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WB Set to Launch Half-Blood Prince London Premiere Contest

Posted by: sue
April 26, 2009, 07:37 AM

The Official Harry Potter Widget has been updated with the news that soon, WB will be launching a contest to win a trip to London, England for the premiere of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. While unfortunately the link to the entry form does not yet work (reads out of area) andContinued...


Attention Students: Report to Mandrake Potting at Harry Potter, the Exhibition

Posted by: sue
April 25, 2009, 07:53 PM

A reminder that later this week, Harry Potter, the Exhibition is due to open at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry. As we've reported many times before, this traveling exhibition will feature props and sets used in the Harry Potter films. Last February we toldContinued...

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Rumor Alert: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince DVD Due November 19th?

Posted by: sue
April 25, 2009, 12:17 PM

With the sixth Harry Potter film due in theaters this July, there are already rumors of when the DVD might be released. A German BluRay website is reporting today that possibly the Blu- Ray disc of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince will be released in late fall to beContinued...

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USA TODAY: Burrow Attack Scene in Half-Blood Prince a Standout Scene

Posted by: sue
April 24, 2009, 10:34 PM

We've known for many months now, even witnessed footage seen in the newest trailer, that there is to be an attack on the Burrow included in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. In their guide to Summer movies, the USA Today has a very brief preview of the film,Continued...

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Tentative Dates for Half-Blood Prince Premieres

Posted by: sue
April 24, 2009, 10:33 PM

Today there was a report online earlier today regarding possible Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince premiere locations and dates. TLC spoke to Warner Bros, and unfortunately, these are not yet confirmed, so please consider the following as tentative at the moment:
July 6 will see a premiere inContinued...

J.K. Rowling

ABC to Broadcast A Year in the Life Documentary on JK Rowling July 16th

Posted by: sue
April 24, 2009, 03:53 PM

The ABC Television Network has announced will be broadcasting the special "A Year in the Life" documentary on Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling this summer. The network will be airing the documentary on Thursday, July 16 from 8-9pm (ET) the weekend of the release of Harry PotterContinued...

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First Look! Shell Cottage Under Construction in Wales

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Posted by: sue
April 24, 2009, 01:22 PM

Several weeks ago we reported filming for the Shell Cottage scenes would take place in Wales, with crews due to arrive for work before the main filming next month. Today, TLC is delighted to bring you the first photos of the house under construction on the coastline in the Pembrokeshire areaContinued...


LeakyCon Highlight: Frak's Art Factory

Posted by: Melissa
April 24, 2009, 12:08 PM

Only 27 days until LeakyCon 2009 (registration is here), and today we have the first of many highlights!

Today's feature is Frak's Fun Sized Art Factory! At this special one-of-a-kind workshop, Leaky's main illustrator, professional art teacher and PotterCast co-host Frak will offer easy-to-follow steps andContinued...

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MTV Half-Blood Prince Preview: New Video Interview with Emma Watson, Dan Radcliffe Talks Snape

Posted by: sue
April 24, 2009, 07:37 AM

As promised, MTV has now released their Summer Movie Preview of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, including 4 new video interviews with actress Emma Watson and actor Dan Radcliffe. In the videos, Emma discusses her character of Hermione Granger andContinued...

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Leaky's HBP Set Report Preview Part II

Posted by: Melissa
April 24, 2009, 12:10 AM

We have another little bit for you today from the Half-Blood Prince set report that will be coming out in fulll closer to the release of the film! You can see the first part of the report here; this bit focuses on the creation of the Lion hat and Evanna Lynch's thoughts on the script. Enjoy!


When David YatesContinued...


Live PotterCast Tonight!

Posted by: sue
April 23, 2009, 05:44 PM

UPDATE: The show has now concluded; thanks to those who joined us!

Melissa is back and PotterCast is Live tonight! Please join us as we will be discussing the recent flurry of Harry Potter News, Leaky Con news and much more as we broadcast live tonight via our Ustream starting at 6:45pm ET (give or take a few minutes ;)Continued...

Lynch Interviews

Evanna Lynch Discusses Being a Child Actor on RTE Radio One

Posted by: Edward
April 23, 2009, 05:03 PM

Actress Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood) made an appearance on The Tubridy Show relating her experience as a child actor.  The program, broadcast on RTE Radio One, featured Miss Lynch being interviewed as part of their discussion, talking about how her interest in the Harry Potter booksContinued...


"Cherrybomb" to be Screened at the Cannes Film Festival

Posted by: Edward
April 23, 2009, 04:22 PM

Cherrybomb, the upcoming film staring actor Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) has been included on the list of films set to be screened at the Cannes Film Festival in France.  Our Order Partner is reporting that the Little Film Company has announced the inclusion of Cherrybomb on theContinued...

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Dan Radcliffe on Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part One: "A Road Movie"

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Posted by: sue
April 23, 2009, 10:45 AM

With press coverage beginning in earnest of late, WB has sent over the latest images from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince contained in last week's Entertainment Weekly: Dumbledore and Harry on the Tower, Dumbledore and Harry at the Pensieve.  HBP Set PreviewsContinued...


JK Rowling and Scholastic Donate One-of-a-Kind Set of Signed Harry Potter Books to LeakyCon

Posted by: Melissa
April 22, 2009, 12:46 PM

Only 29 days left until LeakyCon 2009, and today we have another huge announcement:

J.K. Rowling, author of Harry Potter, and Scholastic, the publisher of the Harry Potter books in the US, have donated a signed 10-book set of American Edition Harry Potter booksContinued...

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