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Harry Potter LEGO Game Preview

Posted by: Melissa
March 19, 2010, 01:29 AM

WB sent us a preview of the new HP LEGO game, and it's full of gameplay goodness. Enjoy!

Fan Events

Opening Date of Wizarding Park to be Revealed; BtS Video Released

Posted by: Melissa
March 18, 2010, 06:45 PM

The Harry Potter theme park - Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Islands of Adventure in Orlando - will reveal the date of its grand opening on March 25 at 12 pm eastern time; stay tuned for Leaky at that time for the details! Meanwhile, watch this behind-the-scenes videoContinued...

Crew Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Steve Kloves

Posted by: Rosi
March 18, 2010, 04:19 AM

Please join us at TLC in sending some really special birthday wishes to Harry Potter screenwriter Steve Kloves, who is today celebrating his 50th birthday! Many happy returns!

LeakyLounge

Rediscover Deathly Hallows with the Lily and Stag Inn Reading Groups

Posted by: Rosi
March 17, 2010, 07:11 PM

The Lily and Stag Inn reading groups at the Leaky Lounge invite you to join their discussion of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows starting today, the 17th of March. Once sorted into a reading group, you will be "Rediscovering the Magic" of the seventh Harry Potter bookContinued...

Contests

Win the Chance to Shadow J.K. Rowling on Take Your Daughter to Work Day with Barbie

Posted by: Rosi
March 17, 2010, 11:03 AM

After naming Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling among the 10 Women to Watch in 2010, the Barbie I Can Be website has announced a new competition where you can win the chance to be shadow J.K. Rowling for a day. The competition is only open to girls between the ageContinued...

LeakyLounge

St. Patrick's Day Event in the Leaky Lounge

Posted by: Rosi
March 17, 2010, 09:49 AM

The Leaky Lounge, our discussion forum, is today holding a St. Patrick's Day celebration. The designated forum will remain open for the rest of the week and features discussions about Irish actors, green crafts, limericks, Irish recipes and more. You can find the St. Patrick's Day forum at this link.

Leaky

St. Patrick's Day Edition of The Quibbler Now Online

Posted by: Rosi
March 17, 2010, 09:42 AM

As it's St. Patrick's Day today, the brand new March issue of The Quibbler is aptly themed and now available for download. The Quibbler is The Leaky Cauldron's monthly publication for "news that no-one else will publish" and March's edition covers a Dark plot to interfere with Earth's weatherContinued...

Books

Harry Potter Artist Mary GrandPre to Speak at Scholarship Breakfast

Posted by: Rosi
March 16, 2010, 05:09 PM

Mary GrandPre, the artist behind the cover art and illustrations in the U.S. Harry Potter books, will be the keynote speaker at The Girls' Middle School's Annual Scholarship Breakfast. The breakfast - "Step Into the Magic" - will take place on the 28th of April from 8:00am toContinued...

Fan Events

"Flight of the Hippogriff" Train Pic

Posted by: Melissa
March 16, 2010, 12:33 PM

As we get closer to the opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park in Florida, more visual details are making it online: here you can see a shot of the cart for "Flight of the Hippogriff." Thanks to UHP for the heads up!

Browse through all our WWoHP images right here in our galleries!

Fan Events

"Today Show" offers preview, contest to attend opening of WWoHP

Posted by: Melissa
March 16, 2010, 12:28 PM

NBC's The Today Show recently ran a preview of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Theme Park, which you can see here in our video galleries. Also, the show is running a contest for a class trip to the amusement park: Teachers can visit the Today Show's Web site, fill out a form, and submit a video/DVDContinued...

Isaacs Interviews

New Interview with Jason Isaacs: Isaacs and Yates Plotted How to End Lucius' Story

Posted by: Rosi
March 15, 2010, 06:36 AM

Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy) gave a new interview to Dermot O'Leary's show on BBC Radio 2 on Saturday, in which he discussed finishing Potter and his role in "Green Zone." Confirming that he'd wrapped, Isaacs said, "hopefully there'll be some publicity and I can get theContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Sean Biggerstaff

Posted by: Rosi
March 15, 2010, 05:24 AM

Many happy returns to Sean Biggerstaff, who is today celebrating his 27th birthday! The actor, who plays Oliver Wood in the Harry Potter films, will next appear in "Hippie Hippie Shake." The film also stars Sienna Miller and Cillian Murphy and will be released on the 21st of May in the U.K. Happy birthday, Sean!

HP Cast

Actors in the News Weekly Roundup

Posted by: Rosi
March 14, 2010, 09:52 PM

This week, the actors from the Harry Potter films have been getting involved with all sorts of new projects in film and theatre. Starting on the 17th of March, Ralph Fiennes (Lord Voldemort) will be filming "Coriolanus" in Belgrade, Serbia. Reuters reports that the actor, who is directing the adaptation of theContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Harry Melling

Posted by: Rosi
March 13, 2010, 10:17 AM

Please join all of us at Leaky in wishing Harry Melling a very happy birthday. The actor, who portrays Dudley Dursley in the Harry Potter films, is today celebrating his 21st birthday. Many happy returns!

Conventions

Actor Christian Coulson to Appear at Infinitus 2010

Posted by: Edward
March 12, 2010, 05:42 PM

HPEF has announced today that actor Christian Coulson, who portrayed the character of Tom Riddle in the  "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" film, will be appearing at the upcoming Harry Potter fan conference, Infinitus 2010, in Orlando, Florida.  Taking part inContinued...

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