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Gilderoy Speaks: A New Interview with Kenneth Branagh

Posted by: sue
November 19, 2007, 11:32 PM

MTV has a new interview with Kenneth Branagh who discusses his roles as Gilderoy Lockhart in "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets." The acclaimed actor says he was never approached about returning to "Order of the Phoenix" to film the part of Lockhart at St. Mungo's.

“It would have beenContinued...


ABC Family to Air "Harry Potter Weekend" in December

Posted by: sue
November 18, 2007, 03:30 PM

The ABC Family television channel is once again set to air a Harry Potter weekend as part of their "Countdown to 25 Days to Christmas" special. "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" is set to air Friday November 30 at 7:30pm (ET), followed by "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" on Saturday,Continued...


Another Look at Upcoming Harry Potter DVD Box Set and Game

Posted by: sue
October 30, 2007, 08:42 PM

We have another look for you today at the special box set containing all five of the Harry Potter films on DVD, as well as another look at the new interactive Harry Potter DVD Game. The promotions company that is working with Warner Brothers sent over these photos, including a good lookContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, John Cleese

Posted by: Edward
October 27, 2007, 03:43 PM

Actor John Cleese, who plays the ghost of Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington (a.k.a. Nearly Headless Nick) in the Harry Potter films, celebrates his 68th birthday today. Happy Birthday John! Cheers!


WB: Harry Potter Films Now the Top Grossing Franchise of All-Time

Posted by: sue
September 11, 2007, 01:34 AM

Variety is reporting tonight that Warner Brothers has announced the Harry Potter film series are now the top-grossing film franchise in movie history. Amassing a staggering ” $4.47 billion worldwide,” the series about the boy who lived has surpassed the box office totalsContinued...

Home Video / DVD

First Look at Harry Potter DVD Box Set Due in December

Posted by: sue
September 08, 2007, 11:07 PM

Previously we told you the Harry Potter DVDs were to be released later this year in a High Definition format in a special gift box set. The first look at this set is now online via DVDTimes. This special set, which will contain the first five Harry Potter DVDs (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’sContinued...


Store Offering Official WB "Harry Potter" Movie Stills

Posted by: sue
August 17, 2007, 05:12 PM

Many TLC readers owled with news regarding a store from the U.K. that is now offering official Warner Brothers released stills from all five of the Harry Potter films. While these photos have been released by WB previously (as seen in our extensive image galleries), these are now available forContinued...

HP Cast

Harry Potter Actors on UK Film Council Power List

Posted by: sue
August 12, 2007, 02:07 PM

Several actors from the Harry Potter films are on a list from UK Film Council of the “most powerful British film stars and movie-makers in Hollywood today.” The Telegraph reports that the trio, better known as Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Emma Watson (Hermione) and Rupert Grint (RonContinued...

Home Video / DVD

Harry Potter High Def DVD Box Set Due This Year

Posted by: sue
July 17, 2007, 11:31 PM

At the Home Media Expo in Las Vegas, Warner Brothers has now announced that a special five disc box set containing Blu-Ray high definition DVDs of the Harry Potter films will be released this year. While a specific release date was not given, has some details of this set which includeContinued...

Home Video / DVD

Harry Potter DVDs Due in High Definition Format in Fall, 2007

Posted by: sue
June 16, 2007, 11:56 AM

Last year and confirmed in January of this year, we reported that all five of the Harry Potter films would be re-released in a High Definition DVD format some time in 2007. Today, Video Business is reporting that Warner Brothers has stated a late fall release of the Harry Potter filmsContinued...


Cauldron Shop Update: New NECA Action Figures, Marauders Map Banner, and More

Posted by: sue
May 09, 2007, 01:21 PM

For some time we have been telling you about the many new Harry Potter items you can expect to see this spring and summer. Today, the first wave of new products from NECA, who hold the North American license to Harry Potter items, is now available in our Cauldron Shop, yourContinued...


ABC Family Harry Potter Weekend Again

Posted by: sue
April 14, 2007, 08:54 AM

Many of you let us know that cable channel ABC Family is running another "Harry Potter Weekend." Starting today, the popular family station is rebroadcasting Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets two times in a row starting at 3pm (EDT), then tomorrow they will do the same for Harry Potter andContinued...


Sean Biggerstaff Talks "Cashback," Quidditch and Life after Potter

Posted by: sue
February 11, 2007, 09:14 PM

Actor Sean Biggerstaff, known for his role as Gryffindor Quidditch Captain Oliver Wood, is the subject of a new interview in the Scotsman where he discusses landing a part in the Harry Potter films, and what happened as his character was written out of the third movie. Sean relaysContinued...


John Williams Misses Scoring Potter Films

Posted by: sue
January 24, 2007, 10:57 AM

Earlier this month The Chronicle of Higher Education featured a new interview with composer John Williams where he discussed his involvement with scoring the music for the Harry Potter films. Asked why he was unable to score the music for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, John Williams said it due toContinued...


WB to Release Harry Potter High Def DVDs This Year

Posted by: sue
January 08, 2007, 07:50 AM

As long rumored, Warners Brothers has formally announced today that they will be releasing all of the Harry Potter films in a High Definition format DVD this year. While no specific release schedule has yet been stated, fans can expect to see Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry PotterContinued...