Sunday, November 18, 2007

Order of the Phoenix DVD released in India

After long wait, Order of the Phoenix DVD has been released in countrywide today. However, some online stores enabled the pre-ordering of the DVD, and in some big stores, in Mumbai and Bangalore it was available since November 15th for Shopping. But today it was released in whole India.

Saregama has released two versions of the movie. One is Two Disc Special Edition DVD (in English only) and the other is movie only VCD (in English and well as Hindi).
Two Disc Special Edition DVD is priced at Rs. 699 (INR / around 17.7 USD)
VCD version is priced at Rs. 299 (INR/ around 7.6 USD) .

It looks like HD-DVD edition and Bluray will NOT going to released in India. But only time will tell...

EDIT: Some of our readers are saying that Bluray has been also released in India, but only in big movie stores in big cities. But again, it should again to be considered as a rumor as I don't have any web-evidance of this news.

Saturday, November 10, 2007

Helen McCrory to play Narcissa Malfoy

CBBC Newsround is reporting that Helen McCrory, british actress is all set to play as Bellatrix Lestrange's evil sister, Narcissa Malfoy, wife of Lucious Malfoy and mother of Draco.

Also, the site reports that an"announcement on who will play young Tom Riddle and Lavender Brown is expected very soon."

This is noticable that Helen was orginally casted for Bellatrix's role but she gave up due to her pregnancy.

Friday, November 9, 2007

Happy Diwali

Diwali Parva hai Khushio ka,Diwali Parva hai Khushio ka,Ujalo ka, Laxmi ka.... Is Diwali Aapki Jindagi khushio se bhari ho,Duniya ujalo se roshan ho, ghar par Maa Laxmi ka Aagman ho... Happy Diwali

Saturday, November 3, 2007

Dan to perform Equus again in Broadway

Daniel Radcliffe, has confirmed to his fansite, , that he will reprise his role with Richard Griffiths (Uncle Vernon) in critically acclaimed play 'Equus'. Dan recently has done this role in West End, London. The Daily Mail is also reporting today that the play will go into rehearsals in New York City starting August of 2008.

However, there is no information about tickets, or more details.

Friday, November 2, 2007

Jo writes new book for auction

The Tales of Beedle the Bard , this is a book, which will be auctioned for charity, The Children's Voice, with a starting price of £30,000. The book is written by Jo herself, with attractive and well as expensive cover.

The book is overall a bunch of short fairytales, namely-
  • "The Tale of the Three Brothers"
  • "The Fountain of Fair Fortune"
  • "The Wizard and the Hopping Pot"
  • "Babbitty Rabbitty and her Cackling Stump"
  • "The Warlock’s Hairy Heart"

All these stories' theme is based in Harry Potter's Wizarding World. All these stories, according to Jo were heard by Ron in his childhood and The Tales of Beedle the Bard was left to Hermione by Hogwarts school headmaster Dumbledore. But... The book will be printed in only 7 copies, 6 for some special people and 1 for auction for charity.

Bad Luck guys, you can't own it, but you can take part in auction if you are in London.