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Master Class for Harry Potter Cast Today from Ralph Fiennes

DH Film
Posted by: sue
October 30, 2009, 03:00 PM

There was another thrill- inspiring twitter today, this from actor Matt Lewis (Neville) regarding the ongoing filming for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. While we knew that 43 principals are currently involved, and the calibre of the actors in the movies has long been established,Continued...

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Molly Weasley

Posted by: sue
October 30, 2009, 08:50 AM

When fierce comes to shove, you can not beat a mother's love. As noted on JKRowling.com today, today is a day to celebrate the life of one very fiery, sometimes flawed, sometimes fantastic, always fascinating and occasionally flat out wonderful mother, Molly Weasley. Cheers to you Molly, Happy Birthday!

Radcliffe

Dan Radcliffe Narrates Short Film for 2010 Holocaust Memorial Day

Posted by: Edward
October 29, 2009, 09:41 PM

Harry Potter actor Dan Radcliffe has lent his voice as narrator to a short film entitled The Legacy of Hope for the 2010 Holocaust Memorial Day Trust.  Our Order Partner DanRadcliffe.com reports that the film focuses on the survivors of the Holocaust during World War II andContinued...

DH Film

Tomy to Make Toys, Games, More for Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows

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Posted by: sue
October 29, 2009, 11:21 AM

Harry Potter product watch continues today as we now have confirmation there will be new toys games and more for the upcoming two films of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Toy news Magazine reports that TOMY is the new European regional master toy licensee, and the three yearContinued...

DH Film

43 Principal Cast Members Due on Set of Deathly Hallows Tomorrow

DH Film
Posted by: sue
October 28, 2009, 06:43 PM

and it comes to us, the great battle of Hogwarts...Check out this eye popping Twitter update from actor Chris Rankin (Percy) regarding the upcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: "in the hotel, excited for filming in the morrow, but not excited for the 5am wake-up call...Continued...

PotterCast

PotterCast 207: The Fourth Hallow

Posted by: Edward
October 28, 2009, 05:41 PM

 
Our 207th episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, is online for your audible enjoyment.  This episode features the latest in Potter news, including distribution news for Rupert Grint's Cherrybomb film, Dan Radcliffe's next possible Broadway show, Ralph Finnees now filming as Lord VoldemortContinued...

Charity

The Harry Potter Alliance and America's Giving Challenge

Posted by: sue
October 28, 2009, 02:02 PM

Calling all members of Dumbledore's Army! The Harry Potter Alliance is reaching out today, asking for your help with a contest that will also do good for others. The HPA has entered a contest where they can win $1,000 to help continue their charitable good works when you donate to others,Continued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Devon Murray

Posted by: sue
October 28, 2009, 09:18 AM

Cheers and good wishes are the rule for today, as actor Devon Murray (Seamus Finnigan) is celebrating his 21st birthday! Sláinte Devon, Happy Birthday!

Fans

Open Casting Call for Actors at Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Posted by: sue
October 28, 2009, 09:09 AM

Calling all actors! There will be an open casting call held next month for roles at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park attraction under construction at Universal Orlando. Thanks to Orlando Attractions Magazine, we now know that auditions will be held on November 14 andContinued...

Film Awards

Half-Blood Prince Nominated for Kids' Vote BAFTA, SFX Awards

Posted by: sue
October 27, 2009, 03:54 PM

We have two award nominations to tell you about regarding Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. First the film was among those nominated in the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Kids' Vote category for Best Film. Children ages seven to fourteen are now able to vote online forContinued...

Lewis

New Video of Matt Lewis at Harry Potter, the Exhibition in Boston

Posted by: sue
October 26, 2009, 07:36 PM

Last week, Harry Potter, the Exhibition opened at the Museum of Science in Boston, Massachusetts. Readers will recall that TLC was at the event and brought you audio interviews with actor Matt Lewis (Neville Longbottom) along with our report and photos here. Thanks to WB, we nowContinued...

OotP Film

We Love the Weasleys and Other High Res Photos from OotP

Posted by: sue
October 25, 2009, 07:00 AM

The high res photos from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix continue to trickle out, as there are more online today. We love the Weasleys, especially this photo of the delightful Julie Walters and Mark Williams as Molly and Arthur Weasley. Also notable is this of rehearsals for theContinued...

HBP Film

Unlock the Secrets with the Half-Blood Prince Blu-Ray DVD Commercial

Posted by: sue
October 25, 2009, 06:40 AM

Amazon.com now has this new video online  advertising the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Blu-ray DVD in a spot called  "Unlock the Secrets." Of note are new quick looks at cast members such as Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley, our King) in his harness to film forContinued...

Music

John Williams to Lead CSO in Performance of Harry Potter Music Next Month

Posted by: sue
October 24, 2009, 09:34 PM

Attention music fans! The Chicago Symphony Orchestra will be hosting a special music event this Thanksgiving weekend as they present a John Williams Movie Music Spectacular. The legendary composer will be leading the Chicago Symphony OrchestraContinued...

HBP Film

The Ace of Cakes Takes on The Hogwarts Express

Posted by: sue
October 24, 2009, 04:26 PM

It's all aboard the Hogwarts Express this week as the Ace of Cakes returns with a new program on their special cake created for the New York premiere of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Readers will recall that back in July, master baker Duff and his crew at Charm City Cakes created anotherContinued...

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