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OotP Film

Dan Radcliffe: "We're the French Resistance"

Posted by: sue
May 06, 2007, 08:55 AM

The L.A. Times has a brand new interview with actor Dan Radcliffe about working on the set of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. In this lengthy new feature on the fifth Harry Potter film, which also contains new quotes from director David Yates confirming again his return to the helm of the Half-BloodContinued...

OotP Film

Evanna Lynch, Jewelry Designer

Posted by: sue
May 06, 2007, 08:36 AM

USA Weekend Magazine has their new 2007 Summer Movie preview online, and it contains a bit about our favorite eccentric jewelry wearing Ravenclaw from the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. The article focuses on Evanna Lynch who portrays Luna Lovegood, and mentions the fabulous radish earrings thatContinued...

OotP Film

New "Enhanced" OotP IMAX Poster Taken Down

Posted by: sue
May 05, 2007, 08:33 PM

Yesterday, TLC posted this editorial regarding the changes made to certain actors in the new IMAX poster for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. In particular were the striking changes made to the figure of Emma Watson from the original photo for the posters, to this image that was posted online viaContinued...

OotP Film

OotP Trailer Running in Front of Spider-Man 3

Posted by: sue
May 05, 2007, 08:00 PM

As we told you previously, and witnessed by this editor and others who have mailed tonight, the new full length trailer for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is indeed showing in theaters right before Spider-Man 3.
Editor's Note: If you get the chance, it really is quite the sight to beholdContinued...


A Most Magical New Contest

Posted by: sue
May 05, 2007, 07:22 PM

Get out your wizard atlas for we have a new contest for you involving the most magical place you know. Live in a real Shrieking Shack? Have your own Whomping Willow in the backyard? Using your Muggle photography equipment, the challenge this month is to take a photo of some place that reminds you a setting found in theContinued...

OotP Film

"Hogwarts Through the Years " Poster Book Photos Online

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

The onslaught of new photos from the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix continues as even more new scans from the "Hogwarts Through the Years" Poster Book are now online. Included are a new (slightly blurry) photo of the Trio in the Hogshead, similar to this one officiallyContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Teacher Reminisces over J. K. Rowling as a Student

Posted by: Edward
May 04, 2007, 10:14 PM

In an article published in the Pioneer Press newspaper, Minnesota community college professor Dale Neuschwander speaks of the 1978-79 school year where he was a student teacher at Wyedean, "a rural, working-class, public secondary school near the border of England and Wales," and the futureContinued...

Bonham Carter

Helena Bonham Carter Talks Bellatrix on Jonathan Ross Program

Posted by: sue
May 04, 2007, 06:22 PM

Helena Bonham Carter appeared on the Friday Night with Jonathan Ross program which aired tonight in the U.K. TLC reader Sarah writes that the actress spoke briefly about her role as the Death Eater Bellatrix Lestrange in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix saying somethingContinued...

OotP Film

OotP Character Posters Released

Posted by: Melissa
May 04, 2007, 03:48 PM

WB has released higher-resolution images of the previously mentioned character pictures (with no questionable photoshopping. ;) - enjoy!
Harry and Voldemort: "Only One Can Survive"
Hermione and Umbridge: "The Only Way is Rebellion"
Umbridge and Dumbledore: "Dissent Will Not Be Tolerated"Continued...

Video Games

EA Games Set Report: A New Visit with the Makers of Harry Potter Video Games

Posted by: sue
May 04, 2007, 09:48 AM

Last August, the Leaky Cauldron made a visit to the Electronic Arts company in England to learn about the new Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix video games. Recently a second opportunity was made available to various fan sites, and Donna Hosie made a return tripContinued...

OotP Film

Ch-ch-changes on the OotP Posters

Posted by: Melissa
May 04, 2007, 12:22 AM

This is an editorial.
Well: We've talked about it on the Quibbler, and on our podcast. You've talked about it and yelled about it and emailed about it, enough that we thought we'd give you a place to properly discuss it. Here's our opinion, and a chance for you to talk about this issue in the commentsContinued...

OotP Film

Update: Defence Against the Dark Arts Training Now Open Again

Posted by: sue
May 03, 2007, 05:06 PM

Earlier we told you Warner Brothers had launched a new joindumbledoresarmy website, however there were some problems with the site. If you type you are taken to the new site, where the training for Defence Against the Dark Arts is now open again. You can also see someContinued...

OotP Film

OotP to Have "Over 100 Centaurs"

Posted by: sue
May 03, 2007, 04:56 PM

Over the years at TLC we've told you about several of the companies who create the special effects seen in the Harry Potter films. One such company, Framestore CFC is sending out their latest email with news on work they are doing for the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix film. The company states:Continued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" the Largest Pre-Ordered Book in History

Posted by: sue
May 03, 2007, 04:36 PM

The USA Today has a new article as part of their Summer 2007 books preview, discussing what they say is the book of the summer, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. According to the article, at book retailers, Barnes and Noble and Borders, the last book inContinued...

OotP Film

New UK Trailer for "Order of the Phoenix" Due Soon?

Posted by: sue
May 03, 2007, 02:02 PM

The British Board of Film Classification has updated their website with a new ruling on a trailer for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Rated PG, this trailer is listed with a run time of 1minute 2seconds. The last trailer, the international trailer for OotP was rated back on April 19 (laterContinued...

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