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Thousands Try for Patil

Posted by: Melissa
December 22, 2003, 08:55 AM

CBBC reports that thousands of teenage hopefuls turned out for the Patil twins open casting call in London.
Thanks, Clare!


Thewlis Hired for Heaven

Posted by: Melissa
December 19, 2003, 09:26 AM

David Thewlis, who will grace the big screen as Prof. Lupin in PoA next spring, has been attached to the film, Kingdom of Heaven according to The BBC.
Thanks, Alice!

Editor's Note: The news is about half way down the page.


The Patil Sisters: GoF

Posted by: Kristin
December 19, 2003, 07:06 AM

CBBC has a bit more on what the WB is looking for in the Patil sisters.


More Jason Issacs

Posted by: Kristin
December 19, 2003, 07:03 AM

With the release of his movie Peter Pan, we have a new interview with Harry Potter actor Jason Issacs:

Alas, he is not in the next Harry Potter film - his character was not in the story. But Malfoy is in the next book and he's keeping his fingers crossed that the character will be in that film.
"You know, it's a bitContinued...


PoA to be released in IMAX

Posted by: Melissa
December 18, 2003, 03:47 PM

PoA will be seen on Sony IMAX screen, WB has announced.


Filmjerk: WB says "not happening" on Stuart Baird as director of OotP

Posted by: Melissa
December 17, 2003, 01:30 AM

Filmjerk did a little further digging into the highly improbaby rumors of Stuart Baird directing the fifth Potter film:

The reaction from the press department at Warner Bros.?: “We are not even thinking about a director for the fifth film yet...

Another person from withinContinued...


John Cleese May Run for Office

Posted by: Melissa
December 16, 2003, 04:57 PM

The Houston Chronicle reports that John Cleese, A.K.A. Nearly Headless Nick, may run for California public office.
For his sake, we'll hope it goes better then The Headless Hunt campaign.

Thanks, Curtis!


Professor Flitwick Also a Gremlin

Posted by: Melissa
December 16, 2003, 09:40 AM

BBC News has a nice list of Ten Things We Didn't Know Last Week - including a certain something about Warwick Davis, who plays Professor Flitwick in the Harry Potter films.
Thanks, Dee!


OOtP Casting Rumors

Posted by: Melissa
December 15, 2003, 04:35 PM

There are rumors about the trio being signed for the fifth movie floating around the net. Don't buy them - they're still wrapping up PoA and are in pre-prod on GoF...the script has not been written, no one's talking (at least in anywhere near a public arena) about casting yet. It's wayyyy too early.


Large Movie Scans

Posted by: Kristin
December 15, 2003, 07:45 AM

Several readers have pointed us toward, which has up links to large scans of PoA photos, as well as a few shots from the next movie calendar. Here's what's new:

Emma Watson calendar image
Daniel Radcliffe in a calendar image
Thanks guys!


Emma Watson Attends LOTR Premiere

Posted by: Melissa
December 11, 2003, 10:06 PM

Emma Watson appeared tonight at the Lord of the Rings: Return of the King premiere tonight in the Leicester Square Odeon Theatre.

Thanks very much to Page from for the pic and the heads-up!

Suzi also sends us a link to this BBC gallery in which they call her "Emily Watson."


Happy Birthday Gilderoy!

Posted by: Melissa
December 10, 2003, 08:41 PM

Kenneth Branagh, A.K.A. Gilderoy Lockhart, celebrated his 43rd birthday today.
Happy Birthday to Kenneth!

Thanks, Grace!


Interview with Mike Newell

Posted by: Melissa
December 10, 2003, 11:09 AM has an interview with Mike Newell discussing GoF.
Thank you to everyone who sent this in! :)


Cuarón & Potter

Posted by: Kristin
December 10, 2003, 07:37 AM

Cine Premiere Mexican film magazine has an article this month about Prisoner of Azkaban, as well as a short "20 Mexicans that made it in 2003", which includes Alfonso Cuarón. was kind enough to send us the translation.
Thanks, Fran!

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Studio Seeks Patil Twins

Posted by: Melissa
December 09, 2003, 12:58 PM

BBCi Films is reporting that there is an open casting call for, "twin asian girls" (Parvati & Padma Patil) for GoF.
...which could only mean that they are planning on including the Yule Ball in the GoF movie...Christmas has come early this year! Thank you to everyone who emailed this in!

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