Half-Blood Prince overcomes Goblet of Fire in box office

Several sources are reporting that Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince has moved ahead of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire in all-time box office earnings. According to Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince became the third biggest film in the series worldwide after adding $7.7m from 5,000 screens in 61 markets through Warner Bros Pictures International (WBPI) for $610.5m overseas and $904.9m globally. Box Office Mojo also places Half-Blood Prince ahead of Goblet of Fire, but with slightly different numbers. Read More »

Potter Conceptual Artist posts designs online

Here's a really cool find: MuggleNet reader Cami sent us a link to the website of Adam Brockbank, a conceptual artist for many films including the Potter series. Within his site you can find lots of concept art for Chamber of Secrets through Order of the Phoenix – everything from mopping house elves to beautiful views of Hogwarts. To check it all out, visit his site right here, then click on Concept Art. From there, you can select any of the films he has worked on. Also be sure to visit the Storyboards area, where you can see some work from Sorcerer's Stone. Thanks again to Cami for the tip! Read More »

Quantam of Solace breaks Goblet of Fire record in UK

The weekend box office tallies are in, and the latest Bond flick Quantam of Solace has broken Goblet of Fire's UK opening-day box office record. Quantum brought in 4.9 million pounds on Friday, beating out Goblet's opening day of 4 million. Thanks to Johnathan T for the tip! Read More »

First review of Goblet of Fire HD DVD


HDTV News has a very positive review of the recently released Goblet of Fire High-Definition DVD: The Goblet of Fire is possibly one of the best HD transfers to date, with clean crisp pictures looking stunning and at times almost 3D like in quality. Warner have made a real effort to provide all of their High Definition release with Dolby TrueHD which adds to the superb mix, especially when pushed through a decent quality amp. The whole experience is an assault on the senses that will leave you demanding more of the same. Unfortunately, these discs require a very pricey HD DVD player or an XBOX 360 with a separate HD add-on. Prices for this new technology will likely decrease over the next year. Read More »

Concept art online from last three HP films

Designer Dermot Power has added some of the concept art he produced for the Chamber of Secrets, Prisoner of Azkaban, and Goblet of Fire movies to his official website. They include very interesting and beautifully-drawn film visuals, props, as well as creatures and characters. Read More »

Goblet of Fire to premiere on HBO in November

Cable channel HBO will begin running Goblet of Fire on November 19th at 7 PM EST. It will then air numerous times through the end of the month. A “making of” special will also air on HBO through the entire month of November, starting on the 7th at 6:45 AM EST. Thanks to Loria and Robert for the tip! Read More »

Goblet of Fire DVD sets world record

Jenna from has informed us that the Goblet of Fire DVD has placed in the Guinness World Records for being the fastest selling DVD ever. The DVD sold five million copies on release day alone. A certificate to recognize this special honor was presented to Dan Radcliffe on set of Order of the Phoenix last month. Comments from the Potter actor, including a photo, will be in the 2007 Guinness Book of World Records. Read More »