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Winners of Harry Potter Look Alike Contest Revealed

Posted by: Edward
August 08, 2009, 01:32 AM

The winners of our Harry Potter Look Alike Contest have been chosen by our Contest Staff and are ready to be announced.  As readers will remember, our July contest asked you to send in a photograph of those people who resemble characters from the Harry Potter films.  The winners of thisContinued...

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Brief Gimpse of Making of Half-Blood Prince for IMAX

Posted by: sue
August 07, 2009, 08:42 PM

Scores of readers let us know about this article on containing a very short video which contains a few seconds from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and the graphics work done to make the film ready for IMAX.

Thanks guys!

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Deathly Hallows Update: Rumors on Possible Seven Potters Filming, Scrimgeour, Plus New OotP High Res Photos

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Posted by: sue
August 06, 2009, 08:33 PM

We have several pieces of news and new photos to update you on tonight. First in a series of interesting emails, TLC has received word that possible exterior shots and filming for the Seven Potters scene for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is due to takeContinued...

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Tick Tock, Take a Survey on New Harry Potter Watches

Posted by: sue
August 06, 2009, 11:33 AM

Attention all Harry Potter fans! WB is gearing up for the holiday season, and are going to be releasing brand new Harry Potter watches in the coming months. As such, we fans can now weigh in on four of the nice new watches being considered via this survey.   After completing the survey, beContinued...

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Podcast Interviews: Dan Radcliffe Says "Quidditch Element" to a Ride at Wizarding World of Harry Potter, More

Posted by: sue
August 04, 2009, 12:31 PM

There are more interviews to tell you about, conducted during the barrage of press for the release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. We now know of a series of delightful podcast interviews from Heart radio in London, England, whereContinued...


Bonnie Wright Appears at PURE Fashion Exhibit

Posted by: sue
August 03, 2009, 02:44 PM

Previously we told you actress Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley) would be appearing at the Pure Fashion Exhibit in London, England in support of the Made by organization efforting improvement of the social and environmental aspects of fashion companies. TLC has now received a press release containing remarksContinued...

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Deathly Hallows Casting Updates: "Featured Extras" Now Listed

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Posted by: sue
August 03, 2009, 08:13 AM

Minor casting news today as UK Casting Call Pro has been updated with several actors who have been cast as extras or 'featured' extras in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2. Listed are:

Elliott Francis: "Featured Slug Club Member"
Grace Francis: "Gryffindor Club Member"Continued...


Wizarding Postcard Creation Contest Now Open

Posted by: Edward
August 02, 2009, 09:05 PM

Leaky's Contest Crew has a new venture to bring you for the month of August: The Wizarding Postcard Contest.  For this contest, we ask you to get your thinking caps on and create a postcard that a Harry Potter character would send while on vacation.  Both an original image or photograph ofContinued...

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HBP Box Office Watch: $3.2 million from Imax; $255.5 Million to Date

Posted by: sue
August 02, 2009, 01:33 PM

For those keeping score at home, the weekend box office totals are in for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Variety reports the film was second this week (behind "Funny People") and took in "$17.7 million at 4,393" venues, making a 19 day total of "$255.5 million.The weekend takeContinued...

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Emma Watson, Entertainment Weekly Entertainer of the Month

Posted by: sue
August 02, 2009, 01:10 PM

Arriving in mailboxes and on newsstands everywhere is the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly, with a full page honoring their Entertainer of the Month for July: Emma Watson! This comes as the magazine notes the financial success of the recent Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, notContinued...


Read "The Return of the King" in Jo's Book Nook

Posted by: Edward
August 01, 2009, 09:58 PM

The reading of the third book in author J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Ring series has now begun over in Jo's Book Nook, Leaky's non-Harry Potter book club.  The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is the final installment in the classic fantasy novel series by Mr. Tolkien, and takes readersContinued...


August Issue of "The Quibbler" Now Online

Posted by: Edward
August 01, 2009, 05:30 PM

The latest issue of The Quibbler, Leaky's publication that contains "all the news you won't find anywhere else," has now been published online for your reading pleasure.  Hitting online newsstands on July 31st, this issue marks the birthdays of Harry Potter and Neville Longbottom and contains a numberContinued...


A Late, But Still Very Sincere, Birthday Wish

Posted by: Melissa
August 01, 2009, 11:45 AM

We said yesterday that our birthday post wasn't our official one: Nargles got into the system and stopped us from posting this last night, so it's lucky we know none of you mind extending the birthday celebration for J.K. Rowling and Harry one extra day. In Leaky tradition... happy birthday, guys:


The Crafty Half-Blood Prince Contest Launches

Posted by: Edward
August 01, 2009, 11:40 AM

For the month of August, our Crafty Witches have come together to create our latest crafting contest which asks you to create an item of clothing or prop from the recently released Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince film.  The Crafty Half-Blood Prince Contest is accepting recreations and reproductionsContinued...

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