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Bonnie Wright to Appear at PURE Fashion Exhibit (Updated)

Posted by: sue
July 20, 2009, 10:33 AM

A press release issued today to TLC heralds the news that actress Bonnie Wright (Ginny) will be making a public appearance at the PURE Fashion Exhibit next month in London, England. According to the release Bonnie "will be hosting the MADE-BY stand" on Sunday, August 2nd.  MADE-BY is describedContinued...

Fans

HPA Featured in L.A . Times

Posted by: sue
July 20, 2009, 07:53 AM

The ongoing efforts of the Harry Potter Alliance are featured again in the press, this time in a new article from the L.A. Times. Noting again the charitable and social awareness activities and campaigns by the group, the piece points out that the HPA and Harry Potter fans "accomplishments include signing up new votersContinued...

Film Awards

Emmy Nominations for Branagh, Gleeson

Posted by: sue
July 20, 2009, 07:37 AM

Over the weekend, nominations for the Emmys were revealed. Congratulations are in order for actor Brendan Gleeson (Mad Eye) for his work on the HBO Winston Churchill film "Into the Storm," and to actor Kenneth Branagh for his work on the BBC series "Wallander." Cheers!

HBP Film

Canadian Magazine Feature on Half-Blood Prince

Posted by: sue
July 20, 2009, 07:37 AM

Tribute Magazine in Canada has a very lengthy feature on Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince now online. Along with features on other films, contained in the magazine are recaps on the previous Harry Potter movies, a list of characters a few cast interviews and two posters. You can download itContinued...

HBP Film

AP on World Wide Total to date for Half-Blood Prince: $396.7 Million

Posted by: sue
July 19, 2009, 01:28 PM

The Associated Press has just released a new article with the current world-wide box office for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince: $396.7 Million. Breaking the numbers down, the AP reports HBP " took in $79.5 million domestically over opening weekend and $159.7 million sinceContinued...

DH Film

Deathly Hallows Updates: Krum Returns, Doge is Cast and More

DH Film
Posted by: sue
July 19, 2009, 08:05 AM

As production continues on Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, we have a few updates today. First, as long expected, TLC can report that Stanislav Ianevski will return as Quidditch champ Viktor Krum. As noted  over the past few weeks, the Weasley wedding is due to be filmedContinued...

DH Film

Hot Topic Contest to Visit Set of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

DH Film
Posted by: sue
July 19, 2009, 07:25 AM

Retailer Hot Topic has launched a brand new contest to win a trip to the set of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Open to residents of the US ages 13 and older, this contest features a four night trip for two visit of the set of the final Harry Potter film currently inContinued...

Movies

London Comic Con: Herdman, Phelps Twins Appearance

Posted by: sue
July 18, 2009, 10:45 AM

London Comic Con is underway this weekend, and will feature appearances from several cast members from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and more. Today, actor Josh Herdman (Goyle) will be signing at the event. Mr. Herdman has appeared in all the Harry Potter films, and will indeed be backContinued...

Fans

Rumor Alert: Harry Potter Theme Park Based on GoF Time Frame, Custom MagiQuest for Park, New Footage More

Posted by: sue
July 17, 2009, 10:41 PM

Several interesting bits of news tonight regarding the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Theme Park currently under construction in Orlando, Florida. First, Central Florida in Demand has a special treat for subscribers with a new video featureContinued...

Fans

Watch We Are Wizards Online

Posted by: sue
July 17, 2009, 09:06 PM

While we have seen this film streamed online several times before, thanks to Snagfilms for letting us know fans can watch the We Are Wizards documentary again in full online at this link. Enjoy!
Update: As noted by the many complaints below, this appears to be only available to viewers in the US alas.
Thanks Andie!

HBP Film

Bonnie Wright and Evanna Lynch Attend Premiere of Half-Blood Prince in Denmark

Posted by: sue
July 17, 2009, 08:57 PM

The global rollout of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince continues, as actresses Bonnie Wright (Ginny) and Evanna Lynch (Luna) were guests at the premiere in Denmark. Thanks to our Order Partner BonnieWrightOnline, you can see some great new photos of the ladiesContinued...

HBP Film

More Interviews with Cast of Half-Blood Prince Including TV Guide at Premiere, More

Posted by: sue
July 17, 2009, 08:50 PM

More and more interviews with the cast of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince continue to trickle online. Many contain much of the information released previously mixed with a bit of new. Score of owls have arrived about the following:

First thanks to TVGuide.comContinued...

DH Film

Heyman on Length of Battle of Hogwarts for Deathly Hallows: Probably Be 30 Minutes

DH Film
Posted by: sue
July 16, 2009, 09:09 PM

Harry Potter producer David Heyman has given a  new interview to Collider.com where he discusses at length the upcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Among the many topics such as the forthcoming Ultimate Collectors DVD, info on why Scrimgeour was cutContinued...

DH Film

Nighy Talks Scrimgeour and The Will of Albus Dumbledore Scene (Updated)

DH Film
Posted by: sue
July 16, 2009, 06:33 PM

Actor Bill Nighy has given more details on his role as Minister of Magic Rufus Scrimgeour in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Scifiwire.com spoke with the actor who stated again he will be filming his role in the next few weeks, and also gave some more detail aboutContinued...

J.K. Rowling

TV Watch Tonight: Discovering Real World of Harry Potter, JK Rowling, A Year in the Life

Posted by: sue
July 16, 2009, 06:05 PM

In case you missed our reminder post yesterday, tonight will see the J.K. Rowling: A Year in the Life documentary broadcast on ABC at 8:00pm (Eastern). As noted by the NY Daily News, this airing of the 2007 documentary " which was filmed by James Runcie, insertsContinued...

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