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Contests

Win Tickets to See "Potted Potter"

Posted by: Mel
February 28, 2012, 07:10 PM

Residents of Ontario who live in the Greater Toronto Area and Southwestern Ontario can enter to win tickets to "Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience" for the show on March 25th. Enter here for a chance to win.

"Potted Potter" is a two man show that condenses all the Harry Potter books into a single 70Continued...

Charity

More Harry Potter Actors Doodle for National Doodle Day

Posted by: Mel
February 28, 2012, 07:02 PM

Yesterday we reported that Robbie Coltrane (Hagrid), Nick Moran (Scabior), Richard Griffiths (Uncle Vernon), and Jessie Cave (Lavender Brown) will be partaking in this year's National Doodle Day. Since yesterday, a few more Harry Potter alums have submitted doodles! Matthew Lewis (NevilleContinued...

Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Edward!

Posted by: Melissa
February 28, 2012, 12:34 AM

Today we celebrate the birthday of our senior editor Edward! We hope you'll all join us in wishing him a great day, which we're very happy came just one day short of the leap-year curse. No fun celebrating once every four years! :P Happy day Edward, we love you!

Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Edward!

Posted by: Melissa
February 28, 2012, 12:34 AM

Today we celebrate the birthday of our senior editor Edward! We hope you'll all join us in wishing him a great day, which we're very happy came just one day short of the leap-year curse. No fun celebrating once every four years! :P Happy day Edward, we love you!

Books

Harry Potter E-Books to be Available to Schools and Libraries

Posted by: Mel
February 27, 2012, 07:37 PM

Pottermore and OverDrive, "a leading distributor for the school and library market," have entered into an agreement that will allow the entire Harry Potter series to be freely available to students and library patrons:

OverDrive director of marketing David Burleigh said the e-books andContinued...

Charity

Harry Potter Actors Participate in National Doodle Day

Posted by: Mel
February 27, 2012, 07:29 PM

Robbie Coltrane (Hagrid), Nick Moran (Scabior), Richard Griffiths (Uncle Vernon), and Jessie Cave (Lavender Brown) have submitted a doodle for this year's National Doodle Day. Their doodles, along with others submitted by celebrities, will be auctioned on eBay starting March 2nd to raise moneyContinued...

Radcliffe

Dan Radcliffe in Bullett Magazine

Posted by: Mel
February 26, 2012, 08:39 PM

Dan Radcliffe recently did an interview and photoshoot for Bullett Magazine. The photoshoot shows Radcliffe in a lot of fun and Hollywood star-esque shots, and those images can be seen here and here in our galleries. The interview itself, which can be read here, has Radcliffe discussing "The Woman in Black," asContinued...

Wright

New Image of Bonnie Wright and David Thewlis in "Separate We Come, Separate We Go"

Posted by: Mel
February 26, 2012, 08:30 PM

We have a new behind the scenes image of Bonnie Wright and David Thewlis (Remus Lupin) in their upcoming short film "Separate We Come, Separate We Go." The film will be part of the LCC Graduate Film project and is being directed by Wright. You can see the image hereContinued...

Phelps

Happy Birthday, James and Oliver Phelps!

Posted by: Mel
February 25, 2012, 07:04 PM

A very happy birthday goes out to actors James and Oliver Phelps, who play our favorite mischief making twins in Harry Potter. The Phelps brothers turn 26 today. Warm birthday wishes from everyone at Leaky!

DH Film

Harry Potter Make-Up Team Discusses the Epilogue

DH Film
Posted by: Mel
February 25, 2012, 06:56 PM

In a new article from Entertainment Weekly the make-up team for the Harry Potter films discusses all the hard work that went into aging the actors for the Epilogue in "Deathly Hallows: Part 2":

Old age makeup is tricky. “Ninety percent of the time, it attracts attention to itself,” Dudman pointsContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling's Twitter Following Passes 1M Mark

Posted by: Melissa
February 24, 2012, 08:17 PM

She has only tweeted nine times, and mostly to say she is spending her time with paper and pen as a better companion than digital communication. With yesterday's announcement that she will be publishing something not-Harry-Potter-related for the first time, J.K. Rowling sent out another tweet to confirm the storyContinued...

Books

J.K. Rowling Tweets: New book "later this year"

Posted by: Melissa
February 24, 2012, 09:12 AM

A small update this morning from J.K. Rowling's Twitter indicates her book will be out this year:


As you may have heard, I have a new book out later this year. Very different to Harry, although I’ve enjoyed writing it every bit as much.

Books

No Auction for J.K. Rowling's New Novel

Posted by: Melissa
February 23, 2012, 12:36 PM

Though it would seem that a new novel by J.K. Rowling, brought to a new publisher, would incite the mother of all bidding wars, an Associated Press report has indicated that there was no auction for the book.

Rowling's agent, Neil Blair, would not disclose financial details of the deal but said there had beenContinued...

Books

Bloomsbury to Publish Illustrated Versions of Harry Potter Books

Posted by: Melissa
February 23, 2012, 12:32 PM

In an Associated Press story about the new adult J.K. Rowling book, Bloomsbury has revealed future plans for the Harry Potter novels:

"...we intend to publish illustrated editions of all seven Harry Potter books in a rolling program from 2013 onwards in addition to our partnershipContinued...

Books

J.K. Rowling's Next Novel Announced, Written for Adults

Posted by: Melissa
February 23, 2012, 09:28 AM

UPDATE: jkrowling.com is being "refreshed and redesigned" and will be opened again later this spring. An e-mail list has been added to the Web site's interface for readers to subscribe to updates.

J.K. Rowling's agency, the Blair Partnership, announced this morning that the Harry Potter author will beContinued...

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