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J.K. Rowling Speaks Out on MS Treatments

Posted by: sue
February 28, 2007, 07:10 AM

Author J.K.Rowling is speaking out again on an issue near and dear to her, Multiple Sclerosis, and the potential loss of access to a drug which helps fight in the battle against this disease. Jo, who is a patron of MS Society Scotland, is protesting a proposal by the Scottish Medicines Consortium which feelsContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Accio Quote! Update: Nine Older Interviews with J.K.Rowling Now Online

Posted by: sue
February 26, 2007, 07:43 PM

As we get closer to the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, it is fitting that we still continue to discover and enjoy older interviews with author J.K.Rowling that may help us gain some additional insight into the Harry Potter books (or at least provide some nuggetsContinued...

Radcliffe Interviews

Dan Radcliffe: JKR says Dumbledore in "Deathly Hallows" was "Giving Me a lot of Trouble"

Posted by: sue
February 10, 2007, 09:20 PM

A second in depth interview with actor Dan Radcliffe is now online tonight, where the young actor discusses his role as Harry Potter as well as his performance in the upcoming production of "Equus.There are also some very interesting comments on a conversationContinued...

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Older Video of J.K.Rowling Speech Talking Book Seven

Posted by: sue
February 09, 2007, 06:52 PM

Dissendium.com has unearthed rare video of a speech author J.K. Rowling gave several years ago, where she briefly discusses Harry turning 17 and doing magic outside of Hogwarts, and what that may mean for Dudley in Book Seven. You can see this video here. (note poor audio quality) If you areContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Lucky Number Seven and the Harry Potter Series

Posted by: sue
December 30, 2006, 10:01 PM

As this year winds to an end and we now have a title for the last Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, there are several news articles online tonight all focusing on a potential release of Book Seven in 2007.
The Observer has a new profile of Jo, in an opinion piece titled "Continued...

Cuaron Interviews

Alfonso Cuaron Interview Mentions Ties Between PoA Film and HBP; Expresses Interest in "Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: sue
December 26, 2006, 01:11 PM

Prisoner of Azkaban director Alfonso Cuaron has given a new interview with SFGate.com where he mentions again his interest in possibly returning to helm a Harry Potter movie. Echoing previous reports, Mr. Cuaron says he recently spoke as wellContinued...

Filmmaker Interviews

Cuaron and Del Toro Talk the Death of Harry Potter

Posted by: sue
December 19, 2006, 09:41 AM

Film director Guillermo Del Toro and Prisoner of Azkaban director Alfonso Cuaron have given a new interview to Slash Film where they discuss the outcome of the Harry Potter novels, and the fate of Harry in Book Seven. Mr. Del Toro (who originally turned down the opportunity to direct the thirdContinued...

Book Awards

"Half-Blood Prince" Wins Scottish Book Award; JKR Sends Thank You Message

Posted by: sue
November 27, 2006, 11:06 PM

A few weeks ago, we first told you that Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince had been nominated for a Scottish Children's Book Award. Those awards have now been announced, and Half-Blood Prince was declared the winner in the "Younger readers-8-12 years" category.Continued...

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J.K. Rowling Video: Snake Lore May Play Role in Book Seven

Posted by: Melissa
November 09, 2006, 11:48 AM

Our partners at Accio Quote, the one-stop for J.K. Rowling quotes, have a find from all the way back in 2000 to share: an old and very rarely seen Web video of Stephen Fry interviewing J.K. Rowling on the occasion of book four's release, now in our Harry Potter video gallery, in whichContinued...

JKR Interviews

"60 Minutes" Video Interview with J.K. Rowling Now Online

Posted by: sue
October 26, 2006, 07:45 AM

Back in October of 2002, Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling was featured on the news magazine program "60 Minutes." This interview is now online at Yahoo, and while this is an older piece with JKR, it is a good opportunity to watch a rare video interview with our favorite author.Continued...

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J.K. Rowling to Reflect on "The Royle Family"

Posted by: sue
October 24, 2006, 07:21 PM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling will be among the celebrities who reflect and pay tribute to the BBC Comedy series "The Royle Family" in a new special to air on BBC One Sunday, October 29 at 10:15pm . Thanks Andy!
Update: The Independent has the comments from Jo now online, here.

J.K. Rowling

Plaque Installed Outside Harry's "Birthplace" in Edinburgh

Posted by: sue
October 10, 2006, 09:01 AM

Here is a followup today regarding the story we told you about last December, where a plaque was to be placed outside the cafe where Jo wrote parts of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. The Scotsman now has an article and photo of this plaque, which has been placed outside theContinued...

JKR Interviews

J.K.Rowling Video Clip Features More on Hagrid and Robbie Coltrane

Posted by: sue
September 25, 2006, 10:43 AM

Yesterday, we first told you that there was to be a special on ITV featuring actor Robbie Coltrane who portrays Hagrid in the Harry Potter films. Author J.K. Rowling was interviewed for this special and the video clip of her segment is now online at the Snitch. In the clip, JoContinued...

Coltrane Interviews

J.K. Rowling Comments on Hagrid and Robbie Coltrane for ITV Special

Posted by: sue
September 24, 2006, 08:49 AM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is among those interviewed for a special to be broadcast tonight on ITV about actor Robbie Coltrane. Robbie will be the guest for a personal, indepth interview on the South Bank Show where the actor discusses depression, fame, working with actressContinued...

News

Rumor: JKR Says Book Seven "up to about 750 pages"

Posted by: sue
September 08, 2006, 05:26 PM

Update: We've confirmed that Jo was there and that she did speak informally with reporters. Whether she actually said 750 pages...we'll see!
A UK tabloid is reporting a new quote from J.K. Rowling regarding the length so far of Book Seven. As seen in "The Ticket" column of The Mirror,Continued...