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PotterCast TidBit Wrapup: Kids to Return for HP5, says Craig

Posted by: Melissa
August 22, 2005, 05:00 PM

At popular demand, here's a small wrapup of the interview tidbits that were released in the interviews in this week's PotterCast.
-Bonnie Wright spoke about filming movie four and Mike Newell's tendency to explain the big picture and make the very large cast feel part of theContinued...


Jim Dale Says "Hey" from LA

Posted by: Melissa
July 27, 2005, 02:03 PM

Last night, I was lucky enough to see Jim Dale read from the Harry Potter books at Storyopolis on Venura Boulevard. He read a bit from Book Six, then the scene from Prisoner of Azkaban where they won the Quidditch Cup.
He noted that the crowd was comprised mostly of adults - of the 100 or so in attendence, the crowd wasContinued...

Accio Quote!

JKR Interviews Online at Quick Quotes

Posted by: Melissa
July 26, 2005, 11:52 AM

The transcripts of all the recent JKR interviews are now up in full on our Floo Partner, the QQQ: Click here for transcripts, and here for summaries. The hardworking team over there has used the summary page to break down every last piece of info given by JKR in the six interviews she gave leading up to andContinued...

JKR Interviews

THE INTERVIEW with J.K. Rowling, Part 3

Posted by: Melissa
July 22, 2005, 11:54 PM

emersonjomelissathumb.jpgThe final part, finally up. Sorry, guys - turns out there was a miscommunication (mine!) preventing this from getting up. Doi! It's up now. (And hey, it worked out to go up almost exactly a week after the time most of you had just gotten your HBPs and started reading them. So, um. Yes. We meant to do this.Continued...

JKR Interviews


Posted by: Melissa
July 20, 2005, 04:38 PM

emersonjomelissathumb.jpgPart two of THE INTERVIEW, along with part two of the report, is up:
The MuggleNet/TLC Jo Rowling Interview, Part Two
Edinburgh Report, Part Two

Update: Emerson has posted a public apology for use of the word "delusional" over on MuggleNet. He also posted a statement that people really need to read. Vent out yourContinued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

"Ask Jo" Poll Results

Posted by: Melissa
July 08, 2005, 11:15 PM

The "Ask Jo" contest is over, and the points stand thus:
1. theotherhermit, with 20% of the vote
2. RedMane, with 19% of the vote
3. hpmons, with 13% of the vote

The three questions that TLC will definitely ask Jo Rowling on July 16 are, respectively:

- Do memories in a Pensieve reflect reality or the views of the personContinued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

American Editor Levine on HBP: "There are a lot of answers"

Posted by: Melissa
June 16, 2005, 11:06 PM

hbpscholthumb.jpgTLC attended yesterday's unveiling of Scholastic's 30-day countdown clock at its New York City store. Kids from a nearby elementary school gathered around the huge Half-Blood Prince display and answered trivia questions posted to them by Arthur Levine, the main editor of the ScholasticContinued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Fansite Interviews with JKR in the News

Posted by: sue
June 09, 2005, 08:49 AM

With just 36 days go before the release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, the build-up to the big day continues. Today, papers are running two stories about the Leaky/MuggleNet soon-to- come interview with JKR in July at the release of book 6. The AP has a short piece where Emerson from MuggleNetContinued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

The 'Ask Jo' TLC/MuggleNet Contest: Ask Jo a Question!

Posted by: Melissa
June 06, 2005, 11:25 PM

As most of you are aware, on July 16, Emerson of MuggleNet and I will be in Scotland, interviewing Jo Rowling to celebrate the release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. With less than 40 days to go, it's time we get down to business!
We know you're all dying to get a question asked.Continued...

Rankin Interviews

Off to See the Wizard, a Chris Rankin Interview

Posted by: Melissa
March 05, 2005, 12:58 PM

The long-awaited Chris Rankin interview! Enjoy! Click on the link below for the whole interview, and click the pics for larger versions.
By Melissa Anelli for The Leaky Cauldron

On the yellow brick road

How busy has Chris Rankin been since finishing filming on Prisoner of

Busy. Busy. Buuuu-sy.Continued...


2004: The Year in HP: A Leaky Cauldron Review

Posted by: Melissa
December 31, 2004, 06:26 PM

Happy New Year everyone! Because 2005 is going to be such a big year for Harry
fans, we thought now was a good time to look back at 2004, which
wasn't too shabby either where we're concerned. Editor Sue scoured our archives
and found all our 2004 highlights, so we hope you enjoy this littleContinued...

HP Cast

Launch Party Report 2: Matt Lewis and Alfie Enoch Chat It Up

Posted by: Melissa
December 04, 2004, 12:50 PM

(Click each pic for larger version)

Every once in a while an interview comes along where little to no real interviewing
happens. Sometimes the interview subjects launch into such natural, relaxed
conversation that the best thing any reporter can do is sit back, press "record"


Exclusive: TRL's Goblet of Fire Contest Winner Chats to TLC

Posted by: Melissa
November 29, 2004, 02:44 AM

Today on MTV's Total Request Live, barring last-minute scheduling changes, we expect a report from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire featuring TRL's contest winner and his week on the set. TLC spoke with the lucky winner in July, the night before he flew off to start hisContinued...


Heyman: Goldenberg Tried Out for Philosopher's Stone

Posted by: Melissa
November 24, 2004, 09:40 AM

Below is our last interview bit from Harry Potter Producer David Heyman at the Prisoner of Azkaban DVD launch, where TLC asked him about Michael Goldenberg, the new screenwriter for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix:

TLC: What led you to Goldenberg?
Heyman: Michael is someone whoContinued...


Heyman: Cocker to Play Weird Sister

Posted by: Melissa
November 22, 2004, 07:31 PM

jarviscocker.jpgHarry Potter Producer David Heyman told us at the DVD launch that singer/songwriter Jarvis Cocker (seen at left) will not only be creating some music for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - he will be appearing at the Yule Ball as a member of the popular wizarding group, The Weird Sisters.

"The Weird Sisters,Continued...