy, Driven by Reality"

Posted by: Leaky
November 04, 2002, 11:10 PM

Thank you to Coming Soon for this link to an LA Times article on the upcoming Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings films. My favourite quote: "The first movie, I wanted more Alan Rickman," [director Chris] Columbus said. "The second movie, I wanted more Alan Rickman. But we focused on theContinued...

A Fortune for a First Edition

Posted by: Leaky
November 04, 2002, 10:45 PM

The Telegraph is carrying an article on how first editions of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone can command up to £16,000 (UK). Signed copies reach around £20,000.

Interview with David Proud of Electronic Arts

Posted by: Leaky
November 04, 2002, 10:41 PM

Website Gamer.tv speaks to David Proud, one of producers of the Chamber of Secrets game. Quotage:

Gamer.tv: You've used original, non-published elements of Joanne Rowling's Harry Potter fiction as well as some new EA-scripted events. Why did you deviate from the existing Chamber of Secrets story?Continued...

Pics from the Premiere Party

Posted by: Leaky
November 04, 2002, 10:28 PM

Thank you to Annie for this link to a premiere picture gallery from Chris Rankin's website.

The Guardian has an interesting

Posted by: Leaky
November 04, 2002, 05:13 PM

The Guardian has an interesting article about Chamber of Secrets, which quotes a movie biz expert as saying, "There are so many sequels out and about that I wonder whether people are tiring of seeing the same thing again and again."

Those of us who've read all four HP books (to date) certainly aren'tContinued...

JKR: Order of the Phoenix 38 Chapters Long (one more than GoF)

Posted by: Melissa
November 04, 2002, 02:00 PM

Click this link right now! The BBC has uploaded video of Lizo Mzimba's coverage of the Potter premiere, with a great quote from JKR, after Lizo asked how many chapters are in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix:

JKR: At the moment it's 38. I know, Lizo, I know. [From Melissa:Continued...

Upcoming TV Appearances

Posted by: Leaky
November 04, 2002, 01:58 PM

A search at TV Guide Online returned the following list of upcoming cast appearances and "Harry Potter"-related shows scheduled to be shown in the next few weeks. (Thanks also to reader Sidrah for sending some air dates.) Please check your local listings for more information. Note: Some programs may be availableContinued...

Scotland on Sunday: "War of the Wizards II - The Rematch"

Posted by: Leaky
November 04, 2002, 01:07 PM

Reviewer Dani Garavelli likens the upcoming releases of Chamber of Secrets and The Two Towers to a "battle of cosmic proportions played out against a backdrop of magic spells, secret potions and Gothic grandeur."

Christopher Lee Still Denying Rumors

Posted by: Melissa
November 04, 2002, 12:30 PM

Christopher Lee's official site is still debunking the Dumbledore myth, with some words from Lee himself.

Mr Lee speaking from Vienna said that he is upset at being linked with the role so soon after Harris death.
He says people are congratulating him in the street for getting the role as Professor AlbusContinued...

Pics at ICN Liverpool

Posted by: Leaky
November 04, 2002, 08:34 AM

Julie also told us that there are more premiere pics up on ICNLiverpool. Enjoy!

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