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Happy New Year! A Review of a Year of Potter

Posted by: Catherine
December 31, 2012, 01:15 PM

2012 was the first year in which neither a new Potter novel nor Potter film was released, but that has not slowed us--the mighty fandom--down one bit. In fact, we thrived on a year full of Harry Potter news and excitement. Pottermore kept the fandom feed with new content from J.K. Rowling in its releaseContinued...

Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Melissa!

Posted by: John
December 27, 2012, 01:20 AM

December 27th is here! For those of you following along at home over the years you might know the 27th to be yet another December holiday at Leaky... Melissa Anelli's Birthday! I hope everyone enjoys the day, but most of all I hope Melissa has a great birthday, filled with friends and family and many inches of snow! EverybodyContinued...

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Emma Watson in new Lancôme Advertisement

Posted by: Catherine
December 26, 2012, 11:08 PM

A new advertisement for Lancôme, featuring Emma Watson, has been released. The advertisement highlights a few new products in Lancôme's new In Love make-up line. This picture can be seen below. NY Daily News reports:

With turquoise-rimmed eyes and bright pink lips,Continued...

News

Merry Christmas

Posted by: Catherine
December 26, 2012, 10:28 PM

Here at Leaky, we hope you had a very merry and magical Christmas yesterday! A post went up yesterday morning, but due to technical difficulties it never seemed to have appeared on the main page. Wishing you all the best and we hope Santa was good to all of you and delivered each of you a Weasley sweater!

J.K. Rowling

Pottermore Adds Exclusive Content on Floo Powder

Posted by: Mel
December 26, 2012, 08:44 PM

The Pottermore Insider has reported that new exclusive content from J. K. Rowling on the subject of Floo Powder has been added to Pottermore. This content can be found Chapter Four of Chamber of Secrets:

If you've ever wanted to know who produces Floo powder, or the consequences of using a homemadeContinued...

News

Emma Watson featured in "This is the End" trailer

Posted by: Catherine
December 22, 2012, 05:57 PM

It has been reported that Emma Watson was to make a cameo in a movie about an apocalypse, This Is The End. The first scene of this movie has been released, and the full movie trailer was expected to make its debut yesterday. A glimpse of Emma Watson can be see in this clip, as sheContinued...

J.K. Rowling

First Chapters of "Prisoner of Azkaban" Now on Pottermore

Posted by: Mel
December 20, 2012, 08:46 PM

The first seven chapters of "Prisoner of Azkaban" have been added to Pottermore:


The first chapters of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban have now been unlocked on Pottermore.com. 

Board the Knight Bus, enlist the help of Sir Cadogan, attend a Defence Against the Dark Arts lesson,Continued...

Charity

Project for Awesome: Vote for the HPA!

Posted by: Melissa
December 19, 2012, 01:06 AM

If you have been living under a rock or a similarly YouTube-less planet for the past couple days, you don't know about Project For Awesome, which is basically the best thing to happen on the Internet. Project for Awesome started in late 2007 as a way to use the YouTube algorithm for good: to use the crowdContinued...

J.K. Rowling

First Chapters of "Prisoner of Azkaban" Coming to Pottermore on December 20th

Posted by: Mel
December 17, 2012, 08:39 PM

The Pottermore Insider has announced that the first few chapters of "Prisoner of Azkaban" will be up on Pottermore this Thursday, December 20th.


The Pottermore Insider has also released a sneak peak at one of the Moments that will be shown in the chapters: Hagrid's FirstContinued...

Events

Harry Potter Shop at Platform 9 3/4 Press Preview, Video

Posted by: Rosi
December 15, 2012, 09:24 PM

As we told you earlier in the week, The Harry Potter Shop at Platform 9 3/4 opened to the public today after Warwick Davis (Professor Flitwick, Griphook) cut the ribbon and opened the shop to the press for a preview on Friday. Leaky was one of the lucky guests invited to have a look aroundContinued...

J.K. Rowling

"Prisoner of Azkaban" Coming Soon to Pottermore

Posted by: Mel
December 14, 2012, 08:41 PM

The tea leaves the Pottermore Insider posted last week have revealed an image of a rat, a Grim, and a hippogriff, which can only mean one thing - "Prisoner of Azkaban" is coming to Pottermore:

Recently you’ve been sharing your tea leaf predictions with us and now that the leaves have settled we canContinued...

Misc

Harry Potter Shop at Platform 9 3/4 to Open on December 15th

Posted by: Mel
December 14, 2012, 08:36 PM

A new Harry Potter merchandise shop will be opening in King's Cross Station tomorrow morning:

THE HARRY POTTER™ SHOP AT PLATFORM 9 ¾ will officially open its doors to the public on Saturday, 15th December 2012 at 7:30 am.

 

Situated near the platform 9 ¾ trolley at London’s newlyContinued...

News

Harry Potter Cast reunites for "mini-film" for Wizarding World

Posted by: Catherine
December 11, 2012, 05:52 PM

Harry Potter cast-members, officially including the trio (Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint) and Helena Bonham Carter thus far, have been reunited to shoot a "mini-film" for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter expansion. The film is set to be shown at the extension beingContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Something New Coming to Pottermore

Posted by: Mel
December 07, 2012, 08:50 PM

The Pottermore Insider has updated the site with a hint for things to come on Pottermore. They posted a picture of tea leaves, asking readers to make predictions based on what they see in the cups. Is this a simple test of your skills at Divination? Or a hint that "Prisoner of Azkaban" will be arriving soon onContinued...

Movies

Warner Bros. Studio Tour Adds Holiday Decorations

Posted by: Mel
December 03, 2012, 08:43 PM

Just as with during the Halloween season, the Warner Bros. Studio Tour will be adding a bit of holiday flare to the immersive sets and props they showcase from the Harry Potter films:

For the first time, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter will undergo a seasonal makeoverContinued...

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