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PoA Film

PoA Nominated for Children's BAFTA Award

Posted by: sue
October 26, 2004, 08:28 AM

Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban has been nominated as"Best Feature Film "by the Children's BAFTA Awards. The children's version of the British Academy of Film and Television Awards will be presented on November 28th, 2004.

J.K. Rowling

JKR backs Charity Ball to Benefit Multiple Sclerosis

Posted by: sue
October 26, 2004, 07:58 AM

J.K.Rowling is lending her support to a fund-raising effort benefiting those with Multiple Sclerosis. The Harry Potter author generously spent thousands of pounds to rent Powderham Castle where a charity black-tie masked ball will be held on Nov. 1st, 2004. Readers will remember that JKRowlingContinued...

OotP Film

Followup: Jeunet Confirms Interest from WB on Directing OotP

Posted by: sue
October 26, 2004, 07:29 AM

Earlier we told you about a story from Ain't It Cool News on French director Jean-Pierre Jeunet(Amelie) being approached by Warner Brothers to direct the film version of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Today Variety has this story where Jeunet does confirm the interestContinued...


Matthew Lewis Official Site

Posted by: Kristin
October 25, 2004, 09:52 PM

Matthew Lewis has re-opened his official and recently overhauled (although still under a bit of construction) website,
Thanks to both Maria and MuggleNet for the link!

Floo Partner HP Lexicon's Massive HP Timeline Update

Posted by: Melissa
October 25, 2004, 10:30 AM

Steve Vander Ark of the Floo partner The Harry Potter Lexicon has informed us in a very bleary way that after four solid days of work, the Lexicon's master timeline has been updated to include all new bits of information we've recently learned from J.K. Rowling.
For instance, the timelineContinued...


GoF Film News: Additional Photos of Quidditch World Cup Tents

Posted by: sue
October 24, 2004, 06:56 PM

Mugglenet has received a batch of new photos from the filming of the Quidditch World Cup scenes for the upcoming Goblet of Fire movie. These are close-up shots of the tents, and you can see some variety of flags from different countries. On the last page of the photos there are twoContinued...

PoA Film

Oscar Watch: PoA DVD to Help Academy Screeners?

Posted by: sue
October 22, 2004, 03:26 PM

In a column in The Hollywood Reporter, Martin Grove writes about the use of DVD's and the screeners who view them in order to nominate films for the Academy Awards. Mr. Grove says that Academy members need to be able to screen (watch)the films at their own leisure, not just at a formal showingContinued...


New Forbes List: Harry Potter 4th Fictional Character

Posted by: sue
October 22, 2004, 02:44 PM

In another list from Forbes Magazine, this time of "Top-Earning Fictional Characters", Harry Potter is ranked 4th with earnings of $2.8 billion dollars. According to this story from the BBC, to be included on this list,"characters must have debuted in a narrative story on screen,Continued...


GoF Cast: Gabrielle Delacour Pictures

Posted by: sue
October 22, 2004, 02:28 PM

Veritaserum has obtained some pictures of Angelica Mandy, who will portray Fleur Delacour's younger sister Gabrielle, in the upcoming Goblet of Fire film. These photos are of the actress as she appeared in the recent film Vanity Fair. Click here for the photos. Thanks Pixel!


GoF Film Music News: Jarvis Cocker New Film Score Composer?

Posted by: sue
October 21, 2004, 07:11 AM

A few days ago we told you that UK music group Franz Ferdinand may contribute a few songs for the upcoming Goblet of Fire film. As many readers have let us know, in a recent interview with BBC Radio 1 they confirmed their involvement in the film. Ferdinand guitarist Nick McCarthy said:Continued...


Waylett Blog: Rumors Debunked

Posted by: Melissa
October 20, 2004, 09:50 AM

Jamie Waylett (a.k.a Vincent Crabbe) has updated his blog to debunk at least 10 rumors in answer to some emails he receives. Some of them include:

"1/ Dan Radcliffe is NOT going out with Emma Watson....or anybody else at the studio!
2/ To my knowledge, none of the cast go on any "chat rooms".....So doContinued...

HP Conventions: Guest Speaker Announcements

Posted by: sue
October 20, 2004, 09:48 AM

Several announcements have been made in regards to guest speakers for the upcoming Harry Potter related conventions taking place next year.
Accio UK has added Steve Vander Ark and Elizabeth Kay to their speaker list. Steve Vander Ark is the founder and editor of the Harry Potter Lexicon. Elizabeth KayContinued...

OotP Film

AICN: Jean-Pierre Jeunet Contender for OotP Director?

Posted by: Melissa
October 20, 2004, 08:55 AM

Ain't it Cool News ran an article today that implies French director Jean-Pierre Jeunet (Amelie) was has met with WB to discuss directing OotP:

"'Jeunet told us he had today to met Warner's officals to talk about' a little boy who learns magic and flies on a broom" ButContinued...

HP Cast

Happy Birthday Michael Gambon

Posted by: sue
October 19, 2004, 05:43 AM

Today actor Michael Gambon (Albus Dumbledore) turns 64. Happy Birthday Michael!

J.K. Rowling

Tatler Magazine Preview of J.K. Rowling Minibook

Posted by: Melissa
October 18, 2004, 09:09 PM

As previously reported, on November 1, Sotheby's will auction off a minibook signed and personalized by J.K. Rowling to benefit the charity the 999 club. A preview of the book is now available in the November issue of the British magazine Tatler (click here for cover).
The J.K. RowlingContinued...

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