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Another Movie on the Harry Potter lines

Harry Potter is set for another movie outing in the remake of 1986 movie Troll.
In that film, child star Noah Hathaway played heroic Harry Potter, Jr. and now up-and-coming youngster Harrison Bliss has signed on to recreate the role in a new version of the cult film, titled The Troll: The Rise of Harry Potter.
Movie spokesman Ed Lozzi tells WENN that the producers and lawyers behind the film feel they can press on with the project without fear that the movie bosses behind author J.K. Rowling's Potter empire can shut it down.
Lozzi says, "The original movie was conceived, written and directed by John Carl Buechler in 1986. The film chronicled the adventures of Harry Potter, Jr. after his sister Wendy is attacked and possessed by an evil wizard, posing as a troll in the Potter family’s new apartment complex.
"This film is not a continuation of J.K. Rowling’s intrepid boy wizard. It is about everybody’s other favourite boy with magical powers - Harry Potter Jr. - and his father Harry Potter."
And the producers have signed top Los Angeles lawyer Thomas Girardi to make sure their project isn't hampered by the movie executives behind the other Potter films.
He states that Troll producers actually considered suing Warner Bros. over the Harry Potter name some years ago: "While some of the films' themes might seem familiar, Troll's owner decided not to sue J. K. Rowling or Warner Bros... because of a family tragedy at the time. They just put it on the back burner... and delayed matters until now.
"There is no problem with doing a remake of Troll because you can remake your own stuff. Everybody knows it was our material. We made the movie years before Rowling came out with her book."
A director has yet to be attached to the Troll remake.
The eighth and final Harry Potter film, The Deathly Hallows Part 2, was released to much fanfare and acclaim earlier this summer (11).

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Twilight copies Harry Potter's idea!

A man riding on the coattails of the recently announced Pottermore website for adoring Harry Potter fans, has created one of his own named Twimore, for vampire-loving Twihards everywhere.
The website has caused an outrage among both the "Harry Potter" and "Twilight" fans. The JK Rowling following has accused 22-year-old Kaleb Nation of being unoriginal and the "Twilight" series unworthy of being in the same realm as the "Harry Potter" series.
"Twilight" fans have been bombarding the creator with e-mails asking to be the first to have access to this “exclusive” site. What these angered and frantic fans do not know is that the website is a complete parody of the original announcement made by J.K. Rowling about the interactive Pottermore website.
Kaleb Nation is just a talented YouTube video creator who happened to be the first to think of the idea to do the parody and was actually shocked that no one had done it already, not knowing he would spark such a reaction from "Twilight" fans and haters alike.
“My email inbox is stuffed with people begging for early access to Twimore. I'm not sure how many of these are serious. I'm flattered that my web design and video production skills are so convincing!,” he said in an e-mail interview with the Huffington Post.

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Pottermore – Harry Potter's digital adventure

Potter @digitally best!

We've seen him grow from a bespectacled small boy who lived in the cupboard under the stairs to a married father of three, head of the Auror department and conqueror of Lord Voldemort. This autumn, Harry Potter will take the final step to maturity as he waltzes into the digital arena withthe launch of Pottermore, interactive website and home of the Potter ebooks.
I'm a bit old, really, at 32 to be excited about the launch of a website dedicated to a series of children's books, but I appear to have signed myself up for access to Pottermore regardless. I first realised Potter was something special in the summer of 2000, when my cousin spent an entire night obsessively reading his new copy of Goblet of Fire. The next morning, exhausted from sleeping on an airport floor, collapsed in our tent, my brother and I went to sleep but my cousin just kept on reading. Such dedication: I decided I had to check them out, and although I've never actually stayed up all night reading one of them, I will confess to a midnight trip to Asda when the Half-Blood Prince came out, and to locking myself in the bathroom to finish Deathly Hallows: stupid family, distracting me from my books.
It's not something I readily admit to in adult company, but I've not only read all the Harry Potter books, I also reread them on occasion: they're the ultimate comfort read for a bad/sad day. With the final book published four years ago though, and the final film released in July, it was looking like rereads and rewatches were the only thing left for Potter fans. Until Rowling's revelation last month that, just as we'd always suspected, she had written thousands of extra words about the Potterverse, and was going to share them with her fans on her new website.
No longer will we have to wonder about the past lives of Dursleys and McGonagalls, about the secrets of Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw and Slytherin houses or the details of wand wood. I caught a glimpse of a few of the Pottermore pages at the press conference launching the website last month – I was scribbling furiously, but a young Professor McGonagall's love for a Muggle was the only bit I managed to get down on paper – and it looks like the appetite of even the most obsessive of fans will be satisfied by what's going to be on offer.
With 18,000 words already written, and more to come, Pottermore will first be restricted to the world of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, but new material around events, places and characters from all seven books will be added in due course. I think I'm most looking forward to Rowling's detailed explanation of Quidditch. "The number of geeky men who come up to me to argue about Quidditch – well, I'd be a lot richer if I got a quid for every one," she said at the conference. "They just think it's illogical. It's not. I had a speech by Dumbledore in the first book explaining why it's not illogical, but it never made it in. It will do at some point." You show those geeks, JK.

--Guardian, UK