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Warner Bros Studio Tour London Reveals "The Knight Bus"
Posted by Victoria - 26 Jan 2012
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London has just released the first peak at the big purple "Knight Bus", from the third Potter film, that will be present at the upcoming attraction just outside of London. The bus was driven up to the Hertfordshire location by none other than BAFTA and Oscar nominee John Richardson, art director on the Potter series.
The Studio Tour opens March 31st, 2012, and will feature sets such as The Great Hall, The Ministry of Magic, The...
Tickets can be purchased on the attractions website, here.
Also - tonight TheHPFan will be at the Toronto premiere of "The Woman in Black", to screen the film and hopefully get the chance to interview the man himself, Daniel Radcliffe! Watch our Facebook page for pictures, and (fingers crossed!) an interview tomorrow.
Deathly Hallows Part 2 Nominated for Three Academy Awards
Posted by Victoria - 24 Jan 2012
This mornings Academy Award nomination announcements were held in LA, and though we didn't receive as many Oscar nods as we would have liked, Deathly Hallows Part 2 is now officially in the running for three Academy Awards. Warner Bros had made an attempt to push the film for Best Picture, Best Score, Best Director and Best Supporting Actor, all to none avail. The verdict? Deathly Hallows Part 2 has been nominated for an Academy Award in the following categories:
BEST ART DIRECTION (alongside Hugo, War Horse and The Artist) BEST MAKE-UP (alongside Albert Nobbs and The Iron Lady) BEST VISUAL EFFECTS (alongside Hugo, Real Steel, Transformers, Rise of the Planet of the Apes)
Harry Potter producer David Heyman has made a few short comments on...
Event Reminder: The Woman in Black Premiere, Oscar Nominations
Posted by Victoria - 23 Jan 2012
Here are some exciting events going on this week in the Potterverse.
Tuesday, January 24th - 8:30am EST: Academy Award Nomination Announcements will take place at Samuel Goldwyn Theatre, TBA by Jennifer Lawrence. Harry Potter has already been longlisted for Make-Up and VFX, let's home to scoop up some more! You can watch a livestream here.
Tuesday, January 24th: Daniel Radcliffe will attend the World Premiere of his new horror film, The Woman in Black, in London (England).
Thursday, January 26th - 7:00pm EST: Daniel Radcliffe will attend the Toronto premiere of his film, The Woman in Black, and at this point, the livestream will begin on the film's official Facebook page. We've given away two double passes to the event, and will be tehre ourselves to meet Dan, review the film and watch the panel discussion.
Win the Chance to Attend "The Woman in Black" Toronto Premiere with TheHPFan and Alliance Films
Posted by Victoria - 17 Jan 2012
Guess what, Ontario Potter fans? You could have the chance to see Daniel Radcliffe's new film "The Woman in Black", at its premiere on January 26th in Toronto, before anyone else! And even better - the man himself, Daniel - is set to attend the premiere at TIFF Bell Lightbox! Thanks to our amazing friends at Alliance Films, we have a few sets of tickets to give away to the event - that you can enter to win, right here.
Rules: The film is PG-13 and said to be absolutely terrifying - so you should be 13+ to enter, however even if you meet this requirement, we ask that you exercise good discretion as to your limits in a film. Also, this event is for...
Daniel Radcliffe Hosts Saturday Night Live (International Versions)
Posted by Victoria - 15 Jan 2012
Daniel Radcliffe had the opportunity to host a hilarious episode of Saturday Night Live last night, the codes for which were sent to us, however they were only available in the US. So, we found some international versions, for the rest of our visitors! You'll find the rest after the jump :) Just note that SNL isn't a kids show - so if you are one of our younger readers, please keep that in mind before watching. Thanks!
Daniel Radcliffe on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, SNL Promos
Posted by Victoria - 13 Jan 2012
Do you live near or in the Toronto area? Do you want the chance to meet Daniel Radcliffe? Well, your chance to win tickets to the Canadian premiere of "The Woman in Black" on January 26th, is coming, thanks to Alliance Films and TheHPFan! We will be having a ticket giveaway sometime soon, so please stay close to the site, and tell all of your friends!
Also, a huge thanks to the folks at NBC, for providing with these great interviews and clips of Daniel, when he appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon yesterday, and of him promoting his episode of SNL tomorrow night. In the interviews, Dan talks about "The Woman in Black", cricket, and more. You'll find the first one here, with the continuations after the jump (hit 'read more'.)