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Behind the Scenes with Oscar-Nominated ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Design Team!

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Feb 18, 2017

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Vanity Fair recently interviewed production designer Stuart Craig and set dresser Anna Pinnock – leaders of the immensely talented design team behind Fantastic Beasts – on their Oscar-nominated work behind the scenes of the latest film to delve into J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world. After 17 years on Potter, Stuart Craig is familiar with J.K. Rowling’s work, so had a deep …read more!

Emma Thompson Talks ‘Alone in Berlin’ and Propoganda, Past and Present

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Feb 18, 2017

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Emma Thompson, known to Harry Potter fans as the flighty Professor Trelawney, spoke to The Sydney Morning Herald about her current film, Alone in Berlin. Naturally, when discussing a WWII film that delves into what individuals can do in the face of great opposition and evil, the conversation turned to politics, both past and present. You …read more!

David Tennant Talks Final Season of ‘Broadchurch’

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Feb 18, 2017

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David Tennant, known to Harry Potter fans as the wily and erratic Barty Crouch Jr., returns for the third season of Broadchurch as DI Alec Hardy. The cast and crew are typically secretive when it comes to the hit show, but Tennant recently spoke about what fans can expect in the final series, the first episode of which airs on ITV, Monday, February …read more!

Broadway “Cursed Child’ Auditions Next Week

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Feb 18, 2017

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child takes a significant step towards its 2018 Broadway premiere next week. As reported earlier this month by Leaky, tryouts for the Harry Potter play, which has run with much acclaim in London’s West End, are scheduled in New York February 20-22. According to a recent listing on Backstage.com,  now …read more!

20th Anniversary of Sorcerer’s Stone to be Celebrated at London Book & Screen Week!

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Feb 18, 2017

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Bookseller.com just announced the lineup for 2017’s London Book & Screen Week, including a “very special” screening of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s (or Sorcerer’s Stone if you’re here in the states!) at the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London, which is joined by a panel with Michael Morpurgo (writer of War Horse) and Roddy Doyle. The London Book …read more!

Emma Watson Compares Hermione to Princess Leia, and Belle

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Feb 17, 2017

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Among a list of celebrated female characters like Princess Leia, Black Widow, and Wonder Woman, lies the great Hermione Granger, the brightest witch of her age. Entertainment Weekly interviewed Emma Watson, who stars in next month’s Beauty and the Beast, about Hermione and her influence on little girls and kids who grew up with the series. …read more!

Expecto Patronum: Lumos Making a Difference for Children in Moldova

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Feb 17, 2017

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What do you need when the Dementors are getting you down and you can’t coax more than a few sparks out of your wand? You need a witch or wizard to come and conjure a patronus to repel the Dementors and save you from a terrible fate. Lumos, the international children’s charity founded by J.K. Rowling, …read more!

Emma Thompson Sings ‘Beauty and the Beast’

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Feb 17, 2017

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As many Leaky followers know, the live action version of Beauty and the Beast opens in theaters on March 17, 2017. There has been a plethora of news recently on the upcoming Disney musical, particularly focused on its star Emma Watson as covered here by Leaky. Most Harry Potter fans are also aware that the …read more!

First Poster Unveiled for Gary Oldman’s ‘Hunter Killer’

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Feb 17, 2017

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Gary Oldman, known to Harry Potter fans as Sirius Black, stars in the upcoming action thriller Hunter Killer, alongside Gerard Butler, Billy Bob Thornton, and Michael Trucco. The film went through a rocky development phase, followed by trouble when its company, Relativity Media, struggled financially, leaving it to be taken on by Nu Image/Millenium. Things now seem to be moving …read more!

Robert Pattinson and Cast Talk Filming of ‘The Lost City of Z’

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Feb 17, 2017

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Robert Pattinson and cast members walked the red carpet at the premiere of The Lost City of Z at the Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin, Germany on February 14th. Pattinson, as aide de camp Henry Costin, stars alongside Charlie Hunnam (Percy Fawcett), Tom Holland (Jack Fawcett), and Sienna Miller (Nina Fawcett). Photos courtesy of …read more!



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