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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Leaky Re-Opens PotterParties.com, the Place to Find and List Deathly Hallows Parties!

Posted by: Melissa
April 29, 2007, 11:23 PM

We're VERY happy to announce that almost three full months before Deathly Hallows hits shelves, PotterParties.com is live again!
What is PotterParties? It is a comprehensive, free listing of Harry Potter book parties all over the world. There are ALREADY 1,163Continued...

Products

New NECA Weasley Clock, Quidditch Snow Globe and More

Posted by: sue
April 29, 2007, 02:55 PM

New looks at the products due out with the release of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix are now online. Earlier we told you about the NECA house banners, keychains and magnets due; now the company (which holds the North American license to the Harry Potter products) has updated theirContinued...

Rickman

New Alan Rickman Photos, Video of Interview on "Weekend Today"

Posted by: sue
April 29, 2007, 02:34 PM

Actor Alan Rickman (Professor Severus Snape) appeared last night at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York for the premiere of his new film "Nobel Son." You can now see some new photos of the actor here in our galleries.
Also, as we reported earlier, Alan was due to appear onContinued...

Leaky

Happy Birthday, Corner Booth

Posted by: sue
April 29, 2007, 02:15 PM

As we are getting closer to the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, many fans are eager to discuss and learn new ideas and theories about what may be ahead in Book Seven. One way to take part in these discussions is in our Corner Booth chat area on the Leaky Lounge, which has been open for a year as ofContinued...

Watson

Emma Watson on Ron and Hermione: "A Perfect Couple"

Posted by: sue
April 29, 2007, 09:10 AM

A new interview with actress Emma Watson appears in the latest edition of the Italian magazine "Donna," and thanks to TLC reader Stefano we have the scans here in our galleries and translation of this article. In this new interview, Emma speaks about her role as Hermione Granger for theContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling Portrait in Smithsonian, on New Rich List

Posted by: sue
April 29, 2007, 08:24 AM

There are a couple pieces of news today to tell you about Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling.
First, many of you mailed to say that a portrait of Jo is on exhibit in the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. The "Great Britons: Treasures from the National Portrait Gallery, London”Continued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Spoil Us Not, Sneaks!: A refresher on Leaky's pre-book policy

Posted by: Melissa
April 28, 2007, 10:37 AM

OK peoples. It's just about that time: A few months away from the book. THE book. We're getting a lot of e-mails about spoilers - and not just the kind where you say, "You may not want to read my theory because it's totally a spoiler." Thanks for the warning - weContinued...

HP Cast

Cast Watch: Julie Walters, Dan Radcliffe, Brendan Gleeson and Chris Columbus

Posted by: Edward
April 27, 2007, 10:26 PM

Actors from the Harry Potter series have been busy lately; here are a few updates on the projects they have been working on.
Actress Julie Walters (Mrs. Weasley) will be playing ‘TV standards campaigner’ Mary Whitehouse in a film for BBCContinued...

OotP Film

New Mention of "Order of the Phoenix" on E! Special

Posted by: sue
April 27, 2007, 09:15 PM

In what is sure to be the beginning of the next round of television promotions for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, E! Entertainment is running a new special called Hot Summer Sixteen 2007, that apparently contains a short bit of the new trailer. This program is set to air again tonightContinued...

Products

New Lego OotP Hogwarts Castle Due in May

Posted by: sue
April 27, 2007, 05:16 PM

Good news today for Lego fans. The Lego website has been updated as their shop now features the the new Hogwarts castle from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. This item, which features things such as the greenhouse, thestrals, the Room of Requirement, and even your own Umbridge minifig, will beContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

More on UK Special Edition of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: sue
April 27, 2007, 12:55 PM

We have a bit more for you today from UK publishers Bloomsbury, regarding the special edition of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Along with the audio book, large print, children's and adult editions of the last Harry Potter book, this special edition is due to be releasedContinued...

Rickman

Alan Rickman to appear on Weekend Today; New Interview Online

Posted by: sue
April 27, 2007, 12:21 PM

Actor Alan Rickman is due to appear tomorrow on NBC's Weekend Today program, along with actress Sigourney Weaver. They will be appearing to promote their film Snow Cake, and it is unknown if Mr. Rickman will mention his role in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling , Alfonso Cuaron Wired Rave Award Update

Posted by: sue
April 27, 2007, 08:23 AM

Last week, TLC first told you that Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling had been named one of the 2007 Wired magazine Rave awards winners (scan of article here with new photo of Jo), which are given to 22 different people who " told a unique story, but they tended to have one thing in common:Continued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Bloomsbury Harry Potter Site and the Potter Press

Posted by: sue
April 27, 2007, 07:18 AM

Bloomsbury, the UK publishers of the Harry Potter novels, is doing a bit of redecorating this morning, with new layouts to their Harry Potter website. When you click this link, you are now met by the image of that mysterious rune symbol from the side of the new UK Children's cover to HarryContinued...

OotP Film

Umbridge the Villain in OotP : So Bad It's Good

Posted by: sue
April 26, 2007, 07:05 PM

Time magazine has a new article online about the upcoming summer movie season, and focuses on not the heroes of the films, but the villains. Noting these characters "get the plot spinning toward catastrophe; its their lurid schemes the hero must rise to defeat," one of the twelve mentionedContinued...

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