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Tom Felton, Celebrity Adrenalin Junkie

Posted by: sue
September 24, 2008, 06:58 PM

Actor Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) will be the feature of an episode of UK television show “Jack Osbourne’s Celebrity Adrenalin Junkies.” The ITV program is a reality type show, where guests “go back to basics to embark on death-defying challenges around the globe. Adventures for thisContinued...


Robert Pattinson, Emma Watson and Dan Radcliffe are Hot!

Posted by: sue
September 24, 2008, 05:04 PM

AOL Moviefone has posted their latest list, this being “25 Under 25: Hollywood’s Hottest Stars.” Included on the list are Emma Watson (Hermione Granger), Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Robert Pattinson (Cedric Diggory). Remarks on each of the three are as follows:


Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone

Leaky Coverage of Cover-to-Cover Day

Posted by: Melissa
September 24, 2008, 03:09 PM

Leaky was on hand at yesterday’s cover-to-cover celebration of the 10-year-anniversary of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone; in addition to the many great photos sent to us by readers, we have now added a bunch of our own starting on this page in the gallery. Also, enjoy the following videoContinued...


(Updated)"What's Your Story" with HP Prequel Back in Stock

Posted by: sue
September 24, 2008, 03:08 PM

Previously we told you of the special prequel to the Harry Potter series written by J.K. Rowling for charity. This prequel was then published in a book called “What’s Your Story,” with the book rapidly selling out in the first days it was available. Thanks to TLC reader Roonwit,Continued...


Harry Potter Display at National Library of Medicine

Posted by: sue
September 24, 2008, 02:03 PM

The National Library of Medicine in Bethesda, MD is hosting a special Harry Potter display, called Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine. The NLM website says this exhibit “using materials from the National Library of Medicine, explores Harry Potter’sContinued...

HBP Film

(Updated) New UK Slim- Line HBP Calendar Scans

Posted by: sue
September 24, 2008, 12:42 PM

New scans from the 2009 UK Slim- Line Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince calendar are now online. While some of the photos we have seen before, these scans are much larger, and there are several new photos, including this one of Luna Lovegood. UPDATEYou can now see these scans, including ones of Snape, Hagrid,Continued...

Celebs on HP

Celebs Weigh In As Harry Potter Fans

Posted by: sue
September 24, 2008, 12:22 PM

MTV is continuing their week long series of articles on the world of Harry Potter, and now has a piece where famous personalities weigh in with their thoughts on the beloved books by J.K. Rowling. Harry Potter cast members Ralph Fiennes, Robert Pattinson, and Verne Troyer give their thoughts, as do a varietyContinued...

Harry Potter Bookend Recall

Posted by: Melissa
September 24, 2008, 11:17 AM

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Giftco, Inc. have issued a recall of a set of Harry Potter bookends, for containing levels of lead in their paint that violate the federal lead paint standard.

About 36,000 unites of the bookends exist; they include bookends molded to look like Harry, Hermione, HedwigContinued...


MTV Interviews Cheryl Klein

Posted by: sue
September 23, 2008, 08:45 PM

Cheryl Klein, Senior Editor, Arthur A. Levine Books, is the subject of a new interview with MTV regarding her work as continuity editor of the US editions of the Harry Potter series. In this piece, Cheryl discusses her job, which involves keeping “track of everything that happens in the series, to make sure thingsContinued...

Harry, A History

A History of Harry for MTV

Harry, A History
Posted by: sue
September 23, 2008, 05:55 PM

As readers will recall, TLC’s own webmistress Melissa Anelli is the author of a new book called “Harry, a History: The True Story of a Boy Wizard, His Fans, and Life Inside the Harry Potter Phenomenon,” which contains an interview and a foreward from Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling. This week, MTVContinued...

Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone

Harry Potter "Cover to Cover" Day Today

Posted by: sue
September 23, 2008, 10:19 AM

A reminder that the special Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Read-a-thon is taking place today at the Scholastic store in New York. “Cover to Cover” Day is due to begin shortly at 8am, where people will take turns reading from the tenth anniversary edition of the first Harry Potter novel,Continued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Scholastic to Release US Paperback Edition of "Deathly Hallows" July, 2009

Posted by: sue
September 22, 2008, 05:43 PM

Scholastic has issued a press release heralding the good news that they will be releasing the paperback edition of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” on July 7, 2009. The US publishers of the Harry Potter series note that this will see an nitial print run ofContinued...


MTV Talks WizardRockumentary

Posted by: sue
September 22, 2008, 03:53 PM

MTV has a new article online highlighting “The Wizard Rockumentary: A Movie About Rocking and Rowling.” The creation of Harry Potter fans and twin sisters Megan and Mallory Schuyler, the article notes the documentary is the result of two years of work by the sisters who “have been shooting, editingContinued...

Watson Interviews

Emma Watson to Focus on College Degree Post "Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: sue
September 22, 2008, 03:27 PM

Actress Emma Watson has given a new interview to The Telegraph, where she confirms earlier reports that she will be focusing on her education once filming is complete on the films of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Emma said “I would like to go to university and complete aContinued...


(Updated) High Res Photos from Filming of Rupert Grint's "Wild Target" Movie

Posted by: sue
September 22, 2008, 02:35 PM

As announced previously, actor Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) is currently filming his new movie “Wild Target” in London, England. Thanks to our Order Partner, who let us know about these great new high res photos they got from the filming with Rupert. YouContinued...

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