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Report on Possible Trelawney Scene in Phoenix

Posted by: sue
May 07, 2006, 10:31 AM

In early February TLC reported exclusively that the character of Sibyll Trelawney was to be included in the upcoming Order of the Phoenix film. Today, HarryPotterFanzone has a report from someone who says they are an extra in the new Potter film that gives some details about a possible scene withContinued...


Rumor: Terry Gilliam to Direct Half-Blood Prince?

Posted by: sue
May 03, 2006, 07:19 PM

IMDB has updated their site to list Terry Gilliam as the director for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Readers will remember that in the past Mr. Gilliam has expressed interest in directing a Harry Potter film. While this editor would be thrilled if this were indeed the case, please rememberContinued...

OotP Film

New Composer for Order of the Phoenix?

Posted by: sue
April 15, 2006, 11:55 PM

IMDB has updated their Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix page, and now lists Dario Marianelli as the composer for the fifth film. This is the first that we have heard of a possible change in composers for Phoenix, which is still being filmed in England. Dario Marianelli recently was nominatedContinued...


Another Book Seven Release Date Rumor

Posted by: sue
April 10, 2006, 07:41 AM

Today the Guardian newspaper featured a piece on UK Harry Potter book publishers Bloomsbury, and there was a mention of Book Seven "probably" being released next year. The article highlighted again the future plans of the company after the last book comes out. Quotage:

The fact that Harry Potter andContinued...

OotP Film

Rumor: Possible Release Date for Order of the Phoenix Film

Posted by: sue
March 30, 2006, 10:30 PM

Many readers have let us know that Box Office Mojo has posted an update with a new release date for the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix film as July 13, 2007. While this date is a possibility, just last week we saw a new interview with Phoenix producer David Heyman whereContinued...


Speculation About Oldman's Role in Phoenix Abounds

Posted by: Melissa
February 07, 2006, 10:06 AM

In response to your hundreds of emails: There has been some question (read: wild rumor-mongering) in the past two days about whether Gary Oldman will portray Sirius Black in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, with Oldman's agent supposedly decrying WB for not recasting him inContinued...

OotP Film

Role of Young Lily Possibly Cast for Next Harry Potter Film

Posted by: sue
February 04, 2006, 01:20 PM

The Daily Record is reporting today that the role of a young Lily Evans has been cast for the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix film. The paper reports that "Susie Shinner, 17, of Nottingham" has been cast in the role of the young Lily Potter. She would appearContinued...


Possible GoF DVD Deleted Scenes and More

Posted by: sue
January 03, 2006, 04:53 PM

We received word today of a list of some of the possible scenes that will be included on the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire DVD. A few of these things we had heard from the film makers previously that they might be included, as well as some of the calendar scans we saw previously contained scenes notContinued...

Elizabeth Hurley Rumor Crops Up Again, Crashes and Burns Again

Posted by: Melissa
December 23, 2005, 01:20 AM

UnderGroundOnline is reporting that Elizabeth Hurley has been offered the part of Bellatrix Lestrange in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. We have reported this rumor a few times in the past year, and also debunked the rumor on Warner Brothers' authority. We recommendContinued...

Radcliffe Interviews

Rumor: Dan Radcliffe in Early Talks to Star in Equus

Posted by: Melissa
December 16, 2005, 09:22 AM

Slap this one with a very heavy rumor label: The Daily Mail reports that Daniel Radcliffe is in very early talks to appear in a Kenneth Branagh-directed version of Peter Shaffer's acclaimed but graphic play (not film!), Equus in Jan. 2007 in the West End. The play would be one of threeContinued...


Rumors Fly About Harry's Fate

Posted by: Melissa
December 05, 2005, 09:25 PM

The ever-so-trustworthy British tabloids are running wild with an ambiguous quote from Jim Dale, the voice of the American editions of the HP books, that says what we all know: That J.K. Rowling may kill Harry in book seven.
(Hint: She also may not.)

The Mirror says "the revelation will shock millions of die-hardContinued...

OotP Film

More on Imelda Staunton as Umbridge in OotP

Posted by: sue
October 19, 2005, 06:43 AM

Previously we told you actress Imelda Staunton was rumored to be cast in the part of Dolores Umbridge in the film version of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Today ,readers Neil and Bianca wrote us and said the actress just appeared on ITV's "This Morning" program and confirmedContinued...


Rumors on Goblet of Fire Running Time, Early Ticket Sales

Posted by: sue
October 11, 2005, 10:35 AM

There are reports today about the supposed running time of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Hpana is reporting that the time is at 157 minutes. We at Leaky have gotten several earlier reports that the length of the movie is at 160 minutes. Please keep in mind that this is allContinued...


Rumors of Emma in "Airborn" Unfounded

Posted by: Melissa
September 26, 2005, 11:18 AM

A spokesperson for WB has assured us that previously reported rumors of Emma Watson in a movie called Airborn are "twaddle." In other words, no!


Rupert's Autograph Rumor Denied

Posted by: Melissa
September 26, 2005, 09:39 AM

Rupert Grint, his father, his agent and his school have denied the rumor that anyone asking Rupert for an autograph will get detention. Read more about it here. Thanks to Grace of for letting us know.