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Filch Speaks: A New Interview with Actor David Bradley

Posted by: sue
July 16, 2007, 03:33 PM

There is a new interview online with actor David Bradley about his role as Hogwarts caretaker Argus Filch in the Harry Potter films. The acclaimed stage actor elaborates on his comedic turn in the latest Potter film, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, as he describes his role providingContinued...

Grint Interviews

Seven Questions for Rupert Grint from USA Today

Posted by: Edward
July 16, 2007, 02:36 PM

USA Today has a new feature online where actor Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) is asked seven questions about the soon to be published Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. In this interview, Rupert discusses the seven Shrieking Shack questions Scholastic has been revealing on their site. Rupert getsContinued...


Monday's Leaky Lounge "Deathly Hallows" Poll

Posted by: Edward
July 16, 2007, 02:14 PM

Magical abilities usually appear to witches and wizards when they are young; however, in some rare cases, the ability will come to an individual later in life. This is the question we are posing to you in today’s Leaky Lounge Poll, created in the lead up to the publication of Harry Potter and theContinued...


Jim Dale Featured In New Interviews

Posted by: Edward
July 16, 2007, 03:18 AM

Jim Dale, narrator of the US audio book editions of the Harry Potter novels, is the subject of two new articles now online. The first comes from the Minneapolis Star Tribune, where Mr. Dale is discusses the countless voices he has created for the many characters in J. K. Rowling’s series, the way he approachesContinued...


Special Harry Potter Alliance Podcast Now Live

Posted by: Melissa
July 15, 2007, 10:47 PM

We’re very happy to bring you today a very special podcast, released through PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast. Thanks to Andrew Slack of the HP Alliance and a horde of dedicated Harry Potter fans, wizard rockers, podcast editors and more, we present Becoming Dumbledore’s Army: HarryContinued...

OotP Film

Estimated $77 Million Weekend Take for OotP, Five Day Domestic Totals Over $140 Million

Posted by: Edward
July 15, 2007, 08:35 PM

An AP report now online is estimating that Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix took in $77.4 million in three-day earnings, putting it at the top of the box office for the week. This additional intake has brought up the full five-day domestic total forContinued...


Mary GrandPré, 'Harry Potter' Illustrator Profiled in Two New Articles

Posted by: Edward
July 15, 2007, 07:14 PM

Harry Potter book illustrator Mary GrandPré is profiled in two articles online this weekend. Having illustrated the series since its first US printing in 1997, these two articles talk to the artist where she discusses, among other things, her working on the cover art for HarryContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

"Deathly Hallows" Release Causes Work Standstill?

Posted by: Edward
July 15, 2007, 06:19 PM

Those who think that only generations X and Y will stop everything next weekend to discuss every detail of the final Harry Potter book after it’s release on July 21st, would be mistaken. The Potter phenomenon is surely sweeping across the business world as well, or so an article in Entrepreneur.comContinued...

OotP Film

Leaky's UK Premiere Coverage Streaming in High-Definition on Yahoo!

Posted by: Melissa
July 15, 2007, 04:30 PM

At long last (but you’ll see why) we present our coverage of the Order of the Phoenix premiere in London, UK, from July 3. This footage is live on Yahoo! and is streaming and downloadable in High-Definition quality. It includes interviews with J.K. Rowling, Daniel Radcliffe,Continued...


Daily Leaky Lounge Poll: Who Will Live, Who Will Die?

Posted by: Edward
July 15, 2007, 03:50 PM

As started by PotterCast a many moons ago, asking whether certain characters will live or die in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows has become a popular and straight-forward way to catalog our personal opinions on the outcome of some of the series most popular characters. In today’s LeakyContinued...

OotP Film

Trio TV Appearance Videos and Updates

Posted by: Edward
July 15, 2007, 12:53 AM

We have a few updates on the media blitz that took place this past week leading up to the release of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Here are some of the videos now online from the Dan, Rupert and Emma’s many appearances and interviews this past week. More to come soon!

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Radcliffe Interviews

'Details' On Dan Radcliffe

Posted by: Edward
July 14, 2007, 08:11 PM

The August issue of men’s fashion magazine Details features a cover story interview with actor Dan Radcliffe, along with three brand new photos of the actor. In the article, Dan, being little more than a week shy of his 18th birthday, shows his more adult side when discussing his role as Alan Strang, a disturbedContinued...


New York Times Looks Back on the Evolution of Potter Films

Posted by: Edward
July 14, 2007, 05:38 PM

The New York Times has a new article and video feature online contrasting and examining the directors of the first five Harry Potter films, along with the themes, effects and actors that have evolved in step with the films. The article first discusses the four directors of the series:Continued...


The Dursley Effect, Today's "Deathly Hallows" Poll

Posted by: Edward
July 14, 2007, 04:53 PM

The third poll in the Leaky Lounge’s daily dose of “Deathly Hallows” discussion is open, with Uncle Vernon, Aunt Petunia and ‘blinged-out’ Big D at the center of today’s question. Another detail that is sure to be written about in the final book will be the fateContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Seeking International Partiers

Posted by: Melissa
July 14, 2007, 02:48 PM

Hey: We have a request for a quick call to our international audience today. If you are going to or organizing a midnight book release party in any of the following locations, would you please send an email to me at We promise it’s for a good reason. Thanks so much!

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