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New Look at Harry Potter Eight Film Box Set from Amazon

Posted by: Edward
August 30, 2011, 09:27 PM

At the request of WB, these images have been removed.

Misc

Harry Potter: Page to Screen Book to be Released in October

Posted by: Mel
August 30, 2011, 03:57 PM

On October 25th, Harpercollins will be releasing Harry Potter: Page to Screen, a new in-depth look at the making of the Harry Potter films:

Harry Potter: Page to Screen...is packed with spellbinding details and hundred of never-before-seen photographs and illustrations that provide an insightful,Continued...

Books

Severus Snape Chosen as Favorite Harry Potter Character via Bloomsbury Poll

Posted by: Edward
August 30, 2011, 11:25 AM

As readers will recall, Bloomsbury, the UK publishers of the Harry Potter novels, asked fans of the series to vote for their favorite character from author J. K. Rowling's series.  Voting concluded late last week and the results are in: Severus Snape was voted asContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J. K. Rowling Listed on Forbes World's Most Powerful Women List for 2011

Posted by: Edward
August 27, 2011, 11:33 PM

Forbes.com has released their annual ranking of most powerful women in the world and, once again, Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling has made the list.  The author is among such government officials, corporate executives and media figures as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, PepsiCo'sContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Pottermore Insider Answers Questions About Beta Testing and Welcome E-Mails

Posted by: Stephanie_J
August 25, 2011, 03:35 PM

A new blog post has gone up on the Pottermore Insider following the latest batch of welcome e-mails which were sent out today.

Several frequently asked questions about the beta process are covered in this latest update as well as the timeline for receiving welcome e-mails.Continued...

J.K. Rowling

Latest Batch of Pottermore Early Access E-mails Sent Out

Posted by: Stephanie_J
August 25, 2011, 10:54 AM

The Pottemore Insider has been updated to say that a new batch of Welcome e-mails for Pottermore beta access were sent out today, August 25th, from 2:45pm BST (9:45am EST).

Welcome e-mails were also sent out yesterday to a lucky few.

You can read Leaky's first thoughts on Pottermore at thisContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Rupert Grint!

Posted by: Stephanie_J
August 24, 2011, 10:30 AM

A very happy birthday goes out to actor Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) who turns 23 years old today. Cheers to you, Rupert, from everyone at Leaky!

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Stephen Fry!

Posted by: Stephanie_J
August 24, 2011, 10:10 AM

Birthday wishes go out today to Stephen Fry, notable British actor, Tweeter, and narrator of the UK Harry Potter audio books. We hope you'll join us at Leaky in wishing Mr. Fry a happy 54th birthday!

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Video: Rupert Grint Interviewed at V Festival

Posted by: Mel
August 23, 2011, 07:36 PM

This past weekend Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) attended the V Festival and was interviewed by Absolute Radio. The interview covers the musicians he most wanted to see during the festival, saying good-bye to Harry Potter, and his upcoming film "Comrade."

You can watch the video here or below.

DH Film

Storyboards from "Deathly Hallows: Parts 1 and 2" Released

DH Film
Posted by: Mel
August 23, 2011, 07:27 PM

Several storyboards created by artist Adam Brockbank, who has helped create the design of the Harry Potter movies since the first film, have been released and are available to look at here in our galleries. The storyboards feature several scenes from both movies, that includes an up closeContinued...

Birthdays

Happy Birthday Kimmy!

Posted by: Melissa
August 23, 2011, 06:53 AM

Everyone join us today wishing our Galleries manager Kimmy a very happy birthday! She's been waiting patiently for her Pottermore email, maybe if we all cross our fingers it will show today...

LeakyLounge

Reread Half-Blood Prince With the Lily and Stag Inn Reading Groups

Posted by: Mel
August 22, 2011, 07:19 PM

Rediscover your favorite moments in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince with Leaky's Lily and Stag Inn Reading Groups! The Lily and Stag Inn is a subforum set apart from the rest of the lounge, allowing members a more intimate area to post and discuss our favourite books. ByContinued...

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Percy Weasley!

Posted by: Stephanie_J
August 22, 2011, 06:17 PM

August 22nd marks the 35th birthday of Percy Ignatius Weasley, Headboy extraordinaire and 3rd eldest Weasley brother. We hope you'll join us at Leaky in wishing Percy a most excellent birthday!

Grint Interviews

Rupert Grint Attends V Festival, Talks About Life Post-Potter

Posted by: Stephanie_J
August 22, 2011, 12:15 PM

Actor Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) attended V Festival over the weekend in Hylands Park and spoke to the Press Association about his life now that the final Harry Potter film has been released.

"It's going to take a while to really sink in - it was quite a shock really. It all seemed toContinued...

Video Games

First Images from LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7

Posted by: Mel
August 20, 2011, 07:08 PM

We have some of the first images from LEGO Harry Potter Years: 5-7 available to look at here in our galleries. The new stills give us a look at scenes from the last three parts of the Harry Potter series, though the majority of images we have so far seem to be from Order of the Phoenix. Enjoy!

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