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Video Games

LEGO Harry Potter for DS "A Bit Zelda-y"

Posted by: Rosi
January 26, 2010, 09:47 AM

The latest issue of Official Nintendo Magazine has a preview of the LEGO Harry Potter game for the Nintendo DS. An article on the magazine's website has an excerpt from Official Nintendo Magazine's interview with the game's Lead Designer, Arthur Parsons. Noting that the DS LEGO Harry Potter game is "completelyContinued...

Fans

Official Image of Hogwarts Castle from Wizarding World of Harry Potter Released

Posted by: Edward
January 25, 2010, 01:44 PM

As construction on the massive Hogwarts Castle structure at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Theme Park nears completion, Universal Orlando has released a beautiful high res image of the castle.  Available to view right here, the image shows the castle'sContinued...

Movies

Harry Potter Exhibition in Boston Extended Through February 28, 2010

Posted by: Edward
January 25, 2010, 11:41 AM

The Harry Potter Exhibition currently on display in Boston, Mass. has been extended one additional week, until February 28, 2010, due to the popularity of the traveling exhibition of props from the Harry Potter films.  News came of the extended East Coast run via a pressContinued...

DH Film

Possible "Deathly Hallows" Filming in Swinley Forest Area of Berkshire

DH Film
Posted by: Edward
January 24, 2010, 09:18 PM

LondonTaxiTours has posted a number of new photos from a possible "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" filming location in the Swinley Forest area in the Berkshire region of England.  Photos from the area show a camp like set up, with what appear to be huts madeContinued...

DH Film

David Yates: "Deathly Hallows" a "big opera, a great big epic, with huge battles"

DH Film
Posted by: Edward
January 24, 2010, 06:50 PM

The March 2010 issue of Total Film Magazine appears to have a small report on the upcoming "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" films which features a few new quotes from director David Yates, actress Emma Watson (Hermione Granger), and screenwriter Steve Kloves.Continued...

HP Cast

Actors in the News Weekly Roundup

Posted by: Rosi
January 24, 2010, 01:57 PM

This week, the awards season is in full swing and we also have some news about new projects some of the Harry Potter actors have been working on. Firstly, thanks to Christian, we can bring you the news that Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Emma Watson (Hermione Granger), Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) and Tom FeltonContinued...

Charity

Update: Helping Haiti Heal Webcast Concludes; Raises $33,000 for Partners In Health in Six Hours

Posted by: Edward
January 23, 2010, 02:00 PM

The Helping Haiti Heal fundraising webcast benefiting Partners in Health in has now finished, but the donation drive is still underway.  To donate and become eligible for an items on our ever-expanding list of now over 200 gifts, click here.

In under six hours, Harry Potter fans and fans from a collectionContinued...

LeakyLounge

Lily and Stag Reading Group Weekend of Fun

Posted by: Rosi
January 23, 2010, 01:55 PM

The Lily and Stag Inn, host of the Harry Potter Reading Groups at the Leaky Lounge, invite you to join them in their discussion of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. The Lily and Stag are collapsing the walls between their rooms, allowing you to move between the private reading groups and back againContinued...

Fans

New Three Broomsticks Pictures, Video from Wizarding World of Harry Potter Theme Park

Posted by: Edward
January 23, 2010, 12:12 AM

More Wizarding World of Harry Potter news comes to us from a recent report posted on the Orlando Attractions Magazine blog, which features new photos of the Three Broomsticks structure at the theme park.  The new images, which can now be seen right here inContinued...

Charity

J.K. Rowling Donates Signed Set of Harry Potter Books to Helping Haiti Heal

Posted by: Edward
January 22, 2010, 02:30 PM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has donated a full U.K. edition set of her books, as well as a handwritten card, to Helping Haiti Heal, the multifandom donation drive kicking off tomorrow via Webcast.



This extremely rare item joins more than 100 special gifts, includingContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, John Hurt

Posted by: Rosi
January 22, 2010, 02:25 AM

Today we ask you to join us in wishing John Hurt a very happy birthday. The actor, who portrays Mr. Ollivander in the Harry Potter films, is celebrating his 70th birthday! Many happy returns!

Charity

Helping Haiti Heal: LiveStream Fundraising Event Saturday at 2pm EST

Posted by: Edward
January 21, 2010, 04:45 PM

The Leaky Cauldron is helping Haiti heal.  Harry Potter fans have joined with members of fandoms from other popular books, movies, and tv series (including Heroes, Lost, True Blood, The Wire and Firefly) to create Helping Haiti Heal, a home-grown effort to contribute toContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Recent JKR Edinburgh House Purchase Reports False

Posted by: Edward
January 21, 2010, 12:45 PM

Over the past few days, reports have been circulating across various news outlets regarding Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling purchasing an Edinburgh house after viewing only two rooms, and after offering the current owners a sum of money to vacate in time for a Christmas party.  Leaky hasContinued...

Fans

3D Map of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in January 28th Editions of USA Today

Posted by: Edward
January 21, 2010, 12:38 PM

According to the latest issue of USA Today, a three-dimensional Wizarding World of Harry Potter map is set to be included in the January 28th issue of the national newspaper.  The small, front page article, which can be seen right here in our Image GalleriesContinued...

PotterCast

PotterCast on Livestream at 12:45pm EST

Posted by: Edward
January 21, 2010, 12:30 PM

Hey guys:  Join Melissa, John, and Frak for a live recording of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, on our Livestream channel at 12:45pm EST for a run down of the latest in Harry Potter news, discussion, theories, and more.  Log in to Livestream, sit back, chat, and enjoy.  See you there!

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