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Grint

Video: Trailer for "Postman Pat"

Posted by: Mel
February 04, 2014, 08:46 PM

The trailer for "Postman Pat," which features the voices of Rupert Grint, Jim Broadbent (Professor Slughorn), and David Tennant (Barty Crouch Jr.) has been released and can be seen here or below. The film will be released May 23rd in the UK.


Many thanks to SnitchSeeker for the tip!

Davis

Happy Birthday, Warwick Davis!

Posted by: Mel
February 04, 2014, 08:40 PM

A belated happy birthday to Warwick Davis, who turned forty-four yesterday. Davis portrayed both Professor Flitwick and Griphook the goblin in the Harry Potter films. Please join Leaky in wishing him many happy returns!

J.K. Rowling

J. K. Rowling: Hermione/Ron Relationship Was "Wish Fulfillment"

Posted by: Mel
February 01, 2014, 08:55 PM

In a new interview with Emma Watson for the magazine Wonderland (which Watson is guest editing this month) J. K. Rowling shockingly revealed that she regretted putting Ron and Hermione together romantically. The following comments come from The Sunday Times. The full interview between RowlingContinued...

PotterCast

Seriously - no, really - it's a PotterCast

Posted by: Melissa
January 29, 2014, 11:34 AM

Every time we think we're out...she pulls us back in.

And this time it's to discuss Cuckoo's Calling, the mystery novel J.K. Rowling dashed off secretly under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. We said that if J.K. Rowling did something big we'd be back, and here we are. Only six months late.

But it's going to beContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J. K. Rowling Discusses Gilderoy Lockhart

Posted by: Mel
January 25, 2014, 08:46 PM

For the Celebration of Harry Potter event in Orlando, Florida, Pottermore has released three audio clips where J. K. Rowling discusses Professor Gilderoy Lockhart. The clips will be added to Pottermore later in the week, but for now you can listen to them here at Entertainment Weekly.

Pottermore also releasedContinued...

News

(Live Updates) Universal Webcast Reveals Even More Details About Upcoming Park Expansion

Posted by: Melissa
January 23, 2014, 10:39 AM

Are you watching the Web cast? We'll be putting all the new details up in this post (and updating our previous one FULL of details about the park here) with all the new details! (Remember, LeakyCon 2014 is in Orlando this summer and will be having a specialContinued...

News

Universal Orlando Releases New Info, Pics of Diagon Alley

Posted by: Melissa
January 23, 2014, 10:32 AM

Article by Margaux Herrera with on-site reporting by Melissa Anelli


Reading The Leaky Cauldron inside the Leaky Cauldron? They day is coming!

Universal Orlando is about to begin a Web cast that will reveal a lot of details about the upcoming Diagon Alley expansion at the Universal Studios themeContinued...

News

Reminder: Universal Webcast at 10:30 Eastern!

Posted by: Melissa
January 23, 2014, 10:01 AM

Quick reminder: Universal Orlando is doing a webcast about the upcoming theme park expansion and we are on the ground in Orlando getting you all the details! Check back soon! And you can watch that webcast right here at Universal's site.

News

New Images of "Diagon Alley" in Orlando

Posted by: Catherine
January 18, 2014, 11:18 AM

The UORBuzz twitter has posted new photos of Orlando's "Diagon Alley" expansion of the Harry Potter theme park. The photos, with the scaffolding taken down to allow a clearer view, are of Diagon Alley's water front. This will be the entryway into the park. The outside of the entryway looks like several LondonContinued...

Radcliffe

The Cripple of Inishmaan, Starring Dan Radcliffe, Coming to Broadway in April

Posted by: Mel
January 16, 2014, 08:55 PM

The Cripple of Inishmaan, which was performed last summer in London, will be coming to Broadway for a limited time starting in April and ending in July. Dan Radcliffe will resume his role as Billy Claven, the title character:

In a last-minute arrival that will qualify forContinued...

Lloyd Pack

Roger Lloyd-Pack Dies Aged 69

Posted by: Mel
January 16, 2014, 08:49 PM

We regret to report that Roger Lloyd-Pack, who portrayed Barty Crouch Senior in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, died yesterday due to complications from pancreatic cancer. Mr. Lloyd-Pack is survived by his wife, Jehane, and his four children, and our thoughts and prayers go out to them.

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling Confirms Potter Play: Harry to Fly Onto Floorboards

Posted by: Melissa
December 20, 2013, 09:31 AM

Today on her Facebook page, J.K. Rowling confirmed a story that appeared in the Daily Mail claiming that a play based on Harry Potter's years as an orphan in Surrey would be winging its way to a UK stage. It will be based on Harry's "early years as an orphan an outcast...featuringContinued...

News

Universal Studios Announce "A Celebration of Harry Potter"

Posted by: Melissa
December 19, 2013, 12:29 PM

We let you know yesterday what scant details we knew about "A Celebration of Harry Potter," and now the floodgates have been opened. Florida residents and Potterheads should get fired up over this news: Universal Studios is hosting a big Potter bash at the park from JanuaryContinued...

News

Wizarding World of Harry Potter Webcast Coming Jan 23

Posted by: Melissa
December 17, 2013, 01:29 PM

Universal revealed today that on January 23 it will host a Web cast that will offer a sneak peek into the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Diagon Alley, the new extension of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park in Universal Studios' Islands of Adventure Park in Orlando, FL. The announcementContinued...

Misc

The Leaky Cauldron Officially Confirmed for Wizarding World of Harry Potter Expansion

Posted by: Mel
December 14, 2013, 08:48 PM

We knew it was happening, but it's good to hear it officially: The Leaky Cauldron will most definitely be a part of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Diagon Alley expansion. In a discussion between Harry Potter set designer, Stuart Craig, the President ofContinued...

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