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Rumor

Followup: More on New Harry Potter Mini-Movie Rumor for Theme Park

Posted by: sue
June 18, 2008, 12:04 AM

A few days ago we told you about the latest report from UK tabloid the Sunday Mirror that said author J.K. Rowling had written “a brand-new Harry Potter story which is being turned into a mini-movie” that will star the trio of Dan Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint.Continued...

HBP Film

Followup: EA Russian HBP Game Release Date False

Posted by: sue
June 17, 2008, 06:25 PM

Many thanks to EA, makers of the Harry Potter video games, who let us know the previous rumor regarding an August release date for the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince game was incorrect. As we noted in our report yesterday, and now confirmed to us again by EA, the HBP video game willContinued...

Books

Harry Potter Book Sales Top 400 Million Mark

Posted by: sue
June 17, 2008, 05:17 PM

There are some new numbers out today, regarding the sales of the Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling. The Bookseller.com reports that world wide sales of the beloved series about the boy wizard have topped the 400 million mark. Even more impressive is that the books are now available in 67 languagesContinued...

HBP Film

EA Russia Releases New HBP Video Game Photo, Possible Release Date in August?

Posted by: sue
June 16, 2008, 07:59 PM

Thanks to Owl Post for alerting us that the EA, the makers of the Harry Potter video games, have updated their Russian site with a new photo of Harry and Professor Dumbledore from the upcoming game of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Also, the site (written in Russian)Continued...

LeakyLounge

Craft Yourself a Hogwarts House Friendship Bracelet

Posted by: Edward
June 16, 2008, 07:50 PM

It is time once again to pull out those crafting wands for Leaky’s own Crafty Witches are gearing up for our next Craft Along Event. Starting on July 1st, we invite you to join us in crafting your very own Hogwarts House Friendship Bracelet in the House colors of your choice. This circleContinued...

PotterCast

PotterCast 156: Drumsticks?

Posted by: Edward
June 16, 2008, 01:03 AM


PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, is online tonight with its 156th episode of Harry Potter news, discussion, and more. This week Sue brings us the latest on the charity auction of the 800-word story card written by J. K. Rowling, including its winning bidder, their future plans for the card, and, most importantly,Continued...

Radcliffe

Dan Radcliffe, Richard Griffiths Attend Tony Awards Tonight in NYC

Posted by: sue
June 15, 2008, 11:27 PM

The red carpet arrivals are well underway in New York city for the Tony Awards, with actor Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) making comments to the press upon his arrival tonight. As reported previously, both Dan and actor Richard Griffiths (Uncle Vernon) will be presenting an awardContinued...

Happy Father's Day!

Posted by: Melissa
June 15, 2008, 05:01 PM

Today’s the day (in the US anyway) that we celebrate our fathers, so grab your Dad or whomever acts as one for you and tell him you love him. Or tell him that he’d be your Patronus. Or if he were in Azkaban you’d spew righteous anger on his behalf. Or you’d wipe his memory and send him to Australia toContinued...

Radcliffe

Reminder: Radcliffe and Griffiths To Present at Tony Awards Tonight

Posted by: Edward
June 15, 2008, 03:08 PM

We have a quick reminder for you this morning that actors Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Richard Griffiths (Uncle Vernon) will be presenters at tonight’s 62nd Annual Tony Awards airing on CBS at 8 p.m. EST. As we reported previously, a live video stream of the red carpetContinued...

Rumor

Rumor Alert: Of Trios and Theme Parks and Chanel Clothes Oh My!

Posted by: sue
June 15, 2008, 12:24 PM

For those wondering when we might hear a bit more rumors on the involvement of the trio and the upcoming Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park, wait no more. Today, the Sunday Mirror is reporting that Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has written “a brand-new Harry PotterContinued...

LeakyLounge

Reading of "The Hobbit" Begins Today in Jo's Book Nook on Leaky Lounge

Posted by: Edward
June 15, 2008, 02:09 AM

The reading of the next novel in our non-Harry Potter book club has started today on our very own Leaky Lounge forum. Jo’s Book Nook is currently sitting down to read and discuss the J. R. R. Tolkien classic: The Hobbit. Members of the Lounge are invited to join the discussionContinued...

Leaky

Debut Quibbler Edition Hits the Stands!

Posted by: Melissa
June 13, 2008, 04:14 PM

On this freaky Friday we bring you a The Quibbler, a magazine full of “all the news you won’t find anywhere else”! You can read it right here (and if you need directions on how to navigate the document, click here). The first edition, here just in time to celebrate Friday 13th, is rightContinued...

Honors/Awards

Order of the Phoenix, Radcliffe, Watson, JKR Nominated for Annual SyFy Awards

Posted by: sue
June 13, 2008, 01:40 PM

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix has received a few nominations this year at the annual SyFy Genre Awards. Dan Radcliffe is nominated for Best Actor, and Emma Watson received a nod for Best Actress for their performances in the fifth Harry Potter film. “OrderContinued...

Movies

Potter Book and Movie Props Part of Auction to Benefit Film School in UK

Posted by: sue
June 12, 2008, 09:48 PM

Several items from the world of Harry Potter are due to be part of the Great British Movie Event, an auction being held to help the National Film and Television School in the UK. Along with actor Robbie Coltrane (Hagrid) and UK audio book narrator Stephen Fry , OotP and HBPContinued...

Movies

Moviefone Names Arthur Weasley One of the Best Movie Dads

Posted by: Edward
June 12, 2008, 04:38 PM

There is an honor for Arthur Weasley today care of Moviefone.com, who released their list of the Best Movie Dads Ever. Just in time for Father’s Day, this feature names the father of seven, portrayed by actor Mark Williams in the films, among many other notable movie dads. MoviefoneContinued...

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