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Rupert Grint: One of England's 16 Best and Brightest Teens

Posted by: sue
November 28, 2004, 07:43 AM

The Guardian newspaper has an article listing 16 of England's best and brightest 16 year olds, and actor Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) is on that list. The article notes how the young actor saw that they were casting for the first Potter film, and put together a video of himself actingContinued...


New Harry Potter Stamps

Posted by: sue
November 27, 2004, 10:46 AM

There are new Harry Potter themed stamps soon to be available in the U.K. The stamps will feature scenes from the Harry Potter films and novels and include Harry, Ron, Hermione as well as Hagrid. A spokesperson said "We had wanted to issue Harry Potter stamps for some time. The idea behind using Harry is to encourageContinued...


Isaacs Doing "Spit and a Cough" in Goblet of Fire

Posted by: Melissa
November 26, 2004, 11:33 AM

Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy) recently sent a note to his fans at the Unofficial Jason Isaacs Page in which he mentioned his filming on Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, which probably means the filming of the graveyard scene will take place in February:

"Like I said, I'm doing aContinued...

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Matthew Lewis to Switch on Christmas Lights

Posted by: sue
November 25, 2004, 05:22 PM

Actor Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom ) is set to switch on Christmas lights for the town of Ilkley, England. The festivities are set to happen at 5pm Saturday, November 27th.


GoF on TRL Next Week

Posted by: Melissa
November 24, 2004, 09:34 AM

In July we told you that the MTV Total Request Live segment that was slated to feature their contest winner visiting the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire set (as well as cast members) was postponed until November; sources say that it will appear next week. HPANA asked a producer, who told them it will air on Monday, NovemberContinued...

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Canadian" ETalk Daily" Interview with Harry Potter Cast Members

Posted by: sue
November 23, 2004, 07:28 AM

Veritaserum has posted a video and transcript of interviews done with Harry Potter cast members at last weeks PoA DVD launch party in London, England. Canadian televison program ETalk Daily spoke with actors Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, David Thewlis, and Tom Felton at the party. SeveralContinued...


Heyman: Cocker to Play Weird Sister

Posted by: Melissa
November 22, 2004, 07:31 PM

jarviscocker.jpgHarry Potter Producer David Heyman told us at the DVD launch that singer/songwriter Jarvis Cocker (seen at left) will not only be creating some music for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - he will be appearing at the Yule Ball as a member of the popular wizarding group, The Weird Sisters.

"The Weird Sisters,Continued...


Chris Rankin: Percy Not In GoF

Posted by: sue
November 22, 2004, 04:31 PM

In a new interview with BBC Norfolk, actor Chris Rankin reinforces what he had said previously, that his character of Percy Weasley would not be in the upcoming Goblet of Fire film.

"Because Percy has always been a minor principal and his storyline doesn't generally affect the main three characters, they'veContinued...


Cuarón Would "Love" to Return to Direct Later Film; Inks 3-year WB Production Deal

Posted by: Melissa
November 22, 2004, 05:58 AM

More from our DVD launch coverage, this time from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban director Alfonso Cuarón, asked about whether he would return to direct HP 5, 6 or 7:

"Later on if I could I would love to come back and work on another HarryContinued...

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Slide, Step 1-2-3: Dance lessons for Harry Potter Cast

Posted by: sue
November 21, 2004, 09:57 AM

Actor Jamie Waylett(Vincent Crabbe) has a new entry on his website where he lets know more about the DVD launch party in London. Just like fellow castmember Bonnie Wright(see below) Jamie mentions as well the rehearsals for a scene in the upcoming Goblet of Fire movie. The Yule Ball scenesContinued...


Bonnie: Yule Ball a Tango Away

Posted by: Melissa
November 21, 2004, 12:05 AM

Our DVD launch report continues, this time with some words from the lovely and polite Bonnie Wright, a.k.a Ginny Weasley in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, who took a minute to talk to us at the party.

TLC: What's happening in your dance scene?
I'm dancing with Matt [Lewis, a.k.a. Neville Longbottom],Continued...

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Producer Heyman "Cautiously Optimistic" for Kids' Return to Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Posted by: Melissa
November 20, 2004, 11:44 AM

At the Prisoner of Azkaban DVD launch, Producer David Heyman said to assembled reporters that he is optimistic about the return of Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint for the film version of Harry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixContinued...


Sunday Telegraph: Underwater Filming at Leavesden

Posted by: Melissa
November 20, 2004, 11:40 AM

The Sunday Telegraph quotes David Heyman from the DVD launch talking about some of the tremendous sets from Azkaban:

"We have had to build a dedicated tank which was incredibly involved, but I think it will look spectacular," he said.
Filming has taken place in short bursts, with diversContinued...

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Reminder: Weasley Family on Ministry of Mayhem

Posted by: Melissa
November 20, 2004, 05:02 AM

Quick reminder that the Weasley family is on iTV's Ministry of Mayhem!

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Guardian Interview with Dame Maggie Smith

Posted by: sue
November 19, 2004, 07:06 PM

The Guardian newspaper has a new interview with actress Maggie Smith( Professor McGonagall) It is a good feature on Maggie Smith's career, however the acclaimed actress only mentions very briefly her work on the upcoming Goblet of Fire film.

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