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Dec. 12th: Dan Radcliffe, David Yates to Participate in Live Fan Screening via Half-Blood Prince Blu-Ray

Posted by: sue
October 19, 2009, 01:52 PM

Check it out: actor Dan Radcliffe, and director David Yates are set to take part in a special online live screening of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Video Business reports that WB will present its "first worldwide BD Live communityContinued...


Video, Photo of Tom Felton Presenting at Young Film Critics of the Year Awards

Posted by: sue
October 19, 2009, 11:38 AM

Last week actor Tom Felton (Draco) presented awards to young film fans at a special event held in the UK. Today, there is some great new video of Tom presenting at the Young Film Critics of the Year Awards which also contains a short new interview with Tom. Thanks as well to FilmClub whoContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Michael Gambon

Posted by: sue
October 19, 2009, 10:48 AM

Everyone, please join us as we lift a glass in toast to Michael Gambon (Professor Albus Dumbledore) who is celebrating his 69th birthday today! Sláinte Michael! Happy Birthday from all of us at TLC!

DH Film

Gregorovitch and Elder Wand Scenes for Deathly Hallows to be Filmed in November

DH Film
Posted by: sue
October 17, 2009, 08:29 AM

A bit of exciting news today regarding filming on Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. is reporting that actor Rade Serbedzija will begin filming his dramatic scenes involving the Elder wand next month, sometime in November. The report says "the film isContinued...


Swish and Flick on the Lights of Christmas with Warwick Davis

Posted by: sue
October 17, 2009, 08:14 AM

Actor Warwick Davis will be bringing a bit of holiday magic to those in the UK this year as the Professor Flitwick actor is set to turn on the holiday light display this year in Peterborough. The local paper reports "The Yaxley film star – who played Professor Filius Flitwick inContinued...

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Filius Flitwick

Posted by: Edward
October 16, 2009, 09:44 PM

The calendar on Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling's website has been updated to mark the October 17th birthday of Hogwarts Professor Filius Flitwick.  Cheers to you, Professor Flitwick!


Wizards Wrock 4 Equality

Posted by: Melissa
October 16, 2009, 12:14 PM

As already noted in the Wall Street Journal this morning, the HP Alliance and wizard rock bands are performing a "Wrock 4 Equality" rally over the next two weekends. You can catch special coverage on the Internet via our joint Leaky/HPA channel at

At 3pm this Sunday, October 18, you can joinContinued...

OotP Film

Interview with a Death Eater on Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Posted by: sue
October 16, 2009, 06:55 AM

There is a new interview online today with a young actor named James Williamson who has been cast as a Death Eater in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. While there is no name available for the follower of the Dark Lord, the Hertforshire Mecury reports "The 25-year-old,Continued...

HP Cast

Empire Magazine and the Sexy Men and Women of Harry Potter

Posted by: sue
October 15, 2009, 08:11 PM

Empire Magazine has released their list of 100 Sexiest Movie Stars which includes several cast members of the Harry Potter films. Ladies first as beautiful Helena Bonham Carter ("possessed of a delightful earthy sexiness.") is ranked at number nine, with beautiful Emma Watson ("an extremelyContinued...

HBP Film

New Video: Tom Felton Introduces UK Half-Blood Prince DVD Trailer

Posted by: sue
October 15, 2009, 11:13 AM

Actor Tom Felton is the host of a new video advertisement for the UK Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince DVD. Available here in our galleries (via and on, Tom introduces the trailer for the film (an old one, nothing new) with the end then showing the boxContinued...

HP Cast

Oh the Drama with a new Image Gallery Update

Posted by: sue
October 15, 2009, 09:31 AM

There's a bit of drama today...not really but we do have new photos and brief interviews with Bonnie Wright (Ginny), Tom Felton (Draco) and Rupert Grint (Ron) from the new ipod friendly magazine, Drama. Thanks to our ace Image Galleries crew and Erna, we can see great new photos and brief interviewContinued...


New Luna Lovegood Spectra Specs, Harry Potter Costumes Sale at

Posted by: sue
October 15, 2009, 09:05 AM

With Halloween right around the corner, many fans are looking to wear Harry Potter costumes this holiday. As such, the official WB Shop now has all Harry Potter costumes on sale for 25% off regular prices. New this holiday are Luna Lovegood's unique Spectra Specs, as worn by Evanna Lynch in Half-BloodContinued...

DH Film

First Footage of "Deathly Hallows" to be Included on "Half-Blood Prince" Special Edition, Blu-Ray DVDs

DH Film
Posted by: sue
October 13, 2009, 07:38 PM

Some exciting news tonight as their is word that official footage from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows movies will indeed be included on the special edition version of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince DVD. First rumored here on TLC back in JuneContinued...


Robbie Coltrane Prepares to Film as Hagrid for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Posted by: sue
October 12, 2009, 08:04 PM

As many of the adult cast are returning to film their parts for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, there are new comments from Robbie Coltrane who portrays Hagrid. Set to film for the final time in his role as the beloved groundskeeper of Hogwarts, Robbie Coltrane speaksContinued...


New Video: Construction on Hogwarts Castle for Wizarding World of Harry Potter (Updated)

Posted by: sue
October 12, 2009, 04:48 PM

As a follow to the post very early this morning, there is now new quality video online showing the progress being made at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter currently under construction in Orlando, Florida. Thanks to Attractions Magazine, you can see some video ofContinued...

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