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Bridge Used in Potter Filming for Platform 9 3/4 to be destroyed by Muggles?

Posted by: sue
March 18, 2008, 11:37 AM

It would seem a landmark for Wizards and Muggles alike is under threat, as a new report says a bridge and clock at King’s Cross station in London, England may be removed as part of an expansion project. Update: In this ITN video (now available here in our galleries) you can see the bridge and clockContinued...

Programming Schedule for Accio 2008 Announced

Posted by: Edward
March 18, 2008, 03:58 AM

Upcoming fan conference, Accio 2008, has recently released the full programming schedule for their upcoming event at Magdalen College in Oxford, England. The three day conference, which takes place from July 25 – 27, 2008, will begin with an Opening Session followed by three days of formal programmingContinued...

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Report: Rupert Grint Filming Quidditch Scenes for "Half-Blood Prince" (Updated)

Posted by: sue
March 18, 2008, 12:48 AM

In what is perhaps a bit o’ blarney this St. Patrick’s day, UK tabloid the Sun has a story tonight involving Rupert Grint, and filming for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. In a new interview that was apparently conducted over the weekend at the Play.com LiveContinued...

Potter Go Bragh

Posted by: Melissa
March 17, 2008, 07:28 PM

Top o’ the St. Patrick’s Day to you!

Today, we wish you luck of the Irish, and the luck of every other nationality for that matter. Italian and Spanish luck are all well and good, but maybe today you’re in the mood for the luck of the Estonians or Slovakians (for the latter, see our staffer Eduard). Whatever luckContinued...

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PotterCast 143: Of Two Minds

Posted by: Edward
March 17, 2008, 01:32 AM


The 143rd episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, is online this evening with a lengthy discussion about the recent confirmation of a two part “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” film, with Director David Yates and Screenwriter Steve Kloves returning as well. As it is the big news of the week,Continued...

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New Interview with Fenrir Greyback Actor Dave Legeno

Posted by: sue
March 16, 2008, 01:09 PM

There is a short new interview with Dave Legeno, who will be portraying the villainous werewolf Fenrir Greyback in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. UK tabloid The Daily Star has an article where the cage fighter turned actor mentions his role as the loathsome werewolf inContinued...

Happy Birthday, Sean Biggerstaff!

Posted by: Edward
March 15, 2008, 05:06 PM

Please join us today in wishing actor Sean Biggerstaff, who portrayed Gryffindor Quidditch Captain Oliver Wood in the Harry Potter films, a happy birthday. Today Sean is celebrating his 25th birthday.

Also, during the slew of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” film news this past week, actor HarryContinued...

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"Half-Blood Prince" To Screen in IMAX, Finale in 3D

Posted by: sue
March 15, 2008, 11:45 AM

We have some more great movie news this morning, as it has now been confirmed that Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince will be shown in IMAX, released the same day as the film opens on November 21, 2008. Also of note to fans is word that sections of the film such as the dramatic events at HogwartsContinued...

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Half-Blood Prince Location Filming Video and Interview with Tom Felton, Rupert Grint and Dan Radcliffe

Posted by: sue
March 15, 2008, 02:03 AM

There is new video online tonight from last month’s filming for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince at Gloucester Cathedral in England. Cable channel E! broadcast a new interview with actors Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy), Rupert Grint (RonContinued...

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David Heyman Talks Splitting Deathly Hallows, Both Films Possibly Two and a Half Hours Long

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Posted by: sue
March 14, 2008, 05:55 PM

Empire magazine has a new interview with Harry Potter producer David Heyman on the decision to make two films out of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. In this new article, David Heyman describes the thought process behind the decision to split, debatingContinued...

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Older Video of Dan Radcliffe on Deathly Hallows Split

Posted by: sue
March 14, 2008, 03:30 PM

There is video online now of actor Dan Radcliffe and the subject of a two part Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows movie. This video, which was aired last night on cable channel E! was actually recorded last month while on location filming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince at GloucesterContinued...

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Steve Kloves: Says They Almost Split "Goblet of Fire," Began Thinking of Two "Deathly Hallows" Films Late Summer 07

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Posted by: sue
March 13, 2008, 08:18 PM

There is more news today on the decision to make two movies out of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Screenwriter Steve Kloves has given a new interview to the Baltimore Sun, where he discusses the decision to split the book into twoContinued...

Legal

JKR/WB vs. RDR Books Trial Rescheduled

Posted by: Melissa
March 13, 2008, 05:47 PM

The trial for the JKR/WB vs. RDR Books was rescheduled to April 14 today, following a meeting with Hon. Robert Patterson, Jr., the judge on the case.

The trial for the case had been previously scheduled for March 24, 25, 26 and was taking the place of a hearing on a preliminary injunction.

Also, RDR BooksContinued...

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Official WB Press Release on Two Part Movie of "Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows"

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Posted by: sue
March 13, 2008, 01:20 PM

Warner Brothers has now issued their formal press release on making Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in two films. Following on what we reported yesterday, Warner Brothers confirm again that David Yates will direct both films, marking the first time any one directorContinued...

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Official: Two Parts for "Deathly Hallows" Movie, David Yates to Direct Both Films

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Posted by: sue
March 12, 2008, 08:41 PM

Big News everyone! The L.A Times is reporting an exclusive today: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows will be made in two films, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" , and "HarryContinued...

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