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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...

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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...


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...


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...


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...

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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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One Million Pottermore Emails Sent Out

Posted by: Stephanie_J
September 27, 2011, 10:51 AM

The Pottermore Insider has updated to announce that all one million Welcome emails for Pottermore beta users have been sent out!

The site is expected to be very busy now that all users have been given access, so you may have to wait and try a few times before successfully signing in.

To everyone who has beenContinued...

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J.K. Rowling Receives Benefactor's Award from University of Edinburgh

Posted by: Stephanie_J
September 26, 2011, 07:10 PM

In a ceremony held today at the University of Edinburgh, J.K. Rowling was presented with the Benefactor's award by Princess Anne, chancellor of the university.

The Benefactor's award was given to Ms. Rowling because of her £10 million donation to the university last year to establishContinued...

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J.K. Rowling Included Among Most Powerful in the Publishing Industry

Posted by: Edward
September 23, 2011, 01:07 PM

Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling has been named among the top influences in the publishing industry, according to the Guardian's just released Book Power 100 List.  Ms Rowling ranked second in the list of 100 people who have been named by the newspaper as "the most influentialContinued...

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Radcliffe and Rowling on the Harry Potter Generation: "Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Blu-Ray Special Feature

DH Film
Posted by: Rosi
September 21, 2011, 11:13 AM

MTV have released another clip from the upcoming Blu-Ray DVD of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" in which J.K. Rowling and Daniel Radcliffe talk about the Harry Potter generation in contrast with other phenomenon. The clip, which isContinued...

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Boots, Handwritten Letter Worn by J. K. Rowling Up for Auction

Posted by: Edward
September 19, 2011, 08:49 PM

Boots once worn by Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling during her writing of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone are now up for auction, along with a letter which details a few interesting tidbits about-- interestingly enough-- the life of her shoes.  Check out our galleries forContinued...


Harry Potter: Page to Screen Book Trailer Released Online

Posted by: Edward
September 19, 2011, 02:49 PM

A trailer detailing the creation of the upcoming retrospective book on the process of taking the Harry Potter novels to the big screen, Harry Potter: Page to Screen, has been released and can be viewed right here.  The two and a half minute trailer looks at moments from filmmaker'sContinued...

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J. K. Rowling Among Public Figures Named as "Core Participants" in UK Phone Hacking Investigation

Posted by: Edward
September 14, 2011, 01:48 PM

The Guardian is reporting that Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling is among 46 public figures who will be able to give evidence as part of an ongoing investigation of phone hacking and priviacy violations in the UK.  Ms Rowling and the other 45 public figures have beenContinued...

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More Pottermore Welcome Emails Sent; Have You Gained Access Yet?

Posted by: Edward
September 06, 2011, 02:23 PM

It seems as if the Pottermore owls are being sent out with even more regularity this week, as the Pottermore Insider Blog has been updated again noting even more welcome emails have just been sent to early beta access users.

A question now for Leaky readers: Have you gotten beta accessContinued...

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Pottermore Insider Answers Questions on Duelling, Potions, and Beta Feedback

Posted by: Stephanie_J
September 02, 2011, 05:52 PM

As mentioned last week, the Pottermore Insider blog has now been updated to answer frequently asked questions that Pottermore beta users have been asking. Concerns dealing with the potions brewing, wizards duelling, and moderation for common room comments are all addressed.Continued...

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