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Dream Chance to Interview JKR, Dan, Rupert and Emma

Posted by: sue
October 30, 2004, 07:12 AM

Ever dream of the opportunity to interview J.K.Rowling, Dan Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson? Well now maybe you can. According to the official Japanese Harry Potter website, there is a new contest where three lucky fans, ones from Japan, the US, and Canada, may win a chance to interviewContinued...

JKRowling.com

Happy Birthday Molly Weasley!

Posted by: sue
October 29, 2004, 06:55 PM

JKRowling.com has been updated, and today(October 30th already in the UK) is Molly Weasley's Birthday! Cheers Molly!

Columbus

"The Directors" Documentary Feature on Chris Columbus

Posted by: sue
October 29, 2004, 05:54 PM

"The Directors", a critically acclaimed documentary series, will feature Harry Potter director Chris Columbus. Airing November 6th on Encore, part of the Starz! cable film channel, this one hour show on the director will feature interviews and clips from the first two Harry PotterContinued...

More Jeunet Directing Rumours

Posted by: sue
October 29, 2004, 04:49 PM

Yesterday we told you that in a newspaper French director Jean-Pierre Jeunet declined the offer to direct the film version of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Today many readers have let us know about a chat that was conducted by a different French newspaper "Liberation", where Mr. Jeunet hadContinued...

TLC Interviews

Coming Soon: Rankin Interview, Report, Pics

Posted by: Melissa
October 29, 2004, 10:12 AM

rankingoofy.jpgAs mentioned in the article below, this week editor Heidi and I both had a lovely opportunity to meet up with Chris Rankin during his visit to America. Heidi met him in Orlando, and is responsible for the picture of Goofy on the left. (Oh, and there's a costumed dog in the picture too - haha!)
In NewContinued...

HP Cast

Happy Birthday Robert Hardy!

Posted by: sue
October 29, 2004, 10:03 AM

Today actor Robert Hardy (Cornelius Fudge, Minister of Magic) turns 79. Happy Birthday Robert!

Columbus

Ex-HP Director to Bring Original Rent Cast Members to Silver Screen; Menzel, Rapp, Pascal, Martin Confirmed

Posted by: Melissa
October 28, 2004, 05:54 PM

Some news from the Harry Potter alumni front, as we always follow the careers of those who have been heavily involved in the franchise: Ex-HP director and producer Chris Columbus is accomplishing a rare feat in musical-to-movie adaptationsContinued...

OotP Film

Director Jean-Pierre Jeunet Declines Potter Film

Posted by: Kristin
October 28, 2004, 06:18 AM

French newspaper Le Parisien reports that director Jean-Pierre Jeunet (Amelie) has decided not to take on Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
When asked what future projects he had, he replied "Warner offered me Harry Potter five but I had to decide in two weeks. I've told them 'No,Continued...

Murray

Happy Birthday Devon Murray!

Posted by: sue
October 28, 2004, 05:39 AM

Today actor Devon Murray(Seamus Finnegan)turns 16. Happy Birthday Devon!

Harry Potter Lecture, Notre Dame

Posted by: Kristin
October 27, 2004, 08:40 PM

Jean Bethke Elshtain, Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor of Social and Political Ethics at the University of Chicago's Divinity School, will deliver a lecture, "St. Augustine, Harry Potter and the Confrontation with Evil", at 4 p.m. Nov. 3 (Wednesday) in the McKenna Hall auditorium at the UniversityContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K.Rowling to Receive British Independent Film Special Award

Posted by: sue
October 27, 2004, 07:51 AM

J.K. Rowling is set to receive "The Variety UK Personality" award at this year's British Independent Film Awards. This award will be given to the Harry Potter author for her contribution to the industry.

'At the source of one of the greatest creative successes in theContinued...

HP Cast

Happy Birthday John Cleese

Posted by: sue
October 27, 2004, 07:43 AM

Today actor John Cleese( Nearly Headless Nick) turns 65. Happy Birthday John!

Felton

Actor Tom Felton to Attend PoA DVD Launch

Posted by: sue
October 27, 2004, 07:28 AM

Previously we told you the launch for the PoA DVD would be held on November 18th in London, England with the cast and crew to attend. Actor Tom Felton(Draco Malfoy) has updated his website to confirm this. He writes:

"Talking of glitzy bits, there's going to be the launch of the DVD for the HarryContinued...

Grint

Rupert Grint Adds Voice to Peter Pan Special

Posted by: sue
October 27, 2004, 07:14 AM

Rupert Grint has reportedly done some voice work on a documentary special about Peter Pan. According to Rupert Grint.net the young actor( Ron Weasley in the Potter films) will provide commentary on a documentary about the 100th anniversary of Peter Pan. The show is to air on the BBC this December.

PoA DVD Teaser Video Clips

Posted by: sue
October 26, 2004, 04:20 PM

MuggleNet was given eight teaser clips of some deleted scenes and commentary to be included on the Prisoner of Azkaban DVD. Click here to see them. Enjoy!

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