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Have a very Harry Holiday This Fourth of July Weekend

Posted by: sue
June 23, 2008, 04:03 PM

ABC Family channel is set to broadcast another Harry Potter movie marathon this upcoming Fourth of July holiday weekend here in the US. As scores of readers have let us know, the channel is set to broadcast the first four Harry Potter films, starting with Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’sContinued...

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Warwick Davis Talks"Deathly Hallows" and "Half-Blood Prince"

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Posted by: sue
June 09, 2008, 08:15 PM

Warwick Davis has given a new interview to MTV, where he discusses his role as Professor Flitwick. The actor addresses his role as the Ravenclaw Charms Professor in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, saying his character is “light relief, ” andContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Robert Pattinson!

Posted by: Edward
May 13, 2008, 12:06 PM

Happy Birthday wishes go out today to actor Robert Pattinson, who portrayed Hufflepuff Cedric Diggory in the “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” film. Mr. Pattinson is celebrating his 22nd birthday today.

Also today, actress Zoë Wanamaker, who portrayed Madame Hooch in “Sorcerer’s Stone,”Continued...

Movies

Harry Potter: The Traveling Exhibition

Posted by: sue
April 25, 2008, 12:57 PM

There is some additional exciting news today for fans of the Harry Potter films, as the Becker Group, along with Warner Brothers Consumer Products are announcing a special traveling Harry Potter exhibition. According to this press release, this will be a “state-of-the-art exhibition highlighting artifactsContinued...

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"Lord of the Rings" Tops "Harry Potter" in New Book to Film Poll

Posted by: sue
December 05, 2007, 04:12 PM

There was yet another poll released in the UK asking people to vote for their favorite film adaptation of a beloved book series. The winner of the poll was Peter Jackson's adaptation of "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien, with the "Harry Potter" series by J.K. RowlingContinued...

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Chris Rankin Visits Voyager School in the UK for ITV Documentary

Posted by: Edward
December 01, 2007, 08:16 PM

Students of the Voyager School in the UK got a treat the other day when actor Chris Rankin (Percy Weasley) participated in a drama workshop at the school. An article online from the Peterborough Today reports on the visit which will be part of a new documentary set to be broadcastContinued...

Movies

(Updated)Reminder: Harry Potter Weekend on ABC Family Channel

Posted by: sue
November 30, 2007, 04:05 PM

A reminder of what we first told you several weeks ago that cable channel ABC Family will be broadcasting their special Harry Potter weekend beginning with Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone tonight. Airing tonight at 7:30pm (ET), the channel will then broadcast “Harry Potter and theContinued...

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Gandalf vs Dumbledore: Ian McKellen Talks Wizards

Posted by: sue
November 24, 2007, 08:43 PM

Sir Ian McKellen is the subject of a new profile in The Guardian, where the actor talks two famous wizards; Gandalf and Albus Dumbledore. In this candid interview, the actor who was nominated for an Oscar for his turn as Gandalf in the widely successful Lord of the Rings film trilogy, is askedContinued...

Movies

ABC Family to Air "Harry Potter Weekend" in December

Posted by: sue
November 18, 2007, 03:30 PM

The ABC Family television channel is once again set to air a Harry Potter weekend as part of their "Countdown to 25 Days to Christmas" special. "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" is set to air Friday November 30 at 7:30pm (ET), followed by "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" on Saturday,Continued...

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WB Revamps "Order of the Phoenix" Website

Posted by: sue
November 17, 2007, 05:19 PM

Warner Brothers has given the official US “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” website a complete makeover today. The site is now revamped to highlight the OotP DVD, with a special countdown clock that you can embed on your blog or website, ticking off the days hours and minutes untilContinued...

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Reminder: Harry Potter Event Today in Belfast, Ireland

Posted by: sue
November 10, 2007, 02:02 PM

Previously we told you that actress Natalia Tena (Tonks) would be taking part in a Harry Potter event in Belfast, Ireland. That event is today, and joining Natalia at this same event will be Harry Potter actors Chris Rankin who plays Percy Weasley, and Jamie Yeates who played the nasty SlytherinContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, John Cleese

Posted by: Edward
October 27, 2007, 03:43 PM

Actor John Cleese, who plays the ghost of Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington (a.k.a. Nearly Headless Nick) in the Harry Potter films, celebrates his 68th birthday today. Happy Birthday John! Cheers!

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Movie Night In the Corner Booth

Posted by: Edward
October 26, 2007, 03:43 PM

Get your popcorn, jumbo cola, and Milk Duds at the ready! The Corner Booth is hosting the first of four Harry Potter movie nights beginning Friday, October 26th at 8 p.m. EST. Starting with the classic “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,” join your fellow Corner Booth movie-goers who willContinued...

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Phelps Twins to Narrate "Once Upon A Time" Story-Book Concert in UK

Posted by: Edward
September 22, 2007, 09:12 PM

Actors James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley) are joining the famed Hallé symphony orchestra and conductor John Wilson for a family concert this October, that will combine the past-times of story-telling and music-making. Entitled: “Once Upon A Time … withContinued...

Movies

WB: Harry Potter Films Now the Top Grossing Franchise of All-Time

Posted by: sue
September 11, 2007, 01:34 AM

Variety is reporting tonight that Warner Brothers has announced the Harry Potter film series are now the top-grossing film franchise in movie history. Amassing a staggering ” $4.47 billion worldwide,” the series about the boy who lived has surpassed the box office totalsContinued...