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Oscar Telecast to Include Brief Clip of "Half-Blood Prince"

Posted by: sue
February 11, 2009, 02:28 PM

The New York Times is reporting today that a brief clip from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince will be shown at the end of the Oscar telecast on February 22nd. This comes as producers of the Academy Awards program asked various studios to provide scenes and clips from upcoming moviesContinued...


PotterCast 184: Oh, MyLeaky

Posted by: Edward
February 11, 2009, 02:06 PM

The latest episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, is now online with our 184th edition of Harry Potter news, discussion, and more. Sue's News kicks off the show with information on an interview with Matt Lewis (Neville Longbottom), the end of Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Richard Griffith's (Uncle Vernon)Continued...


A Kiss from Bellatrix...and Lucius, and Professor Slughorn too!

Posted by: sue
February 11, 2009, 10:09 AM

Kiss Kiss, win a kiss from Bellatrix...well of sorts! Several actors from the Harry Potter films have donated their kisses for a charity auction. MediCinema is holding their Healed with a Kiss auction, which will be held in London sometime in April. The collection features lip printsContinued...


Patrick Doyle Talks Mike Newell and "Goblet of Fire" (Updated)

Posted by: sue
February 11, 2009, 09:09 AM

Last week we told you acclaimed Scottish composer Patrick Doyle (Henry V, Gosford Park) would be here in the US to hold a special screening of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire at Syracuse University in New York.  The Daily Orange has a report online of the event, where Patrick Doyle discussedContinued...

Video Games

Weasley Twins Not Included in "Half-Blood Prince" Video Game

Posted by: sue
February 11, 2009, 08:44 AM

The characters of Fred and George Weasley are apparently not included in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince video game. In a new interview, actors James and Oliver Phelps say they were not asked to record their voices as the characters they portray in the Harry PotterContinued...

HP Cast

Videos Now Available of Emma Watson, Brendan Gleeson, Jason Isaacs at BAFTAs

Posted by: sue
February 11, 2009, 08:43 AM

Quick update to say we now have video available for viewing and download of several of the actors at the recent BAFTA ceremony held over the weekend in London, England. Video now in our galleries include this of Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy) and this of Emma Watson (HermioneContinued...


We Are Wizards, First Four Harry Potter Movies Now Available on US iTunes

Posted by: sue
February 10, 2009, 11:45 AM

Calling all iPod fans! The first four Harry Potter film are now available for purchase via the US iTunes store. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, and Harry Potter and the Goblet of FireContinued...

HBP Film

High Res Editions of Half-Blood Prince Teaser Posters

Posted by: sue
February 10, 2009, 11:11 AM

In case you missed it when they were released last week, WB has now sent us lovely high resolution editions of the new teaser posters for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. These are the US edition, as they show the url for the US Harry Potter site and also contain the "PG" film ratingContinued...


Rupert Grint Talks Deathly Hallows, First Footage from Cherrybomb Now Online

Posted by: sue
February 10, 2009, 09:01 AM

At the premiere of his new movie, "Cherrybomb," actor Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) took part in several new interviews, one with our Order partner Rupert which you can listen to via this link. Also, SpiegelTV has a new video interview with Rupert now online, thatContinued...


Emma Watson, Rupert Grint Talk Snogging for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Posted by: sue
February 10, 2009, 09:01 AM

While at the BAFTAs over the weekend in London, England, actress Emma Watson made some new remarks on the upcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The Telegraph reports that Emma is a bit anxious about her first screen kiss as Hermione Granger, especially whenContinued...


Dan Radcliffe and Richard Griffiths End Broadway Run of "Equus"

Posted by: sue
February 08, 2009, 02:42 PM

Today at 3pm actors Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Richard Griffiths (Uncle Vernon) will give their final performance in the Broadway production of Equus. As notes "when it closes, the acclaimed revival will have played 21 previews and 156 regular performances. PreviewsContinued...


Rupert Grint Attends Premiere of his new film "Cherrybomb" in Berlin

Posted by: sue
February 08, 2009, 02:13 PM

Actor Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) attended the world premiere of his new film "Cherrybomb" today at the Berlin Film Festival in Germany. Thanks to our Order partner Rupert you can listen to a Question and Answer session with Rupert at this event, as well as see new photosContinued...


Emma Watson Attends BAFTAs (Updated), Jason Isaacs Presents

Posted by: sue
February 08, 2009, 02:05 PM

In what is a busy weekend for the trio, we have a series of news posts on these events, starting first with Emma Watson.  Update: As reported, the Hermione Granger actress is indeed at the BAFTAs tonight and you can see the first photos of her at this event via this link.
Update 2: Actor Jason Isaacs wasContinued...


Winners of Question and Answer Contest Announced

Posted by: Edward
February 08, 2009, 01:07 PM

Last month, we asked you to give us a story that answers a question about something we don't know about the world of Harry Potter for our latest contest.  You delivered, and gave us a multitude of enchanting stories answering your own most pressing unanswered question.  We have for youContinued...

Crew Birthdays

Happy Birthday, John Williams

Posted by: Edward
February 08, 2009, 12:26 PM

Today is the 77th birthday of noted composer John Williams, who has worked on the Harry Potter films.  Please join us in wishing Mr. Williams a happy day.  Cheers!

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