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Behind the Scenes and In Front of the Veil with Dan Radcliffe and David Yates

Posted by: sue
June 08, 2009, 10:01 AM

Some fantastic new behind the scenes photos are now online from the making of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. In these new and high res photos you can see many rare glimpses of the director David Yates at work, giving direction to his crew, to cast membersContinued...

J.K. Rowling

JK Rowling Attends Raisa Gorbachev Fundraiser Gala Ball

Posted by: sue
June 06, 2009, 05:51 PM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling and her husband Dr. Neil Murray are attending the annual Raisa Gorbachev Gala Fundraiser Ball tonight in London, England. You can see photos of Jo wearing a gorgeous light blue evening gown via Getty here and here, and here via WENN
You can learn more aboutContinued...

HP Cast

Rebel, Rebel: Jason Isaacs Talks Trio of Dan Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson

Posted by: sue
June 06, 2009, 05:48 PM

Actor Jason Isaacs has made some new comments about his young Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows co-stars, praising how Dan Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson have handled fame and life in the spotlight. In his typical lighthearted gracious and humorous fashion,Continued...

Actor Interviews

New Interview Online with Trio, David Yates fom MSN UK

Posted by: Edward
June 06, 2009, 04:15 PM

There is a new interview online from MSN UK in correlation with the Harry Potter Tour (see below) with Harry Potter actors Dan Radcliffe (Harry), Rupert Grint (Ron), and Emma Watson (Hermione), as well as Half-Blood Prince director David Yates.  This Q&A interview features a numberContinued...

DH Film

Sky Contest to Appear in "Deathly Hallows" Film

DH Film
Posted by: Edward
June 06, 2009, 03:14 PM

UK television station Sky Movies is running a new contest for UK residents to appear in one of the two parts of the final Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.  Part of a WB Harry Potter Tour for the release of the sixth film, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, the stationContinued...

LeakyLounge

Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Reading in Jo's Book Nook

Posted by: Edward
June 06, 2009, 12:00 PM

Jo's Book Nook has opened up the reading of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers over in the Leaky Lounge.  The reading of this J. R. R. Tolkien classic fantasy novel is open to all registered members of the Lounge who wish to take part in a communal reading of a non-Harry Potter book,Continued...

HBP Film

New Hermione, Harry Posters Available from Half-Blood Prince

Posted by: sue
June 06, 2009, 08:49 AM

As a follow to our post yesterday on the slew of new products, Warner Bros has now opened a Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince section of their Harry Potter collection in the WB shop. In addition to the new shirts from Hot Topic mentioned previously, you can now purchase a new HermioneContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Jason Isaacs!

Posted by: sue
June 06, 2009, 08:12 AM

It would be easy on this day to write well-deserved glowing tributes, poems full of swooning and adoration, or joyful words on how wonderful a certain actor might be. Instead, let us simply say:
From all of us here at TLC, HAPPY BIRTHDAY JASON ISAACS!

HBP Film

Additional Half-Blood Prince Stickers: Poisoned Necklace, Draco as a Victim of the Sectumsempra, Plus New High Res Still of Ginny

Posted by: sue
June 06, 2009, 07:41 AM

Portkey has now released more of their scans from the Panini Sticker album for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. While many many of these stickers we have seen in one form or another, there are a few of interestContinued...

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Draco Malfoy

Posted by: Edward
June 05, 2009, 02:00 PM

Today marks the birthday of one Draco Malfoy, as the calendar on Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling's website now indicates.  Please join us in wishing this young man a happy birthday.  Cheers to you, Draco.

Contests

Australian Update: Contest to Win Tickets to Early Screening of Half-Blood Prince; Ballet Shoes to Air Sunday

Posted by: sue
June 05, 2009, 01:39 PM

We have several updates today for Australian readers. First, Australian Broadcast Company will be airing the film Ballet Shoes, starring Emma Watson (Hermione) this Sunday, June 7 at 8:30pm. Second, Australian Women's Weekly magazine hasContinued...

HBP Film

Complete Track Listings for Harry and the Half-Blood Prince Soundtrack

Posted by: sue
June 05, 2009, 09:21 AM

Thanks to Amazon.com we now have the complete track listings to the score for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince composed by Nicholas Hooper. The soundtrack will be released on July 14, 2009 and is available for pre-order here. Due to spoilers, please scroll down to seeContinued...

HBP Film

First Look: The Late Aragog from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Posted by: sue
June 05, 2009, 09:14 AM

Thanks to Orkim from Portkey for letting us know they now have many new photos from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince as seen in the newly release Panini Sticker book. Of note is our first look at the late Aragog, complete with Hagrid, Fang, Slughorn, and Harry paying theirContinued...

Products

Product Watch: New Quidditch, Hogwarts Sun and Moon Tote Bags from Hot Topic, HBP Film Cells and More!

Posted by: sue
June 05, 2009, 07:15 AM

As we draw closer to the release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, retailers continue to update with new products, such as Hot Topic. They have now added two new tote bags to their Harry Potter line: The Hogwarts Sun and Moon tote bag featuring allContinued...

DH Film

Deathly Hallows Filming Updates: Ron and Hermione and the Long Awaited Snogging, Plus Tom Felton Returns to Film as Draco

DH Film
Posted by: sue
June 04, 2009, 04:42 PM

Hi-Ho it's a snoggin' we will go for Ron and Hermione, or so says a report in the London Paper. A new article online says that at a dinner party at Harvey Nicholas last night (photos here and more here) Emma Watson reportedlyContinued...

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