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Felton

The End of Harry Potter "Hasn't Sunk In Yet" for Tom Felton

Posted by: Mel
June 11, 2010, 04:36 PM

In a recent article Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) speaks about how though he's finished filming all the Harry Potter movies the fact that the series is over "hasn't sunk in yet" for him:

"'I was expecting this big emotional breakdown but instead the first AD (assistant director) got out the microphoneContinued...

PotterCast

Reminder: PotterCast at Infinitus this July; Conference Registration Closes June 22

Posted by: Edward
June 10, 2010, 05:50 PM

A reminder today that PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, will be hosting a live podcast event at Universal Orlando Resort, the home of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park, as part of the Infinitus 2010 Harry Potter fan conference taking place July 15Continued...

Video Games

Behind the Scenes Video of LEGO Harry Potter Video Game Online

Posted by: Edward
June 10, 2010, 05:26 PM

Warner Bros. and TT Games sent over a brand new behind the scenes look at the forthcoming LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1 - 4 video game, which can now be viewed in our galleries right here.  An accompanying press release notes:  

This new behind-the-scenes video explores the spellbindingContinued...

Felton

Tom Felton Guest on Craig Ferguson Show Tonight (Updated with Video)

Posted by: Edward
June 09, 2010, 10:17 PM

This evening, actor Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) is set to be a guest on the late night US talk show, The Late Late show with Craig Ferguson.  As our friends at FeltBeats.com report that actress Kyra Sedgwick ("The Closer") is also scheduled to be a guest on the show, which airs at 12:35am EST (ThursdayContinued...

Radcliffe

Dan Radcliffe to Present at the 2010 Tony Awards June 13

Posted by: Edward
June 09, 2010, 08:58 PM

Harry Potter actor Dan Radcliffe is slated to be a presenter at the 2010 Tony Awards, according to a report on People Magazine.  Presenting the award for the Best Featured Actress, Mr. Radcliffe will appear alongside actress Katie Holmes at the annual award ceremony for the best of theater.Continued...

Fans

Child Refugee Wins Role in "Deathly Hallows: Part 1"

Posted by: Mel
June 09, 2010, 08:57 PM

Harry Potter fan Margotu Margai, who led a difficult childhood in war-torn Sierra Leone, has now landed a role in "Deathly Hallows: Part 1" as a Hufflepuff student. Margai, who is nineteen, says of the experience:

"It’s so surreal. I’ve read all the books and seen all the Harry Potter films butContinued...

Video Games

More Details on LEGO Harry Potter Years 1 - 4 Game

Posted by: Mel
June 09, 2010, 05:24 PM

In addition to the xBox 360 demo video we told you about two days ago, we now have a review of the game from Ray Willmott, which provides an overall assessment of the demo:

"Might, magic and majesty. That’s one way to describe Travellers Tales’ Lego Harry Potter Years 1-4. The demo was launchedContinued...

PotterCast

Talk "Deathly Hallows" Trailer on a Live PotterCast Today!

Posted by: Mel
June 09, 2010, 12:44 PM

Today, at 9 PM EST, PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, will be live and discussing the new Deathly Hallows trailer. Send in your reactions to the trailer, as well as any questions you might have to staff@pottercast.com  on the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. PotterCast also welcomes any video reactions to the trailerContinued...

Fans

Mayor of London Wants Potter Fans to Lobby for London Theme Park

Posted by: Rosi
June 08, 2010, 06:19 AM

Yesterday, Mayor of London Boris Johnson wrote a column in the Daily Telegraph's Comment section about The Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction. Johnson was highly critical of the location of the theme park, asserting that whilst he has "nothing against Orlando," he "bitterlyContinued...

LeakyLounge

June 2010 Craft Along Now Open

Posted by: Rosi
June 08, 2010, 05:49 AM

The Crafty Witches have now launched a brand new Craft-Along, in anticipation of the opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. This month's challenge is to make something you'll want to bring with you on a visit to the Harry Potter attraction.

MyLeaky points will be awarded to everyone who participates in theContinued...

Film Awards

BAFTA Television Awards Video Roundup

Posted by: Rosi
June 08, 2010, 05:33 AM

The Philips British Academy Television Awards 2010 took place on Sunday, 6th June at the London Palladium; John Hurt, Lenny Henry and Julie Walters were among the Harry Potter cast members in attendance. A number of videos from the event are now available in the Leaky Video Galleries:

Video Games

Video of the LEGO Harry Potter Years 1 - 4 xBox 360 Demo

Posted by: Mel
June 07, 2010, 10:38 PM

Hey guys: we have our newest Mel on the Leaky team: we hope you'll all welcome Mel O., our newest editor, to the news! - Mel A!

A few days ago we told you that the xBox 360 demo for the LEGO Harry Potter Years 1 - 4 video game would became available today. We now have a video of that demo.

TheContinued...

Books

Update: Harry Potter Library Exhibition Enters Illinois

Posted by: Mel
June 07, 2010, 09:12 PM

Back in 2009, TLC told you of a traveling Harry Potter library exhibit, which focused on the historical and scientific aspects of the series as they pertained to "Renaissance traditions." The exhibit is now in Galesburg, Illinois, and a report has come in which details the experience people have had at it:Continued...

DH Film

Hi-Res Version of Deathly Hallows Sneak Peek

DH Film
Posted by: Melissa
June 07, 2010, 04:20 PM

A clean, hi-res quality version of the Deathly Hallows sneak peek is now in our video galleries, available for watching and downloading in WMV and iPod-compatible formats. Enjoy!

Film Awards

Tom Felton Wins Best Villain at MTV Movie Awards, Confirms Casting Rumours

Posted by: Rosi
June 07, 2010, 02:25 PM

Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) was last night given the Best Villain award at the 2010 MTV Movie Awards. The ceremony took place in Los Angeles, California; a video of the actor accepting the Golden Popcorn can be seen by US residents at this link. Additionally, photos from the event are now availableContinued...

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