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GoF Set Visit and Photo of Nightime Quidditch World Cup Scene

Posted by: sue
November 10, 2004, 08:22 PM

The has a new set report and a very cool photo from the latest filming for the upcoming Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire film. The report says:

" Just a quick line to let you know that generators, smoke machines, flame generators and massive sodium lamps have beenContinued...

PoA Film

Warner Brothers Harry Potter "Screen Mate" Desktop Program

Posted by: Kristin
November 10, 2004, 05:07 PM

In conjunction with the Time Turner Sweepstakes and the impending Prisoner of Azkaban DVD release, Warner Brothers has released a desktop program that lets you select from different screensavers, allows you to access pages of the official Potter website directly, drops the shrunken headContinued...


"I Wanna Be A Wizard " Sweepstakes for Walk-on Role in Goblet of Fire Film

Posted by: sue
November 10, 2004, 01:22 PM

As we told you previously, The Kids' WB and Warner Home Video are holding a contest with a chance to win a walk-on role in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire film. The "I Wanna Be A Wizard" sweepstakes starts Monday, November 22nd runningContinued...


Harry Potter Magical Trading Cards Game

Posted by: Kristin
November 10, 2004, 06:13 AM

Warner Brothers has launched the Harry Potter Magical Trading Cards online game. The cards are characters, backgrounds or objects from movie scenes. Players collect cards by answering movie questions and trading with other players. Need tips or want to trade? Discuss the game in their online forum. HaveContinued...


Mexican Fans - Win a Trip to London!

Posted by: Kristin
November 10, 2004, 05:57 AM

Mexican fans age five to fifteen who have American visa and passport have a chance to win a trip to London for the PoA DVD Launch Party on November 18.
The contest, sponsored by and Canal 5, involves simply answering ten questions. Winners will be announced on November 11th. See the link above for moreContinued...

HP References

Brief Harry Mentions in Psychology Today Magazine

Posted by: Kristin
November 10, 2004, 05:48 AM

Harry Potter was referenced twice in the October 2004 issue of Psychology Today:
1. "Taking Liberties"
A wheelchair-bound soccer referee. A blind woman who can teach home
economics. A disabled woman who can't dial the phone, but can read Harry Potter in Dutch. The arresting new filmContinued...

Floo Network Page Update

Posted by: sue
November 09, 2004, 05:43 AM

The Floo Network Home Page has been updated and revised for this month. There are a few new features including new weather feeds from the Dragon Reserve in Romania, and Beauxbatons Academy in France, as well as a feed from the Ministry of Magic (which changes quite dramatically sometimes, depending on the mood of MagicalContinued...

HP Cast

Happy Birthday Brendan Gleeson

Posted by: sue
November 09, 2004, 05:34 AM

Today actor Brendan Gleeson( Mad-Eye Moody, GoF) turns 49. Happy Birthday Brendan!
Also, Mr. Gleeson will be seen in the upcoming Kingdom of Heaven film with David Thewlis (Lupin) and Orlando Bloom.


Warner Brothers "Time Turner Sweepstakes" for Chance to Interview JKR and the Trio

Posted by: sue
November 08, 2004, 11:35 AM

Warners Brothers is launching today their "Time Turner Sweepstakes" in which the Grand Pize winner will get the chance to interview author J.K. Rowling and Harry Potter actors Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint. The winner will be flown to London,Continued...

HP Cast

Happy Birthday Chris Rankin

Posted by: sue
November 08, 2004, 05:46 AM

Today actor Chris Rankin(Percy Weasley) turns 21. Happy Birthday Chris! Cheers!

J.K. Rowling

Author Terry Pratchett Talks About J.K.Rowling

Posted by: sue
November 07, 2004, 06:31 PM

In a recent interview with The Age, best-selling fantasy author Terry Pratchett talks about fellow writer J.K. Rowling. The article discusses his fantasy books,then moves to J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings of which Terry Pratchett says:

"I probably still venerate Tolkien but I don'tContinued...


New HP4U Goblet of Fire Set Report from Virginia Water

Posted by: sue
November 06, 2004, 08:18 AM has posted another report from the filming of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Filming was taking place at the lake and wooded areas near Virginia Water Lake in Surrey, England, where the Hippogriff scenes from Prisoner of Azkaban were filmed. There are descriptions ofContinued...


Sweepstakes Update

Posted by: Melissa
November 05, 2004, 03:12 PM

You'll all be happy to know we are still plugging away on the contest entries from our Prisoner of Azkaban sweepstakes. And I'm thrilled to report (how thrilled, you'll never know) that we are at the stage where a list of finalists have been narrowed and winners are being chosen. So stay tuned, because the winnersContinued...

Harry Potter Cast Members Draw Christmas Cards for Charity

Posted by: sue
November 05, 2004, 12:56 PM

Several Harry Potter film cast members have donated their artistic talents to charity. In order to raise funds for the Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths, cast members drew original Christmas cards to be sold at auction. Actor Michael Gambon (Albus Dumbledore) "has sketchedContinued...


More new PoA DVD Ads

Posted by: Melissa
November 05, 2004, 12:07 PM

Mugglenet has a scan of a new PoA ad (featuring the tagline, "Hipper. Smarter. Hits Harder.").
This adds to the Aunt Marge ad, the Dementor ad, and the Buckbeak ad (parts one and two).

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