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LeakyCon: 10 Harry Potter Signed Books Preview

Posted by: Melissa
April 29, 2009, 02:19 PM

LeakyCon 2009 is around the corner, so here is a sneak preview of that special one-of-a-kind collection of Harry Potter books, donated by Scholastic and signed by J.K. Rowling, that one lucky LeakyCon registrant will win. Here are some pics (you can see them all in our galleries (they are heavily watermarkedContinued...

Movies

Video, ScreenCaps of USA Today Preview for Harry Potter, the Exhibit

Posted by: sue
April 29, 2009, 10:35 AM

USA Today has a wonderful new video preview online of Harry Potter, the Exhibit which is due to open later this week at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Update: Video now available here in our galleries, and screencaps here of this preview that gives us a quick overviewContinued...

HBP Film

Emma Watson on "Mean Girl" Lavender Brown for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Posted by: sue
April 29, 2009, 09:51 AM

They say the path to true love is never an easy one, as evident in the case of Ron and Hermione in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Actress Emma Watson weighs in on this fact, as she describes in a new interview with Wizard Universe, the actions of the character of "mean girl" Lavender Brown (played in the film by JessieContinued...

HBP Film

I See Sea Shells on Shell Cottage (Updated)

Posted by: sue
April 28, 2009, 05:46 PM

As a follow now to the first photos TLC first brought you several days ago of Shell Cottage currently under construction for use in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, two new photos are now online. The public group for the Pembroke area of Wales on Flickr now has two new photos of the ongoing work, includingContinued...

Radcliffe

"Paranoia" Core of Half-Blood Prince Story Says Dan Radcliffe

Posted by: sue
April 28, 2009, 04:37 PM

Wizard Universe has posted a new interview with actor Dan Radcliffe, who weighs in on the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. In the article, Dan address the question of what he feels is at the core of the upcoming sixth Harry Potter movie:

"Paranoia. There's a very strongContinued...

Art

Danish Harry Potter Cover Art Up for Action

Posted by: sue
April 28, 2009, 01:38 PM

The seven original cover art work pieces of the Danish editions of the Harry Potter novels are now up for auction. As seen here, work done by artist Per Jørgensen, is up for auction starting this week and running until May 11th. The article on the auction gives some background and insight on how theContinued...

Books

UK Children's Laureates Create List of Best Books for Children

Posted by: sue
April 28, 2009, 01:16 PM

The UK Children's Laureates have compiled a list of best books for children for UK book seller Waterstones. The press is making much ado over the fact that the list does not contain any of the Harry Potter novels written by author J.K. Rowling, however as the BBC points out that justContinued...

DH Film

Deathly Hallows Cast Watch: John Hurts Talks Ollivander, Legano Returns as Greyback More

DH Film
Posted by: sue
April 28, 2009, 12:58 PM

John Hurt is currently in New York for the Tribeca Film Festival, and thanks to AMC, there is a new  interview online with the actor at the festival regarding his return as Mr. Ollivander in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. As readersContinued...

Radcliffe

Actor Dan Radcliffe Nominated for Drama Desk Award for "Equus"

Posted by: sue
April 27, 2009, 11:14 AM

Congratulations are in order today for actor Dan Radcliffe as  he was nominated for a prestigious Drama Desk award. Dan was recognized this morning in the category of  "Outstanding Actor in a Play" for his performance in the Broadway production of Equus.  The play wasContinued...

Movies

New Details from Harry Potter, the Exhibit

Posted by: sue
April 27, 2009, 10:52 AM

Previews are now underway for Harry Potter, the Exhibit at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry. Following on our reports from over the weekend, TLC reader Michael was able to get an early tour yesterday, and sent in some new delightful details of the props and set pieces used in the Harry PotterContinued...

Lewis

Matt Lewis to Film Scenes for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in October

Posted by: sue
April 27, 2009, 10:06 AM

Over the weekend, actor Matt Lewis took part in the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo in Canada.  TLC reader and PotterCast listener Kevin emailed to say that while there, Matt spoke about his role as Neville Longbottom in the Harry Potter films, noting thatContinued...

Movies

BAFTA TV Award Roundup

Posted by: sue
April 27, 2009, 09:46 AM

Previously we told you several  members of the Harry Potter world and films had been nominated at the British Academy of Film and Television Awards for their work in other projects. Now in our galleries we have many photos and video interviews from the awards, which took place last night in London, England. Among thoseContinued...

LeakyCon

LeakyCon 2009 Keynote: Editors and Authors Discussion with Cheryl Klein and John Green

Posted by: Melissa
April 26, 2009, 02:25 PM

The third keynote for LeakyCon 2009 (registration here) completes our program in every way: The first keynote we announced (Nosh with Nerdfighters) is all about Harry Potter and community; the second (Q&A with Michael Goldenberg) shines a spotlight on theContinued...

Movies

Australian Fans to See Theatrical Re-Release of Harry Potter Films Before Half-Blood Prince

Posted by: sue
April 26, 2009, 10:31 AM

Fans in Australia will be able to watch all the Harry Potter films on the big screen again as part of the build up to the release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Longtime TLC reader Donna let us know that starting June 11, Hoyts movie theatersContinued...

Movies

JK Rowling to Attend Harry Potter, the Exhibit?

Posted by: sue
April 26, 2009, 07:38 AM

Following on our report from last night, previews begin today for Harry Potter, the Exhibit. NWI is giving a few new details on the event, and noted that Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling reviewed the plans for the massive exhibit, which features over 200 props and sets seen in the Harry Potter films.Continued...

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