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Daniel Radcliffe Performs at the Oscars (UPDATED)

Posted by: Catherine
February 25, 2013, 08:23 AM

Daniel Radcliffe performed a song and dance with Joseph Gordon Levitt and Seth MacFarlane during the Oscar introduction ceremony. He also presented an award to Lincoln with Kristen Stewart. Movie clips from YouTube can be seen below. There are many clips of Daniel Radcliffe's red carpet interviews that willContinued...

Charity

Harry Potter Stars Raise 1,000 Pounds for National Doodle Day

Posted by: Mel
February 24, 2013, 08:38 PM

As readers may recall, several Harry Potter actors donated doodles for National Doodle Day

, which was February 8th. An auction for the doodles ran on E-bay until February 17th and the doodles made by the Harry Potter actors raised almost £1,000 for the charity:

Doodles drawnContinued...

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Happy Belated Birthday Julie Walters

Posted by: Catherine
February 23, 2013, 03:11 PM

February is quite the month for birthdays! Julie Walters also turned 63 on February 22. Please join us in wishing the actress, who played the amazing Molly Weasley, a very happy birthday! (Thank you Valeria-Johanna for the reminder).

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Tom Felton to attend Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con

Posted by: Catherine
February 22, 2013, 07:31 PM

Tom Felton has been added to the guest list of the Wizard World Comic Con in St. Louis, Missouri. The Wizard World puts on conventions and conferences for all pop-culture media (tv shows, movies, games, social networks, toys, technology, etc.). Tom Felton will be representing the Harry PotterContinued...

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Happy Belated Birthday Alan Rickman

Posted by: Catherine
February 22, 2013, 07:09 PM

Alan Rickman, the beloved actor who played Professor Severus Snape, turned 67 yesterday. Please join us in wishing Mr. Rickman a very happy birthday!

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James and Oliver Phelps joke about signing autographs

Posted by: Catherine
February 20, 2013, 04:56 PM

James and Oliver Phelps enjoyed themselves as they signed autographs at the Harry Potter Exhibition in New York's Time Square. The strangest piece of material they were asked to autograph: a toilet seat. Entertainment Weekly caught up with the twins on their post-Potter lives and theirContinued...

Misc

Warner Bros. Studio Tour Posts "How to Use a Wand" Video

Posted by: Mel
February 18, 2013, 08:43 PM

In honor of "Wand Week" the Warner Bros. Studio Tour posted a video with wand choreographer Paul Harris, which shows you how to use some of the wand movements shown in the Harry Potter films. You can watch here or below. 

Wright

Happy Birthday, Bonnie Wright!

Posted by: Mel
February 18, 2013, 08:40 PM

A belated happy birthday to Bonnie Wright, who turned 22 years old yesterday on February 17th. Many happy returns!

News

Rupert Grint starring in "Super Clyde"

Posted by: Catherine
February 17, 2013, 10:50 AM

Rupert Grint landed a lead role in CBS's new comedy Super Clyde. Grint is playing the role of a fast food worker, Clyde, who never feels like he fit in. With the help of a grand inheritance, Clyde decides to become a super hero. The Hollywood Reporter stated:

Grint will play the title role of Clyde, the well-meaningContinued...

Radcliffe

Dan Radcliffe in OUT Magazine

Posted by: Mel
February 14, 2013, 08:37 PM

A new article about Dan Radcliffe appears in the March issue of OUT magazine. In it, Radcliffe discusses his upcoming film "Kill Your Darlings," as well as touching on if he would rewatch the Harry Potter films:

When he was plucked from obscurity to play the most famous boy in the world, Radcliffe had no formal trainingContinued...

Cover Art

Scholastic Unveils First of Seven New Harry Potter Covers

Posted by: Melissa
February 13, 2013, 09:22 AM

Scholastic revealed today the first of seven new covers for the Harry Potter novels, marking the first time their versions have not featured artwork by series originator Mary GrandPre. The new artist is best selling graphic novelist Kazu Kibuishi (see HI-RES here):

 

According to theContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J. K. Rowling and Lumos Petition to End the Institutionalization of Children

Posted by: Mel
February 12, 2013, 08:58 PM

J. K. Rowling and her charity Lumos are currently asking for your signature on a petition to end the institutionalization of children across the world:

We want to make sure every child in Europe can grow up in a caring family environment. Currently, one million childrenContinued...

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J.K. Rowling receives the 2013 Beacon Award for Philanthropy

Posted by: Catherine
February 12, 2013, 07:24 PM

J.K. Rowling has been rewarded for her excellence in philanthropy and charity work. J.K. Rowling's personal website posted that she received the Beacon Award for Targeted Philanthropy on February 6, 2013. jkrowling.com said: 

On 6 February 2013 J.K. Rowling was awarded TheContinued...

Phelps

James and Oliver Phelps to Appear at Harry Potter: The Exhibition in New York

Posted by: Mel
February 08, 2013, 08:49 PM

James and Oliver Phelps will be meeting fans at Discovery Times Square in New York, which is currently hosting Harry Potter: The Exhibition. The Phelps twins will be there on February 16th, 17th, and 19th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm:

Patrons must buy tickets to Harry Potter:Continued...

Radcliffe

Dan Radcliffe to Appear at the Academy Awards

Posted by: Mel
February 08, 2013, 08:44 PM

Dan Radcliffe will be starring in a special segment during the 85th Academy Awards, which will air on February 24th:

"We were bewildered," says Zadan. "How can you have the biggest franchise in motion-picture history, Harry Potter, and yet no one has ever been on the Oscars? (It) was strange to us.''Continued...

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