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OotP Film

New IMAX OotP Poster

Posted by: sue
April 19, 2007, 11:08 PM

Thanks to sharp eyed TLC reader Justin, we now know of a brand new Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix poster as seen via the IMAX.com website. This poster shows Harry Potter (Dan Radcliffe), Ron Weasley (Rupert Grint), Hermione Granger (Emma Watson), Neville Longbottom (Matt Lewis), Luna Lovegood (Evanna Lynch), GinnyContinued...

Chamber of Chat

Chamber of Chat: Adobe Site of the Day!

Posted by: sue
April 19, 2007, 10:42 PM

Congratulations go to the Chamber of Chat who was named the Adobe Site of the Day! For those that are relatively new to TLC, the Chamber of Chat is a unique interactive chat world for Potter fans everywhere here at Leaky. The citation from Adobe reads as follows:

"If you're a fan of Harry Potter, stopContinued...

Video Games

New PC, PS2 and Wii "Order of the Phoenix" Video Game Images

Posted by: sue
April 19, 2007, 08:30 PM

The new images keep on rolling in as even more new screenshots of the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix video game have surfaced online. The Electronic Arts Finland website has update website has now posted some new images from the PC and PS2 platforms of the new Harry Potter videoContinued...

OotP Film

Two New Photos from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix"

Posted by: sue
April 19, 2007, 08:41 AM

Two additional new photos from the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix are now online via Galtvort.net. The first photo shows Professor Umbridge (Imelda Staunton) and Hogwarts Caretaker Argus Filch (David Bradley), while the second one shows Sirius Black (Gary Oldman)Continued...

OotP Film

Final 20 Minutes of "Order of the Phoenix" in 3-D

Posted by: sue
April 19, 2007, 07:19 AM

Last summer TLC told you that the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix movie was to be shown in regular and IMAX formats, but also that portions of the IMAX film were possibility to be shown in 3-D. The print version of the USA Today newspaper this morning has an article about the IMAXContinued...

OotP Film

New German "Cinema" Feature on Order of the Phoenix Movie

Posted by: sue
April 18, 2007, 05:35 PM

There is a new feature on the making of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix in the new issue of the German magazine "Cinema." Included with this article are many new behind the scenes photos of OotP director David Yates, as well as Evanna Lynch as Luna Lovegood, DanContinued...

Wizards and Muggles Rock for Social Justice

Posted by: Melissa
April 18, 2007, 11:08 AM

The Wizard Rockers are at it again, this time with Wizards and Muggle Rock for Social Justice, a compilation of previously unheard music from some of the most popular Potter-themed bands, including Harry and the Potters, The Remus Lupins, Draco and the Malfoys, The Whomping Willows, The Hermione CrookshanksContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday David Tennant!

Posted by: Edward
April 18, 2007, 01:52 AM

Actor David Tennant, Barty Crouch Jr. in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire film, celebrates his 36th birthday today. Happy Birthday cheers for David!

OotP Film

WB Harry Potter Site Revamp Due This Week

Posted by: sue
April 17, 2007, 10:55 PM

In the new issue of the WB Reel News email sent to subscribers, WB announced that changes are afoot for the main Harry Potter movie website. According to the owl this editor just received, under a photo of Voldemort and the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix logo it says:

In Theaters and IMAX
JulyContinued...

Video Games

ScreenCap of Hogwarts from OotP Video Game

Posted by: sue
April 17, 2007, 07:47 PM

In addition to the many new screenshots from the various platforms of the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix video game we have seen recently, we have another nice one to show you tonight. X360daily.com has posted a batch of caps, including this brand new look at the Hogwarts Castle. YouContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows": The You Tube Channel

Posted by: sue
April 17, 2007, 11:56 AM

Have you been watching your Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows channel lately? Yes, that's right, for among the things launched today with the Scholastic "There Will Soon Be 7" campaign and revamped Harry Potter website the US publishers of the Harry Potter novels also revealedContinued...

HBP Film

Casting Continues for "Half-Blood Prince" Film

Posted by: sue
April 17, 2007, 10:39 AM

Despite no formal director announcement yet, casting is apparently ongoing for the upcoming film version of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. The Iceland Review has a new report today about an actor who said he recently auditioned for a role in the sixth Harry Potter film, with the speculationContinued...

Books

Harry Potter on Waterstone's Poll of Top 100 Books

Posted by: sue
April 17, 2007, 09:52 AM

UK Retailer Waterstone's has launched a new poll asking readers to choose their favorite book of the past 25 years. Among the Top 100 books is Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone by J.K. Rowling. This list, which was drawn up via a poll of the chains 5,000 booksellers, includes novelsContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Scholastic Asks: "Who Will Live, Who Will Die?" in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: sue
April 17, 2007, 06:46 AM

As promised, Scholastic has now formally launched the "There Will Soon Be 7" campaign, heralding the release of the upcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. In a major revamp to their Harry Potter website, the US publishers of the books have nowContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling and the Quest for Inspiration in Art

Posted by: sue
April 16, 2007, 10:12 PM

In an introduction written for a new guide to children's books set in Edinburgh, J.K. Rowling describes how she once took to wandering through the some of the great art collections in Scotland seeking inspiration while writing some of the Harry Potter novels. The Scotsman reports tonight thatContinued...

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