Thank Jeebus we get to see more of favorite ginger Ron Weasley and adorable dude Draco Malfoy! The pair of them–real names Rupert Grint and Tom Felton–were contracted by indie fashion line Band of Outsiders to model their fall collection. More images from the photo shoot after the jump, and see the whole collection on the BoO site. [Band of Outsiders] Keep reading »
What’s going on with the phallic imagery in these Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince posters? Young adult novelist Meg Cabot points out on her blog that there’s something strange, and clearly, um, preferential going on with Ron Weasley’s manly broomstick. Placed side-by-side, you see Ron’s thick and long broom pointing upwards, while Harry’s much smaller wand points down.
“Is this Daniel Radcliffe’s punishment because we’ve all seen him with his clothes off on YouTube?” questions Cabot hilariously. Maybe Warner Bros. execs have some secret plan for turning sidekick Ron into a teen hunk (he must feel pretty lousy, after all, when he’s got not only Daniel to contend with but also co-star Emma Watson, the world’s new It Girl). Cabot sure has a point about Ron’s beefy outfit and powerful stance: “If you were a teenaged girl, who would you rather go out with,” Cabot puts it simply. [MegCabot.com] Keep reading »