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Phelps Twins Tee Off

Posted by: Melissa
July 13, 2006, 09:54 AM

On Sunday, James and Oliver Phelps participated in Warren Clarke's "Open Doors" Celebrity Golf Day. This event raises funds and awareness for Sign, an organization that provides "supported living, advocacy, outreach and training activities for any deaf person in need of emotional support." Thanks toContinued...


Fan Made Video of Kreacher

Posted by: sue
July 12, 2006, 10:24 AM

We have been getting many emails about this fan made video making the rounds on youtube, showing what is supposed to be Kreacher from OotP. This video, which is neither official nor from OotP, was made a few years ago by an artist named Julian Johnson-Mortimer who said he made this on his own.

Christa: Do you have a favoriteContinued...


"Driving Lessons" to Highlight at Edinburgh Film Festival; Grint & Walters to Attend

Posted by: sue
July 12, 2006, 07:44 AM

The new movie starring actor Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) and Julie Walters (Molly Weasley) will be featured at the Edinburgh International Film Festival held next month in Scotland. The Scotsman reports that Rupert's new film, Driving Lessons, will be one of theContinued...

Film Awards

Goblet of Fire Wins Three DVD Awards

Posted by: sue
July 12, 2006, 07:13 AM

The Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire DVD won three awards yesterday at ceremonies held in Las Vegas. At the Home Entertainment Awards, Goblet of Fire was recognised as having "DVD Extras of the Year From a Major Studio" for the two disc set/special edition of the film. GoF was also namedContinued...

OotP Film

WB: No "Phoenix" Footage in Comic-Con Clip

Posted by: sue
July 11, 2006, 03:05 PM

Update: This clip will be shown on Friday, July 21.
Yesterday, we told you about a report that said in addition to the previously announced taped message, a clip from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix would be previewed at Comic-Con next week in San Diego. WB has now confirmed to Leaky that what willContinued...


"Driving Lessons" in Limited Release in Fall

Posted by: Melissa
July 11, 2006, 01:40 PM

Driving Lessons, starring Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) and Julie Walters (Mrs. Weasley), has been granted a limited release starting Oct. 13 via Sony Pictures Classics. This means it will be in select cities/venues; we'll update with more info whenever it comes. See pictures of this film here in theContinued...

J.K. Rowling

More of JKR from University of Aberdeen Award Ceremony

Posted by: sue
July 11, 2006, 08:59 AM

Last week, author J.K. Rowling received her honorary Doctorate of Laws from The University of Aberdeen, and their press release on this includes a new photo, here. Also, Dissendium now has video up of Jo answering reporters questions after the ceremony. To watch, click here (and don'tContinued...


New Photos of Dan Radcliffe at Theatre Fundraiser

Posted by: sue
July 10, 2006, 03:38 PM

Update: The pics in our gallery are now hi-res, thakns to the awesome Mary Hamm.
Actor Daniel Radcliffe recently attended the Bush Theatre's Annual Summer Party, and thanks to TLC reader Patt, we now have some great photos from the event here in our galleries. Patt writes that Dan attended thisContinued...

OotP Film

New Interview with Warwick Davis

Posted by: sue
July 10, 2006, 03:13 PM

Actor Warwick Davis was a guest recently on MuggleCast, where he discussed his role as Professor Flitwick in the Harry Potter films. He says he has already filmed a few scenes in the Great Hall for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, and is due to tape additional scenes in August. To listen to the entireContinued...


PotterCast 47, "Pants," Now Online

Posted by: Melissa
July 10, 2006, 10:15 AM

PotterCast 47 is now up; remember hit "Update" on your iTunes (click here), or direct download here, or listen on the streaming Flash player at
In this show:

-Already RSVP'd for Lumos via email? Uh, would you do it again? At please?
-EE is back and it's huge: "Hottt"Continued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Fiona Shaw!

Posted by: Melissa
July 10, 2006, 09:24 AM

Today is the 48th birthday of actress Fiona Shaw (Aunt Petunia). Cheers!

OotP Film

"Order of the Phoenix" Clip to be Shown at Comic-Con?

Posted by: sue
July 10, 2006, 08:21 AM

Previously, TLC first told you that there would be a special clip shown at Comic-Con this month, with a message from the Dan Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, and Potter film producer David Heyman. Dark Horizons is now reporting that in addition to this, WB is going to be showing a small clipContinued...


More Book Seven Death Predictions

Posted by: sue
July 09, 2006, 04:29 PM

In the wake of JKR's recent interview on the "Richard & Judy" talk show, the media continues to write stories about Book Seven, and the possible deaths contained in the last book. The newest entry covering this topic comes now from Entertainment Weekly, where they have an article featuring theContinued...

HBP Film

Director M.Night Shyamalan in Sight to Direct HBP?

Posted by: sue
July 08, 2006, 04:57 PM

Coming Soon has posted a new interview with film director M. Night Shyamalan, where he comments on whether he has been approached to direct either Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, or the yet as un-named film version of Book Seven. He says he was asked about directing Sorcerer's Stone,Continued...


Announcement: New Scribbulus Feature, "If You Like Harry Potter..."

Posted by: Melissa
July 08, 2006, 02:24 PM

We've got a special new feature of Scribbulus, our essay section, with a whole new way for you to share the things you love with your fellow Potterfans - and I've written the first essay to start it off. It's called, "If you liked Harry Potter..." and it'sContinued...

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