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New Interview with Jessie Cave on Love, Lavender and Snogging Ron Weasley

Posted by: sue
June 23, 2009, 01:57 PM

The HeroComplex Blog in the LA Times featuring new daily reports on Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince has been updated today with a new interview of actress Jessie Cave. The young actress discusses her role as Lavender Brown, and the relationship her character has withContinued...

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Watch the Premiere of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince LIVE from London July 7

Posted by: sue
June 23, 2009, 01:06 PM

Calling all Harry Potter fans! We've just gotten a bit of exciting news as plans are underway to let fans watch the London premiere of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince LIVE in Leicester Square, London, England on July 7th starting at 1pm (6pm GMT). The premiereContinued...

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Weasleys Wheezes Scene Airs on CBBC Blue Peter Program

Posted by: sue
June 23, 2009, 12:17 PM

A new scene from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince was just broadcast today on CBBC Blue Peter program where James and Oliver Phelps were the guests. Reader Tony writes of what was shown:

Just seen Blue Peter where they showed a brief clip of Ron, Hermione, and Harry in the Weasley jokeContinued...

Felton

Tom Felton in the News: Articles in Readers Digest, Boys Life, TV Appearance and More!

Posted by: sue
June 23, 2009, 12:09 PM

The publicity machine is in high gear for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, with actor Tom Felton the source of some recent interviews and appearances.

First longtime TLC reader Rotfang owled to let us know there is a new interview with Tom in the July IssueContinued...

Movies

MSN Asks "Has Harry Potter Lost the Magic?"

Posted by: sue
June 23, 2009, 09:24 AM

The MSN Mom & Pop Culture Blog for Family Entertainment has an opinion piece today based on the question " 'Has Harry Potter Lost His Magic?.' " The article starts by mentioning the huge interest and media attention paid to the Twilight series, then discusses the delay of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, wondering if this wouldContinued...

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New Video: The Making of Quidditch for the Half-Blood Prince Video Game

Posted by: sue
June 23, 2009, 07:14 AM

OK this is cool: New video is now online from IGN of the making of Quidditch for the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Video Game.  The piece features new interviews with cast members including one Weasley who is our King... aka Rupert Grint (Ron), Bonnie Wright (Ginny),Continued...

J.K. Rowling

JK Rowling and the Magic Flying Piggy Bank for Charity

Posted by: sue
June 22, 2009, 07:26 PM

J.K. Rowling contributed to a charity fundraiser auction that took place over the weekend in London that involved piggy banks. In writing that would no doubt make the Weasley Wheezes proud, Jo contributed a specially designed piggy bank, and The Daily Mail reports " etched a special message Continued...

Watson

Emma Watson Featured on Cover of "Teen Vogue" Magazine

Posted by: sue
June 22, 2009, 12:18 PM

Thanks so much to Teen Vogue magazine who let us know actress Emma Watson is the subject of their new cover. As seen via this link, you can see a new photo of Emma as she graces the cover, plus bonus photos of the actress sporting some highstyle new frocks here, and video of the shoot here.Continued...

HBP Film

New Video Interview with Cast Members at London Stop of Half-Blood Prince Prop Tour

Posted by: sue
June 22, 2009, 11:30 AM

Thanks much to MSN for letting us know about some new footage and interviews they have with cast members at the recent Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince prop tour in London, England. At this link, you can see new interviews with Matt Lewis (Neville), Tom FeltonContinued...

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Hair Today, Malfoy Tomorrow: Update on Filming for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

DH Film
Posted by: sue
June 22, 2009, 11:10 AM

As readers will long know, filming has been underway for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. While we have been lucky in the past few months to see location filming for the films, another piece of news arrived today in the form of a twitter; this being fromContinued...

Contests

New Contest in Canada to Win Part in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Posted by: sue
June 22, 2009, 10:51 AM

Attention Canadian Harry Potter fans! CTV has now launched a new contest that involves the chance not only to be part of the London premiere of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince on July 7th, or the one in New York City on July 9th,  but also the opportunity toContinued...

Home Video / DVD

Another Report Noting Harry Potter and Half-Blood Prince DVD Due During Holiday Season

Posted by: sue
June 22, 2009, 08:50 AM

While the movie is set to be released in just a few weeks, there is more talk today regarding the release of the DVD for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Last week, we at TLC reported on a possible holiday release for the disc in December; the LA TimesContinued...

Fans

Floo Powder Power! HP the (Unofficial) Musical Making Internet Rounds

Posted by: Melissa
June 22, 2009, 03:50 AM

It has been making the rounds all day today on Twitter and through Facebook and other shared links: a theater group recently produced a non-profit, one-time production of Harry Potter: The Musical, and since our staff was handed a DVD of it two days ago we have been singingContinued...

PotterCast

PotterCast DC Tour Stop: Meet us on the National Mall to Protest the Ministry of Magic's Policies

Posted by: Melissa
June 22, 2009, 01:10 AM

This Tuesay at 4pm, PotterCast, The Remus Lupins and The Whomping Willows, will have a peaceful protest of the Ministry of Magic's policies, on the National Mall in Washington, DC! (For updates please remember to follow the tour's twitter.)

Meet us atContinued...

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Dumbledore's Pensieve Scene Airs During NBC's "Merlin"

Posted by: sue
June 21, 2009, 08:40 PM

As promised there was a preview of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince during NBC's broadcast of "Merlin." Unfortunately, it was the previously released Pensieve scene where Dumbledore travels to the Orphanage to meet young Tom Riddle. In case you missed it earlier this month, the direct downloadContinued...

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