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‘Deathly Hallows': 10 Years Later


Jul 21, 2017

Posted by: Zack DiGirolamo | Comments

Fandom, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling, News

On February 1st, 2007, it was announced that the final Harry Potter book would be released on July 21st of that same year. That day alone was a special occasion; Leaky reported the news and a special episode of PotterCast was released that same day. March 28th gave us our first look at the cover art, along with a …read more!

GIVEAWAY: Win Four Hogwarts House Patches from PBTeen!


Jul 21, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

News, Products, Warner Bros.

A set of four special-edition Hogwarts House patches have been created by PBTeen to celebrate the release of their Harry Potter themed home décor, in partnership with Warner Bros Consumer Producers. These patches are available to those attending San Diego Comic Con this weekend, and Leaky are hosting an exclusive giveaway of TEN sets of these special-edition patches …read more!

Weekly ‘Harry Potter’ Actor Round-Up: Bonnie Wright at the Wizarding World, TV Updates from Tennant, Gleeson, Coltrane & More


Jul 21, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

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This week we’ve seen Warner Bros announce plans to bring the Wizarding World to major shopping centres, an interview with costume designer Jany Temime, Potter actors Bradley and Broadbent in Game of Thrones, more previews of Jim Kay’s illustrated Prisoner of Azkaban, updates on Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Mary Poppins Returns, Dunkirk and more from Imelda Staunton, Jack Thorne, and others in …read more!

Bloomsbury Releases Cover Art for ‘Harry Potter’ Exhibition Companion Books!


Jul 20, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

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Bloomsbury released the cover art for the two companion books that will be released in conjunction with the British Library’s Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition today! According to the Bloomsbury website, Harry Potter: A History of Magic–The Book of the Exhibition will be available in hardback format and feature cover art adapted from …read more!

Experience ‘Christmas In The Wizarding World’ At Major Shopping Venues!

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Jul 19, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Events, Exclusives, News, Warner Bros.

The Wizarding World could be coming to a shopping venue near you, as Warner Bros have partnered with Global Experience Specialists to bring an all-new holiday experience for fans: Christmas in the Wizarding World! The producers of Harry Potter: The Exhibition – Warner Bros Consumer Products (WBCP) and Global Experience Specialists (GES) – are behind these pop-up attractions, …read more!

Dressing the Golden Trio: Us Magazine interviews costume designer Jany Temime


Jul 19, 2017

Posted by: Amanda Kirk | Comments

Films, Interviews, Movies

Award-winning costume designer Jany Temime clambered aboard the Hogwarts Express beginning with the third film, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.  Many fans noted the change in the style of the costumes from the first two films, the most obvious of which was new house scarves. Ms Temime applied her distinctive vision for each character’s wardrobe to …read more!

David Bradley and Jim Broadbent in ‘Game of Thrones’ Season Opening


Jul 18, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Bradley, Broadbent, News

Both David Bradley (Argus Filch) and Jim Broadbent (Professor Slughorn) featured in the first episode of the new season of Game of Thrones this week, and a slight Harry Potter reference didn’t go amiss amongst fans of our beloved series! Returning character Walder Frey isn’t the nicest guy (understatement of the century), but David Bradley certainly didn’t appear to disappoint in …read more!

‘Harry Potter’ Cast in Film News and Clips: ‘Dunkirk,’ ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi,’ ‘Mary Poppins Returns,’ and More!


Jul 18, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

Actor Interviews, Branagh, Branagh Interviews, Exclusives, Fandom, Fans, Films, Gleeson, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Interviews, Movies, News, Props-Sets, Tennant, Trailers, Walters

The Harry Potter cast continues to lend its talents to the film industry’s most anticipated and acclaimed films. This week alums featured in news and clips for the WWII epic Dunkirk, the next eagerly-awaited Star Wars installment, The Last Jedi, Mary Poppins Returns, the sequel to one of Disney’s most beloved musicals, and the hippy-era …read more!

More Previews of ‘Prisoner of Azkaban’ Illustrated Edition by Jim Kay


Jul 18, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

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We’re eagerly awaiting Prisoner of Azkaban as Jim Kay’s next instalment in the illustrated Harry Potter series, and after a first look at the cover by Pottermore (which features a glowing Knight Bus), Bloomsbury have released more previews of chapter pages and page layouts for the book. This title page (presumably featuring the outside of an Azkaban cell) …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Tickets and First Look for Imelda Staunton’s ‘Follies,’ Jack Thorne Adapts ‘The Children’s Monologues’ and More!


Jul 17, 2017

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Broadway, Charity, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, HP Cast, Interviews, Jack Thorne, News, Staunton, Staunton Interviews, Steven Hoggett, Television Programmes, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

This week’s theater round-up covers more exciting news for both Imelda Staunton and Jack Thorne, as well as the upcoming preview performance of movement director Steven Hoggett’s latest production! Leaky already reported that the National Theatre plans to broadcast Imelda Staunton’s Follies throughout international theaters Nov. 16. This was wonderful news for disappointed fans unable to …read more!

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