Leaky News Archives for May 2004
Jenna, from Dan Radcliffe.com , has posted scans of a new interview and new pictures of the trio of Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint in the June issue of Nickelodeon Magazine. Update: CBBC Newsround has used this article for a feature on Rupert Grint. Enjoy!
Just a reminder that Robbie Coltrane(Hagrid) guest stars on the series finale of NBC's Frasier tonight at 9pm (est). Thanks Amy!
Well, we already knew that, but it seems others are catching on. A Yahoo! poll puts Prisoner three percentage points ahead of Spider-Man 2 and a mile ahead everyone else in the anticipation arena. Thanks to Anne U!
Piperemily has sent scans of the 2005 mini calendar. Most of the months are a combination of photographs and artwork taken from shots that we've already seen, but there are two new images:
A family from Webster, NY, has won ABC's sweepstakes and will soon be flying off to London for the PoA premiere, according to the WOKR-TV 13 Rochester News.
The kids are hoping to meet the stars and they even have a "homework" assignment from friends at school.
They asked me to bring myContinued...
As the third of the Harry Potter books makes its way into film, the interest in the series is still strong. The Scotsman takes a look at the continuing popularity of Harry Potter and has this from one knowledgeable fan, Leaky's managing editor, Melissa Anelli:
"The notion that Harry Potter is a series for kids isContinued...
Morgana and Annie (who told they are a Gryffindor and Slytherin, respectively), have sent us a load of new pictures from a HP stickerbook - some great ones here, thanks girls!
"...embraced Black like a brother."
Harry, Sirius, Hermione, Prongs montage - Prongs first look!
Ron and Harry in Divination
Sci Fi Wire has posted a short interview with HP production designer Stuart Craig:
"When we did Sorcerer's Stone nothing was there ready to be reused or reinvented as something else. Everything needed to be created from scratch, so it was an enormous building list. Inevitably, some things got done well,Continued...
Hey guys. We're risking going back to our full version until the movie premieres, or until it looks like we're about to explode again. If you have a slow connection and would like the text version, you can get it here. The text version is always updated simultaneously with the full version, so you'reContinued...
Tonight's episode of the West Wing, "Gaza," features Jason Isaacs of Lucius Malfoy fame as a photojournalist and love interest for the character Donna Moss. You can see a pic of him in the show here (he's on the left). Thanks Alex for the reminder!
Thanks to DanRadcliffe.com for pointing out this Washington Post interview with director Alfonso Cuaron, which includes this:
Q: How closely can you, and must you, stick to the book?
A: I was very happy that very early on I had great advice from J.K. Rowling: "Be faithful to the spirit of the book, don't be literal."Continued...
Cindy writes to tell us that Daniel Radcliffe is scheduled for Tuesday, May 25th for Conan O'Brien, and that HBO will air their behind the scenes special on PoA on May 25th at 8:45 pm (EST).
UPDATE: And don't forget the E! PoA preview tomorrow; click for details.
Adavance ticket sales for PoA in Australia go on sale May 13th. We're told you can book through Village Cinemas.
Mugglethai wrote to tell us they have eight new film stills, including a beautiful shot of Hermione and a shot of Gryffindors admiring Harry's beautiful new Firebolt.
p.s. We know we've reminded you before, but it's going to be a high bandwidth month for all the Harry Potter sites, so we want to mention itContinued...