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Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Robert Pattinson

Posted by: Edward
May 13, 2009, 07:25 AM

Happy Birthday wishes go out today to actor Robert Pattinson, who portrayed the character of Cedric Diggory in the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire film.  Mr. Pattinson is celebrating his 23rd birthday today.  Cheers to you, Robert!

Movies

Scary! There is a New Poll for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Posted by: sue
May 13, 2009, 06:32 AM

What scares you? That is the question of a new poll found on the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park website. They would like to know which would scare you the most: The Whomping Willow, The Hungarian Horntail, an Acromantula, a Dementor, or a Basilisk? If you are brave enoughContinued...

HBP Film

France to See Touring Train with Half-Blood Prince Props

Posted by: sue
May 13, 2009, 06:22 AM

Harry Potter fans in France will have a treat this summer as props and costumes from the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince will be going on exhibit. As they have in years past, Warner Brothers is taking the props on a tour via train, this time in France from June 9 throughContinued...

Radcliffe

Dan Radcliffe Nominated for Broadway.com Audience Award

Posted by: sue
May 12, 2009, 07:47 PM

Thanks to our Order partner DanRadcliffe.com we know that actor Dan Radcliffe was nominated today in the "Favorite Leading Actor" for his role in Equus at the Broadway.com Awards. Equus was also nominated for "Favorite Broadway Play Revival." If you would like, you can vote on these awardsContinued...

DH Film

Here Lies Dobby, A Free Elf: Photos from Shell Cottage Day Two Filming

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Posted by: sue
May 12, 2009, 10:11 AM

Heartbreaking and beautiful: Here Lies Dobby, A Free Elf... photo from Wales Online showing Harry (Dan Radcliffe) digging the grave, while Hermione holds a small shrouded body in her arms. The Daily Mail also has this photo of a grief stricken Hermione (Emma Watson) cradling Dobby. You can see more here in our galleriesContinued...

DH Film

Relic Me This

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Posted by: sue
May 12, 2009, 07:36 AM

Day Two of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows location filming is underway currently in Wales, and we will be bringing you reports as soon as we can. Yesterday TLC brought you the first report and photos from Shell Cottage filming, and among the things noted was the large presence of paparazzi, which is making things difficultContinued...

LeakyCon

Potter Puppet Pals Performing at LeakyCon!

Posted by: Melissa
May 11, 2009, 06:34 PM

We told you we weren't done! We're yet again thrilled to make a big LeakyCon announcement: Potter Puppet Pals, the geniuses behind The Mysterious Ticking Noise and other YouTube sensations, have been added to the Friday Night wizard rock show at LeakyCon 2009 (which again, is free with registration asContinued...

DH Film

Shell Cottage Filming Day One: Location Photos for Filming on Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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Posted by: sue
May 11, 2009, 12:45 PM

Update: Filming took place today on Freshwater Beach for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows for scenes involving Shell Cottage. Many reports to TLC say actor Toby Jones was there, perhaps just for rehearsal purposesContinued...

J.K. Rowling

JK Rowling Continues Support for MS and other Charities

Posted by: sue
May 11, 2009, 09:15 AM

Scores of readers have emailed regarding new charity efforts from Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling.

First Jo is lending her support to a young man from Glasgow, Scotland who is trying to raise awareness of the importance of Vitamin D in the battle against Multiple Sclerosis. Scottish TV letContinued...

DH Film

Helena Bonham Carter to Film as Bellatrix for Shell Cottage Scenes (Updated)

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Posted by: sue
May 11, 2009, 06:50 AM

*Update: The Western Telegraph has a small photo from the set today, and noted that Dan Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter and Evanna Lynch all signed autographs and shirts. TLC has a full report and pics coming very soon, stay tuned!

Yesterday we first told you various cast membersContinued...

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Cast Members for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Arrive In Wales for Shell Cottage Filming

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Posted by: sue
May 10, 2009, 06:00 PM

As announced previously, location filming for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows will be taking place this week in Pembrokeshire, Wales. As such, many of the cast and crew have arrived in the area. Many readers have emailed to say that members suchContinued...

LeakyCon

LeakyCon '09: Ministry of Magic to Perform on PotterCast

Posted by: Melissa
May 10, 2009, 03:15 PM

LeakyCon is coming and we are not yet done with announcements and surprises: We're thrilled to announce a PotterCast first today: Wizard rock band Ministry of Magic is set to appear on and perform at the LeakyCon 09 PotterCast (which is Saturday morning the 22nd and free with a conferenceContinued...

Products

Weasley Clock Ticks Closer to Becoming Reality

Posted by: Edward
May 09, 2009, 09:03 PM

Those who desire a Muggle version of the Weasley family clock may not have much longer to wait for this type of technology to be available in their homes.  The Times is reporting this evening that researchers at Microsoft have completed user trials for their Whereabouts Clock.  As TLC reportedContinued...

PotterCast

PotterCast 194: Precious!

Posted by: Edward
May 09, 2009, 05:23 PM

The 194th episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, is here for you today, filled with the latest Potter news, discussion, interviews, and more.  First up, Sue gives us the low down on the most recent Harry Potter news including, the airing of the ITV J K. Rowling documentary airing on ABC in the States, DanContinued...

HBP Film

Video of New Half-Blood Prince Commercial Now Online

Posted by: sue
May 09, 2009, 02:47 PM

Thanks to TLC reader Honourary Weasley who sent us the detailed description below, we can now see the video of the commercial here via our galleries, or here via Honourary Weasley's Youtube channel. Enjoy!

Thanks ever so much to Honourary Weasley for catching this for us all!

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