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Newell Interviews

"Goblet of Fire" Director Reflects on Lack of Clues from JKR on Outcome of Series

Posted by: sue
October 30, 2007, 08:53 PM

“Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” director Mike Newell has given a new interview to MTV, where he reflects back on working with author J.K. Rowling, and his inability to obtain any clues from JKR regarding the outcome of the Harry Potter series. MikeContinued...


Another Look at Upcoming Harry Potter DVD Box Set and Game

Posted by: sue
October 30, 2007, 08:42 PM

We have another look for you today at the special box set containing all five of the Harry Potter films on DVD, as well as another look at the new interactive Harry Potter DVD Game. The promotions company that is working with Warner Brothers sent over these photos, including a good lookContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

French "Deathly Hallows" Sells 1.15 Million Copies in First 48 Hours of Release

Posted by: Edward
October 30, 2007, 07:04 PM

Three days ago, we first told you Gallimard, who publish the Harry Potter novels in France, released their edition of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.” News has come today from the publishers that a staggering 1.15 million copies of the book had beenContinued...


Dan Radcliffe Film "My Boy Jack" to Air November 11 on ITV1

Posted by: Edward
October 30, 2007, 06:16 PM

“My Boy Jack,” the new television movie starring actor Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter), is scheduled to have its first broadcast November 11th, from 9pm – 11pm (local time) on UK television channel ITV1. The film, as we’ve told you previously, stars Dan Radcliffe asContinued...


The Dark Lord: Back in Black

Posted by: sue
October 30, 2007, 05:32 PM

Every girl is crazy about.. a sharp dressed Dark Lord? Well, it may not quite be what we normally think of as a sharp dressed man, but the Tonner Doll company is releasing a new Lord Voldemort Doll, complete with his black designer suit he sported in a scene from “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.”Continued...

OotP Film

Possessing Harry

Posted by: sue
October 30, 2007, 04:44 PM

As we have reported previously, there several very fine companies who produce the special effects seen in the Harry Potter films. One such company, Rising Sun Pictures, has a new feature on their website regarding some of the work they did for “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” including the scene at theContinued...

HBP Film

"Half-Blood Prince" Casting for Continues in Gloucester; Filming Possibly Next February

Posted by: sue
October 30, 2007, 04:20 PM

The casting of extras to be used in background scenes for the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince film continues this week in Gloucester, England. Previously we told you crews from Warner Brothers would be returning to Gloucester Cathedral to film scenes for the sixth HarryContinued...


PotterCast 123: This One Was Supposed to be Easy!

Posted by: Edward
October 30, 2007, 02:35 AM

PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast is here this week with more mailbag than ever before! We have gotten a bit of mail over the past week on certain subjects and our own Kristin Brown is back with us to discuss what is on our readers’ minds. On this last episode with Melissa before she goesContinued...

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Molly Weasley

Posted by: sue
October 30, 2007, 12:01 AM

October 30 brings a birthday wish on the calendar via, and gives us all a chance to wish Molly Weasley a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Cheers to you Molly, a wonderful mother, a true Gryffindor, and someone who is not afraid to fight for what she believes in (and loves).

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Robert Hardy!

Posted by: Edward
October 29, 2007, 03:51 PM

Very Happy Birthday wishes go out today to actor Robert Hardy, who plays Minister of Magic Cornelius Fudge in the Harry Potter films. Mr. Hardy celebrates his 82nd birthday today! Cheers!


Michael Gambon On Acting, Films, and the Harry Potter Series

Posted by: sue
October 29, 2007, 12:16 PM

The Times Online has a new interview with Michael Gambon who gives a series of answers about his lengthy acting career, as well as some thoughts on the Harry Potter films. The award winning actor who portrays Hogwarts Headmaster Professor Albus Dumbledore says he does not watch too manyContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling: a Living Genius

Posted by: sue
October 29, 2007, 11:41 AM

There is another list out today and one that would make Ravenclaw proud: a list of the 100 top “Living Geniuses.” Included on this list is our favorite author, J.K. Rowling who came in at number 83. The number one spot was actually shared by two men, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, who is credited with creating theContinued...


Harry Potter Stars Attend "Music From the Movies" Charity Concert

Posted by: sue
October 28, 2007, 10:28 PM

As we’ve been telling you, there was to be a benefit charity concert tonight in London that was to feature several of the adult actors from the Harry Potter films. Early photos from the “Music from the Movies” benefit to help Leukemia research are now online. GettyContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday Devon Murray!

Posted by: Edward
October 28, 2007, 03:51 PM

Three cheers are in order for actor Devon Murray, who portrays Seamus Finnigan in the “Harry Potter” films, as he celebrates his 19th birthday today! Happy Birthday Devon!

HBP Film

It's Hagrid's Hut, "Half-Blood Prince" Style

Posted by: sue
October 28, 2007, 02:07 PM

The first photos of Hagrid’s Hut being rebuilt yet again, this time for the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince movie, are now online. To see the photos, click here.

Thanks to Ryan, UHP and all who emailed

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