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Report: Second Harry Potter Theme Park Slated for Universal Studios Hollywood (Updated)

Posted by: Edward
November 30, 2011, 07:19 PM

The Wall Street Journal has just issued a report that the Universal Studios Hollywood will be the site of a second Wizarding World of Harry Potter type theme park in the coming years.  The article sites persons familiar with the plans and says an official announcementContinued...

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Pottermore Insider Releases Chapter Three Artwork

Posted by: Stephanie_J
November 29, 2011, 11:46 AM

The Pottermore Insider has once again updated their blog, this time featuring artwork done by Pottermore users uploaded to Chapter Three, "The Letters from No One." View the different visual interpretations of the chapter at this link.

Artwork from Chapter Four will be posted next week on the blog,Continued...

Home Video / DVD

Harrods Exclusive Box Set of Harry Potter DVDs Require Safe Keeping Before Release

Posted by: Edward
November 29, 2011, 11:15 AM

The Evening Standard is reporting that higher levels of security were required this morning at the iconic British retailer Harrods as they took stock of 300 Elder Wand DVD Box Set of all eight Harry Potter films.  The paper explains:

Muggles are so desperateContinued...

Translations

Translated Selections from Harry Potter Novels Released Online

Posted by: Edward
November 29, 2011, 10:55 AM

Researchers at the University of Calgary have complied a one-of-a-kind collection of 70 translations of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" novels and have published selections from those translations online, reports the Vancouver Sun.  Geared to educators, students and Potter-fansContinued...

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J.K. Rowling Gives Evidence at Leveson Inquiry (Watch Now)

Posted by: Rosi
November 24, 2011, 09:47 AM

J.K. Rowling is currently giving evidence at the Leveson Inquiry and you can watch and follow The Guardian's liveblog at this link. Stay close to Leaky for more from the Inquiry!

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Leaky's Harry Potter Home Entertainment Celebration Red Carpet Interviews Now Online

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Posted by: Edward
November 14, 2011, 01:12 AM

Leaky's interviews with cast members and filmmakers from the Harry Potter film series from the red carpet for WB's Harry Potter Home Entertainment Celebration are now online and can be viewed via this link, or below:

PART ONE: Devon Murray (Seamus Finnigan), NickContinued...

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LeakyCon 2012: August 9-12 in Chicago, Illinois

Posted by: Edward
November 11, 2011, 11:07 AM

Happy 11/11/11!

Leaky is thrilled to announce that the next LeakyCon will take place August 9 - 12, 2012 in beautiful Chicago, IL!  Our latest Harry Potter fandom conference will be hitting the "Windy City" this coming August for a long weekend of Harry Potter and literary-basedContinued...

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First Look: "Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Blu-ray DVD Special Features Report, Dan Radcliffe and J. K. Rowling Interview, the Women of "Potter" With New Details

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Posted by: Edward
November 08, 2011, 06:22 PM

Leaky has gotten an early copy of the forthcoming "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Blu-ray DVD for review and has a chance to look over many of its special features included in this edition. Continued...

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JK Rowling Buries Time Capsule in Edinburgh to Mark Building Work of MS Clinic

Posted by: Stephanie_J
November 07, 2011, 11:31 AM

Author JK Rowling has buried a time capsule to commemorate the start of construction on the Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic at the University of Edinburgh.

The clinic will be named after Ms. Rowling's mother following a £10 million donation the author made.Continued...

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Video: JK Rowling Talks McGonagall and Snape's Fight in "Deathly Hallows"

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Posted by: Stephanie_J
November 02, 2011, 11:09 PM

MTV News has posted an exclusive clip from The Women of Harry Potter, a special feature to be included on the "Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Blu-ray and DVD.

In the clip, author JK Rowling talks about the showdown between Professors McGonagall and Snape. Ms. Rowling admits that inContinued...

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Video: J. K. Rowling Discusses the Possibility of Killing Ron While Writing the Harry Potter Books

Posted by: Edward
October 28, 2011, 09:41 PM

Video has made its way online from the special features on the forthcoming "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Blu-ray DVD showing a moment from the Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and J.K. Rowling sit down interview where the author talks about the possibilityContinued...

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Pottermore Beta Testing Period Extended

Posted by: Edward
October 28, 2011, 12:05 PM

The Pottermore Insider Blog has been updated to announce that the beta test period for J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter online experience will be extended in order to further improve the functionality of the site.  This decision, the blog post notes, follows the gathering of information from the originalContinued...

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Pottermore Insider Update: Beta User Survey Now Online

Posted by: Edward
October 21, 2011, 12:01 PM

The Pottermore Insider blog has just been updated to share a link to a survey of Pottermore for its early beta users.  The blog notes:

It takes less than ten minutes to complete and your feedback will help us to improve Pottermore for everyone. You’ll be able to comment on the differentContinued...

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Pottermore Behind the Scenes: Creating the Ravenclaw and Gryffindor Crests

Posted by: Stephanie_J
October 20, 2011, 08:35 AM

The Pottermore Insider is giving fans a special behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the Hogwarts house crests illustrations used on the site.

In this first blog post, the step-by-step process for the Gryffindor and Ravenclaw crests are detailed showing preliminaryContinued...

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Excerpt of JK Rowling's Foreword for "Dear Me: A Letter to My Sixteen-Year-Old Self"

Posted by: Stephanie_J
October 19, 2011, 10:35 PM

An excerpt of author JK Rowling's foreword to the upcoming book "Dear Me: A Letter to My Sixteen-Year-Old Self" by Joseph Galliano has been published in USA Today.

In addition to the foreword, Ms. Rowling has also contributed a letter of her own along to her pastContinued...

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