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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...



 

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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...

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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.

HP Cast

Dave Legeno, Fenrir Greyback Actor, Dies at 50

Posted by: Mel
July 11, 2014, 08:47 PM

Dave Legeno, who played Fenrir Greyback, died while hiking in Death Valley. He was fifty years old. TMZ reports that his body was found in "an area so remote a CHP helicopter had to be called in to remove it."


Our thoughts are with Mr. Legeno's family at this difficult, sad time.

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Quidditch World Cup '14: Final Will Be Reported Live Tomorrow

Posted by: Mel
July 10, 2014, 08:45 PM

A reminder to all you Quidditch fans out there - the final of this year's world cup will have live commentary. Reporters Ginny Weasley and Rita Skeeter will be reporting on the match between Bulgaria and Brazil as it happens, and their comments will appear on Pottermore Insider and theContinued...

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Quidditch World Cup '14: USA and Japan Play for Third Place

Posted by: Mel
July 09, 2014, 08:40 PM

The results of the match between the USA and Japan, which decides third place, are in. Go to the Daily Prophet section of Pottermore to see which team won.


The final match, between Bulgaria and Brazil, will be played on July 11th.

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Universal Studios Diagon Alley Expansion Open Today

Posted by: Mel
July 08, 2014, 10:25 PM

The Diagon Alley expansion at Universal Studios Florida opened to the public today and, as expected, Harry Potter fans flocked to the park to see it:

Parkgoers stood in a snaking queue for at least two hours to get into the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Diagon Alley. Many then joinedContinued...

Watson

Emma Watson Announced as Goodwill Ambassador

Posted by: Mel
July 08, 2014, 10:18 PM

UN Women has announced that Emma Watson will be appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador to promote gender equality:

“We are thrilled and honoured to work with Emma, whom we believe embodies the values of UN Women,” stated Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN Women.Continued...

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New Harry Potter short story from JKR

Posted by: Catherine
July 08, 2014, 03:27 PM

As she promised at the beginning of Pottermore's Quidditch World Cup coverage, J.K. Rowling has published a Harry Potter short story. Like most new material from the Potter Universe, this short story has been posted on Pottermore as extra content. However, this time the new content is a short story of HarryContinued...

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