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Of Centaurs and Kreacher

Posted by: sue
July 18, 2007, 01:25 AM

There is a fascinating article now online that details some of the work that went into creating some of the special effects and creatures seen in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. In this detailed article, the work done by Framestore CFC is highlighted, including the job they had while creating the Centaurs. OfContinued...

Home Video / DVD

Harry Potter High Def DVD Box Set Due This Year

Posted by: sue
July 17, 2007, 11:31 PM

At the Home Media Expo in Las Vegas, Warner Brothers has now announced that a special five disc box set containing Blu-Ray high definition DVDs of the Harry Potter films will be released this year. While a specific release date was not given, VideoBusiness.com has some details of this set which includeContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Video of "Deathly Hallows" Ready for Delivery

Posted by: sue
July 17, 2007, 11:17 PM

It’s getting closer everyone! The day Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows will be released is just a few days away, and now Sky News in the UK has some tantalizing footage of the books being packed up ready for delivery to stores and homes every where. To watch(no spoilers!), click here.

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Cheryl Klein and the Continuity of Harry Potter

Posted by: sue
July 17, 2007, 10:10 PM

Yesterday Cheryl Klein, an editor with Arthur A. Levine Books and Scholastic, appeared on the fine NPR program “Talk of the Nation,” and discussed her work as continuity editor of the Harry Potter novels. Cheryl described her work which involves such things as keeping track of variousContinued...

Grint Interviews

Rupert Grint Appears on CBS Early Show

Posted by: Edward
July 17, 2007, 06:42 PM

Earlier this morning actor Rupert Grint made his appearance on the CBS Early Show to talk about Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and what he does on his off time from filming. He also talks about the recent Hand, Foot and Wand imprint event that he, along with Dan Radcliffe and Emma Watson, tookContinued...

Watson Interviews

AskMen.com Interview with Emma Watson

Posted by: Edward
July 17, 2007, 03:56 PM

AskMen.com is featuring an interview with actress Emma Watson conducted by IGN. In the 18 question interview, Emma talks about filming the recently released Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, discusses working with costars Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood) and Imelda StauntonContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Asda "Deathly Hallows" Books Despute Resolved for Now (updated)

Posted by: sue
July 17, 2007, 01:59 PM

Update: An apparent unpaid bill was apparently behind the reason the Asda stores in the UK felt they would not be receiving copies of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The BBC reported earlier today that Bloomsbury is claiming the Asda chain of stores had not paid the bill for the copies ofContinued...

Charity

Potter Actors Attend Charity Event in Colorado

Posted by: sue
July 17, 2007, 01:45 PM

Several days ago actors Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy), Devon Murray (Seamus) and Jamie Waylett (Vincent Crabbe) attended a charity event in Colorado. The charity, There with Care, which provides services for families of critically ill children, held their event in Boulder Colorado, which involved a specialContinued...

OotP Film

Tonks Talks: A New Interview with Natalia Tena

Posted by: sue
July 17, 2007, 01:36 PM

Actress Natalia Tena has given a new interview where she discusses her role as Tonks in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Saying she had not known anything about Harry Potter before winning the role of the Hufflepuff auror, she has since read the books and says that she really liked “PrisonerContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Jim Dale Not Talking the End of "Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: sue
July 17, 2007, 03:24 AM

The New York Times has a new interview with actor Jim Dale about the work he does recording the audio books of the US editions of the Harry Potter novels. In this new article, Mr. Dale says after completing his work for the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows audiobook, he of course knows the endingContinued...

Contests

Deathly Dursleys Contest Winners Announced

Posted by: Edward
July 17, 2007, 03:11 AM

In addition to the Autograph Contest we held this past month, we are jumping to announce the winners of another contest we’ve been running: The Deathly Dursleys! This contest had you write the part in the soon to be released Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, where Harry returns to the DursleyContinued...

Contests

Winners for the Deathly Hallows Autograph Contest Announced

Posted by: Edward
July 17, 2007, 02:47 AM

Last month our contest crew brought you their latest contest, to see who could write the Most Inspirational and Most Humorous inscription you would like to see J. K. Rowling write in your copy of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. After receiving many entries, our contest staff hasContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling Asking Booksellers for Help in Case of Young Madeleine

Posted by: sue
July 16, 2007, 06:54 PM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is continuing in her efforts to help locate a young girl from the UK who went missing from her family while on holiday a few months ago. The case of four year old Madeleine McCann has generated world wide response, including early response fromContinued...

Harry Potter Week on CC2k Pop Culture Website

Posted by: Edward
July 16, 2007, 06:51 PM

Pop-Culture fandom web community CinCity2000 is joining the Harry Potter bandwagon in this last week before the book with their own Harry Potter Week. Beginning today, the site will feature various articles and opinion pieces, along with other fandom related content on its site. Many topics will beContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Harry Potter Place Party, "Deathly Hallows" Reading Reminder and More

Posted by: sue
July 16, 2007, 05:16 PM

As we are in the final week before the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, we have a few reminders of events happening the night before the release of the book at midnight.

Last month we told you Scholastic would be holding a Harry Potter Place street party in NewContinued...

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