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Thewlis Interviews

Video Interview with David Thewlis on Dumbledore Revelation and More

Posted by: sue
October 25, 2007, 12:52 AM

Actor David Thewlis (Remus Lupin) was in Toronto, Ontario, Canada today for the International Festival of Authors, and gave his reaction to the news from Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling regarding Dumbledore. The actor said that he was surprised, because while he was filmingContinued...

HBP Film

"Half-Blood Prince" Location Filming Due to Start Tomorrow; Photo of House to be Used in Movie

Posted by: sue
October 24, 2007, 11:06 PM

We have the first report of sort from location filming for the upcoming “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” movie. TLC reader Georgie was in the village of Lacock, Wiltshire, England tonight, and spotted a house that had “massive lighting/Continued...


Leaky Interview with GLAAD (The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation)

Posted by: Melissa
October 24, 2007, 06:45 PM

Since Friday evening's revelation that Prof. Dumbledore is gay, we've seen a lot of confused and oftentimes hurtful response and commentary on the topic. So, we called up GLAAD, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, an organization that works specifically withContinued...

Cauldron Shop Update: New Waterglobes In Stock and More

Posted by: sue
October 24, 2007, 06:41 PM

A quick update for you, as the Cauldron Shop now has the brand new Hogwarts waterglobes in stock from San Francisco MusicBox Company we told you about a few weeks ago. In stock are the Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff, Slytherin, Hogwarts Express and Quidditch globes. Also new are some niceContinued...

OotP Film

"Order of the Phoenix," Ralph Fiennes Win at 2007 Scream Awards

Posted by: Edward
October 24, 2007, 06:33 PM

As we told you a few months back, the latest Potter film, “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” and its actors revived a number of nominations at Spike TV’s 2007 Scream Awards. The Scream awards, which honor “the newest and hottest in horror, sci-fi, fantasyContinued...

OotP Film

"Order of the Phoenix" DVD Launch in London November 3

Posted by: sue
October 24, 2007, 04:00 PM

Actress Emma Watson’s official website was updated this morning with the news that Warner Brothers will be holding a press launch for the release of the “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” DVD on Saturday, November 3 in London, England. The site states that Emma Watson (Hermione)Continued...


Tricks and Treats on the Leaky Lounge

Posted by: Edward
October 24, 2007, 03:55 PM

Our Leaky Lounge is setting up for a Halloween none will soon forget as they have begun to hide little tricks and treats throughout the Lounge. Be sure to search high and low on the forums as the goodies left by our Mods will change constantly in the lead up to next weekend’s event! Check out our LoungeContinued...

Discount Tickets for Harry Potter Fans at Patrick Doyle's "Music from the Movies"

Posted by: sue
October 24, 2007, 02:23 PM

Yesterday we posted a moving story about the struggle composer Patrick Doyle underwent during his battle with Leukemia, and the charity concert he is holding this weekend in London. Today, the organizers of the event let us know that tickets to this benefit are stillContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Finnish "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" Cover Art Revealed

Posted by: Edward
October 23, 2007, 07:15 PM

The Finnish publishers of the Harry Potter novels, Tammi, revealed today the cover art for their edition of the final book in author J. K. Rowling’s series. This edition of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” translated by Jaana Kapari-Jatta, is set for publicationContinued...

Patrick Doyle Discusses Help From Potter Stars During Battle Against Leukemia

Posted by: sue
October 23, 2007, 06:40 PM

There is a new article online where composer Patrick Doyle discusses at length his battle against Leukemia, and the help and encouragement he received from some of the stars of the Harry Potter films. In a very moving piece, Mr. Doyle (who composed the score to HarryContinued...

JKR Interviews

J.K. Rowling on Dumbledore Revelation: "He is My Character" (Updated with Video)

Posted by: sue
October 23, 2007, 03:12 PM

At a press conference this morning in Toronto, author J.K. Rowling was asked repeatedly about the recent revelations regarding the background information on Dumbledore and the fact that she said she felt this character was gay. Saying “I’m not kidding,” about this statementContinued...

Book Awards

J.K. Rowling Honored with "Order of the Forest" Award

Posted by: sue
October 23, 2007, 02:04 PM

As we told you previously, J.K. Rowling is making the final stop of her Open Book Tour today in Toronto, Ontario Canada, and before the event, the Harry Potter author was given an award “in recognition of the role she has played helping save Canada’s and the world’s forests.Continued...

HBP Film

Location Photos for Upcoming "Half-Blood Prince" Filming

Posted by: sue
October 22, 2007, 09:27 PM

Previously, we told you filming for the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince movie was to take place this week in the village of Lacock, England. TLC reader Phil was thoughtful enough to take a few photos of Church Street, where several of the scenes are due to be filmed startingContinued...


Melissa Anelli to appear on MSNBC This Afternoon, Washington Post Chat Tomorrow

Posted by: sue
October 22, 2007, 07:31 PM

Since the revelation regarding Dumbledore over the weekend, the media interest in the story has been high. It continues today as MSNBC has asked our own Melissa Anelli to be a guest on the cable network to discuss the reaction by Harry Potter fans to this news. Melissa will be on very shortlyContinued...

Film Awards

"Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" Nominated as Best Film at Children's BAFTA

Posted by: sue
October 22, 2007, 11:30 AM

“Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” has been nominated for a Children’s British Academy of Film and Television Arts Award in the category of “Best Feature Film.” The BBC reports that Order of the Phoenix was also nominatedContinued...

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