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HBP Film

High Definition Links to Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince First Look Feature

Posted by: sue
February 27, 2009, 04:30 PM

Behold, now in  glorious High Definition: the recent Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince "First Look" feature. As we first told you the other day, the video is available via the Official Harry Potter Widget, and is now available for download at home via the following links. Enjoy!

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Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Timothy Spall

Posted by: Edward
February 27, 2009, 02:22 PM

Please join us in sending out birthday wishes to actor Timothy Spall, who portrays the character of Peter Pettigrew in the Harry Potter films.  Mr. Spall is celebrating his 52nd birthday today.  Cheers!

Books

Harry Potter Books at Auction: First Edition Philosopher's Stone Selling at Record Prices

Posted by: sue
February 27, 2009, 09:33 AM

Several pieces of news today regarding Harry Potter books up for auction. First thanks to Heritage Auction for letting us know about a first edition Bloomsbury copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Sorcerer's Stone) they have for auction. HeritageContinued...

Grint

Rupert Grint on Cover of April Edition of Blag Magazine

Posted by: Edward
February 26, 2009, 08:44 PM

Actor Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) will be gracing the cover of the April 2009 issue of Blag Magazine, which will also feature a lengthy interview and "20 page portfolio feature" with the young actor.  Our Order Partner RupertGrint.net is reporting that this issue will feature extensiveContinued...

HBP Film

WB Releases Harry Potter and Half-Blood Prince "First Look" Feature Via Widget

Posted by: sue
February 26, 2009, 05:15 PM

Check it out: Warners Bros has now released that new Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince "First Look" feature via the Video section of their Official Harry Potter Widget. As reported previously, this footage contains new looks at the Inferi,Continued...

Fans

Evanna Lynch, Sue Upton, and More Join HP Alliance's "Accio Books": Live Chat Sunday at 1pm EST!

Posted by: Melissa
February 25, 2009, 11:36 PM

Sunday, to celebrate the launch of "Accio Books," a new house-themed effort to galvanize Harry Potter fans to donate books to those who need them most, the HP Alliance will host its third live Dumbledore's Army meeting. This meeting, which will take the placeContinued...

Fans

Reminder: LIVE HP Alliance Meeting

Posted by: Melissa
February 25, 2009, 07:24 PM

That was amazing, guys, thanks for all your participation!

Reminder, everyone! The second HP Alliance Dumbledore's Army meeting will be tonight (Wednesday) at 9 pm EST on UStream. We are already playing wizard rock music over in the room and chatting while we wait.

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Fans

New Poll, New Concept Art of Dervish and Banges at Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Posted by: sue
February 25, 2009, 06:27 PM

The great news keeps on coming as Universal Orlando has now released new concept art for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park attraction: this of Dervish and Banges. Due to be located in the Hogsmeade village portion of the park, Universal says that the store "supplysContinued...

Movies

Harry Potter, The Exhibition: Extends Run in US until September 27, 2009, New Photos Now Available

Posted by: sue
February 25, 2009, 05:14 PM

Harry Potter: The Exhibition is proving to be very popular with fans, even before the event in Chicago opens on April 30th. Originally scheduled to close on September 7th, TLC can now report the event has been extended an additional three weeks, and will now close on SeptemberContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, James and Oliver Phelps

Posted by: Edward
February 25, 2009, 02:17 PM

Double the birthday cheers today, for actors James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley) are celebrating their 23rd birthdays. Happy Birthday, James and Oliver!  Cheers to you both!

Contests

WB Launches Contest for US Residents to Win Trip to Harry Potter Exhibition

Posted by: sue
February 25, 2009, 08:47 AM

WB has now opened a new contest to win a trip to the opening of Harry Potter: The Exhibition in Chicago, Illinois. Open to US residents ages 13 years and older, you can win a trip for four at the end of April to the new traveling exhibition of props and sets seen in theContinued...

LeakyCon

LeakyCon 2011: July 14-18, Orlando, Florida

Posted by: Melissa
February 24, 2009, 08:10 PM

Now that we have a confirmed date, we are happy to announce: LeakyCon 2011 will be July 14-18, 2011 in Orlando, Florida.

It's going to be a huge party, that we can't wait to share with you. Let's celebrate the end of this gloroius time (and the beginning of a new one) as we should: together, with the charitable spiritContinued...

DH Film

Confirmed! Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part Two Due July 15, 2011

DH Film
Posted by: sue
February 24, 2009, 07:05 PM

 UPDATE: TLC now has official confirmation from Warner Brothers that Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part Two will be released in theaters July 15, 2011.

As readers will recall, it was officially announced that Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part One will beContinued...

DH Film

Rumor Alert: Possible Location Shoots for Deathly Hallows Near Leavesden

DH Film
Posted by: sue
February 24, 2009, 04:07 PM

With production now underway on the final installments in the Harry Potter film series, there is a curious casting rumor making the rounds today. This is Grimsby is reporting that UK actor Nick Moran apparently told people at a recent London fashion show party that he wasContinued...

HBP Film

New Half-Blood Prince Video of Inferi, Death Eater Attack on Burrow, Hermione Setting Birds on Ron and More

Posted by: sue
February 23, 2009, 06:52 AM

UPDATE: The new HBP footage is available for viewing and download here via our video galleries. Enjoy!

Hang on everyone, as new video from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is online via this link. MSN Australia has what seems to be theContinued...

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