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No Cho Chang in PoA

Posted by: Melissa
May 23, 2003, 11:12 AM

Alas, according to Newsround the role of Cho Chang is joining Oliver Wood as a no-show in the next movie. No love for Harry until Goblet of Fire.


Azkaban Release Date

Posted by: Melissa
May 23, 2003, 09:53 AM

We've just received a release that confirms the rumored date of June 4, 2004 for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban's release date. Now, this came through the US instead of the UK, and confirmation with WB is still pending, but this is the first official anything we've received on that date. So pencil inContinued...


The New Dumbledore - a look at Michael Gambon in costume

Posted by: Melissa
May 23, 2003, 07:52 AM

The Sun seems to be back on track with legit news - in this morning's paper they have a picture of Michael Gambon on the set of PoA - complete with a beard-brella to keep his shaggy whiskers dry.
Not a good picture for seeing how he will actually look...but it's the first picture we'veContinued...


PoA Hut and Gatehouse Pics

Posted by: Melissa
May 21, 2003, 03:18 PM

Thanks VERY much to Kizzibee from FictionAlley for going to the PoA set and coming back with these pics of Hagrid's hut and what looks like the gatehouse where the dementors reside:


Hut (2)

The gatehouse


CoS DVD Mixed Up with Exorcist?

Posted by: Melissa
May 21, 2003, 09:58 AM

Movie site Empire Online reports that a father bought the Chamber of Secrets movie for his 5-year old daughter and it ended up being The Exorcist. Sounds suspicious but, if true....even *I* had nightmares from that movie.


Buckbeak Makes an Appearance in Glencoe

Posted by: Melissa
May 19, 2003, 05:37 PM

Sandra emailed us this article from a local paper in Glencoe with some great details about the filming:

Warner Brothers has been inundated with requests from kids and parents to be extras on set during the location shoot in the gloomy glen.

Warner Brothers’ spokeswoman Vanessa Davies said yesterday: “WeContinued...


Azkaban Update at the BBC

Posted by: Melissa
May 19, 2003, 12:41 PM

The BBC has an update about Azkaban filming at Glencoe over the weekend. Rain has been hampering progress over the past week.

Hagrid's hut has been built and there is a smallish castle structure too, says one local councillor.


Hagrid and Fang: A Boy and his Dog

Posted by: Melissa
May 19, 2003, 11:36 AM

According to today's Daily Star & Daily Express papers, Hagrid actor Robbie Coltrane has settled in nicely with the 12-stone neopolitan mastiff named Luigi, playing the role of Fang.

Daily Star
Luigi, a 12-stone Neapolitan mastiff, has finally taken the lead role alongside Coltrane after playing back-upContinued...

Actor Interviews

Transcript of the BBC Interviews

Posted by: Leaky
November 29, 2002, 09:59 PM

Newsround has put up a transcript of the Thursday afternoon interview session with Tom Felton, Shirley Henderson, Bonnie Wright and Christian Coulson. They've also uploaded snapshots from the webchat session - all sorts of things we didn't see in the chat itself!

Thanks, Newsround, from all the people who'veContinued...

Actor Interviews

An Early Holiday Gift from the BBC

Posted by: Leaky
November 27, 2002, 06:18 AM

Newsround just emailed us to let us know that tomorrow, Thursday, 28 Nov November, they're going to have a webchat lined up with Tom Felton, Bonnie Wright, Shirley Henderson and Christian Coulson. Its at 5:35 pm UK time, and there's more information to be found here. Newsround will post it to their archivesContinued...

Isaacs on Malfoy

Posted by: Melissa
November 01, 2002, 09:41 AM

Thanks BM, for a link to a article in which Jason Isaacs discusses Malfoy - very amusingly. Quotage:

"My first day [on set] was going to Quidditch," Isaacs said in a phone interview from Australia, where he's filming a live-action Peter Pan (playing Captain Hook and Mr. Darling). "I was sitting in theContinued...

The Leaky Cauldron can exclusively

Posted by: Melissa
September 09, 2002, 07:07 PM

The Leaky Cauldron can exclusively confirm that - ta da - the entire new trailer will be premiered during the new show "Family Affair" on the WB on Thursday night - check local listings, one assumes. The trailer will be satellite-fed out right after, so expect local newscasts and entertainment 'zineContinued...


Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's

Posted by: Leaky
January 10, 2002, 07:57 PM

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone has been nominated for best film by the Producer's Guild of America. The 13th Producer's Guild awards will be handed out March 3.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is number one on Newsday's list of best selling books for the week. In addition, Prisoner ofContinued...

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