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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

USA Today: "Harry Potter" prevails, wands down

Posted by: sue
December 27, 2007, 08:50 PM

The USA Today has published a Books Year in Review special, and selected “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” as their number one book of the year. In an article titled “Harry Potter prevails, wands down,” the newspaper addresses the various sales records, the pre-release spoilersContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Newsweek Names "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" Best Book of the Year

Posted by: sue
December 16, 2007, 02:04 PM

The end of the year list mania continues as Newsweek magazine has selected "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" as their Best Book of 2007. In an article titled "Wizards, Warmongers and the West Coast," the magazine lists their 15 best books, with the final installmentContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling Nominated as a Great Briton

Posted by: sue
December 15, 2007, 05:40 PM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has been nominated for the Morgan Stanley Great Briton 2007 Awards. Jo is nominated in the Arts category, along with acclaimed actor Sir Ian McKellen and artist Damien Hirst. The Telegraph reports:

The judges described Rowling's "unprecedented global reach" as phenomenalContinued...

Film Awards

Imelda Staunton Receives London Critics Circle Nomination for OotP

Posted by: Edward
December 15, 2007, 12:19 AM

The London Critics Circle have released their nominations for their annual awards ceremony which highlight achievements made in British cinema and by British actors. Actress Imelda Staunton, who portrayed Dolores Umbridge in the “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”Continued...

Film Awards

"Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" Nominated for Broadcast Film Critics Award

Posted by: sue
December 12, 2007, 04:03 AM

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenixhas been nominated for an award given by the Broadcast Film Critics Association. Nominated in the category of “Family Film (live action),” OotP is recognized along with “August Rush,”Continued...

J.K. Rowling

J. K. Rowling Receives 'Woman in Film and Television' Honor

Posted by: Edward
December 07, 2007, 08:09 PM

Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling was honored this past afternoon at the 17th Annual Women in Film and Television Awards held in London, England. The event, which took place over lunch today, ‘recognizes the contribution of women in the U.K. film and TV industries’ and seeks toContinued...

Radcliffe

Dan Radcliffe Receives Award Nomination for "Equus" Performance

Posted by: sue
December 07, 2007, 04:53 PM

Harry Potter actor Dan Radcliffe has been nominated for his performance in the play “Equus” from the Whatsonstage UK theater awards. Dan is nominated in the “London Newcomer of the Year” category. Mr. Radcliffe also received mention for those remarkable publicity photosContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling Named Barbara Walters' "Most Fascinating Person of 2007" (Updated)

Posted by: sue
December 07, 2007, 02:26 AM

Every year, noted television personality and news reporter Barbara Walters hosts her special “10 Most Fascinating People” of the year program. The program, which is due to air here in the States at 10pm tonight, was broadcast earlier in Canada, with Harry Potter authorContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Grammy Nomination for Jim Dale's "Deathly Hallows" Narration

Posted by: sue
December 06, 2007, 07:31 PM

Actor Jim Dale received a Grammy nomination today for his audio recording of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.” Theatermania.com reports Mr. Dale “is up for Best Spoken Word Album for Children,” with the awards due to be presented February 10 at the StaplesContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling Attends British Comedy Awards

Posted by: sue
December 06, 2007, 12:30 PM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling attended the British Comedy Awards last night in London, England. Online reports say that Jo presented actor Stephen Fry (narrator of the UK Harry Potter audio books) with a lifetime achievement award. Host Jonathan Ross also joked with our favorite author when he "cheekilyContinued...

Heyman

Harry Potter Producer David Heyman is One Smart Fellow

Posted by: sue
November 29, 2007, 10:21 PM

"Entertainment Weekly" has released a list of the 50 Smartest People in Hollywood. Seeking to create a list of "of the people who are rocking the industry's world this year, the people with ideas – innovative, creative, dangerous, renegade ideas – who are changing the way movies are made,"Continued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling Wins Writer's Guild Award

Posted by: sue
November 29, 2007, 12:36 AM

The Writer’s Guild of Great Britain recently honored Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling with a special award. The List.co.uk reports that actress Joan Collins presented the award to JKR, which celebrated her Outstanding Contribution to Children’s Writing. Congratulations Jo!

J.K. Rowling

Entertainment Weekly Names J.K. Rowling "Entertainer of the Year"

Posted by: sue
November 23, 2007, 03:39 PM

Entertainment Weekly has named J.K. Rowling their "Entertainer of the Year" for 2007 (cover of new issue with JKR, here).The magazine says the reason they selected the Harry Potter author as their top entertainer was "because she did something very, very hard, and she did it very,Continued...

Biggerstaff

Sean Biggerstaff Wins Bafta Scotland Award

Posted by: sue
November 19, 2007, 12:48 AM

Actor Sean Biggerstaff was named “Best Actor” tonight at the Bafta Scotland awards. Sean, who portrayed Gryffindor Quidditch Captain Oliver Wood in “Sorcerer’s Stone” and “Chamber of Secrets,” won the award for his role in the UK television film “ConsentingContinued...

OotP Film

"Order of the Phoenix" Award Nomination and DVD Trailer News

Posted by: sue
November 10, 2007, 01:03 PM

For those that might have missed it earlier, the trailer for the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix DVD that we showed you previously has now been added to the official WB UK Harry Potter website. You can watch this video at the UK site by clicking where it says trailers, thenContinued...

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