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Actors in the News Weekly Roundup

Posted by: Rosi
November 29, 2010, 07:46 PM

There hasn't been much non-Harry Potter news from the Harry Potter cast amidst the release of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1." Matt Lewis (Neville Longbottom) attended the EA British Academy Children's Awards yesterday. Video game "LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4" had been nominated for the BAFTAContinued...

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Bill Weasley

Posted by: Rosi
November 28, 2010, 11:27 PM

As it is now the 29th of November in the U.K., the calendar on J.K. Rowling's official website has been updated to mark the birthday of Bill Weasley. Many happy returns, Bill!

Charity

Free Holiday Wizard Music! Merry Christmas!

Posted by: Melissa
November 28, 2010, 02:28 PM

For this year's Jingle Spells charity compilation, we gave our readers the option of sending in entries to "win" a slot on the album. We got a fantastic response, 25 quality wizard rock songs from which it was nearly impossible to choose. As promised, the ones that didn't make it onto Jingle Spells 4 (which you can buyContinued...

DH Film

Dan Radcliffe Talks About Differences Between "Deathly Hallows: Part 1" and "Deathly Hallows: Part 2"

DH Film
Posted by: Mel
November 27, 2010, 08:25 PM

Now that "Deathly Hallows: Part 1" is in theatres, Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) has further elaborated on the differences between "Deathly Hallows: Part 1" and "Deathly Hallows: Part 2":

"The last movie is going to be really, really fast-paced and aContinued...

Watson

Emma Watson Discusses Life at Brown University, Dan Radcliffe and Rupert Grint, and More

Posted by: Mel
November 27, 2010, 08:12 PM

The Daily Mail has a new article about Emma Watson (Hermione Granger), where she discusses many things, among them her experience thus far at Brown University:

On the first day at her US university - chosen over Cambridge because the latter was 'a bit Hogwarts-looking'Continued...

Bonham Carter Interviews

Helena Bonham Carter Talks About The "Terrifying" Bellatrix Lestrange

Posted by: Stephanie_J
November 27, 2010, 03:19 PM

A new profile from the LA Times Hero Complex blog focuses on Helena Bonham Carter and her infamous portrayal of Bellatrix Lestrange in the "Harry Potter" films.

The actress talks about her career and family, but also explains how she developed Bellatrix's character for the films.Continued...

Humor

Fun Friday: Whip Your Stairs

Posted by: Edward
November 26, 2010, 06:55 PM

The influence of pop culture knows no bounds.  Even Hogwarts can whip her stairs back and forth. :)



This is the second installment of Fun Fridays where we will highlight a new, cool, funny, or interesting thing created created by the Harry Potter fan community.  This could be anything from a funny spoofContinued...

Leaky

One More Black Friday Deal: Update to LeakyNews.com's Guide to the Wizarding World App Available

Posted by: Edward
November 26, 2010, 02:51 PM

Black Friday fatigue got you figuratively and financially spent?  Fear not!  Leaky has one more (totally free) Black Friday deal for you: an update to our Guide to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter app for the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad.Continued...

Contests

December Wizarding World T-Shirt Contest Announced

Posted by: Rosi
November 26, 2010, 10:50 AM

Our Contest Team have just announced their latest contest for the month of December, the Wizarding World T-Shirt Contest, which ends a little earlier than normal, on the 17th of December. This month's contest asks you to design a t-shirt (by computer or by hand) to be sold to teenage witchesContinued...

Felton

Tom Felton Going Back to Leavesden Studios to Do Reshoots

Posted by: Mel
November 24, 2010, 09:29 PM

LA Times HeroComplex blog is reporting that Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) will be returning to Leavesden Studios to do a single day of reshoots:

“I got the call today,” Felton said Tuesday. “I have to go back for one more day of reshoots. So I’m going back in a couple weeks toContinued...

Fans

Making a Stop at Platform 9 & 3/4 in NYC, and Portraits of Harry Potter Fans at a Midnight Premiere

Posted by: Mel
November 24, 2010, 09:12 PM

We have two items that show off the creativity of Harry Potter fans today. The first shows that a subway stop in New York City, along with showing the normal subway lines, has been altered with a stop at "9 3/4." The New York Daily News reports:

TheContinued...

Charity

John Hurt, Matt Lewis, and James and Oliver Phelps Contribute Signed Canvases to Willow Foundation Auction

Posted by: Mel
November 24, 2010, 08:42 PM

John Hurt (Ollivander), Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom), and James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley) have contributed signed canvases to the Willow Foundation's Stars on Canvas online auction.

The Willow Foundation's aims are:Continued...

DH Film

Videos: David Yates Discusses Deleted Scenes, Tom Felton on Lopez Tonight, "I Am Harry Potter"

DH Film
Posted by: Mel
November 24, 2010, 06:15 AM

MTV has interviewed director David Yates, where he was asked about things he cut from the movie. He discusses a specific scene he cut and tells the interviewer that right now he expects there will be about "ten or twelve or fifteen minutes"Continued...

DH Film

Harry Potter Cast Members Attend Premieres and Photocalls for "DH: Part 1"

DH Film
Posted by: Mel
November 24, 2010, 05:56 AM

There have been several premieres and photocalls across the world celebrating the release of "Deathly Hallows: Part 1," and we have pictures of some of the cast in attendance at those premieres and photocalls in our Image Galleries.

You can see Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) hereContinued...

Wizard Rock

Holiday Reminder! Jingle Spells 4 Going Fast!

Posted by: Melissa
November 23, 2010, 04:21 PM

Have you gotten your Jingle Spells 4 yet? We are half sold out of physical copies of our popular holiday album - and shipments are going out this week so don't wait!

Also, we are offering a deal: since we have only about 250 copies of the amazing, two-disc Leaky Live CD from LeakyCon 2009 left forContinued...

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