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Actors in the News Weekly Roundup (Updated)

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Posted by: Rosi
January 17, 2010, 09:52 AM

As of today we have a new weekly feature on Leaky, which will bring you a round up of the latest happenings of the Harry Potter actors. This week, there have been a number of stories related to the Harry Potter actors in the news this week. Firstly, our Order Partner reports that Universal Pictures UK will be distributing "Cherrybomb" in the U.K. later this year. Mr. Grint plays the role of Malachy, one of two best friends fighting for the attention of the new girl in town, Michelle (played by Kimberley Nixon). The film also stars "Misfits" actor Robert Sheehan and James Nesbitt.

Secondly, earlier this week Matt Lewis (Neville Longbottom) updated his Twitter status pointing everyone in the direction of Freddie Stroma's Twitter. Mr. Stroma, who portrays Cormac McLaggen in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" can be found under the Twitter username @freddiestroma.

Thirdly, our galleries have been updated with photos from the premiere of "The Book of Eli" in Los Angeles. The film features a number of actors from the Harry Potter films, including Gary Oldman (Sirius Black) as Carnegie, Frances de la Tour (Madame Maxime) as Martha and Michael Gambon (Albus Dumbledore) as George. Photos from the premiere, which Gary Oldman attended, can be seen here.

Lastly, the galleries have also been updated with photos from the "Legally Blonde: The Musical" gala night. Jessie Cave (Lavender Brown), Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy) and David Tennant (Barty Crouch Jr.) attended the musical's opening gala at the Savoy Theatre, London. The album can be found here in our galleries.

Update: Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) has updated her website with a preview of Ms. Watson's new fair trade fashion range in collaboration with People Tree. These photos, which originally appeared in an article in The Times last week, can be found right here in our galleries. The actress is quoted in the article as saying, "“I think young people like me are becoming increasingly aware of the humanitarian issues surrounding fast fashion and want to make good choices but there aren’t many options out there.” Ms. Watson's fashion range will be available from People Tree next month.

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1225 Points

Thanks Rosi! Great new feature!

Posted by Doris on January 17, 2010, 10:05 AM report to moderator
20305 Points

wow, thanks for working even harder to make leaky better! :)

Posted by friendofblob on January 17, 2010, 10:13 AM report to moderator
3134 Points

Cool new feature – thanks, Leaky!

OMG, Gary Oldman = Totally Sexy Man

171 Points

i like this new feature. thanks! and hooray for Rups!

Posted by cosmo409 on January 17, 2010, 11:14 AM report to moderator
341 Points

Really good idea, thanks!!!!!!

Posted by hermione97 on January 17, 2010, 11:59 AM report to moderator
2168 Points

i love this new feature thing. love emma and how she cares.
wats new with tom?

Posted by MaggieNoise on January 17, 2010, 12:31 PM report to moderator
2168 Points

oh yeah. totally gonna watch that movie

Posted by MaggieNoise on January 17, 2010, 12:31 PM report to moderator
1373 Points

Thanx Leaky!!! That’s great that Cherrybomb will be distributed by a big company, more fans will be able to see it! :)

Posted by Pollytomat on January 17, 2010, 12:37 PM report to moderator

what about Wild Target? That was meant to be released late last year in UK but I never saw sight or sound of it.

Posted by anne1 on January 17, 2010, 12:48 PM report to moderator
80450 Points

Nice idea Rosi… Here’s another… A weekly report on Leaky news. Internal stuff. Things being fixed. Things that HAVE been fixed. Site or policy changes being made or contemplated. Winners of contests etc. Members that have performed service to Leaky or to the HP community. Etc. etc…

Posted by Won_Two on January 17, 2010, 01:00 PM report to moderator
606 Points

Great new feature!

Posted by Dawna on January 17, 2010, 01:35 PM report to moderator
349 Points

Great new feature!

Posted by AvanelleWood on January 17, 2010, 01:50 PM report to moderator
4565 Points

I like this new feature. A weekly update of what some of our favorite actors are doing! Awesome.

Posted by Ron&Hermione-4-ever [ROAR] on January 17, 2010, 02:36 PM report to moderator
803 Points

good feature. I wonder if there will be any menswear on emma’s line.

Posted by abandonedboyjon on January 17, 2010, 02:53 PM report to moderator
1408 Points

I like the new feature!

Posted by da_member0808 on January 17, 2010, 03:03 PM report to moderator
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