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Exclusives

Leaky Exclusive: Scream Awards Harry Potter Farewell NYC Event Tickets Available Here

Posted by: Edward
October 07, 2011, 05:55 PM

As readers will recall, Spike TV's 2011 Scream Awards is set to feature a special Harry Potter Farewell as part of its awards ceremony broadcast on Tuesday, October 18th.  Today, Leaky has exclusive information about how you can be a part of this event nextContinued...

Honors/Awards

"Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Nominated as 2011 Hollywood Movie of the Year

Posted by: Stephanie_J
October 07, 2011, 04:02 PM

The Hollywood Film Awards and Yahoo! Movies have revealed the 10 nominees for the 2011 Hollywood Movie of the Year Award, including "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2."

The award is voted on by the public, with the winner being announced during a ceremony on Oct. 24,Continued...

Phelps

James and Oliver Phelps attend 45th Co-operative Film Festival

Posted by: Stephanie_J
October 07, 2011, 12:28 PM

James and Oliver Phelps (the Weasley twins) helped officially open the 45th annual Co-operative Film Festival in Bradford, England on Thursday.

A video at the Telegraph & Argus website features the twins talking about their experience being a part of the Harry Potter films: balancingContinued...

Movies

New Comprehensive Blu-ray/DVD Collection of Harry Potter Films due in 2012

Posted by: Stephanie_J
October 06, 2011, 09:54 PM

Warner Home Video have announced that a new, comprehensive box set of all 8 Harry Potter films will be released sometime in 2012. Note that this will be different from the 8-disc box set being released on Nov. 11.

At the moment, it is unknown what additional features willContinued...

Movies

Warner Bros. Studio Tour - The Making of Harry Potter to Open 31st March 2012

Posted by: Rosi
October 06, 2011, 07:33 AM

Warner Bros. today announced the opening date for the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter as the 31st March 2012. As we told you earlier this week, there will be Fan Priority Tickets available -- find out more information about those in our postContinued...

Watson Interviews

New York Times Profiles Emma Watson's New Role in "Perks of Being a Wallflower"

Posted by: Stephanie_J
October 06, 2011, 12:43 AM

The New York Times has published a new report featuring actress Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) from when they visited her on the set of her new film, "The Perks of Being a Wallflower," over the summer.

Ms. Watson speaks about her new experiences on a film set worlds away from "Harry Potter,"Continued...

Fans

Team StarKid Announces Tour Schedule for S.P.A.C.E. Tour

Posted by: Edward
October 06, 2011, 12:02 AM

Team StarKid have announced, via video on their YouTube channel, the dates and locations for an upcoming tour across North America.  Entitled The Space Tour, members from Team StarKid will be headed around the Midwest and East Coast during the month of November.  The tour schedule isContinued...

Movies

"Ultimate Farewell Tribute" for Harry Potter Films Planned for Spike TV's Scream Awards

Posted by: Edward
October 05, 2011, 11:18 PM

Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Spike TV's Annual Scream Awards will have what they are calling an "ultimate farewell tribute" to the Harry Potter film series as part of its October 15th awards ceremony.  The show, which is set to broadcast on OctoberContinued...

HP Cast

Tom Felton, James and Oliver Phelps, and Warwick Davis Attend Pride of Britain Awards

Posted by: Mel
October 05, 2011, 10:06 PM

This past Monday, Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy), James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley), and Warwick Davis (Professor Flitwick/Griphook) attended the Pride of Britain Awards. You can see images of them on the red carpet here in our galleries. Enjoy!

ManyContinued...

Movies

Fan Priority Tickets for Warner Bros. Studio Tour - The Making of Harry Potter Available October 10

Posted by: Edward
October 05, 2011, 08:56 AM

In a press release, WB announced this morning that a limited number of tickets for the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London- The Making of Harry Potter will be available to fans via an exclusive website and password to be revealed on the official tour website and FacebookContinued...

LeakyLounge

September Issue of The Quibbler Now Available

Posted by: Mel
October 04, 2011, 08:20 PM

The newest issue of The Quibbler, Leaky's monthly publication "for all the news you won't find anywhere else," is now available for you to read and enjoy! You can see the PDF version here, or a zipped version here. To learn how to submit articles to The Quibbler, please go here.

Enjoy!

Watson

Emma Watson in Elle UK

Posted by: Mel
October 04, 2011, 03:30 PM

Emma Watson recently did a photoshoot for the November issue of Elle UK magazine. You can see the photoshoot here in our galleries. Some of the images include quotes from Watson.

Additionally, we have a video of Watson being interviewed during the photoshoot which you can see here or below.



Many thanks to SnitchSeeker!

Contests

October Contest: Pensieve Diving

Posted by: Mel
October 04, 2011, 03:20 PM

For this month's contest we are going Pensieve diving! On each of the five Saturdays in October we will provide you with the description of one place and object pair as observed by our muggle friends. Your job will be to figure out both parts: the location and the item of focus. These ambiguous clues are all thatContinued...

Art

Rare Harry Potter Sketch by UK Illustrator Up for Auction

Posted by: Stephanie_J
October 04, 2011, 01:02 PM

A sketch of Harry Potter with the mythical hippogriff Buckbeak drawn by former Harry Potter illustrator Cliff Wright will be up for auction at the end of the month, the Daily Mail reports.

Mr. Wright was the illustrator of the UK Harry Potter book covers for Sorcerer's Stone through PrisonerContinued...

Humor

Glee's Chris Colfer Wants In to Pottermore

Posted by: Edward
October 04, 2011, 12:25 PM

The Harry Potter world has meshed once again with the Glee fandom, as we see in this video clip of Glee actor Chris Colfer speaking about his desire to get into J.K. Rowling's new online experience, Pottermore.  Mr. Colfer made comments about Pottermore at the 2011 New Yorker Festival which took placeContinued...

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