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“Harry Potter” prevails at BAFTA Children’s Awards – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2,” the eighth and final installment in the beloved film franchise, took home the top prize at the BAFTA Children’s Awards Sunday night, giving the franchise one of its first trophies in what it hopes will be a prosperous[...]

“Harry Potter” breaks MovieTickets.com sales record

HollywoodNews.com: In a history-making week for online sales, MovieTickets.com (www.movietickets.com), the leading global provider of advance movie ticketing, reports that Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 has shattered multiple online advance ticketing records. In addition to overall records, the final installment of the franchise sold at least twice[...]

Two New Clips to be Featured During “Harry Potter Weekend” on ABC Family

HollywoodNews.com: “Harry Potter” fans who are dying to get more footage from the upcoming “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1” will have their chance next weekend, when ABC Family airs its “Harry Potter” weekend November 11-14. Two new never-before-seen clips will be showcased beginning with the Thursday[...]

Convention Appearance Updates for “Harry Potter” Actors

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: On the heels of Dragon*Con – where twins James & Oliver Phelps appeared this past Labor Day weekend – comes confirmation of other stars from the Harry Potter series appearing at more conventions around the globe. The Phelps twins will appear along with co-stars Tom[...]

Emma Watson Joins Twitter

HollywoodNews.com: Harry Potter actress Emma Watson has finally joined the ranks of Twitter, creating her own account on yesterday. She wrote in her first tweet: Hi everyone, this is the real me! I won’t be able to tweet often but I just wanted to say hello. Have a great summer,[...]

Night of a Thousand Wizards Happens Tonight at Harry Potter Theme Park

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: Although it should be more appropriately titled “Night of About Two Thousand Wizards”, fans of the Harry Potter series from around the world will gather in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter tonight for a special, after-hours event that is available to attendees of the[...]

Fans Can Expect Fun, Fantasy and Friendship at Infinitus

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: I am writing this blog live from Orlando, where the Harry Potter fan conference Infinitus 2010 is taking taking place this weekend. Fans have traveled from all over the world to attend this event, which will have loads of fun fandom related events, a ball,[...]

HP Alliance Wins $250,000 Grand Prize in Chase Community Giving Facebook Challenge

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: Well Potterholics, we did it!!! It was officially announced this morning that the HP Alliance was the grand prize winner of the $250,000 grand prize in the Chase Community Giving Challenge on Facebook. Fans, celebrities and Harry Potter fandom VIPs all rallied until midnight last[...]

Fans, Celebrities Tweet Reactions to “Deathly Hallows” Trailer

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: Twitter has been all abuzz with reactions to the new Harry Potter trailer, which debuted last night to high approval from fans and celebrities alike. As of this morning, the top two Trending Topics on Twitter are “Deathly Hallows trailer” and “Harry Potter trailer”, and[...]

“Harry Potter” Actors, Fans Rally to Support Namesake Charity

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: For the next 22 days, Harry Potter fans once again have a chance to show support for charitable causes, by supporting the The Harry Potter Alliance’s bid to win a $250,000 grand prize from Chase Community Giving. The competition, which is being promoted on Facebook,[...]