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Charlotte Church Almost Got Part of Hermione in Movies

Posted by: Melissa
June 12, 2003, 01:11 PM

According to the CBBC, famed teen singer Charlotte Church said she almost got the part of Hermione in the Harry Potter movies but it was decided she was too old.

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Vanessa Redgrave Wins Tony over Fiona Shaw

Posted by: Melissa
June 08, 2003, 10:16 PM

HP movie actress Fiona Shaw (Petunia Dursley) did not win the Tony Award this evening; she was nominated for playing the title role in Medea, but Vanessa Redgrave was awarded for her turn in Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey Into Night. Having seen both performances, I think it's worthwhileContinued...

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Vanity Fair - The grown up pose

Posted by: Melissa
June 04, 2003, 06:59 PM

And here, thanks to rupertgrint.net (or see the same photo at danielradcliffeexposed.com), the trio's Grown Up Pose, which may be featured in next month's Vanity Fair.

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Movie Trio Posing in Vanity Fair

Posted by: Melissa
June 04, 2003, 04:15 PM

According to HELLO, the upcoming It's Totally Raining Teens of Vanity Fair will have the movie trio striking a "grown-up pose".
Hmmm.......

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Radcliffe Has Grown 8 inches since Sorcerer's Stone

Posted by: Melissa
June 04, 2003, 09:07 AM

In today's CBBC "Celeb Gossip" daily update, they report that Dan Radcliffe has grown 8 inches since he filmed the first movie.

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Potter Filming On Schedule Says WB

Posted by: Melissa
June 04, 2003, 09:05 AM

WB has told CBBC Newsround that they are most definitely on schedule with filming. No delays here.

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Gollum Beats Dobby at the MTV Movie Awards

Posted by: Melissa
June 03, 2003, 12:51 PM

Check out a full list of the MMA winners. The awards ceremony will air on MTV on June 5.

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John Williams to Score PoA

Posted by: Melissa
June 03, 2003, 08:13 AM

Despite previous reports, the Boston Globe today states that John Williams has signed on to write the score to Prizoner of Azkaban. According to the article, Williams only supervised music from the first two films:

Conductor-composer extraordinaire John Williams has signed on to write the score for the next Harry PotterContinued...

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Future Films to Avoid Scottish Highlands

Posted by: Melissa
June 03, 2003, 08:07 AM

It appears that the rain and bugs have been too much for the cast of the Potter movies. Much of the big set has had to be moved indoors back in London and it sounds like future movies might be filmed elsewhere.
The Express also chimes in - here's some interesting highlights

Heavy rainfall has made accessContinued...

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Alan Parker Originally Approached to Direct Sorcerer's Stone

Posted by: Melissa
June 03, 2003, 08:02 AM

According to this article in the Guardian, Alan Parker, known for his recent film "The Life of David Gale" as well as "The Commitments", "Fame", and "Shoot the Moon", reveals he was originally approached to direct the first Potter film:

Parker, whoContinued...

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Countingdown Azkaban Set Report

Posted by: Melissa
May 31, 2003, 09:55 AM

CountingDown.com has a set report and some pics of Emma, Dan and Hagrid's Hut.

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Watson "Seen" at Teen Bender

Posted by: Melissa
May 29, 2003, 05:11 PM

It was bound to happen. As the actors from the Harry Potter movies get older, the media will start catching them in teen situations and blow them out of portion. Here's the first - Emma Watson at a party where underage alcohol is being served so says the Oxford Herald.

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New Prisoner of Azkaban set pics

Posted by: Melissa
May 27, 2003, 03:57 PM

DigiCasey.com has some excellent new closeups of Hagrid's Hut under construction. These appear to be the hi-res versions that RexFeatures took.

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Lockhart/Branagh Weds in Secret

Posted by: Melissa
May 27, 2003, 03:49 PM

According to the BBC, actor Kenneth Branagh who played Gilderoy Lockhart in the recent "Chamber of Secrets" movie secretly married his sweetheart, Lindsay Brunnock.

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Peter Best Plays MacNair

Posted by: Melissa
May 24, 2003, 10:28 PM

Thanks to MuggleNet for pointing us to the DarkHorizons report today stating that actor Peter Best has gotten the "small" role of Walden MacNair, the executioner of Buckbeak.
However very little is known about the actor and we're currently seeking information on him including a picture.

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