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J.K. Rowling

Three "Fantastic Beasts" Megamovies Planned

Posted by: Mel
March 30, 2014, 08:47 PM

A New York Times article on WB CEO Kevin Tsujihara reveals that there are three "megamovies" of "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" planned:

[September] is when Warner announced that Ms. Rowling had agreed to adapt for the big screen her “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” a 2001 book billedContinued...

Interviews

Harry Potter Stuntman Speaks About Accident That Left Him Paralyzed

Posted by: Mel
March 27, 2014, 07:42 PM

Harry Potter stuntman David Holmes recently spoke to The Mirror about the accident on set that left him paralyzed for life:

Rehearsing a flying scene – recognised as one of the most dangerous in the business – he was hurled into a wall, breaking his neck, and leaving him paralysedContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Part Two of Quidditch World Cup History Now Available on Pottermore, Rowling Comments on House Pride Week

Posted by: Mel
March 21, 2014, 08:48 PM

Last week, J. K. Rowling added a new entry about the Quidditch World Cup to Pottermore and promised that more would follow and today the second part of the entry has been added:


Last week we brought you the first part of J.K. Rowling’s exclusiveContinued...

Events

Universal Opens a Window on Hogwarts Express Experience

Posted by: Melissa
March 14, 2014, 12:00 AM

Universal has released a few new details about the Hogwarts Express journey that will take place at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter this summer. The ride will connect people from the Hogsmeade to the Diagon Alley side of the park, the latter of which is the much-anticipated expansionContinued...

Radcliffe

Video: Dan Radcliffe in "The Simpsons"

Posted by: Mel
March 06, 2014, 08:42 PM

Dan Radcliffe will be voicing a character on an upcoming episode of "The Simpsons" and a video showing his character, Diggs, and of Radcliffe in the recording studio has been made available online. You can watch it here or below.


The episode will air this Sunday, March 9th.

Thanks to SnitchSeeker for the tip.Continued...

Charity

John Hurt Donates Doodle to National Doodle Day

Posted by: Mel
March 04, 2014, 10:35 PM

As readers may recall, quite a few Harry Potter actors are participating in this year's National Doodle Day, and now John Hurt (Mr. Ollivander) has also donated a doodle for the charity auction. Hurt donated a doodle of a dog, which you can see here. This doodle and many others will go up forContinued...

Watson

Emma Watson Talks Ron/Hermione on Red Carpet at the Oscars

Posted by: Mel
March 04, 2014, 09:30 PM

This past Sunday, on the red carpet at the Oscars, Emma Watson spoke about J. K. Rowling's recent comments on the Ron/Hermione pairing, saying that the quote was "taken out of context":

Rowling recently made waves when she confessed last month that she regretted pairing up Harry's best friendsContinued...

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Ron Weasley!

Posted by: Mel
March 01, 2014, 08:41 PM

March 1st marks the birthday of Ron Weasley! Please join us at Leaky in wishing Ron Weasley a very happy birthday! Many happy returns, Ron!

PotterCast

PotterCast 253: PotterCast Filch!

Posted by: Melissa
February 27, 2014, 08:59 AM

And, PotterCast is back! Just when we thought we were out...

Lots of stuff on the docket this time, like Ron/Hermione, Harry/Hermione, Ron/Hermione, Harry, Hermione, Ron/Hermione, and... what else? Oh, right, the park, and the upcoming Potter play. And a tease of a brand new Leaky podcast!

You can subscribe to PotterCast Continued...

Grint

Rupert Grint Talks Acting On Stage and Ron/Hermione

Posted by: Mel
February 26, 2014, 08:46 PM

In a new interview at the What's on Stage Awards, Rupert Grint spoke about acting on stage for the first time, as well as commenting on J. K. Rowling's recent comments on Ron's romantic relationship with Hermione. You can watch the interview here or below. 

 

Watson

Emma Watson to Present at the Academy Awards

Posted by: Mel
February 24, 2014, 08:41 PM

The official Academy Awards site has released the names of everyone who will be presenting at this year's Academy Awards and this year the list includes actress Emma Watson.


Readers will recall that last year Dan Radcliffe presented at the Academy Awards, alongside Twilight actress Kristen Stewart.

Radcliffe

Dan Radcliffe and Rupert Grint at What's On Stage Awards

Posted by: Mel
February 23, 2014, 08:50 PM

Dan Radcliffe and Rupert Grint both appeared and won awards at the 2014 What's On Stage awards in London. Radcliffe won the award for Best Actor in a Play for his work in "The Cripple of Inishmaan," while Grint won the award for newcomer of the year for his work in "Mojo":

The Harry PotterContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J. K. Rowling Adds Rugby Entry to "Goblet of Fire" on Pottermore

Posted by: Mel
February 23, 2014, 08:45 PM

J. K. Rowling has added new content, regarding the wizarding world's appreciation of rugby, to the "Goblet of Fire" on Pottermore:

The extensive entry reveals the history behind the worldwide wizarding appreciation of the Scottish rugby team, as well as the magical community’s generalContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J. K. Rowling to Appear at Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival on July 18th

Posted by: Mel
February 17, 2014, 08:50 PM

On July 18th, J. K. Rowling will be appearing at the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival in Harrogate for a discussion of the books she has written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith:

We are delighted to announce that J.K. Rowling, new to the crime genreContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Bonnie Wright!

Posted by: Mel
February 17, 2014, 08:43 PM

A happy birthday to Bonnie Wright, who turns twenty-three today. Please join Leaky in wishing her many happy returns.

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