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Emma Watson featured on Cover of September UK Vogue

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Aug 03, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

Interviews, News, Watson, Watson Interviews

Emma Watson is set to be featured on the cover of Vogue’s upcoming UK September issue. This is Emma’s second time on the cover of UK Vogue (previously appearing on the UK Vogue in December 2010), she has been featured on US Vogue (July 2011), Teen Vogue (July 2009), and in many articles throughout various editions …read more!

A Very Geeky Weekend

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Aug 02, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

News

GeekyCon was such a smash hit this weekend it temporarily broke Leaky! GeekyCon came to a close today after 3 days of fandoms colliding in perfect harmony and unity. The event started off right with an amazing article from Buzzfeed about GeekyCon and our very own Melissa. It was a weekend of love and friendship …read more!

Natalia Tena and “Once Upon an Iceberg”

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Aug 02, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

Movies, News, Tena

Natalia Tena (the beloved Tonks, or Nymphadora Tonks if you dare) has joined the cast of an animation short, Once Upon an Iceberg. The short description of the animated short calls the film “an ugly fairy tale with a lot of heart.” The animated short is currently in production, running at about 8 minutes total. …read more!

Jack Thorne talks of working on “Cursed Child”

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Aug 01, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, J.K. Rowling, News, Potter News

Playwright Jack Thorne has found himself thrust into the Harry Potter universe. Not only is he new to the insider world of of Harry Potter, but Thorne landed one of it’s most important roles, second to J.K. Rowling. Jack Thorne wrote the script for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, in collaboration with J.K. Rowling and …read more!

Daniel Radcliffe Joins the Cast of Upcoming FBI Thriller ‘Imperium’

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Aug 01, 2015

Posted by: Milka

News, Radcliffe

Deadline reports that Daniel Radcliffe has been signed to play the lead role in a new FBI thriller, Imperium, from Atomic Features and Tycor International Film Company. According to Deadline: “Radcliffe will star as a young FBI agent who goes undercover to find and stop white supremacists trying to make a dirty bomb. It’s based on the …read more!

Happy 50th Birthday J.K. Rowling, Happy 35th Harry!

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Jul 31, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

Actor Birthdays, Character Birthdays, J.K. Rowling, News

Today marks a mile stone of great celebration for our most beloved author. As Jo Rowling turns 50 today, we all feel like the entire world should be celebrating just wizards celebrated Harry’s victory over Voldemort (twice)! Celebrations that spill out into the streets, and make ignorant muggle folk ask “why?”. J.K. Rowling told the …read more!

Happy Birthday, Neville!

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Jul 30, 2015

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Birthdays, Character Birthdays

30th July marks the 35th birthday of Neville Longbottom, a character who shows that we can prove ourselves to have more strength and courage than we could ever know. At first appearance, Neville was an unexpected Gryffindor, and his first few years at Hogwarts were riddled with mishaps. He made his entrance as a clumsy boy looking …read more!

“Career of Evil” Available for Pre-Order

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Jul 29, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

Books, J.K. Rowling, News

This spring, J.K. Rowling announced that her good pal, Robert Galbraith, would be releasing his third Cormoran Strike novel. Though the other novels in the mystery series were released during the summer season, Career of Evil will be hitting shelves this fall (October 20th in the US, and October 22nd in the UK). Amazon has recently made the …read more!

J.K. Rowling on TLC’s “Who Do You Think You Are?”

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Jul 29, 2015

Posted by: Katie Eller

JKR Interviews, News

An episode of the genealogy show, Who Do You Think You Are?, featuring J.K. Rowling will make its American television debut this Sunday, August 2 at 9 PM EST on TLC.  While TLC is touting this as a premier, it is actually a reworking (if not a complete rerun) of an episode that debuted on BBC …read more!

New Photos Released of Emma Watson in ‘Colonia’

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Jul 29, 2015

Posted by: Milka

Films, News, Watson

Earlier this week, Toronto International Film Festival website announced a large portion of its official line-up for the festival starting on September 10. Included in the line up is Colonia, a thriller directed by Florian Gallenberger, starring Emma Watson and Daniel Brühl. Playlist writes that Colonia: “tells the story of Lena and Daniel, a young couple, who …read more!

OKREAL’s Exclusive Interview with Bonnie Wright

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Jul 28, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

Actor Interviews, News, Wright Interviews

OKREAL, a new website “that gives you the tools to choose your life,” sat down for an exclusive interview with Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley). Bonnie Wright was selected as one in a range of women the site talks to about their successes and how they achieved them, but most of all what is important to them. …read more!

France wins the First European Games!

local amateur photographer Michael Nisi, who took some pictures while Italian team was training in Sarteano, on 2nd of May.

Sarteano2015 is very happy to share with all of you the pictures taken by Michael Nisi during the training of the Italian muggle quidditch team. The whole town enjoyed welcoming the players, and for all the people who has missed the show there will be other chances until July...

Jul 27, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

Fan Events, News

It came down to a classic and historic rivalry: the French versus the British. There were a few casualties–the French first string keeper broke his shoulder–but the “really tough, really intense” game ended on a fair Snitch snatch, leaving the French with the champion title after a 90-50 win. Representatives from each team spoke to …read more!

Retweet for a Chance to Win “A Little Chaos”

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Jul 27, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

Contests, News

SnitchSeeker is giving away Blu-Ray copies of Alan Rickman’s new film, A Little Chaos. All one has to do is retweet a tweet from SnitchSeeker’s Twitter feed. This contest only applies to US Residents only. Please visit the original article for more details!

Listening to Rupert Grint

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Jul 27, 2015

Posted by: Katie Eller

Book Reviews, Grint

Looking for an audio book for your last road trip of the summer?  Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) narrates the audio books editions of British author Liz Pichon’s series of Tom Gates books. In the first book, The Brilliant World of Tom Gates, fifth-grader Tom tells a comic tale of teacher-misunderstandings, a tormented teenage sister, concert …read more!

Birthday Boy Daniel Radcliffe Shares Voice-acting Appearance

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Jul 23, 2015

Posted by: Katie Eller

News, Radcliffe

Today we wish a happy birthday to Daniel Radcliffe!  The lead actor of the Harry Potter films turns 26 today.  With so many upcoming projects, including Victor Frankenstein, this is sure to be a good year for him. For a behind-the-scenes look at another project, Radcliffe recently posted a clip of a voice-acting appearance on …read more!

First Quidditch European Games to be held in Italy

local amateur photographer Michael Nisi, who took some pictures while Italian team was training in Sarteano, on 2nd of May.

Sarteano2015 is very happy to share with all of you the pictures taken by Michael Nisi during the training of the Italian muggle quidditch team. The whole town enjoyed welcoming the players, and for all the people who has missed the show there will be other chances until July...

Jul 21, 2015

Posted by: Alysha McLeod

Events, Fun, News

As some will recall from our World Cup 8 report, the IQA (International Quidditch Association) dissolved in  2014, after many non-US Quidditch teams refused their bids to the 7th annual Quidditch World Cup. The IQA was then split into national associations (i.e. USQ, QUK, etc.). US World Cup 8 was hosted by USQ, while European …read more!

UPDATE: Coverage of ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Casting Call in London

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Jul 18, 2015

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Casting, Events, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, J.K. Rowling, Media, Movies, News, Warner Bros.

Today, thousands of girls aged 8-12 years flocked to the Excel Centre in London to audition for the role of ‘Modesty’ in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, due for release in November 2016. J.K. Rowling also tweeted about her excitement to find the girl perfect girl to play the ‘haunted young girl with an …read more!

Newly Knighted Sir John Hurt Says Cancer Treatment Going Well

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Jul 18, 2015

Posted by: Katie Eller

Actor Interviews

After being knighted by the Queen for his acting achievements, Sir John Hurt told the Eastern Daily Press that he was feeling surprisingly well.  As we reported here at Leaky, Sir John, who played Mr. Ollivander in the Harry Potter films, was recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Speaking after the Windsor Castle Investiture ceremony he said: …read more!

‘Philosopher’s Stone’ owls to visit Aberdeen, U.K. this weekend

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Jul 16, 2015

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Events, Films, Movies, News

The Snowy Owl who played Hedwig, and Eral, a Great Horned Owl who delivered Harry’s first letter in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone are set to visit Duthie Park in Aberdeen this Sunday. The two ‘Harry Potter owls’ are from the Owl and Pussycat Centre in Maud, who frequently take the birds to local events.   The Press …read more!

Unveiling of expansion to Warner Bros. Hollywood Studio Tour

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Jul 16, 2015

Posted by: Emma Pocock

News, Props-Sets, Warner Bros.

SnitchSeeker recently made an early visit to the brand new exhibit (opened July 16th) at the Warner Bros. Hollywood Studio Tour – Stage 48: Script to Screen. This is a $13 million addition to the tour, which takes about two hours to complete, moving from set to set on the archetypal navigator of the Hollywood film industry: a golf cart. Giving guests a deep and …read more!



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