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Emma Watson: "People" Magazine's This Weeks Best Dressed Star

Posted by: Catherine
October 21, 2012, 01:18 PM

This week, Emma Watson has been chosen by People Magazine as the Best Dressed star in Hollywood. Emma Watson was named "Best Dressed" based on fan votes with final decisions made by a board of People staff. People's Jennifer Cress reports:

After a tight race, Emma Watson managedContinued...

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Video: J. K. Rowling at Lincoln Center

Posted by: Mel
October 20, 2012, 09:09 PM

You can now watch the entirety of J. K. Rowling's appearance at the Lincoln Center in New York earlier this week. You can watch the video here or below. Please be forewarned that there is strong language in the video. 



Many thanks to SnitchSeeker for the tip!

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Pottermore Insider Shows Sneak Peak at Final "Chamber of Secrets" Update

Posted by: Mel
October 18, 2012, 08:38 PM

The Pottermore Insider has updated with a look at one of the Moments from the final "Chamber of Secrets" installment. The new image shows a look at Harry and Dumbledore in Professor McGonagall's office. You can see the image here.

This week, we’ve been putting the finishingContinued...

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Emma Watson Attends Elle Women in Hollywood Awards

Posted by: Mel
October 17, 2012, 08:53 PM

On Monday, Emma Watson attended Elle's 19th Annual Women in Hollywood Awards and you can see pictures of her at the event here in our galleries. Of the event, Watson said on her Twitter account, "Elle Women in Hollywood awards was so warm and inspiring tonight. It made me start want to be theContinued...

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Video: J. K. Rowling on The Daily Show

Posted by: Mel
October 16, 2012, 08:52 PM

J. K. Rowling appeared on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" yesterday, where she discussed The Casual Vacancy and talked a little bit about what it was like writing a hero figure for both The Casual Vacancy and Harry Potter. The political climate regarding benefits and welfare in both the UK and US wasContinued...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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"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. 

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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...

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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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