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J.K. Rowling

Coming to a Galaxy Near You, It's Asteroid Rowling!

Posted by: sue
July 14, 2006, 07:18 PM

Here is a story that Professor Sinistra would be proud of: our favorite author J.K. Rowling now has an asteroid named in her honor. This galactic news was unveiled earlier this year, as TLC reader Bandersnatch let us know the International Astronomical Union named asteroid # 43844 after the HarryContinued...

Film Awards

Goblet of Fire Wins Three DVD Awards

Posted by: sue
July 12, 2006, 07:13 AM

The Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire DVD won three awards yesterday at ceremonies held in Las Vegas. At the Home Entertainment Awards, Goblet of Fire was recognised as having "DVD Extras of the Year From a Major Studio" for the two disc set/special edition of the film. GoF was also namedContinued...


Walters, Driving Lessons Honored at Moscow Film Festival

Posted by: Melissa
July 06, 2006, 11:21 AM

Actress Julie Walters (Mrs. Weasley) received the Best Actress Award at the 28th annual Moscow International Film Festival on Sunday for her work in "Driving Lessons," also starring Rupert Grint. The film also took the Festival's Special Prize for best picture. CongratulationsContinued...


Director David Yates Nominated for Emmy Award

Posted by: sue
July 06, 2006, 10:39 AM

New Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix director David Yates has been nominated for an Emmy Award for his work on "The Girl in the Cafe." David was nominated as "Best Director " for his work on the film, which is currently airing here in the States on HBO. You can see recentContinued...

Film Awards

SyFy Genre Award Noms for Dan, Emma, and GoF

Posted by: sue
June 27, 2006, 07:48 PM

The SyFy Genre Award nominations were announced today, and Goblet of Fire received several nominations. Dan Radcliffe (Harry) was nominated as "Best Actor," while Emma Watson (Hermione) was recognized in the "Best Actress" category. Both Emma and Dan were nominated in the "BestContinued...


GoF Nominated for Teen Choice Award

Posted by: Melissa
June 17, 2006, 12:15 PM

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire has been nominated for a Teen Choice 2006 award, in the category, "Choice Movie - Drama." its competition is Flight Plan, Pride & Prejudice, Take the Lead, Goal! and Walk the LIne. Voting is open now, and continues until August 11. The awards ceremony willContinued...


Leaky and Potter Fans At the Webbys

Posted by: Melissa
June 14, 2006, 08:06 AM

On Monday night, John Noe and I went to the Webby Awards, the "Oscars of the Net," to represent you all and pick up the People's Voice award for best Celebrity/Fan site; it was the first time a fan site has taken home a Webby and we were unbelievably thrilled to do it. We've uploaded pics inContinued...


Goblet of Fire Wins Golden Trailer Award

Posted by: sue
June 13, 2006, 12:12 PM

The trailer for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire was named winner in the "Best Animation/Family" category at the seventh annual Golden Trailer Awards. These awards honor movie trailers which they feel are " works of art in their own right, expertly blending elements of cinema andContinued...


Tony! Tony!

Posted by: Melissa
June 11, 2006, 08:10 PM

Frances de la Tour (Madame Maxime) has just been awarded a Tony award for Best Featured Actress in a Play ("The History Boys"). Stay tuned for more Harry Potter cast member news from the 60th annual Tony Awards!
UPDATE: We have now added photos from the Tonys to our galleries! Check them out here.

UPDATE #2: Richard GriffithsContinued...


Fiennes, de la Tour, Dale Theater Clips Available Online

Posted by: Melissa
June 09, 2006, 10:47 AM

The official website for the Tony Awards has a gallery of video clips of past and present nomineees. The clips include scenes from nominated performances and shows as well as backstage interviews. Of interest to Potter fans will be the interviews wih Jim Dale (narrator, U.S. audiobooks) andContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling Voted Greatest Living British Author

Posted by: Melissa
June 07, 2006, 10:18 PM

As we told you in March, The Book Magazine, a quarterly pulication launched this year, ran an online poll to select the greatest living British writers. J.K. Rowling tops the list, with three times the number of votes as the second-place author, Terry Pratchett. Others in the top 20 include A.S.Continued...


Emma Thompson, Imelda Staunton at UK Glamour Awards

Posted by: sue
June 07, 2006, 05:13 PM

Last night, actress Emma Thompson was awarded the UK Glamour Women of the Year award, as "Film-Maker of the Year." Also attending this award ceremony was her new co-star in Order of the Phoenix, actress Imelda Staunton. You can see some good photos of the actresses who play ProfessorContinued...

HP Cast

New Photos of Dan, Emma, and Rupert from Bravo Awards

Posted by: sue
May 30, 2006, 09:05 AM

Page from let us know she has some nice new photos of the Trio winning their recent Bravo "Otto" Awards. You can see some good high res photos of Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Emma Watson (Hermione), and Rupert Grint (Ron) on the set of Hogwarts, holding these awardsContinued...


Jim Dale Receives Equity Award

Posted by: Melissa
May 28, 2006, 06:00 PM

Jim Dale has been selected to recieve a Richard Seff Award from The Actors' Equity Foundation. The award, which is granted annually, recognizes "a female and male character actor, 50 years of age or older, for the best performance in a supporting role in a Broadway or off-Broadway production." Mr. DaleContinued...


Dale, Griffiths, de la Tour Win Drama Desk Awards

Posted by: Melissa
May 22, 2006, 01:14 PM

We told you when the Drama Desk nominations were announced. The Awards were presented yesterday at Lincoln Center in New York, and the winners included Potter audiobook narrator Jim Dale, Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical, for "The Threepenny Opera;" Richard Griffiths (Uncle Vernon),Continued...

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