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New "Perks" Clip

Posted by: Catherine
August 30, 2012, 08:14 PM

A new clip of Emma Watson's post-Potter film, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, has been released. In this scene a "wallflower" is defined, and Ms. Watson's character welcomes a "wallflower", Charlie (Logan Lerman), to "the land of misfit toys". This clip can be viewed below. The Perks of Being a Wallflower hits theaters SeptemberContinued...

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Pottermore: Sneak Peek

Posted by: Catherine
August 30, 2012, 04:23 PM

Pottermore has opened up a sneak peek of the next few moments for Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Members can now read about the Deathday Party moment. Pottermore Insider posted:

Many of our Pottermore fans have been keen to see the next chapters of Harry Potter and the Chamber of SecretsContinued...

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Hogwarts Bridge at Warner Bros. Studio Tour Opens to Visitors

Posted by: Stephanie_J
August 30, 2012, 12:03 PM

The Hogwarts bridge, first seen in "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban," has been opened up to the public to walk across while visiting Warner Bros. Studio Tour - The Making of Harry Potter.

From today visitors to Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter, willContinued...

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Pottermore: Site Updates

Posted by: Catherine
August 29, 2012, 09:00 AM

 Pottermore Insider has announced that it may be difficult for fans to log into Pottermore due to site updates. The site reads:

Onsite update:
As a part of our ongoing work to improve Pottermore.com, we have planned system updates for Wednesday, the 29th of August. During the hours of 10:00GMT and 13:00GMT onContinued...

Movies

Video: Extended Look at "A Conversation with J. K. Rowling and Daniel Radcliffe"

Posted by: Mel
August 28, 2012, 07:07 PM

Readers may recall that among the special features of the "Deathly Hallows: Part 2" DVD/blu-ray was a video where J. K. Rowling and Daniel Radcliffe interviewed each other. For the upcoming release of the Harry Potter Wizard's Collection, fifteen minutes that were initiallyContinued...

Movies

Harry Potter: The Exhibition Returning to New York's Discovery Times Square

Posted by: Stephanie_J
August 28, 2012, 06:43 PM

Following a year-long international tour, Harry Potter: The Exhibition will be returning to New York City's Discovery Times Square in time for the holiday season, it was announced today via press release. An opening date and ticketing information are not yet available andContinued...

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"J.K. Rowling: Life After Potter" Australian Special

Posted by: Catherine
August 27, 2012, 02:12 PM

J.K. Rowling will be interviewed by Jennifer Byrne and discussing her post-Potter life on Australia's ABC network. This is solely an Australian special, titled J.K. Rowling: Life After Potter. The special will be shown on September 27, the day The Casual Vacancy is released, at 8:00 PM local AustralianContinued...

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Rupert Grint's "Into the White" to be Shown at Filmfest Oldenburg

Posted by: Catherine
August 27, 2012, 01:49 PM

It has been announced, by Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) co-star Florian Lukas, that Rupert Grint's post-Potter film Into the White will be shown at the Oldenburg film festival in Germany. The film will be shown September 15. Tickets go on sale September 3, and will be available Continued...

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Pottermore: "All in the Fine Details"

Posted by: Catherine
August 24, 2012, 12:48 PM

Pottermore Insider has posted yet another update on Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Everything is "in the fine details" that Pottermore artists are working on, saying:

Our artists are putting the final touches to some slugs, bugs, quills and watery spills in the next Pottermore chapters. 

Will youContinued...

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Happy Birthday Rupert Grint!

Posted by: Catherine
August 24, 2012, 10:34 AM

Today, August 24, marks the birthday of the beloved Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley). Mr. Grint turns 24 on the 24th! (This is called a "Golden Birthday"). Please join us in wishing Rupert a happy Golden Birthday!

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New Trailer for Evanna Lynch's New Film

Posted by: Catherine
August 23, 2012, 07:35 PM

A new trailer has been released for Evanna Lynch's new film, Apex. Evanna Lynch costars with Starkid's Devin Lytle. Hypable reports:


Apex focuses on five friends surviving in LA as a human evolution-changing virus spreads across the United States. Alongside Evanna and Devin, the film features YuriContinued...

Watson

Emma Watson Talks "The Perks of Being a Wallflower"

Posted by: Mel
August 23, 2012, 07:00 PM

Buzzsugar has a new interview up with Emma Watson where she discusses working on "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" and what scenes she most enjoyed filming for the movie:

What attracted you to this role and this story?
Emma Watson: I'd been reading scripts after the fourth Harry Potter movie around the age of 15, 16 and justContinued...

J.K. Rowling

"The Casual Vacancy" Promotions and Expectations

Posted by: Mel
August 22, 2012, 10:05 PM

USAToday has a new article up discussing the promotion and expectations for J. K. Rowling's upcoming book The Casual Vacancy. Regarding the promotion, many book-sellers have commented on how "low-key" it is when compared to the promotion for Harry Potter:

"I've been in the dark," says bookseller KathrynContinued...

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J. K. Rowling to Speak About "The Casual Vacancy" in NYC on October 16

Posted by: Edward
August 22, 2012, 04:50 PM

Entertainment Weekly is reporting that author J. K. Rowling will come stateside October 16th for a one-time-US event at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City to participate in a conversation about her new novel for adults, The Casual Vacancy.  TheyContinued...

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Pottermore: Progress Update

Posted by: Catherine
August 22, 2012, 12:48 PM

Pottermore has tweeted about more progress that is being accomplished this week. According to Pottermore Insider, they are polishing up the next installment of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

This week, we're finessing the animations for the next chapters of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.Continued...

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