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Happy Birthday, Hermione Granger!

Posted by: Mel
September 19, 2013, 08:41 PM

September 19th marks the birthday of Hermione Granger, the brightest witch of her age. Please join us in wishing Hermione a very happy birthday and in hoping she gets many new books as gifts!

J.K. Rowling

J. K. Rowling Speaks About Her Years as a Single Mother for Gingerbread Organization

Posted by: Mel
September 18, 2013, 08:47 PM

J. K. Rowling, writing as president of the Gingerbread organization for single parents, has written about her experiences and struggles as a single mother in support of single parents:

Nearly twenty years ago (it’s a shock to me to write that, because it still seems quite aContinued...

Misc

Hufflepuff Wins Pottermore House Cup, Will Get Early Access to "Goblet of Fire"

Posted by: Mel
September 17, 2013, 08:41 PM

Last week, Hufflepuff won the fourth Pottermore House Cup, and as a reward they will receive 24 hour early access to the first installment of "Goblet of Fire" when it is released:

It was a hard fought competition and during the past four months each one of the four housesContinued...

Movies

"Fantastic Beasts" Films to Have Video Game and Theme Park Tie-ins

Posted by: Mel
September 13, 2013, 08:45 PM

Following the news that J. K. Rowling will write a screenplay for a "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" film, Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara has said that in addition to a series of films he anticipates that the "Fantastic Beasts" series will include video games and an attractionContinued...

News

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...

News

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...

Radcliffe

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...

News

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...

News

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...

J.K. Rowling

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.

Grint

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.

News

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...

News

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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