Harry Potter News

Hogwarts Legacy to be released in February

Aug 13, 2022

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Fun - Video Games, Games, Products, Video Games

Hogwarts Legacy, a role-playing game set at Hogwarts in the 19th century, has been delayed from its originally proposed release date of late 2022, i.e., for the holidays, to February 2023. The February release date applies to PlayStation, XBox, and PC versions of the videogame. No release date is yet available for Nintendo Switch. In …read more!

Harry Potter audiobooks now available in Chinese, other languages coming

Jun 23, 2022

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Audio Books, Books, Books - Release Dates, News

Pottermore Publishing has collaborated with Chinese audiobook platform Ximalaya to release the Harry Potter series in a Chinese audiobook version as of 21 June. According to Pottermore Publishing, Ximalaya collaborated with VoiceGem and some prominent Chinese voice actors, such as Jiang Guangtao, to record the series in Chinese for the first time. Pottermore is planning …read more!

Draco/Tom shows his house pride with some Slytherin merch

May 24, 2022

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Felton, HP Cast, Movies, News

Tom Felton recently displayed his Slytherin house pride by purchasing some Slytherin-themed merchandise from Insight Editions. Insight Editions makes a lot of Potter-rific stuff for fans. Leaky has reviewed their various books and kits and other neat stuff, interviewed authors, and hosted multiple giveaways for our readers. So, Insight Editions was pretty chuffed to see …read more!

Jude Law nominated for award for his portrayal of Dumbledore

Apr 26, 2022

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Film Awards, News

Jude Law has been nominated in Best Actor category of the National Film Awards for his role as Albus Dumbledore, ginger wizard extraordinaire, in Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore. Another actor in the Fantastic Beasts film series is up for an award in the telly division: Colin Farrell, who played Gellert Grindelwald in his …read more!

“Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells” celebrates “Secrets of Dumbledore” with in-game events

Apr 22, 2022

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fun - Video Games, Games, News, Products, Video Games

The main event being the ability, for a limited time, to earn badges to collect a Niffler as a permanent creature to use in gameplay. Hey, I thought Nifflers were known for doing the collecting? The in-game event also features Magizoologist Newt Scamander joining the game for the first time as a guide and host …read more!

Waiting to see “Secrets of Dumbledore”? Listen to the soundtrack!

Apr 14, 2022

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, Films - Soundtracks, Movies, News

As I wait to see Fantastic Beasts: Secrets of Dumbledore for the first time, I am eager for any clues to the film’s content — trailers, photos, graphic art from Mina Lima, interviews, etc. Now I can add the soundtrack to my list of preparatory materials for the film. The composing and recording of this …read more!

Go behind the scenes with “Secrets of Dumbledore” movie magic companion book from Insight Editions

Apr 09, 2022

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Books, Books - Release Dates, Companion Books, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Film Images, Filmmaker Interviews, Films, Interviews, Movies, News

With the release of each new film, we fans expect that, in addition to the film itself, video, audio, photos, and interviews will take us behind the scenes, revealing bloopers, scenes that ended up on the cutting room floor, and on-set antics from the cast and crew. These details enrich our experience of the story …read more!

Is Dolores Umbridge the weakest-drawn Harry Potter character?

Apr 08, 2022

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Books, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

One of the strengths of the Harry Potter series is the nuance with which its characters are drawn. No-one is all-good or all-bad. The best characters have their weak moments, times when they make bad decisions, lash out, behave selfishly, use bad judgment, behave immaturely, or say something hurtful that they regret. In other words, …read more!

Cover reveal for “Secrets of Dumbledore” screenplay

Mar 31, 2022

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Books, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Movies

On 24th March, Wizarding World revealed the cover for the screenplay for Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore. The cover resembles the movie posters and marks a departure from the covers for the screenplays of the two previous Fantastic Beasts films, which were both designed by MinaLima. It is disappointing that the new cover does …read more!

Zynga’s “Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells” and “Words With Friends 2” team up for “Magical Mischief” campaign

Mar 23, 2022

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Fun - Video Games, News, Video Games

We have another piece of video game news for the substantial subset of our fans who enjoy playing them. That’s two days in a row, most unusual. This time it’s Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells, which is launching a collaborative campaign with Words With Friends 2. From 21-28 March, players can participate in the cross-game …read more!



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