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Emma Watson Dispels Bullying Rumours

Posted by: Rosi
April 29, 2011, 07:48 AM

Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) has today updated her official website with a post in response to recent rumours that she is taking time off from Brown because she was bullied. The actress writes:

Dear all, 
I felt the need to let you all know the reason I took a semester off from Brown had nothing to doContinued...

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"Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Trailer Airs on ABC Family; US and French Dubbed Version Now Online (Updated)

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Posted by: Edward
April 27, 2011, 08:47 PM

Update: Apple.com has made available the trailer for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" which can be viewed in 480p, 720p, and 1080p.
 
As expected, ABC Family has aired the full US version of the trailer during the last half hour of the "HappyContinued...

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Exclusive: Two New Images from "Deathly Hallows: Part 2"

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Posted by: Edward
April 27, 2011, 06:00 PM

WB has sent over this pair of exclusive images from "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" film.  The first shows a determined-looking Ron, while the second shows Lord Voldemort in front of his many Death Eaters.  Click here to view them in beautiful high res over in our ImageContinued...

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New Image of Harry Online from "Deathly Hallows: Part 2" FIlm Released (Updated with More Images)

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Posted by: Edward
April 27, 2011, 03:10 PM

ABCFamily.com has posted this new photo from the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" film in lead up to their premiere of the first trailer for the forthcoming film tonight.  The full image can be viewed via this link or here in our galleries.


Update: Two more imagesContinued...

News

Pre-Orders Open for "Dear Mr. Potter"

Posted by: Stephanie_J
April 26, 2011, 12:36 PM

"Dear Mr. Potter: Letters of Love, Loss, and Magic" is a new book featuring hundreds of letters and pictures from fans who have been impacted and inspired by Harry Potter.

Some familiar fandom names also pop up in the book, including Leaky's own webmistress and author of "Harry, A History" Melissa Anelli, actressContinued...

Radcliffe Interviews

Dan Radcliffe Tests Stand Up Chops on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon"

Posted by: Edward
April 26, 2011, 11:51 AM

Last night, actor Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) made an appearance on the US talk show "Late NIght with Jimmy Falllon" to talk about his current role in the Broadway revival of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying."  During his appearance, the young actor spokeContinued...

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Trailer for "Deathly Hallows: Part 2" to Air Wednesday on ABC Family

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Posted by: Edward
April 22, 2011, 07:36 PM

The first trailer for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" will premiere this coming Wednesday, April 27, during the 7:00 - 9:00 pm EST hours, a press release issued by ABC Family reports.  The trailer will be broadcast during an airing of "Happy Gilmore."  OfficialContinued...

Humor

Fun Friday: Harry Potter is Real

Posted by: Edward
April 22, 2011, 07:12 PM

A bit of a throwback for Fun Friday today, as we share a video of who we know as Dan Radcliffe explaining the real Harry Potter.  Hint: It's all real.



This is the latest installment of Fun Fridays where we will highlight a new, cool, funny, or interesting thing createdContinued...

Charity

Reminder: Nine Days Left to Donate to Accio Books! Help Build a Library

Posted by: Edward
April 22, 2011, 01:56 PM

There are only nine days left to take part in the Accio Books Fundraiser, the HP Alliance's annual book drive which has donated over 50,000 books to date.  As readers will recall, the HPA aims to build an entire library of books in partnership with the Bedford-StuyvesantContinued...

Video Games

Emma Watson Introduces "Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Video Game Teaser Trailer; Official Game Website Launched (Updated)

Posted by: Rosi
April 21, 2011, 12:52 PM

The official "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: The Videogames" Facebook page posted the teaser trailer for EA's  "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" video game with an introduction from Emma Watson (Hermione Granger).

You can watch it at this link or below:Continued...

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"Deathly Hallows: Part 1" Tops Last Week's DVD Sales Charts, Strong Blu Ray Sales

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Posted by: Rosi
April 21, 2011, 12:16 PM

Reuters is reporting extremely strong sales for the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" DVD, which was released last week and debuted at the top of Nielsen Videoscan's chart for the week ending 17th April after only three days of sales. The chart also showsContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J. K. Rowling Recounts Collaborative Relationship with "Potter" Screenwriter Steve Kloves for Written By Magazine

Posted by: Edward
April 19, 2011, 08:08 PM

Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling has written for the Writer's Guild's Written by magazine about her collaborative relationship with "Potter" Film screenwriter Steve Kloves for their April/May issue.  The full piece, which can be readContinued...

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Press Peeks into J.K. Rowling's Back Yard, Sees Hagrid, Gets It Wrong

Posted by: Melissa
April 19, 2011, 06:17 AM

There's a pretty hilarious article going around from the Daily Mail that posits that J.K. Rowling is building Hagrid's Hut in the yard of her Edinburgh home. It claims the author is constructing a "lodge" that will sit at the bottom of her gardens that will mirror the hut we've seenContinued...

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EW's "Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Images Released in High Res

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Posted by: Edward
April 18, 2011, 06:06 PM

EW has released a series of beautiful, high-res versions of the new images from "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" film, featured in this week's Potter-packed issue.  These images are now part of our DH:2 section of our Image Galleries right here.  Enjoy!

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Watch First Five Minutes of "Deathly Hallows: Part 1" at DigitalSpy

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Posted by: Rosi
April 18, 2011, 12:31 PM

To celebrate last week's DVD and Blu Ray release of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1", Digital Spy has the first five minutes of the film on its website for your viewing pleasure. Watch via this link.

Thanks to Digital Spy for the heads up!

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