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Charity Drive Honors Alan Rickman

Posted by: Melissa
December 04, 2006, 12:51 PM

In honor of Alan Rickman's 61st birthday (February 21, 2007) is holding its annual charity drive. This year's fund drive will benefit Autisim Speaks; last year, the site raised over $1000 for Save The Children in Mr. Rickman's honor.


Get Your Kicks on PotterCast 66...

Posted by: Melissa
December 03, 2006, 09:29 PM

(Click here for the 13 ABC OotP preview clips. Meanwhile...)
Our 66th Harry Potter podcast, containing the last 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 thisContinued...

OotP Film

OotP Clips Air on ABC Family: Video Includes New Scenes with Bellatrix, Weasley Christmas, Tonks, and More!

Posted by: sue
December 02, 2006, 07:58 PM

ABC Family has now broadcast their behind the scenes look at Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and you can see all 13 clips here in our Harry Potter video gallery.
These clips include brand new interviews with cast members, as well asContinued...

Happy Birthday, Alfie Enoch!

Posted by: Melissa
December 02, 2006, 07:28 PM

Today is the 18th birthday of Alfie Enoch (Dean Thomas). Cheers, Alfie!
(*sniff* They grow up so fast . . .)


Theatregoers' Choice Award Nominees Include Gambon, Margolyes

Posted by: Melissa
December 02, 2006, 04:22 PM

Nominees for the Theatregoers' Choice Awards were announced at a gala luncheon in London's West End yesterday, and include Harry Potter cast members Michael Gambon (Dumbledore) and Miriam Margolyes (Professor Sprout). Mr. Gambon was nominated for Best Solo PerformanceContinued...


Censorship Debate Flares Again: Fahrenheit Author Defends Rowling from Potter Burners

Posted by: Melissa
December 01, 2006, 04:33 PM

Forbes has just published a column about book burnings that mentions Rev. T.D. Turner from Michigan, whose Harry Potter torchings have fanned flames before. This time, however, Ray Bradbury, author of the iconic anti-censorship book Fahrenheit 451,Continued...


"Driving Lessons" to Air on ITV December 17

Posted by: sue
December 01, 2006, 02:24 PM is reporting that "Driving Lessons" which stars Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) and Julie Walters (Molly Weasley), will debut on UK television channel ITV Sunday, December 17 at 9pm.
Thanks to


Renewed Calls for Scottish Gaelic Edition of the Harry Potter Books

Posted by: sue
December 01, 2006, 02:03 PM

This is North Scotland reports that despite renewed requests for a Scottish Gaelic edition of the Harry Potter books, Bloomsbury now says it does not have any plans to release this version any time soon. In an email, a spokesperson for the UK publishers of the series is quotedContinued...

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