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New Interview with OotP Video Game Composer

Posted by: Edward
May 30, 2007, 10:22 PM

In a new interview with IGN, James Hannigan, the composer of the score for the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix video game, talks about composing the almost seventy minutes of music featured throughout the game. Mr. Hannigan told IGN:

"Order of the Phoenix is possibly less linear and episodicContinued...

OotP Film

"Order of the Phoenix" to Screen at Film Festival in Italy

Posted by: sue
May 30, 2007, 04:57 PM

For the first time a Harry Potter film is due to open a film festival, as Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is scheduled to open the Giffoni Film Festival July 12 in Giffoni, Italy. This film festival, which is the largest children’s film festival in Europe, takesContinued...

OotP Film

New OotP Set Visit Reports

Posted by: sue
May 30, 2007, 04:41 PM

Two new set visit reports about the filming of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix are now online. First our Floo partner the HP-Lexicon has posted a report, where Steve Vander Ark makes mention of things listed specifically on the clipboard belonging to Professor Umbridge, as well as some very cool details onContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

JKR to Appear on "Blue Peter" Show; Contest to Win Tickets to Taping

Posted by: sue
May 30, 2007, 01:36 PM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is due to appear on the BBC show "Blue Peter" and there is a new competition today for lucky fans to win a chance to attend the taping of this program. The show is due to be taped on July 5 in London, England with 25 winners selected (openContinued...

OotP Film

New Photos of Arabella Figg, Luna with the Quibbler and More

Posted by: sue
May 30, 2007, 11:49 AM

More scans from that Panini sticker album with new images from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix are now online. New are better looks at Arabella Figg as she finds Harry and Dudley after the Dementor attack, a new photo of Luna holding an upside down copy of the Quibbler, GinnyContinued...

OotP Film

New Video of Harry, Dudley and Gang from "Order of the Phoenix"

Posted by: sue
May 30, 2007, 10:44 AM

A new video has surfaced online showing very brief, yet new footage of Harry (Dan Radcliffe) and Dudley (Harry Melling) and his gang as seen in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. In this video, you can see a news report on the Spanish actor Axel Amigo as he doesContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Report on "Deathly Hallows" Being Printed in Dark False and More

Posted by: sue
May 30, 2007, 10:19 AM

There has been a video making the rounds of late from a French television newscast purporting to show Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows supposedly being printed in Germany, moreover this was taking place in the dark. Readers will remember this stems from the earlier report fromContinued...

Movies

Pettigrew Speaks: A New Interview with Timothy Spall

Posted by: sue
May 30, 2007, 09:28 AM

Actor Timothy Spall has given a new interview where he discusses his role as Peter Pettigrew in the Harry Potter movies. Promoting the release of his film Pierrepoint:The Last Hangman here in the US (it aired previously in the UK) Timothy Spall talks with Coming Soon.net about his role in theContinued...

OotP Film

New OotP Stamps from Australia

Posted by: sue
May 30, 2007, 09:09 AM

Thanks to Andy from HarryPotterFanZone.com we now can see an officially released scan of new stamps from Australia, celebrating the release of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. These stamps, which you can see a very clear image of here, feature Harry Potter (Dan Radcliffe), Ron (Rupert Grint), Hermione (EmmaContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Swedish "Deathly Hallows" Title Supplied by JKR

Posted by: Melissa
May 30, 2007, 01:11 AM

The Swedish Rowling Fanclub e-mailed us earlier in the week to let us know that the Deathly Hallows translated title was, according to publisher Tiden Young Books, supplied by J.K. Rowling. Jo's representatives have now confirmed this info to us. Since this is official info, straight from Jo andContinued...

OotP Film

Confirmed: Change to US "Order of the Phoenix" Release Date, Now July 11

Posted by: sue
May 29, 2007, 06:01 PM

Update: Now confirmed to TLC by Warner Brothers:
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix will open in the US on July 11, 2007
No reason was given to us for the change, however as Coming Soon first reported, "this will give the movie a potential big five-day opening, fromContinued...

Books

Judge in Georgia Upholds Decision to Keep Harry Potter Books on School Shelves

Posted by: sue
May 29, 2007, 12:14 PM

A Superior Court Judge today upheld an earlier decision by school officials to keep the Harry Potter series on the shelves of Gwinnett County school libraries, despite the repeated attempts of a Georgia woman who seeks to have the novels banned. Laura Mallory appearedContinued...

OotP Film

More International OotP Stickers Scans, Including First Look at Young Lily, More

Posted by: sue
May 29, 2007, 11:50 AM

More new scans from the Panini Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix sticker book are now online. Included are (spoiler!) our first look at young Lily during the Pensieve scene, as well as a new photo of a dejected Malfoy, new Snape, McGonagall, Seamus, Arthur atContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Romance, Romance:Scholastic Asks "Who Winds Up with Whom?"

Posted by: sue
May 29, 2007, 10:11 AM

It's time for question number four from Scholastic, as part of the "There Will Soon be 7" countdown campaign to the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. This week, shipping is on their minds of sorts as the new question is "Who Winds Up with Whom?" At thisContinued...

PotterCast

PotterCast 90 is Live from New Orleans!

Posted by: Melissa
May 28, 2007, 08:45 PM

Right on time! :cough: Our special live-from-Phoenix-Rising edition of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, is now available for download! To listen, just hit the "Play" button on the right side of the page (--->), or use iTunes, or direct download. What's in store?
This show took place onContinued...

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