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OotP Film

More Scans from "Order of the Phoenix" Sticker Book

Posted by: sue
May 28, 2007, 08:59 AM

Additional scans from a Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix sticker book are now online, showing some new scenes from the movies. Among the new are a glimpse of Ron and Hermione in Grimmauld Place (perhaps while cleaning the rooms), a look at Harry hugging Sirius while standing in front ofContinued...

Fans Gather at Phoenix Rising for "Harry's Last Dance"

Posted by: Edward
May 27, 2007, 08:58 PM

The St. Petersburg Times has an extensive piece about Phoenix Rising, the Harry Potter conference that took place last week in New Orleans. They are reporting that the event "drew about 1,000 participants to New Orleans" and throughout the weekend, people dressed in wizard attire tookContinued...

OotP Film

Early Ticket Sales for "Order of the Phoenix" (Updated)

Posted by: sue
May 27, 2007, 07:27 PM

Reports are beginning to come in regarding advance ticket sales for the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Many of you owled to say that Odeon theatres in the UK are already selling advance tickets, and now AMC Theaters in the US are set to start their pre-sales of tickets onContinued...

Fans

Reminder: "Sonorous " Approaching Soon

Posted by: sue
May 27, 2007, 07:06 PM

A reminder tonight for those who may still be considering attending "Sonorous," the one day Harry Potter gathering being held in Lancaster, California Saturday, June 9. As we told you previously, the event will include a special dinner and feature two speakers, Steve Vander Ark of our Floo partner,Continued...

HBP Film

Cape Wrath to Meet Voldemort's Fury in "Half-Blood Prince" Movie?

Posted by: sue
May 26, 2007, 08:09 PM

Scotland on Sunday has a lengthy new article about possible locations in Scotland to be used for the filming of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. In a rather delicious piece of irony, one of the leading contenders for the possible site of filming for the dramatic Cave chapterContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Miami Herald "Deathly Hallows" Contest with Judge Dave Barry

Posted by: sue
May 26, 2007, 05:10 PM

Thanks to all the readers who mailed about the new contest the Miami Herald is holding asking fans to write their own final chapter to "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows." In 300 words or less, submissions entered by June 21 from those 18 years and younger may be the winnersContinued...

Video Games

New EA Video Featuring Music from "Order of the Phoenix" Video Game

Posted by: sue
May 26, 2007, 04:49 PM

The news keeps pouring in this weekend as we have word now that EA, the makers of the Harry Potter video game have posted a new video on Youtube featuring the gorgeous music heard in the new Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix game, scored by new series composer James Hannigan.Continued...

Radcliffe Interviews

New Interview and Images of Dan Radcliffe from Japanese Magazine

Posted by: Edward
May 26, 2007, 03:58 PM

The July issue of Japanese magazine Myojo features a few new pictures and an interview with Harry Potter actor Dan Radcliffe, who spoke more about his performance in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. DanRadcliffe.co.uk has scans from the magazine as well as a translationContinued...

OotP Film

New OotP Contest from Cartoon Network Launched in the UK

Posted by: Edward
May 26, 2007, 03:01 PM

Cartoon Network and Cartoon Network Too in the UK announced a new contest for Potter fans aged 6 to 16 from mainland Great Britain, to win the chance to walk down the red carpet at the UK premiere of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. In order to enter, you must watch the CartoonContinued...

Video Games

New Ads for "Order of the Phoenix" Video Game (Updated)

Posted by: sue
May 26, 2007, 01:59 PM

Soon to be appearing in magazines everywhere are new print advertisements for the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix video game, including this cool ad here, and here.
Update: Adweek has a new article about this marketing campaign from Wieden + Kennedy, out of Amsterdam, as one of the copywritersContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Helena Bonham Carter!

Posted by: Edward
May 26, 2007, 01:24 PM

Actress Helena Bonham Carter, who plays loyal Death Eater Bellatrix Lestrange in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix film, celebrates her 41st birthday today! Happy Birthday Helena! Cheers!

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Copies of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" Being Printed in Germany

Posted by: sue
May 26, 2007, 10:09 AM

There are reports today that copies of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" are now being printed, the first batch for UK publisher Bloomsbury taking place at the GGP printers in Poessneck, Germany. This is the same plant that did print some copies of Half-BloodContinued...

OotP Film

"Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" 138 Minutes Long

Posted by: sue
May 26, 2007, 09:36 AM

The British Board of Film Classification has updated their site to include the running time of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. This movie will run 138 minutes 4s long (2hours 18 minutes) and has been given a 12A rating for the UK (pg-13 here in the States).
Thanks shinnsky!

OotP Film

Bonham Carter on Bellatrix Look in OotP: "Sunset Boulevard Thing Going On"

Posted by: sue
May 25, 2007, 04:44 PM

Bellatrix Lestrange and the actress who portrays her are the subject of a feature in the new issue of "Entertainment Weekly" magazine. Describing her character of Bella as "a sadist," Helena Bonham Carter details the look of the costumes that BellatrixContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

International "Deathly Hallows" Release Dates, More

Posted by: sue
May 25, 2007, 04:12 PM

We have a few bits of news for you today, regarding several editions of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.
First, thanks to Dean from the Swedish Rowling Fanclub we know the Swedish edition of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows ( Harry Potter och Dödsrelikernahas) been given a NovemberContinued...

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