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Emma Watson Wins AOL Moviefone Award

Posted by: sue
February 22, 2005, 05:26 PM

Emma Watson was named "Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture" at the AOL Moviefone Awards for her role as Hermione Granger in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Emma is quoted as saying " "I am shocked to have won this award with such eminent competition. I am so excited andContinued...

Hurley Rumors Debunked Again

Posted by: Melissa
February 22, 2005, 09:37 AM

UPDATE to the persisting rumor that Elizabeth Hurley has been offered a role in OotP: Yet ANOTHER check-in with WB has yielded the same result. "She is not being offered a role. Don't know where this has come from."
Close the book on this one!

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday Julie Walters

Posted by: sue
February 22, 2005, 06:11 AM

Today Julie Walters (Molly Weasley) is celebrating her 55th birthday. Cheers Julie!


Hurley Rumors Resurface

Posted by: Melissa
February 21, 2005, 11:09 PM

The story has made the rounds and now has gone all the way to the Associated Press, that Elizabeth Hurley has been offered a role in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
As far as we know, nothing has changed from last time, i.e: there is no truth here whatsoever. WB debunked this rumor unprompted, a scarcity, whichContinued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince New HBP Poster, Updated Poll

Posted by: sue
February 21, 2005, 11:02 AM

Scholastic. com has updated their Harry Potter section with a new unique poster for the Half-Blood Prince book. It features a montage of all the five previous book covers by Mary GrandPre, and has a picture of Dobby in the section with the title and release date for book 6. You can click here to printContinued...


RowM Features New Toys from Mattel & Lego; New GoF Images

Posted by: Melissa
February 21, 2005, 05:57 AM

Our friends at RowM have posted their galleries and first articles on the 2005 HP toy lines from LEGO and Mattel. The photos are more detailed than any that've been
released thus far, and the Mattel article includes a full listing of their products. Mattel's showroom also used a bunchContinued...

Actor Birthdays

A Happy Birthday

Posted by: Melissa
February 21, 2005, 05:53 AM

TLC wishes Alan Rickman a very happy 59th birthday today!


GoF Filming Wrap: Mid March

Posted by: Melissa
February 20, 2005, 06:55 PM

There's word going around that March 18 is the final day of filming on Goblet of Fire; this is only true of the first unit, where the principal stuff generally happens. There is filming at least into March 18 on the second unit (usually reaction shots and the like).

HP Cast

Richard Griffiths Wins Olivier Theatre Award

Posted by: sue
February 20, 2005, 05:39 PM

Actor Richard Griffiths (Uncle Vernon Dursley) has won the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award as Best Actor for his performance as Hector in "The History Boys." He was nominated for this prestigious acting award for his work in the theatre this year along with fellow Potter actor Sir Michael GambonContinued...


GoF Filming Report on HP4U

Posted by: sue
February 19, 2005, 09:41 AM

HP4U.CO.UK let us know about a new Goblet of Fire filming report just posted. This article says that filming is taking place today in Black Park, although it is very difficult to get near the set. Of the scenes being filmed, the report says

Filming right now (picture Hagrid asking Harry to meet him in his cabin for aContinued...


Prisoner of Azkaban Soundtrack News

Posted by: sue
February 19, 2005, 08:43 AM

In the final run up to next weekend's Oscar awards, there are several bits of news about the score for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, which was nominated for an Academy Award. The score by John Williams was included in an article earlier this week from Variety that had a quote from the composerContinued...

Heyman Interviews

David Heyman Interview

Posted by: sue
February 18, 2005, 10:15 PM

Harry Potter film producer David Heyman is interviewed in an article for Variety magazine about adapting books into film. Mr. Heyman reiterates again the importance he feels about keeping faithful to the spirit of the Potter books, and the relationship between the screenplay writer and author J.K. Rowling.

Sometimes, though,Continued...


Harry Potter and the Skeleton Crew ?

Posted by: sue
February 18, 2005, 10:44 AM

From UK tabloid The Sun comes this newest article about the upcoming Goblet of Fire film. This report says that the tombstones that will be used in the cemetery where Voldemort confronts Harry, will bear the names of crew members who worked on the fourth film. Claims the article: "The film's lawyersContinued...

Biggerstaff Interviews

Sean Biggerstaff Interview

Posted by: sue
February 18, 2005, 10:30 AM

TLC Reader Connie let us know about a new interview with Sean Biggerstaff, who played Gryffindor Quidditch captian Oliver Wood in the first two Potter films. In this interview in the Edinburgh Evening News, the actor, who will be appearing in a new play opening Saturday, talks about not returning to the part in AzkabanContinued...


Empire Online Talks Potter Films with Watson and Heyman

Posted by: sue
February 18, 2005, 09:48 AM

Empire Online caught up with Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) and Potter film producer David Heyman after this year's BAFTA awards, and has a brief interview with them. David Heyman spoke about the changes in the next two films, and especially hightlighted the changes that will be evidentContinued...

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