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Pottermore Insider Releases Chapter Three Artwork

Posted by: Stephanie_J
November 29, 2011, 11:46 AM

The Pottermore Insider has once again updated their blog, this time featuring artwork done by Pottermore users uploaded to Chapter Three, "The Letters from No One." View the different visual interpretations of the chapter at this link.

Artwork from Chapter Four will be posted next week on the blog,Continued...

Home Video / DVD

Harrods Exclusive Box Set of Harry Potter DVDs Require Safe Keeping Before Release

Posted by: Edward
November 29, 2011, 11:15 AM

The Evening Standard is reporting that higher levels of security were required this morning at the iconic British retailer Harrods as they took stock of 300 Elder Wand DVD Box Set of all eight Harry Potter films.  The paper explains:

Muggles are so desperateContinued...

Translations

Translated Selections from Harry Potter Novels Released Online

Posted by: Edward
November 29, 2011, 10:55 AM

Researchers at the University of Calgary have complied a one-of-a-kind collection of 70 translations of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" novels and have published selections from those translations online, reports the Vancouver Sun.  Geared to educators, students and Potter-fansContinued...

Fan Events

Alohomora Presents 2011 Wizarding Winter Fair in UK this December

Posted by: Edward
November 28, 2011, 11:54 PM

If you're in the UK and feeling the need for a little Harry Potter wizard rock cheer during this holiday season, the folks over at Alohomora 2013 have the answer.  The Wizarding Winter Fair 2011 will take place on Friday, December 16, 2011 and the wizard rock sounds of RiddleTM,Continued...

LeakyCon

LeakyCon 2012 Registration Open!

Posted by: Edward
November 28, 2011, 12:45 PM

Registration for LeakyCon 2012, our next Harry Potter conference taking place August 9-12, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois, is now open to all and can be completed right here!

As a special for this Cyber Monday, regular registration is $180 for today ONLY.  Act quick before registration goes to its full price ofContinued...

DH Film

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Wins at the 2011 Children's BAFTAs

DH Film
Posted by: Edward
November 28, 2011, 12:02 AM

This evening, the Children's BAFTAs were handed out at the London Hilton on Park Lane in the United Kingdom.  Among the winners was the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" film, which was up against-- among others-- its first part, "Harry Potter andContinued...

DH Film

Video: Behind the Scenes Look at Ron/Hermione Kiss

DH Film
Posted by: Mel
November 26, 2011, 07:08 PM

Thanks to SnitchSeeker we have a new behind the scenes video of Ron and Hermione's kiss in "Deathly Hallows: Part 2." You can watch the video here or below.

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling Gives Evidence at Leveson Inquiry (Watch Now)

Posted by: Rosi
November 24, 2011, 09:47 AM

J.K. Rowling is currently giving evidence at the Leveson Inquiry and you can watch and follow The Guardian's liveblog at this link. Stay close to Leaky for more from the Inquiry!

Felton

First Look at Tom Felton in "Labyrinth"

Posted by: Mel
November 23, 2011, 09:55 PM

The first pictures of Tom Felton as Viscount Trencavel in the upcoming mini series "Labyrinth" are now online, and can be seen here in our galleries. "Labyrinth" is based off of the best selling book by Kate Mosse and will be aired sometime in 2012.

Many thanks to SnitchSeeker!

J.K. Rowling

Pottermore Insider Updates with Art from Chapter Two

Posted by: Mel
November 23, 2011, 07:04 PM

The Pottermore Insider has updated their blog with art Pottermore users have drawn and posted to Chapter Two, "The Vanishing Glass." You can see the art here on the blog.

The Pottermore Insider will be posting art from Chapter Three next week.

Contests

Leaky's Black Friday Harry Potter Giveaway with Best Buy - Final Day!

Posted by: Edward
November 23, 2011, 11:09 AM

Thanks for entering in day two of our giveaway; the potential winners will be contacted privately in order to claim the prize.  Now for your FINAL chance to win!

The Leaky Cauldron and Best Buy have teamed up to offer a special three-day-long Harry Potter contest in the leadContinued...

Watson

Emma Watson at "My Week with Marilyn" Premiere

Posted by: Stephanie_J
November 22, 2011, 12:45 PM

Actress Emma Watson made an appearance on Sunday at the premiere of her latest film, "My Week with Marilyn" at the Cineworld Haymarket in London. Watson portrays Lucy, a wardrobe assistant who worked on the set of Monroe's film.

Images from the premiere can be found here in the Leaky galleries. AlsoContinued...

Contests

Leaky's Black Friday Harry Potter Giveaway with Best Buy - Day Two

Posted by: Edward
November 22, 2011, 10:11 AM

Thanks for entering in day one of our giveaway; the potential winners will be contacted privately in order to claim the prize.  Now for day two!

The Leaky Cauldron and Best Buy have teamed up to offer a special three-day-long Harry Potter contest in the lead up to the Black FridayContinued...

Movies

Warner Bros. Hosts Harry Potter Luncheon in NYC with Dan Radcliffe, Alan Rickman Present

Posted by: Stephanie_J
November 22, 2011, 10:00 AM

The Hollywood Reporter was present on Monday when Warner Bros. hosted a luncheon to celebrate the Harry Potter franchise at Club 21 in New York City. In attendance at the luncheon were Daniel Radcliffe, Alan Rickman, director David Yates and producer David Heyman.Continued...

Rickman

Video: Alan Rickman in "Seminar"

Posted by: Mel
November 21, 2011, 07:32 PM

Thanks again to the efforts of Leaky reader WeenyOwl, we now have a video of Alan Rickman (Severus Snape) in his new Broadway play "Seminar":

Our favorite acid-tongued professor is back!... sort of. Alan Rickman stars as an intimidating teacher in Theresa Rebeck's Broadway play, "Seminar," bringing back fond memoriesContinued...

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