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J.K. Rowling

New Website for Robert Galbraith Reveals Second Book to be Published Next Year, More

Posted by: brad
July 18, 2013, 04:13 PM

Robert Galbraith, otherwise known as J.K. Rowling, has a new official website, on which is an FAQ with author J.K. Rowling about the new book ("The Cuckoo's Calling"), her pseudonym, and the "labyrinthine" plans she had to keep her identity quiet.

Was revealing the true identity of RobertContinued...

Fan Sites

Warrant Issued for Leaky Owner's Cyber Stalker

Posted by: brad
July 18, 2013, 12:35 AM

Today the New York Daily News broke the story that a warrant has been issued for the arrest of a woman who has been cyber-stalking Melissa Anelli, the owner of The Leaky Cauldron and LeakyNews websites.

The FBI has secured a warrant for Jessica Parker, a resident of New Zealand. This newsContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling's New Book: Crime Novel Pseudonym Revealed

Posted by: Melissa
July 13, 2013, 06:43 PM

Like a book by a new crime writer named Robert Galbraith? Well, JK! It was Rowling!

Yep: J.K. Rowling has been publishing crime fiction under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.

This is not a drill, guys: there is a new book written by J.K. Rowling available right now. You can have it on an e-reader,Continued...


Story Navigator Feature to be Introduced on Pottermore

Posted by: Mel
July 12, 2013, 08:41 PM

In addition to the release of the final installment of "Prisoner of Azkaban" sometime this summer, Pottermore plans to introduce several new features to the site, including the "Story Navigator":

For those who know the stories inside out, you might want to jump straight to parts of the booksContinued...


Last Installment of "Prisoner of Azkaban" to be Released on Pottermore This Summer

Posted by: Mel
July 10, 2013, 08:40 PM

The Pottermore Insider has announced that the final installment of "Prisoner of Azkaban" will be released in the coming weeks. The Insider has also posted a teaser image from an upcoming Moment, which appears to be an image of the obstacle course for the Defense AgainstContinued...


Warner Bros. Studio Tour Diagon Alley Now on Google Maps

Posted by: Mel
July 04, 2013, 08:48 PM

Today, the Warner Bros. Studio Tour Twitter announced that you can now see Diagon Alley on Google Street View. Enjoy a glimpse into the studio here, and see if you can spot anything lurking in the shadows.

J.K. Rowling

J. K. Rowling to Answer One Fan Question on Goodreads

Posted by: Mel
July 04, 2013, 08:44 PM

Goodreads is hosting an opportunity for a fan to ask J. K. Rowling a question about "The Casual Vacancy." In honor of the paperback release of "The Casual Vacancy" readers can post their potential questions here until July 7th. Goodreads will compile the best questions into a poll, which readersContinued...

Cover Art

New "Order of the Phoenix" Cover Art Released

Posted by: Mel
July 01, 2013, 08:48 PM

We have more new cover art for Scholastic's 15th anniversary rerelease of the Harry Potter series! The new cover for "Order of the Phoenix," illustrated by Kazu Kibuishi, shows Harry and two others flying away from Hogwarts on thestrals.

Many thanks to SnitchSeeker for the tip!

Cover Art

New "Goblet of Fire" Cover Art Revealed

Posted by: Mel
June 30, 2013, 12:46 AM

In anticipation of the August 27th release of the new Kazu Kibuishi illustrated covers, the "Goblet of Fire" cover has been unveiled! It features Harry's triumphant capture of the golden egg from the First Task in the Triwizard Tournament.

You can read more about it here.


Dan Radcliffe to Return to "The Simpsons"

Posted by: Mel
June 29, 2013, 02:44 AM

Dan Radcliffe will be voicing a new character on "The Simpsons" upcoming season. Previously, in 2010, he voiced a character for the Halloween episode, "Treehouse of Horror XXI":

In an episode airing this coming season, Bart will encounter Diggs (Radcliffe), a strange older boy with a passion for falconry,Continued...

Cover Art

New "Prisoner of Azkaban" Cover Revealed

Posted by: Mel
June 29, 2013, 12:50 AM

Yesterday, at the LeakyCon opening ceremonies, the new cover for "Prisoner of Azkaban" was unveiled. It features Harry casting a Patronus to ward off dementors and can be seen below.


New Trailer for "The Cripple of Inishmaan"

Posted by: Mel
June 27, 2013, 12:46 AM

A new trailer for "The Cripple of Inishmaan," which Dan Radcliffe is currently starring in on the West End, has been released. You can watch it here or below.

Many thanks to SnitchSeeker for the tip.


"Kill Your Darlings" to be Released in Theatres October 18th

Posted by: Mel
June 08, 2013, 12:53 AM

"Kill Your Darlings," which stars Dan Radcliffe as Alan Ginsberg, will have a limited US theatrical release in New York and Los Angeles, starting October 18th. A nationwide release will follow shortly thereafter. You can see Sony's tweet on the subject here.

Many thanks to SnitchSeeker forContinued...

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Draco Malfoy

Posted by: Mel
June 05, 2013, 08:30 PM

June 5th marks Draco Malfoy's birthday! Please join Leaky in wishing a happy birthday to our favorite Slytherin student.


Harry Potter Pez Dispensers to be Released in 2015

Posted by: Mel
June 02, 2013, 12:45 AM

Pez has announced that they will be collaborating with J. K. Rowling for a Harry Potter related line of Pez dispensers, which will be available in 2015: 

"I’ll give you one for 2015," speaking about which new Pez dispensers are on the horizon. "It’s taken me about five years to get it.Continued...

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