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Daniel Radcliffe on his latest work, ping-pong, and if there’s a future for Harry

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Daniel Radcliffe talks about his newest movie, "What If", coming out in August; his favorite game to play; how to cut a stranger's hair; and if he will ever return to "Harry Potter". Read More »

MuggleNet Throwback: David Yates officially named director of “Order of the Phoenix” (2005)

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In 2005, we learned that there would be a new director for "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix": David Yates! Yates would take the series to its spectacular end. Read More »

MuggleNet Throwback: Thousands audition for role of Luna Lovegood six years ago

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Six years ago, Warner Brothers held an open audition. Thousands of girls tried out, but only one would come to be our beloved Luna Lovegood! Read More »

‘Harry Potter’ Ultimate Edition DVDs: Years 1-6 to be released in UK next month

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Previously, these editions of the series were only available in the US, but now fans across the pond can enjoy them as well. Read More »

Review: “Order of the Phoenix” and “Half-Blood Prince” Ultimate Editions a great addition to your collection

We received the "Order of the Phoenix" and "Half-Blood Prince" Ultimate Edition DVD sets in advance of their release tomorrow, and would like to share a couple of thoughts about them with you! Warner Bros. is in the midst of re-releasing all of the films in Ultimate Edition formats. Each Ultimate Edition includes a booklet with never-before-seen photos and artwork, lenticular cards, and of course the film with its original DVD special features. Read More »

“Parade.com” releases two clips from upcoming Ultimate Edition DVDs

As part of their "30 Days of Harry Potter", "Parade.com" will be releasing exclusive content every day up until the release of "Deathly Hallows - Part 2". Today, they have posted never-before-seen-footage from the "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" and "Harry Potter and the Half- Blood Prince" Ultimate Edition DVDs. Read More »

OOTP and HBP Ultimate Edition DVDs now available for pre-order

In February, we told you that the expected release dates for the next set of Ultimate Edition DVD's would be June 14, 2011. Now, Amazon has the Ultimate Edition DVD's for both "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" and "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" available for pre-order. Read More »

Features announced for ‘Order of the Phoenix’ and ‘Half-Blood Prince’ Ultimate Edition DVDs

Over the weekend, we reported that the Order of the Phoenix and Half-Blood Prince Ultimate Edition DVDs will be released on June 14.

Today, further details have emerged on what to expect in each set! Read More »

“Order of the Phoenix,” “Half-Blood Prince” Ultimate Edition DVDs rumored to be released June 14

According to Home Media Magazine, the Ultimate Editions of Order of the Phoenix and Half-Blood Prince are set to be released June 14.

The two-disc Blu-ray is listed at $49.99 and the three-DVD is set at $39.92. Pre-order is slated for May 10.

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Download the first five Potter films on iTunes, win great prizes

Get ready for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 with the first five films now on iTunes. Relive the magic on the go or from the comfort of home via download from iTunes. Plus, we’ll be giving away one (1) free download of any of the first five films and a cool Harry Potter bust at 1 pm ET on Twitter. Read More »

WB launches Potter ON DEMAND, new Deathly Hallows themes for XBOX

Warner Bros is giving Potter fans the chance to see the first five films ON DEMAND! Comcast announced this week that you can relive all the action from Sorcerer’s Stone through Order of the Phoenix now via ON DEMAND for only $9.75. Check out this cool promotional video. Additionally, those fans who have XBOX, can check out all-new Deathly Hallows themes (1, 2). Read More »

WB working to release Order of the Phoenix, Half-Blood Prince in a 3D Blu-Ray format

If the recent news about Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1’s 3D-less release had you down, you’ll be pleased to know Warner Brothers is currently working to convert Order of the Phoenix and Half-Blood Prince into 3D films for Blu-Ray.  Says Variety: Work has begun on \”Half-Blood Prince,\” the sixth pic in the franchise. Prime Focus London is the lead facility on the conversion, with additional work being done by company’s Hollywood and India facilities. Prime Focus and Warner took a lot of heat after the 3D version of \”Clash of the Titans\” was rushed; in contrast, work on the conversion of \”Half-Blood Prince\” is proceeding methodically. Including Warner’s plans to put both parts of \”Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows\” in 3D, all four \”Potter\” pics directed by David Yates have been in line for 3D conversion. Yates is still in post on \”Deathly Hallows\” and will not turn his attention to the 3D back titles until early 2011. However, the Prime Focus process is flexible enough to permit the director to view shots and ask for adjustments after most work on those shots has been done. No release date for these films has been set likely ... Read More »

Order of the Phoenix to make network TV debut Feb. 27

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix will premiere on ABC's “Saturday Movie of the Week” Feb. 27, according to a news release from the television network. We'll let you know if any exclusive features are announced. Thanks to Snitch Seeker! Read More »

Creating the World of Harry Potter – titles revealed for the remaining parts

The Sorcerer's Stone and Chamber of Secrets Ultimate Edition DVDs were released yesterday (Tuesday). As most fans know, each Ultimate Edition DVD will include one part of the “Creating the World of Harry Potter” documentary. Part 1, titled “The Magic Begins” was on Sorcerer and Part 2, “Characters” was on Chamber. So how about the other six parts? Within the Sorcerer and Chamber Ultimate Editions was a list of “tentatively scheduled programs”: – Part 3: Magical Creatures – Part 4: The Music of Harry Potter – Part 5: The Evolution of Harry Potter – Part 6: Special Effects – Part 7: Growing Up Potter – Part 8: The Harry Potter Phenomenon Do all 8 parts make up a great documentary in your opinion? Do these parts entice you to buy the Ultimate Editions? For more, visit our Ultimate Edition DVD section and read my review. Read More »

Harry Potter is a great sequel

Two of the Harry Potter films have made EMPIRE's “50 Greatest Ever Movies Sequels.” Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix made it to the 15th spot while Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban made it to the 24th spot! Here's what they had to said about Order of the Phoenix: Why's it so good? David Yates took over the directing reins for this fifth film, based on the longest – and, some would say, dullest – book in the series, and knocked it out of the park. Excising large swathes of not much, he cut it down to one of the leanest films and delivered a barnstorming last act in the Ministry of Magic, with the sort of magical duels we'd been waiting four-and-a-half films to see. Read More »

David Heyman says HBP is no darker than OOTP

In their latest newsletter to members, the UK cinema chain, Showcase Cinemas, released an exclusive interview with Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince producer, David Heyman. In it he gives a brief but exciting snapshot of what we can expect from the sixth movie. When asked about the darkness of the film David said, ‘I don’t think it’s any darker than the fifth. I really don’t. I think it’s on a par with that.’ Talking about the overemphasis people place on the darkness of the films Heyman stated that, ‘Everybody obsesses with the darkness but ultimately I think that what it is, it’s very accessible, moving, funny and exciting.’ You can watch the clip here. 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 »

OOTP nominated at European Film Awards

The fifth Harry Potter movie, Order of the Phoenix, has received a nomination for the People's Choice Award at this year's European Film Awards. The film faces competition from mostly local movies like the German romantic comedy Rabbit Without Ears. You can vote for the Movie 5 on September 1st at this link. Thanks to everyone who emailed. Read More »

Order of the Phoenix now available for UK iTunes Rent

Some of our UK readers may have been feeling a bit left out when we first told you about Order of the Phoenix and Chamber of Secrets being available in the US iTunes music store. Yesterday, the UK iTunes store commenced sales of movie rentals, and Order of the Phoenix is included! We'll let you know when the other films appear. Read More »

New promo pictures from Order of the Phoenix

A couple days ago, Oclumenia got their hands on several new promotional photos from Order of the Phoenix. Of particular interest are one of Lucius in Azkaban and Harry, Dumbledore, Bellatrix and Voldemort all posing for a friendly photo. Check 'em all out here in our gallery. Thanks to everyone who e-mailed in with the tip! Read More »