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Film Awards

Bonham Carter, Desplat, Macdonald and More Receive Golden Globes Awards Nominations

Posted by: Rosi
December 15, 2010, 06:52 PM

The nominations for the 68th Golden Globes Awards were announced yesterday morning; these nods featured a number of members of the Harry Potter cast.

"The King's Speech", which stars Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange) Timothy Spall (Peter Pettigrew), MichaelContinued...

Fans

Wizarding World of Harry Potter Expands Ollivander's Wand Shop

Posted by: Rosi
December 15, 2010, 06:30 PM

Inside the Magic today reports that Ollivander's Wand Shop at Universal Studios' Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park attraction in Orlando, Florida, has undergone a small expansion in order to accommodate for the large number of customers.

The second shop can be accessed viaContinued...

Charity

Last Chance to Get Your Jingle Spells CD BEFORE Christmas

Posted by: Melissa
December 15, 2010, 02:48 PM

We only have about 200 left, and the last shipment before Christmas is going out TOMORROW - so order your Jingle Spells 4 (or JS4+LeakyCon CD package!) now - before midnight eastern time!  While Jingle Spells 4 AND the live CD are on iTunes (JS4 / Live CD disc 1, disc 2), this isContinued...

Books

Leakypedia Page of the Day - December 13th 2010

Posted by: Leakypedia
December 14, 2010, 02:51 PM

Hey everyone! It's already late in the day Tuesday, so we're going to give you the Leakypedia Post of the day for Today and Wednesday on this thread.

You all did a very nice job getting the Felix Felicis page done on Monday. Major props go out to Leaky users Nellythemarrow and Sohumdore for doing theContinued...

DH Film

"Deathly Hallows" Ranks High in Twitter's Year in Review

DH Film
Posted by: Stephanie_J
December 13, 2010, 04:40 PM

The social media site Twitter has released their Year in Review: Top Twitter Trends with several categories highlighting 2010's most talked about subjects.

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" made it on two lists, including Overall Top Trends. It ranked number 9 out of 10, just after JustinContinued...

Leaky

Leakypedia Page of the Day - December 12th 2010

Posted by: Leakypedia
December 13, 2010, 01:35 PM

Happy Monday everyone! Today's Leakypedia topic of the day is "Felix Felicis"

Felix Felicis, also called "liquid luck", is a magical potion that was introduced to us for the first time in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Today we would like your help filling out this entry in the LeakypediaContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Bill Nighy

Posted by: Rosi
December 12, 2010, 08:13 PM

Please join us at Leaky in wishing Bill Nighy a very happy birthday. The Rufus Scrimgeour actor celebrated his 61st birthday today. Many happy returns, Mr. Nighy!

DH Film

"Deathly Hallows: Part 1" Among Semifinalists for Visual Effects Oscar Nomination

DH Film
Posted by: Edward
December 11, 2010, 01:37 PM

The Oscar race is heating up and, today, we have our first official mention of the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" film being in contention for the golden statue.  The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has released the list of fifteenContinued...

DH Film

Actress Kelly Macdonald Reported to Portray The Grey Lady in "Deathly Hallows: Part 2"

DH Film
Posted by: Edward
December 10, 2010, 08:14 PM

Vanity Fair as an interview online with actress Kelly Macdonald, from the current HBO series "Boardwalk Empire," which makes note of her appearing as the Grey Lady in the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" film.  The magazine reports:

Next thingContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Kenneth Branagh

Posted by: Rosi
December 10, 2010, 02:10 AM

Please join us at TLC in wishing Kenneth Branagh a very very special happy birthday. The actor, who played Gilderoy Lockhart in "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" is celebrating his 50th birthday today! Many happy returns, Mr. Branagh!

Heyman Interviews

Video: FirstShowing.net Interviews Harry Potter Producer David Heyman

Posted by: Rosi
December 09, 2010, 09:00 PM

FirstShowing.net's Alex Billington conducted a 40 minute interview with David Heyman, producer of the Harry Potter films. The producer spoke of his role as a form of "showrunner" but also as someone whose role is to support the directors hired. The interview is in two parts and can be found at thisContinued...

Watson

First Picture of Emma Watson From New Film "My Week With Marilyn"

Posted by: Rosi
December 09, 2010, 08:34 PM

The first picture of Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) from the film "My Week With Marilyn" has appeared on the Daily Mail website. As we told you back in September, Watson will star as Lucy, an wardrobe assistant at Pinewood studios in 1956. You can find the image here in the Leaky galleries.

AmericanContinued...

Books

Do you believe in Nargles? - Leakypedia Page of the Day

Posted by: John
December 09, 2010, 01:58 PM

Well, do you? We think the Leakypedia should, so that's why today's page of the day is for Nargles! As of this posting there is no entry for Nargles, as the Leakypedia is still quite new and there are still many areas of Harry's world yet to be documented in this wiki. 

Help us outContinued...

DH Film

WB Places a "For Your Consideration" Ad For "DH: Part 1" For Best Cinematography

DH Film
Posted by: Mel
December 07, 2010, 11:33 PM

With the awards season approaching, Warner Bros. has put out a "For Your Consideration" ad in American Cinematographer, which you can see here in our Image Galleries. This ad acknowledges Eduardo Serra, the cinematographer for "Deathly Hallows: Part 1," and recommendsContinued...

Fiennes

Ralph Fiennes Discusses Lord Voldemort

Posted by: Mel
December 07, 2010, 09:13 PM

In a new article in USA Today, Ralph Fiennes (Voldemort) talks about his character in the Harry Potter films:

"He's really sort of the devil," says Fiennes, 47. "He's completely emotionally detached. He has no empathy. You find that in psychopaths."
For Fiennes, an Oscar nominee for playing a Nazi officerContinued...

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