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November Birthday Reminders

We would like to extend a very Happy Birthday wish to the actors, actresses, characters, MuggleNet and MuggleCast Staff members that make the Potter series so successful today. November birthdays: 1st – Natalia Tena – Nymphadora Tonks 6th – Hero Fiennes-Tiffin – 11 year old Tom Riddle 8th – Chris Rankin – Percy Weasley 15th – Jessica Hynes – Mafalda Hopkirk 22nd – Jamie Campbell Bower – Young Grindelwald 24th – Shirley Henderson – Moaning Myrtle 28th – Alfonso Cuaron – Director POA 29th – Bill Weasley 30th – Clemence Poesy – Fleur Delacour 30th – William Melling – Nigel May all of your birthday wishes come true. Read More »

Prop master of Harry Potter set talks about how they handle hundreds of wands

The latest Deathly Hallows, Part 1-related piece from the Los Angeles Times’ Hero Complex blog talks with Barry Wilkinson, who is the Harry Potter set prop master.  In this article he talks about how they keep the (literally) hundreds of wands organized: \”Everyone’s got their own continuity wand, even down to the Death Eaters,\” Wilkinson said. \”All the principal characters have their own wands, and they’re all listed and accounted for, and it’s an amazing system. And each wand is individual. It’s an incredible job just designing those and to keep trying to think up different designs for wands, but when you look at them, they are just totally different.\” Read more at this link! Read More »

E! News releases two Deathly Hallows behind-the-scenes looks featuring new footage, interview clips

Two Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 behind-the-scenes looks have been released by E! News.  These are the best ones we’ve seen so far, in my opinion. Each between 3 to 4 minutes, you’ll hear from the trio as well as various crew members.  There are also new clips: the trio trying to destroy the Horcruxes, Ron questioning the purpose of Dumbledore’s mission, Snape talking to Voldemort about the plan to move Harry, and more. See the piece focusing on Horcruxes here, and see the one about the Deathly Hallows here. Thanks to everyone who e-mailed with the tip. Read More »

Fan of the Week: Caitlin – October 31, 2010

CAITLIN Age 20 – Canada   First off, how did you become a Harry Potter fan? How I became a Harry Potter fan has a bit of a story to it. The beginning of my Harry Potter addiction is actually a funny story full of coincidences. It’s all my mom’s fault. When she tells me I am insane for liking Harry Potter, I remind her that it was her fault because she bought me one of the books. Well, at least I think it’s funny. So, here we go: On the morning of November 12th, 2001, Caitlin was still sleeping when her mom came into her room. “HAPPY BIRTHDAY!” her mom, brother, and sister exclaimed! Caitlin sat up in bed to see her mom carrying in a tray with her breakfast and her birthday presents. Caitlin opened the small package first. It was a pretty little ring because she had turned 12 on the 12th! Caitlin thanked her mom and put the ring on. She picked up the other package. Caitlin knew that this package was a book! She opened it and saw that the book was called “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” and there was a old ... Read More »