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Dan Radcliffe to Guest on NBC's Today Show Monday, November 10

Posted by: sue
November 08, 2008, 12:25 PM

Actor Dan Radcliffe will be a guest on NBC's The Today Show this Monday, November 10. According to Playbill the Harry Potter actor, who is currently starring on Broadway in the production of Equus, "will sit down for a chat with host Ann Curry. The live interview is scheduled to airContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Chris Rankin

Posted by: Edward
November 08, 2008, 11:49 AM

Everyone please join us at TLC in wishing a very happy birthday to actor Chris Rankin.  Mr. Rankin, who portrays the character of Percy Weasley in the Harry Potter films, celebrates his 25th birthday today.  Cheers, Chris!

HBP Film

New Image of Vanishing Cabinet from HBP Film Online

Posted by: Edward
November 07, 2008, 05:30 PM

An image appeared online today giving us a new look at the Vanishing Cabinet from the upcoming "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" film.  Available for viewing via this link, the image appears to be from a French edition of the Harry Potter Clue board game.

Thanks to UHP.

Thewlis Interviews

David Thewlis Talks Harry Potter Films in New Interview

Posted by: Edward
November 07, 2008, 05:21 PM

Actor David Thewlis (Remus Lupin) sat down with TV station KTLA in Los Angeles, California to discuss his upcoming film "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas" and spoke briefly about the Harry Potter films.  While not much new information was given in the interview, video of which can be viewedContinued...


Rob Pattinson on the Cover of "Entertainment Weekly"

Posted by: sue
November 06, 2008, 05:47 PM

Attention Twilight fans! Be sure to check out the new edition of "Entertainment Weekly" due out tomorrow, which will feature three different covers. One just released, seen here on the EW website, sports a face well known to us here in the Harry Potter world: actor Robert Pattinson (HufflepuffContinued...


Edinburgh Evening News Begins "Beedle the Bard" Contest

Posted by: sue
November 06, 2008, 04:40 PM

Previously we told you that there were to be several contests held to win the chance to attend the special tea party held by J.K. Rowling for the release of The Tales of Beedle the Bard next month. One such contest is from The Edinburgh Evening News, which launched this event last night. TheirContinued...


Emma Watson Updates Blog with "Deathly Hallows" Mention

Posted by: sue
November 05, 2008, 10:26 PM

A quick update tonight as actress Emma Watson has updated her official blog with news that she is doing some prep work for her next appearance in her role as Hermione Granger. Writing that she is trying to apply to universities, she is doing lots of reading, but notes "I keep getting distractedContinued...

Harry, A History

USA Today Features "Harry, A History" by Melissa Anelli

Harry, A History
Posted by: sue
November 04, 2008, 10:57 PM

Today,  Harry, A History, the new book about the Harry Potter phenomenon written by TLC webmistress Melissa Anelli, has officially been released. As such, the USA Today newspaper takes a closer look at the book, with an article that also contains new comments from Melissa who says thatContinued...

Felton Interviews

Tom Felton On Draco in "Half-Blood Prince" and "Deathly Hallows" Films

Posted by: Edward
November 04, 2008, 01:33 PM

The third part of an interview with Harry Potter actor Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) is now online from our friends at  In this interview, Mr. Felton discusses more about his character in the films, as well as his experience while filming of the sixth film, "HarryContinued...


Leaky Cauldron's November Event Round Up

Posted by: Edward
November 04, 2008, 12:53 PM

As it is now a new month, we have a host of new activities going on all over The Leaky Cauldron.  We have today the opening of two new book clubs, a communal holiday crafting event, and a brand new contest to bring you.

First up, our Harry Potter Book Club has started to read the sixth book in authorContinued...


Wizard Rock the Vote!

Posted by: Melissa
November 04, 2008, 04:35 AM

Today is Election Day in the US, and we'd like to remind you, along with The HP Alliance, to Wizard Rock the VOTE! Get out there and vote, no matter who you are voting for. It matters in and outside America, and it will affect the course of the world.

Here are a couple of links to help:

Google makes it easy to find your pollingContinued...

Harry, A History

Harry, A History Updates: NYC Signing, Election Day, Spoiler Talk from Jo and More!

Harry, A History
Posted by: Melissa
November 02, 2008, 11:37 AM

Hi all! Harry, A  History comes out officially in two days and so far the reaction has been touching. Thank you! Some announcements:

First, I will have my first-ever booksigning at the Borders in Columbus Circle, Manhattan, this coming Wednesday at 7 p.m. I hopeContinued...

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