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JKR Interviews

Audio from JKR Interview on the "Richard & Judy" Show

Posted by: sue
June 26, 2006, 02:04 PM

Thanks to TLC reader Roonwit, we now have the audio version for download of Jo's brand new interview on the Richard and Judy show. Jo does discuss Book Seven, character deaths and much more. There are two parts to this; video coming soon.
Part one (mp3)

Part two (mp3)

Thanks very much to Roonwit!Continued...

HP Cast

New Photo of Trio Taken on OotP Set

Posted by: sue
June 26, 2006, 12:34 PM

This photo has been taken down at the request of Dan's representatives.

JKR Interviews

JKR on the Richard & Judy Show: Talks Book Seven Deaths and Reprieves

Posted by: sue
June 26, 2006, 12:06 PM

Author J.K. Rowling appeared today on the Richard & Judy talk show today where she discussed Book Seven, which she reiterates is still NOT finished. Jo said that the last chapter has changed slightly, and two characters die, who she did not originally plan for their demise.Continued...


PotterCast #45: The One Without Melissa

Posted by: sue
June 25, 2006, 08:27 PM

PotterCast 45: "The One Without Melissa"
Remember to hit "Update" on your iTunes!
In this show:

-This week: Our Melissa is away and the MuggleCast boys come to play.
-Andrew Sims joins John and Sue for the Lowdown on all the news.
-Let's talk Hair on Harry and Neville
-Hedwig's got aContinued...

OotP Film

New Interview with a Young Sirius Black

Posted by: sue
June 25, 2006, 06:16 PM

Matt from HarryPotterFanZone, let us know about a new interview they have with James Walter, the actor who plays a young Sirius Black in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix movie. The interview focuses on how James Walter landed the part, working with new director David Yates, and infoContinued...

J.K. Rowling

JKR Talks Book Seven and the End of a Saga

Posted by: sue
June 25, 2006, 06:00 PM

At the birthday party today for the Queen, author J.K. Rowling was asked about her thoughts and progress on Book Seven. She did not give any details nor clues about the book, but only said to Reuters:

"I am feeling sad as it is the last one. But so far, so good."

Pressed on when the book wouldContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Photos of Jo and Video from Queen's Party

Posted by: sue
June 25, 2006, 03:07 PM

Earlier today, author J.K. Rowling attended the special party for the Queen today at Buckingham Palace. Reuters is now reporting that Jo was met by many of her fans at the party.

As children's authors mingled with the guests, the biggest reception was given to JK Rowling, mobbed by children desperateContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Party at the Palace Today; JKR, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Matt Lewis Attend

Posted by: sue
June 25, 2006, 12:25 PM

Actors Rupert Grint (Ron), Emma Watson (Hermione), and Matt Lewis (Neville) were in attendance as the Children's Party at the Palace, celebrating the Queen's 80th birthday, took place today at Buckingham Palace. Author J.K. Rowling arrived earlier at the party andContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Sophie Dahl Talks Potter and JKR

Posted by: sue
June 24, 2006, 08:28 PM

In celebration of the Queen's 80th birthday, there will be a large children's party in London tomorrow, highlighting many of the famous figures in children's literature. Along with such authors as Philip Pullman, Eric Hill, and Raymond Briggs, J.K. Rowling will be among those reading from their novels.Continued...


Hedwig Causes Disturbance at the Palace

Posted by: sue
June 24, 2006, 07:42 PM

As we have been telling you, tomorrow there will be a special party at Buckingham Palace in honor of the Queen's 80th birthday, where author J.K. Rowling will be reading from Half-Blood Prince. As part of the festivities, there is to be a play that includes both a taped appearance from several actorsContinued...


Emma Watson at Wireless Festival in London

Posted by: sue
June 23, 2006, 10:51 PM

With filming for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix currently on hiatus, many of the actors are taking advantage of their break and having some fun. Actress Emma Watson (Hermione) attended a concert today in London, and you can see photos of her at the Wireless Festival here in our galleries.

J.K. Rowling

Jo Rowling, Doctor of Laws

Posted by: Melissa
June 22, 2006, 10:37 AM

J.K. Rowling will receive a Doctor of Laws honorary degree on July 6 from the University of Aberdeen for her contributions to multiple sclerosis research. She said, of the honor:

"I am extremely honoured to be receiving this honorary degree from such a distinguished Scottish university, with such a dynamic internationalContinued...

OotP Film

Jason Isaacs talks Lucius and Phoenix

Posted by: sue
June 22, 2006, 10:04 AM

Actor Jason Isaacs has given a new interview where he discusses his role as Lucius Malfoy, and filming for the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. With filming currently on hiatus and due to resume next month, Jason says of his scene involving the battle at the Ministry:

"My bit isContinued...

OotP Film

Video and Screencaps of HP Scene from BBC One Queen's Party Ad

Posted by: sue
June 21, 2006, 12:46 PM

We now have the video of the portion of the new BBC commercial for the Queen's birthday party which features the Trio and Neville. You can see it here(Windows media). We also have an Ipod friendly version, here. Please, don't forget to Right Click and Save As. The screencapsContinued...

OotP Film

OotP Promo Image Shown in NYC

Posted by: Melissa
June 21, 2006, 10:50 AM

Aint It Cool has a new promotional image for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix that was displayed at the recent New York Licensing Show. The poster shows Harry brandishing his lit wand, with Hogwarts castle in the background. Caution to parents, beware of language at this link.

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