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OotP Film

Updated E! Report with New Dan Radcliffe Interview, Grimmauld Place Exterior

Posted by: sue
November 29, 2006, 07:54 PM

Last week we told you about the E! Daily Ten report that took place on the set of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Recently a different version of this report was broadcast, and it contained new interview soundbites with actor Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) speakingContinued...

OotP Film

Xpose Magazine Interview with Dan Radcliffe and Rupert Grint

Posted by: sue
November 29, 2006, 07:27 PM

The new issue of Xpose Magazine has a feature on Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, which includes an interview with actors Dan Radcliffe and Rupert Grint. In the online teaser about this feature, Dan Radcliffe talks about filming the special video segment for the Queen'sContinued...


Jason Isaacs Attends British Independent Film Awards

Posted by: sue
November 29, 2006, 07:07 PM

The British Independent Film Awards were held earlier tonight in London, and actor Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy) attended this event. Jason participated on a special jury as part of the awards this year. You can see photos of him at this event here, here and here.
Also as we told you previouslyContinued...

Ask Peeves

Find Anything - Ask Peeves!

Posted by: Melissa
November 28, 2006, 09:21 PM

Oh, we're sorry, has Peeves been pestering you on our home page and in the forum? We tried to get rid of him, you see, but Jo was right: He's like dry rot. You can't get rid of him.
That's why we found him a new home. Presenting the return of, our Harry Potter search engine! Some of you mayContinued...


Lost and a King Discuss the End of Potter

Posted by: Melissa
November 28, 2006, 08:45 PM

The latest issue of Entertainment Weekly contains a snippet of conversation with horror master Stephen King and TV show Lost producer Damon Lindelof, where the writers discuss the end of Harry Potter. There's a preview of the article online here. In the meantime, enjoy this snippet, courtesyContinued...

HP Cast

New Photos of Bonnie Wright and Katie Leung

Posted by: sue
November 28, 2006, 07:54 PM

Thanks to reader Carol, who let us know that actress Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley) and Katie Leung (Cho Chang) attended the premiere of Hogsfather last night, and she has some new photos of them, here.
Thanks to BonnieWrightOnline!

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Bill Weasley

Posted by: sue
November 28, 2006, 07:49 PM

J.K. Rowling has updated the calendar on her website with birthday wishes for Bill Weasley! Happy Birthday Bill!


More Details on GoF High Def DVD Commentary by Phelps Twins

Posted by: sue
November 28, 2006, 04:10 PM

Thanks to TLC reader Neil, we now have more details on that brand new commentary found on the newly released Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire High Definition DVD. Neil writes that James and Oliver Phelps ("Oliver Phelps has his hair brushed back while James has a side partingContinued...


Phelps Twins Provide GoF High Def DVD Commentary?

Posted by: sue
November 28, 2006, 11:30 AM

The High Definition version of the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire DVD has now been released in the UK. TLC reader Neil wrote us in to say he has a copy of this disc, and says it contains a new commentary from James and Oliver Phelps (Fred & George Weasley). Neil writes:

The HD discs giveContinued...

Filmmaker Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Alfonso Cuaron

Posted by: sue
November 28, 2006, 07:36 AM

TLC would like to wish Prisoner of Azkaban director Alfonso Cuaron a very Happy 45th Birthday today! Cheers!

Book Awards

"Half-Blood Prince" Wins Scottish Book Award; JKR Sends Thank You Message

Posted by: sue
November 27, 2006, 11:06 PM

A few weeks ago, we first told you that Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince had been nominated for a Scottish Children's Book Award. Those awards have now been announced, and Half-Blood Prince was declared the winner in the "Younger readers-8-12 years" category.Continued...

The Cauldron Shop

Cauldron Shop Wish Lists

Posted by: sue
November 27, 2006, 10:17 PM

As the holiday shopping season is now upon us, don't forget to take advantage of our Cauldron Shop Wish Lists. Launched last year, these lists work like many of the online retailers such as Amazon, are easy to fill out and send to family and friends, plus you can search other wish lists in the shop to find exactlyContinued...


PotterCast 65: Electronic Arts

Posted by: Melissa
November 27, 2006, 12:15 PM

Our 65th Harry Potter podcast, containing the first part of our interview with the makers of the HP video game, is now live. To listen, just hit the "Play" button on the right side of the page (--->), or use iTunes, or direct download. In this show:
-Extendable Ears is back, this time with part one ofContinued...

Film Awards

GoF Wins Children's BAFTA; Rupert Grint, Phelps Twins Attend Ceremony

Posted by: sue
November 26, 2006, 04:50 PM

As we told you previously, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire had been nominated at the Children's BAFTAs in two categories. These awards were held tonight in London, England, and while the film lost tonight in the "Best Film" category (Wallace and Gromit won)Continued...


Guardian Contest: Name Book Seven

Posted by: sue
November 26, 2006, 01:38 PM

The Guardian newspaper in the UK is running a new contest to see who can come up with the most creative title for Book Seven in the Harry Potter series. As the paper notes, "guessing the title of HP7 is a popular pastime for the boy wizard's many fans," so they are offering a prize of a signed JKRContinued...

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