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J.K. Rowling, Emma Watson Attend Pride of Britain Awards

Posted by: sue
October 09, 2007, 06:27 PM

The first of the photos from tonight’s Pride of Britain awards are now online, and you can see some early pictures of Emma Watson (Hermione Granger), and Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling (both wearing chic black outfits)here via WireImage. Additional photos of Jo (looking just gorgeous) here viaContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Translated "Deathly Hallows" Released in Turkey, Russian Translation to Follow

Posted by: Edward
October 09, 2007, 06:21 PM

Harry Potter fans in Turkey had a treat this past morning, as we told you previously, the Turkish translation of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” was set to be released today, and we now have the cover art of the seventh book to bring you. This editionContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling to be Honored at Pride of Britain Awards

Posted by: sue
October 09, 2007, 01:48 AM

A few days ago we first told you about the Pride of Britain awards which will be held tomorrow night in London, England and that actress Emma Watson and J.K. Rowling would be attending this event. Tonight GMTV is reporting that Jo will also be honored at this event, getting special recognitionContinued...


PotterCast 120: “Kung-Fu Snape”

Posted by: Edward
October 09, 2007, 01:31 AM

The 120th episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast is now online for your listening pleasure! This week the PotterCasters discuss the very latest in Harry Potter news and bring you the latest installment of “Fan Thoughts” as well as the next “Bit By Bit,” where we dig into the secondContinued...

J.K. Rowling

New Pet for JKR No Mere Padfoot

Posted by: sue
October 08, 2007, 10:41 PM

There is a new addition to the Murray family to tell you about tonight, as author J.K. Rowling has now adopted a four year old former race dog. The Herald reports that Jo and her family visited the Greyhound Rescue Fife agency in Scotland, and chose the female dog, making a generous donation to the business in theContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

'Magic Bus' Tour in France for "Deathly Hallows" Release

Posted by: Edward
October 08, 2007, 12:51 AM

In addition to the recent news of Gallimard, the publisher of the Harry Potter novels in France, revealing the cover art for their edition of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the publishing house recently announced a special ‘Magic Bus’ tour. Beginning on October 17th, the ‘MagicContinued...


New Video Interview with David Thewlis on Books, Remus Lupin, and More

Posted by: sue
October 06, 2007, 05:21 PM

Sky News in the UK has a new video interview with actor David Thewlis now online, where the actor discusses his new novel “The Late Hector Kipling,” the works of author J.K. Rowling, and his role as Remus Lupin in the Harry Potter films. In the final minutes of theContinued...

Radcliffe Interviews

Dan Radcliffe Talks "My Boy Jack" and More in New Interview

Posted by: Edward
October 05, 2007, 03:37 PM

The November issue of American men’s style magazine GQ, features a brief, yet detailed question and answer interview with Harry Potter actor Dan Radcliffe. In the interview, which you can read in its entirety here thanks to our Order partner, Dan discusses his upcomingContinued...


Emma Watson Confirms for Pride of Britain Awards and More

Posted by: sue
October 05, 2007, 02:57 PM

Yesterday we first told you about the Pride of Britain awards, and the official Emma Watson website has now been updated with confirmation of Emma’s appearance at this event. The website notes that Emma (who portrays Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter films) will be attending alongContinued...

Heyman Interviews

David Heyman Talks Harry Potter Cast and the Future

Posted by: sue
October 05, 2007, 02:19 AM

Harry Potter producer David Heyman is the subject of a new feature in Variety. In this new interview, David Heyman discusses various cast members of the Harry Potter films, mentioning both the acclaimed adult actors he has in his films, but also the younger actors. Saying he is equally proudContinued...


Hey Jude... Wanna Be in a Harry Potter Movie?

Posted by: sue
October 05, 2007, 12:42 AM

MTV has a fun new video interview today with two of the UK’s finest actors, Michael Cain eand Jude Law, who discuss the fact that they have never been asked to be in a Harry Potter movie. While promoting their new movie “Sleuth,” they point out that “Ken” has been in theContinued...

HBP Film

David Yates Says Young Voldemort Cast; No Name of Actor Given

Posted by: sue
October 04, 2007, 11:46 PM

Director David Yates is quoted in a UK newspaper saying the role of Young Voldemort for the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince film has been cast, but refused to give the name of the young actor who will play him in the sixth Harry Potter movie. In Richard Kay’s columnContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling and other Harry Potter Stars to Attend Pride of Britain Awards

Posted by: sue
October 04, 2007, 09:32 PM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling will be among the celebrities due to attend the Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Awards next week in London. A press release indicates that Jo and actor Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) will join Prince Charles and UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown as well as actorContinued...


Sing a Song of Sweeney Todd

Posted by: sue
October 04, 2007, 08:36 PM

Sing a Song of Severus Snape…well, almost! Given the keen interest in the upcoming Tim Burton film “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” we thought you might enjoy the brand new trailer, which you can see here.Caution to Parents: this trailer contains some intense scenes with violence,Continued...


Dan Radcliffe One of Moviefone's 'Hot Actors Under 25'

Posted by: Edward
October 04, 2007, 07:44 PM

AOL Moviefone has released their first ever list of “25 Under 25,” a ranking of ‘Hollywood’s Hottest Young Actors,’ and actor Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) has been named among this year’s chosen celebrities. Looking at individual accomplishments as wellContinued...

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