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Felton Interviews

Tom Felton Talks Draco and "Apparition" in New MTV Interviews

Posted by: Rosi
February 11, 2010, 04:32 PM

MTV has two new articles online featuring Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy). In the first, which you can find at this link, Mr. Felton talks about the "weird love/hate relationship" Draco has with Harry. Quotage:

[Deep] down, Draco is desperate to get out of what he's in. In 'Half-Blood Prince,'Continued...

LeakyLounge

Talk Persuasion with Jo's Book Nook

Posted by: Rosi
February 11, 2010, 03:52 PM

This month our non-Harry Potter book club, Jo's Book Nook, is reading Persuasion by Jane Austen. All MyLeaky members are welcome to take part in the discussions, quizzes and more! Whether you're reading Persuasion for the first or the seventeenth time, talk with fellow members about film adaptations, favouriteContinued...

Fans

New Wizarding World Images; Ford Anglia in the Park?

Posted by: Edward
February 11, 2010, 02:25 PM

Orlando United has a few new images online from the Universal Orlando Resort where the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park is under constriction.  Of interest in these new photos, available to view right here, is what appears to be a replica of the Ford Anglia vehicle seen in the HarryContinued...

PotterCast

PotterCast 215: Doodle on the Bed

Posted by: Edward
February 11, 2010, 10:40 AM

 
Our 215th episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, has now been released for your listening pleasure.  This week, the show kicks off with news on the many awards for the "Half-Blood Prince" film, WWoHP job search, Alexandre Desplat composing "Deathly Hallows: Part One," and an award for actor Michael Gambon (Dumbledore). Continued...

OotP Film

Order of the Phoenix to Premiere on ABC Family February 27

Posted by: Edward
February 11, 2010, 09:47 AM

Cable network ABC Family is set to premiere "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" film Saturday, February 27th at 8PM EST as their "ABC Saturday Movie of the Week." A press release from the cable network notes that the premiere presentation will be broadcast in "HDTV format withContinued...

Video Games

Harry Potter Video Game from EA Due Fall 2010?

Posted by: Edward
February 09, 2010, 05:27 PM

In quarterly financial filings released, EA, makers of the Harry Potter video games, have noted in their upcoming releases listing a "Harry Potter Title TBA" is slated for release on console, handheld, and PC systems.  In a press release from the Electronic Arts company, the titleContinued...

Columbus

Chris Columbus Talks Harry Potter Comparisons to "Percy Jackson" Film in New Interview

Posted by: Edward
February 09, 2010, 05:01 PM

Chris Columbus, director of the first two Harry Potter films, has given an interview to ScreenStar in which he discusses the comparisons between the Harry Potter films and his newest fantasy venture, Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief.  TheContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Ciaran Hinds

Posted by: Rosi
February 09, 2010, 03:42 PM

Today we ask you to join us in wishing CiarĂ¡n Hinds a happy birthday. The actor, who will play Aberforth Dumbledore in the upcoming Harry Potter films, is celebrating his 56th birthday. Many happy returns!

Felton

Tom Felton Cast in The Apparition Film

Posted by: Edward
February 08, 2010, 02:42 PM

ComingSoon.com has a short report online which relates that actor Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) has been cast in a new film entitled The Apparition.  The site reports that ShockTillDrop.com has confirmed that the young actor will be portraying the character of "Patrick" in the upcoming Joel Silver, AndrewContinued...

Video Games

LEGO Harry Potter Video Game Interview, Images, and Preview Round Up

Posted by: Edward
February 08, 2010, 02:28 PM

There has been a recent slew of new interviews, previews, and a few new images from the soon to be released Harry Potter LEGO: Years 1 - 4 game to come online. Here now is a brief rundown:


First, two videos are online featuring behind-the-scenes looks at the creationContinued...

Contests

Winners of the January Mrs. Lovegood's Experiment Contest Announced

Posted by: Rosi
February 08, 2010, 01:27 PM

In January, our Contest Team brought you their Mrs. Lovegood's Experiment Contest, which asked you to write a story about one of Mrs. Lovegood's experiments in 500 words or less. The judges looked for creative, interesting and canon stories that were well written and have chosenContinued...

Crew Birthdays

Happy Birthday, John Williams

Posted by: Rosi
February 08, 2010, 04:03 AM

Today we ask you to join us in wishing John Williams a very happy birthday. The composer, who worked on the Harry Potter films, is celebrating his 78th birthday. Many happy returns!

HP Cast

Actors in the News Weekly Roundup (Updated)

Posted by: Rosi
February 08, 2010, 03:57 AM

It's been a quiet week in terms of news from the Harry Potter cast. Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange) spoke to The Guardian newspaper's Weekend supplement about her most recent projects, including her role in Tim Burton's highly anticipated adaptation of "Alice in Wonderland." In the interview, BonhamContinued...

Charity

Helping Haiti Heal Finale Today at 2PM on LiveStream

Posted by: Edward
February 06, 2010, 01:08 PM

Join us for the grand finale for the the Helping Haiti Heal fundraising drive today at 2pm EST, when a final webcast featuring three wizard rock bands will give us a recap of the events of the past two weeks.  In that very short time, over $112,000 has been raised for Partners In Health.Continued...

Fans

New Aerial Shots of Wizarding World Theme Park Online

Posted by: Edward
February 06, 2010, 12:28 PM

Some remarkable new aerial photos of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park have made their way online via Orlando United, which show a birds-eye sneak peek at the sprawling attraction.  The photos, over sixty in all, come courtesy of a recent helicopter tour over the Islands ofContinued...

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