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Fiennes

Fiennes, de la Tour, Dale Theater Clips Available Online

Posted by: Melissa
June 09, 2006, 10:47 AM

The official website for the Tony Awards has a gallery of video clips of past and present nomineees. The clips include scenes from nominated performances and shows as well as backstage interviews. Of interest to Potter fans will be the interviews wih Jim Dale (narrator, U.S. audiobooks) andContinued...

Rickman

Alan Rickman to Star in New Film and Direct in Edinburgh

Posted by: Melissa
June 08, 2006, 11:30 PM

During the hiatus from Order of the Phoenix filming, Alan Rickman will be keeping busy. He is attached to star in the film The Villa Golitsyn with Kristin Scott Thomas, which begins shooting in France this summer and is slated for a 2007 release. He will also bring "My Name is RachelContinued...

Radcliffe

More on Dan Radcliffe "Extras" Appearance

Posted by: sue
June 08, 2006, 09:45 PM

A few days ago there was news on actor Dan Radcliffe's upcoming appearance on the Ricky Gervais show "Extras." Today there are new reports online which give further detail about all the guest stars for this season. Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) is now described as playing a character on the showContinued...

HP Cast

Devon and Stan Say Konichiwa

Posted by: Melissa
June 08, 2006, 05:04 PM

Devon Murray (Seamus Finnigan) and Stanislav Ianevski (Viktor Krum) have been touring Japan, and have sent Leaky some pictures of their visit:
Visiting Red Monkey in Shibuya, picking out their watches (the Red Monkey Watches are known as celebrity watches).
In Fukushima, they visited girl’s school andContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling Voted Greatest Living British Author

Posted by: Melissa
June 07, 2006, 10:18 PM

As we told you in March, The Book Magazine, a quarterly pulication launched this year, ran an online poll to select the greatest living British writers. J.K. Rowling tops the list, with three times the number of votes as the second-place author, Terry Pratchett. Others in the top 20 include A.S.Continued...

Thompson

Emma Thompson, Imelda Staunton at UK Glamour Awards

Posted by: sue
June 07, 2006, 05:13 PM

Last night, actress Emma Thompson was awarded the UK Glamour Women of the Year award, as "Film-Maker of the Year." Also attending this award ceremony was her new co-star in Order of the Phoenix, actress Imelda Staunton. You can see some good photos of the actresses who play ProfessorContinued...

Gambon Interviews

New Michael Gambon Interview: Driving, Dumbledore and More

Posted by: Melissa
June 06, 2006, 10:31 AM

Michael Gambon recently appeared on the British television show Top Gear, and sat down with presenter Jeremy Clarkson for a chatty and very funny interview in which he discussed cars, interviews, theater and film. You can see this interview in WMV and iPod-friendly format here, thanks toContinued...

Radcliffe

Dan Radcliffe Appearance on "Extras" Due Soon

Posted by: sue
June 06, 2006, 09:59 AM

Ricky Gervais appeared on the Jo Whiley Radio Show recently, and confirmed again that actor Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) would be appearing on the comedy show "Extras" in the near future. Mr. Gervais said that a cameo appearance from Dan is coming soon, as new episodes of the program areContinued...

Weekly Cauldron Shop Update

Posted by: sue
June 06, 2006, 09:42 AM

Here is your weekly Cauldron Shop update, highlighting what's hot in the shop. This week, all things Slytherin:

All purchases made via the Cauldron Shop help support the entire Floo Network,Continued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Jason Isaacs!

Posted by: sue
June 06, 2006, 06:43 AM

Oh what glad tidings and joy I have this day
Everyone, won't you please join in and say
Here's to you, Jason Isaacs,
Happy 43 Birthday!

Here's to you Jason, our favorite beautiful blue-eyed baddie! May you always wear the Paris Hilton wig as Lucius Malfoy with style for years to come. Cheers to you on yourContinued...

Movies

EW: Harry Potter Number Two Fictional Character

Posted by: sue
June 05, 2006, 07:22 PM

There is a new list out from Entertainment Weekly magazine, this time of the top fictional characters. Harry Potter came in at number two on their list of top franchise characters, with Wolverine from X-Men taking the top spot:

Few other teenagers could boast of vanquishing evil wizards and box officeContinued...

PotterCast

PotterCast #42: Three Men and a Dawlish

Posted by: Melissa
June 04, 2006, 10:14 PM

PotterCast 42 is now available!
In this show:

-It's June, have ya voted yet? John singing "New York, New York" at Vegas (as promised on PotterCast.com depends on it).
-New: From now on every week, on Mondays from 12 pm EST, the Corner Booth, Leaky's text chat, will be open for a few hours toContinued...

Film Awards

Harry Potter Comes Up Short at MTV Awards

Posted by: Melissa
June 04, 2006, 09:51 PM

We told you about the nominations for the MTV Movie Awards when voting opened in April. The winners were announced last night, and unfortunately, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire was shut out in all three categories for which it received nominations. Christian Bale ("Batman Begins") wonContinued...

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Draco Malfoy

Posted by: sue
June 04, 2006, 07:04 PM

Well, after the events in Book Six, it's hard to say this, but I guess we should join in for a chorus of 'Happy Birthday Draco Malfoy', as noted on the calendar for June 5 on JKRowling.com.

LeakyLounge

Registration for Chamber of Secrets Reading Groups Open

Posted by: Melissa
June 03, 2006, 01:36 PM

Registration to participate in our Harry Potter reading groups is open again, this time for discussion of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. To get sorted into a group, click here! You don't need to have been in any previous groups to participate now, but you do need to beContinued...

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