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Lynch Interviews

Irish Central Feature: Evanna Lynch Talks Luna Lovegood in Half-Blood Prince and More

Posted by: sue
June 11, 2009, 10:11 AM

Irish Central has now posted a new interview with actress Evanna Lynch who discusses her role as Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter series. Evanna speaks at length on the eccentric Ravenclaw student, noting her role in the events of the upcoming Harry Potter andContinued...

HBP Film

New Facebook Page for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Video Game

Posted by: sue
June 10, 2009, 09:29 PM

Thanks much to EA who let us know about a brand new Facebook page for the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince videogame. To find the page, members of the popular social networking site Facebook can search "Harry Potter Videogame" and then select become a Fan. You can thenContinued...

DH Film

More on First Lady Obama and Daughters Visit to Set of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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Posted by: sue
June 10, 2009, 06:05 PM

Yesterday, multiple media reports stated that the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, and her two daughters were to visit the set of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows today.  As noted yesterday afternoon, a publicist for the Harry PotterContinued...

Movies

Empire Cinemas Contest to Win Tickets to UK Premiere of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Posted by: sue
June 10, 2009, 04:14 PM

Empire Cinemas in the UK have now opened their advance ticket sales to Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. As part of this opening, they have also launched a contest to win a chance to attend the UK premiere of the film in London. The website reads:Continued...

Video Games

Pre-Orders Now Available for LEGO Harry Potter; Due out March 31, 2010 ?

Posted by: sue
June 10, 2009, 01:00 PM

Pre-Orders are now available for the new LEGO Harry Potter Years 1-4 Video Games. Available here in our Cauldron Shop, you can order the new game based on the very popular LEGO mini figures of the first four stories in the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling. According to AmazonContinued...

HBP Film

Confirmed! BBFC Lists Harry Potter and Half-Blood Prince at 153 Minutes, Given 12 A Rating in UK

Posted by: sue
June 10, 2009, 11:20 AM

The British Board of Film Classification has updated today with the news that indeed Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince has a run time of 153 minutes and 19 seconds. The film has been given a 12A rating for those in the UK. This matches the earlierContinued...

Contests

Winners of 2009 Riddle Contest Announced

Posted by: Edward
June 09, 2009, 10:36 AM

The winners of the 2009 Riddle Contest, which took place over on the Leaky Lounge last month, are now ready to be announced.  As readers will remember, this two-part contest first asked for riddles to be sent in for the second part of the contest, which consisted of weekly riddles being posted on ourContinued...

HBP Film

Chicago Potter Fans Wins Tickets to London Half-Blood Prince Premiere

Posted by: Edward
June 09, 2009, 10:17 AM

A lucky Harry Potter fan from Chicago, Illinois will soon be on her way to attend the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince premiere in London, England, as she is the winner of the Warner Bros. London Premiere Sweepstakes.  As TLC reported previously, this contest sendsContinued...

Movies

Video Interview with Tom Felton and Bonnie Wright

Posted by: sue
June 09, 2009, 09:37 AM

Yesterday, we told you about the opening of the touring train for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince which will be traveling all over France. Today, the BBC now has video online from that event, and includes two short new interviews with actor Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) and actress Bonnie WrightContinued...

DH Film

First Lady Michelle Obama, Daughters to Visit Set of Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows Reported to be False?

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Posted by: sue
June 09, 2009, 07:41 AM

The First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, and her two daughters are apparently due to visit the set of the final Harry Potter films today. The Daily Mail is reporting Mrs. Obama and her daughters will pay a visit to the set of Harry Potter andContinued...

Watson

Emma Watson, the New Face of Burberry

Posted by: sue
June 09, 2009, 07:18 AM

Actress Emma Watson who plays Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series has long been open about her great love of fashion, appearing in countless magazines sporting couture from various designers. She has now taken that a step further as she has officially become the face for classic UK house Burberry.Continued...

Fans

HPA Asks: "What Would Dumbledore Do?" Live Chat Wednesday Night!

Posted by: Melissa
June 09, 2009, 12:11 AM

The Harry Potter Alliance is kicking off a major effort this week, inviting the Harry Potter fandom to "honor and stay loyal to the spirit of Albus Dumbledore in the real world." The "What Would Dumbledore Do" effort was launched at LeakyCon and needs your support! You can join it byContinued...

Radcliffe Interviews

New Interview with Dan Radcliffe and Tom Felton Online

Posted by: Edward
June 08, 2009, 11:05 PM

There is a new interview online this evening of actors Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) courtesy of scans over on FeltBeats.com.  Appearing in the August 2009 issue of Sci Fi Magazine, the interview poses questions to the two actors about the upcoming Harry PotterContinued...

HBP Film

Release Date for Some IMAX Editions of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Delayed

Posted by: sue
June 08, 2009, 01:53 PM

The Wall Street Journal is reporting today they have confirmed with the Chief Executive of Imax reports that there will be a delay in the release of the IMAX and IMAX 3D versions of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince here in the US. When WB first delayed theContinued...

HBP Film

Photos from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Train Tour in France (Updated)

Posted by: sue
June 08, 2009, 01:38 PM

*Update: You can now see photos of actors Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy), Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley) and James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George) at the opening here and here.

WB France has a launched a new website as part of the special train tour for Harry Potter and the Half-BloodContinued...

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