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Finnish HBP Release Date

Posted by: Melissa
October 21, 2005, 09:41 AM

Harry Potter ja puoliverinen prinssi, the Finnish version of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, will hit bookstores on March 16, 2006. The book was translated by Jaana Kapari, who also translated the first five HP volumes from English to Finnish, and is being published by Tammi. Click here for more info (if you canContinued...

Fiennes Interviews

Ralph Fiennes Talks More on Voldemort

Posted by: sue
October 21, 2005, 08:05 AM

Actor Ralph Fiennes has given a new interview with Dark Horizons where he speaks quite a bit more about his role as the villainous Lord Voldemort in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. He says that he is aware of the high anticipation for his character's appearance in the film, noting "It'sContinued...


New Widget: Harry Potter News

Posted by: Melissa
October 20, 2005, 09:44 PM

Our widget gallery has been upated with our newest widget from one of our newest widgeteers, Chris Chang.
Update: This widget has been honored as an Apple Staff Favorite!

This one is the Harry Potter News Widget, a first of its kind, downloadable here. This widget provides you with a constant feed of your HP news, directlyContinued...


Score Music and Full Song from GoF Soundtrack

Posted by: sue
October 20, 2005, 08:14 PM

Earlier we told you about a short exerpt of a song by the Weird Sisters band in Goblet of Fire being posted on Now the entire song "This is The Night" has been uploaded, as well as the first title for the score for Goblet composed by Patrick Doyle called "The Story Continues";Continued...


Extra! Goblet of Fire Preview Footage: Complete Ferret Scene, Clips with Radcliffe

Posted by: sue
October 20, 2005, 06:55 PM

The Extra! TV program with the segment on Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire has aired in many parts of the US tonight. There was footage of the Ferret scene, a brief clip of Harry confronting Draco, and interview clips with actor Daniel Radcliffe. The footageContinued...


Alan Rickman at London Film Festival

Posted by: sue
October 20, 2005, 05:52 PM

Actor Alan Rickman (Professor Snape) will be part of the judge's panel on the best short films at the London Film Festival. Mr Rickman will join others such as Dame Helen Mirren and Kate Winslet on picking the best of the TCM Classic Shorts. These short films will also be broadcast later on Turner ClassicContinued...

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

MP3 Sample from Gof Soundtrack

Posted by: Melissa
October 20, 2005, 05:11 PM

AtEaseWeb , an unofficial site for the band Radiohead has posted an MP3 clip from a song from Goblet of Fire called "This is the Night." Click here to listen! Thanks to HPANA for the heads up!


New Ginny Pic in Hi-Res

Posted by: Melissa
October 20, 2005, 01:35 PM

WB sent over this new pic of Bonnie Wright as Ginny Weasley - enjoy!

Ginny (Big)
Ginny (Medium)
Ginny (Small)


Official Site Update

Posted by: Melissa
October 20, 2005, 01:29 PM

The Official HP site,, has been updated in Goblet of Fire fashion! Check it out! Thanks, Yann!


New Goblet of Fire Commercial Online

Posted by: sue
October 20, 2005, 06:21 AM

Thanks to reader Mike for the heads up a new 30 second Goblet of Fire commercial is now online. While some of the footage we have seen before, it does includes new images of Dumbledore, Ron, Fred & George, Hagrid speaking, and more. Enjoy!

* Low

* Medium
* High


Vote for Leaky on the TriWizard Tournament

Posted by: Melissa
October 20, 2005, 12:51 AM

TLC is taking part in this year's WB-sponsored TriWizard Tournament, run on Over the past six months fans have been voting on which webmasters of which sites will be elected as one of three "School Captains." Leaky came in the top 10. Now you vote to put us in the top threeContinued...


New Goblet of Fire Promo Banners

Posted by: sue
October 19, 2005, 07:14 PM

Jo from let us know about three new Goblet of Fire promo character banners she posted. They are:
* Harry and Cedric (includes new pic of Cedric)

* Hermione and Krum

* Ron and Fleur

Thanks Jo!


EXTRA! Goblet of Fire Preview on Thursday

Posted by: sue
October 19, 2005, 07:03 PM

Set your VCR's everyone! Tomorrow, the Extra! television show will broadcast an "exclusive" behind- the- scenes preview of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. As this show is syndicated, please check your local listings for air time and channel.
Thanks Brian!

So You Think You Know About Harry Potter?

Posted by: Melissa
October 19, 2005, 03:19 PM

Reader Mary has let us know that VH1 has an article posted entitled "20 Things You Didn't Know About Harry Potter." Ha! They obviously aren't referring to Leaky readers, but, still, there might be a few surprises there. Check it out!


UK Goblet Film Rating, Trailer News

Posted by: sue
October 19, 2005, 12:09 PM

In the UK Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire has now been officially given a 12A rating. Here in the US, Goblet is rated PG-13. CBBC Newsround reports

"Examiners decided that the 12A was the most suitable category, as younger or more sensitive viewers could be frightened by some of the more intenseContinued...

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