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Video: Trailer for "Labyrinth" Starring Tom Felton and John Hurt

Posted by: Mel
March 17, 2012, 07:04 PM

We now have the trailer for "Labyrinth," a mini-series starring Tom Felton and John Hurt (Ollivander). The mini-series is based on the book by Kate Mosse and concerns the quest for the Holy Grail. At this point we do not know what the air date is for the series.

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Felton

Tom Felton to Star in "Attachment"

Posted by: Mel
March 15, 2012, 07:14 PM

Tom Felton will be starring in the upcoming film, "Attachment," a movie about "a married teacher who shares a night of passion with one of her students. Felton will play the young man, who begins to stalk her and becomes her own daughter's boyfriend." Felton is also set to film "Therese Raquin" this year.

You canContinued...

Movies

New Pictures of the Warner Bros. Studio Tour

Posted by: Mel
March 15, 2012, 07:09 PM

We now have some new pictures of the Warner Bros. Studio Tour. The images can be seen here in our galleries and feature a look at Dumbledore's office, the Potions classroom, the Gryffindor dorm rooms, Diagon Alley, the Great Hall, the Burrow, and more. Enjoy!

Many thanks to SnitchSeeker. The Warner Bros.Continued...

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Rupert Grint Joins Cast of "The Drummer"

Posted by: Mel
March 14, 2012, 09:46 PM

Rupert Grint has just joined the cast of "The Drummer," a biopic about Beach Boys drummer Dennis Wilson. According to Variety, Grint will be playing "Stan Shapiro, a mail room intern at William Morris, who befriended Wilson during the last few years of the musician's life."

"The Drummer" will start filmingContinued...

Charity

IQA Releases Special Hunger Games District 9 3/4 T-Shirt

Posted by: Edward
March 14, 2012, 04:58 PM

Our friends at the IQA, International Quidditch Association, have designed and released a special T-Shirt to add a bit of the Harry Potter style for the upcoming "Hunger Games" film release.  Available in both men's and women's sizes, the T-Shirt is made out of deep heather green soft-styleContinued...

Fans

Platform 9 3/4 Gets Permanent Location at King's Cross Station

Posted by: Stephanie_J
March 14, 2012, 10:41 AM

The Platform 9 3/4 display at King's Cross in London finally has a permanent location after being shuffled around for several years while the station underwent major renovations.

According to the Huffington Post, the popular pilgrimage site for Harry Potter fans - which featuresContinued...

Movies

ABC Family March "Harry Potter" Marathon Begins Wednesday

Posted by: Stephanie_J
March 12, 2012, 08:38 PM

Beginning Wednesday, March 14, ABC Family will be kicking off a Harry Potter marathon, airing the first six movies through Sunday, March 18. Exclusive interviews with Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson will be interspersed throughout the marathon during commercial breaks.

The completeContinued...

Lewis Interviews

Matthew Lewis Talks Post-Potter Role, "The Syndicate"

Posted by: Stephanie_J
March 12, 2012, 12:04 PM

Actor Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom) recently spoke to the Press Association about his first post-Potter role in the BBC TV mini-series, "The Syndicate."

Lewis talks about how different his character Jamie is compared to Neville and his interest in taking part in the mini-series.

"Jamie is aContinued...

Movies

Contest to Win Tickets to Grand Opening of Leavesden Harry Potter Tour, Event to be Broadcast Live Online

Posted by: Stephanie_J
March 12, 2012, 10:14 AM

The countdown is on for the Grand Opening of Warner Bros. Studio Tour - The Making of Harry Potter at Leavesden Studios on Saturday, March 31. Details have been released today about a Grand Opening event that will be taking place that afternoon.Continued...

Contests

February Rubber Duck Contest Winners

Posted by: Stephanie_J
March 11, 2012, 06:37 PM

The challenge for Leaky's February contest was to design a rubber duck for Arthur Weasley. The winners have now been selected, and we're sure Mr. Weasley would have been overjoyed with all of your concepts!

First Place: perfectpasty - Flying Machine Duck

Second Place: ss19 - Multi-Function Duck

Third Place: DuckloverContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J. K. Rowling Is No Longer a Billionaire

Posted by: Mel
March 10, 2012, 06:51 PM

J. K. Rowling isn't a billionaire any longer due to the fact that she has given a reported $160 million to various charities and, of course, to her taxes:

The billionaires club has hit J.K. Rowling with a banishing spell. According to the newly updated Forbes Rich List, the Harry Potter author has gone fromContinued...

Movies

Harry Potter: The Exhibition Opening at Singapore's ArtScience Museum in June

Posted by: Stephanie_J
March 10, 2012, 02:59 PM

Harry Potter: The Exhibition will be making its first stop in Asia at the ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore from June 1 to September 30, 2012.

The traveling exhibition of props, costumes and set pieces from the Harry Potter films is currently at Sydney'sContinued...

Charity

Harry Potter Actors Create "Tamperines" for Sound It Out Charity

Posted by: Mel
March 09, 2012, 07:27 PM

Sound It Out, an organization which "brings together professional musicians to work alongside local participants of different ages, experience and ability," has asked celebrities to tamper with tambourines to create "tamperines" for their charity. A few Harry Potter actors have createdContinued...

Watson

MPAA Gives "Perks of Being a Wallflower" PG-13 Rating

Posted by: Mel
March 09, 2012, 07:18 PM

Emma Watson's upcoming film "Perks of Being a Wallflower," has been given a PG-13 rating by the MPAA. The MPAA had previously given the film an R rating, but this has since been changed:

Originally, the Classification and Rating Administration assigned the movie, which stars Emma Watson and PaulContinued...

Movies

Time-Lapse Video of Great Hall at Warner Bros. Studio Tour

Posted by: Mel
March 08, 2012, 07:12 PM

There is a new time-lapse video of the Great Hall being moved to its new location for the Warner Bros. Studio Tour, which opens March 31st. You can watch the video here or below. Enjoy!

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