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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Reading Group Sorting Now Open

Posted by: Rosi
October 23, 2010, 02:09 AM

The Lily and Stag Inn has opened sorting for the reading group discussion of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. MyLeaky members can rediscover the books together in the small reading groups offered by The Lily and Stag Inn. Members will look closely at Chamber of SecretsContinued...

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LA Times Interviews "Deathly Hallows" Costume Designer About the Wedding Scene

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Posted by: Mel
October 22, 2010, 11:38 PM

Jany Temime, costume designer for "Deathly Hallows" (as well as "PoA," "GoF," "OotP," and "HBP") has spoken to the LA Times about the costumes in the wedding scene. Temime comments on the mood of that scene, and how it's the "last joyous moment in the franchise withContinued...

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"Deathly Hallows: Part 1" to Feature D-BOX Motion Effects

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Posted by: Rosi
October 22, 2010, 10:55 PM

Prepare to be shaken by "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" as Canadian company D-BOX Technologies Inc. announced on Wednesday that selected cinemas will feature its motion effects system. During certain scenes of "Deathly Hallows: Part 1," filmgoers "will feel subtle motion effectsContinued...

Actor Interviews

Scholastic Interviews Dan Radcliffe and Emma Watson

Posted by: Mel
October 22, 2010, 08:47 PM

Scholastic has a new, very in-depth interview with Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) which covers a broad range of topics from the filming of "Deathly Hallows" to how they felt about the the film series coming to a conclusion. Both discuss the hardest action sceneContinued...

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Become Undesirable No. 1!

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Posted by: Mel
October 22, 2010, 08:29 PM

In anticipation of "Deathly Hallows: Part 1" (now less than a month away!) the official Harry Potter site is letting you put your picture into an Undesirable No. 1 poster. You can go here and put your photo in and become wanted by Ministry of Magic.

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Commercial of The Simpsons Featuring Dan Radcliffe Now Online

Posted by: Mel
October 22, 2010, 06:05 AM

As you may recall, Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) will be appearing on this year's Halloween episode of The Simpsons. We now have a commercial for the episode which gives us the first look at the character Radcliffe is playing in action, and the first opportunity to hear his voice. YouContinued...

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"Deathly Hallows: Part 1" Tickets Now Avaible for Preordering in US and UK

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Posted by: Mel
October 22, 2010, 06:00 AM

It's less than a month until "Deathly Hallows: Part 1" comes out and you can now preorder your tickets to see the movie if you live in the US or UK. If you live in the US you can preorder on Fandango, and if you live in the UK you can preorder on the Odeon Cinemas site.

ThanksContinued...

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Emma Watson Comments on Kissing Dan Radcliffe and Rupert Grint, Video of Ron/Hermione Almost Kissing from "DH: Part 2"

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Posted by: Mel
October 21, 2010, 06:08 AM

Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) has spoken about her kissing scenes with co-stars Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) and how it felt to have to kiss them after having known them for so long:

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Video Games

New Trailer for "Deathly Hallows: Part 1" Video Game on Nintendo DS

Posted by: Mel
October 21, 2010, 05:48 AM

You can watch the "Deathly Hallows: Part 1" Nintendo DS trailer here in our Video Galleries. It features a look at battles with Death Eaters, dementors, Umbridge, as well as an explanation of the playable characters' unique capabilities. Enjoy!

Many thanks to Erna!

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"Deathly Hallows: Part 1" Trailer from the Scream Awards Now Online

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Posted by: Mel
October 20, 2010, 11:41 PM

The Scream Awards were held earlier this week, and during the awards they showed a new "Deathly Hallows: Part 1" trailer which you can see here in our Video Galleries. Though the trailer doesn't show very many new scenes, we do get an extended look of the Trio crossing a mountain,Continued...

Home Video / DVD

More Clips from the Ultimate Editions of "Prisoner of Azkaban" and "Goblet of Fire"

Posted by: Mel
October 20, 2010, 11:13 PM

The Ultimate Editions of "Prisoner of Azkaban" and "Goblet of Fire" became available yesterday and WB has released more clips of their special features. In our Video Galleries you can see a video of a dropped scene with a troll in a tutu costume from the "PrisonerContinued...

Music

Reminder: Jingle Spells 4 Submissions due TODAY!

Posted by: Melissa
October 20, 2010, 06:27 AM

Quick reminder to all of you wizard rockers: TODAY is the last day to get in an entry to our The Great Jingle Spells Contest - read the rules here, remember to send your file to jingles@leakynews.com and that it must be in WAV or AIFF format. We've gotten a bunch of amazing entries so far and can'tContinued...

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Leaky's Daily Quotedown to Deathly Hallows: 31 Days

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Posted by: Edward
October 20, 2010, 03:45 AM

There are now only 31 days left until "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I" hits theaters!  We are posting a quote from the first half of the book every day in celebration and to give us a chance to discuss and ponder the final book as it goes to film. To make up for yesterday'sContinued...

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J. K. Rowling Receives Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award in Denmark, Updated: Video and Images

Posted by: Edward
October 19, 2010, 04:02 PM

Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling was on hand in Odense, Denmark today to be the first recipient of the Hans Christian Andersen Literature prize.  The BBC has video online from the event, which features Ms. Rowling receiving the award as well as her acceptanceContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Michael Gambon

Posted by: Rosi
October 19, 2010, 11:06 AM

Please join us at TLC in wishing Michael Gambon a very special happy birthday. The actor, who plays Dumbledore in the Harry Potter films, is today celebrating his 70th birthday! Many happy returns of the day, Mr. Gambon!

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