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GoFFilm

Sneak Preview of the Goblet of Fire DVD

Posted by: sue
February 10, 2006, 02:12 PM

Lizo, from CBBC Newsround, was lucky enough to get a sneak preview of the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire DVD, and has now posted his thoughts and review of the new disc, along with some great scoops on what is ahead for us. He writes:

"Highlights include the inspired choice of writer/directorContinued...

GoFFilm

DVD Trailer, More Updates at Harry Potter.com

Posted by: sue
February 10, 2006, 01:49 PM

In case you missed it when we first posted the trailer for the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire DVD a few weeks ago, it is now up on the official WB Harry Potter website. In addition to the contest to visit the Order of the Phoenix film set (still says Coming Soon) that we told you about previously,Continued...

GoFFilm

Australian GoF DVD Release Date Announced

Posted by: Melissa
February 10, 2006, 12:18 PM

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire will be released on DVD in Australia on March 29. The DVD may be preordered here, and probably other places as well. The DVD will be released in the U.S. on March 7 and in England on March 20.
Thanks, bucktonj!

OotP Film

Additional Phoenix Film News: Dursleys Return, Ameila Bones, Dawlish Parts Cast

Posted by: sue
February 10, 2006, 08:32 AM

CBBC Newsround reports some additional casting news for the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix film. New cast members include Sian Thomas (Vanity Fair) as Department of Magical Law Enforcement Head Ameila Bones. Sian Thomas is currently filming aContinued...

Waylett

Jamie Waylett Updates Website with New GoF Premiere Photos

Posted by: sue
February 10, 2006, 07:34 AM

Actor Jamie Waylett (Vincent Crabbe) recently updated his website with some new photos from the New York premiere of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. There are some good new photos of the cast members and special guests at the afterparty, as well as this group of fans who look ratherContinued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Hungarian Edition of Half-Blood Prince Released

Posted by: sue
February 10, 2006, 07:22 AM

The Hungarian edition of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince , or Harry Potter és a Félvér Herceg, has now been released. Daisy, from Lumos.hu let us know that, despite a snowstorm, there were numerous midnight release parties in Budapest and elsewhereContinued...

Books

Goldenberg and More to Discuss Adapting Harry Potter

Posted by: Melissa
February 09, 2006, 03:18 PM

On April 11, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix screenwriter Michael Goldenberg, Salon.com critic Stephanie Zacharek, and Monica Edinger, teacher from the Dalton School who has authored of a number of books and articles on children's literature, will take part in "HarryContinued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

New Interview with Spanish HP Illustrator

Posted by: Melissa
February 08, 2006, 09:53 PM

Spanish HP site RedFlu.com has translated its recent interview with the Spanish Harry Potter Illustrator, Dolores Aavedaãno for us, which you can read below. Thanks, Martin!
This is a preview: the rest is here.

This interview has been translated, so there may be some errors.

How many time do you spendContinued...

OotP Film

HarryPotter.com Contest Offers Chance to Visit Order of the Phoenix Set

Posted by: Melissa
February 08, 2006, 09:50 PM

HarryPotter.com is offering a contest on its front page giving fans a chance to win a trip to the studios and the set of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Good luck!

PotterCast

PotterCast #25 Now Available for Download

Posted by: Melissa
February 08, 2006, 10:45 AM

PotterCast #25 is now available for download and features guest host and PotterCast semi-regular Chris Rankin, with some great info on the beginnings of movie five.
But, first things first: For next week's Valentine's show, we have an extra challenge for you: Send us a no-longer-than-15-second clipContinued...

OotP Film

WB Confirms Oldman, Thewlis Back for Order of the Phoenix; Oldman's Representatives Deny

Posted by: sue
February 07, 2006, 03:22 PM

TLC is very happy to report to you that Warner Brothers has put an end to the speculation from earlier today, and confirmed to us that in fact, Gary Oldman will return in the role of Sirius Black for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. There is furtherContinued...

Honors/Awards

GoF, HP Books Nominated for Kids' Choice Awards

Posted by: Melissa
February 07, 2006, 12:33 PM

It's award season, folks, and Harry Potter has scored two more nominations, this time for Nickelodeon's 19th Annual Kids' Choice Awards. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire has been nominated for Favorite Movie and the Harry Potter book series has been nominated in the Favorite bookContinued...

Oldman

Speculation About Oldman's Role in Phoenix Abounds

Posted by: Melissa
February 07, 2006, 10:06 AM

In response to your hundreds of emails: There has been some question (read: wild rumor-mongering) in the past two days about whether Gary Oldman will portray Sirius Black in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, with Oldman's agent supposedly decrying WB for not recasting him inContinued...

OotP Film

Susie Shinner as the Young Lily Potter

Posted by: Melissa
February 06, 2006, 04:34 PM

It was recently rumored that in the Daily Record that Susie Shinner had been cast in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix as the young Lily Potter (for the scene in which Harry visits Snape's Worst Memory). Since then, our friends at MuggleNet have posted a pic of the 17-year-old actress. While Ms.Continued...

News

New Clip of Radcliffe, Grint and Watson on Amazon

Posted by: Melissa
February 06, 2006, 04:11 PM

The Goblet of Fire product page on Amazon now has another clip available for viewing, in which Dan Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint talk about movies five and six, based on questions from fans.
(And the person who asks the question on the video is wearing the "I Solemnly Swear" shirtContinued...

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