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Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

HBP Deluxe Cover Hi-Res

Posted by: Melissa
May 11, 2005, 08:25 AM

The new artwork for the HBP deluxe cover in hi-res is RIGHT HERE. (No watermarking, yadda yadda yadda...excuse me, have to go stare at this now.)
You can pre-order the deluxe editions and support Leaky by doing it at these links: US, UK, Canada, France.

Cover Art

Brand New Deluxe Version of Half-Blood Prince Cover Art

Posted by: sue
May 11, 2005, 07:44 AM

Scholastic has just released a brand new photo of the cover art on the Deluxe Version of Harry Potter and the Half - Blood Prince. According to this press release:

"In this spectacular artwork for the Deluxe Edition, layers of mystery unfold in a forested glen, where we find Harry PotterContinued...


New MSN Video Interview with Daniel Radcliffe

Posted by: sue
May 11, 2005, 06:15 AM

Andy, from Harry Potter Fan Zone, let us know that on MSN Video they have three video clips posted with the behind the scenes footage from the upcoming Goblet of Fire film. Among the clips is an extended interview ,parts of which aired on ABC this past weekend, with actor Daniel Radcliffe who spokeContinued...

PoA Film

Golden Prisoner of Azkaban?

Posted by: sue
May 11, 2005, 06:03 AM

The film trailer for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban has received a nomination in the category of "Best Music" at the Golden Trailer Awards. The awards will be presented on Thursday, May 26th in Los Angeles, CA.
Thanks Brice!

"Hour" Approaching: Deadline for Convention Presentation Submissions Nears

Posted by: Melissa
May 10, 2005, 10:38 AM

The deadline for submitting presentations, panels, roundtables, workshop and the like to The Witching Hour, the HP convention to take place in Salem, Mass., in October, is fast approaching. By Sunday the opportunity will have vanished, so if you're thinking about it, getContinued...

Books Half-Blood Prince Screensavers, More

Posted by: sue
May 10, 2005, 08:23 AM has added some very cool features on their website, including Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince screensavers and countdown clock for download in their "Fans" section of their Harry Potter website . There is a choice between the UK Children's book coversContinued...


New Goblet Video, Interviews on E News Live

Posted by: sue
May 09, 2005, 07:50 PM

Jenna, from Dan has some new Goblet of Fire film footage and interviews that aired on tonight's E News Live. There are clips of Harry celebrating after passing the first task(did he toss the golden egg?), new interviews with Rupert Grint and Emma Watson, and even an interview clip withContinued...


Comma added to GOF Poster

Posted by: Melissa
May 09, 2005, 03:01 PM

First it was news about hyphens, then question marks. Now we're proud to present the next in Harry Potter punctuation news: the comma, which has been inserted into the GoF teaser poster on The tag line now reads, "Difficult times lie ahead, Harry," as you all said it should. See it HERE.Continued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Jim Dale talks HBP's US Audio

Posted by: Melissa
May 09, 2005, 12:36 PM

Casey let us know that HP US audiobook reader Jim Dale recorded a little message about the upcoming audio book on

CoS Film

Chamber Premiere Gives ABC Second-Place Saturday

Posted by: Melissa
May 09, 2005, 10:40 AM

Saturday's network premiere of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, which featured a GoF preview and the first GoF teaser, gave ABC a second-place showing in the ratings, next to Fox's NASCAR broadcast, Variety reports today. Preliminary figures say 7.9 million people tuned in.

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

HBP Audio Books Available for Pre-Order

Posted by: Kristin
May 09, 2005, 05:38 AM

You can now pre-order the audio HBPs through Amazon by clicking over to the Cauldron Shop (Click for: US, UK, Canada, Germany and France. Please note that in Germany and France, the editions are still being sold in English. Translations will be published later in the year).
Leaky reader Matthew reminded usContinued...


More Trailer News

Posted by: Melissa
May 08, 2005, 07:01 AM

Reader Ryan let us know that SkyNews showed the trailer earlier today, so those in the UK without broom-speed internet access can get a chance to see it.
UPDATE: Ryan tells is that iTV channel 525 on Sky Digital is running the trailer as well; iTV also has a short write-up on their website.

It's also been reported that the trailerContinued...


Goblet of Fire Trailer Shot-by-Shot

Posted by: sue
May 08, 2005, 12:42 AM

Team Leaky is proud to present our traditional look at the trailer and book comparisons. We did not include the opening montage of the three actors/characters through the years, but started at the opening shot after "The Adventure Continues." Enjoy!
Many thanks especially to our John, Milly, and NickContinued...


Goblet Teaser ScreenCaps, Sneak Preview Clips

Posted by: sue
May 07, 2005, 10:46 PM

We now have the screencaps up in our Galleries from the newly released Goblet of Fire teaser trailer. Click here to view them.
In case you missed it, you can see the trailer at the newly opened official Goblet of Fire website here.
Also, Jeff from Hpana let us know that they have mirrored all of the clipsContinued...


Goblet of Fire Trailer is here!

Posted by: sue
May 07, 2005, 06:53 PM

Ladies and Gentlemen the Goblet of Fire trailer is HERE!
UPDATE: Links to trailer (Quicktime)

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