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"Order of the Phoenix" Film Now Available on UK iTunes

Posted by: sue
June 05, 2008, 05:06 PM

Yesterday it was announced that many films would become available for rental and purchase via the UK edition of iTunes. Today, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is now available for residents of the UK via this link to UK iTunes. As previously reported, the fifth Harry Potter film hasContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling to Receive Honorary Degree at Harvard Today

Posted by: sue
June 05, 2008, 11:07 AM

As noted previously, J.K. Rowling will be giving the commencement address at Harvard University today at 2:30pm (EST). The Harvard Crimson has a preview of the event, and notes that the Harry Potter author will also be receiving an honorary degree today. The paper, which also has a new photoContinued...

Happy Birthday, Draco Malfoy!

Posted by: Edward
June 04, 2008, 10:55 PM

The calendar on Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling’s website has been updated to mark the June 5th birthday of one Draco Malfoy. Happy Birthday, Draco!

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Winners of Salute to the Fallen Heroes Contest Announced

Posted by: Edward
June 04, 2008, 03:23 PM

All the entries have been received in last month’s Salute to Fallen Hero Contest and the winners have been chosen. In this contest, we asked you to write a eulogy of up to 50 words about the Harry Potter character of your choice. After judging the many wonderful entries, our Contest CrewContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Watch J.K. Rowling Harvard Commencement Speech Live Thursday

Posted by: sue
June 03, 2008, 08:10 PM

As previously announced J.K. Rowling will be giving the commencement address at Harvard University, Thursday June 5. While tickets to the event were limited, fans everywhere will be able to watch this event live via this link, with the text and video reposted immediately following on thisContinued...

McCrory Interviews

Helen McCrory: Narcissa Malfoy is a "Baddie with a Heart"

Posted by: Edward
June 03, 2008, 03:46 AM

Actress Helen McCrory was a guest on the BBC Radio 4 program “Woman’s Hour” during which she spoke of her upcoming role as Narcissa Malfoy in the “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” film. Appearing on the show to discuss her current role in an Ibsen play nowContinued...

Radcliffe

Radcliffe and Griffiths to Present at 2008 Tony Awards

Posted by: Edward
June 02, 2008, 07:27 PM

Playbill.com is reporting today, actors Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Richard Griffiths (Uncle Vernon) are among those scheduled to be presenters at the upcoming 62nd Annual Tony Awards. This first list of presenters includes Radcliffe and Griffiths along other actors such as Kristin Chenoweth,Continued...

PotterCast

PotterCast 154: 800 Words!

Posted by: Edward
June 02, 2008, 02:51 AM


Tonight we have for you the 154th episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, online for your listening pleasure. The entire quartet is back this week and poised to discuss the big news of a Harry Potter prequel written by J. K. Rowling being auctioned on June 11th. Sue brings us the latest news on this auction, whatContinued...

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Riddle Me This With New Two-Part Leaky Contest

Posted by: Edward
June 02, 2008, 12:23 AM

Our Leaky Contest Crew has launched a new two-part contest which will span the months of June and July. This contest will stretch your mind and test your wits as we ask for Harry Potter related riddles for you to solve. Part One begins today with a call for riddles which relate to a person, place orContinued...

HBP Film

New Snape, Draco, Trio Photos from Half-Blood Prince

Posted by: sue
June 01, 2008, 02:55 PM

At the request of Warner Bros. these images have been removed.

HBP Film

Rumor Alert: Another New Photo of Harry from "Half-Blood Prince" Now Online

Posted by: sue
June 01, 2008, 11:59 AM

The curious series of new photos supposedly from the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince continues as yet another new photo has now emerged online. This photo shows Harry (Dan Radcliffe) sitting in a hallway or a room somewhere, looking somber and reflective. AsContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling Hosts Charity Ball, Donates Prize of Wizard Portrait at Theme Park

Posted by: sue
June 01, 2008, 11:40 AM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling hosted a special charity ball last night in Scotland to benefit the MS Society Scotland. The Sunday Mail reports that this gala ball, which was held at the Harburn House, West Lothian, included music and dance, and an auction for a specialContinued...

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