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Canadian" ETalk Daily" Interview with Harry Potter Cast Members

Posted by: sue
November 23, 2004, 07:28 AM

Veritaserum has posted a video and transcript of interviews done with Harry Potter cast members at last weeks PoA DVD launch party in London, England. Canadian televison program ETalk Daily spoke with actors Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, David Thewlis, and Tom Felton at the party. SeveralContinued...


Heyman: Cocker to Play Weird Sister

Posted by: Melissa
November 22, 2004, 07:31 PM

jarviscocker.jpgHarry Potter Producer David Heyman told us at the DVD launch that singer/songwriter Jarvis Cocker (seen at left) will not only be creating some music for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - he will be appearing at the Yule Ball as a member of the popular wizarding group, The Weird Sisters.

"The Weird Sisters,Continued...

PoA Film

Yahoo DVD Sneak Previews

Posted by: Melissa
November 22, 2004, 07:01 PM

Yahoo has a few sneak previews of the PoA DVD, which comes out in the US & Canada (among other countries) tomorrow - here you can find some deleted scenes & behind-the-scenes tidbits, including an extended scene with Sir Cadogan, and here you can find some information about the 3-movie, 6-dics set, which seemsContinued...


"I Wanna Be A Wizard Sweepstakes" Now Open

Posted by: sue
November 22, 2004, 05:57 PM

As we told you previously, Kids' WB is having a "I Wanna Be a Wizard Sweepstakes" for a chance to win a walk-on role in the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire film. The sweepstakes is now open and runs this week through Monday, November 29th. It is open to US residents ages 8-14 years old.Continued...


A Very Harry Christmas Card from Daniel Radcliffe

Posted by: sue
November 22, 2004, 05:08 PM

Actor Daniel Radcliffe sent and a very special Christmas card this year. This is the card Daniel will be sending out to his fans this holiday season. The photo on the front of the card was a picture that was taken on the last day of filming of the second taskContinued...


Chris Rankin: Percy Not In GoF

Posted by: sue
November 22, 2004, 04:31 PM

In a new interview with BBC Norfolk, actor Chris Rankin reinforces what he had said previously, that his character of Percy Weasley would not be in the upcoming Goblet of Fire film.

"Because Percy has always been a minor principal and his storyline doesn't generally affect the main three characters, they'veContinued...


UK Time Turner Sweepstakes Now Open

Posted by: sue
November 22, 2004, 10:57 AM

Earlier Warners Brothers announced a contest where winners from the USA, Japan, and Canada could win a chance to meet J.K.Rowling and the trio. Well now residents of the U.K. have their own chance to win a meeting with the Harry Potter author and cast members too. The contest is open now and runs through DecemberContinued...


Exclusive: GoF Casting Update, First Pic of Angelina

Posted by: Melissa
November 22, 2004, 08:29 AM

A signed first edition of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is currently going on eBay for more than 750 GBP, as first reported by Veritaserum.

The book is signed by many GoF cast members, including some names that have not yet been confirmed for GoF.
We can exclusively confirm that these namesContinued...


Cuarón Would "Love" to Return to Direct Later Film; Inks 3-year WB Production Deal

Posted by: Melissa
November 22, 2004, 05:58 AM

More from our DVD launch coverage, this time from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban director Alfonso Cuarón, asked about whether he would return to direct HP 5, 6 or 7:

"Later on if I could I would love to come back and work on another HarryContinued...

HP Cast

Slide, Step 1-2-3: Dance lessons for Harry Potter Cast

Posted by: sue
November 21, 2004, 09:57 AM

Actor Jamie Waylett(Vincent Crabbe) has a new entry on his website where he lets know more about the DVD launch party in London. Just like fellow castmember Bonnie Wright(see below) Jamie mentions as well the rehearsals for a scene in the upcoming Goblet of Fire movie. The Yule Ball scenesContinued...


Bonnie: Yule Ball a Tango Away

Posted by: Melissa
November 21, 2004, 12:05 AM

Our DVD launch report continues, this time with some words from the lovely and polite Bonnie Wright, a.k.a Ginny Weasley in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, who took a minute to talk to us at the party.

TLC: What's happening in your dance scene?
I'm dancing with Matt [Lewis, a.k.a. Neville Longbottom],Continued...


Video From PoA DVD Launch

Posted by: sue
November 20, 2004, 08:38 PM

Reuters has a video segment of the Prisoner of Azkaban DVD launch in London. There is video of the trio arriving on the Knight Bus, and some scenes from inside the party. The Hogwarts choir sings a bit of "Toil and Trouble", then there are soundbites with Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Alfonso Cuaron. FinallyContinued...

Screengrabs of Hogwarts Map from PoA DVD

Posted by: Melissa
November 20, 2004, 02:42 PM

We've uploaded some screen grabs of the JKR-drawn map of Hogwarts that appears on the PoA DVD. Enjoy!

The whole map
Closer up (this is working now :)


Phelps Twins to Appear on CBBC's "Smile"

Posted by: Melissa
November 20, 2004, 01:43 PM

We've just had word from the Phelps that the twins will appear on Children BBC's "Smile" tomorrow (Sunday) morning, presumably to promote the PoA DVD. "Smile" is on BBC2 from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. GMT. The twins will most likely appear after 9 a.m.

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Producer Heyman "Cautiously Optimistic" for Kids' Return to Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Posted by: Melissa
November 20, 2004, 11:44 AM

At the Prisoner of Azkaban DVD launch, Producer David Heyman said to assembled reporters that he is optimistic about the return of Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint for the film version of Harry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixContinued...

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