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Ask Michael Goldenberg a Question!

Posted by: Melissa
May 09, 2009, 12:32 PM

In two weeks, the first ever HP screenwriter-fan chat will be taking place at LeakyCon 2009 in Boston, MA. Today, we're asking you to take part, even if you can't go to the conference.

We're taking your questions ahead of time: leave a question for Michael Goldenberg, scriptwriter of Harry Potter and the Order ofContinued...

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Detailed Description of New TV Commercial for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Posted by: sue
May 09, 2009, 07:06 AM

As we noted previously, the television spots for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince have begun airing, the first one broadcast last night on the CW channel. Many thanks to TLC reader Honourary Weasley, who sent us  a detailed list of what is containedContinued...


LeakyRock! Two Songs in Honor of LeakyCon

Posted by: Melissa
May 08, 2009, 02:33 PM

With LeakyCon just a week and a half away (and registration to close soon - did you get your ticket?) we've got two special songs written in honor of the occasion:

 First, second, a Harry Potter song by Hank Green, released in honor of the occasion, "Dead Boy's Girlfriend."

Second, by Swish and FlickContinued...


New Profile on David Yates

Posted by: sue
May 08, 2009, 06:43 AM

There is a new profile online today of Harry Potter film director David Yates. While most of this we have heard before, the piece is from the local paper where David Yates is from, and gives background on the director and his career.  The article also notes how Mr. Yates is working on the final films in the HarryContinued...


PotterCast Live Tonight

Posted by: sue
May 07, 2009, 04:25 PM

UPDATE: The live show has now concluded, thanks to all who joined us!

Twiddle those dials everyone and tune in to Ustream as our Harry Potter podcast will be broadcasting live tonight at 6:45pm (Eastern). We are two weeks away from Leaky Con 2009, and there is plenty to talk about, so please join PotterCast for all theContinued...

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Rita Returns? Rumor Alert on Miranda Richardson Back for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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Posted by: sue
May 07, 2009, 01:35 PM

Rumor Alert: Credible word has reached TLC that actress Miranda Richardson is in negotiations to reprise her role as scandal monger and Life and Lies of Albus Dumbledore author Rita Skeeter in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. TLC spoke directly toContinued...

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Cast Watch: Isaacs, Wright, Lewis and Felton Updates

Posted by: sue
May 07, 2009, 01:22 PM

Several pieces of news relating to several actors seen in the Harry Potter films. First up: Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy). Jason, who has been busy at work on a small budget film "Skeletons," took time out to come to NYC over the weekend for a tribute to Harold Pinter. At the event he did a readingContinued...

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince to Screen at Festival in Italy July 12th

Posted by: sue
May 07, 2009, 12:42 PM

Lucky fans in Italy will get the chance to see Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince a few days early before it opens wide, as the sixth Harry Potter film will be screening at the Giffoni Children's Film Festival in Italy on July 12th. On the official website it reads:Continued...

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Reminder: Location Filming for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Due Next Week in Wales

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Posted by: sue
May 07, 2009, 12:19 PM

A reminder today that location filming for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is set to take place starting next Monday, May 11 and going through the 15th for scenes involving Shell Cottage. For weeks now TLC has been bringing you photos of the ongoing constructionContinued...


LeakyCon Schedule Released!

Posted by: Melissa
May 07, 2009, 02:08 AM

We are less than TWO WEEKS from LeakyCon 2009, and things are getting even more exciting. We'll have another big announcement for you soon. In the meantime, here's the schedule of events, so those of you registered can start getting your schedules in order:

Friday Morning
Friday Afternoon and Evening

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Product Watch: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Film Cells Due this Month

Posted by: sue
May 06, 2009, 07:20 PM

Film Cells LTD is starting to release their new Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince collection, which is due out later this month. Early photos are now available from Entertainment Earth of the collectible prints from the sixth Harry Potter film, including this posterContinued...

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Dan Radcliffe and Tom Felton Attend Art Against Knives Charity Auction in London

Posted by: Edward
May 06, 2009, 05:08 PM

Actor Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) made an appearance at the Art Against Knives Charity Auction in London, England last night, along with Harry Potter co-star Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy).  There are now a number of images of the two actors online from the event, which are available to view in our own Image GalleriesContinued...


Chamber of Secrets to be Published in Cambodia

Posted by: sue
May 06, 2009, 11:21 AM

While the final installment in the Harry Potter series has been formally released in 2007, many countries continue to receive new translations of the wildly popular series. The New York Times is reporting today "J.K. Rowling has agreed to donate the rights to the second book in the series, Harry PotterContinued...


Potter Film Production to Step Up Film Safety Measures

Posted by: sue
May 06, 2009, 11:05 AM

In the wake of a tragic accident that took part in pre-production for the upcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Potter film producers will be improving on their safety standards. The Telegraph reminds us that David Holmes, stunt double for actor Dan Radcliffe (Harry), was seriouslyContinued...


Win Tickets to Florida SuperCon

Posted by: Edward
May 05, 2009, 09:37 PM

There is a new contest online sponsored by Matt Lewis fansite,, and to win tickets to the upcoming Florida SuperCon event taking place this June in Miami.   Actor Matt Lewis (Neville Longbottom) is slated to attend this convention, which brings together the fans of Comic Books,Continued...

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