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Film Stills, Trailer of "Gone Fishing" Featuring Devon Murray Now Online

Posted by: Edward
June 29, 2008, 09:36 PM

A number of photos of actor Devon Murray from his new short film “Gone Fishing” are now online. The official website describes the film as a “moving story of a young boy and old man as they deal with bereavement through their love of fishing. The tale is wrappedContinued...


Cauldron Shop Update: Sale on Deluxe "Deathly Hallows", Pre-Order Anniversary "Sorcerer's Stone"

Posted by: sue
June 28, 2008, 10:56 PM

If you are looking to do a bit of reading this summer, have we got a deal for you. The US Hardcover Deluxe edition of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows from Scholastic is currently on sale this weekend in our Cauldron Shop, at a very low price of $13.00Continued...

Chamber of Chat

Come Celebrate the Chamber of Chat's Three Year Anniversary

Posted by: Edward
June 28, 2008, 03:30 AM

The Chamber of Chat, Leaky’s premiere interactive 3D chat world, is celebrating its third anniversary this Saturday. To mark this event, our Chamber of Chat staff has festivities of fun and good cheer on the schedule to celebrate this occasion. The event begins this Saturday atContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Followup: More on JK Rowling Honor from City of Edinburgh

Posted by: sue
June 28, 2008, 12:57 AM

Last August we reported that the city of Edinburgh, Scotland was seeking to honor J.K. Rowling for her contributions to literature. Tonight the Scotsman has more on this, as they report the Harry Potter author will be “immortalised in a Hollywood-style “walk of fame” inContinued...

Video Games

New Preview of "Half-Blood Prince" Wii Video Game

Posted by: sue
June 28, 2008, 12:18 AM

EA, the makers of the Harry Potter video games, recently gave a preview of the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince video game to, who now has a report online detailing their experience with the game on the Wii platform. The article states the demo they played two parts, oneContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling: A British National Treasure?

Posted by: sue
June 27, 2008, 11:50 PM

The Sunday Telegraph and the British Library have launched a new online contest to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the library’s opening at its new site in St Pancras, in London, England. Open to the public, they are seeking votes on who should be considered a National Treasure in various categoriesContinued...

Character Birthdays

A Celebration of the Life of Dobby the House Elf

Posted by: sue
June 27, 2008, 11:09 PM

The calendar on has been updated to extend birthday wishes to Dobby. A simple House Elf and small in size he might have been, but to many of us, Dobby made the biggest of sacrifices that still looms large in the hearts of many of us here at TLC. As such, we ask that you please joinContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Hindi Edition of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" Released

Posted by: Edward
June 27, 2008, 10:42 PM

Nearly a year after the publication of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” in the States and UK, the Hindi edition of the final installment in author J. K. Rowling’s series has been released. Starting on Friday, readers were able to purchase the book, which containsContinued...

Happy Birthday, Matt Lewis!

Posted by: Edward
June 27, 2008, 01:16 PM

Today actor Matt Lewis, who portrays the character of Neville Longbottom in the Harry Potter films, celebrates his nineteenth birthday. Many happy birthday wishes and returns, Matt! Cheers!

HP Cast

Cast Watch: Trailers for Emma Watson, Jason Isaacs New Movies and More

Posted by: sue
June 27, 2008, 12:30 AM

As we continue to wait for news on Half-Blood Prince, some of our favorite actors have been busy with other movie projects, and we have a few updates regarding those tonight.

First up: The new trailer for “The Tales of Despereaux,” an animated film featuring the voiceContinued...


PotterCast 157: No... Don't Even Ask

Posted by: Edward
June 26, 2008, 02:21 AM

The 157th edition of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, is now online with some fun Harry Potter related news, discussion, tomfoolery and so much more. First in the news, Sue brings us information on the latest numbers of online readers of the Harry Potter prequel, the series itself selling over 400 millionContinued...


Kate Mulgrew Joins Cast of "Equus" Starring Dan Radcliffe

Posted by: sue
June 26, 2008, 01:11 AM

A bit of theater news tonight as Playbill is reporting that actress Kate Mulgrew has joined the cast of “Equus” which will open on Broadway this fall, starring Dan Radcliffe and Richard Griffiths. Kate Mulgrew is no stranger to the stage, having appeared in such productions asContinued...

HBP Film

WB Airs New "Half-Blood Prince" Highlight Reel, New Harry Montage at Cinema Expo

Posted by: sue
June 26, 2008, 12:37 AM

Warner Bros has new promotional footage of the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince that is being unveiled at industry events. The Hollywood Reporter has a new article online saying a “brief montage of clips” was broadcast Cinema Expo 2008 inContinued...

Isaacs Interviews

Jason Isaacs Confirms Return as Lucius Malfoy for "Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: sue
June 25, 2008, 07:43 PM

Actor Jason Isaacs has given a new interview where he confirms again he will return as Death Eater Lucius Malfoy in the film version (s) of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Speaking to Coming, Jason says while he is uncertain when he is to begin filming (he thinksContinued...


Actor Dan Radcliffe, "GoF" Director Mike Newell Nominees on Hospital Club Hot List

Posted by: sue
June 25, 2008, 11:55 AM

Harry Potter actor Dan Radcliffe, “Goblet of Fire” director Mike Newell and Potter producer David Heyman are among those included on the hot list of nominees for The Hospital Club 100. Described as a “private social professional network for those workingContinued...

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