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Jessie Cave Opens PinDippy Store; Starring in Great Expectations
Posted by Megs

Jessie Cave, best known for playing Ron’s 6th year girlfriend Lavender Brown, has opened up an online store to go along with her popular website, Pindippy. The store sells various tops, stickers and bags designed by Jessie herself [they are often seen in her self made videos]! According to the press release we were sent;

Jessie said: “I feel strongly that T-shirts are generally unflattering on girls and so decided to sell ‘off-shoots’ of T-shirts in the form of long vests, long sleeved and cropped oversized. Hopefully the designs will make people look twice and I would like to make sure that girls feel confident with ‘Ways to Wear’ to maximise their T-shirt appreciation and satisfaction. Pindippy is about being proud to be a bit different, and I really want the store to embody this. ”

All of the clothing worn in the videos on PinDippy are Jessie’s own, and she was encouraged to open a shop of her own after fans showed enthusiasm and requested to get hold of similar items.

On the launch, Jessie said: “People have been so lovely about my clothes and the styling for the videos, but when I am asked where I get the clothes from it is usually vintage or something I have made. I like the way clothes can change my mood for the day. I thought it would be nice if people who have been very kind about my dress sense could wear the same, something I made.”

Also, since I haven’t mentioned this yet, Jessie will be starring in Goblet of Fire director Mike Newell’s version of Great Expectations along with Potter co-stars Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix), Ralph Fiennes (Voldemort) and Robbie Coltrane (Hagrid)! The movie will be released in 2012.

Filed Under: Helena Bonham Carter, Jessie Cave, Ralph Fiennes, Robbie Coltrane
Potter Cast Talks to Radio Times
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In the July issue of Radio Times many of the Potter actors talked about their memories and experiences working on the Harry Potter films. You can see scans in the gallery thanks to SnitchSeeker!

Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Bonnie Wright, Matthew Lewis, Tom Felton, Helena Bonham Carter, Helen McCrory, Jason Isaacs, Timothy Spall, John Hurt, Rhys Ifans, Robbie Coltrane, Maggie Smith, Gary Oldman, Richard Griffiths, Robert Pattinson, Pam Ferris, Zoe Wanamaker, and David Tennant all talk about the films. (Thanks to SS for the lovely list so I didn’t have to type it)

Filed Under: Bonnie Wright, Daniel Radcliffe, Deathly Hallows, Emma Watson, Gary Oldman, Harry Potter Films, Helen McCrory, Jason Isaacs, Matthew Lewis, Richard Griffiths, Robbie Coltrane, Robert Pattinson, Rupert Grint, Timothy Spall, Tom Felton
Full Video from London Press Conference
Posted by Megs

Thanks to Digital Spy we have videos of the full London press conference for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II which was held on July 6th. Watch below and enjoy, there is some strong language and spoilers.

Filed Under: Bonnie Wright, Daniel Radcliffe, David Barron, David Heyman, David Thewlis, David Yates, Deathly Hallows, Emma Watson, Evanna Lynch, James and Oliver Phelps, Jason Isaacs, Matthew Lewis, Michael Gambon, Natalia Tena, Ralph Fiennes, Robbie Coltrane, Rupert Grint, Tom Felton, Warwick Davis
Robbie Coltrane Talks Potter
Posted by Megs

In a new interview Robbie Coltrane briefly discusses the Harry Potter series.

Why do you think the Harry Potter film franchise has been so hugely successful?
“There is so much in the books and films. People always ask me why they’re so popular, and it’s because JK Rowling has very carefully not made them fashionable or trendy. No one is playing on the Wii or listening to an iPod. The stories are about friendship and trying to be true to yourself and be popular – the stuff we all go through as teenagers.”

Do Harry Potter fans approach you in the street?
“Because I’m bearded up as Hagrid, kids generally don’t recognise me. I very much appreciate that anonymity – especially when you see what happens to Alan Rickman, who plays Snape. He gets kids hissing at him in airports! But when kids do recognise me, they go all doe-eyed, which is great.”

Filed Under: Robbie Coltrane
Video: Inside Harry Potter The Exhibition and on the Red Carpet
Posted by Megs

Reelz Channel have released an inside look at Harry Potter: The Exhibition in New York City as well as some interviews on the red carpet.  Watch below.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 | Movie Trailer | Review

Thanks to Reelz Channel for mailing with the news!

Filed Under: Bonnie Wright, David Barron, David Heyman, David Thewlis, Evanna Lynch, Freddie Stroma, Harry Potter: The Exhibition, Helen McCrory, James and Oliver Phelps, Michael Gambon, Natalia Tena, Robbie Coltrane, Warwick Davis
Photos: Harry Potter: The Exhibition and Deathly Hallows DVD Premiere
Posted by Megs

Last night I was one of the fan sites invited to cover the Grand Opening of Harry Potter: The Exhibit and the release of the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 DVD. We were able to stand on the red carpet and take photos of the actors in attendence. Sadly my photos didn’t come out too great, but there are some pretty great gems. So head over to the gallery to check out all 120+ images! There are also some better quality photos at the end courtesy of zimbio.

The stars in attendance were Evanna Lynch, Natalia Tena, David Thewlis, James Phelps, Oliver Phelps, Freddie Stroma, Bonnie Wright, Clemence Poesy, Domhnall Gleeson, Warwick Davis, Helen McCrory, Mark Williams, Michael Gambon and Robbie Coltrane! David Barron and David Heyman were also at the event.
Click to view full size imageYou can pre-order Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows on DVD or BluRay, to be released on April 11th in the UK and April 15th in the USA, at the following links:

USA:

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Filed Under: Bonnie Wright, Clemence Poesy, David Barron, David Heyman, David Thewlis, Deathly Hallows, Evanna Lynch, Freddie Stroma, Harry Potter: The Exhibition, Helen McCrory, James and Oliver Phelps, Michael Gambon, Natalia Tena, Robbie Coltrane, Warwick Davis
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