Leaky News Archives for January 2004
In this new interview in Empire magazine, director Mike Newell lays to rest the speculation that GOF would be split into two movies.
"As far as I'm concerned it's absolutely possible to do it in one.
I think it would be slightly embarassing to do it in two" says the director in the March issue of the magazineContinued...
A pickled dragon was discovered in a garage in Oxfordshire - how it came to be makes for interesting speculation.
Many TLC readers saw this story and send us the link - our thanks to you all!
A great horned owl has decided Pad 39A of the Kennedy Space Center in Florida is the perfect place to hatch her eggs. NASA has stopped work at the site until the babies are born. Just look at that expression - you'd stop work, too.
Thanks to 'G' for the link.
The official Harry Potter webmaster newsletter today said that WB will have a new Azkaban site available for viewing soon. We've heard it's nearly completed as well, and can say that it's been under way for a long while and has a lot of enthusiasm behind it. More info as soon as we can.
The fabulous Winky of the French site PotterWorldOnline.com has sent us her translation of an interview Daniel Radcliffe did with the (French) magazine Total Star. As always, our thanks to Winky (who, contrary to what she thinks, has excellent translation skills!).
Please note: As with any translation, exact words, and thereforeContinued...
Wanna be Harry's girl? Auditions for the part of Cho Chang in "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" are to be held soon. If you are "of Oriental appearance, look around 16 years of age, and live in the UK", you could be in the fourth Potter film. Casting will be on Sat. Feb. 7th in London, England.Continued...
A federal appeals court has held up a ruling against Nancy Stouffer, who claimed that J.K. Rowling infringed upon her work. The sanction, for $50,000, was held by US District Judge Allen G. Schwartz of the Southern District of New York, who said there was “clear evidence” that Stouffer had presented her evidenceContinued...
Harry is featured in today's comic 'Reality Check' .
Thanks to Henna & Gabriele for the link!
Sci Fi Wire has posted a short portion of the text of the full interview that will appear in part two of TLC's set report. At this interview he told a roundtable of reporters that he will be doing GoF (which wasn't news) but that beyond that he's unsure.
Also, a bit of a preview to ours: I asked about theContinued...
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(For those who've been asking: Now that there's a page for it our main page will link to the Floo main as well - soon, soon. There are some changes coming in the header we think you'll all like, and this will be one of them.)
Casting will be underway this week for the role of Viktor Krum in "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire". Starting in the Bulgarian city of Sofia, producers are hoping to find the right young man to play the Quidditch player and love interest for Hermione Granger.
Eragon scribe Christopher Paolini, asked by US News & World Report how his title character would fare in a duel against Harry, said Eragon would win because "he's got a dragon on his side."
The article says Eragon, an impressive first effort from Paolini, who wrote it when he was 15, just took Harry PotterContinued...
UK optical firm Graham Coates is making parts to be used as special effects for the movie "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire". One part has already been sent out,with more to follow. Editors Note:We are not certain that this has anything to do with 'Mad-eye Moody', but it is encouraging toContinued...
OK, maybe not 87, but we just received notice that Harry fans can now also read Melissa's set report in Portuguese, courtesy of Harry Potter o Filme, and in French, courtesy of La Gazette du Sorcier. Thanks to G.V. and to Pruneau for their work!
UPDATE: Jonas of the GermanContinued...
Mundo Harry Pottiense has translated TLC's set visit into Spanish. In addition, Dutch visitors can read about the visit at Potter site HPFunSite.com.
Our thanks to both Vanessa and Jeroen for their wonderful translations!