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New Trailer Clip

Posted by: Kristin
March 24, 2004, 08:36 PM

No sign of the new Official Harry Potter site for PoA but HPANA and Wandless Magic both have clips from Extra and Access Hollywood. Stay tuned for more.


EXCLUSIVE Sneak Peek: Set to Unveil New Design Today, Including New Trailer

Posted by: Melissa
March 24, 2004, 05:00 PM

The new and improved, which we previewed last month, will reveal its new look today, . The site will include the brand-new, much-hyped trailer which goes live early this evening (the 5pm was a misunderstanding on my part - my bad). Here at TLC we bringContinued...


Interview With James Phelps, Oliver Phelps, Matthew Lewis, and Devon Murray

Posted by: Kristin
March 24, 2004, 07:31 AM

TLC reader Crystal recently attended Celebrity Autograph Expo, where she had the opportunity to interview James Phelps, Oliver Phelps, Devon Murray, and Matthew Lewis - read to find out what they enjoy about filming, their scariest 'fan' moments, real life (JamesContinued...


Set Report Part IV!

Posted by: Melissa
March 24, 2004, 12:21 AM

To tide us over until the trailer hits, here is part four of Leaky's Prisoner of Azkaban set report, "Flights and French Men." Starring in this installment are the Fat Lady and a rather unexpected character. Enjoy!


Trailer Satellite Feed Times

Posted by: Melissa
March 23, 2004, 10:52 PM

The new trailer will hit satellite feeds tomorrow night. The times are:
Wednesday, March 24 2004
9:30 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. ET
Thursday, March 25 2004
5:00 a.m. - 5:15 a.m. ET
1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. ET

Telstar 5, Transponder 14 (C-Band)
Downlink Freq: 3980 MHz HorizontalContinued...


WB: Kate Winslet Rumor False

Posted by: Melissa
March 23, 2004, 12:01 PM

Directly from WB: The rumor about Kate Winslet in discussion to play a French wizard - perhaps Fleur - in Goblet of Fire is false.

Report from Melbourne Lecture

Posted by: Melissa
March 23, 2004, 07:24 AM

Shaun Hatley attended the University of Melbourne's Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Dean's Lecture entitled "'Harry Potter': Implications for Child and Adolescent Health on March 22, and filed a report with us at TLC. Professor Glenn Bowes, the Stevenson Professor and Head ofContinued...


GoF Casting Rumor

Posted by: Kristin
March 23, 2004, 07:06 AM

Sites all over the Internet are reporting that 29 year old Titanic actress Kate Winslet was asked to consider the role of Fleur Delacour in the upcoming film version of Goblet of Fire. This was supposedly commented on by her husband, director Sam Mendes, in an interview with Access Hollywood.
Please remember that we (strongly)Continued...

J.K. Rowling

Happy Birthday to J.K. Rowling's son, David Rowling Murray!

Posted by: Melissa
March 22, 2004, 08:46 PM

A very happy first birthday goes out today (March 23, GMT) to David Gordon Rowling Murray, the one-year-old with truly magical blood. Only 10 more years 'till Hogwarts!


Rickman Interview

Posted by: sue
March 22, 2004, 12:11 PM

From comes this interview with Alan Rickman who was recently in Argentina.When asked if he will be returning for the Goblet of Fire movie, Mr. Rickman says "eventually". Read the translation of the interview below. Thanks Andre!
Alan Rickman in Argentina
The actor that plays professor Snape is in Mar delContinued...


Rickman and Isaacs in Manchester United Film

Posted by: sue
March 22, 2004, 11:57 AM

Alan Rickman(Professor Snape) and Jason Isaacs(Lucius Malfoy) are set to star in a new film "Manchester United Ruined My Life". Filming for this movie is set to take place this summer on the Isle of Man. Thanks Denise!


GOF Set to Start Filming

Posted by: sue
March 21, 2004, 09:24 PM

Second unit filming is set to start in Glencoe, Scotland for "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire". While on location shooting will be in Exmoor, Devon, the Glen will be filmed for mountain scenery. The Daily Record also says ".. part of Glen Nevis where the quidditch match in Chamber Of Secrets took place,Continued...

Followup: Kristen and the Georgetown U. Graduate Thesis

Posted by: sue
March 21, 2004, 10:45 AM

We previously posted a story about Kristen and her survey on Harry Potter she was conducting for her thesis at Georgetown University. Kristen has now posted her results at They include information about where the returned surveys came from, which relationships are likelyContinued...

J.K. Rowling

How J.K. Rowling Got Her Start

Posted by: Kristin
March 21, 2004, 06:49 AM

From The Scotsman:
In a radio interview reported to be broadcast today (was this the BBC interview from earlier last week?), J.K. Rowling speaks about a monetary gift from a friend that allowed her to write the first Harry book:

The episode occurred when Rowling, now 37, was living on benefits in a rundown flat in EdinburghContinued...


AZCentral Article Includes Higher-Res PoA Pics

Posted by: Melissa
March 20, 2004, 06:25 PM

AZCentral, while reprinting the USA Today piece online, has included higher-res pics of those newspaper scans. Here you go!

Harry flying Buckbeak
Harry with the map
Harry on the Knight Bus
Angry Harry, in the snow
On the Hogwarts Express
The Monster Book of Monsters
Anchoring Aunt Marge
Harry fightingContinued...

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