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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

"Ellen" to Feature Exclusive GoF Monday

Posted by: sue
October 27, 2005, 11:25 AM

Readers Rachel and Julie let us know that on the Ellen show Monday, October 31st, Ellen DeGeneres will have an exclusive Goblet of Fire sneak peek airing on her program. The Ellen show, a Warner Brothers show, is syndicated, so please check your local listings for airtimes.
Thanks Julie and Rachel!


New Goblet of Fire Clips

Posted by: sue
October 27, 2005, 10:44 AM

Two more clips and interviews from Goblet of Fire are available today. Aftonbladet TV has this clip with Daniel Radcliffe answering a question at the press call yesterday, but note at the very begining we can see a short clip of the Dark Mark being cast. Also, a Swedish television station has posted a new video interviewContinued...


Empire Magazine Feature on Goblet of Fire

Posted by: sue
October 27, 2005, 08:08 AM

The new issue of Empire Magazine has a nice feature on Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Reader Rebecca was nice enough to send us in these great scans, which includes the cover photo of Harry (there are two covers this month to choose from: Harry or Narnia ), and the article which you can readContinued...


USA Weekend Magazine GoF Posters

Posted by: sue
October 27, 2005, 06:47 AM

We first told you about the USA Weekend Magazine that will be carrying free Goblet of Fire Posters the weekend of November 4-6th. These posters are closeups of Harry, Ron, and Hermione.
UPDATE: They have now opened a "Sorting Hat Quiz" for everyone to take to determine which of the three posters yourContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday John Cleese

Posted by: sue
October 27, 2005, 06:38 AM

Today actor John Cleese (who plays our favorite nearly headless ghost) is celebrating his 66th Birthday. Cheers John!


Video of GoF Press Conference

Posted by: sue
October 26, 2005, 08:55 PM

French site has posted a nice clip of the question and answer session yesterday for the Goblet of Fire press call. You can see the video of Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and Director Mike Newell here. Enjoy!
Update: More video up now at Spanish site Antena3.

Thanks to Jas from DanRadcliffeonline.comContinued...

HP Cast

Additional Cast Appearances

Posted by: sue
October 26, 2005, 06:26 PM

We have several more upcoming cast appearances to let you know about. Geraldine from let us know that Warner Brothers has confirmed that actor Daniel Radcliffe and Clemence Poesy will be attending the premiere of Goblet of Fire in Paris, France on November 8th.
Hpana is reporting that Daniel Radcliffe,Continued...


More Media Coverage of the GoF Kickoff

Posted by: sue
October 26, 2005, 05:06 PM

The media coverage of the the official Goblet of Fire press events continues. We have a number of pieces for you to add to your collection:
* A Canadian program called ETalk Daily aired a short interview with actor Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson. Warning to fangirls: Yes it is true, Dan does mention beingContinued...


Emma Watson in Girls Life Magazine

Posted by: Melissa
October 26, 2005, 04:50 PM

Girls Life Magazine has sent us a preview of their Dec/Jan cover, which will be on newsstands in the second week of November and features Emma Watson. Click here for the beautiful shot of the actress.

Wyrd Sisters Get Court Date

Posted by: Melissa
October 26, 2005, 04:14 PM

That Canadian folk group embroiled in a legal challenge to Goblet of Fire in Canada have a court date at which they are going to try and block the release of the film in Canada.

"There is absolutely no name . . . for the band that is playing," Warner Brothers spokesman Scott Rowe said from Los Angeles.


Last Day to Vote for Leaky in TriWizard Tournament

Posted by: Melissa
October 26, 2005, 12:17 PM

Hi all - today is the last day to vote for Leaky over at, where we're taking part in the TriWizard Tournament that is produced in association with WB. For the past week or so you've been voting on school captains by registering here and voting here.
When you register, you'reContinued...


PotterCast now Available

Posted by: Melissa
October 26, 2005, 10:49 AM

Podcast listeners, start your iTunes! Our issues have been patched, for the moment, and it should download just fine. Scroll down for this week's info.


Hagrid and Harry and Dragons! Oh my!

Posted by: Melissa
October 26, 2005, 10:23 AM

MTV Overdrive has just posted a great new clip from Goblet of Fire that you can view here (note: Windows only) and download here (WMV - works on Mac too). The clip shows us Hagrid's big reveal to Harry. There's also a short interview with Daniel Radcliffe at the end of the clip, in which Dan discussesContinued...

J.K. Rowling

JKR Misses Potter Screening to Take Care of Husband

Posted by: Melissa
October 26, 2005, 10:07 AM

A recent article from Yahoo! that states that Jo Rowling missed a screening of Goblet to take care of her husband, Neil Murray, after his appendix surgery, is correct. We've heard he's doing just great, and that all is well in the Rowling-Murray household - best wishes for a speedy recoveryContinued...


PotterCast #10 Now Available

Posted by: Melissa
October 26, 2005, 09:38 AM

PotterCast #10 is available through all the usual sources!
In this episode:

-Mike Newell talks about what he would have done had the film been split in two parts, Ralph Fiennes' Voldemort prep, the movie as a thriller, and the bits of book five that get previewed in movie four.
-The mailbag: some of your most hilariousContinued...

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