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A Fuzzy Voldemort

Posted by: sue
February 09, 2007, 05:08 PM

Many readers let us know that Harry Potter was the subject of this Get Fuzzy cartoon today.
Thanks guys!

OotP Film

New NECA Harry, Ron, Hermione Action-Figures

Posted by: sue
February 09, 2007, 11:30 AM

Toy Fair is taking place this week here in New York, and NECA is set to unveil 12 new Harry Potter figures this weekend in addition to the ones we first told you about last month. Thanks to a TLC reader, we now have a first look at three of these new figures of Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, and Ron WeasleyContinued...

OotP Film

New Image of Neville and the Mimbletonia Plant from OotP

Posted by: sue
February 09, 2007, 10:12 AM

A new photo has surfaced online of actor Matt Lewis as Neville Longbottom from the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix film. This shows Neville along with what seems to be the elusive Stinksap- emitting Mimbulus Mimbletonia plant, which you can see here courtesy of via HarryLatino.comContinued...

OotP Film

New OotP Stamps from France

Posted by: sue
February 09, 2007, 09:27 AM

There will be a new series of stamps released in France next month promoting the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix movie. Along with a series of stamps featuring Harry (Dan Radcliffe), Ron (Rupert Grint), and Hermione (Emma Watson), new images also show Evanna Lynch as Luna, Bonnie Wright as Ginny WeasleyContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Herald Article Another Potter-basher

Posted by: Melissa
February 08, 2007, 12:46 PM

Melanie Reid at The Herald has written one of those familiar, extreme-minority opinion pieces calling Harry Potter trash and reveling in its eventual end.
Of course, we'd like to respond to the traditional mistruths in these kinds of articles, which this one has in spades. For one, she cites Harold Bloom,Continued...

OotP Film

New Photo of Tom Felton as Draco in OotP

Posted by: sue
February 08, 2007, 10:25 AM

There is a new photo online today of actor Tom Felton in his role as Draco Malfoy from the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. You can see a photo of a rather grumpy looking fellow, here.
Thanks to UniversHarryPotter!

HP Cast

Cast Watch: Davis, Smith and Walters News

Posted by: sue
February 08, 2007, 10:05 AM

Here are a few pieces of news regarding some of the cast members of the Harry Potter films, involving some of their other projects.
Warwick Davis, who plays Professor Flitwick has now been cast in the second of the Chronicles of Narnia films. As noted on the official Narnia film website, Warwick Davis willContinued...

Birthdays

Happy Birthday, John Williams

Posted by: sue
February 08, 2007, 09:39 AM

Today, noted composer John Williams is celebrating his 75th Birthday. Happy Birthday John!

OotP Film

New Harry Potter Scene It DVD Game to Contain "Order of the Phoenix" Footage

Posted by: sue
February 07, 2007, 09:52 AM

A few weeks ago TLC first reported there would be a new Harry Potter Scene It? DVD game due this summer as part of the release of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. It has now been confirmed that the Scene It? Harry Potter 2nd Edition will indeed contain new footageContinued...

JKRowling.com

J.K. Rowling Updates With Thoughts on Finishing "Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: sue
February 06, 2007, 09:34 AM

Our favorite author has updated her diary with thoughts on finishing Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, as well as a comment on the announcement post via her website, and a tidbit In the FAQ section about those other two titles she had been considering for Book seven. First J.K.Continued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Countdowns Available as Widgets; Honored by Apple.com!

Posted by: Melissa
February 05, 2007, 11:11 PM

Leaky's countdown for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and our joint Deathly Hallows and Order of the Phoenix countdown are now available for download as Mac OS X widgets; Yahoo! versions are coming soon. Our book countdown has also been honored as today's Featured Widget on Apple.comContinued...

Honors/Awards

Harry Potter Books Nominated for 2007 Kid's Choice Awards

Posted by: sue
February 05, 2007, 10:07 PM

Nickelodeon sent out a press release tonight announcing the nominees for the 2007 Kid's Choice awards, and the Harry Potter novels have been nominated again in the "Favorite Book" category. Up against other books such as How to Eat Fried Worms, Island of the Blue Dolphins,Continued...

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Arthur Weasley

Posted by: sue
February 05, 2007, 07:04 PM

According to the calendar on JKRowling.com for February 6, it's time to celebrate the birthday of Arthur Weasley! Happy Birthday Arthur! !

PotterCast

PotterCast 75 Now Live

Posted by: Melissa
February 04, 2007, 11:21 PM

It's Deathly Hallows discussion galore - plus an announcement of a British variety - in this week's PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, which is now available. listen, just hit the "Play" button on the right side of the page (--->), or use
iTunes, or direct download. Notes and more info:
The big newsContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Attorney for JKR : No E-Book Version of "Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: sue
February 04, 2007, 05:22 PM

The Associated Press is reporting today that an attorney for author J.K. Rowling has stated there will be no e-book version available of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows." Those hopeful for a text version of the last Harry Potter book to download are out of luck, as there notContinued...

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