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Variety: Ralph Fiennes to Begin Deathly Hallows Production "In the Fall"

DH Film
Posted by: sue
April 08, 2009, 08:19 PM

Another update tonight regarding the possible filming schedule for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, this regarding actor Ralph Fiennes. Variety reports tonight the actor, who is reportedly in advanced negotiations to appear in the remake of "Clash of the Titans," is tryingContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Statement from J.K. Rowling Regarding Resignation from MS Society Scotland

Posted by: sue
April 08, 2009, 06:11 PM

An update now regarding the story from earlier today, involving Harry Potter author J.K.Rowling and her resignation as Patron of MS Society Scotland, the charity she has long and very publicly supported on her website, in her many charitable contributions, and gala fund raisingContinued...


PotterCast 190: The Answer to Global Warming!

Posted by: Edward
April 08, 2009, 05:54 PM

The latest episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, has now been released and includes all your latest Harry Potter news, discussion, and fun.  Our 190th episode starts off with Sue's News, which goes into detail about Harry Potter artist Mary Grand Pre's charitable art donation, a recentContinued...


Actor Jamie Waylett Reportedly Arrested for Drug Possession in London

Posted by: sue
April 08, 2009, 05:45 PM

We have some troubling news to report tonight regarding one of the actors in the Harry Potter films. Stemming originally from a UK tabloid, world wide media have now carried the story that actor Jamie Waylett, who portrays actor Vincent Crabbe in the beloved film series, was arrestedContinued...

J.K. Rowling

JK Rowling Steps Down from MS Society Scotland?

Posted by: sue
April 08, 2009, 05:08 PM

There is a new report tonight stating J.K. Rowling has resigned her role as Patron of MS Society Scotland, an organization she has long supported. The Press Association is reporting tonight that JKR is stepping aside from her involvement in the charity due to internal conflicts, and has this quote from theContinued...


Now Officially Released: Trailer for "Cherrybomb" Starring Rupert Grint

Posted by: sue
April 07, 2009, 03:52 PM

O.K., let's try this again: Bearing remarkable similarity to the trailer that was released previously and removed over the weekend, you can now see the officially released trailer for Cherrybomb, the new film starring Rupert Grint, here via our Order partner WARNINGContinued...


Muggle Students Play Quidditch in Wales

Posted by: Edward
April 06, 2009, 04:08 PM

Students of the Ferndale Comprehensive School in Rhondda Cynon Taf, South Wales have the added benefit of a little magic to their physical education program with the inclusion of a muggle form of Quidditch into their sports activities.  The Guardian is reporting that a version of the game is being playedContinued...


There's No Business Like Snow Business for Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Florida

Posted by: sue
April 06, 2009, 12:49 PM

In perhaps a fun bit of Magic, or Muggle might at work, early concept art for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park is proving to become reality. The Orlando Sentinel reports today that just as we saw in this artwork for the Hogsmeade village portion ofContinued...


New Trailer for "Cherrybomb" Starring Rupert Grint (Updated)

Posted by: sue
April 05, 2009, 10:57 PM

Update: Thanks to Ivana and RupertGrint.US and Order Partner for emailing to let us know that the recent trailer for Cherrybomb starring Rupert Grint was a copy not meant for mainstream release, and has been removed.  Apparently the official one will be released shortly,Continued...


Join the "Fellowship" in Jo's Book Nook

Posted by: Edward
April 04, 2009, 03:15 PM

Jo's Book Nook, the home of our non-Harry Potter Book Club, has now opened the communal reading of the first novel in J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings trilogy: The Fellowship of the Ring.  Located in our Leaky Lounge forum, Jo's Book Nook offers all registered Lounge members the opportunity to joinContinued...

HBP Film

ITV to Air Documentary on Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Posted by: sue
April 04, 2009, 11:01 AM

As we (finally!) start to draw nearer to the release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, news is starting to trickle out of the things fans can expect as we draw closer to July. ITN presenter Ben Shepherd has revealed he has made his third behind the scenes feature on a HarryContinued...

Isaacs Interviews

Video: Jason Isaacs on Jonathan Ross

Posted by: sue
April 03, 2009, 10:29 PM

We now have the video of actor Jason Isaacs, who was a guest on tonight's Jonathan Ross show available here in our galleries. In this new interview which was broadcast on the BBC, Jason notes that his character of Lucius Malfoy gets a new look each film (he jokes this time around he will be based on Lady Gaga),Continued...


Composer Patrick Doyle Talks "Goblet of Fire" Score in New Interview

Posted by: Edward
April 03, 2009, 09:20 PM

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire film composer Patrick Doyle has given an interview to in which he briefly discusses his work on the fourth Harry Potter film.  Sitting down to talk about the upcoming concert highlighting the many film scores performed by the LondonContinued...


Bonnie Wright Attends Bolongaro Trevor & Pearl Lowe Event in London

Posted by: Edward
April 03, 2009, 08:52 PM

Actress Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley) made an appearance at the launch for the Bolongaro Trevor & Pearl Lowe Vintage Collection in London, England this past week.  Our Order Partner BonnieWrightOnline has images of Miss Wright at the event available via this link.

On a related note, MissContinued...


Emma Watson Designs Jacket for Charity, New Images from Vs Magazine

Posted by: Edward
April 03, 2009, 05:40 PM

There are two pieces of news today regarding Harry Potter actress Emma Watson (Hermione Granger).  Firstly, Miss Watson has donated a designed jacket for a charity auction in benefit of AIDS research held by the AFI Dallas International Film Festival.  The jacket, whichContinued...

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