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Leaky's Daily Quotedown to Deathly Hallows: 47 Days

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Posted by: Edward
October 04, 2010, 01:31 AM

There are now only 47 days left until "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I" hits theaters!  We are posting a quote from the first half of the book every day in celebration and to give us a chance to discuss and ponder the final book as it goes to film. Here is today's quote!

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Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Minerva McGonagall

Posted by: Rosi
October 03, 2010, 11:00 PM

As it is now past midnight in the UK, the calendar on J.K. Rowling's official website has been updated to mark the birthday of Hogwarts Headmistress Minerva McGonagall. Please join us at Leaky in wishing this wonderful woman and brilliant head of Gryffindor House a very happy birthday!

HP Cast

Actors in the News Weekly Roundup

Posted by: Rosi
October 03, 2010, 10:50 PM

This week's actor roundup begins with a BBC bonanza for members of the Harry Potter cast as David Tennant (Barty Crouch Jr.), Alan Rickman (Severus Snape), Emma Thompson (Sybill Trelawney), Michael Gambon (Albus Dumbledore) and Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange) all appeared in the BBC's Drama Autumn/WinterContinued...

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October Featured Crafter of the Month: Marian Hester

Posted by: Rosi
October 03, 2010, 10:21 PM

Our Crafty Witches and Wizard have chosen Marian Hester (a.k.a. freshislefibers) as the brand new Featured Crafter of the Month for the month of October. Marian was nominated for her incredible pattern replication skills in the realm of Harry Potter Crafting. Examples of Marian's fabulous workContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Christian Coulson

Posted by: Rosi
October 03, 2010, 08:56 PM

Please join us at TLC in wishing Christian Coulson a very happy birthday! The actor, who played Tom Marvolo Riddle in "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," celebrated his 32nd birthday today. Many happy returns, Christian!

J.K. Rowling

Additional Videos from J. K. Rowling's Interview on the Oprah Winfrey Show Available

Posted by: Mel
October 03, 2010, 08:23 PM

Oprah Winfrey's website now has some footage from her interview with J. K. Rowling that did not air during the show:

"Living in a Potter Household"
"The Long Road to Success"
"J. K. Rowling's Aha! Moment" - can you spot the reference to "Harry, A History" here? :)
"AContinued...

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Leaky's Daily Quotedown to Deathly Hallows: 48 Days

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Posted by: Edward
October 03, 2010, 02:14 AM

There are now only 48 days left until "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I" hits theaters!  We are posting a quote from the first half of the book every day in celebration and to give us a chance to discuss and ponder the final book as it goes to film. Here is today's quote!

Contests

Wizard Currency Symbol Contest Announced

Posted by: Rosi
October 02, 2010, 09:23 PM

Our Contest Crew have just announced their latest contest for the month of October, the Wizard Currency Symbol Contest. Entrants to this month's contest must design and illustrate the three symbols that represent the three denominations of wizarding currency--the Galleon, the Sickle and the Knut--and writeContinued...

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'The End Begins': New "Deathly Hallows: Part 1" Poster Released

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Posted by: Rosi
October 02, 2010, 02:13 AM

A new poster for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" has been released today via MSN's The Hitlist Blog. The new poster features the trio running through a forest and bears the tagline, 'The End Begins.' You can check out the poster right here in our galleries!

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Leaky's Daily Quotedown to Deathly Hallows: 49 Days

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Posted by: Edward
October 02, 2010, 02:10 AM

There are now only 49 days left until "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I" hits theaters!  We are posting a quote from the first half of the book every day in celebration and to give us a chance to discuss and ponder the final book as it goes to film. Here is today's quote!

"UndesirableContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Video of J. K. Rowling Interview on Oprah Winfrey Show Available

Posted by: Edward
October 01, 2010, 08:40 PM

Video of the interview Oprah conducted with Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling is now available to watch in its entirety right here in our Video Galleries.  Read Leaky's full and comprehensive coverage from this morning's interview here!

J.K. Rowling

Leaky Live Coverage: J. K. Rowling Interview on Oprah Winfrey Show

Posted by: Edward
October 01, 2010, 10:00 AM

++++Today, the nationally syndicated Oprah Winfrey Show is set to broadcast an interview with Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling.  This interview is being broadcast now in Chicago, and Leaky will live updates, quotes, and information from the interview as it airs.  Leaky'sContinued...

Charity

The Great Jingle Spells Contest

Posted by: Melissa
October 01, 2010, 06:28 AM

Every year, Leaky produces an album of wizard rock Christmas music, the profits of which benefit charity. We have raised more than $50,000 with this effort so far. This year is our fourth charity wizard rock compilation, Jingle Spells 4. And this year, we are opening things up a bit.

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Leaky's Daily Quotedown to Deathly Hallows: 50 Days

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Posted by: Edward
October 01, 2010, 02:19 AM

There are now only 50 days left until "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I" hits theaters!  We are posting a quote from the first half of the book every day in celebration and to give us a chance to discuss and ponder the final book as it goes to film. Here is today's quote!

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