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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...


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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"Casual Vacancy" to Be Made into BBC Miniseries

Posted by: Melissa
December 03, 2012, 10:20 AM

The Casual Vacancy, J.K. Rowling's latest novel, will be made into a miniseries for the BBC, it's been reported today. BBC One and BBC Drama have entered an exclusive adaptation deal; it wil be produced by an independent production company produced by J.K. Rowling's agent, Neil Blair (on behalf ofContinued...


December Contest: Wizarding Holiday Story

Posted by: Mel
December 02, 2012, 08:41 PM

This month our contest is challenging you to share your favorite Wizarding Holiday story. To enter the contest write a 750 word (or less) story that answers this question: what holiday stories and beloved characters do wizard children grow up loving and asking to hear over and over again? 

Because ofContinued...


Daniel Radcliffe's New Official Site

Posted by: Catherine
December 02, 2012, 12:05 AM

Daniel Radcliffe has joined Google+, and created a new official web page that keeps track of all official Daniel Radcliffe doings! The page can be seen here. Radcliffe's cover photo (similar to that of Facebook) of his Google+ page is a photograph of a message that reads:

Hello Everyone.
So this is my firstContinued...

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J. K. Rowling Discusses David Cameron's Reaction to the Leveson Inquiry

Posted by: Mel
November 30, 2012, 08:44 PM

The Guardian has posted an essay by J. K. Rowling regarding UK Prime Minister David Cameron's decision to reject the Leveson proposal to regulate the news media. Rowling and other victims of the press participated in the Leveson Inquiry in 2011 to assess the ethics of the BritishContinued...


Wonderbook: Book of Spells Wiki Page

Posted by: Catherine
November 30, 2012, 08:40 PM

A new Wikipedia page has been made for Sony and J.K. Rowling's Wonderbook: Book of Spells Playstation video game! The new page can be viewed here.


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...

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