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Orlando Sentinel on Marketing for Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Posted by: sue
December 04, 2009, 07:31 AM

The Orlando Sentinel has an interesting piece online today regarding marketing for the upcoming Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park attraction, as well as some great new overhead photos of the ongoing construction in Florida.

The article discusses the recent vamped up marketing,Continued...

HBP Film

First Footage from "Deathly Hallows": Bill, Fleur Wedding, Trio in Woods

Posted by: sue
December 03, 2009, 09:18 PM

Check it out! The first footage from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows sneak peek is now online. At this link, (or here for download via our galleries) thanks to TLC reader Jullan, we can see four seconds (yes really that's all) of Bill and Fleur dancing at their wedding withContinued...

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High Res Photo of Harry from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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Posted by: sue
December 03, 2009, 07:33 PM

Now in high res, we have the second official photo from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part One. This photo shows Dan Radcliffe as Harry walking into what is believed to be Grimmauld Place. Enjoy!

Contests

November Harry Potter Bookmark Contest Winners Announced

Posted by: Edward
December 03, 2009, 05:57 PM

Last month, our Contest Crew asked you to create Harry Potter themed bookmarks for their November contest.  After receiving scores of splendid entries, the Crew has picked the winners.  The winners are as follows:

I drew the image traditionally with pencil,Continued...

HP References

Weasley Clock Meets Twitter

Posted by: Edward
December 03, 2009, 02:42 PM

Ingenious inventors have made further strides into creating a muggle version of the famous magical Weasley Clock from the Harry Potter novels by author J. K. Rowling.  FastCompany.com reports that a new version of the device has been invented utilizing Twitter to pinpoint the location of family members at any givenContinued...

Music

Nicholas Hooper's Score for Harry Potter and Half-Blood Prince Nominated for Grammy

Posted by: sue
December 03, 2009, 06:09 AM

Congratulations are in order today as Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince has been nominated for a Grammy Award. The score composed by Nicholas Hooper for the sixth Harry Potter film is among those nominated s "Best Score Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture,Continued...

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David Yates Talks King's Cross Scene for Deathly Hallows, More

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Posted by: sue
December 02, 2009, 09:53 PM

A new interview has surfaced online from La Vibra where director David Yates comments on the King's Cross scene for the upcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Just as in the novel by J.K. Rowling, Harry (played by actor Dan Radcliffe) will appear nude for the dramatic scene whereContinued...

Home Video / DVD

Reminder: Canadian Entertainment Tonight to Feature Deathly Hallows Set Visit Tonight

Posted by: sue
December 02, 2009, 05:03 PM

UPDATE: Thanks to TLC Reader Jallen, you can see the video here on youtube
It is also available here in our galleries.

A reminder that as we posted last month, ET Canada will be airing their visit to the set of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows tonight at 7:00pmContinued...

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Second Official Photo from Deathly Hallows: Harry in Grimmauld Place

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Posted by: sue
December 02, 2009, 03:49 PM

Check it out! Courtesy of Yahoo Movies UK  we now have the second official photo from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, this showing Harry (Dan Radcliffe) entering what seems to be Grimmauld Place.

Thanks Orkim!

Home Video / DVD

Blockbuster to Hold Midnight Release Parties for Half-Blood Prince DVD

Posted by: sue
December 02, 2009, 01:11 PM

Thanks to Blockbuster who let us know that many of their stores here in the US will be holding midnight release parties for the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince DVD on Monday, Dec. 7th. Many of the stores will be starting their event at 7 or 8pm in the evening with games,Continued...

Fans

Jingle Spells Meets the HPA in Livestream Meeting Tonight

Posted by: sue
December 02, 2009, 11:45 AM

Jingle, Jangle, Jingle Spells 3, here is a fun bit of news to help put you in a very Harry holiday mood. There will be a gathering of Dumbledore's Army tonight on Livestream at 8pm Eastern with Andrew Slack and the great crew from the Harry Potter Alliance. They will be joined by Paul DeGeorgeContinued...

Home Video / DVD

PureHMV Points to Purchase Priority Wristbands for Harry Potter Cast Signing

Posted by: sue
December 02, 2009, 11:14 AM

Readers will recall that four members from the Harry Potter films (Tom Felton, Matt Lewis, Evanna Lynch and Jessie Cave) will be appearing at HMV store 150 Oxford Street in London, England on December 6th for a signing of the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Blu-ray.Continued...

Movies

Wizarding World of Harry Potter Construction Photos and Video Update

Posted by: sue
December 02, 2009, 10:56 AM

A new month brings a fresh new batch of photos from the ongoing construction at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park attraction in Florida. Thanks to Orlando United, there are good new photos now in our galleries, notably: this of the shops at Hogsmeade VillageContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Alfie Enoch

Posted by: Edward
December 02, 2009, 09:30 AM

Happy birthday wishes are in order for actor Alfie Enoch, who portrays the character of Dean Thomas in the Harry Potter films.  Mr. Enoch celebrates his 21st birthday today.  Many happy returns, Alfie!  Cheers!

HP Cast

Tom Felton, Matt Lewis, Phelps Brothers Interviews Today for Radio and TV

Posted by: sue
December 02, 2009, 08:46 AM

For those of us who follow actors Tom Felton (Draco), Matt Lewis (Neville) and James and Oliver Phelps  (Fred & George) via their official Twitter pages, you will have noticed several statements about various UK radio and television interviews underway before theContinued...

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