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Williams

John Williams to Score "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" Film?

Posted by: sue
August 23, 2007, 06:34 PM

There are reports online today stating that legendary composer John Williams would like to return to the Harry Potter films, and hopes to provide the score for the film version of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. These reports stem from a recent appearance at The Berkshire Museum, where Mr. WilliamsContinued...

Radcliffe

"December Boys" Television Appearances for Dan Radcliffe

Posted by: Edward
August 23, 2007, 06:30 PM

The theatrical release for actor Dan Radcliffe’s latest project, the film “December Boys,” isn’t until September but our Order partner DanRadcliffe.com has an extensive list of the actors scheduled TV appearances and other press events. Here is a rundown on the US appearancesContinued...

Grint

Rupert Grint Talks "Half-Blood Prince" Script and More

Posted by: sue
August 22, 2007, 01:32 PM

Actor Rupert Grint has made a few public appearances lately, attending the popular V festival concert in the UK (photos here), as well as appearing on the Jo Whiley Radio Show. Thanks to our Order parter RupertGrint.net, we now know that during the radio interview which was broadcast on BBCContinued...

JKRowling.com

Happy Birthday, Percy Weasley!

Posted by: sue
August 21, 2007, 11:14 PM

Mind your glasses and toasts everyone, for as the calendar on JKRowling.com now reads ”’Happy Birthday, Percy Weasley”, there is celebrating to be had for August 22. Cheers Percy!

OotP Film

Special Effects Lend Great Detail to "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix"

Posted by: sue
August 21, 2007, 03:11 PM

Over the years we have told you about the special effects used in the Harry Potter movies, and today we have more as there is an excellent new feature online which details at length the many processes and effects used in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. ThisContinued...

J.K. Rowling

More from Ian Rankin on Possible J.K. Rowling Mystery Novel

Posted by: sue
August 20, 2007, 02:41 PM

A follow up for you today on the rumor that author J.K. Rowling is currently writing a mystery novel. While reps for Jo are quoted in a new article in The Times as saying “we do not have a definite plan of what her next project is yet,” there is more from author Ian Rankin and nowContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling to be Honored by City of Edinburgh, Scotland

Posted by: sue
August 20, 2007, 02:15 PM

Author J.K. Rowling is to be honored by the city of Edinburgh, Scotland, with a possibility of naming a street or building after the Harry Potter author. Edinburgh is currently the home of our favorite author, and where she wrote much of the beloved series.The Scotsman reports that a “civicContinued...

Honors/Awards

Dan Radcliffe, Rupert Grint Join Emma Watson as British National Movie Award Nominees

Posted by: sue
August 20, 2007, 01:59 PM

Following on the news that we first told you several days ago, actors Dan Radcliffe and Rupert Grint are also joining fellow Harry Potter actress Emma Watson as nominees at the inaugural British National Movie Awards. The Metro reports that Dan Radcliffe is nominatedContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Rumor Alert: J.K.Rowling, Crime Writer?

Posted by: sue
August 19, 2007, 02:33 AM

In a rumor that is spreading like wildfire tonight, many readers have owled about a report in the Sunday Times newspaper claiming that author J.K. Rowling is at work writing a crime novel. This report (similar to previous claims that Jo might someday write a mystery novel) stems from an excerpt from a new profileContinued...

Books

Attorneys for JKR Continuing Battle Against Piracy of Harry Potter Books in China

Posted by: sue
August 19, 2007, 02:14 AM

Piracy of the Harry Potter novels continue to be a high priority issue for attorneys representing author J.K. Rowling, as Scotland on Sunday reports major efforts are at hand to try and stem the tide of fake and many illegal copies of the Harry Potter novels in theContinued...

Felton

Tom Felton Joins In 2007 Fishing Tournament In New York

Posted by: Edward
August 18, 2007, 08:22 PM

Harry Potter actor Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) was stateside this past weekend for an annual fishing event that takes place in upstate New York. The St. Lawrence International Junior Carp Tournament, which the actor participates in each year, lets children aged 11 to 18 compete in the sportContinued...

Film Awards

"Order of the Phoenix," Emma Watson Nominated at UK National Movie Awards

Posted by: sue
August 17, 2007, 06:31 PM

According to a posting on actress Emma Watson’s website, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix has been nominated at a new National Movie Award in the UK in the category of “Best Family Movie.” Emma has also been nominated for her role as Hermione GrangerContinued...

Movies

Store Offering Official WB "Harry Potter" Movie Stills

Posted by: sue
August 17, 2007, 05:12 PM

Many TLC readers owled with news regarding a store from the U.K. that is now offering official Warner Brothers released stills from all five of the Harry Potter films. While these photos have been released by WB previously (as seen in our extensive image galleries), these are now available forContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Evanna Lynch!

Posted by: Melissa
August 16, 2007, 04:20 AM

Everyone’s favorite Luna, the actress Evanna Lynch, who makes her own radish earrings and keeps everyone on set on their Harry Potter toes, turns 16 years old today! Everyone here at Leaky wishes this beautifully sweet girl the happiest of days, and that the 16th year is as full of as much wonder and adventureContinued...

OotP Film

EA OotP Video Game Clips Featuring Movie Cast Now Online

Posted by: Edward
August 16, 2007, 01:34 AM

A number of new videos have appeared online recently featuring actors from the Harry Potter films discussing their involvement in the recently released Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix video game from EA. Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley), Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy), Emma Watson (HermioneContinued...

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