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Charity

Harry Lands in Haiti; 16,000 Pounds of Relief Supplies Delivered to Haitian People

Posted by: Edward
March 04, 2010, 10:44 PM

As readers will recall, the Helping Haiti Heal drive raised a grand total of $123,754.41 for Partners in Health, which made it possible for three cargo planes-- Harry, Ron, and Hermione-- filled with tons of relief supplies to be flown to Haiti.  Recently,Continued...

HP Cast

Harry Potter Actors Take Part in National Doodle Day for Charity

Posted by: Rosi
March 04, 2010, 02:03 PM

A number of actors from the Harry Potter films have joined hundreds of celebrities taking part in National Doodle Day. Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley), Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom), Miriam Margolyes (Professor Sprout), Richard Griffiths (Uncle Dursley), Roger Lloyd Pack (BartyContinued...

Fans

New Wizarding World of Harry Potter Ride, Height Restriction Information

Posted by: Edward
March 04, 2010, 01:00 PM

BehindtheThrills.com has posted an update which details information from a newly released Universal Orlando Resort 2010 brochure about the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park.  Of interest from this new brochure are details about the height restrictions forContinued...

Books

Harry Potter Books Make Top Book to Pass On and Bed Time Story Lists

Posted by: Edward
March 04, 2010, 11:52 AM

A World Book Day survey has found that the Harry Potter series ranks as the top book readers would pass on to younger generations.  The BBC reports that more than 1,000 Britons aged 16-64 were surveyed as part of this poll, which ranked such other books as The Da VinciContinued...

Actor Interviews

Rhys Ifans: "Real Honor" to be in "Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: Edward
March 03, 2010, 08:57 PM

MTV has released a clip from a press junket interview with actor Rhys Ifans, who is set to portray the character of Xeno Lovegood in the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" film, which features the actor discussing further his role in the upcoming film.  Starting by relating the "great" experienceContinued...

Movies

Harry Potter ABC Family Weekend Features OotP Cable Premiere and "Deathly Hallows" Preview

Posted by: Edward
March 03, 2010, 07:26 PM

The ABC Family Channel will be hosting viewing of the first five Harry Potter films for their next "Harry Potter Weekend" airing March 19 - 21.  A press release notes will include the "basic cable premiere of “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,”Continued...

Fans

Preview of Wizarding World of Harry Potter on Ellen DeGeneres Show in April

Posted by: Edward
March 03, 2010, 06:41 PM

The Orlando Sentianal blog has an article online which reports that the Ellen DeGeneres Show will be taping an episode at Universal Orlando Resort which will possibly feature a look at the upcoming Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park.  According to the blog, a mediaContinued...

Isaacs Interviews

More from Jason Isaacs "Deathly Hallows" and Malfoy's Wig in New Interview

Posted by: Edward
March 03, 2010, 05:06 PM

A bit of an interview with Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy) has come online care of MTV, which continues to release clips from recent interviews with the cast of the Potter films.  In this latest clip, Mr. Isaacs expands on earlier comments about finishing his partContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Miranda Richardson

Posted by: Rosi
March 03, 2010, 06:21 AM

Today we ask you to join us in wishing Miranda Richardson a tremendously happy birthday. The actress, who portrays Rita Skeeter, is celebrating her 51st birthday. Many happy returns!

Radcliffe Interviews

Daniel Radcliffe Talks Epilogue, 'The Forest Again,' Saying Goodbye to Potter and More

Posted by: Rosi
March 02, 2010, 03:49 PM

A number of new articles and videos have surfaced on the MTV website in which Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) has spoken briefly about "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows." You may remember that last month we let you know about an interview MTV conducted with Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy)Continued...

J.K. Rowling

J. K. Rowling Tweets: It's "the real me," but "pen and paper is my priority"

Posted by: Edward
March 02, 2010, 02:18 PM

Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling has updated her Twitter page once again today to remind followers that, although this is her official account, writing remains her top priority.  Her tweet reads:
This is the real me, but you won’t be hearing from me often I am afraid, asContinued...

Contests

Skiving Snackbox Contest

Posted by: Rosi
March 01, 2010, 01:39 PM

Our Contest Team have just announced their newest contest for the month of March, the Skiving Snackbox Contest. To enter this month's contest, create an edible product to sell in a joke shop to Hogwarts students so that they can get out of class. The product should be small enough to carry in a pocket. Please note thatContinued...

Leaky

March Featured Crafter of the Month: Pren Wilcox

Posted by: Rosi
March 01, 2010, 01:25 PM

Our Crafty Witches and Wizard have chosen crafter Pren Wilcox, a.k.a archerpren, as March's Featured Crafter of the Month. Pren has used her talent with sewing and knitting to produce crafts such as a hand sewn Beauxbatons costume, a Golden Snitch ornament, a Fereverto charm and some Shrinky DinkContinued...

Birthdays

Happy Birthday Edward!

Posted by: Melissa
March 01, 2010, 12:08 PM

We're late on this one, guys, but we hope you'll join in all the same: Yesterday was our newest Senior Site Editor's birthday. Edward Drogos has been a diligent and made-of-awesome news poster here for years, and has recently joined the senior staff with an unbelievable amount of grace, vision and capability. We're lucky toContinued...

HP Cast

"Deathly Hallows" Anecdotes from Ciaran Hinds, Rhys Ifans and Jason Isaacs

Posted by: Rosi
March 01, 2010, 11:20 AM

Actors Ciarán Hinds (Aberforth Dumbledore),  Rhys Ifans (Xenophilius Lovegood) and Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy) have shared anecdotes from the filming of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" with ComingSoon.net. Firstly, Hinds describes his role in the film as "just one scene withContinued...

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