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Ianevski, Newell to Attend Bulgaria Premiere

Posted by: Melissa
October 29, 2005, 10:25 PM

Viktor Krum portrayer Stanislav Ianevski and Director Mike Newell are slated to attend the Bulgarian premiere of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire at the Arena-West movie theater in Sofia on November 25, according to Sofia News Agency. Thanks, Rhonda, for letting us know.


Reuters Photos, Video Interview with Mike Newell, Dan Radcliffe

Posted by: sue
October 25, 2005, 10:59 AM

Reuters has now posted a short video interview with Goblet of Fire director Mike Newell and actor Daniel Radcliffe. There are only short clips with these two, and most of the piece is the trailer for the film. Note: If you have trouble with the link, once at the video section,scrollContinued...


Complete Goblet of Fire Press Conference Transcript

Posted by: sue
October 23, 2005, 01:59 PM

Everyone, the fabulous Leaky Cauldron Transcript elves, along with the wonderous Micah from MuggleNet, worked long and hard through the night drinking many cups of coffee to present this complete Goblet of Fire press conference transcript. Enjoy!
* Part One: GoF Producer David Heyman andContinued...


New Magazine Articles on Goblet of Fire

Posted by: sue
October 04, 2005, 09:10 AM

There have been several new magazine articles recently about the upcoming Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire film.
Veritaserum has posted scans from the new issue of Disney Adventures Magazine, which has interviews with actors Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), Robert PattinsonContinued...


Newell on the "Anarchy" of Hogwarts

Posted by: Melissa
September 05, 2005, 01:20 AM

In the Associated Press's fall movie preview, GoF director Mike Newell talks about the anarchy of Hogwarts:

"Aside from everything else, these are school stories," Newell said. "In a middle-of-the-road English education, the teachers are embattled, the school is a very kind of anarchic place andContinued...

Celebs on HP

Joss Whedon on Directing Harry Potter

Posted by: Melissa
August 25, 2005, 12:57 PM

whedonthumb.jpgJoss Whedon (Buffy, Angel, Firefly and Serenity mastermind who many Potter fans have said they'd love to see direct a Potter film) - recently took part in a chat with Empire Online in which he addresses the question (transcript on the Australian Serenity site):

Iaamond: Joss, what can a BrowncoatContinued...


Special BAFTA Award for Director Mike Newell

Posted by: sue
June 28, 2005, 11:16 AM

newell.jpgVariety is reporting today that Goblet of Fire film director Mike Newell will be receiving a special award from the British Academy of Film & Television Arts. Mr. Newell will be the recipient of the "John Schlesinger Britannia Award for artistic excellence at the Britannia Awards to be presentedContinued...


Comic Con: Mike Newell Interview, More

Posted by: sue
June 18, 2005, 01:48 PM

Comic Con International will be taking place again this year in San Diego, and Warner Brothers will be promoting the upcoming Goblet of Fire film at this convention in July. There is a magazine the convention sends out, and it contains a new interview with Goblet film director Mike Newell. A young fourteenContinued...


Empire Online Talks Potter Films with Watson and Heyman

Posted by: sue
February 18, 2005, 09:48 AM

Empire Online caught up with Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) and Potter film producer David Heyman after this year's BAFTA awards, and has a brief interview with them. David Heyman spoke about the changes in the next two films, and especially hightlighted the changes that will be evidentContinued...


Azkaban Leads Saturn Award Nominations

Posted by: sue
February 09, 2005, 07:01 AM

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban lead the way as nominations for the 31st Annual Saturn Awards have been announced. The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films nominated Azkaban for a total of nine awards including Best Fantasy film, Best Directing for Alfonso Cuaron, Best WritingContinued...


Azkaban Gets the Golden Tomato Award

Posted by: sue
January 22, 2005, 10:45 AM

Website Rotten has given the Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban film an award. The third Potter movie received the Golden Tomato Award as it was named as overall "Best Reviewed Sci-Fi/Fantasy of 2004". The website notes:

"While the previous Potter movies were respectfullyContinued...


Interview with David Yates

Posted by: sue
January 19, 2005, 08:42 PM

David Yates, who was just formally announced as the director for the film version of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, recently gave an interview to Film London where he spoke about being involved with the fifth Potter movie.

Were you surprised to be asked to direct the latest Harry Potter installment?


Alfonso Cuaron to Direct "The Memory of Running"

Posted by: sue
January 12, 2005, 09:19 PM

Prisoner of Azkaban director Alfonso Cuaron has a new project lined up. According to CNN, he will be directing the adaptation of the book "The Memory of Running" by Ron McLarty. The novel, which is "the story of a 42-year-old alcoholic's quest for redemption on a bicycle trip acrossContinued...


2004: The Year in HP: A Leaky Cauldron Review

Posted by: Melissa
December 31, 2004, 06:26 PM

Happy New Year everyone! Because 2005 is going to be such a big year for Harry
fans, we thought now was a good time to look back at 2004, which
wasn't too shabby either where we're concerned. Editor Sue scoured our archives
and found all our 2004 highlights, so we hope you enjoy this littleContinued...

HP Cast

Launch Party Report 2: Matt Lewis and Alfie Enoch Chat It Up

Posted by: Melissa
December 04, 2004, 12:50 PM

(Click each pic for larger version)

Every once in a while an interview comes along where little to no real interviewing
happens. Sometimes the interview subjects launch into such natural, relaxed
conversation that the best thing any reporter can do is sit back, press "record"

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