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Icelandic Translation of OotP

Posted by: Melissa
October 28, 2003, 12:37 PM

The Icelandic translation of OotP, or Harry Potter og Fönixreglan, will be released on November 1st. The cover is that of the American edition.
Editor's Commentary: The publishers site is in Icelandic only. For those of you interested in OotP in Icelandic, the first link is about the printing of the book,Continued...

Books

Italian Cover of OotP

Posted by: Melissa
October 28, 2003, 11:21 AM

The Italian version of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix will be released on Halloween. Vincenzo was nice enough to send us a photo of the cover.
Thanks, Vincenzo!

Movies

HP4U Set Report

Posted by: Kristin
October 28, 2003, 09:03 AM

Kevin from HP4U.CO.UK wrote to tell us of a recent set report they have up - scroll down to find the October 16th entry. Thanks, Kevin!

Harry-Inspired Technology

Posted by: Kristin
October 28, 2003, 06:36 AM

Nokia's Chief Technical Officer, Yrjo Neuvo, discusses the future of technology, and remarks that J.K. Rowling got him to thinking.
Thanks to Jeremy and Peter for the link!

New at the Lexicon

Posted by: Melissa
October 27, 2003, 02:12 PM

Lexicon superhero (without the tights) Steve Vander Ark has updated with a nifty Galleons to Dollars Converter. (Am now very glad my paycheck comes in dollars.)

Harry in Off the Mark

Posted by: Melissa
October 27, 2003, 01:07 PM

Today's Off the Mark featured a familiar scar.
Thanks, Ruhama!

Movies

Hagrid Talks Rugby and Robbie

Posted by: Melissa
October 27, 2003, 09:00 AM

Martin Bayfield discusses rugby, his future career and playing Hagrid (he's Robbie Coltrane's body double) in the Harry Potter films.

Hogwarts Detention Dispenser

Posted by: Melissa
October 27, 2003, 08:51 AM

Apparently Snape is getting a little help these days from the Automated Detention Dispenser found at Grusha.net.
Thank you, Jimmy and Frank!

Theatrical Trailer For Peter Pan

Posted by: Melissa
October 26, 2003, 03:59 PM

The theatrical trailer of Peter Pan, starring Jason Isaacs, is now available.
Thank you, Marie

Muggles in Ziggy Comic

Posted by: Melissa
October 26, 2003, 03:52 PM

Thanks to everyone who sent in this Ziggy cartoon!

Boy Gets a "Potter" Scar

Posted by: Melissa
October 26, 2003, 03:48 PM

The Sun reports that a boy received a scar like Harry's when he jumped in front of a truck to save his friend.
Thanks to everyone who sent this in!

J.K. Rowling

Photos of J.K. at Prince of Asturias Awards

Posted by: Melissa
October 25, 2003, 10:05 AM

Expresohogwarts.com has some photos of J.K. Rowling accepting her Prince of Asturias Award in Spain on Friday.
Editor's Note: Click on NOTICIA COMPLETA below the picture of Rowling on the page for more photos.

Thank you, El Cronista de Salem!

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling's Speech

Posted by: Melissa
October 24, 2003, 04:32 PM

Arlene was nice enough to send us a link to J.K. Rowling's acceptance speech (in English) from the Prince of Asturias Awards ceremony.

J.K. Rowling

JK Rowling Meets with Children in Spain

Posted by: Melissa
October 24, 2003, 09:42 AM

JK Rowling met with 18 children at the Hotel de la Reconquista’s Covadonga Hall in Spain. The children came from the Oviedo Children’s Hospital and the San José Children’s Home for the chance to ask Rowling questions about herself and Harry. Rowling will be receiving the Prince ofContinued...

Movies

The Casting of Charlie For Weasley Portrait

Posted by: Melissa
October 24, 2003, 08:57 AM

Digicasey has what appears to be call sheets from the PoA film set back in February. The bottom of the call sheet, under "Costume Fittings- Weasley Cairo Portrait", lists Alex Crockford as Charlie Weasley.
Thanks, Inge!

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