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PotterCast

Live PotterCast AND HP Alliance Call Tomorrow Night

Posted by: Melissa
March 11, 2009, 11:40 AM

We have a double feature this week:

Tomorrow night at 7:30 pm, PotterCast will be live in the usual place, our Ustream channel. The show will feature Paul DeGeorge (Harry and the Potters) and Matt Maggiacomo (The Whomping Willows), who are currently heading the HPA "No New Stuff" Vlogging projectContinued...

Wizard Rock

Wizards and Muggles Still Rocking for Social Justice

Posted by: Melissa
March 11, 2009, 11:28 AM

In addition to the Wizard Rock EP Club 2009, there's another great wizard rock compilation available now whose proceeds go to benefit social change. Wizards and Muggles Rock for Social Justice 2 (album art by Dave Roman, seen in the thumbnail!) is now available on iTunes by clicking here.

TheContinued...

Watson

Emma Watson Photo Spread in Crash Magazine

Posted by: Edward
March 10, 2009, 06:39 PM

Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) is set to grace the cover of the newest issue of French fashion magazine Crash, which will also feature a photo spread of the young actress.  A number of images from the photo spread are now online care of our Image Galleries, and show the young actress modeling a varietyContinued...

DH Film

More Photos of Dan Radcliffe Filming for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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

Yesterday, we saw the first photo of Dan Radcliffe filming in his role for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Today, Oclumencia has obtained several more of that same event, which you can see here, that reveal different angles of Dan filming a forest scene. Of noteContinued...

DH Film

More on Casting of Dung Fletcher and Bill Weasley for Deathly Hallows

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Posted by: sue
March 10, 2009, 07:28 AM

A followup today regarding our two previous reports of possible casting for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Good News: As TLC first reported a few days ago, actor Andy Linden (photo here) has indeed been cast in the role of dodgy Order of the Phoenix member Mundungus Fletcher,Continued...

HBP Film

International Release Dates for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Posted by: sue
March 10, 2009, 07:16 AM

WB has officially posted the list of international release dates for the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. As seen here via the film's website, many countries such as France, Denmark, Italy, and Egypt will see the movie first on July 15th, with those of us hereContinued...

Books

J.K. Rowling's The Tales of Beedle the Bard on Shortlist for British Book Award

Posted by: sue
March 10, 2009, 07:08 AM

The Tales of Beedle the Bard written by Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling have been nominated this year at the Galaxy British Book Awards.  Beedle the Bard is on the shortlist for "Children's Book of the Year," along with a few others including: Breaking Dawn by StephenieContinued...

Books

Followup: First Editon Copy of Harry Potter and Sorcerer's Stone Sells at Record Price

Posted by: sue
March 10, 2009, 06:58 AM

A quick followup this morning regarding this story from last month involving an auction of a rare First Edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. Scores of you owled to let us know the auction was completed, with the book selling for a record $19,120.Continued...

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Remus Lupin

Posted by: Edward
March 09, 2009, 08:06 PM

As it is now March 10th in the UK, the calendar on Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling's website has been updated to mark the birthday of Marauder and Order of the Phoenix member Remus Lupin.  Happy Birthday, Moony.  Cheers to you. 

Fans

Wizarding World of Harry Potter Theme Park Update: More on Hagrid's Hut Construction

Posted by: sue
March 09, 2009, 02:46 PM

There are new photos online today of the ongoing construction at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park attraction at Universal Orlando, Florida. Thanks to this blogger, we can now see new photos of a newly completed exterior of Hagrid's Hut, as well as theContinued...

Video Games

Entire Track Listing, Music Now Online for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Video Game

Posted by: sue
March 09, 2009, 09:14 AM

As a follow to the article below, the entire track listing, and music previews are now available for the video game soundtrack of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Composed by James Hannigan, this game soundtrack for HBP will be available next weekContinued...

Video Games

Interview with Composer of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Video Game Soundtrack

Posted by: sue
March 09, 2009, 08:45 AM

Composer James Hannigan has given a new interview to the BBC, where he discusses his work on the music heard in the Harry Potter video games. At this link to the article, you can also preview the theme that will be heard in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood PrinceContinued...

DH Film

First Photo of Dan Radcliffe Filming for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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Posted by: sue
March 09, 2009, 08:30 AM

The first photo of actor Dan Radcliffe filming for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is now available. UK tabloid The Mirror is running a photo (in print only at the moment) of Dan as Harry Potter, with the article noting "the mist thickens around wand-wielding DanielContinued...

Happy Birthday, Doris!

Posted by: Melissa
March 09, 2009, 05:07 AM

Today we celebrate the birthday of our own Doris Herrmann, Leakys project coordinator and someone who keeps a lot more than the trains running on time around here. We hope you'll join us in wishing this very young-at-heart lady a very happy day, and say thanks for all the often invisible, often thankless, work she does makingContinued...

DH Film

Dung Gone It! More Rumblings on Deathly Hallows Casting for a Smelly, Sneaky Thief

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Posted by: sue
March 08, 2009, 05:57 PM

Dung gone it, we have more rumors today regarding a possible casting for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Word has it that the part of dodgy Order of the Phoenix member Mundungus Fletcher (who is,in the words of Snape, a 'smelly sneak thief') will be portrayedContinued...

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