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Presenting...MyLeaky. Your Harry Potter.

Posted by: Melissa
January 30, 2009, 02:47 PM

All right. Let's try this again. Today, Leaky has been radically reshaped forever.

Presenting...MyLeaky. Your Harry Potter.

MyLeaky is now the largest Harry Potter social network on the Web. We have been talking about doing it for years and working on it for many long months and can hardly believe it's finallyContinued...

HBP Film

Updated: Family of Injured Stuntman on Potter Films Issues Statement

Posted by: sue
January 30, 2009, 09:16 AM

Update: Through representatives, Daniel Radcliffe has asked that everyone note that his comments will remain private between himself and the stunt man.

The family of the stuntman who was seriously injured recently on the set of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows has now issued a statement.Continued...

PotterCast

Live PotterCast with Vlogbrothers at 7:30 pm

Posted by: Melissa
January 29, 2009, 05:43 PM

Listeners are already gathering in our UStream Channel to listen to tonight's live recording of PotterCast 183: Accio Nerdfighters, which will features Vlogbrothers John and Hank Green. Join us! And beware the Nargles.

The show will officially start at 7:30 pm, though there will be activity in the roomContinued...

DH Film

Report: Stuntman for Dan Radcliffe Injured on Set of "Deathly Hallows"

DH Film
Posted by: sue
January 28, 2009, 07:57 PM

UK tabloid The Mirror is reporting tonight that a stuntman "who doubles for Harry star Daniel Radcliffe," was injured as part of prep work for filming on Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The paper says that the accident with the stuntman happened while "rehearsing a flyingContinued...

Grint

Updates on Rupert Grint's "Cherrybomb"

Posted by: sue
January 28, 2009, 02:12 PM

A few updates today, regarding Cherrybomb, the new film starring actor Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley).

First, thanks to our Order partner RupertGrint.net we know the film will be screening at the Jameson Dublin Film Festival in Ireland on February 20. While no confirmation yet if Rupert is among the cast scheduledContinued...

PotterCast

PotterCast 182: MoshiMoshi New Trailer!

Posted by: Edward
January 27, 2009, 09:12 PM

The newest episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, is now online with fresh discussion of the latest Harry Potter trailer (which can be viewed right here) to appear online.  The show starts out with Sue's News, which contains the information behind one of the working titles of Harry Potter andContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Cafe and Restaurant where JK Rowling Wrote Harry Potter Novels Now for Sale

Posted by: sue
January 27, 2009, 07:42 PM

A cafe and restaurant in Edinburgh, Scotland where J.K. Rowling famously wrote portions of the Harry Potter novels is up for sale again. The Scotsman reports the former Nicolson's Cafe, which was sold several years ago and is now the site of the Buffet King Chinese restaurant, isContinued...

Movies

Promo Photos of Professor Slughorn Online

Posted by: sue
January 27, 2009, 07:26 PM

Thanks to Oclumencia for letting us know about two new promo photos of actor Jim Broadbent in his role as Professor Slughorn in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. You can see these photos, here and here.

Thanks Thio!

PotterCast

Accio Nerdfighters: Live Recording of PotterCast 183 Thursday with the VlogBrothers!

Posted by: Melissa
January 26, 2009, 10:50 PM

(Episode 182 will be out soon! Meanwhile...)

Nearly three days of warning this time! You may have already heard on YouTube, but: this Thursday's LIVE recording of PotterCast will be a very special one, featuring Hank and John Green, otherwise known as the VlogbrothersContinued...

Radcliffe Interviews

Dan Radcliffe Talks Theater, Politics, Potter, and More in New Interview

Posted by: Edward
January 26, 2009, 05:57 PM

There is a new interview online today from The Daily Beast with actor Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter), which features the actor speaking at great length about a number of subjects related to his craft, his experience in America, the political and social climate of today, growingContinued...

HBP Film

Photo of Professor McGonagall from "Half-Blood Prince"

Posted by: sue
January 26, 2009, 05:08 PM

Update: Originally posted  in small form back in November, there is a larger unmarked photo online tonight of actress Dame Maggie Smith in her role as Professor McGonagall from the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. You can see this photo, here.


Thanks to ScarPotter!

Grint

Rupert Grint to Take Part in Q & A at Screening of Cherrybomb Premiere in Berlin

Posted by: sue
January 26, 2009, 04:54 PM

As readers may know, Cherrybomb, the new film starring actor Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) will premiere next month at the Berlin Film Festival. Thanks to our Order partner RupertGrint.net we now know that Rupert will be part of a special Question and Answer session atContinued...

Toys

New Dumbledore and Bellatrix Figures from Tonner Doll Co.

Posted by: Edward
January 26, 2009, 03:31 PM

The Tonner Doll Company has updated its website for the new year to include two new pieces for their Harry Potter Character Doll Figures collection.  The figures of Professor Albus Dumbledore (modeled after actor Richard Harris) and Bellatrix Lestrange (modeled after actress HelenaContinued...

Books

More on Potter the Stage Production that Might have Been

Posted by: sue
January 26, 2009, 12:00 PM

The Telegraph has a short article online, with more on a possible Harry Potter stage production that might have been. The paper reports that many years ago, acclaimed theater director and producer Sir Trevor Nunn had expressed an interest in creating a stage production out of the Harry PotterContinued...

Products

New Additions to San Francisco Music Box Harry Potter Collection including Half-Blood Prince and More

Posted by: sue
January 24, 2009, 09:19 AM

The San Francisco Music Box company has introduced several new pieces to their Harry Potter collection for 2009. New are scenes from the various films including the following:

  1. The Final Battle from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (be sureContinued...

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