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"Equus" Opens Officially in London; Radcliffe to Make UK TV Morning Show Appearances

Posted by: sue
February 27, 2007, 07:38 PM

As we've been telling you, "Equus," the play starring Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Richard Griffiths (Uncle Vernon) was to open officially wswtonight in London. By all reports, the play went well, and you can now see some new photos of the actorsContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Brazilian Translator Gets Ready for “Deathly Hallows”

Posted by: Edward
February 27, 2007, 06:21 PM

Following an article from the Guardian about the unique process of translating the Harry Potter series we told you about last month and a more recent story of the Hebrew translator of the books at a Jerusalem book fair, Reuters posted an interview today with Lia Wyler who is set to translateContinued...


New NECA Action Figure Packaging Revealed

Posted by: Edward
February 27, 2007, 04:56 PM

The NECA website revealed images of the new packaging for its Action Figures: Series 1 on their website recently. The figures of Harry Potter, Lord Voldemort, a Dementor and two Death Eaters will be available for sale everywhere next month and are just a sample of the many products we told you about earlierContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Timothy Spall

Posted by: Edward
February 27, 2007, 03:28 PM

Raise your glasses to actor Timothy Spall (Peter Pettigrew, a.k.a. Wormtail in the Harry Potter films) who celebrates his fiftieth birthday today! Happy Birthday Timothy!

HP Cast

Potter Actors Attend First Light Movies Awards

Posted by: sue
February 27, 2007, 12:15 PM

Earlier this week we told you that several actors from the Harry Potter films would be attending the First Light Movies Awards today in London. We now have new photos of Matt Lewis (Neville Longbottom), Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley), Katie Leung (Cho Chang), and Imelda Staunton (Professor Umbridge)Continued...

OotP Film

New Umbridge, Harry, Weasley Twins Photo from OotP

Posted by: sue
February 27, 2007, 10:40 AM

There is a new image online today of Professor Umbridge as seen in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix film. In this photo, here, you can see a pink robed Professor Umbridge (Imelda Staunton) standing in a classroom, with Harry Potter (Dan Radcliffe) and Fred and George WeasleyContinued...


Potter Fans Mob "Equus" Actors at Stage Door

Posted by: sue
February 27, 2007, 08:59 AM

Eager Harry Potter fans hoping to meet and speak with actors Dan Radcliffe and Richard Griffiths after a performance of their play "Equus" caused quite the commotion the other night in London. The Times is reporting that the crowds grew so large, at one point with over 450 fans gathered aroundContinued...


Winners of "Deathly Hallows" Book Cover Fan Art Competition

Posted by: sue
February 26, 2007, 10:28 PM

Previously, we told you about a contest for fans to design a Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows book cover. After going through the many wonderful entries, we can now announce the winners of this contest. The names of the winners are listed below, and you can also see their entries hereContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Accio Quote! Update: Nine Older Interviews with J.K.Rowling Now Online

Posted by: sue
February 26, 2007, 07:43 PM

As we get closer to the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, it is fitting that we still continue to discover and enjoy older interviews with author J.K.Rowling that may help us gain some additional insight into the Harry Potter books (or at least provide some nuggetsContinued...


PotterCast 78 Now Live

Posted by: Melissa
February 26, 2007, 10:38 AM

Announcements about the live podcast, first-hand "Equus" details and much more are in this week's PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, which is now available. To listen, just hit the "Play" button on the right side of the page (--->), or use iTunes, or direct download. Notes and more info:


New Dan Radcliffe Interview in the Telegraph, Makes New Forbes List

Posted by: sue
February 26, 2007, 10:30 AM

There are several pieces of news related to actor Dan Radcliffe for you today.
First, the Telegraph newspaper has another new interview with the Harry Potter actor who gives some thoughts as his new play "Equus" is set to officially open to the public tomorrow in London.Continued...

J.K. Rowling

Author J.K. Rowling Sues eBay Over Pirated Harry Potter Books

Posted by: sue
February 25, 2007, 10:59 PM

The Times is reporting tonight that Harry Potter author J.K.Rowling is suing online auction site eBay "after unscrupulous sellers used the Indian version of the website to sell unauthorised versions of her books." JKR has obtained an injunction which "prohibits eBay fromContinued...

OotP Film

French OotP Stamps Website Online with New Grawp, Thestral Images

Posted by: sue
February 25, 2007, 04:49 PM

Earlier this month we told you about a series of new stamps featuring Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix was to be released in France. A website where you will soon be able to purchase these stamps is now online. You can also see a whole series of these images from the film,Continued...

OotP Film

Another Image Online of Young Peter Pettigrew from OotP

Posted by: sue
February 25, 2007, 03:11 PM

Another new image from the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix has now surfaced online. Readers will remember a few days ago we saw the four young Marauders from the Pensieve scene; today we have a closer look at young Peter Pettigrew (played by Charles Hughes). You can seeContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Double Birthday for the Phelps Twins!

Posted by: Edward
February 25, 2007, 12:52 PM

Today James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley) celebrate their 21st birthdays. The very best from TLC goes out to the twin brothers on this very special day. Happy Birthday James and Oliver! Cheers!

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