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"Half-Blood Prince" Receives Two BAFTA Nominations

Posted by: Edward
January 21, 2010, 11:59 AM

The final set of nominations for the 2010 Orange British Academy Film Awards, the BAFTAs, have been announced, and include two nominations for the "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" film.  First, the sixth Potter film was recognized in the category of Production Design, alongContinued...

HBP Film

"Half-Blood Prince" Film Nominated for Visual Effects Society Award

Posted by: Edward
January 20, 2010, 01:49 PM

The "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" film has been nominated in the 8th Annual VES (Visual Effects Society) Awards, "recognizing outstanding visual effects artistry in over twenty categories of film, animation, television, commercials and video games."  The sixthContinued...

Watson

Emma Watson Makes AskMen.com's 99 Women of 2010 List

Posted by: Edward
January 20, 2010, 01:35 PM

Actress Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) has been named one of AskMen.com's 99 Women of 2010, coming in at number 55 on the list.  An article on Canada.com notes that Miss Watson was one of two teens on the list, the other being actress Kristin Stewart ("Twilight").  AskMen.com's profileContinued...

Charity

Haiti Auction Ending Tomorrow - and more

Posted by: Melissa
January 20, 2010, 02:10 AM

Tomorrow (or, rather, in 10 hours) the auction at the help_Haiti LiveJournal community will end. Artists and activists from all over fandom have contributed items, the proceeds from which will benefit aid to the earthquake survivors of Haiti. This auction includes many items from Leaky staffers including:Continued...

Fans

New Wizarding World of Harry Potter Attraction Jobs Open

Posted by: Edward
January 19, 2010, 08:24 PM

As the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park continues towards completion, new roles are being filled to help create the full Harry Potter experience.  It is now being reported that further opportunities for jobs at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction have been postedContinued...

DH Film

Confirmed: Alexandre Desplat to Score "Deathly Hallows: Part 1" Film

DH Film
Posted by: Edward
January 19, 2010, 12:10 PM

Update: This morning, we received word from a number of readers regarding a rumor composer Alexandre Desplat was set to score the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" film.  We can now report this rumor is indeed true, thanks to our friends at MuggleNet who wereContinued...

PotterCast

PotterCast 213: Look At Us Now

Posted by: Edward
January 18, 2010, 03:18 PM

 
The PotterCast 213th episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, is now online for your audible (and now visual) enjoyment.  This week, the PotterCasters are excited to bring you a new feature: Video of the LiveStream recording of PotterCast.  Available on the iTunes feed, and as a directContinued...

Movies

Scores of New Signs and Detailed Construction Photos for Wizarding World of Harry Potter Online

Posted by: Edward
January 18, 2010, 09:27 AM

A collection of brand new photos from the ongoing construction of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter have appeared online via BrianOrndorf.com.  With many thanks to Brian, a series of four new promotional images, available to view in ourContinued...

HP Cast

Actors in the News Weekly Roundup (Updated)

Posted by: Rosi
January 17, 2010, 09:52 AM

As of today we have a new weekly feature on Leaky, which will bring you a round up of the latest happenings of the Harry Potter actors. This week, there have been a number of stories related to the Harry Potter actors in the news this week. Firstly, our Order Partner RupertGrint.net reports that Universal Pictures UKContinued...

HBP Film

RAFA Nominations for "Half-Blood Prince" Film, Public Voting Open Now

Posted by: Edward
January 16, 2010, 06:30 PM

The Fourth Annual Richard Attenborough Film Awards are set to take place on January 28th, and feature a number categories which include nominations of the "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" film.  The RAFA's are the UK's regional film awards and combine awards chosen byContinued...

Charity

Fandom Efforts for Haiti Relief - Buy a Jingle Spells or Donate Today

Posted by: Melissa
January 15, 2010, 10:00 PM

Three days ago a devastating, 7.0 earthquake hit Haiti. The amount of humanitarian aid and charitable relief that's required to stabilize the area and secure the safety of those who live there is astronomical. We have been discussing how to properly respond to this tragedy andContinued...

Actor Interviews

New Interview with Jessie Cave from Ink Splot 26

Posted by: Edward
January 15, 2010, 02:26 PM

A new interview with Jessie Cave has been posted to the Scholastic Ink Splot 26 blog, which features the Lavendar Brown actress discusses her feelings about joining the cast in "Half-Blood Prince," working with actor Rupert Grint ("Won Won"), her memories from filming the sixth movie, and muchContinued...

Actor Interviews

Domhnall Gleeson Discusses Harry Potter; Working with Father on New Film

Posted by: Edward
January 15, 2010, 12:07 PM

The Belfast Telegraph has an article online featuring actor Domhnall Gleeson, who is set to portray the character of Bill Weasley in the upcoming "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" films, discussing the role of his father in an independent feature produced by theContinued...

DH Film

Radcliffe, Watson Talk "Deathly Hallows" Filming Outside Hogwarts, Harry's Leadership, and More

DH Film
Posted by: Edward
January 14, 2010, 06:49 PM

Yahoo!Movies UK has published a short set report from a recent visit to the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" set.  The article contains quotes from actors Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) on the "road movie"Continued...

Grint Interviews

Rupert Grint Interviewed About Holidaying Habits

Posted by: Rosi
January 14, 2010, 04:17 PM

Thanks to our Order Partner, RupertGrint.net, we can let you know about a fun new interview with Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) in today's Telegraph. The British newspaper asked Mr. Grint about his best and worst holiday experiences, from the best hotel to the biggest packing mistake he's made in theContinued...

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