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Dan Radcliffe and Emma Watson Nominated for Kids Choice Awards

Posted by: Mel
March 08, 2012, 07:07 PM

Dan Radcliffe and Emma Watson were both nominated for the 2012 Kids Choice Awards for Favorite Actor and Favorite Actress respectively. "Deathly Hallows: Part 2 was also nominated for Favorite Movie.

You can vote for Radcliffe and Watson here. The Kids Choice Awards will air on MarchContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Pottermore Opening to Everyone in Early April

Posted by: Stephanie_J
March 08, 2012, 08:55 AM

The Pottermore Insider updated today to announce that Pottermore.com will be coming out of the Beta phase and open to everyone in early April 2012.

The Beta period for Pottermore was extended indefinitely toward the end of last year. The Insider explains why this decision was made:

We always knew PottermoreContinued...

Misc

Kymera Magic Wand Remote Control on Sale

Posted by: Mel
March 07, 2012, 07:48 PM

The Kymera Magic Wand Remote Control is currently on sale at Broodr through Sunday, March 11th. Originally priced at $89.95, the wand is now $75.95.

This magic wand can turn on your TV, your fireplace - anything that can be operated by an infa-red remote control. You use the wand purely by gesturing and theContinued...

Grint

Video: Rupert Grint and Julie Waters in VisitEngland Ad

Posted by: Mel
March 07, 2012, 07:19 PM

VisitEngland has launched a new tourism campaign based around the idea that "Holidays at Home are GREAT." Rupert Grint and Julie Waters (Mrs. Weasley) are currently appearing in a TV ad for this campaign:

“2012 is going to be a year like no other in our history, with the Diamond Jubilee celebrationsContinued...

Movies

Video: ABC Gets a Look at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour

Posted by: Mel
March 06, 2012, 07:13 PM

We now have a new video from ABC that gives us another look inside the Warner Bros. Studio Tour. Stuart Craig, the production designer for all seven movies, is interviewed about a few of the sets. You can watch the video here. Enjoy!

Many thanks to Max for the tip!

Movies

"The One Show" with Warwick Davis: A Look at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour

Posted by: Mel
March 05, 2012, 07:19 PM

Warwick Davis (Flitwick, Griphook) appeared on "The One Show" to give a behind the scenes look at the soon to be opened Warner Bros. Studio Tour. The video shows Davis going through the various Harry Potter sets that guests will soon be able to see in person, and you can watchContinued...

DH Film

"Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Nominated for Five Empire Awards

DH Film
Posted by: Mel
March 05, 2012, 06:58 PM

The Empire Awards, which will be held on March 25th in London, have given "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" five nominations:

  • Best Female Newcomer (Bonnie Wright)
  • The Art of 3D (which will award the movie that best utilized 3D)
  • Best Actor (Daniel Radcliffe)
  • Best Director (DavidContinued...

Grint

New Interview with Rupert Grint Details His Relationship with His Brother, and His Ice Cream Van

Posted by: Mel
March 04, 2012, 08:09 PM

In a new interview, Rupert Grint discusses his relationship with his younger brother James, who is a rally driver, and of course, his infamous ice cream van:

'I tend to avoid July and August, but the rest of the year I’ll drive around the local villagesContinued...

Lewis

First Picture of Matt Lewis in "Wasteland"

Posted by: Mel
March 04, 2012, 08:03 PM

We now have a picture of Matt Lewis and his co-stars in "Wasteland," his upcoming crime film. You can see the image here in our galleries. Timothy Spall (Peter Pettigrew) will also co-star in the film. There is no release date for "Wasteland" as of yet.

Movies

Butterbeer to be Served at Warner Bros. Studio Tour

Posted by: Mel
March 03, 2012, 06:59 PM

A bit more exciting news about the Warner Bros. Studio Tour: they'll have butterbeer available for consumption! Up until now the only place fans could try out butterbeer was at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Universal Studios Florida. Today, Warwick Davis (Flitwick/Griphook), who was atContinued...

Contests

March Contest: History of a Special Friendship

Posted by: Mel
March 03, 2012, 06:52 PM

For our contest this month we're asking you to think about some of the human-animal friendships found in Harry Potter and to write the story of their origin. Using 500 words or less write a story of how a witch/wizard and their creature companion (mentioned in the books) met. Please email your submissionsContinued...

Home Video / DVD

First Look at Harry Potter Wizards Collection DVD Boxed Set on Amazon

Posted by: Edward
March 03, 2012, 01:25 PM

Retailer Amazon.com has posted images and information for what looks to be the ultimate showcase collection of Harry Potter films fans have been waiting for.  The Harry Potter Wizards Collection contains a total of 31 discs, 18 of which present a mixture of regular and extendedContinued...

Movies

Warner Bros. Studio Tour Presents a Look at the Hogwarts Castle Scale Model

Posted by: Mel
March 02, 2012, 07:33 PM

Warner Bros. has released several pictures of the Hogwarts Castle model, which was used in all of the films for some exterior shots of Hogwarts and which will be the grand finale of the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London:

The Hogwarts castle model is the jewel of the Art DepartmentContinued...

Misc

Whimsic Alley Presents: The Joe Moses One Man Showses

Posted by: Mel
March 02, 2012, 07:15 PM

Joe Moses, who plays Snape in "A Very Potter Musical," will be performing in "The Joe Moses One Man Showses" at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles on March 5th at 8:00 pm:

The Joe Moses One Man Showses has just concluded an impressive six-month run of consecutively sold out off-Broadway performancesContinued...

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Ron Weasley!

Posted by: Mel
March 01, 2012, 07:00 PM

March 1st marks the birthday of Ron Weasley! Please join us at Leaky in wishing Ron Weasley a very happy birthday! Many happy returns, Ron!

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