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Last Installment of "Chamber of Secrets" Will Be Available Tomorrow

Posted by: Mel
October 30, 2012, 08:33 PM

The final installment of the "Chamber of Secrets" on Pottermore will be available tomorrow, October 31st, starting at 12 PM GMT, according to the Pottermore Insider.


This last installment will include new writing from J. K. Rowling and information on the history and origin of theContinued...

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Details of Wizarding World Extension revealed

Posted by: Catherine
October 30, 2012, 12:10 PM

Hypable has posted new details of Orlando's expansion of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. As reported previously, the second island of the Wizarding World will contain Diagon Alley, with a Gringot's ride as its major attraction. According to an insider on Orlando United's forum, screen name "WhyLightBulb",Continued...

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Maggie Smith and Michael Gambon in "Quartet"

Posted by: Catherine
October 29, 2012, 08:32 PM

Oscar award winner Dustin Hoffman is turning over a new leaf and transitioning from acting to directing. In his directional debut, he has snagged Harry Potter actors Maggie Smith (Professor McGonagall) and Michael Gambon (Professor Dumbledore). Quartet, which is set to release December 28, is a storyContinued...

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Warwick Davis App

Posted by: Catherine
October 29, 2012, 08:02 PM

Warwick Davis (Professor Flitwick and Griphook) has released a new mobile game app. Pocket Warwick was released today and is free to download. In the game, players will guide Warwick to stardom by completing different tasks. As of now, the launched app contains 150 film auditions and 100 other tasks for players to haveContinued...

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First Picture of Tom Felton in "Belle"

Posted by: Catherine
October 27, 2012, 11:01 AM

FeltBeats has uploaded the first picture of Tom Felton on the set of his post-Potter, film Belle. Belle is set to be a romantic period drama; taking place in 1779. The movie is inspired by a painting of Dido Elizabeth Belle who was a mixed-race girl raised in 18th Century, aristocratic society. BelleContinued...

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UPDATED: Dark Arts Week at Warner Bros. Studio Tour Starts Saturday

Posted by: Mel
October 26, 2012, 07:13 PM

UPDATE: You can now see pictures of the Death Eaters at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour here in our galleries.

The Warner Bros. Studio Tour is hosting a Dark Arts Week from this Saturday, October 27th, to Sunday November 4th. The Dark Arts Week will focus on the Dark Arts elements in the HarryContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Final Installment of "Chamber of Secrets' to be Released on Pottermore Next Week

Posted by: Mel
October 23, 2012, 07:09 PM

The Pottermore Insider has announced that the final chapters of "Chamber of Secrets" will be released on the Pottermore web site next week. The Pottermore Insider has also previewed a look at a new Moment image from the update. Click here to see Harry pointing outContinued...

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Video: J. K. Rowling with Charlie Rose

Posted by: Mel
October 22, 2012, 07:11 PM

J. K. Rowling's recent appearance on Charlie Rose can now be seen in its entirety here or below. 

During the interview Rowling discussed The Casual Vacancy, of course, but she also talked a little bit about Harry Potter. In particular she discussed some of the actors' performances in the films.


Many thanksContinued...

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Tom Felton and Warwick Davis at "Stand Up for Cancer" Telethon

Posted by: Catherine
October 21, 2012, 02:05 PM

Videos and photos have appeared online of Tom Felton and Warwick Davis on Channel 4's Stand Up to Cancer telethon. The telethon's goal was to raise money for the Stand Up to Cancer charity through The 2 Million Pound Drop. A video of Tom Felton and Warwick Davis on the show can be seenContinued...

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Toby Jones on his Acting Career and Harry Potter

Posted by: Catherine
October 21, 2012, 01:38 PM

Toby Jones (the voice of Dobby) recently sat down for an extensive interview about his acting career. The interview mainly touched on his new role as Alfred Hitchcock in HBO's The Girl, but he did mention the fun he had, and what an honor it was to be a part of Harry Potter and The Hunger Games. Collider reports:Continued...

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Emma Watson: "People" Magazine's This Weeks Best Dressed Star

Posted by: Catherine
October 21, 2012, 01:18 PM

This week, Emma Watson has been chosen by People Magazine as the Best Dressed star in Hollywood. Emma Watson was named "Best Dressed" based on fan votes with final decisions made by a board of People staff. People's Jennifer Cress reports:

After a tight race, Emma Watson managedContinued...

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Video: J. K. Rowling at Lincoln Center

Posted by: Mel
October 20, 2012, 09:09 PM

You can now watch the entirety of J. K. Rowling's appearance at the Lincoln Center in New York earlier this week. You can watch the video here or below. Please be forewarned that there is strong language in the video. 



Many thanks to SnitchSeeker for the tip!

J.K. Rowling

Pottermore Insider Shows Sneak Peak at Final "Chamber of Secrets" Update

Posted by: Mel
October 18, 2012, 08:38 PM

The Pottermore Insider has updated with a look at one of the Moments from the final "Chamber of Secrets" installment. The new image shows a look at Harry and Dumbledore in Professor McGonagall's office. You can see the image here.

This week, we’ve been putting the finishingContinued...

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Emma Watson Attends Elle Women in Hollywood Awards

Posted by: Mel
October 17, 2012, 08:53 PM

On Monday, Emma Watson attended Elle's 19th Annual Women in Hollywood Awards and you can see pictures of her at the event here in our galleries. Of the event, Watson said on her Twitter account, "Elle Women in Hollywood awards was so warm and inspiring tonight. It made me start want to be theContinued...

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Video: J. K. Rowling on The Daily Show

Posted by: Mel
October 16, 2012, 08:52 PM

J. K. Rowling appeared on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" yesterday, where she discussed The Casual Vacancy and talked a little bit about what it was like writing a hero figure for both The Casual Vacancy and Harry Potter. The political climate regarding benefits and welfare in both the UK and US wasContinued...

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