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PoA Film

Drive-In to Pinewood Studios to Watch Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Posted by: sue
October 12, 2009, 08:42 AM

Legendary Pinewood Studios in England is offering a cool chance for fans to attend a special screening of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. The studios are presenting drive-in screenings of films, including PoA on Sunday, November 29th, where you can "parkContinued...

Fans

The Castle Comes Together at Wizarding World of Harry Potter, plus Harry Potter Theme Park Ornament News

Posted by: sue
October 12, 2009, 06:16 AM

A great update today on progress at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Theme Park attraction being built at Universal Orlando. Thanks as always to Brian Dorf.com we can see some great new photos of Hogwarts Castle that is really coming togetherContinued...

Davis

Warwick Davis On New Look Flitwick for the Harry Potter Films

Posted by: sue
October 11, 2009, 11:40 AM

For the over 15,000 of us who follow actor Warwick Davis on his official Twitter, we gained some insight on the change in appearance his character of Professor Flitwick has experienced during the course of the Harry Potter series. While we have heard some of this previous, WarwickContinued...

Home Video / DVD

Trailer for Harry Potter Wizarding World DVD Game; Deathly Hallows Photos Due with Collector's Editions

Posted by: sue
October 11, 2009, 07:21 AM

As announced earlier, WB will be releasing Harry Potter: Wizarding World DVD game on December 1st, just a few days before the release of Half-Blood Prince and the special Ultimate Collector's editions DVDs. As such Amazon.com has a brand newContinued...

Contests

Winners of Albus Severus Meets Peeves Contest Announced

Posted by: Edward
October 10, 2009, 12:58 AM

Last month, our Contest Crew brought you the Albus Severus Meets Peeves Contest which asked you to create an original 500-word or less story about the young Albus Severus Potter meeting Peeves, the Hogwarts poltergeist, for the first time.  After receiving many splendid entries, theContinued...

Radcliffe

Variety: Dan Radcliffe to Return to Broadway in a Musical

Posted by: sue
October 09, 2009, 05:36 AM

Some possible big news this morning as Variety is reporting that "Daniel Radcliffe: will head the cast of an upcoming New York reading of 1961 tuner "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," marking the first musical turn for the "Harry Potter" star. The industry magazine thenContinued...

Charity

Join Leaky's Drive During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted by: Melissa
October 08, 2009, 02:47 PM

This month is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Harry Potter fans are no strangers to this terrible disease. Just this week Dame Maggie Smith, the actress who plays Minerva McGonagall, discussed how her life has been affected: "It takes the wind out of your sails," she said, land noted herContinued...

PotterCast

PotterCast 206: Tweetity Tweet JK Rowling!

Posted by: Edward
October 07, 2009, 08:38 PM

 
The very latest episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, is now online for your listening pleasure.  Sue's News kicks off our 206th episode with a run down on all of the upcoming Harry Potter DVDs, as well as news regarding Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling's official TwitterContinued...

HBP Film

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Nominated as Hollywood Movie of the Year

Posted by: sue
October 07, 2009, 07:37 PM

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince has been nominated as a Movie of the Year for the Hollywood Movie of the Year Awards. Nominees were selected by those at the Hollywood Film Festival and fans can vote online for their favorite at this link, with the final awardsContinued...

Fans

Third Annual Quidditch World Cup Event Due this Month at Middlebury College

Posted by: sue
October 06, 2009, 04:56 PM

Calling all Quidditch fans. Great news today as the Third Annual Quidditch World Cup event is due to take place again on October 25th at Middlebury College in Vermont. According to the Facebook page for the event "26 teams from around the country and beyond will competeContinued...

Grint

Bonnie Wright, Rupert Grint and Tom Felton to be Featured in Drama Magazine (Updated)

Posted by: sue
October 06, 2009, 04:38 PM

Three actors from the Harry Potter films are due to be featured in a new magazine called "Drama" which will be released next week. Drama Magazine is unique fashion and performance magazine available to download as an application through the iPhone and iPod Touch. ThanksContinued...

DH Film

The Dark Lord Ascends: Ralph Fiennes Returns as Lord Voldemort for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

DH Film
Posted by: sue
October 06, 2009, 04:14 PM

The Dark Lord ascends...There is some pretty cool news today delivered in the form of a Twitter update from actor Tom Felton: Ralph Fiennes is now back on set filming his memorable role as Lord Voldemort for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Tom wroteContinued...

HP Cast

Image Galleries Updates Galore: Wizarding World Construction Photos, Cast Appearances, More

Posted by: sue
October 06, 2009, 11:42 AM

Our ace Image galleries crew have been hard at work, and we have a major update for you today. First off, the ongoing construction at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park attraction at Universal Orlando continues, with new photos of the towers ofContinued...

Book Awards

J.K. Rowling to Receive First Hans Christian Andersen Award

Posted by: sue
October 06, 2009, 10:16 AM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has been selected to receive the very first Hans Christian Anderson Literature Prize next year in Odense, Denmark. Given in honor of the prolific author of classic fairy tales such as The Princess and the Pea, The Emperor's New Clothes, The Ugly DucklingContinued...

Fans

Wizard Wrock Comes to Scotland

Posted by: sue
October 06, 2009, 09:57 AM

Wizard Wrock is coming to Scotland. Yes, for the first time the wildly popular rock music played by Harry Potter fans will be performed in the shadow of Hogwarts as The Snow Ball will be taking place Friday, December 18th. A special Yule Ball, the event will feature a raffle to benefit charity and the Harry PotterContinued...

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