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Video: Emma Watson and J. K. Rowling Discuss the Casting of Hermione

Posted by: Edward
October 12, 2011, 07:07 PM

A new clip from the forthcoming "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Blu-ray DVD has made its way online and features author J. K. Rowling and actress Emma Watson discussing the character of Hermione coming from book to the screen. In one moment, Miss Watson recallsContinued...


Video Preview for Warner Bros. Studio Tour Cast Web Chat

Posted by: Edward
October 12, 2011, 06:01 PM

WB has sent over a quick video showcasing the actors set to take part in tomorrow's Warner Bros. Studios Video Fan Web Chat.  Check out the actors saying "Hello!" below:

Actors scheduled to take part in the video web chat include:
  • Julie Walters (Mrs. Weasley)
  • Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy)Continued...


Cheryl Klein Describes Her Role as Continuity Editor for the Harry Potter Books

Posted by: Edward
October 12, 2011, 05:53 PM

Scholastic Senior Editor and Continuity Editor for the "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" and "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" books, Cheryl Klein, has given an interview with The Rusty Key, speaking about her role and experiences in workingContinued...


Harry Potter Ultimate Edition Blu-rays Coming Soon to the UK

Posted by: Stephanie_J
October 12, 2011, 12:03 AM

According to new listings on the HMV website, Blu-ray Ultimate Editions of the first six Harry Potter films will soon be coming to the UK. Up until recently, these collector's editions have only been available in the U.S.

HMV currently lists the release date for the Ultimate EditionsContinued...


Dan Radcliffe Joins Scream Awards Harry Potter Farewell Event in NYC This Friday

Posted by: Edward
October 11, 2011, 05:08 PM

Actor Dan Radcliffe has been revealed the special guest scheduled to appear as part of Spike TV's Scream Awards Harry Potter Farewell event in New York City this Friday, October 14th.  As readers will recall, fans were asked to take part by dressing up likeContinued...

HP Cast

Warner Bros. Studio Tour Video Web Chat with Harry Potter Cast Members on October 13

Posted by: Edward
October 11, 2011, 03:17 PM

Harry Potter fans will be treated to an exclusive video web chat with cast members from the Harry Potter film on October 13th at 10am EST (3pm BST) to mark the opening of ticket sales for the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter.  Actors scheduledContinued...


Emma Watson Talks "Perks of Being a Wallflower"

Posted by: Mel
October 10, 2011, 10:29 PM

In a new article, Emma Watson discusses the challenges that went into acting in "Perks of Being a Wallflower," particularly nailing the Americanisms in the film:

"I was very nervous before we started shooting. I was very nervous about the American accent," she told a handful of reporters outside PetersContinued...


Read "Prisoner of Azkaban" with the HP Reading Club, and "The Woman in Black" with Jo's Book Nook

Posted by: Mel
October 10, 2011, 07:27 PM

Feeling the need to read? Then join a book discussion at one (or both) of Leaky's book clubs. The Harry Potter Book Club will be rereading an old favorite, Prisoner of Azkaban, while Jo's Book Nook will be reading The Woman in Black by Susan Hill. As youContinued...


Winners for the Room of Requirement Contest Announced

Posted by: Mel
October 10, 2011, 07:20 PM

The winners for last month's Room of Requirement Contest have been announced!

First Place: agarwalsonika7

For me, the Room of Requirement will work like Google. It'll provide information, moving images, maps and answer all my questions. I'll see videos in the form of a memory of the personContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Pottermore Names Charlie Redmayne as CEO

Posted by: Edward
October 10, 2011, 10:37 AM

The Bookseller is reporting that Charlie Redmayne, HarperCollins' Executive Vice-President and Chief Digital Officer, is set to become Pottermore's CEO on November 7th.  The report quotes Neil Blair, Ms. Rowling's longtime agent and Chairman of Pottermore, as saying Redmayne is Continued...


Warner Bros. Studio Tour -- The Making of Harry Potter Fan Priority Tickets Now Available

Posted by: Rosi
October 10, 2011, 09:15 AM

Fan Priority Tickets for the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London -- The Making of Harry Potter are now available before they go on sale to the general public. To snap up some tickets use the exclusive URL and password which you can find  on the official website at this link and hereContinued...


Rupert Grint to Appear at Harry Potter Home Entertainment Celebration; Wins at BBC Radio 1's Teen Awards

Posted by: Edward
October 09, 2011, 11:11 PM

We have two bits of Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) news to share with you this evening.  First, Mr. Grint has been added to the list of Harry Potter cast members scheduled to appear at WB's Harry Potter Home Entertainment Celebration, formallyContinued...


A Statistical Analysis of Quidditch

Posted by: Mel
October 09, 2011, 08:08 PM

For a little fun to wrap up your weekend, a sports blog has posted an interesting, statistically oriented look at the game of Quidditch:

Gryffindor is always considered the best team, but why do they always lose to Hufflepuff? After Harry’s nigh immediate Snitch catch in his first year during the Snape-refereedContinued...

Video Games

Trailer for LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 Released

Posted by: Mel
October 09, 2011, 07:12 PM

The first trailer for the upcoming video game LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 is now available to view here or below! The trailer features various action scenes from "Order of the Phoenix," "Half-Blood Prince," and "Deathly Hallows."

Many thanks to everyone who emailed!


PotterCast 243: Pick on Pottermore

Posted by: Edward
October 08, 2011, 10:22 PM

PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, is back with a brand new episode of over an hour of Harry Potter news, discussion, and fun with hosts Melissa, John, and Frak!  In this episode, the Trio delve into the latest news, including the Quidditch World Cup, Dan Radcliffe and J.K. Rowling's interview on the "DeathlyContinued...

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