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Lord Voldemort: Top Literary Villain

Posted by: sue
September 04, 2006, 02:25 PM

Lord Voldemort is Tops!... well, is the top Literary Villain that is, as the results of the Big Bad Read have now been revealed. Earlier this year we told you about a poll that Bloomsbury had where you could vote for your favorite literary villian. He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named, who faced stiff competition from othersContinued...

OotP Film

Grint, Walters Talk Boggarts and More from "Phoenix"

Posted by: sue
September 04, 2006, 01:31 PM

Actors Rupert Grint and Julie Walters took part in a press photocall for their new film "Driving Lessons" earlier today in London, and there are new pictures of them at this event now online at, which you can see here.
Also, was able to get new interviewsContinued...

Prophecy 2007 Website Now Open

Posted by: sue
September 04, 2006, 10:05 AM

Prophecy 2007: From Hero to Legend, the Harry Potter Symposium due next August 2-5 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada has now launched their official website. Registration for this event is now open, with a discounted price still available until September 8. You can find out more about this event, including hotel informationContinued...

OotP Film

New OotP Filming Report at King's Cross Station in London

Posted by: sue
September 04, 2006, 09:37 AM

There is a new filming report now online for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, which took place yesterday at King's Cross Station in London. This report details the filming of the scene when Harry and Company go to Platform 9 3/4 to leave on the Hogwarts Express. Quotage:


Walters Interviews

New Interview with Julie Walters

Posted by: sue
September 04, 2006, 09:14 AM

Actress Julie Walters (Molly Weasley) was a guest on the Women's Hour radio program this morning, and you can listen to this new interview where she discusses working with Rupert Grint on both Driving Lessons and the Harry Potter films and how he has matured as an actor. To listen to this new audio interview,Continued...


PotterCast 54 Now Available

Posted by: Melissa
September 04, 2006, 01:22 AM

At long last, PotterCast #54 is up! In this PotterCast, we have some great inside info on the creation of the HP video games an J.K. Rowling's role within it: to listen, just hit the "Play" button on the right side of the page (--->), or use iTunes, or direct download.) More notes:
-Our Extendable EarsContinued...

Isaacs Interviews

Jason Isaacs: "Lucius is Delicious"

Posted by: Melissa
September 03, 2006, 11:52 AM

In an interview in today's edition of the San Francisco Chronicle, actor Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy) talks about his Showtime television series, "Brotherhood," living in San Francisco, the Rocky Horror Picture Show and his "arch portrayals of archetypal heavies with great hair." Quite naturally,Continued...

OotP Film

More New Phoenix Set Photos Show Platform 9-3/4

Posted by: Melissa
September 03, 2006, 11:44 AM

More photos from the filming of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix are available online. The newest ones, from World Entertainment News Network, show Daniel Radcliffe at Platform 9-3/4 and the Hogwarts Express. Enjoy!
Thanks to MuggleNet!

OotP Film

New Phoenix Set Photos Online

Posted by: Melissa
September 03, 2006, 10:36 AM

New photos from the Virginia Waters set of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix are available online. They include images of Natalia Tena in full Tonks regalia (some of which we have seen before), Director David Yates, Tom Felton (Draco), Martin Bayfield (Robbie Coltrane's body double) being fitted withContinued...


Driving Lessons Premiere Tickets Giveaway Announced

Posted by: Melissa
September 02, 2006, 11:58 AM

Empire Online has announced that it will give away two tickets to the September 4 premiere of Driving Lessons, starring Rupert Grint and Julie Walters. To enter, readers must answer a (very easy) question and log in, which is free of charge. Competition ends on September 4, 2006 -- termsContinued...


New Driving Lessons, Extras Trailers Now Online

Posted by: Melissa
September 02, 2006, 11:41 AM

New trailers for Extras and Driving Lessons are now available online. YouTube has the trailer for the new season of "Extras," including a snippet of Dan Radcliffe in his guest appearance on the show, here. Apple has posted a new High-definition trailer for Rupert Grint's latestContinued...


Issue 8 of Scribbulus Now Available

Posted by: Melissa
September 01, 2006, 04:53 PM

The latest issue of Scribbulus, Leaky's essay project, is here! In this issue we have 10 more essays for you, including Harry Potter and the Gothic Novel, by Elizabeth Murray; Harry Potter - the Accidental Horcrux," by Michael Daniel; Faithful Snape, by Arthura Weasley, and Heaven, Hell and Harry, byContinued...

The Leaky Mug

Leaky Mug Hits California!

Posted by: Melissa
September 01, 2006, 02:13 PM

The next live Leaky Mug, the joint podcast that PotterCast and MuggleCast produce on special occasions, will be on September 28, at Borders in Westwood, located at 1360 Westwood Blvd. in Los Angeles. It will start at 7 p.m. sharp, so we hope to see you there for some fun Harry Potter discussion and more.
We once again needContinued...

Rickman Interviews

Rickman BBC Interview Available for Online Listening

Posted by: Melissa
September 01, 2006, 01:08 PM

We told you that actor Alan Rickman was due to be interviewed today on the BBC 4 radio show "The Film Programme." You can now listen to that interview online, here (click on the "Listen Again" link on the right-hand side of the page). The interview with Mr. Rickman beginsContinued...


Half-Blood Prince Error "Old News," Says Bloomsbury

Posted by: Melissa
September 01, 2006, 10:36 AM

British tabloid The Sun recently reported that there had been an error in Half-Blood Prince regarding the number of O.W.L.s Hermione receives compared to the number she sat in book five. Fans had originally spotted the error, but Bloomsbury told Leaky the error is at least a year old, spottedContinued...

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