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Happy Birthday, Remus Lupin

Posted by: Rosi
March 10, 2011, 02:18 AM

The calendar on J.K. Rowling's website has been updated to mark the 10th March birthday of Remus Lupin. Please join us at Leaky in wishing this werewolf a very happy day! Many happy returns, Moony!


EW's New Photos of Dan Radcliffe in "How to Succeed in Business..."

Posted by: Edward
March 09, 2011, 01:51 PM

Thanks to EW for letting us know of a preview of a feature in their next issue on actor Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and his upcoming return to Broadway role in "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying."  The full article, which can be read right here, features new photosContinued...


Happy Birthday, Doris!

Posted by: Melissa
March 09, 2011, 05:13 AM

Leaky's project manager, Doris Herrmann, has a birthday today! We are forever grateful since Doris came to the site and started helping us get the trains running on time. Sometimes she drives them herself. Today, we are making her take a day off and celebrate a fabulous day! Help us wish her a great one everyone!


Winners of the New Magical Creature Contest Announced

Posted by: Rosi
March 09, 2011, 03:43 AM

In February our Contest Team invited you to take part in their New Magical Creature Contest, which asked you to provide a description of 100 words or less of two likely creatures Hagrid has paired and what they have produced. After receiving many great entries, the judges have now picked theContinued...


Royal Mail Releases Lord Voldemort and Albus Dumbledore 1st Class Stamps Today (Updated)

Posted by: Rosi
March 08, 2011, 11:15 AM

The Royal Mail have issued their range of "Magical Realms" stamps today, Tuesday 8th March, including two 1st Class stamps featuring Michael Gambon and Ralph Fiennes as Albus Dumbledore and Lord Voldemort respectively. Update: You can now find images of the stamps rightContinued...


The Quest on Leakypedia

Posted by: John
March 07, 2011, 10:34 PM

It's been a couple days since we introduced you to the new website "The Quest," the new interactive website Warner Bros. has launched for Potter fans. Have you had a chance to check it out yet? A full Leaky review is on the way, but in the meantime it is today's Leakypedia Page of the Day. Let us know what you think itsContinued...


Emma Watson Putting University on Hold

Posted by: Stephanie_J
March 07, 2011, 05:06 PM

Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) posted a message on her official website today announcing that she will be taking a break from her studies at Brown University to focus on the final round of "Deathly Hallows" promotion and other projects.

As you know, I love Brown and I love studying pretty much more than anythingContinued...


New Books for Harry Potter Book Club, Jo's Book Nook

Posted by: Rosi
March 06, 2011, 09:47 PM

As it is now a new month, our book clubs at the Leaky Lounge have picked new books to read and discuss. The Harry Potter Book Club is reading Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Revisit the sixth book in the series in good company here at the Leaky Lounge.

Our non-Harry Potter book club, Jo'sContinued...


PotterCast 235: Harry Potter Today

Posted by: Edward
March 05, 2011, 10:39 PM

Melissa, John and Frak are back this weekend for a brand new episode of our Harry Potter podcast, PotterCast.  This week, Harry Potter in the world today is our theme, but first, we have for you news on the very latest in Potter.  Following this, we have some quick fire canon conclundruming; a specialContinued...


Emma Watson and People Tree S/S '11 Launched; "Pure Threads" Capsule Collection with Alberta Ferretti Launched

Posted by: Rosi
March 05, 2011, 01:16 PM

Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) has been hurtling forwards in the fashion world recently, having just launched her Spring/Summer '11 collaboration with People Tree and unveiled her capsule collection with Alberta Ferretti.



"How to Succeed in Business..." Round Up: Appearances and Film Possibilities

Posted by: Rosi
March 05, 2011, 12:42 PM

News continues to pour in about "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying", the Broadway musical in which Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) stars as a lead. The musical is currently in previews at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre and opens on the 27th of March. FollowingContinued...

DH Film

Image of Battered and Bloody Neville Holding the Sword of Gryffindor Appears Online

DH Film
Posted by: Edward
March 04, 2011, 08:35 PM

At the request of WB, this image has been removed.

The final installment of the last Harry Potter film will be released this July.


Fun Friday: Some Library Reading Material

Posted by: Edward
March 04, 2011, 06:35 PM

One creative college student solved the problem of what to do if Moaning Myrtle leaves your favorite lavatory reading material soggy.  PostSecret featured this image of the entire first chapter of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone written on a bathroom wall.

A picture of a bathroom stall where someone has written the e... on Twitpic

This is the latest installment of FunContinued...


Spring 2012 Opening for WB's Studio Tour London: The Making of Harry Potter

Posted by: Edward
March 03, 2011, 03:34 PM

Official details have been announced regarding the much anticipated Harry Potter Studio Tour at Leavesden Studios, which will open to the public in the Spring of 2012, WB said today in a press release.  This tour of the sound stages and sets which comprise the worldContinued...

DH Film

"Deathly Hallows: Part 1" Blu-ray Trailer Now Online

DH Film
Posted by: Stephanie_J
March 02, 2011, 01:06 PM

Entertainment Weekly has released a trailer for the Blu-ray release of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" including a first look at some of the bonus features and deleted scenes. Catch a glimpse of some never-before-seen footage from Part 1 right here!

Below is a complete list of theContinued...

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