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HPA's Second Annual Accio Books Broadcast with Maureen Johnson, Lauren Fairweather, Paul DeGeorge, and Brian Ross Today

Posted by: Edward
February 27, 2010, 03:14 PM

Join the Harry Potter Alliance for their second annual Accio Books Campaign live broadcast today at 4:00pm EST featuring Maureen Johnson, Lauren Fairweather, Paul DeGeorge, and Brian Ross as they kick off their book drive supporting the Continued...

Isaacs Interviews

Jason Isaacs Talks About the Final Acts of "Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: Edward
February 27, 2010, 01:40 PM

There is a new interview with Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy) with Collider.com online today, in which the actor spoke to the Harry Potter films coming to a close, and his last days on the set.  This interview, which was part of a larger round table discussion at the press junket forContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Timothy Spall

Posted by: Rosi
February 27, 2010, 11:52 AM

Please join all of us at Leaky in wishing actor Timothy Spall a very happy birthday. The actor, who portrays Peter Pettigrew in the Harry Potter films, is today celebrating his 53rd birthday. Many happy returns!

Charity

Helping Haiti Heal Donates $123,754.41 to Partners in Health; Gift Recipients Announced March 2nd

Posted by: Edward
February 26, 2010, 07:22 PM

This Tuesday, March 2nd, the recipients of the thank you gifts for Helping Haiti Heal will be announced live on LiveStream at 8:30pm EST.  The effort, which raised a grand total of $123,754.41 for Partners in Health, has now made it possible forContinued...

Actor Interviews

More from Ciaran Hinds on "the Unheard of Dumbledore" in "Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: Edward
February 26, 2010, 06:23 PM

There are a pair of new interviews online with actor Ciaran Hinds, who is set to portray the character of Aberforth Dumbledore in the upcoming "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" films, in which more is revealed about his involvement in the production.  FIrst, Collider has a videoContinued...

Radcliffe Interviews

APLive Interview with Dan Radcliffe Online; Discussion of Trevor Project

Posted by: Edward
February 26, 2010, 05:36 PM

The interview AP Live conducted with actor Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) is now online, and features the young actor speaking to his involvement in the Trevor Project, a nationwide suicide prevention telephone helpline for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioningContinued...

Bonham Carter Interviews

Helena Bonham Carter Talks More About Bellatrix, Battle with Mrs. Weasley in "Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: Edward
February 26, 2010, 03:49 PM

RottenTomatoes.com has a new profile online of actress Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange) which features some new details of her character in the Harry Potter final film.  The actress relates the following in the interview:

And it'll be quiteContinued...

Isaacs Interviews

Video of Jason Isaacs as CNN's Connector of the Day

Posted by: Edward
February 26, 2010, 03:36 PM

As we reported previously, actor Jason Isaacs was set to be CNN's Connector of the Day as part of their Connect the World feature.  The video of Mr. Isaacs is now online and can be viewed right here.  The Q&A features the actor discussing the role of a "bad guy" in films, hisContinued...

Radcliffe

Radcliffe Discusses New Broadway Role, More, in New Interview

Posted by: Melissa
February 25, 2010, 07:33 PM

APLive, the Associated Press's channel on Livestream.com, is presenting an exclusive interview with Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe, to discuss his return to New York and Broadway for the revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.

Daniel was rumored to head the show,Continued...

Actor Interviews

Shirley Henderson Interviewed by STV: "Loved" Being in Harry Potter

Posted by: Rosi
February 25, 2010, 06:49 PM

Shirley Henderson (Moaning Myrtle) has given a rare interview to Scottish television network, STV in which she talks about her role in the Harry Potter films, her frequent casting as over-emotional characters and upcoming projects. A video of the interview can be found right hereContinued...

HP Cast

Harry Potter Actors Attend "Alice in Wonderland" World Premiere in London

Posted by: Rosi
February 25, 2010, 04:36 PM

The "Alice in Wonderland" world premiere is taking place this evening in London and photos of the first arrivals can be found here in our galleries. The film stars a number of actors from the Harry Potter films including Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange), Alan RickmanContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Children's High Level Group Changes Name to "Lumos" and Shifts Focus

Posted by: Rosi
February 25, 2010, 04:08 PM

The charity co-founded by J.K. Rowling has today revealed a new name and a new focus. Lumos, chaired by J.K. Rowling and previously known as The Children's High Level Group, will continue to work to help institutionalised children across Central and Eastern Europe but will move its focus from RomaniaContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, James and Oliver Phelps

Posted by: Rosi
February 25, 2010, 05:08 AM

Two sets of birthday wishes are in order today for James and Oliver Phelps. The actors, who portray Fred and George Weasley respectively, are celebrating their 24th birthdays! Many happy returns, James and Oliver!

Video Games

"Half-Blood Prince" Video Game Nominated for BAFTA Video Game Award

Posted by: Rosi
February 24, 2010, 04:51 PM

The "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" video game has been nominated for a BAFTA Video Game Award. Mentioned in the nomination for Best Original Score is award-winning composer James Hannigan along with Zsolt Marx and Campbell Askew. The other nominated games in the OriginalContinued...

DH Film

"Deathly Hallows" Split Rumors: Malfoy Manor Sequence to be in Part Two?

DH Film
Posted by: Edward
February 24, 2010, 12:26 AM

As a follow up to our report earlier today, actress Helena Bonham Carter has given further detail about her turn as Hermione Granger playing Bellatrix Lestrage in the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" films.  A new interview from MTV has appeared online in which theContinued...

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