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HP Fan Trips: Goblet Premiere Weekend in NYC

Posted by: Melissa
September 26, 2005, 01:56 PM

HP Fan Trips, the group that organized fan sojourns to England and Scotland, has announced a special Goblet of Fire Premiere Weekend Trip in New York City. Attendees will stay in Times Square hotel Friday and Saturday night, Nov. 11 and Nov. 12, a private party in the Jekyll and Hyde Club in NYC,Continued...


Rumors of Emma in "Airborn" Unfounded

Posted by: Melissa
September 26, 2005, 11:18 AM

A spokesperson for WB has assured us that previously reported rumors of Emma Watson in a movie called Airborn are "twaddle." In other words, no!

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Fan Copies Out Entire HBP

Posted by: Melissa
September 26, 2005, 09:55 AM

Newsround reports that a fan in Moldova, upset that the book was not available in her area, borrowed Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and wrote out the entire text. She even wrote dialogue and narration in different colors, so it would be easier to read. That's dedication! Thanks to Indigo!

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

HBP Sells Out Instantly in Vietnam

Posted by: Melissa
September 26, 2005, 09:46 AM

HBP sold out instantly in Vietnam this Saturday morning, Thanh Nien News reports. The first run of 15,000 copies of the tale in Vietnamese disappeared so quickly that the Youth Publishing House said it would instantly print another 10,000 books. The Vietnamese edition is among the first translations of HBP; itContinued...


Rupert's Autograph Rumor Denied

Posted by: Melissa
September 26, 2005, 09:39 AM

Rupert Grint, his father, his agent and his school have denied the rumor that anyone asking Rupert for an autograph will get detention. Read more about it here. Thanks to Grace of for letting us know.

Leung Interviews

New Katie Leung Interview

Posted by: Melissa
September 26, 2005, 09:32 AM

Reader Julia sent us this scan of an interview with Katie Leung from the Austrian youth magazine "XPress," with this very rough translation:

"She Ensnares Harry"
Not only in the film she's making his wand glow: Katie Leung, 18, who has been picked of 3.000 applicants to play Harry's girlfriendContinued...


Mary GrandPre Talks HP Book Seven and More

Posted by: sue
September 25, 2005, 02:20 PM

Mary GrandPre, the illustrator of the US editions of the Harry Potter novels, has given a new interview where she talks Book Seven and more. In an interview with the Bradenton Herald, the artist says she will miss Harry when the books are finished, noting "It will be kind of like getting a kid offContinued...


2006 Goblet of Fire Calendar Images

Posted by: Melissa
September 24, 2005, 10:02 AM

Jenna let us know that, thanks to Shocolate, now has some of the scans from the 2006 GoF calendar:

Update: Veritaserum has one additional scan up now, here, showing Arthur Weasley, Amos Diggory and Ron (Portkey scene before QWC)Continued...


More GoF Spots

Posted by: sue
September 24, 2005, 07:39 AM

As we get closer to the release date, television commercials for Goblet of Fire are starting to air. MuggleNet was able to get a download of a spot that aired during "Joey" on NBC. While most of the video is not new, it does contain a new clip of Harry yelling 'Expelliarmus!' during the graveyard scene. You canContinued...


Hi-Res Pic of Cho from Trailer

Posted by: Melissa
September 23, 2005, 06:46 PM

WB sent this pic out today with its newsletter - Cho Chang in the snow, from the trailer:

Cho Chang in the snow (Hi-Res)


More New Noble Collection Potter Products

Posted by: sue
September 23, 2005, 05:54 PM

Get ready to do some early holiday shopping, for the Noble Collection has updated its website again with even more new beautiful Harry Potter merchandise. As we told you previously, there is a Voldemort wand, and you can now pre-order it, here. In addition, there are now lovely Hogwarts bookmarks (oneContinued...


Matt Lewis on Book Six; PotterCast #5 Transcript Online

Posted by: Melissa
September 23, 2005, 03:43 PM

The transcript to the latest PotterCast is up now, thanks to our lovely Transcription Elves! If you'd like to join the transcription team, please send us mail at
Also, PotterCast now has its own forum in the Leaky Lounge!

This transcript contains the first part of ourContinued...


New Hi-Res of Ron, Harry, Hermione, Mad-Eye

Posted by: Melissa
September 23, 2005, 12:01 PM

WB sent over the following pics in high-res, check 'em out:

dumbledorepensievethumb.jpgRon and Padma - Yule Ball (HUGE)
Ron and Padma - Yule Ball (Medium)
Ron and Padma - Yule Ball (Small)
dumbledorepensievethumb.jpgHarry and Hermione hugging (HUGE)
Harry and Hermione hugging (Medium)
Harry and Hermione hugging (Small)
dumbledorepensievethumb.jpgMad-Eye Moody (HUGE)
Mad-Eye Moody (Medium)Continued...

Actor Interviews

New Interviews with Pattinson and Leung

Posted by: sue
September 23, 2005, 11:22 AM has posted two new Goblet of Fire related interviews with Robert Pattinson (Cedric Diggory) and Katie Leung (Cho Chang). In the interview with Robert Pattinson, they discuss such topics as being in a huge production such as the Potter films, and what was required of the young actor in this newContinued...

Cover Art

Swedish Cover Art of Half-Blood Prince

Posted by: sue
September 22, 2005, 03:26 PM

The Swedish Rowling Fan Club let us know that the cover to the Swedish edition of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince , or "Harry Potter och Halvblodsprinsen" has been released. Check it out here!
Thanks Anna!

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