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JKR Interviews

New Audio, Video Interviews with J.K. Rowling at South Bank Show Awards

Posted by: sue
January 30, 2008, 07:47 PM

Yesterday we told you that Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling had been honored at the South Bank Show Awards. We now have three videos containing new interviews with Jo, as well as footage from the award ceremony which will be broadcast on UK channel ITV February 3.

Scottish TVContinued...

HBP Film

Footage of Half-Blood Prince Set Prep in Gloucester, Filming Will Take Place In February

Posted by: sue
January 29, 2008, 09:07 PM

As we have been reporting, there is to be location filming for the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince at Gloucester Cathedral in England. In addition to the earlier photos we showed you, the BBC has new video online tonight of the work being done to prepareContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling Honored at South Bank Show Awards, Jokes About Replacing Gambon with Lord Attenborough

Posted by: sue
January 29, 2008, 04:11 PM

A follow up today on news we first told you about several weeks ago involving a special recognition for Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling. The BBC reports the South Bank Show awards presented Jo with a special honor, giving her "an outstanding achievement prize for her success with the HarryContinued...


PotterCast 136: Conversations with Paul

Posted by: Edward
January 29, 2008, 04:30 AM

The newest episode of our Harry Potter podcast, PotterCast, is now online and includes an extended conversation with Harry and the Potter’s singer Paul DeGeorge. Paul joins Melissa, Sue, and John this week to discuss the Harry Potter EP of the Month Club, which has just opened up for subscriptions,Continued...

DH Film

"Deathly Hallows" Director Update: Heyman says Del Toro Not Really in the Running

DH Film
Posted by: sue
January 28, 2008, 02:09 PM

There is news today regarding a possible director for the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows film. As we have been reporting, director Guillermo Del Toro has repeatedly expressed an interest in directing the final Harry Potter film, however today Potter producer DavidContinued...

HBP Film

Additional "Half-Blood Prince" Location Filming Photos ; Costume Fitting this Week at Gloucester Cathedral

Posted by: sue
January 27, 2008, 04:49 PM

As a follow up to our previous post , crews from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince continue to prepare for location filming at Gloucester Cathedral in England. Thanks to TLC reader Becca, you can now see some additional photos of the work and sets being prepared for filming dueContinued...

HBP Film

Crews Continue to Prepare for HBP Location Filming in Gloucester

Posted by: sue
January 27, 2008, 02:39 PM

On Thursday we reported crews from the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince were returning in Gloucester, England to prepare for location filming. Thanks to London Taxi Tours, you can now see some early photos of various props being set up at Gloucester Cathedral. Also,Continued...


Happy Birthday, Leaky Lounge!

Posted by: Edward
January 26, 2008, 04:20 PM

Celebrations have begun today on the Leaky Lounge as our 72,000 member strong Harry Potter forum celebrates its 3rd birthday! This much fun can not be contained to just one day, so we have activities and special events planned from today until January 28th at 9 pm. Most everything is centered in our special Event ForumContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Translated Edition of "Deathly Hallows" Hits Stores in Poland

Posted by: Edward
January 26, 2008, 12:28 AM

More news today regarding the translations of the Harry Potter series, very soon readers in Poland will be able to get their hands on translated editions of the final Harry Potter book, as the novel is set to hit book shelves at midnight on January 26th. TheContinued...

OotP Film

Video of "Order of the Phoenix" LA Premiere on "Ace of Cakes"

Posted by: sue
January 25, 2008, 06:03 PM

Previously we told you the Los Angeles Premiere of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix was to be featured on the Food Network’s Ace of Cakes program. As highlighted in the last week’s PotterCast interview, master baker Duff from Ace of Cakes and his team created a specialContinued...

Rickman Interviews

New Photos, Interview with Alan Rickman at Sundance Film Festival

Posted by: sue
January 25, 2008, 12:21 PM

Actor Alan Rickman recently attended the Sundance Film Festival to promote his new film “Bottle Shock,” and we have new photos of the actor here in our galleries. As we reported last November, Alan Rickman was set to begin filming on Harry Potter and the Half-Blood PrinceContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Recycled Paper Required for Finnish Editions of "Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: Edward
January 24, 2008, 07:49 PM

The New York Times is reporting the release of the Finnish editions of the final book in author J. K. Rowling’s series, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” printed on Finland paper has been blocked due to lacking ‘ecologically friendly certification’Continued...

HBP Film

Filming for Half-Blood Prince Set for Gloucester Cathedral

Posted by: sue
January 24, 2008, 12:12 PM

Location filming for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is set to take place again at Gloucester Cathedral in the UK. This is Gloucester is reporting today that crews from the sixth Harry Potter film are preparing for the filming which is due to take place shortly at the noted CathedralContinued...


New Tonner Snape,Cho Chang Dolls, New NECA "Half-Blood Prince" Action Figures

Posted by: sue
January 23, 2008, 02:00 AM

We have a few bits of news tonight regarding new products tied in with the release of the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

First, Tonner, the makers of high end collectible dolls, has announced new additions to their Harry Potter line, as new Severus Snape,Continued...

Wizard EP of the Month Club Already Rocking in 2008

Posted by: Melissa
January 22, 2008, 09:55 PM

Last year’s effort raised more than $13,000 for First Book, and this year, the rockers hope to nearly double that and also use their funds to help the The Harry Potter Alliance, so listen up: The 2008 Wizard Rock EP of the Month Club has been announced and it looks to be a great year fullContinued...

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