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Dan Fogler Talks ‘Fantastic Beasts’, ‘Brooklyn Gladiator’ & LeakyCon

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Mar 22, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Actor Interviews, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fogler, HP Cast, Interviews, Movies, News, Yates

Dan Fogler is not only starring in the Fantastic Beasts series as Jacob Kowalski, he’s also leading his own podcast “DAN FOGLER’S 4D EXPERIENCE’ and bringing his Kickstarter-backed graphic novel into existence for the masses to enjoy – he’s a busy man! Described as“the sci-fi lovechild of Orwell, Huxley, and stoner conspiracy theories, knitted together by the …read more!

Univeral Orlando Resort Announces Magical Christmas Plans!


Mar 22, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

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

Is it ever too early to start planning for Christmas? We think not, especially when it involves a visit to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter–because what better way could there be to celebrate the wintry holiday than in a place of light and wonder and magic! If the prospect appeals to you, Universal Orlando …read more!

Fantastic Alchemist: The 600-Year Legacy of Nicolas Flamel


Mar 22, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Jodorowsky, Leaky

It’s not uncommon to hear a Harry Potter fan say that the lessons learned from the story have made an impression on their actual lives. There are numerous organizations that have sprung from the values taught in those pages, and many of the words spoken by the beloved characters have found their way into our …read more!

Happy Birthday, Gary Oldman!


Mar 20, 2018

Posted by: Amanda Kirk | Comments

Actor Birthdays, Oldman

Gary Oldman turns 60 today and we at Leaky feel fairly certain that this milestone birthday is going to be a happy one for him.  After a four decade acting career playing roles that show a breathtaking diversity, from Sid Vicious to Count Dracula, from Lee Harvey Oswald to Commissioner Gordon, Oldman finally won his …read more!

‘Crimes of Grindelwald’ Screenplay Now Available for Pre-Order


Mar 20, 2018

Posted by: Zack DiGirolamo | Comments

Books, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, J.K. Rowling, News

Wonderful news, Potterheads: a new book by J.K. Rowling, set in the Wizarding World, is coming by the end of the year! The book is the official, original screenplay of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald and it will be released November 16, 2018. You’ll recall that the official screenplay for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was …read more!

New ‘Cursed Child’ Broadway Cast Photos Inside Latest Vogue Magazine


Mar 20, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Anthony Boyle, Broadway, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, News, Noma Dumezweni, Theater

Brand new photos of the core cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at Broadway’s Lyric Theatre released in the latest Vogue magazine, bringing together the Potters, Granger-Weasleys and Malfoys in one nostalgia-packed photo: All eight actors potrayed their respective characters in the original West End version of the show, all except Susan Hayward (Rose Granger-Weasley). Writer Jack …read more!

Happy Birthday, David Thewlis!

British actor David Thewlis poses for pictures on the red carpet after arriving to attend the world premier of "Legend" in central London on September 3, 2015.    AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLIS

Mar 20, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

Actor Birthdays, Actor Interviews, Birthdays, Fandom, Fans, Films, Fun, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News, Television Programmes, Thewlis

In honor of David Thewlis’ birthday, we’re inspired to fondly remember some of his recent roles while also looking forward to his upcoming projects! David Thewlis is best known to Harry Potter fans as the personification of Professor Remus Lupin, the beloved Hogwarts professor afflicted with lycanthropy and former member of the infamous Marauders. His …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Star Zoë Kravitz Says Leta Lestrange is “Misunderstood”, Emma Watson’s Next ‘Our Shared Shelf’ Choice & More!

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Mar 18, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

Actor Interviews, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Fiennes, Harry Potter Round-Up, Kravitz, Leung, News, Redmayne, Round-Up, Tennant, Watson, Wright

It’s been an explosive week in the wizarding world, as the first trailer dropped for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. We posted our theories and reactions, and also reported on a brand new LEGO set depicting a scene from the trailer, which appears to shed light on what’s occurring! Newcomer Victoria Yeates also revealed more about her …read more!

Andrew Lincoln on Quidditch Through The Ages and More!


Mar 17, 2018

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Quidditch Through the Ages

The Telegraph recently featured Andrew Lincoln in an exclusive interview speaking about Quidditch Through the Ages. In the video, he talks about how he was inspired to take on the project when he started reading the Harry Potter books to his children – perhaps a little too early – and ended up scaring them in the process. He goes on to muse about …read more!

Leaky’s ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ Trailer Reactions


Mar 17, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

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We’ve been plotting and theorising (and mainly hyperventilating) since the Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald trailer dropped, but nothing beats first reactions. So, without further ado, here’s a selection of first reactions from some of The Leaky Cauldron staff. You might want to watch the trailer first, if you somehow haven’t already! We’d like to give special …read more!

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