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PotterCast

PotterCast 122: It's Saturday Night

Posted by: Edward
October 22, 2007, 12:30 AM

This is a very special week for PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast as we talk about Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling’s recent Open Book Tour stops in the States. We have a special report about her Carnegie Hall reading in New York City where we discuss many of the new revelations from the event. SueContinued...

HBP Film

Additional "Half-Blood Prince" Filming Set for Gloucester Cathedral

Posted by: sue
October 21, 2007, 11:45 PM

There is additional news regarding location shoots for the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince film. In addition to the filming we told about previously due to take place this week in Wiltshire, England at the village of Lacock, there will also be crews atContinued...

Honors/Awards

Emma Watson Attends UK Kids' Choice Awards

Posted by: Edward
October 21, 2007, 02:35 AM

As we told you previously, actress Emma Watson was to attend the first UK Kids’ Choice Awards this evening in London. The first pictures of Emma from the event are now online. You can see Emma posing on the red carpet as well as her during the show right here. More pictures of the actress can beContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J. K. Rowling at Carnegie Hall Reveals Dumbledore is Gay; Neville Marries Hannah Abbott, and Much More

Posted by: Edward
October 20, 2007, 01:17 AM

Note: A preliminary transcript is now at the end of this post; please note that there may be some small errors in phrasing, and all questions have been paraphrasedContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J. K. Rowling Talks Marriage, Writing and More at Open Book Tour Stop in New York City

Posted by: Edward
October 19, 2007, 08:59 PM

More news has come from author J. K. Rowling’s Open Book Tour stop this morning in New York City as we have received a few reports from this morning’s event. The first comes from Bloomberg which reports of a senior from Concord High School on StatenContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Photos of JKR from Open Book Tour in New York City Now Online

Posted by: Edward
October 19, 2007, 06:07 PM

Moments ago author J. K. Rowling wrapped up the first of two reading and book signings scheduled to take place today as part of her Open Book Tour at Carnegie Hall in New York City. The first photos for which are now online via Getty Images.

UPDATE: A few more photos have surfaced onlineContinued...

Rankin Interviews

Chris Rankin: 'Unlikely' to return for HBP; Hopeful for "Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: Edward
October 19, 2007, 02:18 PM

A new video interview with Harry Potter actor Chris Rankin is online in which he speaks briefly about his hopes for returning as Percy Wesley in the final two films. Mr. Rankin sat down with TV3 in New Zealand to talk about his involvement in the Armageddon Pop Culture ExpoContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday Michael Gambon!

Posted by: Edward
October 19, 2007, 12:00 PM

Raise your glasses to actor Michael Gambon (Albus Dumbledore) who celebrates his 67th birthday today! Cheers Michael!

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

J. K. Rowling Answers More "Deathly Hallows" Questions in New Orleans

Posted by: Edward
October 18, 2007, 09:55 PM

As we previously reported, Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling participated in a reading and question and answer session as part of her Open Book Tour today in New Orleans, Louisiana. A few of those questions asked by twelve lucky students chosen from schools across the city to attendContinued...

J.K. Rowling

First Photos Online from J. K. Rowling Open Book Tour Stop in New Orleans

Posted by: Edward
October 18, 2007, 07:42 PM

Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling continued her Open Book Tour to the city of New Orleans, Louisiana today where she hosted a reading for 1,600 school children from the state’s 80 Orleans Parish public and charter schools. The first photos of this event are now onlineContinued...

HBP Film

Night Scenes for "Half-Blood Prince" to Film Next Week in England

Posted by: sue
October 18, 2007, 11:23 AM

A few months ago, we first told you that filming for “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” was due this month in Wiltshire, England. That filming is now set to take place starting next Wednesday, October 24, during the evening hours beginning at 5pm through 5am inContinued...

New FAO Schwarz Harry Potter Plush Creature Collection and More

Posted by: sue
October 17, 2007, 09:24 PM

Looking for a unique gift this holiday season for that hard to please Harry Potter fan in your life? Famed toy seller FAO Schwarz has now unveiled a special “Harry Potter Plush Creature Collection” that just may be the answer.

For those wanting their own dragon, perhapsContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Swedish "Deathly Hallows" Cover Art Released

Posted by: Edward
October 17, 2007, 06:07 PM

More news about the translated editions of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” comes to us today from Sweden, where the cover art for the seventh book has been revealed. This most interesting cover can be seen right here. According to the publishers website, the Swedish edition of “DeathlyContinued...

JKR Interviews

On Matters of Faith: JKR Talks Christian Themes in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: sue
October 17, 2007, 04:04 PM

Author J.K. Rowling has given some frank new answers about the nature of Christian and religious themes which feature quite heavily in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. In a new interview with MTV, Jo discusses her initial reluctance to bring religion inContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Emma Watson Knew the Most about Outcome of Hermione Granger, Says J.K. Rowling

Posted by: sue
October 17, 2007, 03:51 PM

In the first of two new articles (see also above story on Christian themes) MTV has now posted a short interview with J.K. Rowling where she reiterates again how she revealed details in advance to several actors about the fates of their characters in Harry Potter andContinued...

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