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Daniel Radcliffe talks Fame and (Not) Fortune, and Life after Potter

Posted by: Catherine
November 28, 2012, 09:13 PM

In a new (extensive) interview with The Telegraph, Daniel Radcliffe had a long chat about being a grown-up child super-star. There are many draw backs and perks of course, but Radcliffe talks about keeping life relatively normal as he moves on from Harry Potter. RadcliffeContinued...


Cyber Monday Special: Sale on "Finding Hogwarts" DVD/Blu-ray

Posted by: Edward
November 26, 2012, 06:36 PM

A quick note today for those looking for extra Cyber Monday sales today: Fan documentary "Finding Hogwarts" is offering their DVD and Blu-rays for 30% off this Cyber Monday at  The film ships worldwide and is encoded for all regions.

"Finding Hogwarts" is a documentaryContinued...


Charlie Redmayne (CEO of Pottermore) Interview

Posted by: Catherine
November 26, 2012, 04:27 PM

Charlie Redmayne, the CEO of J.K. Rowling's Pottermore, sat down for an interview with Bookseller. Mr. Redmayne is going to be a keynote speaker for The FutureBook Conference. Charlie Redmayne talks about all the work that has gone into Pottermore this past year, the Wonderbook: Book of Spells, andContinued...


Happy Thanksgiving

Posted by: Catherine
November 22, 2012, 09:42 AM

From all of us to all of you, here at Leaky we would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! Today, and every day, we are thankful for all of you--you make The Leaky Cauldron, THE Leaky Cauldron. This site wouldn't be what it is without you. Have a Happy Thanksgiving!


Video: "Young Doctor's Notebook" Clip

Posted by: Mel
November 21, 2012, 08:37 PM

Sky Arts has released a clip from an upcoming episode of "A Young Doctor's Notebook," which will star Dan Radcliffe and Jon Hamm. You can watch the clip here or below, where Radcliffe's character panics over not knowing what to do for a hernia. "A Young Doctor's Notebook" will premiere on Sky Arts on DecemberContinued...


J.K. Rowling adds Bath, England to her "Casual Vacancy" Tour

Posted by: Catherine
November 21, 2012, 10:01 AM

J.K. Rowling has been covering a lot of press events and book festivals to promote her new adult novel, The Casual Vacancy. Her seemingly last event was in her home town of Edinburgh, Scotland earlier this month. Now, according to Southwest Business, J.K. Rowling will be attending Bath'sContinued...


Pottermore Update

Posted by: Catherine
November 21, 2012, 09:37 AM

 Pottermore has been very active recently. First, The Tales of Beedle the Bard is now available in eBook format from the Pottermore shop. (All proceeds from eBook sales with still benefit Lumos). Information, and a video message from J.K. Rowling (which can be seen below), can be found here. The Pottermore ShopContinued...


New "Young Doctor's Notebook" Promos

Posted by: Mel
November 16, 2012, 08:48 PM

There are three new promotional videos for "A Young Doctor's Notebook," a mini-series which will star Dan Radcliffe and Jon Hamm. The clips which you can watch below show a few short moments from the series, which will begin on December 6th on Sky Arts. Sky Arts has also released a synopsis of the first episode:Continued...


10 Year Anniversary of "Chamber of Secrets" Movie Release

Posted by: Mel
November 15, 2012, 08:56 PM

On November 15th, 2002, "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" was released in theatres across the US and UK. The "Chamber of Secrets" film came nearly a year to the day after "Philosopher's/Sorcerer's Stone" was released in 2001. "Chamber of Secrets" introduced us to Mr. Weasley (MarkContinued...


Video: Daniel Radcliffe in "Robot Chicken"

Posted by: Mel
November 13, 2012, 08:58 PM

Daniel Radcliffe voiced a few characters for a recent episode of the Adult Swim show Robot Chicken. You can watch him in Robot Chicken here or below. 

In the show he plays both a teenager calling out for Kool-Aid and Thomas the Tank Engine. This video contains adult content so please be forewarned.Continued...


Warner Bros. Announced the Harry Potter Wish List

Posted by: Mel
November 13, 2012, 08:54 PM

Along with a new and improved online Harry Potter Shop, Warner Bros. has announced improvements to their Harry Potter Wish List. Now fans can create a wish list for Harry Potter merchandise that their friends and family can view.

Many of the great new features on the Harry Potter Wish List include:Continued...


Emma Watson in new Lancôme "In Love" promotions

Posted by: Catherine
November 12, 2012, 09:23 PM

Emma Watson is taking part in promoting Lancôme's new makeup collection, In Love. Photo shoots and filming are underway for the spring 2013 promotions for this new line. A few photos from these shoots have been released online, and can be seen here. SnitchSeeker reported:

Emma’s favouritesContinued...


Sir Kenneth Branagh Receives his British Knighthood Medal

Posted by: Catherine
November 10, 2012, 11:04 AM

Sir Kenneth Branagh (Professor Gilderoy Lockhart) officially received his Knighthood medal from Queen Elizabeth II on Friday. The investiture ceremony took place at Buckingham Palace. The announcement of Mr. Branagh's knighting was released last June; the actor spoke very graciously uponContinued...


"A Young Doctor's Notebook" Trailer

Posted by: Mel
November 09, 2012, 08:40 PM

The trailer for Daniel Radcliffe's upcoming mini-series, "A Young Doctor's Notebook" can now be seen here or below. "A Young Doctor's Notebook" will start to air on Sky on December 6th.

Many thanks to SnitchSeeker for the tip!

J.K. Rowling

Second Pottermore House Cup to be Awarded November 21st

Posted by: Mel
November 08, 2012, 08:37 PM

Pottermore Insider has announced that the second Pottermore House Cup will be awarded Wednesday, November 21st:

Help your house to victory by brewing potions found in Arsenius Jigger’s Magical Drafts and Potions and by challenging members of other houses to a duel. 

To kick things offContinued...

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