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Legal

Followup: Indian Court Rules Against WB in "Hari Puttar" Case

Posted by: sue
September 22, 2008, 02:06 PM

A followup today regarding Warner Brothers and a legal case they had brought, seeking to stop the release of a film from India called “Hari Puttar.” The BBC is reporting the High Court in Delhi, India has rejected the suit filed by WB, saying “Warner Bros could have broughtContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Tom Felton

Posted by: Edward
September 22, 2008, 12:26 PM

Happy Birthday wishes go out today to actor Tom Felton, who portrays the character of Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter films. Mr. Felton celebrates his 21st birthday today. Many happy returns, Tom! Cheers!

PotterCast

PotterCast 165: Terminus Part One

Posted by: Edward
September 22, 2008, 02:54 AM


Tonight we have for you the first of two weeks of PotterCast from Terminus, the Harry Potter conference that took place last month in Chicago, Illinois. The 165th episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast is now online with part one of the live recording from the conference. Sue’s News starts off theContinued...

HBP Film

Twenty-Five Minutes of "Half-Blood Prince" to be in 3D

Posted by: Edward
September 22, 2008, 12:12 AM

ComingSoon.net has an article online regarding the “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” film, reporting that approximately 25 minutes of the upcoming sixth movie will be shown in 3D. The site is reporting IMAX Corporation Co-Chairman and Co-CEO Rich Gelfond, told shareholdersContinued...

Radcliffe Interviews

NPR Interviews Richard Griffiths and Dan Radcliffe

Posted by: sue
September 21, 2008, 04:31 PM

We have a bit of a treat today as actors Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Richard Griffiths (Uncle Vernon) were guests today on NPR, where they discussed their roles in the Harry Potter films as well as working together in “Equus.” In this lovely new audio interview available hereContinued...

HBP Film

HBP Photos Galore:New Luna Lionhat, Sanguini the Vampire and More

Posted by: sue
September 21, 2008, 01:13 AM

German publisher Heye-Verlag has updated their website with photos from the new 2009 Harry Potter calendars, planners and more that reveal a whole host of new images from the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Online tonight are new photos of Luna wearing her lion hatContinued...

Radcliffe

Dan Radcliffe to be a Guest on "Inside the Actors Studio"

Posted by: sue
September 20, 2008, 05:39 PM

Actor Dan Radcliffe will be a guest on the new season of “Inside the Actors Studio.” This acclaimed program hosted by James Lipton will be recorded Monday, October 6th, at 7pm at Pace University in New York City. As this is a live on tape program, you will be required to stay the entireContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling Makes Large Donation to UK Labour Party

Posted by: sue
September 20, 2008, 11:59 AM

Scores of readers let us know that J.K. Rowling has donated £1million to the Labour Party in the UK. The BBC reports this very generous donation from the Harry Potter author was made because “she was motivated by Labour’s record on child poverty.” Jo, who hasContinued...

Watson

Emma Watson Featured In "Harper's Bazaar"

Posted by: sue
September 20, 2008, 12:36 AM

Emma Watson continues to enjoy her love of fashion, as the Hermione Granger actress is featured in the October edition of the US “Harper’s Bazaar” magazine. Thanks to our order partner EmmaWatson.net, via this link, you can see these simply beautiful photos, where Emma sports a variety ofContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling "Can't Imagine" Leaving Edinburgh

Posted by: sue
September 20, 2008, 12:35 AM

The Telegraph has a new photo of author J.K. Rowling with the Edinburgh Award, which was presented to the Harry Potter author tonight in Scotland. Reuters also has a few small photos of Jo at this event here. The Scotsman is reporting that Jo with her husband, Dr. Neil Murray, attended the gala dinnerContinued...

Wizarding World of Harry Potter: "Revealed in 2010"

Posted by: sue
September 19, 2008, 10:59 PM

As we reported several weeks ago, the FAQ on the official Wizarding World of Harry Potter website at Universal was updated to state an opening of “2010.” The front of the same site now reads ‘Harry Potter “Theme Park within a Theme Park” will be revealed in 2010-FansContinued...

TLC Interviews

TLC talks to David Heyman on HBP move, Deathly Hallows Scripts and more

Posted by: sue
September 19, 2008, 03:27 PM

Harry Potter film producer David Heyman has been conducting interviews in conjunction with the release of his newest film “The Boy in the Striped Pajamas” which stars actor David Thewlis (Remus Lupin). Along with many other Harry Potter fan sites, we here at theContinued...

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Hermione Granger

Posted by: Edward
September 18, 2008, 11:37 PM

The calendar on Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling’s website has been updated to mark the September 19th birthday of Hermione Granger. Many Happy Birthday wishes, Hermione. Cheers!

Watson

Emma Watson at London Fashion Week

Posted by: Edward
September 18, 2008, 11:11 PM

As London Fashion Week continues, actress Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) has been in attendance at a number of the events. A new set of images now available in our Image Galleries show the fashion forward actress in the audience at various fashion shows that took place today. As readers will remember, Emma andContinued...

J.K. Rowling

City of Edinburgh to Honor J.K. Rowling

Posted by: sue
September 18, 2008, 08:57 PM

Previously, we told you J.K. Rowling was to be honored with the Edinburgh Award, given by the city in Scotland where she resides. Update This event is now confirmed for tonight, Friday, September 19 in Edinburgh, with the The Herald reporting the following statement from JKR : “It is an absolute honourContinued...

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