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Rupert Grint Discusses "It's Only a Play," Broadway Debut

Posted by: Mel
August 20, 2014, 08:58 PM

Rupert Grint, who will be making his Broadway debut in "It's Only a Play," was recently interviewed about the play and about how acting on stage differs from acting for a film:

Tell me about this guy you’re playing, Frank Finger.
It’s a type of character that I’ve never had the chance toContinued...


Celestina Warbeck Bio Added to Pottemore

Posted by: Mel
August 18, 2014, 08:46 PM

In honor of the fact that it's the famed magical songstress's birthday, J. K. Rowling has updated the "Chamber of Secrets" section of Pottermore to give fans more information about Celestina Warbeck. One of Warbeck's hit songs is also available to be listened to on the site. You can log into PottermoreContinued...

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Ginny Weasley!

Posted by: Mel
August 12, 2014, 08:45 PM

August 11th marked the birthday of Ginny Weasley! Please join Leaky in wishing Ginny Weasley a very happy belated birthday.


Emma Thompson "Save the Arctic"

Posted by: Catherine
August 08, 2014, 10:33 AM

Emma Thompson (Professor Sybil Trelawney) has joined the Greenpeace "Help Save the Arctic" campaign. The campaign calls for legal protection of the arctic against deprivation by oil drills and industrial fishing. As Emma Thompson says on her petition,, "it is not to much to say our future dependsContinued...


One Millionth Rider Boards the Hogwarts Express

Posted by: Mel
August 07, 2014, 08:42 PM

Despite only opening last month, the Hogwarts Express ride at the new Diagon Alley expansion in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter has already celebrated its one millionth rider:

Cheers from guests filled the air at Hogsmeade Station today as Universal Orlando Resort celebrated its one millionth riderContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J. K. Rowling Writes Letter as Dumbledore to Shooting Victim

Posted by: Mel
August 06, 2014, 08:50 PM

Fifteen-year-old Cassidy Stay, who was the only survivor of a shooting that left her parents and siblings dead, received a letter and care package from J. K. Rowling following a speech she made just three days after the shooting, where she quoted Dumbledore. The speech went viral and J.Continued...


J. K. Rowling and WB Form Harry Potter Global Franchise Development Team

Posted by: Mel
August 01, 2014, 08:42 PM

In order to manage all upcoming and future Harry Potter related projects - such as the theme park expansions and the "Fantastic Beasts" films - J. K. Rowling and Warner Bros. have formed a Harry Potter Global Franchise Development team:

Warner Bros. Entertainment has conjuredContinued...

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