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Posted by: Kristin
July 22, 2004, 09:41 PM

MTV's Total Request Live: Backstage Pass will be visiting the set of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Friday the 30th - watch for the episode to air at 5:00 p.m. ET/PT.
Thanks to TLC reader Gracie for the update!


No John Williams Score for GoF?

Posted by: sue
July 22, 2004, 03:55 PM is reporting that, according to their sources, composer John Williams will not be returning to score the Goblet of Fire film. This could be " due to scheduling conflicts -although things might change in the coming months. According to o­ne of the sources (someone very close to the composer), WilliamsContinued...


PoA Potential Oscar Contender?

Posted by: Melissa
July 22, 2004, 02:24 PM

OscarWatch lists PoA among its picks for possible Oscar contention in Visual F/X, Costumes, Makeup, Editing, and Sound Mixing. Thanks to Isiscolo for the pointer!


Last Chance to Donate for Radcliffe Fundraiser

Posted by: Melissa
July 22, 2004, 12:31 PM

As tomorrow is Dan Radcliffe's 15th birthday, a reminder comes to us from about the fundraiser for Demelza House, Dan's favorite charity, being sponsored jointly by and Check it out; you could win PoA prizes.


Newsround: Katie Leung Not a Blogger

Posted by: Melissa
July 21, 2004, 10:41 AM

All those online bloggers who claim to be Katie Leung, a.k.a Cho Chang, are faking it, Newsround has confirmed.

Movies Meet-n-Greet Report

Posted by: Melissa
July 21, 2004, 10:39 AM

Tom Felton has posted his pictures and report of his fan meet-n-greet.


TLC Noted by

Posted by: Melissa
July 21, 2004, 02:34 AM

A while ago TLC, along with a number of other HP sites, was nominated for a fan site award; there apparently was voting involved, but the notification e-mail got lost in the morass that is my inbox and it seems the majority of Leaky fans, as a result, had no idea about this. (Count me among that number.) ForContinued...


Happy Birthday Jamie Waylett!

Posted by: Melissa
July 21, 2004, 01:03 AM

Everyone's favorite Crabbe-y actor, Jamie Waylett, turns 15 years old today. We at TLC are baffled; how to wish such a wonderful kid enough wonderful birthday wishes? It looks like we're going to need your help. :)
(And here's part of Jamie's gift, only for him will I embarass myself this way on TLC,Continued...

J.K. Rowling

New Poll on

Posted by: sue
July 19, 2004, 12:50 PM

There is a new poll just posted for us on JK having to do with Percy, Wormtail, and Dumbledore's Howler. To vote, on her site, click on the paperclips, and then "About the Books. " Enjoy!
Thanks Karen!


Le Monde, The Times, and Harry Potter

Posted by: sue
July 18, 2004, 12:51 PM

Earlier this month we told you about reaction to an article that appeared in the French periodical Le Monde, where a scholar called the Harry Potter books... a capitalist universe", stuffed with "neo-liberal stereotypes" which caricature approvingly the "excesses of the Anglo-Saxon socialContinued...


First Report from Tom Felton's London Meet & Greet

Posted by: Melissa
July 17, 2004, 02:42 PM

Broken Angel posted on FictionAlley's boards today with her report from the Tom Felton Fan Club launch in London:

Got there few hours early so we my friend and I were the only people, so got chatting with Tom, his family and friends, and so helped them all set up for 2 hours! Best day of my life!Continued...

J.K. Rowling

Jo Rowling Donates Signed Books to Support Firefighter's Fund-Raising Efforts

Posted by: Kristin
July 17, 2004, 11:51 AM

The Leaky Cauldron's favorite author has donated a signed set of Harry Potter books in support of Tayside fire officer Gordon McKenzie, who is fund-raising on behalf of both the Fire Services National Benevolent Fund and the Multiple Sclerosis Society of ScotlandContinued...


GoF Actor Robert Pattinson

Posted by: Kristin
July 17, 2004, 07:28 AM

CBBC Newround has three new photographs of actor Robert Pattinson from a movie he just completed. Robert has been cast as Cedric Diggory in the film version of Goblet of Fire.


Interview with Bill Weasley

Posted by: sue
July 16, 2004, 12:52 PM

There is a new interview from The Burrow with Richard Fish, the actor who stood in as Bill Weasley in the Weasley family Egypt picture in the Prisoner of Azkaban film. When asked if he would be returning to the Goblet of Fire film as Bill Weasley, the young actor answered:
" GoF is certainly looking good for theContinued...

"Floo Powder" Shuts Down Post Office

Posted by: Melissa
July 15, 2004, 02:17 PM

A post office in Buckner, Missouri was temporarily shut down when a Harry Potter themed birthday card was discovered to have white powder inside.

"A worker at the Buckner post office spotted white powder on an envelope. The office was sealed off and hazmat crews were called in to check out the situation.Continued...

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