Leaky News Archives for August 2005
We've had a few reports from fans who attended Jim Dale's reading yesterday outside Atlanta, Georgia.
Quietus told us:
He told us the origins of quite a few characters voices: Hagrid was an uncle of his, Aunt Marge was an old World War II Colonel he met at a pub. Trelawney was a lady actress (who wasContinued...
In a follow-up to the recent kerfluffle stemming from his letter to the Times regarding their story on J.K. Rowling, Terry Pratchett visited alt.fan.harry-potter this week. He said:
"I don't have any problem at all with her rise, only with such third-party silliness, which insults good authorsContinued...
MuggleNet has a scan of a new pic of GoF in Premiere magazine, featuring Harry clutching the golden egg and talking to Hermione. Thanks guys!
Update: WB kindly zapped it over in high-res, so check it out:
Potter fan one: "So, who do you 'ship'?"
Potter fan two: [blank expression] "Ship?"
We at Leaky have gotten many emails about the phenomena in the fandom of 'shipping' (which is the 'relationshipping' or rooting for romantic pairings of characters in the Harry Potter novels). Many discussionsContinued...
Lumos 2006: A Harry Potter Symposium is now accepting registration. The event is scheduled for July 27-30, 2006 in Las Vegas, Nevada, and is being organized by HP Education Fanon, the same group that hosted Nimbus 2003 in Orlando, Florida.
Our reader Simon has sent us a ton MORE GoF pics, and some really cool ones too:
The campfire ablaze
Cedric in a hood
Cho wearing a scarf
Dumbledore at the feast
Dumbledore in the pensieve scene
The Gryffindor kids
Harry at the feast
Mad-Eye and Harry
Update We've also got this one out of the HP SceneContinued...
A source revealed: "The producers are trying to keep the cast a secret until it's all sealed. ButContinued...
PotterProphet.com has posted some scans from the new issue of Disney Adventures magazine that has a feature on the upcoming Goblet of Fire film. While most of the photos we've seen recently, there are some new ones, including small photos of Krum, Cho and Cedric. There is also a brandContinued...
Thanks again go to MuggleNet for finding the original scan.
An interactive survey of 6,819 adults across the United States have determined that President George Bush and New York Senator Hillary Clinton would both land smack in Slytherin, while the US's First Lady, Laura Bush, would find herself among the badgers of Hufflepuff. Meanwhile 57% of respondents saidContinued...
In a review published Saturday by The Guardian, reviewer John Mullan says HBP leaves readers with "a gloom not to be dispelled."
The odd glumness of this novel is partly a consequence of its loss of a satisfying plot, its lack of shape. There is, I think, a clear reason for this, evidentContinued...
Aint It Cool.com has posted two new, close-up photos of Brendan Gleeson as Mad-Eye Moody in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire movie. These photos (via The Snitch.co.uk) seem to be from the new Harry Potter Scene-It? DVD game. This game, which was not due to be released until later this fall, is now available.Continued...