Monday, November 17, 2008

Muggle Monday's

Thanks to Muggle Net for always keeping me updated on my Harry Potter news!
On Friday, WarnerBros surprised us all with a release of a new trailer for Half-Blood Prince! This trailer is AWESOME!! CLICK HERE to view it. Also, the trailer will be played in the begining of the Twilight Movie, which comes out on Friday - and which I already have my ticket to of course!!! I can't WAIT to see the trailer and the movie on the big screen! Friday is going to be SO great!!!

Best-selling books of past 15 years
At the end of October USA Today compiled a list of the best-selling books in the past 15 years.
Unsurprisingly, the Harry Potter books took 7 of the top 10 spots. Here's how they ranked:

1) Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
2) Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution
3) The Da Vinci Code
4) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
5) Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
6) Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
7) Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
8) Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
9) Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
10) Who Moved My Cheese?

The Tales of the Beedle the Bard
Potter spin-off book, The Tales of Beedle the Bard, which is set to be released on December 4th of this year, will have an initial print-run by Scholastic of 3.5 million.Publishers Weekly notes that this figure is small compared to Deathly Hallows' hefty 12 million, but still far greater than those of other books coming out this winter.
I, of course already pre-ordered my copy months ago and can’t wait to read it!! But it sure would make a great stocking stuffer or present for any muggle who loves Harry Potter :)

Thompson will not return for Deathly HallowsEmma Thompson will not reprise her role of Professor Trelawney in the two-part Potter finale. Forced to choose between Deathly Hallows and the sequel to Nancy McPhee, Thompson said the choice was obvious.

"The Harry Potters are great big franchises that are something I’m not emotionally attached to or necessarily particularly creatively attached to. That’s more like doing a turn, whereas the Nanny McPhees are something I’ve written. The art is in those films, they’re very handmade, they’re something that’s very close to me. Those are the ones I really care about."

People's Choice Awards Daniel Radcliffe, AKA Harry Potter, is nominated for the 35th Annual People's Choice Awards for: 'Favorite Star Under 35'. Congrats and Good Luck!! You Muggles better go vote!


Cara said...

Hooray for the new trailer! I can't WAIT for HBP to come out! And of course I am seeing Twilight at 12:01 Thursday night/Friday morning. :)

Stephanie said...

Lots of fun news! (and of course I like it even more b/c you mentioned Twilight!) lol
I cant wait until Friday!!!!!