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Apple and WB to Release Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince IPhone Application

Posted by: sue
May 27, 2009, 02:12 PM

Attention Apple fans! Variety is reporting that there will be a new Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince application released later this year. The article states Warner Bros are "positioning itself as a major distributor of applications for the iPhone and iPod Touch."Continued...

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Work on the Set of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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Posted by: sue
May 27, 2009, 01:59 PM

OK this is cool: WB has launched a contest that will allow a lucky fan to actually work on the set of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The Press Association is reporting today that in conjunction with the re-release of the first five Harry Potter films on Blu-Ray and DVD in the UK, they'veContinued...

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Of Possible Half-Blood Prince Run Time, Changes to Soundtrack Release Date and Even More Trailers Oh MY!

Posted by: sue
May 27, 2009, 12:17 PM

Several updates to catch up on regarding the soon-to-be-released Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. First thanks to Orkim from Portkey for owling saying the British Board of Film Classification has updated their website again today regardingContinued...

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Actor from Croatia Cast for Role as Gregorovitch

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Posted by: sue
May 27, 2009, 10:58 AM

Several readers from Croatia have joyfully let us know the news that native actor Rade Serbedzija has been cast in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, possibly in the role of Gregorovitch, the wand maker and one time owner of the Elder Wand. Speaking in his native language duringContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Helena Bonham Carter

Posted by: Edward
May 26, 2009, 06:53 PM

Happy Birthday wishes go out today to actress Helena Bonham Carter, who portrays the character of Bellatrix Lestrange in the Harry Potter films.  Miss Bonham Carter is celebrating her 43rd birthday today.  Cheers to you!

LeakyCon

LeakyCon Live Album: Discount Until End of Day, DVD Coming Soon

Posted by: Melissa
May 26, 2009, 11:40 AM

LeakyCon 2009 has ended, and it was a spectacular time; for a clue about how things went down here, search LeakyCon on Twitter and YouTube; you'll find hundreds of posts from the events of the weekend. If you missed it, we have two special ways to share some of the magic that happenedContinued...

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Half-Blood Prince Feature to Air During ABC Family Harry Potter Weekend

Posted by: sue
May 25, 2009, 03:13 PM

ABC Family is due to broadcast another Harry Potter weekend, and will include sneak peeks at the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. As the cable channel has done many times in the past, the promos will be short interviews, clips and features on the new HarryContinued...

Products

New from Tonner: Lucius Malfoy Figure, Plus Contest to Win Free Doll

Posted by: sue
May 25, 2009, 04:20 AM

Tonner Dolls will be making a Lucius Malfoy doll this year. Doll Reader magazine has a new article online with the makers of the high end collectible dolls, and the article notes:

  While the book series has drawn to a close and the movies are reaching their final installments,Continued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Jim Broadbent!

Posted by: Edward
May 25, 2009, 03:44 AM

Please join us here at TLC in wishing a happy birthday to actor Jim Broadbent, who is set to play the character of Professor Horace Slughorn in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince film.  Mr. Broadbent is celebrating his 60th birthday today.  Cheers to you!

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Tom Felton to Star in New Film "In Between the Waves"

Posted by: sue
May 24, 2009, 03:28 AM

Thanks to Misha from Feltbeats.com for letting us know that actor Tom Felton will be taking on a new role in the film "In Between the Waves." According to the film's website Tom will be taking the part of Luke in this "European road trip & buddy movie."

Also there was news that Tom FeltonContinued...

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New, HBP Poster, Direct Download Links to New Harry Potter and Half-Blood Prince Featurette

Posted by: sue
May 22, 2009, 04:44 AM

Thanks again to WB for sending over this new poster for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, which features the Trio and Dumbledore,with the tagline "Dark Secrets Revealed."

Also now available are direct download links to the recent Harry Potter and theContinued...

LeakyCon

Wizard Rock Live Album Pre-Orders: 4 Days Left for Discount

Posted by: Melissa
May 21, 2009, 04:06 PM

Reminder! As robed people start to fill up the lobby of the Boston Park Plaza Hotel, we have been told by many of you how sad you are that you couldn't be there. Never fear: we are professionally recording and producing a live wizard rock album and you only have a few more days to getContinued...

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Direct Download Links to New Ron Weasley Clip from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Posted by: sue
May 21, 2009, 02:55 PM

Thanks to Warner Brothers for sending us the direct download links to the brand new clip from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. As reported yesterday, this clip, which was originally broadcast on Ellen, features a very funny Rupert Grint as a lovelornContinued...

Contests

Win the German Audio Book of Harry, a History by Melissa Anelli

Posted by: sue
May 21, 2009, 09:57 AM

Lucky fans in Germany now have the opportunity to win the audio book of Harry, A History written by our own Melissa Anelli. Elbenwald.de has now launched a contest for fans to win the audio edition of the book which chronicles the many facets of the Harry Potter fandom and featuresContinued...

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Four New TV Spots for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Posted by: sue
May 20, 2009, 05:10 PM

Just when you thought we'd gotten enough new promotional material from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, scores of readers email to let us know four new TV ads for the sixth movie are now online via Youtube. Many contain footage used in the previously released trailers, along with some of the new footage we saw earlier today. Enjoy!

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