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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Spoiler Policy Reminder

Posted by: Melissa
July 18, 2007, 06:45 PM

Just in case you could forget: Read this, and this. And to help us spread the word, share this, a moment from our recent LA podcast:



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CONSTANT VIGILANCE, everyone. Our unbelievable team of elves and mods have been deleting spoilers left and right, whether they are real or not, butContinued...

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Scholastic Issues Statement on "Deathly Hallows" Early Release of Books

Posted by: sue
July 18, 2007, 06:45 PM

A retailer has broken their contract and released early copies of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows to customers. Levy Home Entertainment,(with shipments made by DeepDiscount.com, a customer of that distributor) have apparently sent out copies of the book early this week,Continued...

JKRowling.com

JKR Updates Diary, Asks Fans to Ignore "Deathly Hallows Spoilers"

Posted by: sue
July 18, 2007, 05:50 PM

Our favorite author has just updated her website with a new diary entry, where she asks fans to ignore all the purported Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows spoilers. Jo writes:

We are almost there! As launch night looms, let’s all, please, ignore the misinformation popping upContinued...

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Muggles Leak "Deathly Hallows" Online, Magical World Resisting

Posted by: sue
July 18, 2007, 04:16 PM

In efforts by what surely must be the worst sort of Muggles, we at TLC are sad to report that there has been an attempted leak of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows that is now online. As the Associated Press is reporting, various bit torrent and other sites have purported copies, scansContinued...

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Sorting Now Open for "Deathly Hallows" Reading Group

Posted by: sue
July 18, 2007, 03:27 PM

Calling all Harry Potter fans! As we are about to embark on Harry’s final adventure, we have a great way for you to share in the journey with your fellow fans. Sorting has now begun for book reading groups as we apparate to Edinburgh Castle (via our forum) to enjoy Harry Potter and the DeathlyContinued...

LeakyLounge

New Reading Groups Contest Now Open

Posted by: Edward
July 18, 2007, 03:47 AM

We have a brand new contest to bring you this evening, our Leaky Lounge’s Reading Groups are preparing for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and need your help to create signature avatars and catchphrases for each of our three special Deathly Hallows Reading Groups: The Rooftop Garden, Dragon’sContinued...

Chris Rankin Talks Percy and OotP In New Interview

Posted by: Edward
July 18, 2007, 02:38 AM

The BBC has a new interview online with Chris Rankin, where the actor talks about the new setting for his character in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, out of the school and into the Ministry. He also discusses filming with such great actors as Imelda Staunton (Dolores Umbridge), MichaelContinued...

OotP Film

Of Centaurs and Kreacher

Posted by: sue
July 18, 2007, 01:25 AM

There is a fascinating article now online that details some of the work that went into creating some of the special effects and creatures seen in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. In this detailed article, the work done by Framestore CFC is highlighted, including the job they had while creating the Centaurs. OfContinued...

Home Video / DVD

Harry Potter High Def DVD Box Set Due This Year

Posted by: sue
July 17, 2007, 11:31 PM

At the Home Media Expo in Las Vegas, Warner Brothers has now announced that a special five disc box set containing Blu-Ray high definition DVDs of the Harry Potter films will be released this year. While a specific release date was not given, VideoBusiness.com has some details of this set which includeContinued...

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Video of "Deathly Hallows" Ready for Delivery

Posted by: sue
July 17, 2007, 11:17 PM

It’s getting closer everyone! The day Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows will be released is just a few days away, and now Sky News in the UK has some tantalizing footage of the books being packed up ready for delivery to stores and homes every where. To watch(no spoilers!), click here.

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Cheryl Klein and the Continuity of Harry Potter

Posted by: sue
July 17, 2007, 10:10 PM

Yesterday Cheryl Klein, an editor with Arthur A. Levine Books and Scholastic, appeared on the fine NPR program “Talk of the Nation,” and discussed her work as continuity editor of the Harry Potter novels. Cheryl described her work which involves such things as keeping track of variousContinued...

Grint Interviews

Rupert Grint Appears on CBS Early Show

Posted by: Edward
July 17, 2007, 06:42 PM

Earlier this morning actor Rupert Grint made his appearance on the CBS Early Show to talk about Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and what he does on his off time from filming. He also talks about the recent Hand, Foot and Wand imprint event that he, along with Dan Radcliffe and Emma Watson, tookContinued...

Watson Interviews

AskMen.com Interview with Emma Watson

Posted by: Edward
July 17, 2007, 03:56 PM

AskMen.com is featuring an interview with actress Emma Watson conducted by IGN. In the 18 question interview, Emma talks about filming the recently released Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, discusses working with costars Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood) and Imelda StauntonContinued...

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Asda "Deathly Hallows" Books Despute Resolved for Now (updated)

Posted by: sue
July 17, 2007, 01:59 PM

Update: An apparent unpaid bill was apparently behind the reason the Asda stores in the UK felt they would not be receiving copies of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The BBC reported earlier today that Bloomsbury is claiming the Asda chain of stores had not paid the bill for the copies ofContinued...

Charity

Potter Actors Attend Charity Event in Colorado

Posted by: sue
July 17, 2007, 01:45 PM

Several days ago actors Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy), Devon Murray (Seamus) and Jamie Waylett (Vincent Crabbe) attended a charity event in Colorado. The charity, There with Care, which provides services for families of critically ill children, held their event in Boulder Colorado, which involved a specialContinued...

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