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Natalia Tena Talks Tonks in "Half-Blood Prince"

Posted by: sue
May 05, 2008, 11:55 AM

Over the weekend, Collectormania was held in Milton Keynes in England, where actress Natalia Tena took part in an autograph session with fans. Emma, from the Snitchseeker, was able to speak to the actress about her role in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. According to the report,Continued...

LeakyCon 2009: Forums Now Open!

Posted by: Melissa
May 05, 2008, 02:34 AM

Tonight, the forums for LeakyCon 2009 are open and humming! Get over there to ask the organizers questions and connect with fellow attendees; the conference is just a year away! If you have a Leaky Login (that is, an account anywhere on Leaky, including our forums), then you can comment at the LeakyCon forums.


HBP Film

Rumor Alert: New Description of HBP Teaser Trailer

Posted by: sue
May 04, 2008, 02:05 PM

It’s the start of a new month, and time for a new batch of rumors regarding a possible description of the teaser trailer for “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.” While there have been several floating around on the net in the past few weeks, TLC has received a descriptionContinued...

HBP Film

Part of Young Lucius Malfoy Cast for "Half-Blood Prince"

Posted by: sue
May 03, 2008, 07:25 PM

With filming due to wrap up in the next few weeks for the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince casting still is being revealed for the sixth movie. As such, word now comes that the part of a young Lucius Malfoy has been cast for the movie, with the role to be played by Tony CoburnContinued...

Companion Books

JKR/WB vs. RDR Books Trial: Chicago Tribune article

Posted by: Kristin
May 03, 2008, 03:53 PM

The Chicago Tribune speaks to Roger Rapoport of RDR Books, the publishing company that is involved in a legal battle against JK Rowling and Warner Brothers over the rights to publish a book version of the HP Lexicon website.

Not a Potter fan, Mr. Rapoport was unfamiliar with theContinued...


iTunes to Offer Warner Bros Movie Downloads Day of DVD Release

Posted by: sue
May 02, 2008, 04:56 PM

Calling all iTunes fans! Apple has announced a new deal with Warner Brothers that will allow downloads of movies the same day the DVD is released. Wired reports that “new-release downloads will be priced at $15, while catalog titles will still cost $10 per download.” OtherContinued...


Salute to the Fallen Heroes Contest Launches

Posted by: Edward
May 02, 2008, 02:16 PM

May 2nd marks the ten year anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts which took place in the final chapters of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.” On that night, wizards took up arms together to fight against the Dark Lord resulting in many brave souls being lost during that battle. To honorContinued...


Harry Potter to Disapparate from the New York Times Bestseller List

Posted by: Melissa
May 01, 2008, 08:49 PM

Next week, for the first time in almost nine and a half years, Harry Potter will not appear on the New York Times bestseller list.. The New York Times’s article reminds readers that it first appeared on December 27, 1998, and that after a year and a half with the books cloggingContinued...


May Issue of Scribbulus Now Online

Posted by: Edward
May 01, 2008, 12:00 PM

The May issue of Scribbulus, Leaky’s premier essay project, is now online with three essays for your reading pleasure. Our twenty-fourth issue features an essay comparing J. K. Rowling’s novels to the The Canterbury Tales, an opinion piece on the split of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”Continued...


Remember the Magic of Harry Potter

Posted by: Edward
May 01, 2008, 11:07 AM

Our Contest Crew has launched a new contest today which asks you to help Remember the Magic for a certain experience from the first book, “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.” In order to enter, please write a “vignette” describing the sights, sounds, smells and feelings HarryContinued...


PotterCast 149: ...A History

Posted by: Edward
May 01, 2008, 01:23 AM

The 149th episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, is here tonight with a packed show, a possible Hogwarts professor from Hufflepuff, and a few special guests. First, we have for you news on the now confirmed release date of part one of the “Deathly Hallows” film, an upcoming Harry Potter Exhibition,Continued...

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