CBBC reports that thousands of teenage hopefuls turned out for the Patil twins open casting call in London.
Editor's Note: The news is about half way down the page.
CBBC has a bit more on what the WB is looking for in the Patil sisters.
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.
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PoA will be seen on Sony IMAX screen, WB has announced.
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...
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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.
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.
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.
Several readers have pointed us toward HPANA.com, 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 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 DanRadcliffe.co.uk for the pic and the heads-up!
Suzi also sends us a link to this BBC gallery in which they call her "Emily Watson."
Kenneth Branagh, A.K.A. Gilderoy Lockhart, celebrated his 43rd birthday today.
Happy Birthday to Kenneth!
Darkhorizons.com has an interview with Mike Newell discussing GoF.
Thank you to everyone who sent this in! :)
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. TotallyHarryPotter.org was kind enough to send us the translation.
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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!