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The Potter Trail: Edinburgh's New Harry Potter Tour

Posted by: Catherine
June 11, 2012, 09:16 PM

A new 90-minute Harry Potter walking tour has been created in the city of Edinburgh. As some fans may know, J.K. Rowling completed much of the Harry Potter series in Edinburgh and still lives there to this day. Because of the city's large connection to the Harry Potter series, The Potter TrailContinued...

Fans

Video: Mash-Up of Every Single Spell from the "Harry Potter" Films

Posted by: Stephanie_J
May 31, 2012, 10:59 PM

A very dedicated Harry Potter fan has put together a nearly 18 minute video which showcases pretty much every spell and act of magic shown throughout the eight "Harry Potter" films. This impressive montage can be seen here or below!

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Olympic Quidditch Jerseys Available

Posted by: Catherine
May 29, 2012, 08:36 PM

The International Quidditch Association has released official team jerseys for the 2012 Summer Quidditch Olympic Games. The jerseys are designed by IQA and manufactured by Quiyk. There are four team jerseys available for sale: United States, United Kingdom, France, and Australia. Each team jersey is $49.99.Continued...

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"How to Succeed In Business" Closing

Posted by: Catherine
May 09, 2012, 10:40 PM

After fifteen months of performances, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying was handed it's final notice. The show opened in February 2011 with Daniel Radcliffe as the lead. Radcliffe's role packed the theater, and quickly recuperated the $9 million that was initially invested in the musical. Nick JonasContinued...

Fans

Confirmed: Universal to Announce Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Japan (Updated)

Posted by: Edward
May 09, 2012, 03:50 PM

The LA Times is reporting that the Wizarding World of Harry Potter will make its way to Japan, with the announcement, set to be made official Thursday.  The report reads, in part:

The Osaka destination -- expected to begin construction in the next few weeks with a plannedContinued...

Fan Events

Australia Joins the International Ranks of Quidditch

Posted by: Catherine
May 08, 2012, 09:47 PM

According to the Herald Sun the "Olympic" Australian Quidditch team has packed it's bags, and is prepared to fly off to London. The Australian National Quidditch team is the newest team that will go up against the USA and UK in this summer's 2012 UK Summer Games.  The Aussies now officiallyContinued...

Fan Events

Wizarding World Still Making Magical Profits

Posted by: Catherine
May 02, 2012, 08:19 PM

Nearly two years after the grand opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, the theme park is still magically raising Universal profits. Orlando reports that the theme park ticket and souvenir sales have contributed to a 17.1% growth rate. The Wizarding World has helped Universal's revenue gainContinued...

Contests

March Contest Winners Announced

Posted by: Stephanie_J
April 26, 2012, 09:45 AM

The winners for Leaky's March contest have been announced. The challenge was to write the history of a special friendship and envision how one dynamic duo of witch/wizard and their creature companion met.

Congratulations to the following winners:

First place: Neville/Trevor by zonkoltd
Second place: Percy/ScabbersContinued...

LeakyLounge

April Fools Day Quibbler Now Online

Posted by: Rosi
April 02, 2012, 04:24 AM

Sorry for the delay everyone, we were busy cleaning up the mess after Peeves had a bit too much fun with a paintball gun, but the April 1st edition of The Quibbler is now online for your reading pleasure featuring the delightful, dashing and daring Gilderoy Lockhart, here to share with us the "untold truth ofContinued...

Movies

Photos: Inside Warner Bros. Studio Tour - The Making of Harry Potter

Posted by: Edward
March 28, 2012, 07:52 PM

Leaky participated in a press tour of the Warner Bros. Studio Tour - The Making of Harry Potter this morning and now has a special gallery of high res photos from the experience right here!  Stay close for Leaky's full report, set to be online soon.

The Warner Bros. Studio TourContinued...

Books

Pottermore Shop Now Open, Harry Potter eBooks and Digital Audio Books Available for First Time

Posted by: Stephanie_J
March 27, 2012, 09:08 AM

The official Pottermore shop was launched this morning, marking the first time that the Harry Potter books are available to buy in an eBook and digital audio book format.

This will be the only place to purchase digital copies of the Harry Potter series,Continued...

Fans

Early and Spoiler-Free Review of Team StarKid's "Holy Musical, B@man"

Posted by: Edward
March 20, 2012, 06:10 PM

This weekend, Leaky was in attendance at one of the preview showings for Team StarKid's latest production "Holy Musical, B@man," and is now able to share this early--and spoiler free-- review of the musical.  The full performance will be online care of YouTube in April, followingContinued...

Contests

February Rubber Duck Contest Winners

Posted by: Stephanie_J
March 11, 2012, 06:37 PM

The challenge for Leaky's February contest was to design a rubber duck for Arthur Weasley. The winners have now been selected, and we're sure Mr. Weasley would have been overjoyed with all of your concepts!

First Place: perfectpasty - Flying Machine Duck

Second Place: ss19 - Multi-Function Duck

Third Place: DuckloverContinued...

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...

LeakyLounge

Valentine's Day Quibbler Now Online

Posted by: Rosi
February 14, 2012, 05:22 AM

The Valentine's Day edition of The Quibbler, Leaky's publication for "all the news you won't find anywhere else" is now online! Read the PDF version at this link or download the zipped file right here. Find out how you can submit to The Quibbler at this link.

Happy reading and happy Valentine's Day!

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