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Enter for a Chance to Win a Red Carpet Experience at the NYC Premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2, Followed by a Special Advance Screening of the Film!

Posted by: Edward
June 27, 2011, 03:00 PM

Enter for a chance to win one of 10 pairs of wristbands to experience the NYC premiere of the final Harry Potter film from a prime spot on the red carpet on Monday, July 11th.

Not only will you and a friend get the opportunity to see Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and the rest of your favorite stars up close and personal, but both of you will also be invited to attend a special advance screening of the film following the red carpet festivities.

Please note that travel and accommodations are NOT included in the prizing – please make sure that you will be able to make your own way to New York City on Monday, July 11th, before entering the sweepstakes.  For a chance to win, simply enter your details below.  Good luck!
Enter by posting in the comments of this post your answer to this question: "Which Harry Potter actor are you most excited to see on the red carpet and why?"  10 winners will be chosen at random and contacted via their MyLeaky accounts for eligibility confirmation.
This sweepstakes is only open to individuals residing in the United States, who are at least 13 years of age or older.  The entry period begins on Monday, June 27th, at 12:00pm PDT and ends on Friday, July 1st, at 11:59pm PDT.  For more details, please read the official rules below.
Sweepstakes Description: The ("Sweepstakes") begins as of 12:00pm Pacific Time ("PDT") on Monday, June 27, 2011 and ends as of 11:59pm PDT on Friday, July 1, 2011 (“Sweepstakes Period”). For purposes of this Sweepstakes, all times refer to PDT. The only way to enter this Sweepstakes is by using the Internet as described below.
How to Enter: No purchase necessary for a chance to win. To enter, MyLeaky members must comment on this post the answer to the following question: "Which Harry Potter actor are you most excited to see on the red carpet and why?"
Eligibility: This Sweepstakes is only open to permanent legal residents of the United States aged 13 years or older as of Monday, June 27, 2011.  Entrants under the age of 18 (21 in some States) must provide contact for parent/legal guardians in order to claim prize.
Prizes/Odds of Winning: Tens winners will receive one (1) pair of wristbands to the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" red carpet on Monday, July 11th, followed by a special advance screening of the film immediately following the red carpet festivities.  Travel and accommodations are NOT included in the prizing.  Only one entry per person, multiple entries will result in exclusion from final prize contention.
Drawing and Notification of Winners: Potential winners will be randomly selected in a drawing held on or about Wednesday, July 2, 2011 (“Drawing Date”) from among all eligible Entries received by Sweepstakes administrator. Potential winner (if potential winner is a resident of a jurisdiction that deems him/her to be a minor, his/her parent or legal/guardian) will be notified by phone and/or e-mail within approximately one (1) week of Drawing Date.  If a potential winner cannot be reached after a reasonable effort has been exerted, if s/he is found to be ineligible, if s/he cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, or if his/her Prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, such potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate potential winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. 
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27 Points

I would be so excited just to be there. Choosing one actor is hard! I choose Daniel Radcliffe. Because, as so many commenters have mentioned, he plays Harry Potter! And he strikes me as a big HP fan himself.

My favorite Radcliffe moment from the movies is when he enters the Weasleys’ family tent at the Quidditch World Cup at the beginning of Goblet of Fire. He says the line, “I love magic,” with this look of wonder and excitement on his face. To me that moment is what being an HP fan is all about.

Posted by ohmarianne on June 27, 2011, 07:11 PM report to moderator
35 Points

I think the person I’d be most excited to see is Daniel Radcliffe. Afterall, he is Harry freakin Potter himself LOL. Also, he seems like such a nice, gracious, and appreciative guy. But honestly I’d be ecstatic to see any of the actors in person. I love them all! I’d be so overwhelmed and happy to be in the presence of any of these fabulous actors.

Posted by jchpfan on June 27, 2011, 07:12 PM report to moderator

I would like to see Helena Bonham Carter. She’s a great actress, an even better personality, and is the perfect Bellatrix.

Posted by tottenfam23 on June 27, 2011, 07:13 PM report to moderator
27 Points

That is a tough question. There is so much talent involved in this series that it makes it difficult to choose, but I suppose Emma Thompson would be at the top of my list. She is one of my favorite actresses and she is an inspiration for me since I want to be a screenwriter someday.

Posted by Dora.Lupin on June 27, 2011, 07:15 PM report to moderator
27 Points

I’d definitely be most excited to see Alan Rickman! He’s an excellent actor who has done a fantastic job at portraying such a complex character!

Posted by sierracmalfoy on June 27, 2011, 07:19 PM report to moderator

It’s hard to choose just one. I guess the obvious answer would be Harry Potter himself, Daniel Radcliffe. But everyone has done an amazing job bringing these characters to life, and I’d love to see any cast members.

Posted by whostosay? on June 27, 2011, 07:23 PM report to moderator

Daniel Radcliffe. He is the reason why I started reading Harry Potter. I found him attractive in the 4th movie and I got hooked. Best decision of my life.

Posted by callay621 on June 27, 2011, 07:24 PM report to moderator

alan rickman or gary oldman, both would be stellar.

Posted by Harry.-.Potter on June 27, 2011, 07:29 PM report to moderator

I would be most excited to see Helena Bonham Carter. I love her style! She is an amazing actress, and I love almost all of her movies. It’s very fun to watch her as Bellatrix in Harry Potter, and it would be beyond amazing to get to see her in person! I’m heading out for vacation to New York, and winning this contest would make it the best vacation ever!!!

Posted by badjoke on June 27, 2011, 07:34 PM report to moderator
27 Points

I would love to meet Alan Rickman because besides Harry himself – Snape has to be one of the most emotionally challenged characters to play in the entire series. The fact that Snape is not necessarily a “teacher of the year” type character and we all still love him anyway is a testament to Rickman’s acting – that despite the harsh exterior he has shown us the heart of Severus Snape.

Posted by severusviolin on June 27, 2011, 07:35 PM report to moderator

I would love to meet Oliver and James Phelps!! I want to have a long and extremely funny chat with them, dinner, drinks and more laughs!!!!!!!!!! I would also like to know what their plans for the future are. Movies? Theatre? Comedy Clubs?

Posted by eboccanf on June 27, 2011, 07:35 PM report to moderator

I’d love to meet Evanna Lynch. She’s such a huge Harry Potter fan and I know she’d be geeking out as much as I would!

Posted by laracjohnson on June 27, 2011, 07:38 PM report to moderator
27 Points

David Thewlis, because he gave Lupin depth beyond the books.

Posted by cornpone on June 27, 2011, 07:39 PM report to moderator
27 Points

I would be most excited to see Emma Watson on the red carpet. She is always so graceful and elegant, she really is the picture of a lady. This is something that is only enhanced by knowing that she is passionate about human rights, pursues self-improvement and self-awareness through education, and is not scared to express herself through creative endeavors and speak her mind while in the public eye. With all of these attributes, as an individual she embodies some of the best qualities that Hermione’s character represents. All of this is even more impressive because of her youth – instead of using her position of fame for completely selfish aims, she is helping to improve the world she lives in. Because of this she is an inspiration to young people everywhere, showing that being young does not need to mean being ignorant or self-absorbed. Hooray Emma!

Posted by Poudlard321 on June 27, 2011, 07:43 PM report to moderator
689 Points

Being on the red carpet would have the same feeling as a little kid being inside Honeydukes for the first time. I would have to say I would be most excited to see Emma Watson because she is absolutely beautiful and I would have to tell her I admire her decision to continue her education. But then again I would love to see them all! Dan, Rupert, Evanna, James and Oliver, Matt, the whole gang!!

Posted by HPandtheDA007 on June 27, 2011, 07:47 PM report to moderator
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