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Fans

HP Alliance Dumbledore's Army Meeting Live this Wednesday, Feb. 25

Posted by: Melissa
February 22, 2009, 11:16 PM

The second HP Alliance Dumbledore's Army meeting will be this Wednesday at 9 p.m., on UStream.

During the last meeting hundreds of Potter fans came together to talk about helping those less fortunate in Burma and Darfur. This time the call will focus on consumer culture: Paul DeGeorgeContinued...

Movies

Clip from "Half-Blood Prince" Airs at End of Oscars

Posted by: sue
February 22, 2009, 11:15 PM

As promised, a very brief clip from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince was broadcast tonight at the end of the Oscar awards. However, this was part of a montage segment of other films with no sound included, and most of the footage appeared to be taken from one of the earlier trailers.Continued...

Pattinson

Robert Pattinson Attends Oscar Awards, Introduces Special Montage on Romance

Posted by: sue
February 22, 2009, 08:40 PM

Actor Robert Pattinson is attending the Academy Awards tonight in Los Angeles. Earlier this week, rumors were rife Robert (Hufflepuff Great Cedric Diggory in GoF, Edward in Twilight) was due to present at the Oscars, and you can see early photos of Rob at the event, here via WireImage.
Update: Robert introducedContinued...

HP Cast

Broadbent, Staunton, Radcliffe, Coltrane, Biggerstaff and Wanamaker Doodle for Charity

Posted by: Edward
February 22, 2009, 06:56 PM

A number of actors from the Harry Potter films have donated original doodles for National Doodle Day 2009, a charitable event that benefits Epilepsy Action and the Neurofibromatosis Association.  This year, actors Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Imelda Staunton (Umbridge),Continued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Julie Walters

Posted by: Edward
February 22, 2009, 09:09 AM

Happy Birthday wishes go out to actress Julie Walters (Molly Weasley), who is celebrating her 59th birthday today.  Cheers to you, Julie!

Movies

MTV Half-Blood Prince Set Visit Footage Released Early

Posted by: sue
February 21, 2009, 07:44 AM

Well, this is a great way to start the day: footage from the MTV visit to the set of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is now online. As seen here via YouTube, interviews with actors Dan Radcliffe (Harry) and Rupert Grint  (Ron) are available, as well hearing comments from actressContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Alan Rickman

Posted by: Edward
February 21, 2009, 07:43 AM

Everyone, please join us as we raise a tall glass of Butterbeer in toast to actor Alan Rickman (Professor Severus Snape), who is celebrating his 63rd birthday today.  Three cheers for you, Alan, and many happy returns!

Charity

JK Rowling is Up to No Good... for a Good Reason

Posted by: sue
February 21, 2009, 07:43 AM

Today, we are happy to report that J.K. Rowling has been up to no good....for a good reason. The Harry Potter author paid a visit to a hospital in Edinburgh, Scotland, where she brought cheer in the form of unique graffiti on the walls of the unit. The Scotsman writes: "Ms Rowling, 43, daubed graffitiContinued...

Video Games

Extra "level of polish" on Half-Blood Prince Video Game

Posted by: Edward
February 20, 2009, 02:41 PM

There is a new interview online today from GamerVision.com with John Fenno, a Senior Product Manager from EA, about the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince video game.  In the interview, Mr. Fenno discusses the differences between this and the previous games, what gamers canContinued...

PotterCast

PotterCast 185: Never Been Kissed

Posted by: Edward
February 19, 2009, 05:15 PM

Episode 185 of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, is now online for your listening pleasure.  This week, Sue brings us the latest Harry Potter news including info about the first four Harry Potter films now available for download on iTunes, previews of the Half-Blood Prince film after the Oscars, actressContinued...

DH Film

First Look: Set for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Under Construction at Pinewood Studios

DH Film
Posted by: sue
February 19, 2009, 01:44 PM

Hang on everyone, as we have a bit of a treat for you today! With filming now underway on Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, today we have word of a set being built for using in HP7. TLC reader John was on a tour of Pinewood Studios in London, England, and wasContinued...

PotterCast

Live PotterCast Recording at 7pm EST, with Creator of the Claymation Deathly Hallows

Posted by: Melissa
February 19, 2009, 11:31 AM

Tonight's PotterCast recording will be live (and a half hour earlier than usual): Join us at 7pm Eastern for a very special show including an interview with Ryan Freerksen, the creator of the Claymation Deathly Hallows getting so much buzz among fans.

The showContinued...

HBP Film

MTV Reveals Two New Pics from Half-Blood Prince Sneak Peek

Posted by: sue
February 18, 2009, 04:58 PM

MTV has posted this article about their upcoming visit to the set of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince that includes two new photos of actress Emma Watson as Hermione, and Rupert Grint as Ron Weasley.  The first photo shows Emma receiving last minute costume fixes, as Emma sportsContinued...

DH Film

Filming Begins Tomorrow on Deathly Hallows for Emma Watson

DH Film
Posted by: sue
February 18, 2009, 04:10 PM

Thanks to her official website, we now know that actress Emma Watson will begin filming her role as Hermione Granger for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows tomorrow, Thursday, February 19, 2009.

The final novel in the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the DeathlyContinued...

HBP Film

Followup: MTV will air Half-Blood Prince Set Visit Footage This Saturday

Posted by: sue
February 17, 2009, 07:46 PM

A followup today regarding  new footage of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince that is due to air this weekend. MTV is now reporting that they will in fact be airing new footage of their visit to the set of HBP on Saturday, February 21st at 8pm (ET) as part of theirContinued...

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