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Issue 28 - Aug. 2014

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Celestina Warbeck Bio Added to Pottemore

Posted by: Mel
August 18, 2014, 08:46 PM

In honor of the fact that it's the famed magical songstress's birthday, J. K. Rowling has updated the "Chamber of Secrets" section of Pottermore to give fans more information about Celestina Warbeck. One of Warbeck's hit songs is also available to be listened to on the site. You can log into PottermoreContinued...

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Ginny Weasley!

Posted by: Mel
August 12, 2014, 08:45 PM

August 11th marked the birthday of Ginny Weasley! Please join Leaky in wishing Ginny Weasley a very happy belated birthday.

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Emma Thompson "Save the Arctic"

Posted by: Catherine
August 08, 2014, 10:33 AM

Emma Thompson (Professor Sybil Trelawney) has joined the Greenpeace "Help Save the Arctic" campaign. The campaign calls for legal protection of the arctic against deprivation by oil drills and industrial fishing. As Emma Thompson says on her petition, savethearctic.org/emma, "it is not to much to say our future dependsContinued...



 

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One Millionth Rider Boards the Hogwarts Express

Posted by: Mel
August 07, 2014, 08:42 PM

Despite only opening last month, the Hogwarts Express ride at the new Diagon Alley expansion in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter has already celebrated its one millionth rider:

Cheers from guests filled the air at Hogsmeade Station today as Universal Orlando Resort celebrated its one millionth riderContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J. K. Rowling Writes Letter as Dumbledore to Shooting Victim

Posted by: Mel
August 06, 2014, 08:50 PM

Fifteen-year-old Cassidy Stay, who was the only survivor of a shooting that left her parents and siblings dead, received a letter and care package from J. K. Rowling following a speech she made just three days after the shooting, where she quoted Dumbledore. The speech went viral and J.Continued...

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J. K. Rowling and WB Form Harry Potter Global Franchise Development Team

Posted by: Mel
August 01, 2014, 08:42 PM

In order to manage all upcoming and future Harry Potter related projects - such as the theme park expansions and the "Fantastic Beasts" films - J. K. Rowling and Warner Bros. have formed a Harry Potter Global Franchise Development team:

Warner Bros. Entertainment has conjuredContinued...

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Happy Birthday J.K. Rowling and Harry Potter

Posted by: Catherine
July 31, 2014, 11:13 AM

Today our favorite author, J.K. Rowling, celebrates her 49th birthday! Her literary hero, Harry Potter, also turns 34 today. As these two extraordinary people are the reason the Potter universe, this fansite, and wonderful fan base exist, please join us in wishing Jo and Harry a very happy birthday.

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Happy Birthday Neville Longbottom!

Posted by: Catherine
July 30, 2014, 04:29 PM

Please join us in wishing one of the Battle of Hogwarts' most humble heroes, Professor Neville Longbottom, a very happy birthday! Professor Longbottom, the Herbology teacher at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, has had an exciting summer attending the Quidditch World Cup with all of his old schoolContinued...

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Final Installment of "Goblet of Fire" on Pottermore Available to Ravenclaws 7/30, Open to All 7/31

Posted by: Mel
July 28, 2014, 08:43 PM

The final installment of "Goblet of Fire" will be posted on Pottermore on July 31st, in honor of Harry Potter and J. K. Rowling's birthdays. However, for Ravenclaws, who won the latest House Cup, the final installment will be available twenty-four hoursContinued...

Radcliffe

Trailer for "Horns"

Posted by: Mel
July 27, 2014, 10:32 PM

The trailer for Daniel Radcliffe's upcoming film "Horns," is now available to watch. You can see it here or below.



Radcliffe attended Comic-Con to promote "Horns" and while he was there he also walked around the convention dressed up as Spider-Man. You can see that here and here.

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Daniel Radcliffe!

Posted by: Mel
July 23, 2014, 08:37 PM

A very happy birthday to Dan Radcliffe, who turns 25 today. Please join Leaky in wishing him many happy returns!

J.K. Rowling

J. K. Rowling: More Cormoran Strike Books Than Harry Potter Series Planned

Posted by: Mel
July 19, 2014, 08:45 PM

At the recent Theakstons Old Peculiar Crime Writing Festival, J. K. Rowling revealed that there will probably be more Cormoran Strike books than there were books in the Harry Potter series:

The author, who recently released her second novel featuring detective Cormoran Strike,Continued...

Felton

Trailer: Tom Felt in "Ghosts of the Pacific"

Posted by: Mel
July 17, 2014, 08:55 PM

A teaser trailer of the upcoming film, "Ghosts of the Pacific," which stars Tom Felton, has been released. You can watch it here or below.




The film does not yet have a release date.

Radcliffe

Teaser Poster for "Horns"

Posted by: Mel
July 14, 2014, 08:42 PM

"Horns," which stars Daniel Radcliffe, has its first teaser poster, which you can see here:

Radcliffe plays Ig Perrish, the never-convicted prime suspect for the violent rape and murder of his girlfriend Merrin (Juno Temple). Hungover from a night of hard drinking, Ig awakens one morning to find horns growing from his headContinued...

News

Quidditch World Cup '14: Final Match, Bulgaria versus Brazil

Posted by: Mel
July 11, 2014, 08:50 PM

The results of the final match of the Quidditch World Cup are here! Go to the Daily Prophet offices to read through Ginny Potter and Rita Skeeter's comments from throughout the match, and see which team claimed the first place spot.

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