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More Magic Coming This Summer to the Wizarding World Hollywood

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May 25, 2018

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Fun, Products, Sales, Theme Park, Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood

Some magical additions are coming to Universal Hollywood’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter this summer as well as the return of a fan favorite event. Beginning in June, visitors to the California park will be able to enjoy added menu and apparel items, two new wand spells and once again experience The Nighttime Lights at …read more!

Rupert Grint to Star in Agatha Christie’s ‘The ABC Murders’

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May 24, 2018

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BigNews, Branagh, Fandom, Fans, Grint, HP Cast, Movies, News, Television Programmes

Rupert Grint, best known to fans as Ron Weasley in the eight-film adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, joins the cast of BBC One’s next made-for-television installment of Agatha Christie’s classic murder mysteries, The ABC Murders. Grint will play Inspector Crome alongside renowned character actor John Malkovich, cast as the famous Belgian detective Hercule …read more!

Universal Studios Japan Celebrates ‘Harry Potter’ In New Spectacle Parade!

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May 24, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

News, Theme Park, Universal Studios Japan

As previously reported on Leaky, a brand new parade featuring the magic of Harry Potter started last week at Universal Studios Japan. Videos of the full Universal Spectacle Night Parade have been released, giving us a glimpse at the ‘mind blowing’ experience and ‘next generation’ effects promised by Universal Studios in their announcement late last year! From …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Interviews with Anthony Boyle, Noma Dumezweni, Sam Clemmett and Jamie Parker!

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May 21, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

Actor Interviews, Anthony Boyle, Broadway, Exclusives, Fandom, Fans, Fun, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Honors/Awards, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, News, Noma Dumezweni, Producers, Round-Up, Sam Clemmett, SetReports, Sonia Friedman, Television Programmes, Theater, Theater Round-Up, Watson, West End

Theater news this week is heavy on the personal interviews with Harry Potter and the Cursed Child cast members but, given the still-recent transfer from London’s West End to Broadway and its 10 Tony nominations, we’re not at all surprised. In fact, the production seems indisputably charmed, and the cast themselves are equally charming. Enjoy …read more!

Farewell to ‘Cursed Child’ London’s Year Two Company – Bring on Year Three!

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May 21, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, News, Theater, West End

Last night marked the final performance of the Year Two company of Cursed Child at the Palace Theatre in London, and in just two days time the Year Three company will begin their adventure! As previously reported on Leaky, along with the third Jamie in a row to portray Harry Potter on the west end (Jamie Ballard), Susie Trayling …read more!

‘Harry Potter’ Films Take the Floo to New Networks Syfy and USA!

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May 19, 2018

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BigNews, Exclusives, Fandom, Fans, Films, Fun, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Home Video / DVD, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News, Potter News, Television Programmes

Late last year Leaky reported on the exciting news that HBO GO, HBO NOW and HBO On Demand would be airing Harry Potter marathons in the new year. For fans without the DVD or Blu-ray editions of the eight films adapting J.K. Rowling’s epic wizarding series, this was a magical turn of events! Now Collider reports …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Updates on ‘Willow’ Sequel Starring Warwick Davis, First Look at Dan Radcliffe in ‘Guns Akimbo’ & More

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May 19, 2018

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This week has been a huge week for new merch announcements! Funko released several new lines of Harry Potter figures, including their upcoming 5 Star range, which includes little props alongside figures (Hermione carries a copy of A History of Magic, Dumbledore comes with Fawkes, Hagrid is accompanied by Norbet(a)!). LEGO also revealed details on upcoming Harry Potter sets, …read more!

REVIEW: Alfred Enoch Stars in “RED” on London’s West End

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May 18, 2018

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After the opening of RED on London’s West End, Leaky was lucky enough to get to see Harry Potter‘s Alfred Enoch (who played Dean Thomas in the film series) star as Mark Rothko’s assistant, Ken, during his first official week in the production. RED is written by John Logan, and originally starred Alfred Molina (who returns to this production), …read more!

Covers Revealed For ‘Tales of Beedle The Bard’ Illustrated Editions

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May 17, 2018

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As previously reported on Leaky, both Bloomsbury and Scholastic recently announced illustrated editions of The Tales of Beedle The Bard (coming this October), and today revealed the covers for each edition! Bloomsbury’s U.K. edition is illustrated by Chris Riddell, and we recently received a first look at the art within this new edition of J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world fairytales. …read more!

All New Harry Potter LEGO Sets Revealed

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May 16, 2018

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Fantastic Beasts, Fun, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, News, Products, Sales, Toys

LEGO fans, it’s time to create some new Harry Potter magic! Earlier today Entertainment Weekly revealed exclusive photos of three new sets on their way from the brick company and we can’t wait to share them with you. The sets appear to be taken from scenes in the first three installments of the series, two …read more!



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