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‘Crimes of Grindelwald’ Extended Cut Coming to Digital/Blu-Ray!


Jan 15, 2019

Posted by: Zack DiGirolamo | Comments

Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, Home Video / DVD, News

You read that right! An extended cut of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald will be included in the 4K UHD Combo Pack and the Blu-ray Combo pack release of the film! The movie will also release in DVD Special Edition and Digital. The 4K UHD Combo Pack and the Blu-ray Combo pack include an extended cut of the film with …read more!

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Cast Panel Charms at BroadwayCon!


Jan 14, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Broadway, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Jack Thorne, News, Noma Dumezweni, Sam Clemmett, Theater

BroadwayCon kicked off over the weekend with a day full of Cursed Child celebrations – very fitting for a Broadway show that’s been breaking records left, right and centre stage! Leaky’s Editors, Kim McChesney and Amanda Kirk, were on the ground at the convention, and provided full coverage of the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child cast Q&A panel! Our …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Dumbledore & Grindelwald Heading to ‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel, BAFTA Nominations & More!


Jan 13, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

Actor Interviews, Alfonso Cuaron, BigNews, Directors, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Films, Gleeson, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter Round-Up, Henderson, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Interviews, Kravitz, Law, Leung, Movies, Music, News, Radcliffe, Round-Up, Sudol, Television Programmes, Williams

Leaky is currently hard at work covering BroadwayCon, including the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child panel (look out for full coverage tomorrow!), but news from the world of film and television continues to feature prominently as Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts alums remain as busy as ever! Amongst the news that Goblet of Fire, illustrated …read more!

Bloomsbury Announces Release Date For Illustrated ‘Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire’!


Jan 11, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

Art, BigNews, Bloomsbury, Books, Books - Release Dates, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, News, Potter News

Bloomsbury announced the release date for the long-awaited Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Illustrated Edition, and the book, illustrated by Jim Kay, is now available for pre-order in advance of its Oct. 8, 2019 publication! Kay also illustrated Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and Harry …read more!

Jessie Cave Discusses Creating & Publishing Comedy Show ‘Sunrise’ – On U.K. Tour This Year!


Jan 09, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Book Reviews, Books, HP Cast, News, Review

Potter fans will remember Jessie Cave as bold Gryffindor, Lavender Brown, but since the films ended, Jessie has been hard at work putting the talent we saw in her portrayal of slightly tragic teen Lavender Brown into a career in stand-up comedy, and publishing all-too-relatable illustrations about being a woman, motherhood, dating and the trials of …read more!

J.K. Rowling Offers Advice to New Writers


Jan 08, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

J.K. Rowling, JKRowling.com, News

Most fans and aspiring authors would jump at the chance for J.K. Rowling’s pro tips on writing. Akin to an acting master class, her experience and insight would prove invaluable, and she has indulged with a three-part Q&A segment on her website. She quickly opens with a caveat, however, reminding readers that she herself holds …read more!

“Crimes of Grindelwald” nominated for Best Fantasy Film by Art Directors Guild


Jan 08, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk | Comments

Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Film Awards, Films, Honors/Awards, Movies, News

The holiday season is quickly followed by awards season, something to cheer for and cheer us during the dark winter gloom (at least in the Northern Hemisphere, we know that Leaky’s Southern Hemisphere readers are enjoying summertime).  Potter alumni have done well in awards seasons past, and this year looks to be no different. Last night, Prisoner …read more!

‘Harry Potter’ Director Alfonso Cuarón Wins Two Golden Globes For ‘Roma’!


Jan 07, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Alfonso Cuaron, Directors, Honors/Awards, News, PoA Film

Alfonso Cuarón – director of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban took home the award for Best Director and Best Foreign Language Film at the Golden Globe Awards last night, for his incredible black-and-white cultural movie, Roma. Roma made its debut in theaters and on Netflix after its Golden Lion premiere at Venice International Film Festival, and contributed …read more!

Special Astronomy class to be held February 23 & 24, sign up now


Jan 07, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk | Comments

Education, Events, Fun

Need a little extra OWL or NEWT prep in Astronomy?  If you can make it to the Robert J. Novins Planetarian at Ocean County College in New Jersey, you can learn about The Astronomical World of Harry Potter and ace those exams. “Learn about all the ways the characters and events in Harry Potter take …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Emma Watson Celebrates ‘Time’s Up’ Anniversary, Gary Oldman To Reprise Winston Churchill Role, & More!


Jan 06, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Alfonso Cuaron, Grint, Henderson, HP Cast, Margoyles, News, Oldman, Redmayne, Shaw, Smith, Tennant, Thompson, Watson

This year is already off to a strong start for Potter fans, as the Crimes of Grindelwald DVD became available for preorder, Cursed Child set more records on Broadway, we covered construction updates from Universal Orlando’s new Hogsmeade attraction and some ‘behind the magic’ visual effects features from Method Studios. We also published our full ‘year in review’ piece, covering …read more!

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