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Wizard and Muggle Photography Contest Now Open

Posted by: Edward
October 17, 2007, 03:14 PM

We have a new contest to bring you for the month of October: The Wizards Dressed as Muggles Photography Contest! Remember those fabulous outfits that wizards use when trying to blend in to Muggle society? Well, we want to see you dressed as a wizard dressed as a Muggle. Put on your craziest outfit,Continued...


Bonnie Wright and Katie Leung Attend Fashion Retrospective in London

Posted by: Edward
October 17, 2007, 01:47 AM

Our Order partner has the first images online of Bonnie Wright and Katie Leung from the Matthew Williamson – 10 Years in Fashion event that took place this past evening in London, England. Bonnie and Katie were in attendance at the event, which tookContinued...

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday Filius Flitwick!

Posted by: Edward
October 16, 2007, 11:00 PM

The calendar on author J. K. Rowling’s official site has been updated for October 17th giving Happy Birthday wishes to Charms Professor and Head of Ravenclaw House Filius Flitwick. May he have a day full of crowd-surfing fun! ;) Cheers Professor!

OotP Film

Additional Information on "Order of the Phoenix" DVD Bonus Features

Posted by: sue
October 16, 2007, 03:30 PM

The British Board of Film Classification has updated their site with the run times on two of the features to be included on the OotP DVD: "

  • The Rebellion Begins" which runs 23m 10s and includes interviews with Daniel Radcliffe, Alan Rickman, Gary Oldman.
  • "Fulfilling a Prophecy"Continued...
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

    Dumbledore is "Machiavellian," and Snape "Vindictive" Says J.K. Rowling

    Posted by: sue
    October 16, 2007, 02:02 AM

    New details pertaining directly to the Harry Potter books emerged tonight, as MTV has now posted some of the questions and the fascinating answers from J.K. Rowling at the Open Book Tour today in Los Angeles. In the Q & A Jo was asked about Professor Dumbledore (“he’sContinued...

    JKR Interviews

    J.K. Rowling Talks Hogwarts Encyclopedia and More

    Posted by: sue
    October 15, 2007, 10:37 PM

    More wire reports from the first of the J.K. Rowling Open Book Tour stops are now online, the latest from the L.A. Times, which has some bad news for anxious Harry Potter fans eager to learn more about that magical world. JKR has not yet started on the promised Hogwarts Encyclopedia. When askedContinued...

    J.K. Rowling

    J.K. Rowling On Tour: Leaky Readers Tell of Meeting the Harry Potter Author

    Posted by: sue
    October 15, 2007, 09:10 PM

    The first event in Los Angeles, California with Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has now concluded (early photos here), and stories are beginning to appear from lucky fans who met Jo today. ABC out of LA now has a story online about the event at the Kodak theater today,Continued...

    J.K. Rowling

    First Photos of J.K. Rowling in LA Now Online

    Posted by: sue
    October 15, 2007, 05:25 PM

    Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling kicked off her Open Book Tour here in the United States today by holding a press conference in Los Angeles, California. You can now see photos of Jo at the presser (and we love those highly coveted Deathly Hallows shipping boxes used as a backdrop!) here in our galleriesContinued...


    New Harry Potter iPod Cases and Phone Charms Due for the UK

    Posted by: sue
    October 15, 2007, 02:48 PM

    Lucky residents of the UK will soon be seeing new Harry Potter accessories on store shelves for their iPods and mobile phones. The Glasgow Evening Times is reporting about a company from Scotland that has landed a deal with WB to produce various accessories for the popular devices featuringContinued...

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

    Post Deathly Hallows Info Page

    Posted by: Melissa
    October 15, 2007, 04:02 AM

    As we get ready for this week of Jo’s appearances around the U.S., and some of you prepare questions to ask Jo herself, we thought it’d be a good time to point you to one of our newest pages, which sums up all the information about the books we’ve been given since book seven came out. PreparedContinued...


    PotterCast 121: Jingle Spells

    Posted by: Edward
    October 15, 2007, 12:14 AM

    PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast comes to you this week with an early dose of holiday cheer as we announce our sixth Get A Clue fundraiser! We also let you know about the latest “Half-Blood Prince” filming news, “Order of the Phoenix” DVD downloads and much more. Five fans join our FanContinued...

    J.K. Rowling

    J.K.Rowling to Appear on "Good Morning America" Next Week During Open Book Tour

    Posted by: sue
    October 14, 2007, 09:32 PM

    A reminder tonight that Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling will be appearing next week here in the U.S as part of her “Open Book Tour.” Jo will be making stops in three cities, starting with a reading event tomorrow morning in Los Angeles, California,then NewContinued...

    Leaky's Sixth Get a Clue Fundraiser Now Open - All-New Holiday Album Available for Pre-Order!

    Posted by: Melissa
    October 14, 2007, 06:06 AM

    Leaky’s sixth Get a Clue fundraiser, our yearly efforts which have raised more than $30,000 to date to aid literacy around the world, is now under way, and it’s a doozy this year.

    The holiday season is nearly upon us, so we asked 14 of the biggestContinued...


    David Tennant: Spirit of Scotland Nominee

    Posted by: sue
    October 13, 2007, 02:34 PM

    Actor David Tennant has been nominated in the annual Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Awards. The actor, who memorably portrayed Barty Crouch Jr. in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, and is currently starring in the popular Doctor Who series, is nominated in the Screen category. These awards are heldContinued...


    OotP Score to be Performed at Video Games Live Concert

    Posted by: Edward
    October 13, 2007, 04:05 AM

    The music from the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix video game will be among the scores premiered at the Video Games Live concerts set to begin on October 14th. A collage of Composer James Hannigan’s “Order of the Phoenix” music will be premiered along side otherContinued...

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