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Winners of April Enchanted Egg Craft-Along Announced

Posted by: Edward
May 05, 2009, 11:38 AM

Last month, our Crafty Witches brought you their April Craft-Along Contest which asked you to create a Harry Potter themed egg out of the crafting material of your choice.  After receiving many wonderful and creative entries, the winners of the Enchanted Eggs Contest are ready to be announced. Continued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Jessie Cave

Posted by: Edward
May 05, 2009, 11:18 AM

Happy Birthday wishes go out today to actress Jessie Cave, who is set to play the character of Lavender Brown in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince film.  Miss Cave is celebrating her 22nd birthday today.  Cheers to you, Jessie!

Movies

Gateway to Wizarding World of Harry Potter Begins to Take Shape

Posted by: sue
May 05, 2009, 06:22 AM

Construction continues at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Theme Park attraction underway in Orlando, Florida. Via this link you can now see new photos online today of work being done to the giant castle of Hogwarts, as well as the developing entrance way to the park.


Thanks so muchContinued...

HBP Film

High Res Dumbledore and Harry Photo from LA Times

Posted by: sue
May 05, 2009, 06:04 AM

Over the weekend we reported on the LA Times new preview of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince which contained a new still from the movie. WB sent us the high res version of Harry (Dan Radcliffe) and Professor Dumbledore (Michael Gambon) in a darkened home of Slughorn, which you can see hereContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Lego Mosaic J. K. Rowling Created at Legoland Windsor

Posted by: Edward
May 04, 2009, 07:04 PM

The Telegraph is reporting tonight that author J. K. Rowling has been memorialized in a Lego mosaic at Legoland Windsor after a recent poll named the Harry Potter author as the "''ultimate hero" of the last ten years."  The Lego-fied tribute to Ms Rowling contains 48,000 "white, yellow andContinued...

HBP Film

Soundtrack for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Due July 7, 2009

Posted by: sue
May 03, 2009, 03:15 PM

Amazon has updated their website to indicate the score to Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince composed by Nicholas Hooper will be available for purchase on July 7th, 2009. With pre-orders currently available here in our Cauldron Shop, the CD is listed at $15.98 (USD), howeverContinued...

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Leaky Lounge Book Club Reading Updates

Posted by: Edward
May 03, 2009, 03:04 PM

Two of our Book Clubs hosted over on the Leaky Lounge forums have opened up readings of two new books starting today.  First up, our Harry Potter Book Club has now started their reading of the forth novel in author J. K. Rowling's series, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.  Secondly, Jo's BookContinued...

DH Film

Shell Cottage Nears Completion

DH Film
Posted by: sue
May 02, 2009, 02:53 PM

Construction is nearing completion on Shell Cottage, currently being built along the coastline of Wales for use in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Thanks to TLC reader Victoria, we have some nice new photos of the cottage, with the front door now in place, and an attic room or copula and twin chimneysContinued...

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May Issue of "The Quibbler" Now Online

Posted by: Edward
May 02, 2009, 12:22 AM

For the month of May, the newest edition of The Quibbler, which contains "all the news you won't find anywhere else," takes a slightly different tone and honors those in the Harry Potter story that have fallen.  This issue takes you behind the veil as we come upon the eleventh anniversary of the BattleContinued...

Grint Interviews

Rupert Grint on Ron's Changes in Half-Blood Prince

Posted by: Edward
May 01, 2009, 08:11 PM

A new interview with actor Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) is online from WizardUniverse.com which features the actor discussing a number of subjects related to the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince film.  Speaking in regards to the evolution of his character over the past six films,Continued...

HBP Film

Movie Theaters and Harry Potter Promotions: Oreo To Sponsor Early Half-Blood Prince Advance Screenings, More

Posted by: sue
May 01, 2009, 07:28 PM

As today marks the start of a new month and we draw closer to the release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, movie theaters and television stations will be a source of marketing for the upcoming sixth Harry Potter film.

Regal CinemasContinued...

Watson

Emma Watson and Robert Pattinson Make People's Most Beautiful People List

Posted by: Edward
May 01, 2009, 07:26 PM

Actress Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) and actor Robert Pattinson (Cedric Diggory) have made People Magazine's list of the 100 Most Beautiful People for 2009.  The issue, which arrives on newsstands today, features both the Harry Potter actors among other such famousContinued...

HBP Film

LA Times Preview of Half-Blood Prince Includes New Photo of Harry, Dumbledore at Slughorn's Home

Posted by: sue
May 01, 2009, 06:56 PM

The LA Times is running a new preview today of the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince that also includes a new photo of Dumbledore (Michael Gambon) and Harry (Dan Radcliffe) inside a darkened home of Slughorn.  The article contains commentsContinued...

J.K. Rowling

JK Rowling Writes Piece on U.K. Prime Minister Gordon Brown for Time Magazine

Posted by: sue
May 01, 2009, 04:14 PM

Time Magazine has released their annual list of the 100 Most Influential people in the world. Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has written a piece about the number two man on the list, U.K. Prime Minister Gordon Brown. A long time friend of the Prime Minister, readers willContinued...

Harry, A History

"Harry, A History" Event Reminder

Harry, A History
Posted by: Melissa
May 01, 2009, 03:27 PM

Quick reminder: I'll be at the Contra Costa Library in Concord, CA (near SF) this weekend, giving a keynote and doing a signing of my book, Harry, A History. It should be a fun day and I hope to see you there! You can RSVP to the event on my Facebook account (page here, event here) or by just taking down the followingContinued...

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