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Rupert Grint's "Cherrybomb" an Audience Favorite

Posted by: sue
May 17, 2009, 12:10 AM

Congratulations go to Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) and the cast and crew of "Cherrybomb," which won the Audience Award at the recent Jameson Belfast Film Festival.

On a related note, fans in the UK appear set to see Rupert in another film he made last year called "Wild Target" as it now has a distributorContinued...


PotterCast 195: Edible to the Point of Delicious!

Posted by: Edward
May 16, 2009, 11:00 AM

Today we have for you the 195th episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, online for your listening pleasure.  Sue's News kicks off this week with information about the July 7th release date for both the Half-Blood Prince Soundtrack and Deathly Hallows paperback, filming of Shell CottageContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Stanislav Ianevski

Posted by: Edward
May 16, 2009, 10:58 AM

Please join us in sending out birthday wishes to actor Stanislav Ianevski (Viktor Krum), who is today celebrating his 24th birthday.  Cheers to you!

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More Deathly Hallows Location Photos: Apparition from Malfoy Manor

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Posted by: sue
May 15, 2009, 08:51 PM

As we've been reporting, filming for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows have been taking place on location in Pembrokeshire Wales. Many Thanks to TLC reader Odgensnut, we have another treat as we can now see photos of what is the immediate aftermath of the apparition from theContinued...

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Professor Sprout, Cherished Head of Hufflepuff!

Posted by: sue
May 15, 2009, 10:21 AM

Listen now and you shall hear
wishes of a most Happy Birthday Cheer!
Today we celebrate the birth of Pomona Sprout
She cherished Head of Hufflepuff
 and loyalty most stout!
For it was she who lead the way
that fateful day in May
With Neville and others who showed no fear
to fight the DarkContinued...


Part Three of Matt Lewis Interview Now Online

Posted by: sue
May 14, 2009, 10:24 PM let us know they have released the third and final part now of an interview with actor Matt Lewis. In this excerpt, Matt jokes around regarding the demand to see the filming of long awaited kiss scene between Ron and Hermione in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows:


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New TV Spot for Half-Blood Prince Airs During Grey's Anatomy

Posted by: sue
May 14, 2009, 10:13 PM

A new TV spot for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince aired tonight during the program Grey's Anatomy on ABC. Most of the footage contained has been released in previous trailers, including the black smoke wisps of the attacking Death Eaters, Harry yelling 'Fight back you coward' andContinued...

Video Games

New EA Harry Potter and Half-Blood Prince Video Game Website Launched

Posted by: sue
May 14, 2009, 09:14 PM

EA, makers of the Harry Potter video games, tonight formally launched the re-designed website for the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Game. Featuring a whole new look, there are downloads, screenshots, wallpapers and photos from the game, as well as features and new photosContinued...


Bother! A Live PotterCast with Potter Puppet Pals Tonight!

Posted by: sue
May 14, 2009, 05:44 PM

UPDATE: The show has now concluded, thanks so much to all who joined us!

Bother Bother its a great joy for us actually tonight as PotterCast is delighted to be joined by Neil Cicierega and the Potter Puppet Pals for a very special live broadcast. Tonight the very funny and talented creatorContinued...


LeakyCon Important Reminders and More

Posted by: Melissa
May 14, 2009, 01:46 PM

Just a few days from LeakyCon 2009, and we have a couple of reminders:

First, we have noticed a number of you have not connected your reservation at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers with the conference; the only way to get our block room rate is to do this. Make your reservation here or call the hotelContinued...


Photos of a Few Models Used for Wizarding World of Harry Potter Theme Park Now Online

Posted by: sue
May 14, 2009, 12:25 PM

Check it out: Orlando Attractions magazine has posted some new photos of the models used as a basis for structures that are being built at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Theme Park in Orlando Florida. At this link, you can see a gorgeous model of the Hogwarts Castle, aContinued...

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Confirmed: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Video Game Due June 30

Posted by: sue
May 14, 2009, 08:20 AM

Several weeks ago TLC first reported the news, and today it's officially confirmed: EA will release the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince video game on June 30th here in North America. In a press release, it reads

In the game of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince,Continued...

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Location Filming for Shell Cottage Day Four Updates

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Posted by: sue
May 14, 2009, 06:45 AM

Location filming for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows continues today for scenes involving Shell Cottage. Due to inclement weather yesterday some work was done indoors in the Pembrokeshire area, however as seen here via Wales Online, the cast took time out for a bit of joyriding on the beach,Continued...

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Vern Troyer for CGI Dobby in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows?

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Posted by: sue
May 13, 2009, 03:56 PM

We have another look today at location filming photos from Shell Cottage courtesy of TLC reader Victoria. As noted below, she was present for the filming of the Shell Cottage scenes for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows yesterday in Wales. Also present was her sisterContinued...

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Behind the Scenes Report from Shell Cottage Filming on Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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Posted by: sue
May 13, 2009, 07:32 AM

As we've been reporting location filming is ongoing for scenes involving Shell Cottage in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Yesterday, TLC reader Victoria went to the set, and was able to watch almost ten hours of the event on Freshwater Beach in Pembrokeshire,Continued...

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