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Signed Goblet of Fire Sweepstakes to Benefit Children's Camp

Posted by: Melissa
March 07, 2005, 09:42 PM

August, the New York division of Kiwanis International, an international service
organization devoted to aiding children around the world, will raffle off a
one-of-a-kind American-edition Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
book signed by 27 members of Harry Potter and the GobletContinued...

OotP Film

CBBC Newsround Talks Casting for OotP; Davies Photo

Posted by: sue
March 04, 2005, 12:47 PM

A few days ago we told you that casting had not yet begun for the next film, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Production on that film is scheduled to start in January of 2006. CBBC Newsround now has an article with further information about casting for the fifth film, stating that theContinued...

OotP Film

Rumor "American Actress to Play Lily Potter" False

Posted by: Melissa
March 01, 2005, 09:22 AM

There are rumors going around that according to an Italian magazine OotP director David Yates is considering casting an American actress as Lily Potter in OotP. This is false.
This rumor came up last week and a WB rep instantly shot it down to TLC. Casting is not yet underway on OotP, and GeraldineContinued...

Heyman Interviews

Sci-Fi Wire: No Winky or Dobby Subplot, and more GoF Tidbits from Heyman

Posted by: Melissa
February 28, 2005, 03:02 AM

Sci-Fi Wire published an interview with producer David Heyman detailing some things about GoF:
-The Winky and Dobby subplot has been cut
-The Great Hall was stripped and completely redressed in floor-to-ceiling silver for the Yule Ball filming
-"One piece of information ...Continued...

Happy Birthday Timothy Spall

Posted by: sue
February 27, 2005, 09:17 AM

We would like to say Happy Birthday to actor Timothy Spall (Peter Pettigrew) who is enjoying his 48th birthday today. Cheers!


HP Cast Donates to Help in Tsunami Relief

Posted by: sue
February 24, 2005, 06:49 AM

Members of the Harry Potter cast are opening their closets and donating clothing for a charity fundraiser to help in Tsunami disaster relief efforts. Actor Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) has contributed this autographed Harry Potter Crew T-shirt from the Philosopher's Stone film to be auctioned offContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday Julie Walters

Posted by: sue
February 22, 2005, 06:11 AM

Today Julie Walters (Molly Weasley) is celebrating her 55th birthday. Cheers Julie!


Hurley Rumors Resurface

Posted by: Melissa
February 21, 2005, 11:09 PM

The story has made the rounds and now has gone all the way to the Associated Press, that Elizabeth Hurley has been offered a role in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
As far as we know, nothing has changed from last time, i.e: there is no truth here whatsoever. WB debunked this rumor unprompted, a scarcity, whichContinued...

Actor Birthdays

A Happy Birthday

Posted by: Melissa
February 21, 2005, 05:53 AM

TLC wishes Alan Rickman a very happy 59th birthday today!

HP Cast

Richard Griffiths Wins Olivier Theatre Award

Posted by: sue
February 20, 2005, 05:39 PM

Actor Richard Griffiths (Uncle Vernon Dursley) has won the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award as Best Actor for his performance as Hector in "The History Boys." He was nominated for this prestigious acting award for his work in the theatre this year along with fellow Potter actor Sir Michael GambonContinued...

Biggerstaff Interviews

Sean Biggerstaff Interview

Posted by: sue
February 18, 2005, 10:30 AM

TLC Reader Connie let us know about a new interview with Sean Biggerstaff, who played Gryffindor Quidditch captian Oliver Wood in the first two Potter films. In this interview in the Edinburgh Evening News, the actor, who will be appearing in a new play opening Saturday, talks about not returning to the part in AzkabanContinued...


Maggie Smith News

Posted by: sue
February 17, 2005, 10:54 AM

Maggie Smith (Professor McGonagall) will be lending her acting skills to help raise money for the victims of the tsunami disaster. Dame Maggie Smith will join Dames Judi Dench, Joan Plowright, Helen Mirren, Eileen Atkins and Diana Rigg, along with Sir Antony Sher for an evening of music, drama, and comedy in a charity eventContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday Bonnie Wright

Posted by: sue
February 17, 2005, 10:31 AM

Today actress Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley) is celebrating her 14th birthday. Happy Birthday Bonnie!


GoF Rumor Debunked: No New James and Lily

Posted by: Melissa
February 16, 2005, 05:44 PM

Italian magazine La Gazzetta de Maghi e delle Streghe ('The Gazette of Mages and Witches,' says my rusty Italian), carried a story in its February edition that said that there were to be a new James and Lily Potter in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, actors Romola Garai and Christien AnholtContinued...


Waylett Breaks Wrist

Posted by: Melissa
February 15, 2005, 04:05 PM

HP actor Jamie Waylett said on his online diary (which includes a pic of him in his sling) that he fell off his bike and fractured his wrist. He doesn't seem to be ruling out conspiracies:

John said nobody was near me when I fell....But I'm sure I was pushed....
And I bet it was one of Harry or Ron's friends ;-)

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