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From Dark Horizons:Harry Potter and

Posted by: Melissa
August 14, 2002, 02:54 PM

From Dark Horizons:

Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets: Seems that Warners is starting to test commercials for "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets." Here's Chris with a point-by-point description of what he saw:

"Just today my friend and I were a part of a test market for the "HarryContinued...

From the Globe and Mail

Posted by: Leaky
August 14, 2002, 12:07 PM

From the Globe and Mail comes this story of how the "Harry Potter" books are helping a family cope with the loss of a loved one:

Depression and death are central themes in Rowling's Harry Potter books. Harry survives the murderous attack on his family, but bears his signature jagged scar on his forehead fromContinued...

From the Lancaster (Pennsylvania) New

Posted by: Leaky
August 13, 2002, 05:46 PM

From the Lancaster (Pennsylvania) New Era:

Competitors in the Lancaster YMCA triathlon might notice a few things at next month's race:

-- Some new guys directing traffic on the bike course.
-- A bigger crowd of racers.
-- And, oh yeah, maybe a guy in a wizard's hat crossing the finish line.

All are the resultContinued...

Thanks to Shahar and Yali

Posted by: Melissa
August 12, 2002, 01:13 PM

Thanks to Shahar and Yali for sending us some more game pics - the previously released Game Cube (thanks Jason for the correction) and PC - the COSPics page is now updated with them.

Britt sends us two new

Posted by: Melissa
August 12, 2002, 10:35 AM

Britt sends us two new pics from the COS PC game: (and thanks Shahar, for sending us one of the same ones as well)

PC Game Pic 1 PC Game Pic 2

Thanks very much to readers

Posted by: Melissa
August 12, 2002, 10:02 AM

Thanks very much to readers Trina and Taylor, for sending us scans of the Premiere article! Check it out.

Counting Down brings us a

Posted by: Melissa
August 11, 2002, 10:54 PM

Counting Down brings us a rare peek at Rupert Grint's to-be-unveiled official Web site. Thanks!

And thank you Maia, for

Posted by: Melissa
August 11, 2002, 11:39 AM

And thank you Maia, for this blurb from Premiere Magazine, where there is also a picture of Harrry examining Godric Gryffindor's sword - if anyone can scan this for us, we'd appreciate it! Here's the article (which, strangely enough, doesn't seem to know about Cuaron directing...er....):

After directing theContinued...

Thank you much, much, muchly

Posted by: Melissa
August 11, 2002, 11:35 AM

Thank you much, much, muchly to Katia, for sending us these glorious pics from the HP sticker and postcard books. Some new scenes in the lot, so have fun: (click to enlarge)

Two new Hi-Res pics from

Posted by: Melissa
August 10, 2002, 01:07 PM

Two new Hi-Res pics from WB's Fall Preview: We've seen these in EW, but here they are in big glossy format:

Holy moly, thank you to

Posted by: Melissa
August 09, 2002, 12:57 PM

Holy moly, thank you to our friend from Germany, "cads," for the cadre of HP2 Video Game stills. A few are old, a few are new, but they're all big and beautiful and in one place. Here you go:

PlayStation:

Play Station Pic 1
Play Station Pic 2

Play Station Pic 3
Play Station Pic 4
Play Station Pic 5

X-Box

X Box Pic 1Continued...

Patrick from the CDP Network

Posted by: Leaky
August 08, 2002, 11:52 AM

Patrick from the CDP Network pointed us to this article from the BBC, on how the DVD of Lord of the Rings has sold a record-breaking 1.27 million DVD and video copies on its first day on release in the UK.

The Barrington [Illinois] Courier-Review brings us this story of a birthday party for Harry Potter celebrated byContinued...

A ha! The mysterious Dan-pic

Posted by: Melissa
August 07, 2002, 11:43 PM

A ha! The mysterious Dan-pic sender has a name! Thanks Annie!

Also - the trailer playing in front of Spy Kids 2 is the OLD one, nothing new. Ahem, WB, it's TIME for a new trailer. (Was that not subtle enough?)

Tons of pics sent to

Posted by: Melissa
August 07, 2002, 09:26 AM

Tons of pics sent to us by readers - time to catch up! (click on the pics to enlarge)

First and foremost...today's Niffler Award (hidden treasure, I tell ya...) goes to ... well, he didn't send us his name. But he DID send us a picture of Daniel Radcliffe as a youngster, and it's darling:

Young Danny - aw.

Next, theContinued...

From Canada.com, first in the

Posted by: Leaky
August 06, 2002, 11:33 PM

From Canada.com, first in the Spokesman Review: The makers of the Spy Kids and Harry Potter movies have found themselves in a race against puberty to put sequels into theatres while their young stars are still baby-faced. With hundreds of millions of dollars at stake, the hurried pace for those follow-ups is a bid toContinued...

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