Archive for January, 2004

Casting Call for Viktor Krum

Jan 28, 2004

Posted by: SueTLC

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Casting will be underway this week for the role of Viktor Krum in “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”. Starting in the Bulgarian city of Sofia, producers are hoping to find the right young man to play the Quidditch player and love interest for Hermione Granger.

Eragon: A Match for HP?

Jan 28, 2004

Posted by: Melissa Anelli

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Eragon scribe Christopher Paolini, asked by US News & World Report how his title character would fare in a duel against Harry, said Eragon would win because “he’s got a dragon on his side.” The article says Eragon, an impressive first effort from Paolini, who wrote it when he was 15, just took Harry Potter …read more!

Optic Firm to help with f/x on GOF

Jan 27, 2004

Posted by: SueTLC

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UK optical firm Graham Coates is making parts to be used as special effects for the movie “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”. One part has already been sent out,with more to follow. Editors Note:We are not certain that this has anything to do with ‘Mad-eye Moody’, but it is encouraging to know that …read more!

This Just In! Anelli Set Report Translated into 87 Different Languages!

Jan 27, 2004

Posted by: KristinTLC

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OK, maybe not 87, but we just received notice that Harry fans can now also read Melissa’s set report in Portuguese, courtesy of Harry Potter o Filme, and in French, courtesy of La Gazette du Sorcier. Thanks to G.V. and to Pruneau for their work! UPDATE: Jonas of the German Site HP-Fans sent us a …read more!

TLC: ┬┐Emma, llevas puesto el giratiempo?

Jan 26, 2004

Posted by: KristinTLC

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Mundo Harry Pottiense has translated TLC’s set visit into Spanish. In addition, Dutch visitors can read about the visit at Potter site HPFunSite.com. Our thanks to both Vanessa and Jeroen for their wonderful translations!

A NY Times full of Harry

Jan 25, 2004

Posted by: Melissa Anelli

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In addition to the article about traveling to locations from the Harry Potter movies and books, the NY Times makes at least two mentions of Harry Potter in today’s issue. First, in an article about the stage version of Phillip Pullman’s His Dark Materials, the Times describes the Pullman books as “the brooding child’s “Harry …read more!

‘Kids’ Stuff’ or Good Entertainment?

Jan 25, 2004

Posted by: KristinTLC

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Newsweek is the latest in a long line of articles to speculate as to why adults are increasingly drawn to children’s literature. One opinion comes from Brand consultant Rebecca Hamblin, who attributes adult interest with childhood to a mixture of ‘nostalgia’ and ‘unwillingness to accept responsibility and uncertainty about the future.’ “It’s an easy way …read more!

The ‘PG-13-ing’ of Harry

Jan 25, 2004

Posted by: KristinTLC

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The LA Times has an article about the maturing of the young actors and actresses in the Harry Potter films, as well as about the maturing of the series itself. Thanks to TLC reader Beth for the link!

“Real Access” Transcript

Jan 24, 2004

Posted by: SueTLC

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Here is the transcript of the “Real Access” interview that aired on Noggin last night.Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint talk about various things, mostly life on and off the set.

HP Ziggy Cartoon

Jan 24, 2004

Posted by: Melissa Anelli

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“Ziggy” gives us a gem today. Thanks to all the readers who sent this in!



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