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Universal Orlando Surprises Fans with Access to Wizarding World of Harry Potter After Midnight Screening of "Deathly Hallows: Part 2"

Posted by: Stephanie_J
July 15, 2011, 02:08 PM

Universal Orlando gave Harry Potter fans the surprise of a lifetime following the midnight screening of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" at Universal CityWalk's AMC theater.

More than 3,000 fans were givenContinued...


49 Days Until LeakyCon 2011! Reminders, Previews, and More

Posted by: Edward
May 24, 2011, 12:27 PM

There are only 49 days until LeakyCon 2011, our second charity conference taking pace at Universal Orlando, Florida, the home of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.  With time ticking closer, here are a few updates and reminders before we get into BIG announcements next week.

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"Deathly Hallows" Released In Germany, France

Posted by: Edward
October 27, 2007, 01:43 AM

German and French fans of the Harry Potter series finally got their hands on translated editions of the “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” this week. The final book in author J. K. Rowling’s series went on sale at 12:01am on October 27th in German shops; many staying open to theContinued...

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Harry Potter Place Party, "Deathly Hallows" Reading Reminder and More

Posted by: sue
July 16, 2007, 05:16 PM

As we are in the final week before the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, we have a few reminders of events happening the night before the release of the book at midnight.

Last month we told you Scholastic would be holding a Harry Potter Place street party in NewContinued...

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Bloomsbury's JKR "Midnight Signing" Winners Beginning to be Notified

Posted by: Edward
June 19, 2007, 05:43 PM

As we previously reported, Bloomsbury’s competition for fans in the UK to attend the “Midnight Signing” with author J. K. Rowling has closed and the very, very lucky winners are starting to receive word that they have been selected. Owls have been going out withContinued...

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Jim Dale to Host "Deathly Hallows" Midnight Release Party in NYC

Posted by: sue
May 08, 2007, 09:18 AM

Jim Dale, narrator of the US audio book editions of the Harry Potter novels will be hosting the midnight release party of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in New York City. Held at the Union Square Barnes and Noble store, Jim Dale will be reading excerpts from the previous six HarryContinued...

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"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" the Largest Pre-Ordered Book in History

Posted by: sue
May 03, 2007, 04:36 PM

The USA Today has a new article as part of their Summer 2007 books preview, discussing what they say is the book of the summer, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. According to the article, at book retailers, Barnes and Noble and Borders, the last book inContinued...


World Premiere Video

Posted by: Melissa
November 16, 2005, 02:48 PM

We've uploaded our video of the red carpet interviews and arrivals from the world premiere of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire on Nov. 6, 2005, in London, England. See it here!
TLC'ers Nick Poulden and Lori Damarell are responsible for this one, as are our friends at MuggleNet for some of the interviews. TranscriptContinued...


Pics from World Premiere

Posted by: Melissa
November 16, 2005, 08:06 AM

Our galleries have been updated with our first batch pictures from the red carpet and after-party of the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire world premiere in London. See them here, and enjoy! (More, and New York's stuff, on the way.)


Fans Sleep in Leicester Square to See Stars at Premiere

Posted by: Melissa
November 06, 2005, 04:55 AM

We've just heard on Magic FM here in England that fans have slept all night - all wet, cold, rainy night - in Leicester Square to see the stars arrive to the premiere today. They will start arriving at 5pm UK time; WB will webcast it here.
Team Leaky (programmer Nick Poulden and LeakyContinued...

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Barnes and Noble: One Million Books Ordered; to Broadcast Edinburgh Reading on Web Site

Posted by: Melissa
July 11, 2005, 10:06 AM

More than a million HBPs have been ordered at, making it "the bestselling pre-order book of all time." Also, will be showing a taped broadcast of the J.K. Rowling reading from Edinburgh Castle; it will also be shown at the Union Square,Continued...

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Bloomsbury Announces Edinburgh Castle Details

Posted by: Melissa
July 05, 2005, 02:53 PM

Some more details today from Bloomsbury regarding the big Edinburgh release party:

  • The cub reporters will arrive at the Esplanade outside Edinburgh Castle by horse-drawn carriage.
  • About 2,000 Edinburgh school children and their parents will be seated in the Esplanade outside Edinburgh Castle to cheerContinued...


Mary GrandPré at NYC's Books of Wonder for HBP

Posted by: Melissa
June 30, 2005, 01:51 PM

Books of Wonder in New York City has announced that Mary GrandPré will be appearing at their HBP launch party on July 15. Everyone purchasing their book at Books of Wonder that night will get a free gift, will be entered in a spectacular drawing to win a copy of PoA signed by J.K. RowlingContinued...

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Worldwide HBP Release Party Contests

Posted by: Melissa
May 14, 2005, 09:15 PM

Contests are already underway worldwide to determine who the 70 "cub reporters" who will be at Edinburgh Castle on July 15, and grilling JKR on July 17.
The contests, as announced on, are underway in Britain, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. What we have foundContinued...

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