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Pictures of Emma at Oxford Union

Posted by: Melissa
November 13, 2006, 10:26 AM

As a followup to yesterday's detailed report of Emma Watson speaking at Oxford Union, Stella has posted pictures of the event on Surf at Hogwarts, and here by permission in our galleries; more are expected later from our own correspondent.


PotterCast #63 Live

Posted by: Melissa
November 12, 2006, 11:52 PM

Our Harry Potter podcast is now live: this 63rd episode of PotterCast is all about the trailer and what's coming this week(ish): listen, just hit the "Play" button on the right side of the page (--->), or use iTunes, or direct download. More notes:
-This week, we take a break from our usual format to talk trailer,Continued...


Full report of Emma Watson at Oxford Union: Yates 'taught me about truth,' Evanna 'humbles me,' and more

Posted by: Melissa
November 12, 2006, 08:32 PM

We have a special report for you today: Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) spoke earlier at Oxford Union at Oxford University, and our correspondent Lorie (better known to PotterCast listeners as Asphodel Wormwood) was there to record the proceedings.Continued...


EXTRA EXTRA: Leaky Announces New Contest for Daily Prophet Writers

Posted by: sue
November 11, 2006, 01:24 PM

Extra Extra, Read all about it! Leaky is looking for budding Daily Prophet reporters as we launch our newest contest. The assignment: to write an article about the (first) downfall of Lord Voldemort that fateful night in Godric's Hollow back when Harry was just a mere baby.Continued...


Product Watch: New NECA Potter Items, Noble Collection Update

Posted by: sue
November 11, 2006, 12:42 PM

Earlier we told you NECA, the company who will be producing new Harry Potter products, would be releasing new products in March of 2007. now has been updated with a first look at some of the items soon to be available. Among those highlighted is a wall mural of HogwartsContinued...


Stephen Fry Nominated as Greatest Living British Cultural Icon

Posted by: Melissa
November 10, 2006, 05:53 PM

Stephen Fry, narrator of the British Harry Potter audiobooks, is one of ten people nominated as Britain's greatest living cultural icon on the BBC2 program, "The Culture Show." The ten nominees selected through online voting also include playwright Alan Bennett, singersContinued...


A Very Harry Movie Weekend Due on ABC Family

Posted by: sue
November 10, 2006, 04:31 PM

Just in time to kick off your very Harry holiday season, ABC Family will be airing the first three Harry Potter movies December 1-3. As seen in this ad for their annual "25 Days of Christmas," the cable channel will air a different Harry Potter movie each night starting at 7 or 7:30pm (EST).Continued...

Isaacs Interviews

New Jason Isaacs Interview Now in Video Galleries

Posted by: sue
November 10, 2006, 01:17 PM

Earlier this week we told you of a new interview with the always fab Jason Isaacs when he appeared on the ITV This Morning program. In this interview Jason discusses his role as Lucius Malfoy in the upcoming Order of the Phoenix, filming scenes with Dobby for Chamber of Secrets, and much more,Continued...


Brendan Gleeson Can't See the Future for Mad-Eye

Posted by: sue
November 10, 2006, 12:43 PM

Previously we told you that actor Brendan Gleeson would be in Boston for the Irish Film Festival this weekend, where he will be receiving the "Excellence Award" for his contributions to film. In a short new interview with The Boston Globe, Mr. Gleeson remarks on his role as Mad-Eye MoodyContinued...

OotP Film

Clarification on Phoenix Trailer Description

Posted by: sue
November 10, 2006, 10:03 AM

Yesterday we posted what is believed to be a very detailed description of the teaser trailer for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Leaky has now been able to discover that parts of the dialogue that were described will not be incorporated in the version that is to be released in theatersContinued...

Radcliffe Interviews

Dan Radcliffe Talks a Possible Death for Harry Potter

Posted by: sue
November 10, 2006, 07:09 AM

Actor Dan Radcliffe has given a new interview where he gives his thoughts on the future of Harry Potter in Book Seven. Echoing comments he has made previously in a new conference call held recently in London, Dan spoke with reporters on what he thinks will happen to Harry and said that heContinued...

OotP Film

Additional Details of Order of the Phoenix Trailer

Posted by: sue
November 09, 2006, 02:07 PM

TLC has received a fairly detailed description of what seems to be the teaser trailer for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix that is due to be shown in theaters before the movie Happy Feet on November 17. In effort to avoid SPOILERS for those who wish to wait until it is shown inContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling Video: Snake Lore May Play Role in Book Seven

Posted by: Melissa
November 09, 2006, 11:48 AM

Our partners at Accio Quote, the one-stop for J.K. Rowling quotes, have a find from all the way back in 2000 to share: an old and very rarely seen Web video of Stephen Fry interviewing J.K. Rowling on the occasion of book four's release, now in our Harry Potter video gallery, in whichContinued...

OotP Film

Emma Thompson Talks Trelawney, Umbridge, and More

Posted by: sue
November 08, 2006, 06:54 PM

In conjunction with the release of her new film "Stranger than Fiction," actress Emma Thompson has given several interviews where she briefly mentions her role as Professor Trelawney in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. In an new interview with the USA Today newspaper,Continued...

OotP Film

WB: Hoffman Not Half-Blood Prince Director

Posted by: Melissa
November 08, 2006, 04:53 PM

Earlier we reported to you that director Michael Hoffman was being considered as a director for the sixth Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince: WB has just reasserted that this is untrue and no director has yet been chosen.

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