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Weekly Round-Up: Rupert Grint Promotes Children In Need, Kenneth Branagh on ‘Murder On The Orient Express’ and more!


Oct 20, 2017

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The past week has seen the opening of The British Library’s A History of Magic exhibition, nominations for The Cuckoo’s Calling at The National Television Awards, the Yule Ball was announced for Warner Bros Studio Tour London’s annual ‘Hogwarts in the Snow’ event, Cursed Child Broadway tickets went on sale, we explored superstition in the wizarding world, and …read more!

Daniel Radcliffe’s newest film ‘Jungle’, and much more!


Oct 19, 2017

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In Forbes‘s latest interview with Daniel Radcliffe, he discussed his new film Jungle, and what’s gone on behind the scenes. The film follows the Israeli tourist Yossi Ghinsberg who traveled to Bolivias jungles and found himself completely stranded. Simon Thompson sat down with Daniel, to discuss life after Potter, films, and everything in between. Simon asked him …read more!

‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ Opens at The British Library!


Oct 19, 2017

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Harry Potter: A History of Magic opens TOMORROW at The British Library in London! Keep reading for details on a new documentary coming to BBC Two (featuring J.K. Rowling herself), companion books, featured items, planned expansions and more: In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, The British Library in London (in …read more!

Happy Birthday, Michael Gambon!

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"This House believes the United Kingdom Should Leave the European Union"

The Oxford Union voted 74% in favour of remaining in the European Union.

Oct 19, 2017

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We at Leaky love celebrating our favorite Harry Potter characters and the actors who portray them, and birthdays are the perfect occasion to do so. The anniversary of Michael Gambon’s birth is no exception! Gambon assumed the role of Albus Dumbledore after the passing of Richard Harris, and the casting was not without controversy as …read more!

First Broadway Cursed Child Tickets Fly Faster Than a Firebolt


Oct 18, 2017

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It’s been a We-Won-the-House-Cup kind of day in the Potterverse for some, and a frustrating or disappointing day for others, as fans navigated the first release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child tickets on Broadway. Access codes and a link to their golden ticket began arriving on mobile devices early this morning to those …read more!

The Hogwarts Express Saves the Day


Oct 17, 2017

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This may sound like a missing chapter from one of the Harry Potter books or perhaps a line of fan fiction, but it looks as though our favorite wizarding “school bus” recently made a real-world rescue. Jon and Helen Cluett and their four children, ages 6 to 12, were camping in the Scottish Highlands where …read more!

The Yule Ball Comes to ‘Hogwarts in the Snow’ at the WB Studio Tour London!


Oct 17, 2017

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The popular “Hogwarts in the Snow” exhibit returns to the WB Studio Tour London this holiday season. Sets from the Harry Potter films will be transfigured into a magical winter wonderland from Nov. 18 to Jan. 28–with one new twist! For the first time, the Great Hall stage will be prepped for the Yule Ball …read more!

Theater Round-Up: ‘Cursed Child’ Makes Cut Off for Tony Consideration, Noma Dumezweni and Jamie Glover Read Books, and More!


Oct 16, 2017

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This week in theater news Harry Potter and the Cursed Child NYC makes the cut for Tony Awards consideration while the London production continues to charm. Cursed Child alums Noma Dumezweni and Jamie Glover have both been asked to lend their voices to book readings–one for publishing and one for a charity event. Finally, not …read more!

8 Things We Learned From ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Star Dan Fogler at LeakyCon 2017

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Oct 15, 2017

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Last month, Dan Fogler took part in a Q&A panel at LeakyCon 2017 in Dublin to talk about Fantastic Beasts, and certainly did not disappoint! Between telling us that he’ll be rocking his moustache for the next few years (‘I’ve become a real moustache connoisseur’) and inviting Q&A host Josh Wittge to do a podcast with him, Dan …read more!

The Cuckoo’s Calling Earns National Television Awards Nominations

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Oct 14, 2017

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BBC One’s TV adaptation of J.K. Rowlings’ Cormoran Strike Series earned high praise from critics and viewers alike earlier this fall. Now the public has a chance to name the series and its leads as their small screen favorites. The National Television Awards or NTA’s have nominated The Cuckoo’s Calling for Best Crime Drama as …read more!

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