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High Res Photos of Dan Radcliffe in "Equus"

Posted by: sue
January 30, 2007, 09:20 AM

There are now some new high res photos available of Dan Radcliffe from his upcoming play "Equus" in both color and some frankly gorgeous black and white photos as well. You can see the entire collection of these new images here in our galleries. Caution to Parents: These photos include some newContinued...


PotterCast 74 Now Live

Posted by: Melissa
January 29, 2007, 09:50 PM

(Looking for the pics of Dan in Equus? Right here . Meanwhile...)
Our 74th PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast is up. To listen, just hit the "Play" button on the right side of the page (--->), or use
iTunes, or direct download. Also:

-This week's canon conundrums: What are Snape's Boggart and Patronus?Continued...


New Photos of Dan Radcliffe in "Equus"

Posted by: sue
January 29, 2007, 10:49 AM

There are some fantastic new promotional photos of actor Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) from the upcoming stage production of "Equus" now online. You can see these stunning new photos of a decidedly grown-up (and nearly nude) Dan here (thanks to Jenna of for letting us host themContinued...


Reminder: Dan Radcliffe "Extras" Appearance on HBO Tonight

Posted by: sue
January 28, 2007, 10:31 AM

A reminder that as we told you previously, the episode of the "Extras" comedy series featuring actor Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) will be broadcast tonight on HBO. This is the same episode that was shown earlier in the UK; photos of this are available in our galleries, as well asContinued...


New Luna Interview in Disney Adventures

Posted by: Melissa
January 27, 2007, 02:55 PM

Disney Adventures has a new issue out featuring a labeled picture of Dumbeldore's Army as well as a new interview with Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood). See the scan here, thanks to reader TK. The interview reads:

Did you feel nervous about auditioning? I really wanted to go, because if I didn't I neverContinued...


Translating Harry

Posted by: sue
January 27, 2007, 11:47 AM

The Guardian has a new article online about the unique art and hard work involved in translating the Harry Potter novels. While facing deadlines and a whole host of other obstacles, translators often have to face one primary hurtle first: "finding the balance between literal fidelity and the equivalence that makes for fidelityContinued...


New Scribbulus Calls for Essays

Posted by: sue
January 27, 2007, 11:31 AM

Scribbulus, TLC's essay project, has issued a new call for papers featuring a variety of topics for the next few months. In addition to the most recent call for essays on Deathly Hallows, we can announce the following topics:

  • Bizarre, Wacky and Wonderful Theories - April Fools' Special (Please submit by MarchContinued...


Truth and Myth According to Laura Mallory

Posted by: sue
January 26, 2007, 04:11 PM

Laura Mallory, the woman from the state of Georgia who has repeatedly tried to have the Harry Potter books removed from school shelves, has written an opinion piece in the Atlanta-Journal Constitution, where she states what she calls "myths" and "truths" on why she is continuing herContinued...

CBBC to Launch New "Sorcerer’s Apprentice" Show

Posted by: sue
January 25, 2007, 12:38 PM

Well it's not quite Hogwarts, the Reality Series, but CBBC Newsround is set to air a new program where children will compete using magic. The Stage reports this new program, which is called "The Sorcerer's Apprentice," will be set at a boarding school in the English countryside andContinued...


I Shall Not Tell Lies about Reading Harry Potter

Posted by: sue
January 25, 2007, 09:49 AM

Apparently residents in the UK haven't been listening to Professor Umbridge when it comes to lying, as a new survey reveals up to a third of British adults have fibbed about reading some well known novels including Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. According to a new survey conductedContinued...

OotP Film

Filming in Scotland Small Part of OotP Budget

Posted by: sue
January 25, 2007, 08:45 AM

Last summer we told you about filming for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix which took place in the beautiful Highlands of Scotland. The Scotsman reports that filming these scenes was a small percentage of the estimated $150 Million dollar budget.

"Scotland cannot compete with the half-dozenContinued...


More Info on OotP Action Figures, Great Hall PlaySet and More

Posted by: sue
January 25, 2007, 07:09 AM

We have more information about those new Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix products we told you about last week, as these items are now being previewed at the British Toy Fair in London, England. reports more about the new action figures due, including onesContinued...

OotP Film

Bigger Image of New Trio Photo

Posted by: sue
January 24, 2007, 05:00 PM

Last week, TLC brought you a first look at the many new OotP products due this year which included new photos of the Trio. A better look at the trio of Dan Radcliffe (Harry), Rupert Grint (Ron) and Emma Watson (Hermione), as seen on this card, has now emerged online. Click here to see this better photo. We hope toContinued...


John Williams Misses Scoring Potter Films

Posted by: sue
January 24, 2007, 10:57 AM

Earlier this month The Chronicle of Higher Education featured a new interview with composer John Williams where he discussed his involvement with scoring the music for the Harry Potter films. Asked why he was unable to score the music for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, John Williams said it due toContinued...


Potter Books Slated for Recycling Stolen from Warehouse

Posted by: sue
January 24, 2007, 10:22 AM

Reports are online today that some 3,000 Harry Potter books due to be recycled were stolen from a warehouse in Wales. Thieves apparently broke into a recycling company and took two containers of the special Harry Potter schoolbooks, which were published for charity several years ago. NewsWalesContinued...

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