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US "Order of the Phoenix" Premiere Today in Los Angeles

Posted by: Edward
July 08, 2007, 04:20 PM

Later today, the US premiere for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix will take place at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles, California. As we reported the other day, film stars Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and Imelda Staunton are confirmed to attend the event alongContinued...

OotP Film

"Order of the Phoenix" Review Round Up

Posted by: Edward
July 08, 2007, 03:45 PM

The first review of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix was released via The Times little more than a week ago, and now more papers are following, publishing their reviews of the film.

A three and a half (out of four) star review comes from Peter Travers of Rolling Stone Magazine who writes an excellentContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Security Measures High in Australia for "Deathly Hallows" Release

Posted by: Edward
July 08, 2007, 02:47 PM

Australian newspaper, The Age, has an interesting article online where it talks about the security measures put into place to guard the last Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, and one of the high security locations where the is being printed. Andrew Hawkins, publicityContinued...


Verdict Delivered In Snape Trial

Posted by: Edward
July 08, 2007, 03:45 AM

The defense built him up and the prosecution tore him down. Severus Snape went on trial today in the Leaky Lounge for the murder of Hogwarts Headmaster Albus Dumbledore. Witnesses took the stand, the prosecution and defense questioned, Rita Skeeter reported, the Judge oversaw, and late this afternoon the case wasContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Five Ways to End Harry Potter

Posted by: Melissa
July 08, 2007, 03:30 AM

The New York Times has published a special five-piece opinion section asking several authors and an artist to write/draw about how they think Harry Potter should end. The contributors, Damon Lindelof (“Lost” head writer), Meg Cabot (novelist), Larry Doyle (former “The Simpsons” writer and currentContinued...

Staunton Interviews

LA Times Profile of Imelda Staunton

Posted by: Edward
July 08, 2007, 02:43 AM

The Los Angeles Times has a lengthy profile of Imelda Staunton, the actress who plays Professor Dolores Umbridge in the latest Harry Potter film, Order of the Phoenix. Playing a character Stephen King described as “the greatest make-believe villain to come along since Hannibal Lecter,” Mrs. StauntonContinued...

Reminder: LeakyMug in LA on July 9!

Posted by: Melissa
July 07, 2007, 11:52 PM

Hey all: Just a quick reminder that this Monday we’ll be having a live LeakyMug taping in Los Angeles at 5 p.m. in Borders Bookstore, Westwood. This is the same place where we hosted a LeakyMug in September – please note the time change from July 8 to July 9.The address is:

Borders Books and Music1360Continued...

Watson Interviews

Emma Watson in this Weekend's 'Parade Magazine'

Posted by: Edward
July 07, 2007, 10:01 PM

Parade Magazine continues its coverage of the stars of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix with a new interview with Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) that appears in this Sunday’s upcoming issue, which is carried in many Sunday newspapers around the country. In the article Emma discusses theContinued...

OotP Film

US TV Appearances Galore for "Harry Potter" Trio

Posted by: Edward
July 07, 2007, 08:53 PM

Actors Dan Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint will all be making the rounds on American talk shows this upcoming week to promote Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix which gets released in theaters July 11th. Here is a rundown of their upcoming appearances (now in an easier to follow format):Continued...


Docket Number: 777 - Trial of Severus Snape

Posted by: Edward
July 07, 2007, 02:39 PM

You are invited to witness the trial of Severus Snape!

Professor Severus Snape has been charged with the murder of Headmaster Albus Dumbledore and will stand to face the charges against him beginning at 10:40am EST today in our own Leaky Lounge. It’ll be the trial of the decade! Watch as the trialContinued...

JKR Interviews

Video from JKR's Appearance on Jonathan Ross Program Now Online

Posted by: Edward
July 07, 2007, 05:55 AM

As we have been reporting, author J. K. Rowling was interviewed on the Jonathan Ross program earlier today. Thanks to Roonwit, we now have the complete interview available to view in our Video Galleries!

During the interview Jo discusses the past seventeen years she has spent with the boy wizard,Continued...


"Order of the Phoenix" Composer Nicholas Hooper Interviewed

Posted by: Edward
July 07, 2007, 04:30 AM features an audio interview with Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix composer Nicholas Hooper. A longtime fan of the books, Mr. Hooper brought that knowledge to the table and worked closely with Order of the Phoenix director David Yates when composing the score. He goesContinued...

OotP Film

Official List of "Order of the Phoenix" LA Premiere Attendees

Posted by: Edward
July 07, 2007, 01:05 AM

The US premiere for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is set to take place this upcoming Sunday, July 8 in Los Angeles, California at famed Grauman’s Chinese Theatre and Warner Bros. has sent over the official list of guests scheduled to attend the event. Here is a list of confirmedContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Documentary on J. K. Rowling Scheduled to be Broadcast this Winter

Posted by: Edward
July 06, 2007, 10:19 PM

More J. K. Rowling news comes today from the Sun Newspaper who is reporting that unprecedented access has been given to RDF Media for a ‘fly-on-the-wall documentary’ thought to air on UK television station ITV1. According to the article, the program has been in productionContinued...

OotP Film

Preview of the ITV1 "Behind the Magic" Special

Posted by: Edward
July 06, 2007, 04:52 PM

ITV has let us know of a special preview clip now posted online from the upcoming ‘Behind the Magic” special that will broadcast this Saturday. In the clip, program presenter Ben Shephard, takes a short tour of Leavesden Studios, where the Harry Potter movies are filmed and talks with StuartContinued...

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