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GoFFilm

New Goblet of Fire Photo of Harry and Golden Egg

Posted by: sue
February 13, 2005, 01:48 PM

MuggleNet has received a scan of a newpaper article that has new photo from the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire film. Published in the Telegraph Magazine, it is a photo of Harry looking at the Golden Egg. The accompanying article talks about the special effects that will be used in theContinued...

New Lego Goblet of Fire Sets

Posted by: sue
February 12, 2005, 09:00 PM

Some spoiler pictures of the brand new Lego sets for the Goblet of Fire film are now online. There are five sets which surfaced on lego specialty website Legacek.cz.Andy, from Harry Potter Fan Zone let us know about these cool sets which you can see below:
* The Durmstrang Ship

* Harry and the Hungarian HorntailContinued...

GoFFilm

Goblet of Fire Film News: Info on Weird Sisters Group

Posted by: sue
February 12, 2005, 08:12 PM

There is a new interview in the Melbourne Herald Sun where Harry Potter producer David Heyman reveals some details about the appearance of the Weird Sister band in the upcoming Goblet of Fire film. David Heyman describes the music of the band as "rock'n'roll with an 80'sContinued...

Honors/Awards

PoA Wins Orange Film of the Year BAFTA; Emma Watson and David Heyman Attend

Posted by: sue
February 12, 2005, 01:48 PM

Emma at the BAFTAsPrisoner of Azkaban won the Orange Film of the Year award from the BAFTAs tonight. (Read BBC's report.) The award was voted on by the public. Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) accepted the award, in it congratulating Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) for getting his prioritiesContinued...

Grint

Rupert Grint to Judge U.K. Children's Film Contest

Posted by: sue
February 11, 2005, 03:47 PM

Actor Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) will be among the celebrity judges for a film awards contest that highlights young filmmakers from the UK. The First Light Film Awards, which celebrate short films made by children between the ages of 5 and 18 , will be presented in London on February 23rd. OtherContinued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

UK Edition of Half-Blood Prince: 608 Pages

Posted by: sue
February 11, 2005, 08:19 AM

The UK edition of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince has been confirmed as being 608 pages in length. Andy, from Harry Potter Fan Zone, wrote to let us know that they confirmed the length of the new Potter book with Bloomsbury, after seeing this scan of an order form for the book, which was orginallyContinued...

GoFFilm

Kissing Rumors for GoF Debunked

Posted by: Melissa
February 10, 2005, 09:07 AM

A WB rep told us this morning that the rumor about Harry kissing Cho in the Goblet of Fire film (instigated by a German magazine article) is incorrect. The same goes for the old rumor about Hermione kissing Krum. These 14-year-old characters will keep their puckers to themselves for now.

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Half-Blood Prince Best Seller on Amazon.com

Posted by: sue
February 09, 2005, 07:51 AM

Amazon.com has announced that over 100,000 copies of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince have been pre-ordered. A UK Amazon spokesperson was quoted as saying "Our customers are clearly incredibly excited about the sixth Harry Potter book and we're thrilled more than 100,000 of them haveContinued...

Honors/Awards

Azkaban Leads Saturn Award Nominations

Posted by: sue
February 09, 2005, 07:01 AM

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban lead the way as nominations for the 31st Annual Saturn Awards have been announced. The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films nominated Azkaban for a total of nine awards including Best Fantasy film, Best Directing for Alfonso Cuaron, Best WritingContinued...

Honors/Awards

Harry Potter Gets Two Kid's Choice Nominations

Posted by: sue
February 09, 2005, 06:44 AM

Variety is reporting today that Harry Potter has received two nominations again this year for the 18th Annual Nickelodeon "Kid's Choice Awards". Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban received a nomination for Best Movie, while the Harry Potter novels were nominated for Best BookContinued...

OotP Film

WB: Hurley Not Cast in Fifth Potter Film

Posted by: Melissa
February 08, 2005, 02:11 PM

A representative for Warner Brothers said today that there is "no truth whatsoever" in the previously reported rumor that model/actress Elizabeth Hurley has been cast in HP5, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.

Isaacs

Isaacs' New Film Screening in Aspen

Posted by: Melissa
February 08, 2005, 10:19 AM

Tennis Anyone...?, starring Jason Isaacs (aka Lucius Malfoy) will be screening Feb 10th at the Comedy Arts Film Festival in Aspen, CO, Martyne of the Unofficial Jason Isaacs Page tells us. The movie will show on Feb 10 and Feb 12. Isaacs plays Johnnie Green. Click below for the film's summary.

This directingContinued...

Honors/Awards

Award Watch: PoA in the BAFTAs

Posted by: Melissa
February 08, 2005, 09:13 AM

As previously reported, Prisoner of Azkaban is up for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts' Alexander Korda Award for Outstanding Film of the Year. Now WB is urging fans via newsletter to vote for it as Orange Film of the Year shortlist, which you can do here.

A Clean Sweep in Japan?

Posted by: Melissa
February 08, 2005, 09:02 AM

A professor in Japan invented the sweeper, a mode of transportation said to be inspired by HP and broomcraft. There's a movie of it here (thanks Wacca).

Grint

Rupert in Negotiations to Film Between Potters?

Posted by: Melissa
February 08, 2005, 12:29 AM

Veritaserum.com reports today that a representative of Rupert Grint's talent agency, Actual Management, told them that Rupert is in negotiations to star in the new film "Driving Lessons," to be written and directed by Jeremy Brock and also star Julie Walters (Mrs. Weasley). The film wouldContinued...

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