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Scan of Rupert and Emma pic from LA Times

Posted by: Melissa
May 09, 2004, 02:41 PM

Reader "allo" has sent us a larger scan of the Rupert Grint and Emma Watson pic that appeared in today's LA Times. Check it out here.


Cho Chang Revealed by Newspaper, CBBC Says

Posted by: Melissa
May 09, 2004, 08:48 AM

The CBBC reports on the casting of Cho Chang for Goblet of Fire. Katie Leung, a 16-year-old schoolgirl from Glasgow, beat more than 4,000 hopefuls who queued for hours for open auditions in February. The newspaper The Mirror reported it today.

EA - Germany Taking Pre-Orders on PoA Game

Posted by: Melissa
May 09, 2004, 08:42 AM

The German version of the PoA video game is now available on pre-order from Electronic Arts, and everyone who preorders here gets a machine-signed card with a photo of the Trio on it.


NY Times: Cuaron Working a "Darker Kind of Magic"

Posted by: Melissa
May 09, 2004, 08:17 AM

Today's Summer Movies section of the New York Times features an article on Cuaron's efforts with PoA:

"This is pretty much a film about identity," Mr. Cuarón said in his easy but heavily accented English. He had returned to his office down the hall in the SoHo building whereContinued...


LA Times Interview with Rupert and Emma

Posted by: sue
May 08, 2004, 11:10 PM

Dan has posted a new interview with Rupert Grint and Emma Watson from the LA Times that includes this new photo.
When talking about a possible Ron/Hermione relationship, Rupert Grint says:
"Grint agrees that the new film offers more scope. "There's a story line developing betweenContinued...


Trading Cards: All in One Place!

Posted by: Melissa
May 08, 2004, 05:37 PM

We've had about six posts about the Trading Card scans; click below to see them in their order. We're only missing one whole card and the back of another, so if you have #83 (both sides) and/or the back of #89, and can scan and send, please do! Thanks. And again, bewarned...these scans are very spoiler-heavyContinued...

Chris Rankin in YM

Posted by: Melissa
May 08, 2004, 01:17 PM

There's a short article on YM-Online about Chris Rankin's opinions on five topics.


Another Alfonso Cuaron Interview

Posted by: sue
May 08, 2004, 12:20 PM has a interview with POA director Alfonso Cuaron. On the subject of the script and film, Mr. Cuaron says:
To keep "Azkaban" moving, Cuaron worked closely with the screenwriter, Steve Kloves, and his longtime editor, Steven Weisberg. "We made a decision early on: let's be precise aboutContinued...


Mary GrandPre Featured

Posted by: Melissa
May 08, 2004, 11:31 AM

Mary GrandPre has been mentioned in USA Today: The Magazine of the American Scene as one of many Women in Illustration: Contemporary Visions and Voices in the magazine's May issue (which isn't online yet). The feature story in the "Museums Today" section of the magazine mentions the exhibit of women illustratorsContinued...


New Ways to See the ABC Preview of the Preview

Posted by: Melissa
May 08, 2004, 11:27 AM

There's two new ways to see the preview of the preview:
1. Jenna of has posted screencaps from the preview; and
2. Winky of has created a downloadable version of the preview.

Jason Issacs' "Home" Movies

Posted by: Melissa
May 08, 2004, 10:47 AM

The Scotsman has a feature today about Jason Issacs' pasttime of making behind-the-scenes home videos on film sets capture stars behaving “incredibly badly“. While it sounds from the article that some of the "badness" was on sets for Armageddom and other films, he also spoke briefly about the ChamberContinued...


ABC Behind the Scenes Clip

Posted by: sue
May 08, 2004, 08:40 AM now has a video clip up of a "behind the scenes" NEW interview with the trio. The video, which you will see tomorrow night during the broadcast of the Sorcerer's Stone, features many flashbacks of their first days on the set of HP. To view the video, you must click on the right side of the box first.Continued...


Alfonso Cuarón in Rolling Stone

Posted by: Kristin
May 08, 2004, 08:32 AM

The Mexican edition of Rolling Stone has an excellent article on HP3 director Alfonso Cuarón, in which he discusses why he decided to direct Azkaban, the world of Harry Potter, and his relationship with the film's young actors:
When I met Daniel, he was into all this punk stuff. You know, Sid Vicious andContinued...


Actors Too Tall?

Posted by: Kristin
May 08, 2004, 07:59 AM

The National Inquirer via Online Ireland reports that carpenters for the Goblet of Fire set "are rebuilding everything oversized, according to the National Enquirer, so the suddenly taller kid stars will still look small."
We wonder if this (very brief) mention mistakes set techniques that we know have been used such asContinued...


Leaky Mention in Sydney Morning Herald

Posted by: Kristin
May 08, 2004, 07:43 AM

In an article that suggests a few websites to catch up on the latest Harry film news:
Fan site The Leaky Cauldron contains regularly updated news about anything related to The Prisoner of Azkaban and the actors in it, as well as detailed accounts from a visit to the set by a (suitably excited) member of staff.Continued...

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