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Half-Blood Prince Cast to Wear White Ribbons in Honor of Late Robert Knox

Posted by: sue
July 06, 2009, 01:13 PM

The cast and crew of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince will be sporting white ribbons tomorrow in honor and remembrance of Robert Knox. As readers will recall, the young actor had just completed filming his role as Marcus Belby when he was tragically stabbed and murderedContinued...

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New Photos of Cast at London Photocall for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Posted by: sue
July 06, 2009, 10:52 AM

Press week began in earnest today as a formal photocall was held in London, England before the UK premiere of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince tomorrow in Leicester Square. Now available here in our galleries are new photos of Dan Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, EmmaContinued...

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Rupert Grint Comments on Bout with Swine Flu

Posted by: sue
July 06, 2009, 10:30 AM

During a press event held today in London, England before the UK premiere of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, actor Rupert Grint made some new comments about his recent bout with Swine Flu. As we reported the other day, Rupert had a mild bout of the deadly flu, but is well on the way to recoveryContinued...

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Video Preview of Sky Movies Special on Half-Blood Prince

Posted by: sue
July 06, 2009, 08:48 AM

A new video preview is online today from one of the many behind the scenes specials set to air this month on the making of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. As noted here on UK Sky Movies, host Alex Zane visited the set of the sixth Harry Potter film and conducted interviews with castContinued...

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Screen Daily on Half-Blood Prince: Technical Wizard of a Film

Posted by: sue
July 06, 2009, 08:24 AM

Two more reviews of the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince to tell you about this morning, these from Screen Daily and The Hollywood Reporter. While THR is more like a summary of the plot with scant few remarks on the actual film, their bottom line reads "a jerky start ofContinued...

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Video: Tom Felton on GMTV

Posted by: sue
July 06, 2009, 07:30 AM

Actor Tom Felton was a guest on the UK morning program GMTV where he discussed his role as Draco Malfoy, life, music, and growing up while doing the Harry Potter films. You can see the video here where you can see freshly blonde Tom and he mentions that Rupert Grint (who had been ill with mild case of Swine Flu is doingContinued...

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Premieres Today in Japan

Posted by: sue
July 06, 2009, 07:19 AM

Tokyo, Japan is the site today of the premiere of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Reuters is reporting that thousands of fans, many dressed in costume, lined up today for the premiere event. One fan is quoted as saying: "I was very disappointed when the release was postponedContinued...

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Video of Dan Radcliffe, Rupert Grint on Rove Live

Posted by: sue
July 05, 2009, 08:07 PM

Thanks to the team from Rove Live for letting us know that we can now watch video of a very funny interview with actors Dan Radcliffe and Rupert Grint here for part one, here for part two. Enjoy!

Also, Australian Channel nine will not only be rebroadcasting the Harry Potter films before the releaseContinued...

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Variety Review of Half-Blood Prince: Indispensable Rickman Delivers

Posted by: sue
July 05, 2009, 04:33 PM

Variety has now posted their review of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and it contains much praise for the sixth installment in the Harry Potter film series. Noting that director David Yates "displays noticeably increased confidence here, injecting more real-world grit intoContinued...

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CBBC Newsround Wants Your Questions for Cast of Harry Potter and Half-Blood Prince

Posted by: sue
July 05, 2009, 01:27 PM

Thanks to CBBC Newsround who let us know of another great opportunity for fans to ask questions of the cast of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Via this link, fans can submit a question to Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Michael Gambon, Jim BroadbentContinued...

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Telegraph Magazine: Meet the Crew Behind Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Posted by: sue
July 05, 2009, 11:56 AM

The Telegraph Magazine has a new indepth feature on the creative team behind the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. In a lovely rare feature, the newspaper features the men and women who create the gorgeous sets, amazing props and effects seen in all ofContinued...

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Free Panini Half-Blood Prince Sticker Book in German Bild Newspaper

Posted by: sue
July 05, 2009, 09:56 AM

Readers in Germany will get a bit of a surprise today, as the newspaper contains a free Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Panini sticker book. Thanks to our ace galleries staffer Erna, she was able to bring us these many clear scans of the entire book, as seen here. AlongContinued...

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Two New Selections for Leaky's Book Clubs

Posted by: Edward
July 05, 2009, 09:27 AM

Our two book clubs are ready to start out the month of July with two new selections for you to read and discuss with your fellow Lounge members.  First, the Jane Austen classic Emma is the next selection in our own non-Harry Potter book club: Jo's Book Nook.  With discussion open to all registeredContinued...

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New Photos of Rupert Grint from Upcoming ITV Behind the Magic Special

Posted by: sue
July 05, 2009, 09:08 AM

Last week we first brought you new details of the upcoming ITV 'Behind the Magic' special on the making of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Thanks much to our order partner Rupert Grint. net, there are two new pics of Rupert with the host of the special that you can seeContinued...

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Contest to see Half-Blood Prince Film in LA on July 11

Posted by: sue
July 05, 2009, 08:44 AM

Thewlisrox owled today to let us know about a contest they are holding where one lucky fan will win a ticket to an official WB pre-screening of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince on Saturday, July 11 held at Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood, California. To apply, simply email (thewlis.rox.contests@Continued...

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