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Temporary Addition to Warn Bros Studio Tour

Posted by: Catherine
September 20, 2012, 06:42 AM

From October 27 to November 4, The Making of Harry Potter dark arts sets will be added to the tour. SnitchSeeker reports:

Secrets behind the Dark Arts will be revealed for the first time this half-term at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter. For one week only visitors willContinued...


Emma Watson Talks about her Three Latest Projects with MTV

Posted by: Catherine
September 20, 2012, 06:32 AM

A couple of new videos have surfaced of Emma Watson and her Perks of Being a Wallflower co-stars, chatting with MTV about the challenges of their roles. Emma Watson commented on her involvement in The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Noah (Watson and Logan Lerman are also co-stars)Continued...

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Hermione Granger!

Posted by: Mel
September 19, 2012, 08:19 PM

September 19th marks the birthday of Hermione Granger, the brightest witch of her age. Please join us in wishing Hermione a very happy birthday and in hoping she gets many new books as gifts!


Harry Potter Wizard's Collection: Leaky Review (Part 2)

Posted by: Rosi
September 19, 2012, 04:39 PM

Leaky now brings you the second part of our Harry Potter Wizard's Collection review (you can read the first part at this link) with a look at the physical presentation of the collection and what it adds to the viewing experience. Watch a video of Rosi unboxing the Wizard's Collection below orContinued...


Daniel Radcliffe Talks Post-Potter films with MTV

Posted by: Catherine
September 19, 2012, 08:33 AM

Daniel Radcliffe was interviewed by MTV about his post-Potter projects. He talked about his role in Horns, and working with director Alexandre Aja. Radcliffe talked about returning to a fantasy genre in Horns, but the role being very different from Harry Potter. A video of this can be seen below. Continued...


Pottermore: New Chapters of CoS

Posted by: Catherine
September 18, 2012, 08:05 PM

The newest installment of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets has finally arrived on Pottermore! Pottermore members can now explore Chapters 5 (The Whomping Willow) through 11 (The Dueling Club). Enjoy!

(Thank you Nealie Zealbie for the tip!)


Pottermore one of "Times" 50 Best Websites of 2012

Posted by: Catherine
September 18, 2012, 04:25 PM

Time has released their list of 50 Best Websites of 2012. Pottermore has made the list! Pottermore was one of the six websites selected for the "Family and Kids" category. Time Techland reports:

After seven books and eight movies, J.K. Rowling left millions of Muggles wanting more HarryContinued...


Video: Dan Radcliffe in Trevor Project Live Chat

Posted by: Mel
September 16, 2012, 07:10 PM

As readers may recall, Daniel Radcliffe participated in The Trevor Project's "Talk to Me" campaign today. For an hour Radcliffe answered questions submitted by young adults and chosen by the Trevor Project's Youth Advisory Council. 

You can watch the entire hour long conversation here or below.Continued...


(UPDATE)New Stills of Evanna Lynch in Sky 1's "Sinbad"

Posted by: Catherine
September 16, 2012, 06:23 PM

New promotional stills have appeared online of Evanna Lynch as her character Ahlena in her new TV show Sinbad. 

The pictures show Ahlena and her mother (as played by Orla Brady), and are stills from episode 12 of season one, which premieres September 23 on Sky1.

These photos can be seen below. Continued...


Harry Potter Wizard's Collection: Leaky Review (Part 1)

Posted by: Edward
September 14, 2012, 11:44 PM

This past week, Warner Bros. released the ultimate collection of the Harry Potter films: the Harry Potter Wizard's Collection.  This box set is the culmination of 13 years of film-making, and everything a Potter fan could hope for.  Leaky was able to get a review copy of the boxed setContinued...


Video: Daniel Radcliffe Talks "The F Word"

Posted by: Mel
September 14, 2012, 07:06 PM

Etalk recently interviewed Daniel Radcliffe on the set of his new film, "The F Word." In the interview Radcliffe discusses the film, as well as things he likes to do around the Toronto area, and his upcoming film, "Horns." You can watch the interview here or below. Many thanks to SnitchSeeker for the tip!Continued...


Daniel Radcliffe to give a Live Talk for the Trevor Project

Posted by: Catherine
September 14, 2012, 06:28 AM

It has been reported that Daniel Radcliffe is to "participate in a live online discussion" about raising awareness on the prevention of suicide. The Trevor Projects "Talk to Me" campaign is hosting the live chat on Google+ Hangout, and will have questions that were submitted by youngContinued...


JK Rowling Special on ABC

Posted by: Catherine
September 14, 2012, 06:12 AM

J.K. Rowling's first US televised interview about The Casual Vacancy will be with ABC News' Cynthia McFadden. This "exclusive" interview is to air on ABC's Good Morning America (7:00-9:00 AM), World News with Diane Sawyer (6:30 PM), and Nightline (11:35 PM-12:00 AM) on Wednesday, September 26.The interview willContinued...


Bonnie Wright to Do Performance Benefiting Oxfam on October 14th

Posted by: Mel
September 13, 2012, 08:43 PM

Bonnie Wright will be performing at the Oxford Playhouse on October 14th, as a part of Eight Stories High:

Seventy years ago, not far from Oxford Playhouse, a small group of people were moved by stories of poverty and suffering. They wanted to make a difference, so they created Oxfam.Continued...


Jk Rowling Specials on BBC2, BBC Radio 4

Posted by: Catherine
September 13, 2012, 06:29 AM

JK Rowling is to be interviewed about her new novel, The Casual Vacancy (to be released on September 27), on BBC2 and BBC Radio 4. Both shows will broadcast the week of her novels release. On Wednesday, September 26, at 10:00-10:30 PM, BBC 2 will air their special: JK Rowling - Writing For Grown-Ups: A CultureContinued...

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