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WizRockers Donate Signed EP of the Month Set for "Last Books, First Books" Donation

Posted by: Melissa
March 24, 2007, 11:03 PM

As we've announced previously, the fandom's various rock stars have been putting out an awesome charity effort, the EP of the Month Club, in which you pay $50 for a year's worth (12 CDs) of exclusive music and the proceeds go to First Book.
Meanwhile, weContinued...

Radcliffe Interviews

New Video Online of Dan Radcliffe Appearance on Jonathan Ross Show

Posted by: sue
March 24, 2007, 11:08 AM

Previously we told you actor Dan Radcliffe would be appearing on the Friday Night with Jonathan Ross program. This aired last night on the BBC, and we now have video of this new interview for you (along with an iPod friendly version as well) here in our galleries. In this interview,Continued...

Products

New Cards Inc. Draco, Ron, Hermione Action Figures

Posted by: sue
March 24, 2007, 09:11 AM

Cards Inc. has posted online images of their new Draco Malfoy, Ron Weasley, and Hermione Granger action figures due this summer before the release of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. The Ron figure has a wand accessory along with his Jack Russell Terrier Patronus and the Hermione GrangerContinued...

Movies

Confirmed: Radcliffe, Grint and Watson to Return for Movies Six and Seven

Posted by: Melissa
March 23, 2007, 04:14 PM

Warner Bros. has let us know that all three of the main Harry Potter actors - Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint - are confirmed for the last two Harry Potter films, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The announcementContinued...

Happy Birthday David Rowling-Murray!

Posted by: Melissa
March 23, 2007, 10:41 AM

Our favorite author's only son turns four today! Please join us in wishing a happy birthday to David Rowling-Murray! We hope you get lots of cake, eat too much ice cream, and have enough fun to make Dudley green.
And David, all we ask in return is that you toddle up to your mother, put on the biggest puppy-dogContinued...

Books

Harry Potter, The Comic Book?

Posted by: sue
March 23, 2007, 10:32 AM

Now that the title and release date for the last Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, has been announced, much speculation has begun on what could happen next for the beloved series that many do not want to see come to an end. For example, one comic book site has a new article online asking if theContinued...

Movies

Hogwarts Train Damaged by Vandals

Posted by: Edward
March 22, 2007, 12:09 PM

The Lancaster newspaper reports that young vandals caused more than £50,000 worth of damage to the Hogwarts Express train carriages in the railway depot where they are stored. The police in the town of Carnforth say that the vandals, thought to be as young as ten, smashed the train’sContinued...

Books

Severus Snape and a Fandom Enthralled

Posted by: sue
March 21, 2007, 09:18 AM

Severus Snape. The mention of his very name immediately gets attention and never fails to conjure up a strong reaction among Harry Potter fans, especially given the events in Half-Blood Prince. The Baltimore Sun has a new article online featuring the nefarious Potionsmaster and how this character has becomeContinued...

Radcliffe

Dan Radcliffe to Appear on Jonathan Ross Show this Friday

Posted by: sue
March 21, 2007, 07:09 AM

Scores of readers let us know actor Dan Radcliffe is to appear on the Friday Night with Jonathan Ross show which airs March 23 starting at 10:40 pm, and is broadcast in the UK on BBC One. The information on the program says that:

"The new season kicks off with Daniel Radcliffe makingContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Gary Oldman!

Posted by: sue
March 21, 2007, 06:59 AM

It's a Marauders birthday party of sorts here in the Cauldron, for today actor Gary Oldman (Sirius Black) is celebrating his 49th birthday! Cheers to you Gary!
Also in the midst of yesterday's news we missed that actor David Thewlis (Remus Lupin) celebrated his 44th birthday. Happy belated birthday David!

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Scholastic Edition of "Deathly Hallows" to have 784 Pages; Printed on Recycled Paper

Posted by: sue
March 20, 2007, 10:23 AM

In a major announcement today about their intent to print Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows book on recycled paper, Scholastic, the US publishers of the Harry Potter novels said that the last Harry Potter book will have "784" pages.
This will make theContinued...

OotP Film

New 2008 "Order of the Phoenix" Movie Calendars

Posted by: sue
March 20, 2007, 09:17 AM

Starting on August 1, several of the new 2008 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix movie calendars will be available for purchase. You can now see the covers to four of these calendars here in our galleries. These feature images of Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), andContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Deathly Hallows Approximately 688/608 Pages?

Posted by: Melissa
March 19, 2007, 03:46 PM

Please note that this is still very much a rumor, and even IF true, may change if there are further revisions, but as reader and friend Tom pointed out to Leaky, bookseller Waterstones has listed Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows at 608 pages. Going by former comparisons, this would put an AmericanContinued...

PotterCast

PotterCast 81, Welcome Scribby 5

Posted by: Melissa
March 19, 2007, 01:32 PM

A new segment, Horcruxes, and rock'n'roll stories are in this week's PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, which is now available. To listen, just hit the "Play" button on the right side of the page (--->), or use iTunes, or direct download. In the show this week:
-A whole new segment: ScribbyContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Harry Goes Green in "Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: sue
March 19, 2007, 11:18 AM

Today, Bloomsbury, the UK publishers of the Harry Potter novels, told TLC that Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows will be printed on "100% ancient forest friendly papers." A part of the publishing company's expanding efforts to use a more forest friendly process in printing their books, the papersContinued...

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