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Happy Second Birthday David Rowling-Murray

Posted by: Melissa
March 23, 2005, 04:24 PM

A very happy second birthday to David Rowling-Murray, who is undoubtedly toddling around a certain writer/mommy's feet and keeping her from updating her site! (Take your time, Jo, we're just kidding. ... Wait, no, we're not. :)
We hope you'll join us in wishing JKR's son the happiestContinued...

OotP Film

Rumour: OotP Filming in Czech Republic?

Posted by: sue
March 22, 2005, 09:02 AM

The Express newspaper today has a new article about the possibility of filming for Order of the Phoenix taking place in the Czech Republic. According to the paper, this move away from filming in Scotland and using Czech Republic locales instead, is a result of several factors, one being the continued inclementContinued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Scholastic HBP Ad: "You'll Find Out July 16!"

Posted by: Melissa
March 21, 2005, 04:33 PM

Reader DLW has sent us scans of a Scholastic ad for HBP teasing us about finding out who the HBP is. Thanks DLW!

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Prodigy Potter Fan Dead at 14

Posted by: Melissa
March 21, 2005, 12:00 PM

Brandenn Bremmer, 14, an American musical prodigy and Potter fan, apparently committed suicide last week in his home, The Telegraph reports.
Brandenn was playing the piano at 3 and was taking courses at Colorado State University at age 11. The boy genius had just finished a second CD of his own songs and was talkingContinued...

Happy Birthday Gary Oldman

Posted by: sue
March 21, 2005, 06:16 AM

TLC would like to wish actor Gary Oldman (Sirius Black) a Happy 47th Birthday!


Emma Watson Attends "Valiant" Premiere

Posted by: sue
March 20, 2005, 08:02 PM

Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) attended the premiere of the animated film "Valiant" today in London. The film features the voice work of fellow Potter actors John Cleese (Nearly Headless Nick) and John Hurt (Mr. Ollivander). You can see photos of Emma at the premiere on Wire Image and Film Magic.

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday David Thewlis

Posted by: sue
March 20, 2005, 08:33 AM

Celebrating his 42nd birthday today is actor David Thewlis (Professor Lupin). Happy Birthday David!


New Goblet of Fire Set Report

Posted by: sue
March 19, 2005, 10:18 AM

The Philippine Daily Inquirer has published their set visit report to the filming of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. The newspaper article contains brief set descriptions and has interviews with various cast members including Stanislav Ianevski who plays Viktor Krum

"On my first few days, we did the mazeContinued...


Hitchhiker's Website Open

Posted by: sue
March 19, 2005, 08:26 AM

A very cool The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy movie website has now been launched, and features Marvin the Paranoid Android, who is voiced by Alan Rickman (Prof. Snape in the Potter films). Hint for fellow Rickman fans-try clicking on Marvin :) The Hitchhiker film features other Potter castmembers as well,Continued...


Happy Birthday Kristin!

Posted by: Melissa
March 19, 2005, 03:01 AM

Happy birthday to Leaky Associate Editor Kristin, who does so much hard work for the site that only we editors (and sometimes not even all of us) see. It's a special kind of person who could work so hard without seeking any public credit, so we hope you'll join us in wishing her her best birthday yet!

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

GoF Wraps Principal Photography

Posted by: Melissa
March 18, 2005, 08:14 AM

Today is the last day of shooting principal photography (main characters, important action) on Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. There will be a few more days of secondary shooting but for the most part, GoF is in the can.

WB Wants Your Opinion: I Solemnly Swear I am Up to No Good shirts

Posted by: Melissa
March 16, 2005, 11:52 AM

Since our forum, Leaky Lounge, opened, we have had a representative from the WB Shop hanging out talking to all of you about what items you would most like to see produced. Your suggestions have been amazing, and in the hundreds, and as a result, WB is working on creating your dreamContinued...


Jason Isaacs on Fiennes as Voldemort: " A Tour de Force"

Posted by: sue
March 16, 2005, 06:28 AM

Film Focus has posted a new interview with actors Jason Isaacs and Emma Watson. They talk about the upcoming Goblet of Fire film, as well as the Order of the Phoenix film, which is in pre-production and not slated to begin filming until January of 2006.
Jason Isaacs, who is back as Lucius Malfoy,Continued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday Sean Biggerstaff

Posted by: sue
March 15, 2005, 09:18 AM

Celebrating his 22nd birthday today is Sean Biggerstaff(Oliver Wood). Happy Birthday Sean!

HP Cast

Casanova Crouch: David Tennant in BBC Drama

Posted by: Melissa
March 15, 2005, 09:05 AM

David Tennant, who plays Barty Crouch Jr. in GoF, will be leagues away from Azkaban this week when he appears as the title character in Casanova on BBC 3. The drama aims to paint the classic wooer in a funnier and more sympathetic tone than he has been portrayed in the past; Tennant's depiction isContinued...

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