Tag Archives: Potter

Harry Potter death commemoration sweeps the Internet

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: This is awesome. Dedicated fans of Harry Potter and J.K. Rowling’s legendary character are planning a moment of silence at 3 p.m.today to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the death of Harry’s parents, Lily and James, who died on this day defending their infant son from[...]

“Harry Potter” shatters IMAX box office record

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Yet another record topples before the mighty “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2.” David Yates’ massive conclusion to the eight-film “Potter” franchise just broke the highest opening weekend for an IMAX film, the latest benchmark cleared by the spectacular sequel. The last “Potter” film[...]

This Week In Movies by Pete Hammond: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II

HollywoodNews.com: What else is there to talk about this week in movies? It’s all about a beloved literary character from books read by kids the world over and now brought to life in countless films, the latest opening this past Friday. And if you think I’m talking about Winnie The[...]

Kirsten Dunst and Courtney Love Upstage “Harry Potter” Premiere

HollywoodNews.com: Call it “Harry Potter and the Deathly Premiere.” Inside Avery Fisher Hall it wasn’t so easy digging up celebrities outside the cast of the final Potter episode. Whoopi Goldberg was the biggest deal, and we spotted Seth Green. Actor Noah Emmerich brought his kids. Outside on the red carpet,[...]

Harry Potter sequel tops global record

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Do you think it’s too late for Warner Bros. to divide the final “Harry Potter” film in half once again so that the franchise can be extended just a little bit longer? I’m kidding. But once the studio sees the latest box-office figures for “Harry Potter[...]

“Harry Potter” beats Burton’s “Alice,” sets IMAX record

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Broken records just keep piling up at the feet of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1.” The seventh and penultimate chapter of the cinematic “Harry Potter” opened to $125M last weekend, giving it the highest-grossing opening weekend in franchise history. On the heels of[...]

“Glee” Snags Harry Potter…Sort Of

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: A new casting announcement has been made for the new season of the popular television series, “Glee”, and the show may find themselves with a whole new set of fans because of it. Darren Criss has been announced to play Blaine, a gay character who[...]

Ascendio 2012 is Announced for Summer 2012

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: With Infinitus 2010 to begin in little over a week, the Harry Potter Education Fanon (HPEF) today made a very exciting announcement! Ascendio 2012, another Harry Potter based conference, will take place July 12-15, 2012 at the Universal Orlando Resort in Orlando, FL – the[...]

“Eclipse” easily the best “Twilight” film, for what that’s worth

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com:The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (**1/2 out of 4) Some interesting parallels exist between the “Harry Potter” and “Twilight” film franchises. Of course, both started as beloved, and best-selling, literary series that dabbled in the supernatural or the occult. Movie adaptations were inevitable, and each series retained its[...]

New Project for Harry Potter’s Tom Felton

By Hanako M. Ricks hollywoodnews.com: The end of filming for the Harry Potter series certainly hasn’t slowed down any of its principal cast, as they are all busy with new projects. This proves no exception for Tom Felton, who is rumored to have been cast in the new action-adventure, Evac,[...]