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HBP Film David Yates Directing HBP

Posted by: Melissa
May 03, 2007, 12:23 PM

Sci-Fi Wire reports that David Yates is confirmed to direct Half-Blood Prince:
As long-rumored, the director, whose first work on Potter has yet to be unveiled to the public, will be the second Potter director to direct back-to-back films. He told Sci-Fi Wire that:

"I am doing Half-Blood Prince, and I'mContinued...

OotP Film

Three New OotP Character Posters

Posted by: sue
May 03, 2007, 12:20 PM

Three new character posters for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix have now surfaced online.
Below you can see character composition posters of:

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Part 2 of the Ultimate Deathly Hallows Predictions Quiz - Bugs Fixed, New Look, New Questions!

Posted by: Melissa
May 03, 2007, 12:44 AM

Only 80 days to go now, and to celebrate, we have added 100 more questions to our Ultimate Deathly Hallows Predictions Exam. Not only that: It's at a new address, it has a great new look (designed by John Noe and programmed by Nick Poulden and Alex Robbin,Continued...

OotP Film

New OotP Poster from Sweden

Posted by: sue
May 02, 2007, 06:33 PM

Alexander from let us know about a new poster for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix which you can see here. This shows members of the DA, including Harry, Ron, Hermione, Neville, Ginny and Luna.
Thanks Alexander!

OotP Film

Harry Potter Mentions in New Disney Adventures, Nick Magazine

Posted by: sue
May 02, 2007, 02:36 PM

With a new month comes new issues of magazines, and there are two mentions of Harry Potter included in several magazines now on newsstands.
The May issue of Disney Adventures Magazine contains a brief mention of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, with this photo of Dan RadcliffeContinued...

OotP Film

Even More New "Order of the Phoenix" Poster Book Images

Posted by: sue
May 01, 2007, 05:36 PM

When it rains, it surely pours, for we have even more new looks at the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix poster book, including new photos of Prof. Trelawney (Emma Thompson), Prof. Snape (Alan Rickman), Prof. McGonagall (Dame Maggie Smith), Cho Chang, (Katie Leung) Luna Lovegood (EvannaContinued...

Prophecy 2007

Prophecy Announces Keynote Speakers

Posted by: Melissa
May 01, 2007, 02:02 PM

Prophecy 2007, the Harry Potter convention taking place in Toronto, Canada, in August, has announced its slate of keynote luncheon speakers - and among them is our own very lovely Sue Upton!
Sue will be taking part in a discussion on "the unique experience of being an HP fan: the fun, fantasy, and fanaticismContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Arthur Levine Appears on CBS "Early Show"

Posted by: sue
May 01, 2007, 12:42 PM

Arthur Levine, the US editor of the Harry Potter books was a guest on the CBS Early Show today, to help launch the new Scholastic question as part of the "Soon There Will be 7" campaign heralding the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows on July 21. As posted below, the new question todayContinued...


Issue 16 of Scribbulus Now Online

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

Love is in the air this lovely spring month of May as Issue 16 of Scribbulus, TLC's essay collection, is now online. In this issue focusing "Love, Romance and Shipping" (yes the dreaded shipping word :) ) we have the following papers on that subject, as well as a few others listed below. Enjoy!

OotP Film

Ask the Potter Stars on CBBC Newsround

Posted by: sue
May 01, 2007, 12:00 PM

CBBC Newsround is now giving fans the opportunity to ask several stars from the Harry Potter films questions. In the hotseat section, fans can submit questions to Katie Leung (Cho Chang), Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood), Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom) and Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley) using a form found viaContinued...


PotterCast 87 Now Live

Posted by: Melissa
May 01, 2007, 07:47 AM

At long last, our 87th PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, is now online: 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:
Garth Franklin from joins us again to talk all about the new spate of OotP trailersContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Is Snape Good or Evil?

Posted by: sue
May 01, 2007, 06:43 AM

Is Snape Good or Evil? That is the question long asked by fans of the Harry Potter series, and so now too is Scholastic asking this question as part of the "There Will Soon Be 7" campaign. The US publishers have now updated their Harry Potter website with the second of the questions they will be asking over the comingContinued...

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