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Fans

Report: Second Harry Potter Theme Park Slated for Universal Studios Hollywood (Updated)

Posted by: Edward
November 30, 2011, 07:19 PM

The Wall Street Journal has just issued a report that the Universal Studios Hollywood will be the site of a second Wizarding World of Harry Potter type theme park in the coming years.  The article sites persons familiar with the plans and says an official announcementContinued...

Translations

Translated Selections from Harry Potter Novels Released Online

Posted by: Edward
November 29, 2011, 10:55 AM

Researchers at the University of Calgary have complied a one-of-a-kind collection of 70 translations of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" novels and have published selections from those translations online, reports the Vancouver Sun.  Geared to educators, students and Potter-fansContinued...

LeakyCon

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...

Movies

Interview with Author of 'Harry Potter Page to Screen'

Posted by: Stephanie_J
November 09, 2011, 11:24 AM

Bob Calder, the author of Harry Potter Page to Screen: The Complete Filmmaking Journey, recently granted a Q&A to Sugarscape about his time on the Harry Potter set while he compiled information for his book.

Some of the things Calder talks about in the interview include a stunt gone wrongContinued...

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...

J.K. Rowling

Pottermore Insider Reveals Making of Hufflepuff and Slytherin Crests

Posted by: Stephanie_J
October 27, 2011, 01:09 PM

As a continuation of last week's blog post, the Pottermore Insider is giving fans a look behind-the-scenes at the creation of the four Hogwarts house crests.

Once again, a step-by-step process is outlined, this time for the Slytherin and Hufflepuff crests. The illustrations wereContinued...

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...

Movies

Excerpt from "Harry Potter: Page to Screen" Shows Making of "Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: Stephanie_J
October 13, 2011, 01:45 PM

Harper Collins has sent over a new excerpt featuring several pages from the upcoming book, "Harry Potter: Page to Screen." These new pages show the making of "Deathly Hallows" and include several unseen behind-the-scenes photos of the cast and crew.

Have a look at the pages via this link or below:



"HarryContinued...

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...

Books

Cheryl Klein Describes Her Role as Continuity Editor for the Harry Potter Books

Posted by: Edward
October 12, 2011, 05:53 PM

Scholastic Senior Editor and Continuity Editor for the "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" and "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" books, Cheryl Klein, has given an interview with The Rusty Key, speaking about her role and experiences in workingContinued...

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...

Art

Rare Harry Potter Sketch by UK Illustrator Up for Auction

Posted by: Stephanie_J
October 04, 2011, 01:02 PM

A sketch of Harry Potter with the mythical hippogriff Buckbeak drawn by former Harry Potter illustrator Cliff Wright will be up for auction at the end of the month, the Daily Mail reports.

Mr. Wright was the illustrator of the UK Harry Potter book covers for Sorcerer's Stone through PrisonerContinued...

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...

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