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Video: J. K. Rowling on CBS This Morning

Posted by: Mel
October 15, 2012, 08:38 PM

As part of the promotion for her recently released novel, The Casual Vacancy, J. K. Rowling appeared on CBS This Morning today. CBS describes the interview as follows:

"The Casual Vacancy" touches on themes of class and poverty and Rowling says she was drawn to the subjects after "having been very poor," asContinued...

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Matthew Lewis attends "Wasteland" Premiere, Bonnie Wright attends Oxfam Celebration

Posted by: Catherine
October 15, 2012, 07:33 AM

Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom) was in attendance from the premiere of his post-Potter film, Wasteland. (Pictures can be seen below)  The film premiered at the BFI London Film Festival on October 13. Wasteland was also previously shownContinued...

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Rupert Grint to Narrate "We Are Aliens"

Posted by: Catherine
October 14, 2012, 10:48 AM

It has been reported that Rupert Grint will be narrating We Are Aliens, a new Fulldome show that asks the question "are we alone in the universe?". The 25-minute show will premiere at The National Space Center this October before it is released across the UK. A picture of Mr. Grint and the creators of theContinued...

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Helena Bonham Carter's "Dream came true" in Playing Bellatrix

Posted by: Catherine
October 14, 2012, 10:34 AM

In a recent, brief interview, Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange) commented on her role in Harry Potter. The actress told reporters of her dream to play a witch, and of the advice she liked to give younger actors on set (Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson). TV3 reports:

She said:Continued...

Radcliffe

Dan Radcliffe Discusses "A Young Doctor's Notebook"

Posted by: Mel
October 13, 2012, 08:23 PM

The Guardian has a new interview up with Daniel Radcliffe, where he talks a bit about his upcoming series, "A Young Doctor's Notebook." Radcliffe discussed the amount of gore that will be present in the series:

Acted with a degree of slapstick and gore, the adaptation includes a tooth extractionContinued...

J.K. Rowling

New York Times Talks to J. K. Rowling About Books

Posted by: Mel
October 11, 2012, 07:33 PM

The New York Times has a very interesting interview up with J. K. Rowling where she answers a lot of book related questions. She names her favorite literary heroine (Jo March from Little Women) as well as what literary character she would most like the be (Elizabeth Bennet from Pride and PrejudiceContinued...

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Video of J.K. Rowling LiveStream Interview

Posted by: Catherine
October 11, 2012, 06:21 PM

As reported previously, J.K. Rowling gave an interview that was streamed live. A video of this interview is now available at Scholastic.com. J.K. Rowling answered questions about the success of Harry Potter, the encouragement she received to write, and many questions on Harry Potter cannon (such as herContinued...

Movies

"Deathly Hallows: Parts 1 and 2" Ultimate Editions Available November 13th

Posted by: Mel
October 10, 2012, 08:55 PM

The Ultimate Editions for "Deathly Hallows: Parts 1 and 2" will be available for purchase on November 13th. The two movies will be sold in a single package. You can buy this Ultimate Edition now at Target, but it is available in store only. 

J.K. Rowling

Final Chapters of "Chamber of Secrets" Will be Available in Late October, Scholastic Holding Live Web Chat with J. K. Rowling 10/11

Posted by: Mel
October 10, 2012, 08:51 PM

During a speech at the Frankfurt Book Festival, Pottermore CEO Charlie Redmayne revealed that the final chapters of "Chamber of Secrets" will open on Pottermore sometime this month. You can see slides from his presentation,Continued...

LeakyLounge

September Contest Winners

Posted by: Mel
October 10, 2012, 08:42 PM

We're pleased to announce the winners of our September contest, which was to write an entry as a King's Cross station guard. First place went to Winnie Weasley! Second place went to ZonkoLtd, third place to KATANDCON, and our honorable mentions are Chris B. and H. T. You can see all our winning entries here. CongratulationsContinued...

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First Movie Poster of Daniel Radcliffe's "The F Word"

Posted by: Catherine
October 10, 2012, 08:19 PM

The first movie poster of The F Word has been released. Daniel Radcliffe's new dramatic comedy currently has no release date, but the release of the movie poster brings about a new hope that the movie will be a film to look forward to next year. HeyUGuys also posted a description of a scene fromContinued...

Video Games

Harry Potter for Kinect Now Available, New Trailer Features Fan Made Music

Posted by: Mel
October 09, 2012, 07:48 PM

The newest Harry Potter related video game, Harry Potter for Kinect, is now available for purchase! Earlier this summer a contest was held inviting all musically inclined Harry Potter fans to submit their own track for the Harry Potter for Kinect trailer. Sam Dillard ofContinued...

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Emma Watson on the Cover of "IO Donna" and "Nylon"

Posted by: Catherine
October 08, 2012, 09:38 PM

As The Perks of Being a Wallflower hit Italian movie theaters, Emma Watson was featured on the cover of Italian magazine IO Donna, as well as Nylon with her Perks co-stars. Each magazine featured short interviews with Emma Watson. IO Donna magazine reported (translated fromContinued...

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Emma Watson and Daniel Radcliffe recieve BBC Radio Teen Hero Awards

Posted by: Catherine
October 07, 2012, 07:31 PM

The BBC Radio 1 Teen Hero Awards were hosted this afternoon at Wembley Arena. These awards "celebrated the achievements of outstanding young people in the UK, with an audience of 9,000 14-17 years olds". Daniel Radcliffe was awarded Best British Actor, and Emma Watson wasContinued...

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J.K. Rowling at Cheltenham Literature Festival

Posted by: Catherine
October 07, 2012, 02:11 PM

As reported previously, J.K. Rowling made an appearance at Cheltenham Literature Festival to promote her new, adult novel The Casual Vacancy. (Pictures of the author posing with The Casual Vacancy can be seen below). In an interview at the Cheltenham Literature Festival, J.K. Rowling respondedContinued...

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