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PoA Film

Trio Wins Otto Award and New Interview

Posted by: sue
December 02, 2004, 05:36 AM

Jenna, from let us know about a new award the trio has won from German magazine Bravo. Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint won the "Otto" award. There are scans from the magazine that also show photos of them inside the recent Prisoner of Azkaban DVD launch party, whichContinued...


Australian Bonus PoA DVD

Posted by: sue
November 28, 2004, 09:11 AM

Several readers have let us know that with today's Australian Sun-Herald newspaper, there was a free promotional bonus Prisoner of Azkaban DVD. TLC reader Vicki reports that this bonus DVD includes the International trailer, "The making of" special that aired on television, scenes from the movie, and someContinued...


Happy Birthday Alfonso Cuaron

Posted by: sue
November 28, 2004, 07:35 AM

Today film director Alfonso Cuaron turns 43! Happy Birthday Alfonso!

PoA Film

Oscar Watch: Something Wicked for Your Consideration

Posted by: sue
November 27, 2004, 12:25 PM

Warner Brothers have launched their efforts to get Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban nominated for awards this year including the Oscars. WB now has their Official Awards Site up and running. The campaign is featuring these aspects of the Prisoner of Azkaban film for consideration byContinued...


Cuarón Would "Love" to Return to Direct Later Film; Inks 3-year WB Production Deal

Posted by: Melissa
November 22, 2004, 05:58 AM

More from our DVD launch coverage, this time from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban director Alfonso Cuarón, asked about whether he would return to direct HP 5, 6 or 7:

"Later on if I could I would love to come back and work on another HarryContinued...


Video From PoA DVD Launch

Posted by: sue
November 20, 2004, 08:38 PM

Reuters has a video segment of the Prisoner of Azkaban DVD launch in London. There is video of the trio arriving on the Knight Bus, and some scenes from inside the party. The Hogwarts choir sings a bit of "Toil and Trouble", then there are soundbites with Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Alfonso Cuaron. FinallyContinued...

OotP Film

WB: Director for OotP Not Yet Chosen

Posted by: Melissa
November 19, 2004, 11:28 AM

Two separate WB spokespeople emphatically told TLC today that the info that David Yates has already been chosen as director for OotP is false. Many directors are in the mix and in talks with producers, they said, including Yates. David Heyman told people at last night's DVD launch party that we'll haveContinued...


TLC PoA DVD Launch Party Report Part I

Posted by: Melissa
November 19, 2004, 11:27 AM

By Melissa Anelli for TLC
said it well enough. An accordion Marauder's Map, the first words inside read,
"Daylight will throw more light on a night time encounter," mysterious words that should have been clue enough that we should expect something thrilling.

It started with the soft drinks,Continued...

OotP Film

New Director for OotP Film: David Yates ?

Posted by: sue
November 19, 2004, 05:42 AM

Today, Variety is reporting that a new director has been chosen for the film version of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. According to the article, British director David Yates has been invited to helm the fifth Harry Potter film. While not yet finalised, this news comes just days after a new screenwriter,Continued...


PoA DVD Launch Party: TLC's Report on the Way!

Posted by: Melissa
November 18, 2004, 09:24 PM

Hey all - it's just about 3:10 a.m. here in England but I'm still tap-tapping away at my report of tonight's PoA Launch party, an evening awash with sweets, color and tea leaves. Hang tight, because the details are forthcoming. Tomorrow, we'll have exclusive interviews with David Heyman,Continued...


Goldenberg to Write Script for OotP

Posted by: Melissa
November 17, 2004, 01:27 AM

HP Executive Producer David Heyman told a group of reporters, incluing TLC and MuggleNet, a week ago that writer Michael Goldenberg (Peter Pan) will pen the script for Order of the Phoenix. Heyman says Steve Kloves, who adapted the first four films, made the decision to move on completely on his own, in orderContinued...


Ex-HP Director to Bring Original Rent Cast Members to Silver Screen; Menzel, Rapp, Pascal, Martin Confirmed

Posted by: Melissa
October 28, 2004, 05:54 PM

Some news from the Harry Potter alumni front, as we always follow the careers of those who have been heavily involved in the franchise: Ex-HP director and producer Chris Columbus is accomplishing a rare feat in musical-to-movie adaptationsContinued...

OotP Film

Director Jean-Pierre Jeunet Declines Potter Film

Posted by: Kristin
October 28, 2004, 06:18 AM

French newspaper Le Parisien reports that director Jean-Pierre Jeunet (Amelie) has decided not to take on Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
When asked what future projects he had, he replied "Warner offered me Harry Potter five but I had to decide in two weeks. I've told them 'No,Continued...

OotP Film

AICN: Jean-Pierre Jeunet Contender for OotP Director?

Posted by: Melissa
October 20, 2004, 08:55 AM

Ain't it Cool News ran an article today that implies French director Jean-Pierre Jeunet (Amelie) was has met with WB to discuss directing OotP:

"'Jeunet told us he had today to met Warner's officals to talk about' a little boy who learns magic and flies on a broom" ButContinued...

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