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OotP Film

Herald Sun Feature On Harry Potter: New Video Interviews with Trio, Evanna Lynch, Bonnie Wright, Matt Lewis, Katie Leung and More

Posted by: sue
November 10, 2007, 05:17 PM

As the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix DVD is set to be released this week, Australian paper The Sunday Herald Sun has now posted a lengthy feature on Harry Potter, featuring nine new video interviews with castContinued...


Reminder: Harry Potter Event Today in Belfast, Ireland

Posted by: sue
November 10, 2007, 02:02 PM

Previously we told you that actress Natalia Tena (Tonks) would be taking part in a Harry Potter event in Belfast, Ireland. That event is today, and joining Natalia at this same event will be Harry Potter actors Chris Rankin who plays Percy Weasley, and Jamie Yeates who played the nasty SlytherinContinued...

OotP Film

"Order of the Phoenix" Award Nomination and DVD Trailer News

Posted by: sue
November 10, 2007, 01:03 PM

For those that might have missed it earlier, the trailer for the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix DVD that we showed you previously has now been added to the official WB UK Harry Potter website. You can watch this video at the UK site by clicking where it says trailers, thenContinued...

Companion Books

NY Judge Issues Restraining Order to Prevent Publication of Lexicon; JK Rowling Updates

Posted by: Melissa
November 09, 2007, 03:14 PM

As stated in a public document and now on JK Rowling’s Web site a judge has issued a restraining order against publication of The Harry Potter Lexicon.

This document, signed by Judge Robert Patterson in NY, denies RDR Books’ claim to delay the matterContinued...

HBP Film

"Half-Blood Prince" Casting News: Helen McCrory will Play Narcissa Malfoy

Posted by: sue
November 09, 2007, 01:26 PM

Good news this morning as CBBC Newsround can confirm some casting news for the upcoming "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" film. Actress Helen McCrory will play the part of Narcissa Malfoy, the wife of Death Eater Lucius Malfoy. Newsround reminds us that Ms McCrory "was originally cast as BellatrixContinued...


New UK Study Finds "Harry Potter" to be Most Re-Read Novel

Posted by: Edward
November 09, 2007, 11:30 AM

A new survey from the UK has produced findings that suggest the Harry Potter novels by author J. K. Rowling are the most re-read series among readers in the UK. The BBC reports that the survey, conducted by Costa, found 77% off readers re-read books as well as placed the Potter novels aboveContinued...

Jingle Spells More than 2/3rds Sold Out!

Posted by: Melissa
November 09, 2007, 03:35 AM

If you were thinking about ordering a copy of Jingle Spells, Leaky's sixth Get a Clue fundraiser and an outstanding compilation of Harry-themed holiday music, you should get on it right now. We have less than 1,000 copies left in our limited print run, and we're not even a month into the drive. More thanContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Chris Rankin!

Posted by: Edward
November 08, 2007, 08:06 PM

Everyone please join us today in wishing a very Happy Birthday to actor Chris Rankin, who portrays the character of Percy Weasley in the Harry Potter films. Mr. Rankin celebrates his 24th birthday today! Cheers!

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling: Among Those Considered for Time's Person of the Year

Posted by: sue
November 08, 2007, 05:30 PM

Time Magazine is once again considering who they will name as their Person of the Year, and have now launched a new online poll for readers to vote. Among those eligible for consideration this year is Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling. The magazine writes:

Pro: Finished a seven-bookContinued...

Companion Books

Update on JKR/WB vs. RDR Books Case

Posted by: Melissa
November 08, 2007, 01:03 PM

There's a brief update today to the case regarding JKR/WB vs. RDR Books / Steve Vander Ark; to recap, JKR and WB have filed suit against RDR Books' attempt to publish "The Harry Potter Lexicon," a book that publishers say is "verbatim" from the Web site. You can read the full details of the suit here, along withContinued...

HP Cast

Video Interview of Trio, David Yates on Dumbledore Revelation

Posted by: sue
November 07, 2007, 10:16 PM

ITN now has a feature online that contains a new video interview with actors Dan Radcliffe (Harry), Rupert Grint (Ron), Emma Watson (Hermione) and director David Yates giving their reactions to the news about the character of Dumbledore being gay. This interview was conducted last weekendContinued...

OotP Film

Detailed Report on "Order of the Phoenix" DVD Deleted Scenes and Extras

Posted by: sue
November 07, 2007, 09:57 PM

With many thanks due to TLC reader Joanne, we now have a detailed report on some of the extras and deleted scenes due to be included on the "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" DVD. Joanne, who purchased the DVD last week as it was released in South Africa, sent in aContinued...

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

New Article Online from 'OotP' DVD Launch in the UK

Posted by: Edward
November 07, 2007, 07:00 PM

A new article is online from Spanish language network Noticieros Televisa, who was in attendance at the “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” UK DVD launch that took place in London, England this past weekend. The article, a translation of which can be read here thanks to ourContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling, Emma Watson Among Britain's Best Dressed

Posted by: sue
November 07, 2007, 05:29 PM

Harper’s Bazaar magazine has released their annual list of the best dressed women in Britain, and coming in at number seven was Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling. The Telegraph reports that JKR (“increasingly glamourous”) “is more guarded with her style and earlier thisContinued...

HBP Film

First Look at "Half-Blood Prince" Due with UK OotP DVD November 12

Posted by: sue
November 07, 2007, 03:11 PM

As reported many times previously, the UK is set to see the release of the "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" DVD in a few days on November 12. This is Nottingham has a preview article today regarding this DVD, and notes that among the extras will be "DVD-ROM content includingContinued...

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