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Happy Birthday, Robbie Coltrane!

Posted by: Edward
March 30, 2007, 02:50 PM

Many birthday wishes go out to actor Robbie Coltrane (Rubeus Hagrid) who celebrates his 57th birthday today!
Also during this very busy week of Potter, Brendan Gleeson (Professor 'Mad­Eye' Moody) celebrated his 52nd birthday on Thursday. Happy (belated) birthday Brendan!

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New Cards Inc Centaurs, Thestrals, Room of Requirement and More

Posted by: sue
March 03, 2007, 04:40 PM

At the request of Cards Inc, these images have now been removed.


New Fred and George Weasley, Neville, Draco Action Figures and More

Posted by: sue
February 28, 2007, 09:36 AM

At the request of Cards Inc, these image had to be removed.


New NECA Snape,Sirius, Hagrid Action Figures and More

Posted by: sue
February 11, 2007, 02:16 PM

Previously, we told you NECA would be unveiling a batch of new action figures and more this weekend at Toy Fair in New York, and the first photos of these new items have now surfaced online. has the first look at things such as a new Snape, Sirius Black, and Hagrid action figures,Continued...


More Info on OotP Action Figures, Great Hall PlaySet and More

Posted by: sue
January 25, 2007, 07:09 AM

We have more information about those new Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix products we told you about last week, as these items are now being previewed at the British Toy Fair in London, England. reports more about the new action figures due, including onesContinued...


NECA Previews New Harry Potter Figures

Posted by: sue
January 12, 2007, 02:29 PM

Previously we told you about a few of the new action-figures coming this year from Cards Inc. as part of the release of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. NECA, which holds the North American license for the Potter products, has now unveiled some of their new figures as well. ToyFare magazine hasContinued...

OotP Film

OotP Now Featured on

Posted by: sue
January 11, 2007, 01:42 PM

The official Warner Brothers HarryPotter website has now been updated to feature the trailer for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, as well as a link to the OotP teaser website.
Thanks to everyone who mailed!

JKR Interviews

J.K.Rowling Video Clip Features More on Hagrid and Robbie Coltrane

Posted by: sue
September 25, 2006, 10:43 AM

Yesterday, we first told you that there was to be a special on ITV featuring actor Robbie Coltrane who portrays Hagrid in the Harry Potter films. Author J.K. Rowling was interviewed for this special and the video clip of her segment is now online at the Snitch. In the clip, JoContinued...

Coltrane Interviews

J.K. Rowling Comments on Hagrid and Robbie Coltrane for ITV Special

Posted by: sue
September 24, 2006, 08:49 AM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is among those interviewed for a special to be broadcast tonight on ITV about actor Robbie Coltrane. Robbie will be the guest for a personal, indepth interview on the South Bank Show where the actor discusses depression, fame, working with actressContinued...

Coltrane Interviews

Coltrane Talks "Cracker," Cars, and Cornelius Fudge

Posted by: sue
September 23, 2006, 11:40 AM

The Daily Record has a new interview with actor Robbie Coltrane where he discusses his return to the series "Cracker," his love of cars, and working with actor Robert Hardy who potrays Minister of Magic Cornelius Fudge. While there is only brief mention of his role as Hagrid in the films,Continued...

OotP Film

New Phoenix Set Photos Online

Posted by: Melissa
September 03, 2006, 10:36 AM

New photos from the Virginia Waters set of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix are available online. They include images of Natalia Tena in full Tonks regalia (some of which we have seen before), Director David Yates, Tom Felton (Draco), Martin Bayfield (Robbie Coltrane's body double) being fitted withContinued...


New Gentle Giant Harry Potter Collection Statues for 2007

Posted by: sue
August 27, 2006, 04:27 PM

Gentle Giant Ltd, makers of a Harry Potter collection of statues and mini busts, have now announced two new products for 2007. These will include new mini busts of Mad-Eye Moody and Hagrid, which will be available in February of next year. It is also believed they will be releasing a VoldemortContinued...

Coltrane Interviews

Robbie Coltrane: Hagrid Based on Hell's Angels

Posted by: sue
July 19, 2006, 07:39 AM

Actor Robbie Coltrane has given a new interview to the Daily Record where he discusses his role as Hagrid in the Harry Potter films. The actor, who says he just finished filming his scenes for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, says that Hagrid is based on a character like a Hell's AngelContinued...

HP Cast

Potter Actors on Greatest UK TV Stars Poll

Posted by: sue
July 15, 2006, 07:22 PM

ITV has compiled a list of "TV's 50 Greatest Stars" in the UK, and have included several performers from the world of Harry Potter. This list includes Robbie Coltrane (Hagrid), Julie Walters (Molly Weasley), Dawn French (The Fat Lady, PoA), Lenny Henry (voice of the shrunken head in PoA),Continued...

OotP Film

Robbie Coltrane Wraps Filming for Phoenix

Posted by: sue
July 15, 2006, 07:01 PM

The Toronto Sun has a brief new interview with actor Robbie Coltrane, who plays Rubeus Hagrid in the Harry Potter films. While speaking about his return to the television series Cracker, the article notes that Robbie has " just wrapped his scenes on the fifth Harry Potter movie." In thisContinued...