Leaky News Archives for February 2004
According to the BBC, a brand new trailer for "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" is to be released sometime soon. Timed at a running length of 1 minute and 45 seconds, the trailer has been rated "PG", for some scarier scenes which may be unsuitable for some children.The previous trailerContinued...
We now have some more details about the online chat with author JK Rowling on March 4th. The World Book Day Online Festivalwill be launched by JK Rowling with an interactive web-chat between 10 and 11am (in the UK).This will include 12 special questions from winners of a national schools' competition.
JK Rowling says:Continued...
On Latinoreview.com there is an interview with director Guillermo del Toro who talks about the upcoming POA film. A friend and colleague of POA director Alfonso Cuaron, del Toro says that he has seen the new film and "I think its one of the best children's movies I have ever seen in my life."Continued...
Winky of potterworldonline, writes us to say the actress Carole Bouquet was interviewed last night on Canal +TV. When asked if she was to be Madame Maxime in the upcoming Goblet of Fire movie,Carole Bouquet said no, and added that the studios were against this decision(to be in the film).
Today, the Sunday Mail is reporting that due to the large amounts of bad weather, Goblet of Fire may film in a drier location other than Glencoe, Scotland. Reportedly, Exmoor in Devon has been looked at as a possible alternate location for filming, while the glen would be used just for scenic shots.
Today Julie Walters (Molly Weasley) turns 54
Happy Birthday Julie!
Figures.com has added an article to its site to accompany the photos from the New York Toy Fair that they posted last week. In addition to the figures we've seen so far, they're releasing a set of four owls on perches, "fashion" Harry and Hermione, a set of Trio figures, a Zonko'sContinued...
Amazon.com now has the new "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" calendars up for pre-order. The cover of the mini-wall calendar is very interesting.Besides the wall calendar, there is the day to day calendar, and the desk calendar
Thanks for the tip Dave!
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The Scotsman has an interesting interview with John Hurt( Mr. Ollivander),who discusses his varied career in acting.
Alan Rickman(Professor Snape) turns 58 today.
Reliable sources tell us there will not be a new Prisoner of Azkaban trailer this weekend, despite rumors that it will play in front of Starsky and Hutch.
There's been some buzz about this "review" of Prisoner of Azkaban.
We're trying to find out if it's real or not but nothing in the text of the review says this person saw anything more than a trailer and took some very obvious liberties to make himself sound more informed. No real spoilers, nothing a fan couldContinued...
The BBC reports that "Return of the King" has overtaken "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" to become the second most successful film ever. According to box office totals, Titanic still holds the lead with $1.8 billion dollars.