With the final installment of Harry Potter out in theatres Friday, it's easy to forget just how far the wizard has come.
The video below takes us through time starting when Harry (Daniel Radcliffe) first hears the words, "You're a wizard." Soon he's accepted into the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry where he meets best friends Hermione Granger (Emma Watson) and Ron Weasely (Rupert Grint). Watching the montage, which shows bits from each of the seven films, Radcliffe, Watson and Grint grow from unknown kids playing wizards-in-training to bona fide movie stars whose characters are tasked with saving the world.
Emma Watson has had her pick of the Harry Potter boys, having smooched both Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint for the films.
But for Grint, shooting the much-anticipated lip-lock between Ron and Hermione in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 was a definite challenge. "It was...
Is Paris Hilton helping to create an abandoned pig epidemic? One animal rights group says it could happen.
"People who think they are buying a pig that stays small are being fooled," says Yvonne McIntosh of Best Friends Animal Society.
Celebs including Hilton and Harry Potter's Rupert Grint contributed to a media craze after recently adopting supposed "micro-pigs."
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"Unscrupulous breeders are breeding pigs less than a year old, and by the time the litter is born, the parents still are only about eight months old and far below their full size," said McIntosh, a potbellied pig expert. "The breeders tell folks that the piglets will ...
Though the film's producers are not officially confirming the buzz, Reuters is reporting that 20-year-old Jessie Cave has bested some 7,000 up-and-comers to land the role of Ron Weasley's girlfriend, Lavender Brown, in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. The full cast is due to be announced shortly.... Lionsgate has acquired the rights to Tyler Perry's next two films, The Family That Preys Together and Madea Goes to Jail.... Crossing Jordan alum Kathryn Hahn has been cast in the comedy The Goods: The Don Ready Story, starring Jeremy Piven as a used-car liquidator.
This just in from Warner Bros. Pictures: "Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson will reprise the roles they have made their own: teen wizards Harry Potter, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, respectively, in Warner Bros. Pictures' Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the final two motion-picture adaptations of J.K. Rowling's best-selling book series."Watson, who was rumored to be a holdout as recently as Monday, says in a statement, "I could never let Hermione go she is my hero! I love her too much and love what playing her has meant to me. I am excited and honoured to be finishing what I started and playing her in all seven of the films."What's Parseltongue for, "Back up the Brinks truck?"