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Julie Walters and the Good Luck Charm

Posted by: Kristin
October 03, 2003, 07:44 AM

This article on the good luck charms of actors and actresses makes mention of Julie Walters - and her rather strange good luck piece.
Thanks to Maryanne for the link!

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Security Cameras Installed at Gloucester Cathedral

Posted by: Kristin
October 03, 2003, 07:31 AM

Gloucester Cathedral has installed security cameras, hoping in the future to catch the (I'm thinking of a word I probably shouldn't use here - use your imagination) who have nothing better to do with their time but vandalize 900 year old churches.
Thanks to Cressida for the link.

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Pestering Michael Gambon

Posted by: Kristin
September 30, 2003, 10:42 PM

From CBBC Newsround:
The actor who plays Professor Dumbledore in the third Harry Potter film, Sir Michael Gambon, has revealed that his new fans won't leave him alone.

Sir Michael said all the attention has changed his life a fair bit, especially since lots of kids have worked out where he lives.

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Warwick Davis

Posted by: Kristin
September 30, 2003, 06:03 AM

Backstage has an interesting article on little people in the movie industry; Warwick Davis is one of the actors discussed.
Thanks to Richard for the link!

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Gambon Discusses Dumbledore

Posted by: Melissa
September 29, 2003, 12:52 PM

Michael Gambon, who debuts as Dumbledore in PoA in 2004, spoke briefly about portraying the famous headmaster.
“Being Dumbledore is a big responsibility.”

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Potter Actors Confirmed for Collectormania

Posted by: Melissa
September 24, 2003, 02:43 PM

Christian Coulson (Tom Riddle), along with Toby Jones (Dobby, in the flesh!), Matthew Lewis (Neville), and James and Oliver Phelps (the twins) will appear at CollectorMania 4 at the Milton Keynes center in Buckhinghamshire on October 3rd through 5th. Other guest stars include Elijah Wood, Andy Serkis,Continued...

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Richard Griffiths on "That Reminds Me"

Posted by: Melissa
September 24, 2003, 02:35 PM

Richard Griffiths, a.k.a. Vernon Dursley, was featured last night on BBC Radio 4's "That Reminds Me." The actor talks about his life and experiences. You can listen to the file here until the end of October. Thanks Sandy, for the link!

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Cuaron Wins Emmy for Fish

Posted by: Melissa
September 22, 2003, 08:48 AM

PoA director, Alfonso Cuaron, joined Dame Maggie Smith as an Emmy winner when he took home the award for Fish. Fish, an advertisement for the Public Broadcasting System, was up against commercials for Volkswagen, Nike, Visa and Pepsi Twist.
Thanks, Sue!

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CoS Wins Best DVD Award

Posted by: Melissa
September 22, 2003, 08:36 AM

CoS took Best DVD at the Disney Channel Kids Awards. There to accept the award were Emma Watson and Tom Felton. The Snitch has some great pictures of the two on stage.
Editor's Note: The page might take a few minutes to load. Once it does, just scroll down for a look at the pics! :) Thanks to everyone who brought thisContinued...

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Maggie Smith, Emmy Winner

Posted by: Melissa
September 21, 2003, 10:56 PM

Thanks to everyone who let us know that Maggie Smith won an Emmy award tonight for her work in HBO's My House in Umbria. Congrats, Big McG!

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Harry's Mum

Posted by: Kristin
September 21, 2003, 09:29 PM

The Times has an interesting 'day in the life' article with Marcia Gresham, Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe's mother. You must register to view, but here are a couple of snippets:
Dan was never desperate to act and I wasn't keen to push him. He's been incredibly lucky. It sounds a cliché, but working onContinued...

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Cuaron Also Up For Emmy

Posted by: Melissa
September 20, 2003, 09:43 PM

PoA director, Alfonso Cuaron, is also in the running for an Emmy.
Thanks, Michelle!

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Professor McGonagall Up For Emmy

Posted by: Melissa
September 20, 2003, 12:53 PM

Dame Maggie Smith (Professor McGonagall) is nominated for this year's Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie Emmy. The Emmys will air this Sunday on Fox.
Thanks, Ibad!

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Flitwick To Appear At MegaCon

Posted by: Melissa
September 17, 2003, 08:09 AM

Warwick Davis, A.K.A. Professor Flitwick, will be a featured guest at MegaCon 2004 in Orlando, Florida.

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Julie Walters Everywhere

Posted by: Melissa
September 16, 2003, 03:59 PM

Julie Walters will appear on tomorrow's Richard and Judy, which starts at 5pm on Channel 4 in the UK only. She'll also be playing the title role in the BBC's The Wife of Bath. Thanks to Jonny M. for the info.

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