Archive for July, 2015

Happy 50th Birthday J.K. Rowling, Happy 35th Harry!

Jul 31, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

Actor Birthdays, Character Birthdays, J.K. Rowling, News

Today marks a mile stone of great celebration for our most beloved author. As Jo Rowling turns 50 today, we all feel like the entire world should be celebrating just wizards celebrated Harry’s victory over Voldemort (twice)! Celebrations that spill out into the streets, and make ignorant muggle folk ask “why?”. J.K. Rowling told the …read more!

Happy Birthday, Neville!

Jul 30, 2015

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Birthdays, Character Birthdays

30th July marks the 35th birthday of Neville Longbottom, a character who shows that we can prove ourselves to have more strength and courage than we could ever know. At first appearance, Neville was an unexpected Gryffindor, and his first few years at Hogwarts were riddled with mishaps. He made his entrance as a clumsy boy looking …read more!

“Career of Evil” Available for Pre-Order

Jul 29, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

Books, J.K. Rowling, News

This spring, J.K. Rowling announced that her good pal, Robert Galbraith, would be releasing his third Cormoran Strike novel. Though the other novels in the mystery series were released during the summer season, Career of Evil will be hitting shelves this fall (October 20th in the US, and October 22nd in the UK). Amazon has recently made the …read more!

J.K. Rowling on TLC’s “Who Do You Think You Are?”

Jul 29, 2015

Posted by: Katie Eller

JKR Interviews, News

An episode of the genealogy show, Who Do You Think You Are?, featuring J.K. Rowling will make its American television debut this Sunday, August 2 at 9 PM EST on TLC.  While TLC is touting this as a premier, it is actually a reworking (if not a complete rerun) of an episode that debuted on BBC …read more!

New Photos Released of Emma Watson in ‘Colonia’

Jul 29, 2015

Posted by: Milka Väinämö

Films, News, Watson

Earlier this week, Toronto International Film Festival website announced a large portion of its official line-up for the festival starting on September 10. Included in the line up is Colonia, a thriller directed by Florian Gallenberger, starring Emma Watson and Daniel Brühl. Playlist writes that Colonia: “tells the story of Lena and Daniel, a young couple, who …read more!

OKREAL’s Exclusive Interview with Bonnie Wright

Jul 28, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

Actor Interviews, News, Wright Interviews

OKREAL, a new website “that gives you the tools to choose your life,” sat down for an exclusive interview with Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley). Bonnie Wright was selected as one in a range of women the site talks to about their successes and how they achieved them, but most of all what is important to them. …read more!

France wins the First European Games!

Jul 27, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

Fan Events, News

It came down to a classic and historic rivalry: the French versus the British. There were a few casualties–the French first string keeper broke his shoulder–but the “really tough, really intense” game ended on a fair Snitch snatch, leaving the French with the champion title after a 90-50 win. Representatives from each team spoke to …read more!

Retweet for a Chance to Win “A Little Chaos”

Jul 27, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

Contests, News

SnitchSeeker is giving away Blu-Ray copies of Alan Rickman’s new film, A Little Chaos. All one has to do is retweet a tweet from SnitchSeeker’s Twitter feed. This contest only applies to US Residents only. Please visit the original article for more details!

Listening to Rupert Grint

Jul 27, 2015

Posted by: Katie Eller

Book Reviews, Grint

Looking for an audio book for your last road trip of the summer?  Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) narrates the audio books editions of British author Liz Pichon’s series of Tom Gates books. In the first book, The Brilliant World of Tom Gates, fifth-grader Tom tells a comic tale of teacher-misunderstandings, a tormented teenage sister, concert …read more!

Birthday Boy Daniel Radcliffe Shares Voice-acting Appearance

Jul 23, 2015

Posted by: Katie Eller

News, Radcliffe

Today we wish a happy birthday to Daniel Radcliffe!  The lead actor of the Harry Potter films turns 26 today.  With so many upcoming projects, including Victor Frankenstein, this is sure to be a good year for him. For a behind-the-scenes look at another project, Radcliffe recently posted a clip of a voice-acting appearance on …read more!

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