During a party last night at Comic Con the new Kazu Kibuishi cover for J.K. Rowling’s The Half-Blood Prince was debuted, and it looks fantastic!
When you are a soldier, there’s a lot of hurry up and wait going on. Instead of going insane in some remote base, many of our troops find fun ways to keep themselves entertained. Some play video games, other line up for Dungeons and Dragons (and listen to Critical Hit, too), and others play Quidditch… that’s right, you heard me, Quidditch.
Lord Voldemort is seeking the Elder Wand, and what better place to look than Ollivander’s wand shop? Unfortunately for the Dark Lord, many other wizards go shopping at Ollivander’s too. And some are more powerful even than Voldemort.
Tom Felton, best known for his portrayal of “Draco Malfoy” in the Harry Potter series, and Henry Winkler, who first became a pop culture icon as “The Fonz” in the classic TV series “Happy Days,” have been added to the standout celebrity roster at the inaugural 2013 Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con, March 22-24 at America’s Center. The two join previously announced guests Stan Lee, Laurie Holden, Billy Dee Williams, WWE® Superstar Randy Orton®, James Marsters and Dean Cain among the headliners.
For those making their own Harry Potter fan films, you will want to make sure your wand handling skills match the heroes (and villains) in the actual movies. Warner Bros. just released behind the scenes video of proper wand usage.
What happens when three actors who played Doctor Who have passed away, and another doesn’t want to return for the big 50th anniversary TV movie? For William Hartnell, the first Doctor, the BBC found an actor to portray him in an upcoming docu-drama.
Furious Molecules, the team behind parody webseries Harry Potter and the Ten Years Later, originally announced that the series would have 7 episodes, much like the Harry Potter novels. But now they have revealed that the final installment will be split into two parts, like the movie adaptation.
It’s great when someone takes a popular song, ads their own geeky lyrics and releases it on the world. It’s even better when that someone releases a video to go along with it, and it is totally rad (yeah, I’m old, you wanna make something of it), when that video has production value behind it.
You know, there may be something to the video – teenagers cooped up in a private school with select dorms, and very little grownup oversight? Things probably did get crazy.
Remember when the Harry Potter series came to an end? Some people think there are plenty of stories still to be told, and they are doing it in a seven part series called Harry Potter and the Ten Years Later that kicks off July 20, 2012.
Tom Felton, best known as the devious Draco Malfoy in all eight Harry Potter films will be making an appearance at the Calgary Expo April 27-29. Other roles to his credit include Dodge Landon in Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Louis Leonowens in Anna and the King opposite Oscar-winning actress Jodie Foster and Peagreen Clock in The Borrowers.
What happens to all the actors now that the last Harry Potter movie has come and gone? You’ll get an idea in a 45 minute documentary that is included in the upcoming Blu-ray release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II.
Here is an amazing piece of art that features the entire (or nearly entire) Harry Potter cast of characters in Anime/Manga form.