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Evanna Lynch on Defeating Internet Bullies

Posted by: Melissa
February 11, 2014, 12:52 PM

Today's Independent features an article written by  Harry Potter star Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood) on cyber bullying, and how she learned to overcome the intense meanness of the Internet:

was somewhat prepared for the inevitable internet onslaught in the wake of my casting. I was already an activeContinued...


Tom Felton Answers Fans' Questions on MSN

Posted by: Catherine
May 20, 2012, 10:06 PM

MSN has released a video of Tom Felton answering the questions of fans around the world. The MSN interview asked fans' questions from notecards and added some of her own. Felton answered questions about his favorite Harry Potter creature, his audition for the role as Ron Weasley, and his "boy-crush" onContinued...


TV Watch: "50 Greatest Harry Potter Moments" Tonight on ITV1 at 8 p.m. GMT

Posted by: Stephanie_J
July 27, 2011, 10:57 AM

In June, Leaky told you about ITV's plans to produce a show entitled "50 Greatest Harry Potter Moments." Fans were invited to vote for their favorite moments from the first seven films via Facebook.

ITV has now announced that the 2-hour show will air tonight at 8 p.m. GMT onContinued...

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Video: Russell Brand, Ryan Reynolds, Tom Hanks and Other Actors Share Harry Potter Memories

Posted by: Rosi
July 06, 2011, 06:14 AM

DigitalSpy has put together a wonderful video of actors talking about their love for Harry Potter, from comedians Russell Brand, Nick Frost and Simon Pegg to Ryan Reynolds, Tom Hanks, Anthony Head, Vanessa Hudgens, Melissa Joan Hart and "Pirates of the Caribbean"Continued...

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The Ace of Cakes Takes on The Hogwarts Express

Posted by: sue
October 24, 2009, 04:26 PM

It's all aboard the Hogwarts Express this week as the Ace of Cakes returns with a new program on their special cake created for the New York premiere of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Readers will recall that back in July, master baker Duff and his crew at Charm City Cakes created anotherContinued...

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Stephen King Comments on JK Rowling and Stephenie Meyer

Posted by: sue
February 03, 2009, 07:52 PM

Scores of readers let us know about a new interview with acclaimed author Stephen King, who has made some new comments regarding Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling and Stephenie Meyer. Speaking with USA Weekend, Mr. King compared the two authors and had some blunt things to say about the TwilightContinued...

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Author Cornelia Funke Comments on the work by J.K. Rowling

Posted by: sue
January 15, 2009, 11:53 AM

At the screening of the film of her novel Inkheart, author Cornelia Funke gave some new comments regarding the work of Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling. Speaking to Snitchseeker, Cornelia Funke apparently said "that she admires fellow author J.K. Rowling's ability to use visual imagery ratherContinued...

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Celebs Weigh In As Harry Potter Fans

Posted by: sue
September 24, 2008, 12:22 PM

MTV is continuing their week long series of articles on the world of Harry Potter, and now has a piece where famous personalities weigh in with their thoughts on the beloved books by J.K. Rowling. Harry Potter cast members Ralph Fiennes, Robert Pattinson, and Verne Troyer give their thoughts, as do a varietyContinued...

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Children's Laureate Comments on J.K. Rowling

Posted by: sue
May 18, 2008, 06:46 PM

UK Children’s Laureate Michael Rosen has made some comments regarding Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling while on tour in Scotland to help promote literacy among students. The Times reports that author Michael Rosen said Harry Potter “deserved credit for encouraging a generation of childrenContinued...

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"Twilight" Author Stephenie Meyer Talks J. K. Rowling

Posted by: Edward
April 10, 2008, 08:27 PM

In a new interview on Stephenie Meyer, the author of the popular “Twilight” novels, discusses Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling along with the similarities she finds between the “Twilight” and “Harry Potter” series. While Mrs. Meyer notes she has notContinued...

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Helen McCrory Filming This Week as Narcissa Malfoy for "Half-Blood Prince"

Posted by: sue
March 04, 2008, 04:48 PM

Actress Helen McCrory is filming her scenes this week in her role as Narcissa Malfoy in the upcoming "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince". Actor Damian Lewis, the husband of Helen McCrory, appeared on ITV's This Morning television program, and said his wife was "extremelyContinued...

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The Ace of Cakes Meets PotterCast

Posted by: sue
January 20, 2008, 04:53 AM

Many readers have owled regarding the season premiere of the Ace of Cakes program on the Food Network that will feature a very special cake, and brief interviews with some of the actors from the Harry Potter movies including Dan Radcliffe. Created by Duff, aka The Ace of Cakes, this special Hogwarts Castle cakeContinued...

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Del Toro Talks Again on Possibly Directing "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: sue
January 03, 2008, 03:59 PM

As Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is currently in production with David Yates at the helm of the film, rumors continue to swirl over who will direct the final Harry Potter film that is set to be released sometime in 2010. One of the directors mentioned moreContinued...

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J.K. Rowling Named Barbara Walters' "Most Fascinating Person of 2007" (Updated)

Posted by: sue
December 07, 2007, 02:26 AM

Every year, noted television personality and news reporter Barbara Walters hosts her special “10 Most Fascinating People” of the year program. The program, which is due to air here in the States at 10pm tonight, was broadcast earlier in Canada, with Harry Potter authorContinued...

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Gandalf vs Dumbledore: Ian McKellen Talks Wizards

Posted by: sue
November 24, 2007, 08:43 PM

Sir Ian McKellen is the subject of a new profile in The Guardian, where the actor talks two famous wizards; Gandalf and Albus Dumbledore. In this candid interview, the actor who was nominated for an Oscar for his turn as Gandalf in the widely successful Lord of the Rings film trilogy, is askedContinued...