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Alivans Supplying SNL Potter skit

Posted by: Melissa
April 29, 2004, 07:17 PM

Wandmakers Alivans are reporting to several HP sites that Saturday Night Live ordered a batch of wands for use on this Saturday's show. Apparently a Harry Potter skit is in order! The guest is actress Lindsay Lohan, and the musical guest is hip-hop artist Usher.

Movies

POA 2 Hours and 15 Minutes Long

Posted by: sue
April 29, 2004, 03:54 PM

In their summer movie preview, the Associated Press says that POA runs 2 hours and 15 minutes long. The film's producer Chris Columbus says:
"It's always a double-edged sword. Every kid who saw the movies wanted them to be longer and almost every adult wanted them shorter," Columbus said. "ButContinued...

Funny Money?

Posted by: Melissa
April 29, 2004, 03:13 PM

The BBC reports that two in five people think that a Gringotts Sickle is real, and as many as 25% of the respondents believe credits, the currency from the Star Wars-verse, is genuine.

Movies

Malkovich Not to Play Voldemort

Posted by: Melissa
April 29, 2004, 10:52 AM

The CBBC is reporting that Warner Bros. is denying that John Malkovitch has been cast as Voldemort in Goblet of Fire.

News

Actor John Malkovich Voldemort?

Posted by: sue
April 29, 2004, 10:23 AM

CBBC Newsround is reporting that actor John Malkovich possibly has been cast as Voldemort in the Goblet of Fire movie. Please remember this is very much still a rumour and we will update as soon as we get official confirmation.

Movies

Empire Magazine Scans

Posted by: sue
April 29, 2004, 10:10 AM

Dan Radcliffe.co.uk now has scans of Empire Magazine's interview with Daniel Radcliffe. This interview was previewed in The Sun newspaper a few days ago. Thanks Page!

Movies

Daniel Radcliffe in The Manila Times

Posted by: Kristin
April 29, 2004, 07:42 AM

HPANA has a link to a Manila Times interview with Daniel Radcliffe, in which we learn, among other things, that if you need something found, Daniel's your guy:
Q: Can you tell us about your friendship with Emma and Rupert?

Daniel: The bond just keeps getting stronger and stronger. We do have arguments—err,Continued...

Movies

Lupin Poster

Posted by: Kristin
April 29, 2004, 07:33 AM

Many readers have sent in a link to what is reported at ComingSoon.net as a new character poster of Remus Lupin for Prisoner of Azkaban.
While a great shot of Lupin, this poster doesn't share much stylistically with the character posters that have been released thus far. If we confirm that this poster is authentic, we'll letContinued...

Chris Rankin

Posted by: Kristin
April 29, 2004, 07:13 AM

Chris Rankin Online has photos from his new play, Hedda Gabler, as well as a short interview from YM Magazine.
Thanks, Scott!

Convention Alley Posts Programming Schedule

Posted by: Melissa
April 28, 2004, 06:32 PM

ConventionAlley, the conference that will take place on July 30 to August 1 in Ottawa, Canada, has posted its programming schedule.

Accio: A conference for UK fans

Posted by: Melissa
April 28, 2004, 06:28 PM

Accio, the first Harry Potter-themed conference in the UK, has opened registration for their conference, which will be July 29 through July 31 of 2005, and will take place at the University of Reading. Extensive information, including registration, available at the site.

Fandom Plans POA Get-Togethers

Posted by: Melissa
April 28, 2004, 02:35 PM

It seems that our post yesterday about seeing POA with other HP fans at an IMAX theater on Saturday, June 5 is inspirational - the comments section for that post is speckled with plans for get-togethers in Atlanta, Northern California and Washington State, among other places.
The Witching Hour is organizing line partiesContinued...

Movies

New POA TV Commercial

Posted by: sue
April 28, 2004, 01:45 PM

There is a new TV commercial that has aired on Nick and Cartoon Network. This commercial, which you can read a description of below, contains two new images. Thanks Kagami and Moony!
Closeup of Harry on Buckbeak
Harry-Patronus Lessons
New POA TV spot includes
* Opening cloudy WB POA Logo
* Snape closing windows in DADA ClassroomContinued...

Movies

Magazine Roundup: POA Movie Previews

Posted by: sue
April 28, 2004, 01:30 PM

There are a number of magazines out now with their summer movie previews. The May 3rd issues of "People" and "Rolling Stone" both contain brief mentions of the moive. The May issue of "Premiere" contains a small preview which says in part:


"We redesigned Dumbledore a littleContinued...

Update: Jason Isaacs on The West Wing

Posted by: sue
April 28, 2004, 10:14 AM

Earlier we told you that actor Jason Isaacs(Lucius Malfoy) will guest star on the NBC show "The West Wing." He will be a photojournalist named Colin Ayres. You can see a preview picture with Jason Isaacs from the episode called "Gaza" here. This episode of "The West Wing" airsContinued...

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