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Lewis

Matt Lewis Enters "The Sweet Shop"

Posted by: Edward
April 20, 2010, 12:43 PM

Actor Matt Lewis (Neville Longbottom) revealed today, via his official Twitter page, plans for a new film project the young actor is set to begin work on this year entitled "The Sweet Shop."  An official website for the film has been launched, and gives details about the upcoming production, its cast, setting,Continued...

Film Awards

Grint, Radcliffe, Watson and "Half-Blood Prince" Nominated for National Movie Awards

Posted by: Rosi
April 20, 2010, 04:23 AM

"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" and the Harry, Ron and Hermione actors are among those nominated in the National Movie Awards 2010. The sixth film in the Harry Potter series has received a nod in the Family category and will face "A Christmas Carol," "AlvinContinued...

Conventions

Potter Conference Expeditious 2010 to Take Place in Michigan May 14-16

Posted by: Edward
April 20, 2010, 12:54 AM

This May 14-16, Michigan Harry Potter community The Fifth House will be hosting Expeditious 2010, a weekend-long fan conference in Ann Arbor, Michigan, featuring programming on such fandom related entities as fan fiction, wizard rock, and cosplay, as well as traditionalContinued...

HP Cast

Grint, Phelps, Wright, and Bower Attend Special Screening of "Cherrybomb" in London

Posted by: Edward
April 19, 2010, 11:17 PM

A number of Harry Potter actors were in attendance this evening at a special screening of the film "Cherrybomb," staring actor Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley).  A number of Mr. Grint's Harry Potter costars were in attendance at the special screening, including JamesContinued...

Fans

More On Wizarding World from Latest Issue of AAA Magazine

Posted by: Edward
April 19, 2010, 11:09 PM

The May 2010 issue of New York State's AAA Magazine has a short feature on the forthcoming Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction which gives a few more details about what to expect at the theme park.  The article, which can now be read via images now online in our Galleries, notesContinued...

Grint Interviews

Rupert Grint on BBC Radio 2's Dermot O'Leary Show

Posted by: Rosi
April 19, 2010, 05:22 PM

Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) was interviewed this weekend on BBC Radio 2's Dermot O'Leary show. You can listen to the show again here on iPlayer at 1 hour 15 minutes in or, alternatively, you can find audio links of the interview for download at this link courtesy of our Order Partner RupertGrint.netContinued...

Books

Harry Potter Series Tops ALA List of the Decade's Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books

Posted by: Rosi
April 19, 2010, 05:47 AM

The American Library Association have issued a press release listing the 10 Most Frequently Challenged Books of 2009 and announcing an updated list of the top 100 Most Frequently Challenged Books of the Decade (2000-2009). The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling haveContinued...

HP Cast

Actors in the News Weekly Roundup

Posted by: Rosi
April 18, 2010, 05:45 PM

The Harry Potter actors have been both the subjects of casting rumours and participants in a number of interviews this week.  British newspaper The Daily Mail reports that Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley) is rumoured to have been cast in short film "Sweat" as a "beautiful woman dating an immature young man."Continued...

DH Film

"Deathly Hallows" Trailer Due Soon?

DH Film
Posted by: Edward
April 18, 2010, 04:55 PM

A brief report has been posted on Filmonic regarding the MagicBoxMusic site updating to report that they are indeed working on a score for the trailer for the forthcoming "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" film.  A post on their website now reads:

Once again Magicbox is hard at work on the latest TrailerContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, David Tennant

Posted by: Rosi
April 18, 2010, 06:44 AM

Today we ask you to join us in wishing David Tennant a very happy birthday! The actor, who played Barty Crouch Jr. in the Harry Potter films, is 39 today. Many happy returns!

Felton Interviews

Tom Felton: "Non-Stop Carnage" for Last Hour of "Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: Edward
April 17, 2010, 07:45 PM

Actor Tom Felton recently gave a new interview during which he spoke briefly about the final battle sequence and end of the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" film.  The video, which can be seen here, Mr. Felton comments on to what to expect in the final film, by saying:Continued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, David Bradley

Posted by: Rosi
April 17, 2010, 05:46 AM

Today we ask you to join us in wishing David Bradley a very happy birthday! The actor, who plays Argus Filch in the Harry Potter films, is celebrating his 67th birthday. Many happy returns!

Grint Interviews

Rupert Grint Talks "Deathly Hallows," "Cherrybomb," and Future Projects with the Independent

Posted by: Edward
April 15, 2010, 10:48 PM

A lengthy interview with actor Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) has been published by the Independent, featuring the young actor speaking to many subjects relating to the end of the Harry Potter films, his upcoming film, "Cherrybomb," and what the future holds.Continued...

Radcliffe

Confirmed: Dan Radcliffe to Return to Broadway in "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying"

Posted by: Edward
April 15, 2010, 07:01 PM

As Variety Magazine is now reporting, actor Dan Radcliffe will be making his return to Broadway in a revival of the musical "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying."  Set to debut in the Spring of 2011, Variety reports:

Show reunitesContinued...

Video Games

Two Video Previews for LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 Game Now Online

Posted by: Rosi
April 15, 2010, 07:00 PM

Two video previews of the upcoming LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1 - 4 game - each featuring a wide selection of shots of the game itself as well as interviews with developers - are now online. The first video from GameInformer, which you can watch here in The Leaky Cauldron's VideoContinued...

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