Archive for April, 2021

Rob Knox Film Making A Debut At London Independent Film Festival

Apr 09, 2021

Posted by: Emma Pocock

News

(K)nox: The Rob Knox Story is making its debut today at the London Independent Film Festival, which continues until April 18th. (K)nox is a feature-length documentary telling the story of Rob Knox, who played Ravenclaw Marcus Belby in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Fans will remember that Knox was sadly killed at just 18 …read more!

LEGO Confirm Golden Minifigures to Celebrate 20th Anniversary of LEGO Harry Potter

Apr 09, 2021

Posted by: Jacob Hoggan

News, Products

LEGO has confirmed part of a rumor that Leaky had previously reported on. Golden Minifigures will be sold to celebrate a 20 year long partnership between LEGO and Warner Bros., and the continued success of the Harry Potter franchise. The characters previewed include Harry Potter,  Voldemort, Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger, Severus Snape, and Quirinus Quirrell, …read more!

‘Harry Potter’ Actor Paul Ritter Passes Away At Age 54

Apr 06, 2021

Posted by: Jacob Hoggan

News, Products

It is with great sadness that Leaky announces the passing of Paul Ritter, who featured in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince as Vampire enthusiast and Slug Club member, Eldred Worple. It was announced today, April 6th, that Ritter passed away at age 54 due to a brain tumor. He passed away at his home …read more!

New Harry Potter House Editions Boxed Sets

Apr 04, 2021

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Bloomsbury, Books, Cover Art, News, Publishers

Bloomsbury is releasing new editions of the Harry Potter series as boxed sets in house colours in both hardcover and paperback. The cover art for each of the seven books is unique to that house, depicting house themes in the series. Each set will also contain 20 exclusive illustrations, quizzes, feature articles, and trivia about …read more!

Upcoming Tokyo-Based Harry Potter Studio Tour Launches New Video and Website

Apr 03, 2021

Posted by: Jacob Hoggan

News, Studio Tour

The new Harry Potter studio tour experience in Tokyo, Japan has launched a new website and video for us to dissect! Warner Bros. Studio tour – The Making of Harry Potter in Japan is expected to open in 2023 at the site of the former theme park named Toshimaen, which is located in the western part …read more!

Rumored LEGO Line-Up For 2021

Apr 03, 2021

Posted by: Jacob Hoggan

News, Products

Attention all LEGO-loving Muggles! LEGO could be releasing a bunch of new sets this year due to the 20th anniversary of the first Harry Potter film. According to Brickfantic.com, these are just rumors, but we can’t help but still get excited about these possible soon- to-release sets. The predicted¬† sets are as follows: – 76386¬† …read more!

Universal Studios Hollywood Announces Reopening

Apr 02, 2021

Posted by: Jacob Hoggan

News, Theme Park

Attention all magical folk and muggles alike in California – this is not a drill! Universal Studios has announced that after a year of being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it will be reopening again on April 16th! However, the reopening is not without limitations and new safety measures. These measures include:  – Ticket sales …read more!

EXCLUSIVE: New ‘Fantastic Beasts 3’ Character Names & Actors Announced

Apr 01, 2021

Posted by: Emma Pocock

News

Today several fansites were sent details by Warner Bros. on three characters to be included in Fantastic Beasts 3, and we’re eagerly speculating already! Leaky was sent details on one Prof. Lola Daisy: “Prof. Lola Daisy is a Potions Master at Ilvermorny. She’s contacted by Newt Scamander after Prof. Eulalie Hicks (played by Jessica Wiliams) …read more!



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