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Kenneth Branagh : Mission Impossible

Posted by: sue
April 28, 2004, 09:36 AM

Empire Online is reporting that actor Kenneth Branagh(Gilderoy Lockhart) will join the cast of "Mission:Impossible 3" starring Tom Cruise.

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New Scans at DanRadcliffe.com

Posted by: Kristin
April 28, 2004, 07:50 AM

DanRadcliffe.com has up several nice quality scans, including the HP TV Guide issue, a new coloring book, and the shot from the Newsweek article we reported on earlier this week.

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High Res PoA Images

Posted by: Kristin
April 28, 2004, 07:29 AM

MuggleThai has up new high res photos from the movie - the updates are shown on the main page, or you can link directly to their PoA Gallery. Some are variations on shots we've seen before, but several are new, including one where Ron is leaning on a crutch (this editor's favorite: check out Hermione's expressionContinued...

Join Us at the NYC IMAX for PoA on June 5!

Posted by: Melissa
April 27, 2004, 02:00 PM

As the release date for Prisoner of Azkaban approaches, Harry Potter fans all over the world are making plans to get together to see the film.
And since there's a huge number of Harry Potter fans in and around the New York area (including TLC's Melissa Anelli and, for that weekend at least, HeidiContinued...

Sneak Preview in Australia on June 6?

Posted by: Melissa
April 27, 2004, 08:43 AM

Maureen in Australia reports that Roadshow Pictures in Australia (the Down Under distributors of the series) are planning a special premiere event for PoA in Sydney, Australia on Sunday June 6th – that's four days before the movie opens in cinemas around that country. We'll keep you posted if weContinued...

Books

Bookworms and Harry

Posted by: Melissa
April 27, 2004, 08:41 AM

The BBC reports today that there's been a resurgence of bookworms amongst youngsters, following the success of the Harry Potter novels, but British libraries don't have the funding to keep up with the demand.

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Daniel Radcliffe Interview

Posted by: Kristin
April 27, 2004, 07:10 AM

The Sun has an excerpt of an interview with Daniel Radcliffe. The full interview can be found in the next two issues of Empire Magazine. Thanks, David and Milly!
Q: Have you gone back and watched the first two films at all?

A: I haven’t seen the first one in a few years. I don’t want to watch it. I won’tContinued...

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Australian TV Sneak Peek at POA

Posted by: sue
April 26, 2004, 12:21 PM

On May 29th, Australian cable channel Movie One will run the 10 minute sneak peek of POA following the conclusion of a Harry Potter Marathon. With back to back airings of the first two Potter films, the marathon will end with the preview of POA. Thanks to everyone who sent this in!

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GOF Casting Director Mary Selway Dies

Posted by: sue
April 26, 2004, 12:05 PM

British casting director Mary Selway has died after a long battle against cancer. She was currently working on casting GOF with director Mike Newell when she passed away. Considered something of a legend, she received a BAFTA award in 2001 for her contributions to British film.
Helmer Mike Newell, with whomContinued...

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Newsweek POA Preview

Posted by: sue
April 25, 2004, 01:16 PM

The May 3rd issue of Newsweek contains their summer movie preview, and has a small interview with Daniel Radcliffe(Harry Potter). Speaking about the Quidditch scene in POA Daniel says "It just looks brilliant!" Radcliffe says. "It's this really big action sequence, and all the raindrops turn to ice and startContinued...

New Alfonso Cuaron Interview

Posted by: sue
April 24, 2004, 04:41 PM

EmmaWatson-fans.com has scans of a new Alfonso Cuaron interview in the May issue of Xpose magazine.Speaking about the new actors in the film, Cuaron says this "..I had to cast new characters, and in a way David Thewlis and Gary Oldman, between the two of them, create the emotional structure of the film. In prettyContinued...

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High Resolution International Trailer Online

Posted by: Kristin
April 24, 2004, 12:12 PM

Comingsoon.net has the international version of the PoA movie trailer, dubbed in German. Almost all of the shots we've seen before, but the high res version is well worth watching.
Thanks to the many TLC readers who emailed!

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More POA Set Images

Posted by: sue
April 24, 2004, 10:13 AM

Andy, from The Harry Potter Fan Zone, sent us images of sets he found on the Official Harry Potter site. These are the pictures used in the "Patronus Charm" game. Thanks Andy!
Snowy Hogsmeade

The Three Broomsticks

Great Hall tables

Lupins Office

Trelawney's Classroom

Gryffindor Common Room

Hagrids Hut-labeled The BurrowContinued...

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Michael Gambon in The Guardian

Posted by: Kristin
April 24, 2004, 07:12 AM

The Guardian has a character piece on Harry Potter actor Michael Gambon, in which six of us friend and acquaintances aren't afraid to tell it like it is (and some of the stories include language that some might consider inappropriate, so be warned). The interviews are all excerpts taken from Gambon: A Life inContinued...

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Mexico Gearing Up for PoA Release

Posted by: Melissa
April 23, 2004, 08:13 PM

The Mexican newspaper Mural has an article about Alfonso Cuaron's plan to premiere the film in Mexico on June 3 in Mexico City. The article, which is written in Spanish, also states that the film will debut in 550 theaters across Mexico, dubbed into Spanish.

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