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OotP Film

Details on Order of the Phoenix Trailer

Posted by: sue
November 08, 2006, 11:34 AM

There is a detailed description of the teaser trailer for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix now online. Please note, we can not confirm how accurate this is, but for more (spoilers ahoy) click here to view at Dissendium.
The teaser trailer for Phoenix is due to show before the movie Happy FeetContinued...

OotP Film

Early "Phoenix" Trailer News; To Screen Early This Weekend?

Posted by: sue
November 08, 2006, 09:34 AM

Previously we told you that the teaser trailer for Harry Potter and Order of the Phoenix will be shown next week before the movie Happy Feet on Friday, November 17. An early screening of the penquin movie was held this week, and apparently the Phoenix trailer was also shown at this screening.Continued...

OotP Film

Jason Isaacs Talks "Phoenix" and Sirius Black This Morning

Posted by: sue
November 08, 2006, 09:19 AM

Several readers let us know that actor Jason Isaacs appeared on ITV's This Morning program, where he discussed Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. He did mention his role as Lucius Malfoy in the movie, describing filming a wizard duel his character has with Sirius Black (GaryContinued...


Kid's BAFTA Voting Now Open

Posted by: sue
November 08, 2006, 09:06 AM

Previously we first told you that Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire had received two nominations at the Kid's BAFTAs, including Best Film. Now, You can also vote online for your favorite film of the year at the British Academy Children's Film & Television Awards. You may only vote once via this link, withContinued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Half-Blood Prince Voted Favorite Young Adult Book

Posted by: Melissa
November 07, 2006, 11:00 AM

The American Library Aassociation announced that Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" was voted the favorite book of teen readers in its annual "Teens' Top Ten" poll. Over 5,000 votes cast online during Teen Read Week (October 15-21) were combined with results of a separateContinued...

OotP Film

Rupert Grint Talks Missing Quidditch

Posted by: sue
November 06, 2006, 08:09 PM

In a recent interview while in Chicago to promote his new film "Driving Lessons," actor Rupert Grint also spoke about the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Rupert was asked if the deletion of Quidditch scenes for Ron was a good or bad thing for him as an actor. Rupert responded:


The Cauldron Shop

Cauldron Shop Update: New Hermione Wand, Golden Snitch Kit Book, More

Posted by: sue
November 06, 2006, 07:11 PM

Just in time to get an early start on your holiday shopping, there are some great new items this week in our Cauldron Shop, your one-stop for Harry Potter merchandise. Brand new from the Noble Collection is the Hermione's Light-up Collectible Wand. Also new in the shop is SiriusContinued...

The All New Accio Quote!

Posted by: Melissa
November 06, 2006, 03:25 PM

Our friends at the Quotes portion of the Floo Network have totally revamped their site: the two separate quote sites, the best and largest archive of J.K. Rowling quotes on the Web, are now all at Accio Quote, your one-stop for such things. You can now see interview and article highlights when you view by date, and navigateContinued...


PotterCast 62 Now Live

Posted by: Melissa
November 05, 2006, 07:17 PM

Our 62nd episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, is live: to listen, just hit the "Play" button on the right side of the page (--->), or use iTunes, or direct download. More notes:
-This week's Canon Conundrums: Will Dumbledore's portrait help Harry in book seven?
-Don't forget to sign upContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling, A Hero of Our Time

Posted by: sue
November 05, 2006, 07:08 PM

In honor of sixty years of publication, Time Europe has published a special edition of the magazine featuring "60 Years of Heroes" which include Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling. In the company of others such as Nelson Mandela, Mikhail Gorbachev, Pope John Paul II, and Bono, the magazine writes of our favoriteContinued...


Dan Radcliffe, Robert Pattinson Attend "Exceptional Youth" Opening

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

Actors Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Robert Pattinson (Cedric Diggory) attended the opening gala of the "Exceptional Youth" exhibit last night. As we told you previously, a new photo of Dan Radcliffe is included as part of this exhibit of "exceptional young BritonsContinued...

OotP Film

Order of the Phoenix Sneak Peek Due on HBO November 20

Posted by: sue
November 04, 2006, 03:45 PM

HBO will be airing an "exclusive sneak peek" at Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix starting November 20. The cable channel is currently listing this under the "Inside HBO" On Demand schedule, however no airtime is yet available. We do not know if this willContinued...


New NECA Voldemort, Death Eater Figures Due in March

Posted by: sue
November 03, 2006, 10:07 PM

Previously we told you NECA (National Entertainment Collectibles Association) had landed the contract to make new Harry Potter products and toys. NECA has now announced the first of these products will be hitting the shelves in March of 2007, and they will include new Voldemort and Death EaterContinued...

Book Awards

"Half-Blood Prince" Nominated for Scottish Children's Book Award

Posted by: sue
November 03, 2006, 02:45 PM

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling is among those nominated at the Royal Mail Awards for Scottish Children's Books. Included in the "Younger readers – 8-12 years" category, these awards are presented to "recognise excellenceContinued...


Scribbulus Ten Now Online

Posted by: sue
November 03, 2006, 11:57 AM

Issue Ten of Scribbulus, a collection of essays written by the readers of The Leaky Cauldron, is now online. Featured this month are 12 new essays all based around Science in the world of Harry Potter. Included are the following:

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