Contact Music News reports that Brit director Sir Alan Parker has loudly criticized Christopher Columbus for his handiwork on the first Potter film:
He says, "I like to have creative control and do things my way. It was Americanised. The finance was coming from BURGER KING. They wanted it a certain way."Continued...
Emerson with Mugglenet.com was nice enough to share a letter and photo from Alex Crockford who was hired to portray Charlie Weasley. According to Crockford, he was hired as an extra for PoA so there is no guarantee he will be seen in GoF.
Thank you, Emerson!
Wendy has a terrific collection of autographs and letters from Harry Potter film actor and actresses. The French site Potter World Online links to Wendy's site, and features a letter from Fat Friar actor Simon Fisher-Becker, as well as a photo of James Potter actor Adrian Rawlins and a photo and letter from Grey LadyContinued...
DanRadcliffe.co.uk has a letter posted that the site received from Daniel Radcliffe's father, Alan. The update page (scroll down to October 27th) has the photo of Daniel included with the letter.
DanRadcliffe.com also received a letter from Mr. Radcliffe, and the photograph of Daniel (scroll through their updates to view andContinued...
Chris Rankin will be in the BBC Norfolk offices on Thursday (tomorrow!) between 5:30 and 7 p.m. GMT for a live web chat. Check out more info, including how to take part, here!
Elizabeth wrote in to tell us that a German Magazine has some new POA pics, mixed in with some old.
Check out the trailer for Love, Actually, starring HP3 cast members Emma Thompson and Alan Rickman. Thanks Peter!
As reported here in July, it's been reported to us and others by Nikki, who works for a movie chain, that the HP3 trailer will still show on November 14 attached to Loony Tunes.
Kevin from HP4U.CO.UK wrote to tell us of a recent set report they have up - scroll down to find the October 16th entry. Thanks, Kevin!
Martin Bayfield discusses rugby, his future career and playing Hagrid (he's Robbie Coltrane's body double) in the Harry Potter films.
Digicasey has what appears to be call sheets from the PoA film set back in February. The bottom of the call sheet, under "Costume Fittings- Weasley Cairo Portrait", lists Alex Crockford as Charlie Weasley.
CBBC has a brief piece on the confirmation of Daniel Radcliffe being in the GoF film. It also discusses the return of Matthew Lewis.
Editor's Commentary: Maybe I'm a little behind, but this is the most recent picture I've seen of Matthew Lewis! When did Neville grow up? :)
HPANA has some new photos from the PoA set.
Thanks for the tip, Ella!
Check out their brief interview with Dan.
The Times of Malta has an article on 13 year old Sarah Harrison, who has won a part as an extra in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.