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Winners of Two Part Riddle Contest Annoucned

Posted by: Edward
August 07, 2008, 04:46 PM

After receiving many wonderful and fun entries, the winners of our Two-Part Riddle Contest are ready to be announced. Back in July, we asked you to answer the ten riddles that were picked during the first part of the contest in June. The winners of this contest, as chosen by raffle, are:

  • Selena GallagherContinued...
  • Rickman Interviews

    Alan Rickman Attends "Bottle Shock" Premiere in New York

    Posted by: Edward
    August 06, 2008, 06:11 PM

    Actor Alan Rickman, who portrays the character of Severus Snape in the Harry Potter films, recently attended the New York City premiere of his new film “Bottle Shock.” In this new film, Mr. Rickman shares the screen with such actors as Bill Pullman, Freddy Rodríguez, and BradleyContinued...

    Video Games

    New Photos from "Half-Blood Prince" Video Game Online

    Posted by: Edward
    August 06, 2008, 04:47 AM

    There are a number of new photos online this evening from the upcoming “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” video game. The eighteen new photos appeared online and show shots of the video game in action along with some interesting pictures from the various scenes from the PlayContinued...

    HBP Film

    Ticket Info Online for UK "Half-Blood Prince" Royal and European Premiere

    Posted by: sue
    August 05, 2008, 04:56 PM

    Additional information is now online today, regarding tickets for the UK “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” Royal and European Premiere November 17th, 2008 in London, England. As we reported previously, The Royal Film Performance 2008 is sponsored by the CinemaContinued...


    New Leaky Bloggers!

    Posted by: Melissa
    August 05, 2008, 04:35 PM

    We have some more bloggers in Leaky’s new Blog section for you to check out. Remember, any Leaky reader who wants a blog should send their idea and any relevant experience to

    In the meantime, see what these newcomers have to say or read what you’ve been missing on the section:


    HBP Film

    New Images from "Half-Blood Prince" Calendars, Playing Cards, and More

    Posted by: Edward
    August 03, 2008, 08:20 PM

    There are a slew of new images online from foreign products set for release along with the sixth film, “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” this fall. As readers will remember, these product tie-ins feature new looks at a number of characters from the upcoming sixthContinued...


    Sing the Song of the Sorting Hat

    Posted by: Edward
    August 02, 2008, 05:32 AM

    As it is now August, we have an exciting new contest to bring you today. The Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Sorting Hat Song Contest asks you to provide the lyrics to the Sorting Hat song one would have heard during Harry’s seventh year at Hogwarts, the year following the Dark Lord’s downfall,Continued...


    Harry Potter Book Club Reading of "Prisoner of Azkaban" Now Open

    Posted by: Edward
    August 02, 2008, 05:23 AM

    Our Lounge wide Harry Potter book club is now open once again and has started reading the third book, “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.” Join your fellow Leaky Loungers in being with Harry during his third year at Hogwarts and discussing the various aspects andContinued...


    New Publicity Photos of Radcliffe and Griffiths from "Equus"

    Posted by: Edward
    August 02, 2008, 03:20 AM has two new publicity photos online featuring actors Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Richard Griffiths (Vernon Dursley) from their upcoming stateside revival of the play “Equus.” The photos, showing the pair together as well as a Radcliffe solo, can be viewed viaContinued...


    Additional Info on Previous Elder Wand Owners, Malfoy Family, Aberforth Dumbledore and More in New "Beedle the Bard" Book

    Posted by: sue
    August 01, 2008, 03:23 PM

    Scholastic, the US publishers of the Harry Potter novels, have updated their website with additional information regarding some of the content to be found in the new “Tales of the Beedle the Bard” book by J.K. RowlingContinued...

    Actor Birthdays

    Happy Birthday, Richard Griffiths

    Posted by: Edward
    August 01, 2008, 03:57 AM

    Along with the birthdays of Harry Potter, J. K. Rowling, and the announcement of the publication of “The Tales of Beedle the Bard,” actor Richard Griffiths (Vernon Dursley) is also celebrating his birthday on July 31st. The actor turns 61 today. Please join us in wishing Mr. Griffiths a most happy day!Continued...


    Three Broomsticks Pub Concept Art from Universal Orlando

    Posted by: Edward
    August 01, 2008, 12:47 AM

    Universal Orlando Resorts has new concept art online depicting the Three Broomsticks pub for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park attraction currently under construction in Florida. The official website for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter was updated with this new early conceptContinued...

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