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Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Severus Snape!

Posted by: Stephanie_J
January 09, 2012, 02:24 PM

According to J.K. Rowling's calendar, today marks what would have been Prof. Severus Snape's 52nd birthday. Let's all take a moment to raise our glasses of butterbeer to honor a very brave man.

Film Awards

"Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Wins Golden Tomato Award

Posted by: Stephanie_J
January 06, 2012, 08:35 PM

"Deathly Hallows: Part 2" became the first Harry Potter film to receive the Golden Tomato award for being the best reviewed major film at Rotten Tomatoes in 2011. The final Potter film received a 96% rating. The rating was determined from over 200 reviews written by critics.

While the thought of winningContinued...

DH Film

BAFTA Longlist Released, "Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Contender in 11 Categories

DH Film
Posted by: Stephanie_J
January 06, 2012, 12:28 PM

The British Academy Film Awards, commonly referred to as the BAFTA Awards, released their longlist of contenders for the 2012 ceremony. "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" is up for possible nomination in 11 categories, including Outstanding British Film and BestContinued...

Movies

Diagon Alley Set to be Included in Warner Bros. Studio Tour - The Making of Harry Potter

Posted by: Stephanie_J
December 19, 2011, 09:37 AM

London mayor Boris Johnson was present this morning at Warner Bros. Studio Tour to help reveal the latest Harry Potter set to be joining the Making of Harry Potter tour.

Guests at the Studio Tour will have the opportunity to walk through Diagon Alley, and seeContinued...

DH Film

"Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Shortlisted for Visual Effects Oscar

DH Film
Posted by: Stephanie_J
December 10, 2011, 03:25 PM

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2" is shortlisted as one of the top 15 films that is in the running for a 2012 visual effects Oscar. The list was released by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Other films in the running include "Thor," "Captain America," "SuperContinued...

HP Cast

Katie Leung to make Stage Debut in 2012, Phelps Twins Open Teenage Cancer Unit in Birmingham

Posted by: Stephanie_J
December 07, 2011, 08:28 PM

Playbill.com is reporting that actress Katie Leung (Cho Chang) will make her stage debut this winter in the play "Wild Swans." Leung has been cast as Er-Hong, one of the main characters in the play. "Wild Swans" is based off the memoir of the same nameContinued...

Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe Named 'Entertainer of the Year' by Entertainment Weekly

Posted by: Stephanie_J
December 07, 2011, 03:36 PM

Entertainment Weekly has named actor Daniel Radcliffe their "Entertainer of the Year" for 2011 following the success of the final "Harry Potter" film and his critically acclaimed performance on Broadway's "How to Succeed in Business..."

EW editor Jess Cagle appeared on GoodContinued...

DH Film

Cast Sum Up Harry Potter in Two Words, Behind the Scenes Look at Stunts in "Part 2"

DH Film
Posted by: Stephanie_J
December 02, 2011, 09:12 PM

Yahoo! Movies asked members of the cast from "Harry Potter" to sum up the series in two words. The answers ranged from "crazy fun" to "bloody brilliant." Find out who said what by watching the video at this link. Cast members who participated included Evanna Lynch,Continued...

Actor Interviews

Harrods Blu-Ray and DVD Launch Interview: "You'll remember Potter as people's childhood" [Full Transcript]

Posted by: Rosi
December 02, 2011, 02:05 PM

Yesterday, 1st December, Leaky attended the Blu-ray and DVD release event at Harrods, where 300 fans had their copies of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" signed by Warwick Davis (Professor Flitwick and Griphook), James Phelps (Fred Weasley), Oliver Phelps (George Weasley), MarkContinued...

DH Film

WB Considering Theatrical Re-release of "Deathly Hallows: Part 2" in NYC and LA

DH Film
Posted by: Stephanie_J
December 01, 2011, 08:39 PM

According to Variety, Warner Bros. is considering re-releasing "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" in theaters at select locations in New York and Los Angeles. The theatrical re-release would be part of WB's ongoing efforts for the film to receive Oscar nominationsContinued...

Radcliffe

Dan Radcliffe to Star as Allen Ginsberg in Upcoming Film?

Posted by: Edward
December 01, 2011, 06:58 PM

The Guardian is reporting that Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) is in negotiations to play poet Allen Ginsberg in a film, "Kill Your Darlings."  While information is still scarce about the project, the paper details that the film will be written and directed by John Krodidas, who is knownContinued...

Yates Interviews

David Yates Receives BAFTA Brittania Award, Talks Future "Doctor Who" Project

Posted by: Stephanie_J
December 01, 2011, 06:44 PM

Director David Yates was presented with the John Schelsinger Britannia Award for Excellence in Directing on Wednesday night at the Los Angeles BAFTA ceremony. According to the Telegraph, a surprise video message to Yates from Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma WatsonContinued...

Music

"Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Soundtrack Nominated for a Grammy

Posted by: Stephanie_J
December 01, 2011, 09:54 AM

The soundtrack for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2," composed by Alexandre Desplat, has been nominated for a Grammy in the category of Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media.

Desplat is also nominated again in the same category for composing the score to "The King's Speech."Continued...

DH Film

David Yates, Helena Bonham Carter and Producers Attend "Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Screening and Q&A in Hollywood

DH Film
Posted by: Stephanie_J
November 30, 2011, 11:40 PM

On Tuesday night, Variety hosted a screening of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2" in Los Angeles as part of a campaign to build Oscar buzz for the final film in the series. Present at the screening were producers David HeymanContinued...

Fans

Report: Second Harry Potter Theme Park Slated for Universal Studios Hollywood (Updated)

Posted by: Edward
November 30, 2011, 07:19 PM

The Wall Street Journal has just issued a report that the Universal Studios Hollywood will be the site of a second Wizarding World of Harry Potter type theme park in the coming years.  The article sites persons familiar with the plans and says an official announcementContinued...

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