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Movies

Confirmed: Seattle Next and Final Stop for Harry Potter: The Exhibition (Updated)

Posted by: Rosi
August 10, 2010, 05:51 PM

In a followup this evening to yesterday's post, Warner Bros. have issued a press release confirming that Seattle's Pacific Science Centre will be the final host for Harry Potter: The Exhibition. The exhibition will open on the 23rd of October, 2010 until the 30th of January,Continued...

News

Rumor: Harry Potter: The Exhibition's Next Location May Be Seattle

Posted by: Mel
August 09, 2010, 09:17 PM

A Seattle based news blog is reporting that the Pacific Science Center in Seattle could be the next location for Harry Potter: The Exhibition:

"Pacific Science Center in Seattle will announce that it will host the West coast premiere and final U.S. destination of a major exhibition,"Continued...

Events

Matt Lewis to Appear at National Railway Museum York's Wizard Weekend

Posted by: Rosi
August 09, 2010, 06:28 PM

The National Railway Museum (NRM) in York, UK is holding a Wizard Weekend event this Saturday and Sunday, the 14th and 15th of August. At this special event, cab access to Olton Hall, the steam engine used as the Hogwarts Express in the Harry Potter films, will be free, allowingContinued...

Video Games

EA Games Release New "Deathly Hallows" Video Game Wallpaper

Posted by: Rosi
August 09, 2010, 05:58 PM

EA Games has released a new "Deathly Hallows" wallpaper on the official Electronic Arts website for the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" video game. The wallpaper, which you can find here in our galleries, features an unidentified Death Eater casting a spell on a broomstick.

As we previouslyContinued...

DH Film

New Tonks and Lupin "Deathly Hallows" Promo Photo

DH Film
Posted by: Rosi
August 08, 2010, 07:44 PM

The Harry Potter Wall Art website has been updated with a brand new photo of Natalia Tena and David Thewlis as Nymphadora Tonks and Professor Remus Lupin, respectively. The posed image, titled "Nymphadora Tonks and Professor Lupin Waist Shot," features the actors in formal dress.

You can have findContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Katie Leung

Posted by: Rosi
August 08, 2010, 04:29 AM

Please join us at TLC in wishing Katie Leung a very happy birthday. The actress, who plays Cho Chang in the Harry Potter films, is celebrating her 23rd birthday today. Many happy returns, Katie!

HP Cast

Harry Potter Wrap Party Held at Leavesden Studios Yesterday

Posted by: Mel
August 07, 2010, 07:59 PM

The Daily Mail is reporting that a Harry Potter wrap party was held yesterday to mark the end of filming the series. Many of the actors, such as Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy), Jim Broadbent (Professor Slughorn), and David ThewlisContinued...

Exclusives

Leaky Exclusive! Special Seats for "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" Available Now

Posted by: Edward
August 07, 2010, 04:30 PM

A treat for you today: Leaky readers are now able to get prime (Orchestra Center) seats at upcoming evening performances of the Broadway revival of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," staring actor Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter).  AnContinued...

Thompson

Emma Thompson Recieves Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Posted by: Edward
August 07, 2010, 12:09 PM

Yesterday, actress Emma Thompson (Professor Trelawney) received the 2, 415th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the Pig n' Whistle pub in Los Angeles, California.  Leaky was on the scene, and was able to capture a number of images of the actress at the event.  TheseContinued...

PotterCast

PotterCast 224: From Infinitus and Beyond!

Posted by: Rosi
August 07, 2010, 09:54 AM

The 222nd and 224th episodes of PotterCast, our Harry Potter Podcast, are now online for your enjoyment! PotterCast 222: Trailer Park Talk Show features extensive discussion on the trailer for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows"; this episode is now available on the iTunes podcast feed or for direct downloadContinued...

Movies

Ontario Science Centre Extends Run of Harry Potter Exhibition

Posted by: Rosi
August 06, 2010, 07:36 PM

The Harry Potter Exhibition at The Ontario Science Centre will extend its run for an extra fortnight, until Monday, 6th September, 2010. A press release issued today comments that the extension will give "fans of all ages a final chance to see this exceptional exhibition."

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Contests

Winners of the July Borgin and Burkes Magical Item Contest Announced

Posted by: Rosi
August 06, 2010, 05:10 PM

In July, our Contest Team invited you to take part in their Borgin and Burkes Magical Item Contest, which asked you to design and illustrate an original object that might be found in Borgin and Burkes. After receiving many fantastic and creative entries, the judges have now pickedContinued...

Watson Interviews

Emma Watson: New Pixie Haircut Was "The Most Liberating Thing"

Posted by: Rosi
August 05, 2010, 05:25 PM

Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) described her recent short pixie haircut as "the most liberating thing!" to Entertainment Weekly. “The stylist just grabbed the back of my hair and took a whole ponytail of hair out. It felt amazing,” continued the actress, also commenting that she "missedContinued...

DH Film

"Deathly Hallows: Part One" Video Game Box Art Revealed

DH Film
Posted by: Edward
August 05, 2010, 02:05 PM

The cover art for the upcoming "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" video game has been released via the Electronic Arts (EA) Facebook page and website.  Available to view right here in our Image Galleries, the cover art shows Harry brandishing his wand, with the evil eyes of LordContinued...

Wizard Rock

Wizard Rock Coming to Scandinavia This Month

Posted by: Edward
August 05, 2010, 12:14 AM

The region of Scandinavia will get a taste Harry Potter wizard rock this month, as band Harry and the Potters will be making their way through Norway, Sweden, and Denmark.  Their week-long tour will consist of nine stops and is open to Potter fans of all ages.  Here is a rundown of the events:Continued...

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