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J.K. Rowling to pen screenplay for Movie Spin off on "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them"

Posted by: Catherine
September 12, 2013, 02:23 PM

Warner Brothers has announced that a movie series based off of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. J.K. Rowling will be writing the screenplay for this extension of the wizarding franchise, making this her screenwriting debut. The focus of the filmContinued...

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Actor Round Up!

Posted by: Catherine
September 08, 2013, 07:28 PM

The cast of Harry Potter have been making a splash on the news front today. The trio is making much progress in their post-Potter endeavors. Daniel Radcliffe grew a pair of horns at the Toronto International Film Festival, premiering his new movie Horns. New stills of the movie were released, along with photos of Dan at the premiere.Continued...

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Video: "Kill Your Darlings" Trailer

Posted by: Mel
September 04, 2013, 08:44 PM

The full theatrical trailer for Dan Radcliffe's film, "Kill Your Darlings," is now online and can be viewed here or below. Radcliffe portrays a young Allen Ginsberg in the film.

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New U.K. "Deathly Hallows" Adult Cover

Posted by: Catherine
September 04, 2013, 10:43 AM

Hypable has posted pictures of the U.K.'s new adult covers for the Harry Potter novels. The most recently released cover is that of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Interestingly, Bloomsbury has chosen to feature Nagini for the visual representation of the final Harry Potter book. Also noted by Hypable, notContinued...

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Tom Felton in "Therese"

Posted by: Catherine
August 29, 2013, 09:53 AM

Tom Felton has been cast in a small movie that has not been getting much attention. Therese, set to hit theaters next month (September 27, 2013), is a period drama that follows a young woman's illicit affairs as she tries to escape a loveless marriage. Our Tom Felton plays the role of her cousin; the young man to whom sheContinued...

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Rupert Grint in new clip from "CBGB"

Posted by: Catherine
August 28, 2013, 10:02 AM

A new CBGB clip featuring Rupert Grint has been released. In this clip, Rupert's character is questioned about the authenticity of his hair color by a woman at the bar. CBGB is expected to be released this fall, October 11. The clip can be seen here or below. (WARNING: This is an "R" rated movie, thisContinued...

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Video: J. K. Rowling Reveals Which Harry Potter Character She Misses the Most

Posted by: Mel
August 27, 2013, 08:44 PM

In honor of the 15th anniversary of Harry Potter (and the release of the new editions' book covers today), Scholastic released a video where J. K. Rowling reveals which Harry Potter character she misses the most. You can watch the video here or below.

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Happy Birthday, Rupert Grint!

Posted by: Mel
August 24, 2013, 08:40 PM

Today, August 24th, marks the birthday of Rupert Grint, who plays faithful friend Ron Weasley. Please join us in wishing Rupert a very happy birthday and many happy returns.

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Stephenie McMillan, Set Decorator for the Harry Potter Films, Dies at 71

Posted by: Mel
August 22, 2013, 09:06 PM

Stephenie McMillan, who was the set decorator for all of the Harry Potter films, passed away this past Monday due to complications from ovarian cancer.


In 1997 McMillan won an Oscar for Best Set Decoration for "The English Patient" alongside art director Stuart Craig, who sheContinued...

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Happy Birthday Percy Weasley

Posted by: Catherine
August 22, 2013, 03:32 PM

Today, August 22, marks Percy Weasley's 37th birthday! Please join us in wishing this special Weasley a very happy birthday! :)

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Ginny Weasley!

Posted by: Mel
August 11, 2013, 08:41 PM

August 11th marks the birthday of Ginny Weasley! Please join Leaky in wishing Ginny Weasley a very happy birthday and a World Cup win for the Holyhead Harpies!

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"Philosopher's Stone" Updated on Pottermore with Four New Moments

Posted by: Mel
August 08, 2013, 08:42 PM

Four new Moments have been added to the "Philosopher's Stone" section of Pottermore. Today, the Pottermore Insider hinted at where each of these new Moments are:

‘Ain’t no safer place. Not one. Except Hogwarts’
‘Tricky customer, eh? Not to worry, we’ll find the perfect matchContinued...

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New Movie Round Up!

Posted by: Catherine
August 08, 2013, 09:45 AM

It has been great to follow up on all our beloved Harry Potter cast as they branch out and dip their toes into new projects. This week a string of new trailers for the Potter cast's new projects was released. Rupert Grint and Alan Rickman's CBGB released it's first trailer. Grint, who has played a series of shady characterContinued...

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New Back Cover Art for Last Three Books Released

Posted by: Mel
August 07, 2013, 08:47 PM

Kazu Kibuishi's new back cover artwork for the last three books has been released by Scholastic. The new covers are in honor of the fifteenth anniversary of the Harry Potter series and will go on sale August 27th.


The back cover of the Order of the Phoenix shows Harry and the DA in the DepartmentContinued...

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Lumos Petition

Posted by: Catherine
August 06, 2013, 10:31 AM

Our beloved J.K. Rowling has posted a tweet! Ms. Rowling asks that fans please take the time to sign a Lumos petition. Lumos is a charity that benefits institutionalized children in Europe. Ms. Rowling founded Lumos in 2005 after reading an article (and seeing photographs) of institutionalized children being kept in caged beds. LumosContinued...

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