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Australian Papers Discuss Darker Tone of Goblet of Fire

Posted by: Melissa
November 26, 2005, 11:07 AM

With the December 1 premiere of GoFgrowing ever-closer, there's plenty of news from Australia today! The Sydney Morning Herald has a story about the darker tone of children's and family films in general, and the HP films in particular.

"In many ways, the blackening toneContinued...


Bulgarian Premiere of Goblet of Fire

Posted by: sue
November 26, 2005, 07:48 AM

Actor Stanislav Ianevski (Viktor Krum) attended the premiere of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire in Bulgaria recently, and you can see photos from the event at Novinite reports that Goblet film director Mike Newell, and actor Tolga Safer also attended the event.
Thanks Andrey!

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

HBP on NY Times Notable Books List

Posted by: Melissa
November 25, 2005, 08:47 AM

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is one of the New York Times' "100 Notable Books of the Year." HBP is in company with books by Dave Eggers, E. L. Doctorow, Gabriel Garcí Má, Joyce Carol Oates, Kazuo Ishiguro, and Cormac McCarthy (great name). Congratulations, Jo!


Dan Radcliffe on Extras

Posted by: Melissa
November 25, 2005, 08:27 AM

Daniel Radcliffe is the first actor to be confirmed as a guest star for the second season of "Extras". The date that the episode will air has not been announced, but we'll keep you posted! Read more here.
Thanks to everyone who sent this in!


The Leaky Mug #5 Now Available for Download

Posted by: Melissa
November 23, 2005, 11:43 PM

Our latest joint podcast with MuggleCast, The Leaky Mug #5, is now available for download. It's our little wrapup of the live NYC podcast from last week, giving some info about what went on behind the scenes that weekend...with some celebrity surprises. Also, we announce our next LIVE podcast, toContinued...


PotterCast Transcripts Up

Posted by: Melissa
November 23, 2005, 08:11 PM

Thanks to our fantabulous Transcription Elves (Alex, Doris, Tim, Pascal, Kyle, Dawn, Gina, Mark, Jules and Joel) as well as MuggleNet's lovely Jess and Micah, the transcript of the live NYC PotterCast is online right here!
Also, the transcript to PotterCast 12 is right here and #11, right here! Thank you, Elves!



Photos from Possible Deleted GoF Scenes?

Posted by: sue
November 23, 2005, 07:17 PM

The has some new scans from a day- by-day calendar that show some scenes from Goblet of Fire that were not included in the final theatrical version of the new Potter film. One of these scenes includes Snape and Karkaroff outside in the snow at the Yule Ball, in what looks like an intenseContinued...


GoF Shown 220 Miles Above Earth

Posted by: Melissa
November 23, 2005, 05:45 PM

Business Wire reports that Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire was screened for the crew of the International Space Station, thanks to a special arrangement with Warner Brothers.

"International Space Station Commander William McArthur got a very special viewing of 'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire'Continued...


First Official Voldemort Photo and Clip

Posted by: Melissa
November 23, 2005, 11:03 AM

Straight from WB, see the first official hi-res photo of Ralph Fiennes as Lord Voldemort right here - enjoy!
And now, a clip from WB:
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Richard Griffiths Ejects Cell Phone User from Theatre

Posted by: Melissa
November 22, 2005, 10:39 PM

Richard Griffiths, who portrays Uncle Vernon in the Harry Potter films, ordered a woman to leave Wyndham's Theatre because her cell phone rang several times during a matinee performance of "Heroes."

It was during the penultimate scene that Griffiths, 58, addressed the woman directlyContinued...

Actor Interviews

Gleeson, Fiennes Profiled in Premiere

Posted by: Melissa
November 22, 2005, 10:08 PM

In the December 2005/January 2006 issue of Premiere magazine, GoF actors Brendan Gleeson and Ralph Fiennes are profiled. Brendan Gleeson is highlighted as a "Scene Stealer" on page 34.

"When Brendan Gleeson was 34 years old, he came to a crossroads: He could continue teaching at a DublinContinued...


Goblet of Fire and the Oscar Awards

Posted by: sue
November 22, 2005, 06:42 PM

While Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire has just been released in movie theaters, the campaign to promote the film for possible nomination for an Oscar Award has already begun. Ads are now appearing on Ebay, taken from movie trade publications, promoting the new Harry Potter film for consideration forContinued...

Happy Harry Hanukkah, Israel!

Posted by: Melissa
November 22, 2005, 05:41 PM

The Jerusalem Post reports that the Hebrew translation of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince will be in stores December 22 -- just in time for Hanukkah. Israeli HP fans will also be delighted that the film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire opens there on December 8. The full article can be read here.
Thanks, Laura!Continued...

Video Games

Master the Magic of the Goblet of Fire Videogame

Posted by: sue
November 22, 2005, 01:01 PM

We've told you previously about the very fun EA Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire video game website. If you have not been there lately, this editor is thrilled to report that the site has been updated. All the new spells are open as you play a mini-game on the site, and you can nowContinued...

GoF Sheet Music Available Online

Posted by: Melissa
November 22, 2005, 10:47 AM, which carries sheet music for all the Harry Potter films' soundtracks, has just added the Goblet of Fire soundtrack to its collection. Sheet music can be ordered as traditional hardcopy or as digital files. You can also hear digital samples from each song if you download their (free)Continued...

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