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Cast Watch: New Profiles on Toby Jones, Jessie Cave

Posted by: sue
June 21, 2009, 09:48 AM

There are two new profiles available today featuring cast members from the Harry Potter films. First is this new interview with actor acclaimed actor Toby Jones. Interviewed for Your Manchester magazine, the article says again what TLC first told you previously that Toby Jones would be back asContinued...

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Contest Today in Mexico to Win Visit to Set of Deathly Hallows

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Posted by: sue
June 21, 2009, 09:25 AM

Readers in Mexico will have a chance to win a trip to the set of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows during a marathon broadcast of the Harry Potter films airing today on Canal 5. As introduced here by Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), viewers will be asked three questions during commercialContinued...

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TV Watch: Half-Blood Prince Preview Tonight on NBC

Posted by: sue
June 21, 2009, 09:15 AM

A reminder that tonight there will be a new preview of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince shown during the NBC broadcast of "Merlin." The US premiere of Merlin (which has aired previously in the UK) will take place tonight starting at 8pm Eastern. While the many commercials advertising thisContinued...

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New Set Report Previews End of Half-Blood Prince and the Hunt for the Horcruxes

Posted by: sue
June 20, 2009, 10:14 PM

There is a new set report online tonight for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince contained in the new issue of The Observer Film Quarterly. Found in both the print editions of the Guardian and now online tonight, this report contains a new photo of Evanna LynchContinued...

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Catch the Half-Blood Prince with the New Subway Screensaver

Posted by: sue
June 20, 2009, 05:32 PM

The US official Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince website has been updated with a brand new Screensaver. Found in the download section for both PC and MAC, the Screensaver features those wallpapers and posters we saw the other day with the official relaunch of the site, then a subwayContinued...

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Amortentia! It's a Cauldron Full of New Shirts for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince at WBShop.com

Posted by: sue
June 20, 2009, 02:18 PM

Love is the air...or Amortentia is as there are a whole host of new shirts for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince available via WBShop.com including ones celebrating that magical love potion. As seen here, complete with a bubbling Cauldron,Continued...

Phelps

James and Oliver Phelps to Guest on Blue Peter June 23rd

Posted by: sue
June 20, 2009, 12:45 PM

Actors James and Oliver Phelps are set to guest on the popular BBC program Blue Peter this Tuesday, June 23. According to Radio Times, "the Weasley twins from the Harry Potter movie are in the studio to make a doormat with a difference." The program airs on UK BBC 2 from 4:35 to 5:00 pm.Continued...

Conventions

Accio Azkatraz: Updates and Reminders

Posted by: Melissa
June 20, 2009, 12:00 PM

Azkatraz, the Harry Potter symposium happening July 17-20 in San Francisco, CA, is nearly here, so we have a number of updates and reminders:

First, the conference just announced a screening of Cherrybomb, the new film starring Rupert Grint. It costs $15 for a film festival ticket, which includes a screeningContinued...

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Extended clip of Dumbledore's Pensieve Scene to the Orphanage from Half-Blood Prince

Posted by: sue
June 20, 2009, 09:30 AM

Scores of readers owled to let us know that Dose in Canada has an extended clip online of the Dumbledore Pensieve scene from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, featuring the trip to the Orphanage where the beloved Professor meets young Tome Riddle for theContinued...

Movies

Total Film Opinion Article on 12 Things They Should Have Kept in the Harry Potter Films

Posted by: sue
June 20, 2009, 09:13 AM

UK magazine Total Film has an interesting opinion piece/feature online where they lament twelve things that should have been kept in the Harry Potter films. Echoing many sentiments we fans have expressed written and discussed over the years, the list includes some ofContinued...

LeakyLounge

From the Leaky Lounge: Reading Groups for OotP Start Today, Icon Contest Underway

Posted by: sue
June 20, 2009, 08:21 AM

The Leaky Lounge is our forum where you can join in and talk to Harry Potter fans all around the world. A site of continual activities relating to Harry Potter, we have a few updates today.

First, the Lily & Stag Inn Reading Groups, will begin sorting today atContinued...

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Rated 12A in Ireland

Posted by: sue
June 20, 2009, 07:58 AM

To follow our report from last night regarding ratings for the sixth Harry Potter film, the Irish Film Classification Office has now given Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince a 12A rating. Similar to the concerns by the UK board, the IFC notes the movie contains "scary scenes/imagesContinued...

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Update from Harry Potter Prop Tour in London

Posted by: sue
June 20, 2009, 07:06 AM

As we've been reporting, as part of the ongoing MSN WB tour promoting Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, a traveling exhibition by bus is making the rounds in the UK, with the exhibit currently in London (open this weekend to public first serve basis), England. Yesterday actors Tom Felton (Draco),Continued...

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Tom Felton, Cast Host Making of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Videogame

Posted by: sue
June 20, 2009, 06:18 AM

Actor Tom Felton (Draco) is the host of this new behind the scenes making of featurette on the upcoming video game for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. There are new interviews with actor Dan Radcliffe (Harry), and actresses Emma Watson (Hermione) and BonnieContinued...

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David Yates: Snatcher Scene Just Filmed For "Deathly Hallows, Talks Split of Films

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Posted by: sue
June 19, 2009, 10:40 PM

The LA Times Hero Complex blog has been updated with a new interview of director David Yates who gives an update on the filming for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Noting the interview took place in the wee hours of yesterday, David Yates tells the LA Times:

"We'reContinued...

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