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Mischief Managed! PoA Soundtrack Released Today

Posted by: sue
May 25, 2004, 11:36 AM

Today, the soundtrack of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban was released. The soundtrack includes not only the wonderful score by John Williams, but also a Harry Potter "Lumos" screensaver, wall paper, a photo gallery that you can view on your computer, and a mini-poster of the Dementors.Continued...

ArtSmart at the Met

Posted by: Melissa
May 25, 2004, 11:34 AM

ArtSmart is hosting a Harry Potter-themed scavenger hunt at New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art on June 5, starting at ten in the morning, and running for about two hours.
The event is geared for kids ages four to twelve and their parents. Families are given trivia questions that will direct them through the creationsContinued...

Potter Stars Now "Boldface Names"

Posted by: Melissa
May 25, 2004, 08:24 AM

Today's Boldface Names column in the New York Times featured the cast of PoA, with Joyce Wadler's red carpet interviews. The article "fanfics" Book 72, where Harry is 86 and living at the Hogwarts Assisted Living Facility, and Book Three with a reference to "Girls Gone Wild" videos, thenContinued...

Get PoA on Y!M

Posted by: Melissa
May 25, 2004, 08:19 AM

Yahoo!Messenger has added a Prisoner of Azkaban IMvironment, which should be up here later today. For now, you can download it via Yahoo Messenger's INSIDER page, which pops up when you launch the Y!M program.
Special thanks to Kristin and Lozzy who discovered that if you type in the first or full names of the trio or, for someContinued...


Today Show Interview

Posted by: Kristin
May 25, 2004, 07:03 AM has up video of a Today Show interview with Daniel Radcliffe.


The Sun Interviews

Posted by: Kristin
May 25, 2004, 06:58 AM

The Sun continues their series of brief interviews with many of the young stars of Prisoner of Azkaban with Rupert Grint.
Thanks to Alan from Harry's Scrapbook for the links.


Gary Oldman Intervew

Posted by: sue
May 25, 2004, 06:52 AM

In an interview with The Gary Oldman speaks a bit more as his role as Sirius Black. When speaking about the Marauders, he says:
"Alfonso’s image of the new characters - Peter Pettigrew, Professor Lupin, Sirius Black and James Potter - of those guys as friends, as Hogwarts, is a bit like the Beatles, SiriusContinued...


Lots of Screen Caps

Posted by: Kristin
May 25, 2004, 06:44 AM has screen caps from the premiere coverage of:

Thanks, Jenna!


TRL Video and Screen Caps

Posted by: Kristin
May 24, 2004, 10:11 PM has up a video clip of Daniel Radcliffe's and Emma Watson's appearance on TRL.
Thanks, Jo!

Ticket sales for POA IMAX NYC

Posted by: Melissa
May 24, 2004, 09:53 PM

We are putting a stop on ticket sales. We're too close to 600 to feel comfortable selling any more via PayPal right now, although we're working on a way to tally what we've sold so far, and we may put a dozen or two on sale on June 1, if it turns out that we actually still have some available.
I feel terribleContinued...


Devon Murray Interview

Posted by: Kristin
May 24, 2004, 09:03 PM

CBBC Newsround has an interview with Harry Potter actor Devon Murray, in which he mentions a favorite part of the new film:
We're all in the boys' dorm room at the beginning of the film. It's the first night at Hogwarts and you get to see Harry Potter having some fun. We're all throwing sweets around and everyContinued...


PoA Premiere Roundup

Posted by: sue
May 24, 2004, 11:23 AM

In addition to what we posted yesterday, there are a number of newstories and photos on the premiere of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban yesterday in NYC.
* USA Today
* Reuters (also,there is a VIDEO interview of Daniel, Emma, Rupert and Alfonso from the premiere-at the link, click under "ReutersContinued...


Mme. Maxime and Mad-Eye Moody Cast

Posted by: Melissa
May 24, 2004, 09:03 AM

The BBC has confirmed with warnerbrothers that Madame Maxime will be played by 1970s sitcom star Frances de la Tour (images), while Mad-Eye Moody will be played by Brendan Gleeson (images), most recently known for his work as in Troy, as Orlando Bloom's character's bitter rival.


TLC's Red Carpet Transcript

Posted by: Melissa
May 24, 2004, 04:22 AM

Our transcript from the quickie interviews on today's (yesterday's?) red carpet has been uploaded. These things are very fast and very to the point, so I've cut out some of the waffling around and side comments - you'll see that in the eventual video.
The news that came out of it: Columbus is committedContinued...


Prisoner of Azkaban Premiere

Posted by: Melissa
May 24, 2004, 01:23 AM

I'm back and totally worn out; I've just started work on a red carpet transcript, and we'll post video highlights of that soon. We have plenty of pics of the fans and the scene to post, a lot of content from over the weekend coming in the week ahead, the junket interviews tomorrow, and lots of littleContinued...

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