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Meet the Newest Magical Creatures of ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’!

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Jul 23, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fantastic Beasts Movie, Film Images, Movies, News, Pottermore

Following the release of the newest Fantastic Beasts trailer at San Diego Comic-Con, Pottermore have taken to Twitter to release details of the creatures appearing in the trailer: First off is the Billywig, a seemingly small, blue flying creature which apparently packs a powerful sting. They’re also suspected to be an ingredient in Fizzing Whizzbees! The …read more!

New ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Trailer: House Elves, Queenie and Brand New Beasts!

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Jul 23, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Events, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Film Images, News, Pottermore, Trailers, Warner Bros.

San Diego Comic-Con’s Fantastic Beasts event is currently underway, which means a BRAND NEW TRAILER! Leaky is at both the San Diego panel, and Warner Bros’ exclusive event at Leavesden Studios in London, which is currently featuring some brand new Fantastic Beasts costumes! Watch the trailer below, and keep reading for our coverage of the …read more!

New “Fantastic Beasts” Interview with David Yates, More from SDCC 2016

Jul 23, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, HP Cast, Movies, News, Warner Bros., Yates Interviews

David Yates sat down with the Los Angeles Times to talk about his first Comic-Con experience (San Diego is hosting this years International Comic Con this weekend) and Fantastic Beasts. David Yates, David Heyman, and most of the Fantastic Beasts cast are taking San Diego and the 2016 International Comic Con by storm. As a …read more!

Happy 27th Birthday, Daniel Radcliffe!

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Jul 23, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Birthdays, Birthdays, News, Radcliffe

Today marks Dan Radcliffe’s 27th Birthday, falling just over a week before Harry Potter and J.K. Rowling’s birthdays. Dan is busy with two performances in off-broadway show Privacy today (Bonnie Wright visited him this week!), so some fans may be getting to see him on his special day over in New York. If not, join us in reminiscing …read more!

Harry and Ginny Reunite: Bonnie Wright at Daniel Radcliffe’s Play ‘Privacy’

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Jul 23, 2016

Posted by: Sammie

HP Cast, News, Radcliffe, Wright

Mr. and Mrs. Potter reunited on Thursday when Bonnie Wright (along with Chris Columbus–director of the first two Potter films) attended a performance of Daniel Radcliffe’s new off-Broadway play Privacy. Bonnie later posted a photo of the three to her Instagram and shared her thoughts on the performance:  “Reunion! Congrats Dan on another stellar performance. Google …read more!

The Leaky Cauldron at San Diego Comic-Con’s ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Q&A!

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Jul 22, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Conventions, Fan Events, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Film Images, Films, Movies, News, Posters, Pottermore, Warner Bros.

Tomorrow, The Leaky Cauldron will join the Fantastic Beasts team at San Diego Comic-Con and Warner Bros’ special event at Leavesden Studios in London. Leaky will be involved with an exclusive Q&A with the cast and crew of the film, so listen out for us! The Fantastic Beasts Facebook page also shared some new movie art celebrating their appearance at …read more!

‘Cursed Child’ Trio: “Being a Wizard is the Best Job Ever”

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Jul 22, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Interviews, Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, News

Jamie Parker, Paul Thornley and Noma Dumezweni are currently portraying Harry, Ron and Hermione on stage in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which opens for official performances on July 30th. The outside of Palace Theatre has been slowly growing into a masterpiece, adding more Potter-themed decorations in preparation for preview performances coming to an end. The new trio spoke to …read more!

Anthony Boyle on Playing Scorpius Malfoy in ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’

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Jul 21, 2016

Posted by: Sammie

Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Interviews, News

Harry Potter’s enduring feud with classmate Draco Malfoy has left many fans curious about the relationships between the rivals’ children at Hogwarts. Anthony Boyle–Draco’s son Scorpius Malfoy in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child–opens up about Scorpius’ childhood and a surprising friendship in a new interview.  “He’s grown up in isolation in the Malfoy Manor and …read more!

9 Years Later

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Jul 21, 2016

Posted by: Justin Hart

Book Seven, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling, Pottermore

Nine years ago Harry Potter fans across the globe were reading the final book of Harry’s epic journey, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. We had invested our lives in these books and we were finally getting answers. The global phenomenon that is and was Harry Potter culminated in an amazing tale of horcruxes and the …read more!

“Fantastic Beasts” Round Up: Comic Con, Test-Screening and More

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Jul 21, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

Books, Companion Books, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News, Products, Publishers, Warner Bros.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is coming around the corner this November! Being one of Warner Bro.’s most anticipated films, the film and its cast and crew will be making an appearance (multiple appearances) at this years San Diego (International) Comic Con, SDCC 2016. Time Magazine included Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find …read more!

Evanna Lynch Attends Giffoni Film Festival 2016

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Jul 20, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Interviews, Cursed Child, Events, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Lynch, Lynch Interviews, News

Yesterday, Evanna Lynch attended the Giffoni Film Festival held in Salerno (Italy), after starring in My Name is Emily, which featured in the Generator +16 competition at the event. Of course, many Potter fans attended the festival to ask questions, but Evanna also had some wisdom of her own to share. Evanna was part of the Potter community long before she …read more!

Win a Signed Copy of ‘Cursed Child’ from Waterstones!

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Jul 20, 2016

Posted by: Sammie

Contests, Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, News

Like most Potter fans, we’re counting down the days until the release of the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child  book so we can all experience the latest installment in Harry’s story for ourselves.  The only thing that could possibly be better than an eighth Harry Potter book? A signed eighth Harry Potter book. Waterstones has just announced–in what …read more!

A First Look at “Fantastic Beasts” LEGOs and T-Shirt!

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Jul 19, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, Fun, Fun - Games, HP Cast, J.K. Rowling, Movies, Products, Toys, Warner Bros., WB Shop

With the first Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them movie due to roll into theaters this November, first looks at film merchandise are beginning to surface. LEGO website, Bricks Fans recently released images of the packaging of Fantastic Beasts LEGO sets. The new LEGO sets were advertised in the Argos catalogue in the U.K. The images …read more!

Warwick Davis’ ‘Star Wars’ Career Continues

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Jul 18, 2016

Posted by: Storie Chastain

Davis, Films, Movies, News, Rumor

Throughout the years, Warwick Davis has appeared in three different Star Wars installments as five different characters. He has become a familiar face to those who follow the movies and is due to return this December in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story as a new character, rumored to be called Bistan. The news of …read more!

Alfred Enoch Shares His Wisdom After Filming ‘King Lear’

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Jul 17, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Interviews, Enoch, Enoch Interviews, HP Cast, Interviews, News

After portraying Dean Thomas in the Harry Potter films, Alfred Enoch has been starring in US drama How to Get Away With Murder, and is currently taking a break from TV to play Edmund in a filmed, critically-acclaimed theatrical production of Shakespeare’s King Lear, which will also star Don Warrington. Huffington Post took some time to catch up with Enoch as part …read more!

Matt Lewis Returns to London Stage!

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Jul 16, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

HP Cast, Lewis, News

Harry Potter’s beloved Matthew Lewis (the heroic Neville Longbottom) is returning to the stage in a London West End production of Owen McCafferty’s Unfaithful. The play is described as a dark comedy about relationships on the edge. Working with Sean Campion (Stones in His Pockets), Niamh Cusack (The Winter’s Tale) and Ruta Gedmintas (Backbeat), Matt Lewis released …read more!

Fantastic Beasts Sequel to Take Series in A Different Direction

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Jul 15, 2016

Posted by: Storie Chastain

Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News, Yates

We still have several months of waiting until the Fantastic Beasts comes to theaters but J.K. Rowling and David Yates have already started talking about the sequel. Jo has already finished the script for the second Fantastic Beasts movie and passed it on to Yates to read. In this Entertainment Weekly article, Yates talks about …read more!

A Cursed Child Movie? Probably Not.

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Jul 15, 2016

Posted by: Justin Hart

Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Rumor

There has been quite a lot of speculation in regards to J.K. Rowling’s new play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child becoming a film. This new flurry of rumors is because Warner Brothers has recently filed for a copyright regarding the play. However, according to The Telegraph the copyright is for much more than a film. …read more!

Bloomsbury Announces Theme for HP Book Night 2017

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Jul 14, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

Bloomsbury, Books, J.K. Rowling, News, Publishers, Scholastic

The ever-growing and popular Harry Potter Book Night, a night celebrating the publication of the Harry Potter books, is coming back in 2017! Bloomsbury recently announced the theme for the 2017 Harry Potter Book Night, taking place Thursday 2nd February. Many of our favorite characters are Hogwarts professors. Many of the Harry Potter series most …read more!

Paul Thornley Talks ‘Cursed Child': New Characters, Keeping the Secrets, and Being Married to Hermione

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Jul 13, 2016

Posted by: Sammie

Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Interviews, News

More than simply being one of Harry Potter’s best friends, Ron Weasley is an iconic character in his own right. In a recent interview with the Pottermore correspondent, Paul Thornley–Ron Weasley in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child–took the time to share a little about what it’s like.  “It’s massive. It’s the biggest thing I’ve ever …read more!



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