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Felton

Tom Felton Tweets Regarding Epilogue Preparation for "Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: Edward
April 29, 2010, 10:10 PM

Harry Potter actor Tom Felton updated his Twitter account this evening with a short post regarding some "new skills" he picked up while preparing for the long anticipated aging transformation he will be experiencing for the Epilogue scene for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows."Continued...

DH Film

"Deathly Hallows: Part II" to be Released in 3D

DH Film
Posted by: Edward
April 28, 2010, 07:28 PM

In a press release regarding a new twenty picture deal IMAX recently secured with Warner Bros., mention is made of an IMAX 3D release for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II" when the film arrives in theaters in July 2011.  "Deathly Hallows: Part II" is listed among the twenty filmsContinued...

Leaky

Introducing: LeakyTV

Posted by: Rosi
April 27, 2010, 04:51 PM

Leaky is excited to bring you our newest main site feature: LeakyTV!  A project in the works for the past five years, LeakyTV will offer rundowns Monday to Friday of the very latest news in the Harry Potter world, as well as providing you with information about the happenings around the cauldron, including contestsContinued...

Fans

Pass Under the Archway into Hogsmeade at Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Posted by: Edward
April 27, 2010, 03:32 PM

Universal Orlando has released a new image from the Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction, showing the brick archway entrance to Hogsmeade.  Now available in our Image Galleries, this high res image showcases what appears to be a wrought iron sign reading "Hogsmeade,"Continued...

Grint Interviews

Rupert Grint Plays Darts, Interviewed on the Justin Lee Collins Show

Posted by: Edward
April 26, 2010, 07:34 PM

Thanks to RG.net, video from a fun, new interview with actor Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) is now online which features discussion on the actor's upcoming film, "Cherrybomb."  Available to watch right here, Mr. Grint can be seen sharpening his dart games while talking of theContinued...

Davis

Warwick Davis Reads from Size Matters Not

Posted by: Edward
April 26, 2010, 05:00 PM

To continue our our coverage of actor Warwick Davis' new book, Size Matters Not, we have for you video of a special reading from the Professor Flitwick actor from his autobiography, in UK stores now.  Available to watch right here in our Video Galleries, the three minute clip features Mr. Davis readingContinued...

PotterCast

PotterCast 219: Potter Park Preview

Posted by: Edward
April 25, 2010, 04:53 PM

The 219th episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, is now online with a special extended preview of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction at Universal Orlando Resorts.  Our own Melissa Anelli was recently on site for a special preview, and can now dish on the many details about the forthcomingContinued...

HP Cast

Actors in the News Weekly Roundup

Posted by: Rosi
April 25, 2010, 04:35 PM

It was the younger actors who dominated the headlines this week, beginning with Emma Watson (Hermione Granger). Thanks to our Order Partner EmmaWatson.net, we can let you know that the summer collection for Emma Watson's fair trade fashion range has been featured in TeenVogue. A number of pieces from the HermioneContinued...

Composers

"Deathly Hallows: Part I" Composer Alexandre Desplat Among Cannes Film Festival Jury Members

Posted by: Edward
April 25, 2010, 03:12 PM

According to an update on the official website of Alexandre Desplat, the composer for the forthcoming "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I" film, will be among the jury members for the 63rd Cannes Film Festival.  Sitting on the Feature Film Jury leadContinued...

HP Cast

Radcliffe, Watson, Grint, and Rowling Make Sunday Times Rich List for 2010

Posted by: Edward
April 25, 2010, 01:12 PM

The Daily Telegraph has a report on the 2010 Sunday Times Rich List online today, which includes actors Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Emma Watson (Hermione Granger), and Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) on its ranking of the top 20 young millionaires.  Joining such otherContinued...

Davis

Excerpt from Size Matters Not, Warwick Davis Autobiography

Posted by: Edward
April 23, 2010, 02:23 PM

As readers will recall, actor Warwick Davis (Professor Flitwick & Griphook) has published his autobiography, Size Matters Not, which is on sale in the UK now.  Today, TLC has the first of a few special treats from the actor, who has furnished us with a selection from his autobiography.Continued...

Movies

WB Plans for Permanent UK Studio at Leavesden; Public Harry Potter Sets Attraction Approved

Posted by: Edward
April 22, 2010, 10:24 PM

As readers will recall, potential plans for a permeant UK film base and Harry Potter visitor attraction at Leavesden Studios, the home-base for the production of the Harry Potter films, has been in the news as proposals passed through city council boards.Continued...

Grint

Rupert Grint: "Cherrybomb" Roundup

Posted by: Rosi
April 22, 2010, 07:00 PM

Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) appeared on British breakfast programme GMTV earlier today. Our Order Partner RupertGrint.net have captured the interview, which you can now watch here on YouTube. In this brief interview the actor discussed how he was feeling about approaching the end of Harry Potter filming as well as his work on"Cherrybomb,"Continued...

Misc

Harry Potter Railway Shortlisted for World's Greatest Journey

Posted by: Rosi
April 20, 2010, 06:44 PM

The Telegraph reports that the 164-mile Scottish railway line from Glasgow to Mallaig has been placed on Lonely Planet's shortlist for the world's greatest journey. The railway line features heavily in the Harry Potter films, notably when the Hogwarts Express passes through the 21-archContinued...

Video Games

Contents of Collector's Edition LEGO Harry Potter: Year 1 - 4 Game Revealed

Posted by: Rosi
April 20, 2010, 05:13 PM

GameStop have today released a number of details about the contents of the Collector's Edition LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1 - 4 video game. The website states that the 2-Sleeve Digi-pack will include the following:

  • Game disc
  • Behind The Scenes of LEGO Harry Potter
  • Fun on theContinued...

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