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BBC Talks to Dan Radcliffe on HBP, "Deathly Hallows," and More

Posted by: sue
November 15, 2007, 12:00 PM

The BBC has a new interview with Dan Radcliffe, where he discusses filming on the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince film. Dan says that the scenes with the students at Hogwarts and such will not be filmed until after the holidays, and notes that “toward the end ofContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Printing of 1.8 Million for Chinese Language Translations of "Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: Edward
November 14, 2007, 06:42 PM

The Boston Globe is reporting that Chinese language publishers have printed 1.8 million translated editions of the final book in author J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” since its release last month. The publishersContinued...

OotP Film

"Order of the Phoenix" DVD Ready for Pre-Order Here in US

Posted by: sue
November 14, 2007, 02:31 PM

For weeks now scores of readers have emailed asking when the “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” DVD would be available for pre-order from our Cauldron Shop. While the DVD has been ready for pre-order from a few stores here in the States, today major online retailersContinued...

Products

The Weasley Clock, a Thing of the Not Too Distant Future?

Posted by: Edward
November 13, 2007, 10:33 PM

The idea of a clock which tells not the time but the location of your family members, as the Weasley family clock does, is something that may not be exclusive to the magical world forever. Discovery News has a most interesting article online which talks of a prototype device from MicrosoftContinued...

The Magical Effect of Harry Potter and Education

Posted by: sue
November 13, 2007, 09:44 PM

In news that surely would make Hermione proud, the Daily Mail is reporting today about a school in the UK that has experienced a significant turnaround in the academic performance of their students after introducing a Harry Potter curriculum this year. While the use of Harry Potter in schools isContinued...

HBP Film

Jessie Cave to Play Lavender Brown

Posted by: sue
November 13, 2007, 06:04 PM

CBBC Newsround has a follow up on the news from yesterday regarding the actress to play Lavender Brown in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Readers will remember Rupert Grint mentioned a girl named Jessie for the part; her full name is now confirmed to be Jessie Cave, andContinued...

Box Office

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" Tops at the UK Box Office

Posted by: sue
November 13, 2007, 03:52 PM

The UK Film Council has released a new report today that shows Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix led the way this year at the UK Box Office. The Guardian reports that Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, “a joint UK-US production from Warner Brothers,”Continued...

Rumor Squashed: No Official James Potter Site, Movie or Spin-off Series

Posted by: sue
November 13, 2007, 03:25 PM

Scores of readers have emailed regarding a news story about a website promoting something known as “James Potter and the Hall of Elders’ Crossing.” Replete with the familiar Hedwig’s Theme music, familiar animation, and the tradition fonts used to open the HarryContinued...

HBP Film

"Half-Blood Prince" Sneak Peek Revealed; First Look at the Orphanage, New Quidditch Uniforms and More

Posted by: sue
November 12, 2007, 09:13 PM

Wasting no time, fans have now uploaded both clips of the “Harry and the Half-Blood Prince” sneak peek online, and these videos contain many new glimpses of things to be seen in the upcoming sixth Harry Potter film. Shown are a new interview with the costume designer who revealsContinued...

HBP Film

Trio Talks "Half-Blood Prince" Movie; Name of Lavender Brown Actress Revealed

Posted by: sue
November 12, 2007, 10:38 AM

CBBC Newsround has posted a new interview conducted with the Trio of Dan Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson where they discuss filming on the upcoming "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince." In this new interview (video at the above link as well), actor RupertContinued...

OotP Film

Newsround Reviews the "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" DVD

Posted by: sue
November 11, 2007, 01:39 PM

CBBC Newsround has now posted their review of the of the Harry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixDVD. Presenter Lizo gave the latest DVD a 3 out of 5 rating, noting the best parts included "seeing some of the behind the scenes stuff in the Tonks feature. The long version of theContinued...

OotP Film

Clip from "Order of the Phoenix" DVD Now Online

Posted by: sue
November 11, 2007, 01:26 AM

Yahoo UK has now posted online an exclusive clip from the "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" DVD . In this clip that is part of the DVD extras, you see actress Natalia Tena (Tonks), as she works with the choreographer who helps her prepare for some serious dueling in the Battle of the MinistryContinued...

Products

New NECA Lucius Malfoy Action Figure, Hot Topic Harry Potter Blankets and More

Posted by: sue
November 11, 2007, 12:25 AM

Calling all Jason Isaacs fans! There is good news today as NECA has now unveiled their brand new Lucius Malfoy action figure. Based on actor Jason Isaacs, who so memorably portrays the Death Eater in the Harry Potter films, NECA states: “This winter, fans canContinued...

HBP Film

Update on "Half-Blood Prince" Sneak Peek

Posted by: sue
November 11, 2007, 12:06 AM

As TLC has reported several times previously, there is to be a link to a special sneak peek at the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince film included with the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix DVD. You can now access the link via the UK Harry Potter site, however the two clips of the filmContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Translated "Deathly Hallows" Released in Brazil

Posted by: Edward
November 10, 2007, 07:26 PM

Readers in Brazil are now able to get their hands on the translated edition of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” as the seventh book in the series by author J. K. Rowling was released today. This edition, published by Editora Rocco, was translated by Lia Wyler and will contain 592Continued...

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