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1. Harry Potter Cast reunites for "mini-film" for Wizarding World

Harry Potter cast-members, officially including the trio (Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint) and Helena Bonham Carter thus far, have been reunited to shoot a "mini-film" for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter expansion. The film is set to be shown at the extension being added to the Florida theme park, which will include two new rides (and perhaps The Leaky Cauldron restaurant!). Nothing has been said yet about the California theme park (which is set to open in 2014), or the Japan theme park (expected to be open in 2016). The Sun released an official statement from a "source":



A source confirmed last night: “The cast have really enjoyed getting back together — they are so tight-knit.”


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2. Rumor: David Yates Interested in Directing "Tarzan"

Warner Bros. version of Tarzan is still in the very early stages of production, and is need of a director. It is rumored that David Yates and Susanna White (Nanny McPhee Returns) have taken an interest in directing the film. Deadline states:

Tarzan film at Warner Bros that I’m hearing has the interest of filmmakers David Yates, Gary Ross and Susanna White. 

(This statement has been partially contradicted by IGN's report that Gary Ross has stated he does not have an interest in directing the film.)

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3. Emma Watson casted in "Noah"?

There has been a lot of talk recently of Emma Watson joining the cast of Darren Aronofsky's Noah. Emma Watson is rumored to play that part of Ila, the love-interest of Shem (Noah's older son). If she joins the cast, Watson will be acting alongside Perks co-star, Logan Lerman (Shem's brother). Variety reports:

Emma Watson is in talks for the young female lead in Darren Aronofsky's "Noah," and would play Ila, a young girl Noah rescues who later experiences a miracle.

Filming is set to begin this August.

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4. Emma Watson cast in "Noah"?

There has been a lot of talk recently of Emma Watson joining the cast of Darren Aronofsky's Noah. Emma Watson is rumored to play that part of Ila, the love-interest of Shem (Noah's older son). If she joins the cast, Watson will be acting alongside Perks co-star, Logan Lerman (Shem's brother). Variety reports:

Emma Watson is in talks for the young female lead in Darren Aronofsky's "Noah," and would play Ila, a young girl Noah rescues who later experiences a miracle.

Filming is set to begin this August.

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5. Emma Watson Cameo in "The End of the World"

While there have been a lot of news about Emma Watson's role in The Bling Ring, reports have also appeared about Watson making a potential cameo in Seth Rogen's The End of the World. According to the Huffington Post, Emma Watson has joined a long list of comical actors, all who intend to appear in the film as themselves. The End of the World is supposedly about what happens to favorite celebrities when an apocalypse strikes. Huffington Post reports:

Based on the short "Jay And Seth Vs. The Apocalypse," "The End of the World" is about what happens to some of your favorite Hollywood celebrities when the apocalypse strikes. The action will reportedly take place during a party at James Franco's apartment, which could account for why stars like Watson and Rihanna would be hanging out with Team Apatow during end times.

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6. Dan Radcliffe Rumored to Play a Doctor in British Miniseries

Reports are flying around that Daniel Radcliffe may take part in a four-part, British miniseries.The miniseries is reported to be about Russian doctors after World War I has ended. Dan is rumored to play a younger version of a doctor also potentially played by Jon Hamm (Mad Men). CBS reports:

"According to The Sun, the four-part miniseries is about Russian doctors after the first World War. The "Harry Potter" actor, 22, and "Mad Men" star, 41, would reportedly play the same doctor character in different time periods. A source told the paper, "This is a great role for Daniel and he's pretty excited about the prospect of working with Jon."

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7. “Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated”

By Jeffrey Wasserstrom As my friends know, it doesn’t take much to make me think of Mark Twain. And even people I’ve never met who have followed my writings on China know about my obsession with Twain, since I’ve managed to bring him into discussions of a wide range of China-related topics, from Shanghai history (he never went

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8. Ian Rankin Says JK Rowling "Writing Family Trees" and Working on Scottish Book

Author Ian Rankin has given a new interview on BBC radio with Simon Mayo (download here) where he mentions his friend and neighbor in Scotland, J.K. Rowling. In the middle of this interview, Mr. Rankin notes that while he has not seen the Harry Potter author in some time, he said she "was working on her Harry Potter encyclopedia" and "drawing family trees for all the characters, going back gene... Read the rest of this post

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9. Rumor Alert: Hogwarts Castle Ride to Feature Ten Scenes from Harry Potter Films?

Rumor Alert today regarding the ride that will be contained within the giant Hogwarts Castle currently under construction at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park attraction in Orlando, Florida. As a follow to the report from last week on the inclusion of Magiquest as well as news on the Castle ride, Theme Park Insider is now reporting that "the ride vehicles will be four-person seats ... Read the rest of this post

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10. Return of Lego Harry Potter Game Rumors

The mystery of a possible LEGO Harry Potter game continues, as new reports state that such a game is in development. Previously, we had heard the highly anticipated Harry Potter video game was not on the slate for this year, however, today reports state that the online resume of animator for Traveller's Tales, makers of the LEGO Star Wars and Batman series, read the following: "Am currently wor... Read the rest of this post

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11. Rumblings on Possible Casting for Bill Weasley for Deathly Hallows and More

We have some interesting rumblings today regarding possible castings for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Rumors have reached our ears that Domhnall Gleeson, the son of actor Brendan Gleeson (Mad-Eye Moody) will be portraying Bill Weasley in the final Harry Potter films. You can see a photo of Domhnall here. Domhnall Gleeson is an upcoming actor, known in the theater world having received ... Read the rest of this post

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12. Rumor Alert: Possible Location Shoots for Deathly Hallows Near Leavesden

With production now underway on the final installments in the Harry Potter film series, there is a curious casting rumor making the rounds today. This is Grimsby is reporting that UK actor Nick Moran apparently told people at a recent London fashion show party that he was cast in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows films. While no mention of a specific role was stated, the paper r... Read the rest of this post

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13. Followup: New Report Says No LEGO Harry Potter this Year

A followup today on an earlier report regarding a possible new LEGO Harry Potter game due in 2009. Eurogamer is now reporting that this is not likely as "a senior source working close to Traveller's Tales has told us that LEGO Harry Potter is off the menu for at least 12 months. However, Eurogamer understands that a new installment of LEGO Indiana Jones is looking likely."

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14. Purported First "Deathly Hallows" Poster Fake Says WB

Bah Hum, the fake poster elves are hard at work this season it would seem. Scores of owls arrived today bearing news that this was the first purported poster for the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows film, but thanks to WB we can confirm that this is fake!

Thanks to WB and all who emailed!

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15. Rumor Alert: More on Possible Lego Harry Potter Video Game

Rumor Alert: ComputerandVideogames.com is reporting today that they believe Lego is developing the Harry Potter novels for a video game. With very little information or sources given, the site is saying that Warner will do the publishing of the Lego game, "even though EA has the rights to do the PC and console movie tie-ins. Warner published Lego Batman too, it's worth noting." Additional Quo... Read the rest of this post

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16. Rumor Alert: Hogwarts, the Ride and More on the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Several rumor alerts tonight regarding the upcoming Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park attraction under construction at Universal Orlando. Screamscape is reporting that the giant castle of Hogwarts will not only serve as the center of the park, but will also be home to a "big new ride [that] will be placed inside the massive Hogwarts castle that is currently under construction." The rep... Read the rest of this post

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17. Friday Procrastination: Link Love

I apologize for the belatedness of some of these links. Last week’s link love was rescheduled due to holiday party pictures.  Be sure to check back next week when we will be sharing the favorite books of some of our favorite people.  Enjoy the links below and have a snow-filled weekend!

What’s in a name? What does creative non-fiction imply to you?

News that our in-house IT guys must love, macs may someday be able to run windows-based programs natively.

Not sure who to vote for in the primaries? Enter how you stand on the issues and Glass Booth will tell you which candidate is the best choice.

Another sad story about newspapers. (Full Disclosure: I once worked for Creative Loafing.)
Do you think its ethical for book reviewers to back out of a review because they didn’t like the book?

A year in Media Errors. I mean, really, how hard is it to spell B-A-R-A-C-K O-B-A-M-A

A musical blog feature worth paying attention to.

These cats are creepy, but at least they may help further science.

Some holiday advice for curing that hangover you came into work with.

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18. Rumor Alert: Hogwarts, the Musical, and a New Harry Potter Comic Relief Book?

"Hermione! The smartest witch name I ever heard, Hermione!" No, no, this editor has not lost her mind, but it could be something that we might all sing together, should this latest rumor prove to be true. In an article... Read the rest of this post

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19. Rumor: Harry Potter and the Lost Continent

Time out from the "Deathly Hallows" coverage for a bit of news now on those persistant reports that Harry Potter will become part of a theme park attraction. Screamscape.com is reporting today that they have sources confirming a deal has... Read the rest of this post

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20. Another Rumor on Harry Potter Theme Park in Orlando

Yet another rumor has surfaced online about a possible Harry Potter attraction at a major theme park in Orlando, Florida. As we reported back in February, persistent rumors abound regarding this issue (Jo denied the Disney park rumor last year),... Read the rest of this post

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21. Fly the Ford Anglia at New Harry Potter Theme Park?

There are a few pieces of news tonight regarding the newly announced "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" theme park coming to the Islands of Adventure at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. First, for those that missed the news before,... Read the rest of this post

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