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Harry Potter Theme Park Details Emerge; Park to Open Spring 2010

Posted by: sue
September 15, 2009, 10:46 AM

The webcast has begun with new details on the upcoming Wizarding World of Harry Potter starting to emerge. Our own Melissa will have much more very soon, but in the meantime via Twitter account of Jason Garcia from Orlando Sentinel we have so far:
 "One of Harry Potter attractions will be Ollivander's whereContinued...

Fans

Wizarding World Theme Park Announcement Due Today; Video Overview of Park

Posted by: sue
September 15, 2009, 10:15 AM

Today is the day when Universal Orlando is set to unveil new details about the upcoming Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park attraction. TLC's own Melissa Anelli is down in Florida today for a special webcast and other announcements that are taking place this morning,Continued...

Translations

Report from Harry Potter Translator Conference in France

Posted by: sue
September 15, 2009, 08:54 AM

Last week we told you about a special gathering of translators for the Harry Potter novels due to take place in France as part of the UNESCO International Literacy day celebration. Today, there is a marvelous audio report online from the conference that includes interviews with professorsContinued...

Honors/Awards

Radcliffe and Watson Included in 2010 Guinness World Records Book

Posted by: Edward
September 14, 2009, 10:45 PM

Harry Potter actors Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) are among the actors included in the 2010 edition of the Guinness World Records Book.  The latest edition of the venerable reference guide includes records for the two actors in categories relatingContinued...

DH Film

Location Filming Fees for Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows to Benefit Children's Hospice

DH Film
Posted by: sue
September 14, 2009, 09:18 AM

The BBC is reporting today that money spent in making of the upcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows will help benefit a children's Hospice in the UK. As readers will recall, last week location filming for the Seven Potters scene  took place in Liverpool,Continued...

HBP Film

WB Deliberately Waiting to Announce Release Date of Half-Blood Prince DVD, News on Australian DVD

Posted by: sue
September 14, 2009, 08:34 AM

Over the past few weeks, we've seen several varying reports on release dates for the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince DVD. Home Media Magazine is reporting this confusion and uncertainty is because WB is deliberately withholding theContinued...

Fans

Live HPA Alliance Meeting Tonight to Discuss New Magical Acts of Kindness Campaign

Posted by: sue
September 13, 2009, 05:26 PM

Attention Dumbledore's Army! The Harry Potter Alliance will be holding another live meeting tonight via Ustream starting very shortly at 6:00pm (Eastern). In the meeting, fans will hear more about the new Magical Acts of Kindness campaign, as well as more on theirContinued...

PotterCast

PotterCast 204: RoboFrak!

Posted by: Edward
September 13, 2009, 02:08 PM

 
The latest episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, is here for you today with its 204th edition of Potter fun, news, discussion, and more.  This week, Sue gives us the latest in the news including a Scream Award nomination for Miss Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood), Chamber of Secrets Extended Edition DVDs,Continued...

J.K. Rowling

Attorney for JK Rowling Says Scottish Book is Something to be Completed "Sometime in the Future"

Posted by: sue
September 13, 2009, 09:11 AM

Last week we heard from author Ian Rankin who gave an update of sorts regarding the long awaited Scottish book or Harry Potter encyclopedia from J.K. Rowling. As noted before, Mr. Rankin said the last time he saw his neighbor and friend, Jo was "wasContinued...

Fans

Oil-Lamps to Light the Way at Hogwarts for Wizarding World of Harry Potter Theme Park

Posted by: sue
September 12, 2009, 11:02 AM

As a quick follow below to all the activity in developing the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, there is word today regarding special type light fixtures to be used at the new theme park. The County Times reports that The Limehouse Lamp Company in England is makingContinued...

Fans

More Photos of Towers of Hogwarts Castle at Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Posted by: sue
September 11, 2009, 10:42 AM

Thanks as always to BrianDorf who emailed us with another photo and video update of the ever ongoing construction for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park in Orlando, Florida. Of interest are close up photos of off-site construction, here, here and here of theContinued...

DH Film

Jamie Campbell Bower on Young Grindelwald in Deathly Hallows Part One: "He's very bird-like."

DH Film
Posted by: sue
September 10, 2009, 12:58 PM

Actor Jamie Campbell Bower has given a new interview where he discusses his character of the young Gellert Grindelwald in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. In this article with MTV, Jamie says that the character appears in part one, and isContinued...

DH Film

Video, Photos of Possible New Deathly Hallows Sets Under Construction at Leavesden

DH Film
Posted by: sue
September 10, 2009, 04:18 AM

There are some very intriguing new photos and a video online today of what is possibly new sets for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows under construction at Leavesden Studios in England. Thanks to LondonTaxiTours.com we can see these photos of a white buildingContinued...

HBP Film

Half-Blood Prince DVD to Contain JK Rowling A Year in the Life Documentary

Posted by: sue
September 10, 2009, 04:17 AM

More exciting news for fans regarding what will be contained on the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince DVD. In addition to the deleted scenes we first told you about the other day, we can now report that as a bonus fans will receive the specialContinued...

DH Film

Deathly Hallows Seven Potters Chase Scene Photos From Bovingdon Airfield

DH Film
Posted by: sue
September 09, 2009, 09:27 PM

Last month we reported on possible location filming for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows at Bovingdon Airfield in England. New high res photos are now available clearly showing more of the chase scene involved with the Seven Potters episode in the film. Thanks to ThiegoContinued...

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