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Fans

Watch We Are Wizards Online

Posted by: sue
July 17, 2009, 09:06 PM

While we have seen this film streamed online several times before, thanks to Snagfilms for letting us know fans can watch the We Are Wizards documentary again in full online at this link. Enjoy!
Update: As noted by the many complaints below, this appears to be only available to viewers in the US alas.
Thanks Andie!

DH Film

Followup: Nicholas Hooper Confirms He Will Not Score Deathly Hallows

DH Film
Posted by: sue
July 16, 2009, 01:41 PM

Several days ago we first told you Harry Potter producer David Heyman publicly stated the rumors were true and they were in talks with legendary composer John Williams about returning to score Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Quotage: "We have talkedContinued...

Wizard Rock

USA Today Features Wizard Rock

Posted by: sue
July 16, 2009, 07:53 AM

As part of their coverage for the release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, USA Today has a new article online featuring Wizard Rock. In this article (print version is half the page) you can see four bands profiled: The Remus Lupins, The Whomping Willows, Draco and the Malfoys and Harry and the Potters.Continued...

HBP Film

Soundtrack for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Now Available

Posted by: sue
July 14, 2009, 04:09 PM

The soundtrack for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince composed by Nicholas Hoooper is now available at retailers everywhere and on iTunes. As announced previously, if you purchase the actual CD of the music, you will receive "free digital download of the soundtrack in 5.1Continued...

DH Film

David Heyman on Possible Return of John Williams to Score Deathly Hallows Films

DH Film
Posted by: sue
July 14, 2009, 03:09 AM

Harry Potter producer David Heyman was in Los Angeles last night for an event held at an Apple store where he took some questions from fans. Reader Richard asked the producer about legendary John Williams and a possible return to score Harry Potter and the DeathlyContinued...

Fans

New York City Wrocks!

Posted by: sue
July 11, 2009, 11:00 AM

With New York City the site of the recent US premiere of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, the local press has also focused on the flourishing fan community in the big apple. As in so many cities around the world, NYC has a very large fan group called The Group Who Shall Not Be Named. This dedicated and very energeticContinued...

HBP Film

Half-Blood Prince Composer Nicholas Hooper Talks Style and Score in New Interview

Posted by: Edward
July 07, 2009, 10:57 PM

The Los Angeles Times Hero Complex Blog recently spoke with Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince soundtrack composer Nicholas Hooper, who spoke about his role and influence in creating the music for the sixth film.  Having worked with film director David YatesContinued...

Music

Score Fit for a Prince

Posted by: sue
July 03, 2009, 07:56 PM

For weeks now we've been reporting on previews and clips of the upcoming soundtrack to Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Tonight, Fandango.com has a press preview video online of a behind the scenes look at the rehearsal and recording of the score to HBP composed by Nicholas Hooper. At this link,  (scroll down to pressContinued...

HBP Film

Preview of Soundtrack for Harry Potter and Half-Blood Prince Set for UK Classic FM

Posted by: sue
June 27, 2009, 11:23 PM

Classic FM in the UK is set to air a special preview of the soundtrack to Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. TLC reader Joanne let us know the station will air the score by Nicholas Hooper for the sixth Harry Potter film on Saturday 4th July from 9am GMT duringContinued...

HBP Film

Audio Previews of the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Soundtrack Now Online

Posted by: sue
June 19, 2009, 08:07 PM

We have a bit of a treat tonight, as fans can now preview the soundtrack for the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince through ring tones. If you go to this link to Virgin Mobile, then select a phone, you can type in "Harry Potter" in the search box, and willContinued...

PotterCast

Rock with PotterCast Friday for the 500th Harry and the Potters Show in Norwood, MA!

Posted by: Melissa
June 17, 2009, 05:22 PM

Friday marks the beginning of the PotterCast tour (go to the bottom of this post for all the info as well as a way to get huge MyLeaky points for helping us get the word out), and it could not be on a more special note: We are honored to be part of Harry and theContinued...

HBP Film

New Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Soundtrack Preview on Relaunched Official Website

Posted by: sue
June 17, 2009, 07:42 AM

Check it out! Warner Bros has revealed a newly redesigned website for the UK Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. New are background photos, and a host of posters, especially this of Harry and Ginny looking intently at each other, this of Ron and LavenderContinued...

HBP Film

Soundtrack for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Due July 7, 2009

Posted by: sue
May 03, 2009, 03:15 PM

Amazon has updated their website to indicate the score to Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince composed by Nicholas Hooper will be available for purchase on July 7th, 2009. With pre-orders currently available here in our Cauldron Shop, the CD is listed at $15.98 (USD), howeverContinued...

PotterCast

PotterCast Follows The Prince: Summer Tour 2009 with The Remus Lupins and The Whomping Willows

Posted by: sue
April 09, 2009, 05:48 PM

Question: What do a Werewolf, a Willow Tree, a burrito, a bottle of Pellegrino, a cup of coffee, and a mug of beer have in common? Answer: A summer of podcasting and wizard rock fun aka the PotterCast Lupins Willows North American Tour 2009!  We areContinued...

Doyle

Composer Patrick Doyle Talks "Goblet of Fire" Score in New Interview

Posted by: Edward
April 03, 2009, 09:20 PM

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire film composer Patrick Doyle has given an interview to InTheNews.co.uk in which he briefly discusses his work on the fourth Harry Potter film.  Sitting down to talk about the upcoming concert highlighting the many film scores performed by the LondonContinued...

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