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Divine the future of Sybill's Leakypedia page

Posted by: John
January 28, 2011, 05:09 PM

Looking into my remnants of this morning's mug of tea.. that and seeing her fun little photo on the Leaky post below me, it had me pondering whatever happened to Trelawney. I remember a time when there were popular theories that she would be killed at some point between books five through seven, butContinued...

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Vote for the Blu-Ray Cover of "Deathly Hallows: Part 1" on Facebook

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Posted by: Stephanie_J
January 28, 2011, 04:21 PM

Warner Bros. is giving its Harry Potter UK Facebook fans the chance to vote for the Blu-ray cover of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1."

In a new video on the page, actress Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) presents the two options and explains how to vote.

The two optionsContinued...

Humor

Fun Friday: Harry Potterscopes For All

Posted by: Edward
January 28, 2011, 02:01 PM

Confused as to which astrological sign represents your birthday?  Fear not, Harry Potterscopes are here.  Thanks to Roflrazzi, we now know which Harry Potter character represents your birthday.  Check out below to see where you fall in the celestial calendar of Harry Potter.  I'm aContinued...

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New "Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Images Released

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Posted by: Mel
January 27, 2011, 09:12 PM

We have a few new images from "Deathly Hallows: Part 2," one of which is a still from the movie featuring a frightened looking Trio. The other images we have are two promotional shots of Hermione with The Tales of Beedle the Bard which can be seen in our Image Galleries here and here, and one of Ron which canContinued...

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Emma Watson Debuts Final Collection for People Tree

Posted by: Stephanie_J
January 27, 2011, 07:00 PM

The Telegraph has published a preview for Emma Watson's (Hermione Granger) third and final collection for People Tree, the fair trade clothing organization she has been collaborating with since 2009.

Miss Watson said she began designing the outfits shortly after beginning university in the U.S.Continued...

HP Cast

Rupert Grint, Richard Griffiths Attend South Bank Sky Arts Awards

Posted by: Stephanie_J
January 27, 2011, 06:39 PM

Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) and Richard Griffiths (Vernon Dursley) were in attendance on Tuesday at the South Bank Sky Arts Awards. The ceremony took place at the Dorchester Hotel in London and was broadcast later in the evening on the Sky Arts channel.

Grint was a presenter duringContinued...

Books

Do you go to any Harry Potter club meet-ups? - Leakypedia Page of the Day

Posted by: John
January 25, 2011, 08:29 PM

I'm asking about Harry Potter clubs today because according to the Leakypedia, only 5 Harry Potter clubs seem to exist. But that can't be right, can it? How many clubs can we get into the Leakypedia in the next 24 hours? That's what I want to know.

75 MyLeaky Points for theContinued...

Film Awards

"Deathly Hallows: Part 1" Nominated for Two Academy Awards (Updated)

Posted by: Rosi
January 25, 2011, 09:42 AM

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences this morning released the nominations for the 83rd Academy Awards. "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" was nominated for two Oscars.

The film is up for the Art Direction award, facing competition from "Alice in Wonderland", "Inception",Continued...

Books

What is the deal with Argus Filch?

Posted by: John
January 24, 2011, 08:04 PM

Argus Filch is the favorite Potter character of a good friends of mine - no particular reason why. Thinking of Filch recently had me wondering, why would Dumbledore (or was it Armando Dippet) hire someone to a job as tedious and complex as being caretaker of a magical school to a squib? A poor old squib,Continued...

Leaky

January Edition of The Quibbler Now Online

Posted by: Rosi
January 23, 2011, 10:47 PM

The January issue of The Quibbler, Leaky's monthly publication for "news that no-one else will publish", is now available for download. January's edition features articles on Muggle Music, the new sign of the Zodiac and an Animagus Fox, among others.

Regular favourites such as Aberforth's page three girls,Continued...

Scribbulus

Scribbulus Releases 2011 Calls for Essays

Posted by: Rosi
January 23, 2011, 10:28 PM

Scribbulus, Leaky's essay project, have released new call dates for 2011. The project is asking fans to write and submit quality essays on the following subjects:

June 1, 2011 "Harry & Me"
Harry Potter is one of the most popular novel series in the world.  Readers of Harry Potter often reflect onContinued...

Charity

Helping Haiti Heal Anniversary LiveStream and Signed JKR Books Prize Pull!

Posted by: Melissa
January 23, 2011, 03:03 PM

It has been a year since the Harry Potter fandom came together to raise $123,000 for the victims of the Haiti earthquakes, and we are celebrating by, finally, raffling off the full signed set of J.K. Rowling books - which means you have about TWO HOURS to enter to win thisContinued...

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"Deathly Hallows: Part 1" DVD to be Released April 11, Special Features Revealed

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Posted by: Mel
January 22, 2011, 08:12 PM

The BBFC has come out with the release date of the "Deathly Hallows: Part 1" DVD, which will be April 11th, as well as the special features that will be on the DVD:

Deleted Scenes
The Burrow's Shed: Ron Discusses Radios with Mr. Weasley
The Dursley House: Harry and AuntContinued...

Legal

Afshan Azad's Brother Put in Jail

Posted by: Mel
January 22, 2011, 12:36 AM

The brother of Afshan Azad (Padma Patil) has been put in jail for assaulting Ms. Azad June of last year:

The brother of Harry Potter actress Afshan Azad was jailed on Friday for six months for attacking his sister after discovering she was dating a non-Muslim.

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The actress, who now lives in London, had asked theContinued...

Books

How many magical objects can you name?

Posted by: John
January 20, 2011, 06:26 PM

Something new today for Leakypedia Page of the day, How many magical objects can you name and define? Our Magical Objects page seems to currently only contain Horcruxes.. (gross.)

Everyone who contributed good info to this page (on the Leakypedia!) will receive 15 points for every defined magical object onContinued...

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