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TriWizard Challenges Now Open on

Posted by: sue
November 07, 2005, 06:08 PM

Warner Brothers has now opened the TriWizard Challenges section on You can now properly access this very cool mini-site via the links as labeled on the official Harry Potter website. There are three games to enjoy; "Grab the Golden Egg", "Underwater Wizardry",Continued...


TLC's Goblet World Premiere Red Carpet Pics

Posted by: Melissa
November 07, 2005, 05:21 PM

Hey all - here's our first batch of pics from yesterday's Goblet of Fire world premiere in Leicester Square, showing some red carpet interviews and autograph signings. Many more pictures, and a full report, coming soon!

Leicester Square
The Hungarian Horntail
The crowd
Jamie Waylett and TolgaContinued...


New GoF Clip Airs on "Ellen"

Posted by: sue
November 07, 2005, 04:18 PM

As we told you last week, a brand new clip from Goblet of Fire would air today on the "Ellen" show. This clip shows McGonagall teaching Ron how to dance before the Yule Ball. MuggleNet (via Rupert was able to capture the video of this funny new scene, and you can download it here. Enjoy!
UPDATE: TheContinued...

OotP Film

Additional Order of the Phoenix Film News

Posted by: sue
November 07, 2005, 12:48 PM

Yesterday, we told you about the CBBC Newsround story on the update on the progress to cast the part of Luna Lovegood for the film Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Today there is a bit more from Newsround, with some more information about Grawp and a good bit of news about an item foundContinued...


Followup: MTV Contest to Win OotP Film Set Visit

Posted by: sue
November 07, 2005, 12:18 PM

Last week, we told you about a UK MTV contest to win a visit to the set of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. That contest is now open. The site posts the following:

"Things are changing for Harry and they could be for you to. Enter our magic comp and you could be spending a week on theContinued...


Film Focus Report From GoF Red Carpet

Posted by: sue
November 07, 2005, 08:24 AM

Like TLC, our friends at Film were at the Goblet of Fire premiere, and have now posted their report on the events yesterday in London. There are many facets to this feature on the premiere, including the premiere report, a Q & Awith cast members, an interview with film producer David HeymanContinued...


Wrap-Around of GoF Premiere Coverage

Posted by: Melissa
November 07, 2005, 06:26 AM

Lots of publications, shows, and websites posted coverage overnight of the GoF premiere yesterday. Thanks to everyone who sent us links!
ThisIsLondon has a review, photos from the red carpet, a smattering of quotes and some fan commentary. They also featured the views of kids and parents who'd seen the film:Continued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Half-Blood Prince to be released in Romania November 26th

Posted by: sue
November 07, 2005, 06:26 AM

The Romanina edition of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince will be released on November 26th. Lucky from Harry Potter Romanian World let us know that Harry Potter si Printul
will have 600 pages, and you can see a copy of the book release announcement, here. There will beContinued...


Mary GrandPré at Sarasota Reading Festival

Posted by: Melissa
November 06, 2005, 08:05 PM

An ocean away from the premiere events in London, this week, Mary GrandPré appeared at the Sarasota Reading Festival, where she spoke about her illustrations for the Harry Potter series, as well as her work on her new book, Henry and Pawl and A Round Yellow Ball. TLC reader Roger sent us thisContinued...

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

OotP Film Casting News

Posted by: sue
November 06, 2005, 02:34 PM

CBBC Newsround has posted an update about the casting process for the Order of the Phoenix film. Film Producer David Heyman said they are down to five people in consideration for the role of Luna Lovegood. Other casting news:

"And two actors are in talks to play Kingsley Shacklebolt and Tonks.

Anna Friel, the partnerContinued...

BBC Covers Premiere, Too

Posted by: Melissa
November 06, 2005, 01:59 PM

The BBC has posted some of its coverage of the GoF premiere, including pictures from the red carpet.
Updated: They also have a collection of chattier bits from the red carpet, including photos of the Phelps twins with their natural brown hair, a discussion of the screams for the stars, and Katie Leung's take on her firstContinued...


News Stories, Photos from London GoF Premiere

Posted by: sue
November 06, 2005, 01:39 PM

The AP just posted the first of will no doubt be many news stories about todays premiere of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire in London, England. The article talks to some of the fans who made long journeys to see the premiere, and there are quotes from Rupert Grint and Daniel Radcliffe who says:



Dan Radcliffe GoF Premiere Clip

Posted by: sue
November 06, 2005, 01:03 PM

The first of the clips from today's London premiere of Goblet of Fire are starting to appear on fansites. Jas from let us know that she now has Dan's interview on the red carpet at the links below. Give it time to load, and enjoy! Thanks very much Jas!
* Dan Interview- High

* Dan InterviewContinued...


Live Streaming Goblet of Fire London Premiere Footage

Posted by: sue
November 06, 2005, 10:44 AM

Everyone, in a few minutes, Warners Brothers will be starting the live streaming footage from the London Goblet of Fire Premiere AT THIS LINK. Enjoy Enjoy! TLC will be updating throughout the day with more GoF Premiere coverage, so stay tuned!


More GoF Reviews

Posted by: Melissa
November 06, 2005, 09:34 AM

The Daily Telegraph sent 14 year old author Emma Urquhart with Elizabeth Day to see the film. Emma was unfazed, but Elizabeth said she could not stand the 'unutterable' terror of the film. The pair of reviews show contrasting views of the more violent scenes in the film, and discuss issues parents should consider whenContinued...

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