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New Thrill Ride Coming to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter


Jul 24, 2017

Posted by: Kim McChesney | Comments

Fans, Fun, News, Theme Park, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

Hold on to your Sorting Hats Harry Potter fans–it looks like the ride’s getting a whole lot wilder at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter! According to Universal Orlando’s blog site a “new generation of thrill ride” is coming to Hogmeade at the Harry Potter Theme Park. These are the specifics the park revealed about this …read more!

Wrapping Up San Diego Comic Con 2017


Jul 24, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

Broadway, Conventions, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Films, Gleeson, HP Cast, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News, Producers, Television Programmes, Theater, Trailers

San Diego Comic Con 2017 has come to a close, and all five days passed in a flurry of excitement and activity! Potter fans were able to follow many of their favorite Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts alums throughout the convention as they participated in panels to promote upcoming projects. David Tennant attended for Duck Tales …read more!

News from San Diego Comic Con’s Saturday Panels!


Jul 23, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

Actor Interviews, Bradley, Conventions, Events, Exclusives, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Felton, Films, Galleries (Site), HP Cast, Interviews, Isaacs, Miller, Movies, News, Props-Sets, Television Programmes, Trailers, Warner Bros.

It was another busy day at San Diego Comic Con Saturday–and especially so for Potter alums and their fans, who had the exciting opportunity to hear big news first and view exclusive footage at panels for Justice League, Star Trek: Discovery, and The Flash. Ezra Miller–Justice League The Justice League panel wasn’t held until Saturday afternoon, but that …read more!

Daniel Radcliffe turns 28! Happy Birthday Dan!


Jul 23, 2017

Posted by: Ashley Kurtz | Comments

Actor Birthdays, Actor Interviews, Birthdays, Humor, Misc, News, Radcliffe, Radcliffe Interviews

Oh, be still my beating heart. Dan’s been an absolute treasure ever since becoming our favourite wizard. He’s been, (for this Leaky reporter at least) my main crush since The Sorcerer’s Stone premiered way back in the Stone Ages. (Joking, it was only 2001, BUT STILL).  To celebrate that he’s turning 28 this year I thought …read more!

‘Harry Potter’ Guests at London Film & Comic-Con!

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 19:  Actors Oliver Phelps and James Phelps visit The Harry Potter Exhibit at Discovery Times Square on February 19, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Jul 22, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Biggerstaff, Bradley, Cleese, Conventions, Events, Fan Events, HP Cast, News, Phelps

A UK fan with no hopes of attending San Diego Comic-Con this weekend? No worries! London Film and Comic-Con will take place next weekend at the Olympia Conference Centre in London, and will host an amazing line-up of guests, including multiple Harry Potter alumni! Special guests from the Harry Potter films include James & Oliver Phelps (the Weasley twins), John …read more!

Pottermore announces release of animated ‘Philosopher’s Stone’ on Amazon Kindle


Jul 22, 2017

Posted by: Amanda Kirk | Comments

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Ron can stop prodding Dean Thomas’s photo of West Ham now because Muggle books now feature moving pictures.  Well, eBooks, anyway. According to Pottermore, Jim Kay’s 2015 illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone will be released on Amazon Kindle on September 5—with a twist:  Some of the illustrations will be animated so they …read more!

Updates from San Diego Comic-Con!


Jul 22, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

Actor Interviews, Conventions, Events, Exclusives, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Films, HP Cast, Interviews, Isaacs, Miller, Movies, Music, News, Props-Sets, Television Programmes, Tennant

Potter fans may not have a Harry Potter or Fantastic Beasts panel to look forward to this year, but that doesn’t mean they won’t have the chance to celebrate the best fandom of them all (if we do say so ourselves). According to the Hollywood Reporter, the Hilton Bayfront Starbucks has been transfigured into a complete …read more!

‘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

Broadbent, Coltrane, Davis, Gleeson, Grint, Harry Potter Round-Up, News, Redmayne, Round-Up, Smith, Tennant, Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood, Wright

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!

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