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Bonnie Wright and Katie Leung Attend London "Bourne Ultimatum" Premiere

Posted by: Edward
August 15, 2007, 11:43 PM

Harry Potter actresses Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley) and Katie Leung (Cho Chang) were in attendance at the “Bourne Ultimatum” film premiere which took place earlier this evening in London. Photos of the actresses on arriving at the event are now online and can beContinued...

Happy Birthday, Jim Dale!

Posted by: Edward
August 15, 2007, 10:55 PM

This evening we raise our glasses to voice actor Jim Dale, narrator of the Harry Potter audio books, who celebrates his 72nd birthday today. Happy Birthday Mr. Dale!

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Release Date for Turkish "Deathly Hallows" Translation Announced

Posted by: Edward
August 15, 2007, 03:58 PM

Harry Potter fans in Turkey will soon be able to get their hands on the seventh and final book in the series, it was recently announced that the translated edition of the book will hit shelves in that country on October 9th. The Turkish publishers also noted that Harry Potter and theContinued...

Happy Birthday, Nick!

Posted by: Melissa
August 14, 2007, 04:10 AM

Today is Nick Rhein’s birthday – if you don’t know our senior staffer NickR, you don’t know the guy who keeps well over 65,000 members happy on the LeakyLounge, organizes hundreds of staff members and makes more technological adjustments and improvements to the forum than we thought were even possible.Continued...


Emma Watson Writes More on New Role in "Ballet Shoes"

Posted by: sue
August 13, 2007, 06:17 PM

On the heels of an official BBC press release about her new movie “Ballet Shoes,” actress Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) has updated her official website again with a few thoughts on her blog regarding her new role as Pauline in the this new film. Emma says she “fell in loveContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Follow Up: Teen Not to Face Criminal Charges in Illegal French "Deathly Hallows" Translation Case

Posted by: sue
August 13, 2007, 01:23 PM

A follow up today regarding the case of a teen Harry Potter fan who posted online an unofficial French translation of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The BBC is reporting today that French Harry Potter publishers Gallimard, along with author J.K.Continued...


PotterCast 113: Rupert Grint Interview

Posted by: Edward
August 13, 2007, 05:48 AM

Episode 113 of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast is now online! To listen, just hit the "Play" button on the right side of the page (->), or use iTunes, or direct download.

Rupert Grint Interview

- We’re back to our regularly scheduleContinued...

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Harry Potter Actors on UK Film Council Power List

Posted by: sue
August 12, 2007, 02:07 PM

Several actors from the Harry Potter films are on a list from UK Film Council of the “most powerful British film stars and movie-makers in Hollywood today.” The Telegraph reports that the trio, better known as Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Emma Watson (Hermione) and Rupert Grint (RonContinued...

Happy Birthday, Ginny Weasley!

Posted by: Edward
August 10, 2007, 11:01 PM

The calendar on J. K. Rowling’s website has been updated to wish the youngest Weasley child, Ginny, a very Happy Birthday! Cheers Ginny!


Emma Watson Confirms New Role in Movie for BBC One

Posted by: sue
August 10, 2007, 07:05 PM

Word has come via her official website confirming the news that actress Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) will take on a new role in a television movie called “Ballet Shoes.” The film, which will be broadcast on BBC One in the UK around Christmas this year, will feature Emma in the roleContinued...

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Stephen King on the Importance of J.K.Rowling

Posted by: sue
August 10, 2007, 01:15 PM

In a new and lengthy piece, author Stephen King has written a column for Entertainment Weekly, reflecting on Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, and in particular what J.K. Rowling has brought to children and reading. This article, which does contain spoilers for the final Harry Potter novel, firstContinued...

OotP Film

Katie Leung and Phelps Twins Attend Turkish "Order of the Phoenix" Premiere

Posted by: Edward
August 09, 2007, 08:49 PM

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix actors Katie Leung (Cho Chang) and James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley) arrived in Istanbul, Turkey recently to attend the Turkish premiere of the fifth Harry Potter film. The event, which took place this past week, wasContinued...

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Leaky Mug from Prophecy 2007 Now Online!

Posted by: Melissa
August 09, 2007, 05:37 PM

Our live Leaky Mug podcast (a joint show produced between MuggleCast and PotterCast) from Prophecy 2007 is now available! Join us for over an hour of Deathly Hallows discussion, pajama contests, and much more!

To download, subscribe to the Leaky Mug feed available right here in iTunes. If you can’tContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Teen Arrested for Posting Illegal French Translation of "Deathly Hallows" Online

Posted by: sue
August 08, 2007, 07:47 PM

A young teen fan of the Harry Potter series was arrested after it was discovered he had posted online a complete, yet unofficial translation in French of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The Guardian reports a 16 year old boy from Aix-en-Provence, France was tooContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

German "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" Cover Art Chosen

Posted by: Edward
August 08, 2007, 02:49 AM

Publishers Carlsen-Verlag have revealed the cover art for the German editions of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The contest for fans to vote their choice of covers, which we told you about last month, has now ended and the winning cover revealed on the publishers website. You canContinued...

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