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Coltrane Interviews

Coltrane Talks "Cracker," Cars, and Cornelius Fudge

Posted by: sue
September 23, 2006, 11:40 AM

The Daily Record has a new interview with actor Robbie Coltrane where he discusses his return to the series "Cracker," his love of cars, and working with actor Robert Hardy who potrays Minister of Magic Cornelius Fudge. While there is only brief mention of his role as Hagrid in the films,Continued...

OotP Film

Leaky on the Order of the Phoenix Set

Posted by: Melissa
September 23, 2006, 06:51 AM

John Noe and I represented Leaky at the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix sets yesterday and though we can't share any real details yet, we can say that taking a look at production has completely renewed our excitement for this film. Of the three times that Leaky has been to the set, thisContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Tom Felton

Posted by: sue
September 22, 2006, 07:52 AM

Everyone, please join us today as we wish actor Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) a very Happy 19th Birthday! Cheers Tom!

Leaky

Leaky Fan Art Contest Winners Announced

Posted by: sue
September 21, 2006, 02:20 PM

Leaky is proud to announce the winners of our first Fan Art Contest! It was a hard choice to make, as we received so many wonderful entries, but we can now present the winners in two categories as follows:

Hand Drawn:

Radcliffe

Dan Radcliffe Contributes to Charity Auction

Posted by: sue
September 20, 2006, 11:51 AM

Actor Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) is among those contributing to a new charity auction to help in the effort against cancer. Dan autographed a book of poetry up for auction, with proceeds to benefit the Luke Neuhedel Foundation, which "is dedicated to improving the quality of life for childrenContinued...

Isaacs

Jason Isaacs TV Series "Brotherhood" Renewed for Season Two

Posted by: sue
September 20, 2006, 11:36 AM

"Brotherhood," the television series starring Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy) has been renewed for another season. Cable station Showtime has ordered 10 more episodes of the series for next year. The Providence Journal reports that all the main characters of the show, including MichaelContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Child Magazine: J.K.Rowling One of 20 Who Changed Childhood

Posted by: sue
September 19, 2006, 01:08 PM

Child Magazine has a special feature out now about 20 innovators "in the fields of education, entertainment, medicine, and more who forever altered what it means to be young in America." In a list which includes Walt Disney, Jonas Salk, Steve Jobs, The Beatles, and Dr. Seuss,Continued...

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Hermione Granger

Posted by: sue
September 18, 2006, 07:14 PM

The calendar on JKRowling.com has been updated for the 19th to wish Hermione Granger a Happy Birthday. Cheers Hermione! :)

Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Julie!

Posted by: sue
September 18, 2006, 06:24 PM

Gather round
gather round
so you may hear
the joyful news this day!
Our editor Julie
turns 50 years young today!

Happy Birthday Julie! Cheers!

Products

New Draco Malfoy Doll Due Next Year from Tonner

Posted by: sue
September 18, 2006, 01:58 PM

The Tonner Doll Company, makers of the Harry Potter collection of dolls, has announced they will include a new Draco Malfoy doll next year in conjunction with the release of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Playthings.com reports that:

This fall and holiday season, the Harry Potter lineContinued...

PotterCast

PotterCast 56 Now Up!

Posted by: Melissa
September 17, 2006, 08:22 PM

PotterCast 56 is out, and you can listen to find out how to win cool prizes, and for in-depth discussion on Jo's latest comments on the invisibility cloak! To listen, just hit the "Play" button on the right side of the page (--->), or use iTunes, or direct download.) More notes:
-The PotterCast Blog Challenge:Continued...

Products

New Voldemort, Riddle Grave Statues Due from Gentle Giant

Posted by: sue
September 17, 2006, 11:14 AM

A few weeks ago we told you that Gentle Giant, makers of Harry Potter themed statues and mini-busts, was believed to be working on a Voldemort mini-bust for the 2007 collection. That statue of Voldemort has now been officially announced on the Gentle Giant website. Also announced is theContinued...

LeakyLounge

Hop on the Hogwarts Express Today at the Leaky Lounge

Posted by: sue
September 16, 2006, 07:26 AM

All Aboard! The Hogwarts Express is making a stop today at our Leaky Lounge. Yes, that's right, not only is it back to school time, it's time for our September forum event, happening today from 11am till 7pm (EST). The fabulous train is making a stop for Leaky's own Witches andContinued...

Events

Hogwarts Interactive Event Scheduled for Philadelphia in July 2007

Posted by: Melissa
September 15, 2006, 06:12 PM

Bonding over Books today announced Enlightening 2007 ("E7"), the first-ever Harry Potter Camp for Families, to be held on the University of Pennsylvania’s campus on July 12-15, 2007. This immersive, interactive fantasy event for families who love HarryContinued...

Crank It Up: Wizard Rock Hits the Potter Fandom

Posted by: sue
September 14, 2006, 07:09 PM

There is a new article online tonight about the newest form of Potter Fan participation that is really crankin' these days... Wizard Rock. This new feature details the rise of the wizarding- themed rock bands, who are all inspired by and play music related to the Harry Potter books.
In this article,Continued...

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