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OotP Film

Rumor: Possible Release Date for Order of the Phoenix Film

Posted by: sue
March 30, 2006, 10:30 PM

Many readers have let us know that Box Office Mojo has posted an update with a new release date for the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix film as July 13, 2007. While this date is a possibility, just last week we saw a new interview with Phoenix producer David Heyman whereContinued...

GoFFilm

Video of Rupert Grint, Phelps Brothers in Rome

Posted by: sue
March 30, 2006, 07:45 PM

A few days ago we told you that actors Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), and James and Oliver Phelps (Fred & George) were in Rome for the release of the Goblet of Fire DVD in Italy. Reader Meg let us know about this video from that event, where the actors are shown answering questions and meeting theContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Robbie Coltrane

Posted by: sue
March 30, 2006, 04:26 PM

Thanks to everyone who let us know that today actor Robbie Coltrane (Hagrid) is celebrating his 56th birthday. Cheers Robbie!

JKR Interviews

Newsround Video Interview with J.K. Rowling

Posted by: sue
March 30, 2006, 11:54 AM

Lizo, from CBBC Newsround was at the British Book Awards last night, and he was able to get an quick interview with Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling. He asked Jo about the progress on Book Seven, where she said "I've done a bit. But there's nothing more I can tell you. Everything's aContinued...

HP Cast

New Video Interview of Trio, Katie Leung on Australian "Sunrise" Show

Posted by: sue
March 30, 2006, 07:24 AM

Andy, from HarryPotterFanZone, let us know he was able to get the video of the new interview with the Trio and Katie Leung as was shown on "Sunrise" , a morning show airing in Australia. In this new interview filmed on the set of Order of the Phoenix, Daniel RadcliffeContinued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Half-Blood Prince Named British Book of the Year

Posted by: sue
March 29, 2006, 04:21 PM

Update: See pics now in our gallery, with hi-res on the way.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince has been named "Book of the Year" at the British Book Awards held tonight in London. Jo is quoted by the BBC as saying "I'm delighted that Harry Potter continues to give soContinued...

HP Cast

Goblet of Fire Cast on Australian "Sunrise" Show

Posted by: sue
March 29, 2006, 07:16 AM

Page from DanRadcliffe.co.uk let us know that Australian morning show "Sunrise" will feature cast members from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire on Thursday. According to their website, the show tomorrow will feature a piece where viewers will "Meet the entire cast and crew,Continued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Brendan Gleeson

Posted by: sue
March 29, 2006, 07:06 AM

Irish eyes (and our own) are smiling indeed, for today actor Brendan Gleeson (Mad-Eye Moody) is celebrating his 51st birthday. Cheers Brendan!

PotterCast

PotterCast #32 Now Available

Posted by: Melissa
March 28, 2006, 12:10 PM

PotterCast #32 is ready for downloading! .

In this show:
-Melissa podcasts from Las Vegas, with a Lumos 2006 update
-Start sending in your RSVPs for the live podcast to hplive@gmail.com: make sure to include how many people are in your group and whether or not you're registered for Lumos. Like NY, this doesn'tContinued...

Pattinson

Robert Pattinson Film "Dark Kingdom" Debuts on Sci-Fi Channel

Posted by: sue
March 28, 2006, 07:16 AM

Actor Robert Pattinson (Cedric Diggory) is in the cast of the movie Dark Kingdom: The Dragon King, which made its television debut last night on the Sci-Fi Channel. Part One will re-air tonight at 7pm (ET) followed by the new Part Two of this film at 9pm (ET). Robert is playing the roleContinued...

Filmmaker Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Mike Newell

Posted by: sue
March 28, 2006, 07:07 AM

Goblet of Fire film director Mike Newell is celebrating his 64th birthday today. Happy Birthday Mike!

Cauldron Shop Update: Hermione's Earrings and More

Posted by: Melissa
March 27, 2006, 08:39 PM

We've got a great update for you from The Cauldron Shop, your spot for official HP merchandise:
New in the shop:

News

GoF is UK's All Time Fastest-Selling DVD

Posted by: Melissa
March 27, 2006, 12:31 PM

Newsround reports today that the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire DVD is the fastest-selling DVD in the UK, ever. Quotage:

"Just under three copies flew off the shelves every second during the first six days of its release.
And on the very first day it hit the shops, Monday 20 March, six copiesContinued...

GoFFilm

Photos of Rupert Grint, Phelps Twins in Rome for Potter Movie Marathon

Posted by: sue
March 26, 2006, 10:39 PM

Last week we told you that actors Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) and James and Oliver Phelps (Fred & George) would be attending a Harry Potter movie marathon in Rome being held in conjunction with the release of the Goblet of Fire DVD in Italy. That event was held tonight, andContinued...

OotP Film

Three New Hagrid's Hut Set Photos from Phoenix Filming

Posted by: sue
March 26, 2006, 05:20 PM

Three more photos of Hagrid's Hut from the filming of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix have now emerged online. Expectro-Patronum.com let us know that in these new set photos, you can see the blue screen they have set up in the background of the Hut. There is also a closeupContinued...

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