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Walk in Dan Radcliffe's Harry Potter Shoes

Posted by: sue
September 12, 2008, 01:25 PM

If you’ve ever wondered what it would be to walk in Dan Radcliffe’s shoes, well here is your chance, in a manner of speaking. Dan has donated a pair of black NIKE sport shoes he wore in the Harry Potter films for a charity auction. Part of the “De-Feet Lung Cancer” charity campaign,Continued...


David Thewlis Talks Lupin and "Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: sue
September 12, 2008, 03:23 AM

Actor David Thewlis has given a new interview to the Metro newspaper where he speaks briefly about his role as Remus Lupin in the Harry Potter films and his return appearance in “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.” He notes that Remus will be in the films for only a short time,Continued...


Profile on Harry Potter Producer David Heyman

Posted by: sue
September 12, 2008, 02:23 AM

There is a new in depth profile online tonight with Harry Potter film producer David Heyman. In this lengthy article, David reflects on how he became interested in the Harry Potter books and how he became involved with producing the film series as noted below:

“Heyman set up a modest office aboveContinued...


Jason Isaacs Cameo as Lucius Malfoy in "Half-Blood Prince"

Posted by: sue
September 11, 2008, 02:59 PM

Actor Jason Isaacs has given a new interview to MTV where he confirms he took part in a one day filming in his role as Lucius Malfoy for “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.” Jason says that as his character is off in Azkaban prison during the course of the HBP book, he didContinued...

Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone

Scholastic Updates Site with New Video, "Sorcerer's Stone" Shipping Early

Posted by: sue
September 11, 2008, 03:02 AM

Previously we told you that Scholastic was issuing a special 10th Anniversary edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone that was due to be released on September 23. Today however, this TLC editor got word her copy pre-ordered from had already been shippedContinued...


Emma Watson Comments on "Half-Blood Prince" Delay

Posted by: sue
September 10, 2008, 08:06 PM

At the recent National Movie Awards, actress Emma Watson made very brief comments to reporters on the red carpet regarding the delay of “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.” In this video via YouTube, Emma can be heard saying what while she feels they have done the right thing forContinued...


Phelps Twins to Give Behind Scenes Look at Potter Films in London

Posted by: sue
September 10, 2008, 07:31 PM

Fans of James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley) will be in for a treat this weekend, as they are due to take part in a special CBBC free public event and give a behind the scenes look at the Harry Potter films. As noted on Newsround, the twins will be taking part in theContinued...


Ralph Fiennes: "Indications that it'll happen" for Return in "Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: sue
September 09, 2008, 01:07 PM

Ralph Fiennes has given a new interview to Entertainment Weekly, where the actor reflects on his role as Lord Voldemort in the Harry Potter series. He also speaks favorably regrading the question about his appearance in the final two Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows filmsContinued...


JKR/WB vs RDR Books Trial: Statements Regarding Ruling

Posted by: Kristin
September 08, 2008, 07:47 PM

Since the opinion earlier today in which Judge Patterson ruled in favor of J.K. Rowling and Warner Brothers, the following statements have been issued.

From J.K. Rowling:

“I took no pleasure at all in bringing legal action and am delighted that this issue has been resolved favourably. I went to courtContinued...


JKR/WB vs. RDR Books Trial: JKR Wins Copyright Case

Posted by: Kristin
September 08, 2008, 06:34 PM

News sources are reporting that the judge in the case of J.K. Rowling and Warner Brothers vs. RDR Books has issued a ruling. From WNBC NY:

“The small publisher was not contesting that the lexicon infringes upon Rowling’s copyright but argued that it was a fair use allowable by law for referenceContinued...

HBP Film

Wall Street Journal on the Wrath of Harry Potter Fans

Posted by: sue
September 08, 2008, 01:50 PM

As readers are aware, the news of the delay in the release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince film until July 17, 2009 was met with great emotion, dismay, and a fair amount of anger. The Wall Street Journal has a new article online today, focusing on the reaction to the news from WarnerContinued...

HBP Film

Official: EA Delays "Half-Blood Prince" Video Game Until Summer 09

Posted by: sue
September 08, 2008, 01:33 PM

As expected, EA, the makers of the Harry Potter video games, have formally announced their plans to delay the release of the “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” video game until Summer 09 (no specific date yet mentioned). Moving the release of the game to coincideContinued...

The Leaky Mug

LeakyMug 18: Live from San Diego!

Posted by: Edward
September 08, 2008, 11:04 AM

This week, PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast teams up with MuggleCast to bring you a brand new live LeakyMug from San Diego, California. Recorded just after ComicCon, the PotterCast and MuggleCast hosts discuss their time in the city for ComicCon, their “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” trailerContinued...


Part One of "The Chronicles of Narnia" Book Club Opens on Leaky Lounge

Posted by: Edward
September 08, 2008, 12:40 AM

Through a mysterious wardrobe we go for the next round of non-Harry Potter Book Club readings which have started over on our Leaky Lounge forum. The first book in the “Chronicles of Narnia” series by author C. S. Lewis, “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe,”Continued...

HBP Film

Details on Cave Scene, Events on Astronomy Tower from HBP Screening

Posted by: sue
September 07, 2008, 02:00 PM

Hang on everyone, we have another treat this morning! In addition to the first report from the test screening of “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” which took place yesterday in Chicago, TLC reader Rachezee sent us a new report today. This new report goes intoContinued...

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