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Charity

Kylie Peterson and Marshall Griffin Selected to Run for Lumos in 2011 London Marathon

Posted by: Rosi
January 12, 2011, 04:18 PM

We let you know at the end of October that Lumos, the children's charity founded by J.K. Rowling, was looking for committed fundraisers to take one of its two Gold Bond places in the 2011 Virgin London Marathon. Leaky reader Kylie Peterson emailed in to let usContinued...

Books

Cho Chang Y'all - Leakypedia Page of the Day

Posted by: John
January 12, 2011, 04:38 AM

Cho Chang, just the sound of her name, had me clicking her page on the Leakypedia earlier today. Unfortunately there was not much there to see. If you want 75 more MyLeaky points or perhaps to go to the ball with Cho Chang, contribute something nice to her Leakypedia page.

HP Cast

Actors in the News Weekly Roundup

Posted by: Rosi
January 11, 2011, 09:08 AM

Actor news is still light on the ground. Firstly, the chaps behind the Facebook page for the musical "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying", in which Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) will star this Spring, have added new photos of the Al Hirschfeld theatre marquee. The marquee features never-before-seenContinued...

Books

Truely Remembering Severus Snape - Leakypedia Page of the Day

Posted by: John
January 10, 2011, 05:58 PM

In honor of his recent birthday, I think some attention to Snape's Leakypedia page is in order. While there is some info there already, it's not the bravest page we ever knew. Now pretend that joke made sense, and if you want 75 points for helping out, go fill out further the LeakypediaContinued...

Leaky

Winners of the 2010 Leakies Announced!

Posted by: Edward
January 09, 2011, 11:26 PM

After an extended voting period, the winners of the 2010 Leakies are ready to be announced!  This is Leaky's second annual awards ceremony highlights the best of Harry Potter news and is voted on by you.  Without further ado, here are the winners:


Story of the Year

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Severus Snape

Posted by: Edward
January 09, 2011, 06:53 PM

The calendar on Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling's webstie has been updated for January 9th to make the birthdate of Severus Snape.  Please join us at Leaky in wishing the bravest man Harry Potter ever knew a great day.

LeakyLounge

Read The Book Thief with Jo's Book Nook and Order of the Phoenix with the HP Book Club

Posted by: Rosi
January 08, 2011, 04:42 PM

As it's now a new year and a new month, both of our book clubs at the Leaky Lounge have selected new books to read and discuss. The Harry Potter Book Club is reading Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Revisit the fifth book in the Harry Potter series inContinued...

Books

Muggles need love on Leakypedia too

Posted by: John
January 07, 2011, 09:35 PM

The Muggles in Harry Potter are seldom anyone's favorite characters, but that does not mean they are uninteresting and unworthy of recognition in the Leakypedia. And yet, Harry's sweet old muggle family has somehow yet to be acknowledged with their own pages. Everyone who helps rectify that will receive 75 MyLeakyContinued...

DH Film

David Yates, David Heyman, and Tom Felton Discuss "Deathly Hallows: Part 2"

DH Film
Posted by: Mel
January 07, 2011, 08:18 PM

In a new article in USA Today, director David Yates and producer David Heyman talked about the general atmosphere of "Deathly Hallows: Part 2":

"The very last one's a big old epic, with lots of battles and dragons and goblins. It's going to be operatic. And then it's over,"Continued...

Movies

"Harry Potter: The Exhibition" Extended in Seattle Until Feb. 13, 2011

Posted by: Stephanie_J
January 07, 2011, 06:49 PM

The Pacific Science Center has announced that the traveling "Harry Potter: The Exhibition" will remain in Seattle, WA for an extra two weeks.

"Harry Potter: The Exhibition" will now be open until February 13, 2011. The center said that "a strong attendance over the holiday season" encouraged them toContinued...

LeakyCon

LeakyCon 2011 Call for Programming Now Open!

Posted by: Edward
January 07, 2011, 02:11 PM

We are excited to announce that LeakyCon 2011 is now accepting programming submissions for our conference, taking place this year in Orlando, Florida!  Submissions close February 28, 2011, so please click here and follow the directions in order to submit.

LeakyCon 2011, The Leaky Cauldron'sContinued...

DH Film

"Deathly Hallows: Part 1" Remains in Running for Various Oscar and BAFTA Nominations

DH Film
Posted by: Edward
January 07, 2011, 01:06 PM

As the movie award season marches on, the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" film, and its actors, remain in the running for nominations at both the annual Academy Awards and BAFTAs.  First up, the DH:1 remains in the running for the Visual OscarContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Copyright Lawsuit Against J. K. Rowling, Bloomsbury Dismissed by Judge

Posted by: Edward
January 06, 2011, 10:10 PM

A lawsuit against Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling and the book's UK publisher, Bloomsbury, by the estate of the late Adrian Jacobs has been dismissed by the judge, a statement from US Potter publisher Scholastic reveals.  The statement reads:
Scholastic is extremelyContinued...

Film Awards

"Deathly Hallows: Part 1" Production Designer Stuart Craig Nominated for Excellence in Production Design Award

Posted by: Rosi
January 06, 2011, 03:37 PM

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" has been nominated  for the Art Directors Guild's 15th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards for 2010. "Hallows"' production designer Stuart Craig was nominated alongside the production designers forContinued...

Books

Meow to you too, Crookshanks - Leakypedia Page of the Day

Posted by: John
January 06, 2011, 02:47 AM

Hey everyone! Can you believe that Crookshanks doesn't have a page in the Leakypedia yet? I know, me neither. If you help Crookshanks out with his (her?) page, you'll find yourself with 75 MyLeaky points!

Hop to it!

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