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More on British Board of Film Classification 12 A Rating

Posted by: sue
June 19, 2009, 10:39 PM

Previously we told you Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince had been given a 12A rating in the UK. The Parents Board of British Film Classification now has more on the reasons behind this rating. They describe several scenes which are the source including the Inferi, and the SectumsempraContinued...

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Audio Previews of the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Soundtrack Now Online

Posted by: sue
June 19, 2009, 08:07 PM

We have a bit of a treat tonight, as fans can now preview the soundtrack for the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince through ring tones. If you go to this link to Virgin Mobile, then select a phone, you can type in "Harry Potter" in the search box, and willContinued...

HBP Film

Trio to Guest on Rove Live July 6 in Australia

Posted by: sue
June 19, 2009, 05:16 PM

As a follow to the post below regarding the news of Harry Potter cast members making TV appearances to promote Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, we have another to add to the list. The Trio of Dan Radcliffe (Harry), Rupert Grint (Ron) and Emma Watson (Hermione) are due to appear on AustralianContinued...

Watson

Emma Watson To Appear on BBC's Jonathan Ross Show Friday, July 3

Posted by: sue
June 19, 2009, 10:44 AM

As part of the release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, the cast will be appearing on many TV and Radio programs. First up: Emma Watson will be a guest on Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, Friday July 3rd at 10:35 pm. This program airs on the BBC in the UK; anyone who canContinued...

Pattinson

Near Miss for Robert Pattinson (Updated)

Posted by: sue
June 19, 2009, 09:33 AM

Actor Robert Pattinson (Hufflepuff great Cedric Diggory in Goblet of Fire) had a near miss after being clipped by a cab while filming a new movie in New York. The BBC reports that Robert was hit by a taxi as initial reports say he tried to escape a crowd of over eager fans and wasContinued...

Wright

Bonnie Wright: An Entertainment Weekly Movie Must BeWitching Love Interest

Posted by: sue
June 19, 2009, 08:03 AM

Actress Bonnie Wright is featured this week in Entertainment Weekly as a  "Movie Must Bewitching Love Interest." As seen via this link, the magazine says:

AGE 18
WHY HER Few Harry Potter fans imagined that Ginny Weasley would blossom into the love of the boy wizard'sContinued...

Contests

Potions Masters and Youtube are Brewing Up a Contest for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Posted by: sue
June 19, 2009, 07:52 AM

Attention all Potions Masters! Here is your chance to show your creativity via a new contest for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Youtube. As first posted last night via the official Facebook page for the HBP film, Youtube has launched a contestContinued...

Video Games

New Print Ads for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Video Game; Recap on New Posters

Posted by: sue
June 19, 2009, 07:31 AM

New marketing is available for items relating to Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince today in the form of two new print ads for the video game from EA. As seen via the official Facebook page for the game, you can see an advertisement featuring Harry (DanContinued...

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Get Your Own Pair of SpectreSpecs with Harry Potter and Half-Blood Prince Deluxe Gift Book

Posted by: sue
June 19, 2009, 07:10 AM

Several days ago we showed you some lovely inside looks at the Deluxe Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince pop up gift book. Today, there are new photos of the book online.  As sported by the ever lovely and fascinating Luna Lovegood courtesy of theContinued...

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Rumor Alert: Half-Blood Prince DVD Due in December, to Contain Deathly Hallows Preview?

Posted by: sue
June 18, 2009, 08:54 PM

Rumor Alert! Tonight we have received word that retailers are beginning to hear about the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince DVD. Apparently the DVD is set to be released during the holiday season in December, 2009  "on 1-Disc, 2-Disc, and 3-Disc DVD/Blu-RayContinued...

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BeWitching the Dead in Half-Blood Prince: LA Times Talks Creating the Inferi

Posted by: sue
June 18, 2009, 03:01 PM

The LA Times Hero Complex blog has been updated today with a new article on bewitching the dead or creating the Inferi for the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince film. In a new interview with Tim Alexander, special effects mastermind from ILM, we learn thatContinued...

Heyman

Harry Potter Film Producer David Heyman Talks Splitting on Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Posted by: sue
June 18, 2009, 11:48 AM

Film Journal has released a new profile of Harry Potter film producer David Heyman. In the article, David Heyman speaks about the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, noting that since production is well underway on the final two Harry PotterContinued...

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Photos from Harry Potter and Half-Blood Prince Tour Now in London, Pics Inside Truck from Edinburgh (Updated)

Posted by: sue
June 18, 2009, 10:15 AM

Yesterday, we told you the ongoing MSN Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince prop tour would be going to London, England this weekend. We now have the first photos of the traveling exhibition by truck which is currently in Leicester Square, whereContinued...

Fans

Wizarding World of Harry Potter Starting to Hire; Opening in January of 2010?

Posted by: sue
June 18, 2009, 08:21 AM

For many months we've reported the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park attraction was due to open in early 2010. Today there is an article online regarding a young woman from the UK who has been hired to work at the Harry Potter park in Orlando, Florida.  InContinued...

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News From Australia: Premiere Set for July 12; Half-Blood Prince Set Visit Report

Posted by: sue
June 18, 2009, 08:02 AM

Several pieces of news today from Australia and the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. First, tickets are now available for pre-sale in many countries around the world; TLC reader Sion let us know that in Australia you can purchase them for the 15th viaContinued...

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