Archive for December, 2019

Theater Round-Up: ‘Cursed Child’s’ Samuel Blenkin and Steven Hoggett Bring Magic to ‘The Ocean at the End of the Lane’ and More!

Dec 16, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Broadway, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, HP Cast, Interviews, News, Round-Up, Staunton, Steven Hoggett, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

In this week’s theater round-up, Cursed Child features predominantly yet again, though not because of the Potter production alone. Magic, after all, is found on many theater stages. Samuel Blenkin and Steven Hoggett joined the stage adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed The Ocean at the End of the Lane, Cursed Child producer Colin Callender invested …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Daniel Radcliffe to Feature in Documentary About Richard Harris, Alexandre Desplat on the ‘Little Women’ Score, & More!

Dec 15, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Bonham Carter, Composers, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Film Awards, Film Images, Films, Fun, Harris, Harry Potter Round-Up, Heyman, Honors/Awards, Miller, Movies, Music, Producers, Radcliffe, Round-Up, Television Programmes, Trailers, Watson

What a week in the Wizarding World! As awards season kicked off multiple Harry Potter alumni were recognized with awards and nominations, J.K. Rowling’s infamous handwritten sneak peek at Order of the Phoenix went up for auction again, we reviewed Geek Gear’s latest Wizardry box and attended the Wizarding World Gold Christmas Party at Warner …read more!

EXCLUSIVE: J.K. Rowling’s Dedication to Human Rights Honored With ‘Ripple of Hope’ Award

Dec 14, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Charity, Events, Exclusives, Honors/Awards, J.K. Rowling, News

This week, Leaky was present at the Robert F Kennedy Human Rights ‘Ripple of Hope’ Awards Gala and red carpet, where J.K. Rowling received what she said was one of the highest honors of her lifetime. Rowling was one of four honorees this year, also including Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi. The honor recognises …read more!

J.K. Rowling and Eddie Redmayne Attend Lumos / HBO Documentary Premiere

Dec 12, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Charity, Events, Honors/Awards, J.K. Rowling, Lumos, News

J.K. Rowling sightings are scarce these days, but as a renowned philanthropist, it’s no surprise that we’ve seen Rowling almost exclusively at charity events this year — and yesterday’s Lumos / HBO red carpet was another on the list! The premiere for movie documentary, Finding The Way Home, narrated by Fantastic Beasts star Eddie Redmayne. The HBO documentary …read more!

Wizarding World Gold Holds First Exclusive Event: A Christmas Party in the Great Hall

Dec 12, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Events, Exclusives, Fandom, Fans, News, Warner Bros.

Leaky was lucky enough to be invited to a Christmas party in the Great Hall at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter last week, an exclusive event for subscribers to Wizarding World Gold. It was a thrilling night, and came with a fair share of surprises! Keep reading to find …read more!

REVIEW: Geek Gear Wizardry – November

Dec 11, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Exclusives, Fandom, Fans, News, Products, Review

There are oodles of subscription boxes out there for fans these days, but when Geek Gear offered to let us review their boxes, we were intrigued, to say the least! Containing unique items related to the Wizarding World, Geek Gear Wizardry monthly boxes start at £14.99 and contain licensed and handmade products. Choose from Geek …read more!

93 words about “Order of the Phoenix” up for auction again

Dec 10, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Charity, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, J.K. Rowling, News

Remember the interminable wait between the release of each Harry Potter book? How desperate we were for the slightest hint from J.K. Rowling about what was coming next?  Whose side was Snape on?  Was Harry a Horcrux?  Would he have to die at the end to save the world from Voldemort and his followers?  Would Hermione and …read more!

Awards Round-Up: Golden Globes and Critics’ Choice Awards Nominations, Evening Standard and BroadwayWorld UK Theater Awards Winners!

Dec 09, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Bonham Carter, Burke, Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, Fandom, Fans, Film Awards, Films, Heyman, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News, Potter News, Producers, Round-Up, Smith, Smith Interviews, Television Programmes, Theater, Thompson, Watson, West End, Williams

It’s awards season for both screen and stage and, as usual, wizarding world alums feature among the prestigious nominations and wins! In a crossover that spans industries, the round-up covers Golden Globes and Critics’ Choice Awards television and film nominations, as well as wins for the Evening Standard Theater Awards and Broadway World UK Awards. …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Emma Watson at the ‘Little Women’ Premiere, David Tennant Cast in Another Iconic Role & More!

Dec 08, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Casting, Charity, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Felton, Fiennes, Film Awards, Films, Gleeson, Harry Potter Round-Up, Heyman, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Interviews, Isaacs, Movies, Pattinson, Producers, Redmayne, Round-Up, Staunton, Television Programmes, Tennant, Thompson, Trailers, Watson, Watson Interviews

The holiday season is upon us and Hogwarts was looking as magical as ever when we attended both the Wizarding World Gold Christmas Party and Christmas at Universal Hollywood this week. We also apparated up the West Coast to share the spellbinding red carpet premiere of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child San Francisco. We also …read more!

What Can ‘Harry Potter’ Fans Do To Change The World This Giving Tuesday?

Dec 03, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Charity, Fandom, Fans, Music, News, Puffs

What can we, as Harry Potter fans, do to make the world a better place? From Dumbledore’s Army, to S.P.E.W. and the Order of the Phoenix, J.K. Rowling’s stories are one long lesson in tolerance, kindness and standing up for what’s right, so how can we make sure we’re living in line with those values? It doesn’t always …read more!

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