Leaky News Archives for July 2012
The shrewd Slytherin House has won the very first Pottermore House Cup!
Eric Sykes, who portrayed Frank Bryce in "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," passed away peacefully yesterday morning. BBC News reports:
"Eric Sykes, 89, star of TV, stage and films, died peacefully this morning after a short illness," said Norma Farnes. "His family were with him."
Sykes found fameContinued...
It's time for our fifth annual two part riddles contest. The rules have been slightly updated since last year so be sure to read carefully.
Little, Brown Book Group has released the cover art for J.K. Rowling's adult novel, The Casual Vacancy. You can view the cover art below or here. The company also provided more detail of the "audio reader and confirmed page extent":
Pottermore has announced the estimated release of Harry Potter eBooks in Japanese. The site stated:
The Harry Potter eBooks will be available in Japanese this summer - at the same time the Pottermore Shop will be launching in Japanese. Further announcements regarding the Shop opening date will be madeContinued...
Pottermore Insider has arranged a new poll for fans to vote for which Quidditch position they would play. The excerpt reads:
In Chapter Ten of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Harry learns about the Bludgers, the Quaffle, the Golden Snitch, and the various positions on a Quidditch team. We’ve seenContinued...
Potted Potter, the off-Broadway Harry Potter parody show, has extended its run at the Little Shubert Theatre until September 2, 2012, according to Broadway.com.
The show opened on June 3 and was originally scheduled to finish on August 12. Tickets can be purchased at this link.
In Potted Potter,Continued...
Tuesday 03 July
Chamber of Secrets update:
This week, we're finalising artwork for Chapter Eight, The Deathday Party.
Pottermore Insider sent out a news alert with an update on the progress of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. The post reads:
Over the past few weeks on the Continued...
The first pictures of Alan Rickman in the film CBGB have surfaced.