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Film Awards

Two More Award Noms for Goblet of Fire

Posted by: Melissa
March 26, 2006, 04:53 PM

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire has received two more award nominations. First, Canada's Spacey Viewer Coice Awards have listed the film in the "Favourite Movie" category. Vote here. The Spacey Award winners will be announced May 27.
The Hugo Awards, to be presented at L.A.Con IV ScienceContinued...


New Interview with Actor Jason Isaacs in Xpose Magazine

Posted by: sue
March 25, 2006, 04:54 PM

The March issue of Xpose magazine contains a new interview with actor Jason Isaacs, who discusses his role as Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter movies. In this good four page interview which is titled "A Perfect Villain", Jason talks about his enjoyment of the role and possibleContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Possible J.K. Rowling Appearance at Book Awards; Confirmed Interview Airing on Channel 4 in Summer

Posted by: sue
March 24, 2006, 07:37 PM

UPDATE: CBBC Newsround has now confirmed that Jo will in fact be interviewed on the Richard & Judy program; broadcast date is still undecided but probably in either June or July.
Last month we told you that Harry Potter and the Half-Blood PrinceContinued...

Books Updates Harry Potter Download Section

Posted by: sue
March 24, 2006, 07:11 PM

Scholastic has updated their Harry Potter site to include new downloads for Prisoner of Azkaban and Chamber of Secrets. These downloads are being added each week as part of the previously announced contest Scholastic is holding for children to win a Harry Potter Ipod package and more. To enter,Continued...


Jim Dale on Broadway; Opening Night is Tomorrow

Posted by: Melissa
March 23, 2006, 02:53 PM

We told you in January that Jim Dale would soon be returning to Broadway in "The Threepenny Opera." Opening night for this show, at the Roundabout Theatre, is tomorrow. The cast also includes Alan Cumming, Cyndi Lauper and Ana Gasteyer. For more information and to order tickets, click hereContinued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Half-Blood Prince Paperback Now Available for Pre-Order

Posted by: sue
March 23, 2006, 09:51 AM

The US paperback edition of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is now available for pre-order from retailers such as and Barnes and Noble. As we reported previously, the paperback edition of Book Six from Scholastic will be released on July 25 here in the States. TheContinued...

Happy Birthday, David Rowling Murray!

Posted by: Melissa
March 23, 2006, 09:38 AM

Today is a special day in the Rowling-Murray family: David Rowling Murray turns three years old. All of us at Leaky wish David and his family a very magical day!

Movie Art

ArtInsights Releases Exclusive Movie Artwork

Posted by: Melissa
March 23, 2006, 12:23 AM now has available new official Harry Potter pieces from artist Jim Salvati. The works are currently on sale, and four versions of them can be seen in our gallery right here.
The artwork of the Goblet maze, the Hogwarts Express, and Hogwarts castle are on sale for $225 on paper and $550Continued...


Lewis Also Unconfirmed for Collectormania 9

Posted by: Melissa
March 22, 2006, 04:40 PM

In the second such rebuttal today, Matt Lewis's (Neville Longbottom) parents have told TLC that as of right now, he has not been approached to attend Collectormania 9 in Milton Keynes. The organizers of this event announced that Matt, along with Devon Murray, Robert Pattinson and James and OliverContinued...


Murray Not Attending Collectormania

Posted by: Melissa
March 22, 2006, 01:49 PM

Contrary to a previous report, Devon Murray (Seamus Finnigan) has updated his site to say that he will not be attending Collectormania 9 in Milton Keynes. Thanks John!


Cast-Signed Copy of GoF Auctioned for £2100

Posted by: Melissa
March 22, 2006, 01:38 PM

Previously, we told you about a rare copy of the book, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, signed by the cast of the Harry Potter film, that was being auctioned online by the UK's National Literacy Trust. The Evening Times reports today that the book has been sold for £2100. ProceedsContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K.Rowling Donates Painted Egg for Charity

Posted by: sue
March 22, 2006, 07:56 AM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has donated a ceramic egg as part of a fundraiser for charity. This egg, which was painted by Jo, is among many items to be part of an auction with proceeds to benefit the Multiple Sclerosis Society Scotland. Others who contributed to this auction include actor Ewan McGregorContinued...


New OotP Filming Info and More with Jamie Waylett on PotterCast 31

Posted by: Melissa
March 21, 2006, 08:43 PM

Yep, all about Umbridge, the Inquisitorial Squad and more on PotterCast 31! Like almost every PotterCast, this episode is ripe with Harry Potter news, info and interviews that you can't get or even hear about anywhere else but Leaky - this week, Jamie Waylett (a.k.a. VincentContinued...

Happy Belated Birthday Kristin!

Posted by: Melissa
March 21, 2006, 05:08 PM

We're really horribly embarrassed this took two days to post, but March 19 was our editor Kristin's birthday. If you've ever written Leaky, you probably got an e-mail back from Kristin, and let me tell you, it is a job that takes infinite patience and kindness, and it's one she performs with ease.Continued...

OotP Film

Newsround Video: New Trio Interviews, Info on Phoenix Filming

Posted by: sue
March 21, 2006, 03:42 PM

CBBC Newsround has now posted some great video from today's update on filming for the Order of the Phoenix film. This video was shot on the Harry Potter set at Leavesden studios in London in conjunction with the release of the Goblet of Fire DVD in the UK, and includes new interviewsContinued...

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