Emma Watson quits Brown after bullying

You would think that being Hermione Granger and having a net worth of $15 million would buy you the right not to be pushed around by a bunch of college bullies, but Emma Watson has dropped out of her degree course at Brown University after students allegedly taunted her, continuously shouting lines from Harry Potter at her in an attempt to make fun of her.

Emma, however, claims her transfer to another university has nothing to do with the bullying – she claims she simply wants to pursue a course that Brown doesn’t offer.  Presumably this would be any course where she can get on with her school work and not have to hear “three points for Gryffindor” every time she answers a question correctly in class.

Daniel Radcliffe not interested in future Harry Potter movies

When J.K Rowling appeared on Oprah last month, she hinted that there may be a few more Harry Potter books in the works.  This sent fans into a frenzy of joy, as it’s a big step forward from when Rowling was insisting that she’d never go back to the Potter scenarios ever again.

However, any future movies made from potential additions to the Harry Potter saga would probably not have the cast we all know and love, as Daniel Radcliffe has said that he’s not interested in continuing the role beyond Deathly Hallows.  Although that’s sad for fans, it’s understandable that the poor guy would want to move on to something else.  He’s been Harry Potter for about half his life.

Deathly Hallows set to be dark end to Potter movies

After three months of waiting, we finally have another trailer for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I, the first half of the last installment of the Harry Potter movies.  And the trailer certainly doesn’t disappoint – it looks as dark and ominous as the book, and although there are clearly a lot of special effects (as one expects from a movie about magic), there also seems to be a lot of focus on the story, so that’s a positive sign.  I’m a little disappointed that they’ve split the movie into two, but that’s just because I’m cynical and I think the only reason they’ve done it is to milk profits out of us for another year.  If they manage to keep the audience engaged throughout an entire two-part feature, then I’ll withdraw my complaint.  It kind of makes you wonder, though, if they’ve forgotten that the original target audience was supposed to be children.  The new, full-length trailer: Harry Potter trailer

First ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’ Trailer is Here!

Move over Twilighters and make way for the Potter-heads! Harry Potter is back in action and fans have finally been gifted with the first Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows trailer to whet their appetites for the upcoming film.

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Warner Bros. released the first Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows photo last week, featuring our favorite Potter stars: Harry (Daniel Radcliffe), Ron (Rupert Grint) and Hermione (Emma Watson). The first half of Deathly Hallows opens in November, 2010, with the second installment premiering in 2011.

It’s definitely a long wait before Harry Potter fans will finally get to see their favorite J.K. Rowling characters on screen again. Thankfully, however, Warner Bros. has finally released a short preview of the film on video for fans to enjoy.

The new Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows video features behind the scenes footage from the film and interviews with director David Yates and producer David Heyman. The video concludes with a short preview trailer for the film. Check it out below!

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