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Matthew Lewis to Make West End Debut in "Our Boys"

Posted by: Stephanie_J
June 29, 2012, 10:09 PM

Actor Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom) will make his West End debut in the play, Our Boys, according to

The play tells the story of the tribulations, tedium and terror that young soldiers face when recovering from injuries incurred in the line of duty.
Our Boy begins performancesContinued...


Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson in Olympic Video

Posted by: Catherine
June 29, 2012, 09:31 AM

Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson are taking part in a video clip that will be played at the end of the Olympic games. The video will be five minutes long, and played at venues as spectators leave. The video contains messages from different stars. Brent&Kilburn Times reports:

Watson, who playedContinued...


Warwick Davis to Star in Bhojpuri film

Posted by: Catherine
June 29, 2012, 09:23 AM

Warwick Davis (Professor Flitwick) has joined a Bollywood cast for a film called Chingari. The film is to be produced and directed by Shrey Shrivastav, who confirmed that Davis would be playing "a journalist from an international channel, who is doing a documentary on Bihar police", as well as haveContinued...


Sale on to Celebrate Dobby's Birthday

Posted by: Mel
June 28, 2012, 06:59 PM

Today marks the birthday of Dobby, a very brave house-elf and dedicated friend of Harry Potter. Join Leaky in wishing a happy birthday to this sock loving elf.

Warner Bros. is celebrating Dobby's birthday with a sale on their site. The sale ends on July 3rd and features savings up to 20% off.

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling Attends Wimbledon

Posted by: Stephanie_J
June 27, 2012, 09:47 PM

J.K. Rowling made an appearance in the Royal Box during Tuesday's Wimbledon match between Andy Murray and Nikolay Davydenko.

Images of the author watching the tennis tournament can be found in the Leaky galleries.


Jessie Cave Interviewed by Digital Spy

Posted by: Catherine
June 26, 2012, 03:30 PM

Jessie Cave (Lavender Brown) was recently interviewed by Digital Spy. The interviews covers Jessie's hobbies of "making stuff", her friendship with Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood), and (of course) all things Harry Potter! Jessie Cave is currently working on several post-Potter projects, including GreatContinued...


Pottermore: Wonderbook Book of Spells Promo

Posted by: Catherine
June 26, 2012, 12:13 PM

Pottermore has officially launched Sony's Wonderbook: Book of Spells PS3 game. Pottermore Insider reports that players will be able to link their Pottermore accounts to the Book of Spell game. Pottermore Insider will be tracking the game's developement, and have uploaded the first promo trailerContinued...


Bloomsbury Launches Competition Celebrating 15 Years of Harry Potter

Posted by: Stephanie_J
June 26, 2012, 11:49 AM

Bloomsbury wants to know: are you the biggest Harry Potter fan?

The British publisher of the Harry Potter series is hosting a competition to find the biggest fan in the U.K. and Ireland. Fans will only be able to enter the competition by submitting an entry though participatingContinued...


"The Woman in Black" hits Number 1 on the Official Video Charts

Posted by: Catherine
June 25, 2012, 07:41 PM

Daniel Radcliffe's first post-Potter movie, The Woman in Black, has made it to the Number 1 spot on The Official Charts Company's Video Chart. Selling 200,000 copies in Blu-Ray and DVD, The Woman in Black is now Daniel Radcliffe's first chart-topping post-Potter project! The OfficialContinued...


Pottermore: Chamber of Secrets Update

Posted by: Catherine
June 25, 2012, 03:13 PM

As reported earlier, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is expected to come out this summer. Pottermore Insider has posted updates about the progress of the next book.

Monday 25 June

Chamber of Secrets update:
This week, we’re finalising artwork for Chapter Seven, Mudbloods and Murmurs, and Chapter Fifteen,Continued...


New Picture of Matthew Lewis in "Wasteland"

Posted by: Catherine
June 24, 2012, 01:45 PM

Update: The picture has been put up in the galleries!

Earlier this weekend, a new picture was released of Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottum) in his post-Potter film Wasteland. Wasteland is Molifilm's new crime drama. The movie is in the early stages of production, and has no theatrical release dateContinued...


Entertainment Round Up!

Posted by: Catherine
June 22, 2012, 10:15 PM

A number of Harry Potter stars have been in the news for post-Potter projects lately. Mark WIlliams and Katie Leung have become a part of the post-Potter rush.

Mark Williams (Mr. Weasley) is set to star in BBC's Father Brown. Father Brown is going to be a "ten-part" series set to begin next year. Digital SpyContinued...

Video Games

Poems and Spell Information to be Included in Book of Spells Game

Posted by: Mel
June 22, 2012, 07:01 PM

We have received more information what kind of new Harry Potter content we can expect with the upcoming video game Book of Spells. Russell Harding, the director of Book of Spells, spoke about what new writing from J. K. Rowling will be available in the game:

3 News: We have a lot of HarryContinued...


Contest to Compose Music for Next Harry Potter for Kinect Trailer

Posted by: Mel
June 21, 2012, 06:58 PM

WB Games is having a contest where fans can compose and submit a musical score to be used for the next Harry Potter for Kinect trailer:

WB Games is looking for a musical wizard to create a contemporary, up-beat and aspirational track for their next Harry Potter for Kinect video gameContinued...


Rumor: David Yates Interested in Directing "Tarzan"

Posted by: Catherine
June 21, 2012, 03:10 PM

Warner Bros. version of Tarzan is still in the very early stages of production, and is need of a director. It is rumored that David Yates and Susanna White (Nanny McPhee Returns) have taken an interest in directing the film. Deadline states:

Tarzan film at Warner Bros that I’m hearingContinued...

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