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Happy Birthday John Dawlish!

Posted by: Melissa
September 07, 2008, 04:10 AM

The real-life John Dawlish, that is! John Dawlish Noe is celebrating his birthday today, and as such we hope you’ll join us in wishing him a ton of cake, burritos, and many other unhealthy things. And while we’re at it, let’s throw in the healthy things, too, like friends and fun. While only those whoContinued...

HBP Film

Detailed Report From "Half-Blood Prince" Test Screening

Posted by: sue
September 07, 2008, 03:29 AM

Thanks much to TLC reader Rachezee, we now have a detailed report from tonight’s test screening of “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.” As mentioned previously, there are details regarding Harry and Ginny’s kiss, as well as new descriptions of Slughorn’s memoryContinued...

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Test Screening of "Half-Blood Prince" Held Tonight in Chicago

Posted by: sue
September 07, 2008, 01:43 AM

Well, WB might have delayed the release of “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” until July of next year, but the promised test screenings of the movie are taking place this month as announced previously by director David Yates. Tonight, one such test screening was heldContinued...

Actor Interviews

New Teen Magazine Interview with the Trio, Image of Harry at the Burrow, and More

Posted by: Edward
September 07, 2008, 01:28 AM

Rupert Grint fan site, IceCreamMan, has scans from a new issue of Teen Magazine which features a brief interviews with actors Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) and Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) about working on the “Harry Potter and theContinued...


"Equus" Begins Previews on Broadway

Posted by: sue
September 06, 2008, 12:45 PM

Previews of the play “Equus” starring actors Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Richard Griffiths (Uncle Vernon) began last night in New York, with the production to formally open on Broadway September 25. As a reminder and recap for those who are unfamiliar with this play by Peter Shaffer, Playbill.comContinued...

HBP Film

Snapes on a Plane

Posted by: sue
September 06, 2008, 11:54 AM

There is a fun and lighthearted new interview online today here via YouTube with actor Alec Hopkins, where he discusses his role as the Young Severus Snape in the Harry Potter films. Confirming he will appear in two scenes in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince for a few seconds (one in a ‘moving painting’),Continued...


Rupert Grint Cast in "Wild Target"

Posted by: Edward
September 05, 2008, 07:32 PM

Actor Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) has been cast in a new film entitled “Wild Target” which will also star actor Bill Nighy and Harry Potter co-star Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange). Our Order partner is reporting today the comedy/drama is based on the 1993 French film calledContinued...


Tom Felton to Play for Soccer Aid 2008 Charity Game on Sunday

Posted by: Edward
September 05, 2008, 06:46 PM

Actor Tom Felton, who portrays the character of Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter films, will be participating in Soccer Aid 2008, a charitable sporting event in support of UNICEF on September 7th. Soccer Aid 2008 will take place at Wembley Stadium in London, England and feature a soccerContinued...


David Thewlis Attends Premiere of "Boy in the Striped Pajamas" in Dublin

Posted by: sue
September 05, 2008, 03:46 AM

Actor David Thewlis (Remus Lupin) attended the premiere of his new film “The Boy in the Striped Pajamas” tonight in Dublin, Ireland. You can see new photos of the actor at this event here via Film Magic. “The Boy in the Striped Pajamas” is based on theContinued...


Winners of Deathly Hallows Sorting Hat Song Contest Now Online

Posted by: Edward
September 04, 2008, 03:19 AM

Last month we first brought you our latest Leaky contest, the Deathly Hallows Sorting Hat Song Contest. With this contest we had you put fingers to keys and create a song you think the famed Sorting Hat would sing either at Harry’s seventh year at Hogwarts, the year following theContinued...

HBP Film

Quidditch Ron, Tonks, Burrow Attack and More in UK Calendar Scans

Posted by: sue
September 03, 2008, 03:05 PM

The images keep pouring in, as scans from the UK 2009 “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” are now online courtesy of our Order Partner Rupert In the large scans you can see another shot of Qudditch Ron in action here, as well as a nice scan of Lavender Brown.Continued...


Wizarding World of Harry Potter Theme Park Construction Photos

Posted by: Edward
September 02, 2008, 08:16 PM

An update on the construction of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction at Universal Orlando comes today via IOACentral, who has a batch of new images online revealing what looks to be one of the Hogsmeade Shops. The report notes these photos were taken “at a warehouseContinued...

Radcliffe Interviews

Actor Dan Radcliffe Featured in October Issue of "Details" Magazine

Posted by: sue
September 02, 2008, 02:43 PM

The October issue of Details magazine will contain a new feature on actor Dan Radcliffe. The magazine, who sent us the new cover photo of Dan, which you can see here in our image galleries, also has the article online. In the new piece, which you can read via this link, Dan discussesContinued...


September Harry Potter Decor Contest Now Online

Posted by: Edward
September 02, 2008, 04:12 AM

Just in time for this new month, our September contest is here and ready to be announced. Many of us have dreamed of having our very own Harry Potter room in our home. Now is your opportunity to make that dream a reality with our newest contest, the Harry Potter Themed Decor Contest, which asks youContinued...

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New Scans from 2009 HBP Calendar Include Attack on Burrow

Posted by: sue
September 01, 2008, 10:36 PM

New photos from the 2009 “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” calendar surfaced online today, and include this new look at the attack on the Burrow. The scene, which has been confirmed previously by the producers of the film, shows Arthur Weasley (Mark Williams), Remus LupinContinued...

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