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JKR Sifts Through Trash with "Rubbish Bin," Uploads New Hidden Info

Posted by: Melissa
September 16, 2004, 06:54 AM

rubbishbinwrapper.jpgIf you click the gum wrapper between the notepad and dreggy teacup (right below a recently-placed marble - perhaps Remembrall? - that sits next to the pen cup) on J.K. Rowling's desk on, you'll find a new section called called Rubbish Bin. As JKR explains it:Continued...

PoA Film

PoA Film now #15 of All Time Money Making Movies

Posted by: sue
September 15, 2004, 08:34 AM

Box Office Mojo has Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban listed at #15 of All Time World Wide Movie box office grosses with $780.9 million. The first Potter film, Sorcerer's Stone, is ranked at #3 with $976.5 million. Chamber of Secrets is ranked at #7 with $876.7 million dollars.
Thanks LasContinued...


"Hagrid not the Half-Blood Prince" Rumor Partially Confirmed

Posted by: Melissa
September 15, 2004, 06:51 AM

Yesterday Mugglenet posted that two of their readers who attended the Edinburgh Book Festival reported to them that J.K. Rowling revealed in private conversation that Hagrid is not the Half-Blood Prince. We've been able to confirm through a separate source that we trust, that at leastContinued...

Funny Stuff

Posted by: Kristin
September 14, 2004, 08:10 PM

Steve Breen's comic strip Grand Avenue makes mention of Harry today.
Thanks to Heather and Sara for the link!


No Faith in GoF

Posted by: Kristin
September 14, 2004, 11:41 AM

Faith, the dog reported by the BBC as having a possible role in the film version of Goblet of Fire, does not - although that may not exclude her from being included in future Harry movies. Owner Jude Stringfellow wrote to HPANA:
We can't be in the fourth film (Goblet of Fire) because it is almost wrapped and we can't evenContinued...


A Quick Message from Jamie Waylett

Posted by: Melissa
September 13, 2004, 04:42 PM

As you've no doubt read by now, Jamie Waylett (a.k.a. Vincent Crabbe) was in the States this week for a little vacation. He asked us to tell you all that he WILL answer the rest of the questions you all sent in on the "Jamie Waylett Answers Your Questions" posts very soon. It's been a busy fewContinued...


Official Devon Murray Site Launched

Posted by: Melissa
September 12, 2004, 01:22 PM, the official site for the actor who plays Seamus in the HP films, is now open. (It has been open for a while, but has gone unreported until now.) Enjoy!
Also, we will soon debut our lengthy interview with the young actor, which was done in May and forced aside by the movie release and all theContinued...


Floo Page Updated

Posted by: Melissa
September 12, 2004, 01:21 PM

The Lexicon crew has updated the Floo Network main page (please note that this link is a temporary change from its normal link, as server switchovers have crimped some of our access points).


GoF Casting

Posted by: Kristin
September 11, 2004, 07:01 AM

CBBC Newsround has announced three new Goblet of Fire cast members: Shefali Chowdhury will play Parvati Patil; Afshan Azad will play her sister, Padma; and Angelica Mandy will play Fleur Delacour's younger sister, Gabrielle. Angelica appears in this year's Vanity Fair.
Photos will follow, and thanks to Carly for the link!


Jamie Waylett Interview

Posted by: Kristin
September 10, 2004, 07:00 AM

HPANA has posted an interview with Harry Potter actor Jamie Waylett, in which he talks about acting, getting recognized, and what we hopefully have to look forward to on the Prisoner of Azkaban DVD:
- there is a scene with Devon [Murray; Seamus Finnigan] in Lupin's class where Dracula (his boggart) takes off his capeContinued...


Happy Birthday, Chris!

Posted by: Kristin
September 10, 2004, 06:34 AM

Happy birthday wishes to director, producer, and really nice guy Chris Columbus.
Thanks to HarryLatino for the reminder.


BBC: Two-legged dog may be Potter star

Posted by: Melissa
September 09, 2004, 12:34 PM

According to the BBC, a two-legged dog who has learned to walk upright on his hindquarters may get a shot at canine stardom by appearing in GoF.

Faith's owners in Oklahoma City in the US believe the part could involve her appearing as the result of a spell.


But the Stringfellow family said British trainersContinued...


Novinite: WB being secretive about Krum

Posted by: Melissa
September 09, 2004, 12:23 PM

This Novinite article says WB director Mike Newell may be trying to keep actor Stanislav Ianevski's mug hidden to amp publicity:

"Fans however can only guess as to what Ianevski looks like.

All my efforts to obtain more information about Stanislav Ianevski have come to nothing, says Victor Bozhinov,Continued...

PoA Film

Cinesite Feature on F/X for PoA Film

Posted by: sue
September 09, 2004, 12:21 PM

Cinesite, a company which does visual effects for films, has this feature on their website about the work they did for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

"The huge 1/24 scale model of the Hogwarts exterior was expanded by around 40%. Under the Production Design of Stuart Craig and Model Unit Art DirectionContinued...


GoF Length Rumor: False Alarm

Posted by: Melissa
September 09, 2004, 12:59 AM

This entry has been moved down to soleley the extended version, because the article that prompted it turned out to be old. Heh. No worries, guys! I don't think I was wearing my glasses today, is all; when we get a few emails about a topic it usually means the article was posted today, so there might have been someContinued...

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