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Bonham Carter

Bonham Carter on Bellatrix: "Mad, Sadistic Witch"

Posted by: sue
May 12, 2007, 08:00 PM

Actress Helena Bonham Carter has been giving a string of new interviews recently, the latest found the Sunday Herald where she discusses her role as Bellatrix Lestrange in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Noting the role as the "mad, sadistic witch" in the upcomingContinued...

Video Games

Spells, Music and More in Part Two of EA Set Visit Report

Posted by: sue
May 12, 2007, 01:32 PM

We have a new report for you today about the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix video game. In the second of our three part report on a visit to EA, the makers of the Harry Potter video games, we learn more about the spells, music and other tidbits fans can expect. In thisContinued...

OotP Film

New OotP Footage from Entertainment Tonight

Posted by: sue
May 12, 2007, 07:45 AM

Syndicated program "Entertainment Tonight" broadcast portions of a new trailer for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix late last night that contained new footage, including a clip of Lupin (David Thewlis) speaking at the dinner table in Grimmauld Place. This footage, which also containsContinued...

NBC's "The Office" References Harry Potter

Posted by: Edward
May 11, 2007, 10:02 PM

Many readers have mailed in to let us know that this past Thursday night's episode of NBC's "The Office" featured a number of hilarious references to Harry Potter series. In the episode "Beach Games," a particularly funny moment (to this "Office" fan and many others)Continued...

Movies

Directors Asked How They Would Bring the Magic to the Final "Potter" Films

Posted by: Edward
May 11, 2007, 09:16 PM

MTV.com has an article online asking some popular film directors such as George Miller, director of "Happy Feet," Rob Zombie, of the horror flick "Halloween," and "Pan's Labyrinth" director Guillermo del Toro, of how they would take on theContinued...

OotP Film

Change to UK "OotP" Date: Now July 12

Posted by: sue
May 11, 2007, 05:46 PM

Warner Brothers has confirmed to us that lucky fans in the UK will now get to see Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix a day earlier than reported previously, as it will now be released on July 12, 2007. The reason for the change remains unclear and details are forthcoming, however please note the releaseContinued...

OotP Film

Update on German Posters

Posted by: sue
May 11, 2007, 05:09 PM

A few days ago, we posted several new "Order of the Phoenix" posters from what we thought was a legitimate German poster store. Warner Brothers has now confirmed to us that these are indeed fan made posters and were not officially released merchandise. We have now removed them, and this editor apologizes forContinued...

Products

Who is Smarter? Potter Fans or 20Q?

Posted by: sue
May 11, 2007, 02:54 PM

Think you know your Potter? Warner Brothers has a new way for fans to test their knowledge of all things Harry Potter as they announce the arrival of the Harry Potter 20Q game. Based on the original game where one person thought of something and the fellow players to guess what they were thinking of in twentyContinued...

Humor

Time Magazine Satire on Possible Future Harry Potter Books

Posted by: sue
May 11, 2007, 02:15 PM

The May 21 issue of Time Magazine has a satire on possible future Harry Potter books. You can see the scan of these funny covers here in our galleries.
Thanks much Gina!

Radcliffe

Update on New Dan Radcliffe Movie "My Boy Jack"

Posted by: sue
May 11, 2007, 09:23 AM

Previously we told you that actor Dan Radcliffe would be appearing in a new film called "My Boy Jack" with Dan starring in the title role of Jack Kipling, son of writer Rudyard Kipling. The New York Times is reporting today that Emmy Award- winning actress Kim Cattrall (star of 'Sex inContinued...

JKRowling.com

J.K. Rowling Updates Site with New FanSite Award

Posted by: sue
May 11, 2007, 08:44 AM

Our favorite author has updated her website this morning with a new Fan Site Award winner, HarryPotterFanZone.com. Congratulations!
Thanks Bel!

OotP Film

New "The Rebellion Begins" OotP Poster

Posted by: sue
May 11, 2007, 07:00 AM

There is a new poster for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix from Warner Brothers now online at some Brazilian websites. The poster, which sports the tagline "The Rebellion Begins," and features members of the DA including Neville (Matt Lewis), Ginny (Bonnie Wright), Luna (Evnanna Lynch), RonContinued...

Contests

Poetic Potter Writers Wanted for New Online Contest

Posted by: Edward
May 10, 2007, 09:35 PM

New, used and out-of-print online bookseller AbeBooks.com is holding a poetry contest to find the best 'Potter Poet.' A one-of-a-kind, hand crafted Harry Potter bookshelf, made from what else but... the Harry Potter books themselves, will we awarded to writer of the best overall poemContinued...

OotP Film

New U.K. "Order of the Phoenix" Trailer Now Online

Posted by: sue
May 10, 2007, 12:59 PM

Last week, TLC first told you about a new trailer for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix in the UK. This trailer is now online at Yahoo UK. As reported previously, it does run 1:02 and contains no new images, only a repackaged versions of the trailers released previously. To watch, click hereContinued...

Video Games

"Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," the Cell Phone Game

Posted by: sue
May 10, 2007, 11:58 AM

IGN.com is reporting today about the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix video game, only this time about the mobile version of the game that you can play on your cell phones. At an event held recently, the website had a chance to preview this platform of the game from ElectronicContinued...

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