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LeakyCon 2012: August 9-12 in Chicago, Illinois

Posted by: Edward
November 11, 2011, 11:07 AM

Happy 11/11/11!

Leaky is thrilled to announce that the next LeakyCon will take place August 9 - 12, 2012 in beautiful Chicago, IL!  Our latest Harry Potter fandom conference will be hitting the "Windy City" this coming August for a long weekend of Harry Potter and literary-basedContinued...

DH Film

First Look: "Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Blu-ray DVD Special Features Report, Dan Radcliffe and J. K. Rowling Interview, the Women of "Potter" With New Details

DH Film
Posted by: Edward
November 08, 2011, 06:22 PM

Leaky has gotten an early copy of the forthcoming "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Blu-ray DVD for review and has a chance to look over many of its special features included in this edition. Continued...

J.K. Rowling

JK Rowling Buries Time Capsule in Edinburgh to Mark Building Work of MS Clinic

Posted by: Stephanie_J
November 07, 2011, 11:31 AM

Author JK Rowling has buried a time capsule to commemorate the start of construction on the Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic at the University of Edinburgh.

The clinic will be named after Ms. Rowling's mother following a £10 million donation the author made.Continued...

DH Film

Video: JK Rowling Talks McGonagall and Snape's Fight in "Deathly Hallows"

DH Film
Posted by: Stephanie_J
November 02, 2011, 11:09 PM

MTV News has posted an exclusive clip from The Women of Harry Potter, a special feature to be included on the "Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Blu-ray and DVD.

In the clip, author JK Rowling talks about the showdown between Professors McGonagall and Snape. Ms. Rowling admits that inContinued...

JKR Interviews

Video: J. K. Rowling Discusses the Possibility of Killing Ron While Writing the Harry Potter Books

Posted by: Edward
October 28, 2011, 09:41 PM

Video has made its way online from the special features on the forthcoming "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Blu-ray DVD showing a moment from the Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and J.K. Rowling sit down interview where the author talks about the possibilityContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Pottermore Beta Testing Period Extended

Posted by: Edward
October 28, 2011, 12:05 PM

The Pottermore Insider Blog has been updated to announce that the beta test period for J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter online experience will be extended in order to further improve the functionality of the site.  This decision, the blog post notes, follows the gathering of information from the originalContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Pottermore Insider Update: Beta User Survey Now Online

Posted by: Edward
October 21, 2011, 12:01 PM

The Pottermore Insider blog has just been updated to share a link to a survey of Pottermore for its early beta users.  The blog notes:

It takes less than ten minutes to complete and your feedback will help us to improve Pottermore for everyone. You’ll be able to comment on the differentContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Pottermore Behind the Scenes: Creating the Ravenclaw and Gryffindor Crests

Posted by: Stephanie_J
October 20, 2011, 08:35 AM

The Pottermore Insider is giving fans a special behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the Hogwarts house crests illustrations used on the site.

In this first blog post, the step-by-step process for the Gryffindor and Ravenclaw crests are detailed showing preliminaryContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Excerpt of JK Rowling's Foreword for "Dear Me: A Letter to My Sixteen-Year-Old Self"

Posted by: Stephanie_J
October 19, 2011, 10:35 PM

An excerpt of author JK Rowling's foreword to the upcoming book "Dear Me: A Letter to My Sixteen-Year-Old Self" by Joseph Galliano has been published in USA Today.

In addition to the foreword, Ms. Rowling has also contributed a letter of her own along to her pastContinued...

Actor Interviews

Video: Emma Watson and J. K. Rowling Discuss the Casting of Hermione

Posted by: Edward
October 12, 2011, 07:07 PM

A new clip from the forthcoming "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Blu-ray DVD has made its way online and features author J. K. Rowling and actress Emma Watson discussing the character of Hermione coming from book to the screen. In one moment, Miss Watson recallsContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Pottermore Names Charlie Redmayne as CEO

Posted by: Edward
October 10, 2011, 10:37 AM

The Bookseller is reporting that Charlie Redmayne, HarperCollins' Executive Vice-President and Chief Digital Officer, is set to become Pottermore's CEO on November 7th.  The report quotes Neil Blair, Ms. Rowling's longtime agent and Chairman of Pottermore, as saying Redmayne is Continued...

Exclusives

Leaky Exclusive: Scream Awards Harry Potter Farewell NYC Event Tickets Available Here

Posted by: Edward
October 07, 2011, 05:55 PM

As readers will recall, Spike TV's 2011 Scream Awards is set to feature a special Harry Potter Farewell as part of its awards ceremony broadcast on Tuesday, October 18th.  Today, Leaky has exclusive information about how you can be a part of this event nextContinued...

Humor

Glee's Chris Colfer Wants In to Pottermore

Posted by: Edward
October 04, 2011, 12:25 PM

The Harry Potter world has meshed once again with the Glee fandom, as we see in this video clip of Glee actor Chris Colfer speaking about his desire to get into J.K. Rowling's new online experience, Pottermore.  Mr. Colfer made comments about Pottermore at the 2011 New Yorker Festival which took placeContinued...

Movies

A Look Inside "Harry Potter Page to Screen" Now Online

Posted by: Edward
October 03, 2011, 04:56 PM

"Harry Potter Page to Screen" publishers Harper Collins have sent over the first complete look at a series of complete interior pages from the upcoming book profiling the filmmaking journey of bringing the Harry Potter books to the big screen.  To see what awaits in the soon to be releasedContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Pottermore Extends Beta Test Period, Answers October Launch Questions and More

Posted by: Edward
September 30, 2011, 10:18 AM

The Pottermore Insider Blog was updated this morning to share news about the next steps for the Pottermore launch, following the completion of early beta access a few days ago. In the blog post, Pottermore tells of the decision to extend the beta access period beyondContinued...

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