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Isaacs

Charity Auction for Jason Isaacs Malfoy Manor Photo Now Underway

Posted by: sue
November 29, 2008, 08:52 PM

There is a new charity auction underway tonight, for an autographed photo of actor Jason Isaacs. The auction is for a photo taken of the actor in his role in the Harry Potter films as Lucius Malfoy, showing the actor lounging at Malfoy Manor in high style, sitting by the fireContinued...

Books

Tales of Beedle the Bard Pre-Orders "Shipping Soon"

Posted by: sue
November 29, 2008, 07:23 PM

With just four days left until the release of the new book by Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling, fans (including this editor) who have pre-ordered their copies of The Tales of Beedle the Bard have started seeing their order status set to "shipping soon" or "dispatching soon." Very exciting businessContinued...

Wizard Rock

Jingle Spells 2: More than 60 percent gone!

Posted by: Melissa
November 29, 2008, 11:34 AM

Jingle Spells 2, the item being sold in our seventh annual Get A Clue chairty drive, is MORE THAN SIXTY PERCENT SOLD OUT. That means of the 1800 hard copies we are selling, about 1100 are gone. More than 1000 were gone in the first three days. So, if you want the hard copy of this album, you need to actContinued...

Radcliffe Interviews

Dan Radcliffe on "Deathly Hallows" film, "Equus" Run, and More in New Interviews

Posted by: Edward
November 28, 2008, 11:18 PM

There are two new clips online this evening thanks to DanRadcliffe.com from cable network E! programming that feature actor Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) discussing a number of subjects, including his role in the play Equus, the upcoming filming for Harry Potter and theContinued...

DH Film

Report: Sirius Black's Motorcycle, Dumbledore's Deluminator Prop to be used in "Deathly Hallows" Filming

DH Film
Posted by: sue
November 28, 2008, 10:03 PM

We have a bit of a fun report tonight regarding some of the props from the Harry Potter films that are currently on display at the Warner Bros Studio tour in Burbank, California. Longtime TLC reader and contributor Pinkmoosely emailed to say he recentlyContinued...

Watson

Emma Watson to Guest on UK Show "Blue Peter"

Posted by: sue
November 28, 2008, 08:50 PM

Thanks to our Order Partner EmmaWatson.net for the news that actress Emma Watson will be a guest this week on the popular UK BBC children's program "Blue Peter." Emma is scheduled to be appearing on this program Wednesday, December 3. If anyone can capture video, please send this in!

On a related note,Continued...

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Bill Weasley!

Posted by: Edward
November 28, 2008, 06:58 PM

The calendar on Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling's website has been updated to mark the November 29th birthday of the eldest Weasley son, Bill.  Here's to you!  Cheers Bill!

Filmmaker Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Alfonso Cuarón

Posted by: Edward
November 28, 2008, 01:41 PM

Happy Birthday wishes go out to Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban director Alfonso Cuarón, who is celebrating his 47th birthday today.  Many happy returns, Alfonso.  Cheers!

Holidays

Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted by: Melissa
November 27, 2008, 03:46 PM

Gobble gobble, everyone! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving day no matter where you are in the world. Today we are grateful to you, this excellent community that comes together to do amazing things - like aid Darfur and literacy. To show our gratitude, John is going to share his famous recipe for a delicious post-feast ThanksgivingContinued...

Contests

Contest to Win Signed Copy of "Beedle the Bard" Collector's Edition from Amazon France

Posted by: Edward
November 25, 2008, 11:42 AM

As the publication of The Tales of Beedle the Bard by Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling nears, Amazon France has launched a contest for French residents to win a signed Collector's Edition of the book.  To enter, residents must correctly answer five HarryContinued...

PotterCast

PotterCast 174: Ballious Repello

Posted by: Edward
November 25, 2008, 01:29 AM

The 174th episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast is here for you today, ready to give you your super high-energy Harry Potter fix.  In the news this week, we have for you information on a new picture of Ginny Weasley from the Half-Blood Prince film, location scouting for Deathly Hallows, the callContinued...

HBP Film

ABC Family to Show HBP Exclusives During "Goblet" World Premiere

Posted by: Melissa
November 24, 2008, 01:57 PM

During the weekend of December 5 through 7, as ABC Family debuts Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire on television, the channel will also reveal several never-before-seen clips, behind-the-scenes footage and cast/crew interviews of Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince.

Over threeContinued...

Wizard Rock

Get A Clue 7: Jingle Spells 2! ON SALE NOW!

Posted by: Melissa
November 23, 2008, 08:46 PM

It is our seventh Get a Clue fundraiser, and it is our best yet. Last year, for the holiday season, Leaky, in cooperation with 14 wizard rock bands, produced a charity compilation CD that raised more than $35,000 for literacy. So we are doing it again.

Presenting Jingle Spells 2, a bigger, better, more festive, moreContinued...

Radcliffe Interviews

Clips of Dan Radcliffe's "Inside the Actors Studio" Appearance (Updated)

Posted by: Edward
November 23, 2008, 08:11 PM

As TLC reported previously, actor Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) was a guest on the acclaimed Bravo program Inside the Actors Studio for their new season.  While the entirety of Mr. Radcliffe's interview will premiere on December 1st, a number of short clips from the interview areContinued...

Contests

UK Amazon Contest for Ten Signed Copies of "Beedle the Bard" Collector's Edition

Posted by: sue
November 23, 2008, 08:38 AM

Another contest has now opened to win a signed Collector's Edition copy of The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling, this one from Amazon Great Britain. Residents of the UK who pre-order, or already have pre-ordered, the special Collector's Edition of the new bookContinued...

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