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Cuaron Talks POA DVD

Posted by: sue
May 15, 2004, 09:42 AM

The August issue of Fantasy Worlds magazine has a 12 page feature on POA. One new topic covered in the inverview with Alfonso Cuaron is the subject of the POA DVD. Alfonso Cuaron says:

.."They've been working on the DVD ever since I began shooting this movie, so I hope there's some cool stuff in there," heContinued...


Chris Columbus Interview

Posted by: sue
May 15, 2004, 09:23 AM

The August issue of Fantasy Worlds magazine has a twelve page feature on POA. Included is a lengthy interview with Chris Columbus. As we told you earlier, he is leaving the Potter series after this film. He talks about his future plans.."big musical", and "a smaller character piece." He will also co-produceContinued...


Hi-Quality Download of ABC Preview

Posted by: Melissa
May 15, 2004, 09:07 AM

Harry Potter Xperts has posted a 400MB version of the 10-minute ABC preview, all in one file and also split into 15 15-MB chunks. You can download here.


Official German Site Up and Running

Posted by: Melissa
May 15, 2004, 09:05 AM

As Harry Potter Xperts reports, the German Harry Potter site is now completely up, but there are still some sites which only exist on the english site (like the Defense Against the Dark Arts section). The international trailer in German is linked in the media archive.

"Dumbledore" Gets Quizzed

Posted by: Melissa
May 15, 2004, 08:57 AM

Micheal Gambon, who plays Professor Dumbledore in PoA and GoF, appeared on the BBC's current affairs quiz, "Have I Got News for You" last night. TLC reader Sagittaire reports that he was hilarious, and experienced a bit of teasting about Harry Potter from Paul Merton. The program will be repeated tonight (Saturday)Continued...

Los Angeles Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Contemporary Set Exhibit Report

Posted by: Kristin
May 15, 2004, 08:45 AM

TLC reader Rosy attended the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences exhibit on contemporary set design that we told you about back in April, and has sent us an exclusive first report.
Expect movie spoilers, and keep an eye out for soon-to-come photographs and more detailsContinued...


PoA Articles

Posted by: Kristin
May 15, 2004, 08:08 AM has an article on Prisoner of Azkaban, which is the same article that ran in the New York Times, but features two pictures. Quote:
Cuaron encouraged the young people to bring the confusions and raging hormones of early teenhood to their work on the set. "I said yeah, bring that into your role, into your character,"Continued...

PoA Stamps

Posted by: Kristin
May 15, 2004, 07:54 AM

Several TLC readers have let us know about the new PoA stamps issued by Australia Post. has a preview of the stamps.


PoA Times Article

Posted by: Kristin
May 15, 2004, 07:46 AM

The Times Online has an article on Prisoner of Azkaban:
Scene: a frozen lake in a Scottish forest. Beneath a grey, menacing sky, Harry Potter stands dirty and bloodstained, with a broken voice and a wonky wand. For the tenth time, he has to run down a mock hill in Shepperton Studios, point his wand, and shout, "Expecto Patronum!"Continued...


Alfonso Cuaron in Premiere Magazine

Posted by: sue
May 14, 2004, 05:38 PM

In the June issue of Premiere magazine, there is an interview with Alfonso Cuaron. While some of it we've seen before, there are few good quotes, including this about Daniel Radcliffe's performance as Harry:

" Q : Harry's much angrier than we've seen him before. How did you work with DanielContinued...

Bowling For Doubles?

Posted by: Melissa
May 14, 2004, 12:38 PM

There's a neat image up now on HPANA - a PoA insider sent them a photo of Daniel Radcliffe with his double, Tolga Kenan as well as Rickie Hubbucks (Rupert's double) and Flick Walker (Emma's double) and some unidentified people. According to the tipster, it was shot at Fort Willam Scotland when the cast and crewContinued...

AOL Hosts PoA Soundtrack

Posted by: Melissa
May 14, 2004, 12:35 PM

HarryPotterXperts reports that AOL is hosting a listening party that you can enjoy via dial-up or broadband. First, you must install an AOL music player and have cookies enabled. I'm off to listen to the Frog Chorus now! Thanks HPANA for the tip!



Posted by: Melissa
May 14, 2004, 11:38 AM

We have been wondering why no promised checks have shown up at Leaky, Inc.'s mailbox, and regret to say it's because the wrong P.O. Box was on our page. The correct mailing information is P.O. Box 7308, New York, NY, 10150.
Update: Not to worry. The post office has assured us that as of now anything misaddressedContinued...


Jamie Waylett Answers All Your Questions

Posted by: Melissa
May 14, 2004, 11:19 AM

In November, editor Megan and I were lucky enough to interview Jamie Waylett, a.k.a Vincent Crabbe, for the site.
With PoA so close to premiering, Jamie has kindly consented to another interview - but this time, you are doing the interviewing. If you have a question for Jamie, click "comments"Continued...

An update on POA IMAX NYC

Posted by: Melissa
May 14, 2004, 11:18 AM

We still have a few hundred tickets available for POA IMAX NYC, and we're thrilled to update the information we posted earlier this week.
The movie will start between 4:00 and 4:30 pm, and the exact starting time is probably 4:10 pm. Melissa and I will be there to hand out tickets starting at 2:00 pm in the theaterContinued...

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