Leaky News Archives for December 2003
The Hungarian translation of Order of the Phoenix has been released - click here for photos of at least one bookstore's midnight event.
Thanks to Laci for the link!
Laura Bush has included Harry Potter in her Christmas decorating at the White House:
Good Morning America:
MRS. BUSH: The theme this year is a Season of Stories. Of course, as an old librarian and a lifelong reader, it was really fun to choose my favorite books. On the mantels we have Harry Potter. On the dining roomContinued...
[TLC NOTE: Winky asked us to clean up any of her translation mistakes. We think she did a wonderful job, but do keep in mind the original interviewContinued...
Harry has earned two -
Best Score Soundtrack Album For A Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media
(Award to Composer(s) for an original score created specifically for, or as a companion to, a current legitimate motion picture, television show or series or other visual media.)
Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets
Illusionist Paul Kieve reports on his website that he was a consultant for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban:
He has taught Magic to several members of the cast including Daniel Radcliffe & Emma Watson (Hermione and Harry), as well as holding the first ever on-set Magic class!
Thanks to Bart for the link!
J.K. Rowling is #55 on Forbes' latest list.
How do they determine this - do they make them all arm wrestle?
Thanks to Sue & Charlie for the link!
Thanks to the many readers who wrote to let us know about Prisoner of Azkaban actress Emma Thompson's new movie, Angels in America, which will play on HBO (see link for dates and times). In particular, thanks to Patrick for pointing us to three different photos from the movie of the lovely Ms. Thompson
StudentNews.org has a piece on Alan Rickman.
Thanks to TLC reader 'k' for the link!
Thank you so much to all those who participated in the T-shirt drive. You brighten our hearts.
The Get A Clue 2 drive is no longer open. At this time, we are no longer accepting T-shirt orders. Our deadline was November 30th; please do not continue to place orders or make payments as we will be unable to order furtherContinued...
Several readers have reminded us that Harry Potter actor Christian Coulson is in A&E's version of Horatio Hornblower, the second movie of which premiere's tonight, but as A&E will likely re-run soon, check their listings.
Thanks to Libby for the link!
Several readers have let us know that Michael Gambon will be profiled tonight on Access Hollywood - check here for program times.
Charlotte wrote to let us know the following bit is in UK's Empire Magazine, January 2004 (is it really almost 2004?), page 26:
You'll see him next in Harry Potter 3: "I play Harry's dead father, so there's not a great deal to do. I'm in the next one for about four seconds - Harry has thisContinued...