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Bloomsbury Announces Deluxe Edition of Illustrated ‘Goblet of Fire’!


May 22, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

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Bloomsbury announced that a deluxe edition of Jim Kay’s long-awaited illustrated version of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire will be released alongside the standard illustrated edition, and both are available for pre-order now! Both editions will also be available in stores Oct. 8. The special deluxe edition hardback will feature a gorgeous green …read more!

Get Ready to Wrock at LeakyCon 2019 Dallas and Boston!


May 21, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Conventions, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fun, Harry and the Potters, HP Cast, J.K. Rowling, LeakyCon, Movies, Music, News, Rankin, Wizard Rock

Fans attending the 10th Anniversary LeakyCon events in Dallas, Boston or both will be able to wrock out to a magical concert featuring some of the top names in the wizarding music genre. Mischief Management announced that the unofficial Harry Potter fan convention will host Harry and the Potters, Draco and the Malfoys, Tonks and the …read more!

Close-Up Look at Universal Orlando’s Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure!

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May 20, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Exclusives, News, Theme Park, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

For any Potter fan, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is the pièce de résistance of the Universal Studios theme parks — and Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure will likely be the highlight of them all! Universal Orlando is the dream destination for those hoping to step inside J.K. Rowling’s world, allowing you to walk through Hogsmeade, …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Robert Pattinson Potentially Cast As Batman, Daniel Radcliffe Updates & More!


May 19, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Casting, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Films, Harry Potter Round-Up, Honors/Awards, Law, Movies, News, Pattinson, Radcliffe, Redmayne, Richardson, Round-Up, Shaw, Television Programmes, Tennant, Thompson, Trailers

Our Wizarding World was rocked this week when we heard news of Warner Bros. and Pottermore’s new joint venture, Wizarding World Digital. Leaky went straight to the source and got an exclusive statement on the transfigured Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts online platform just ahead of the unveiling of their new Wizarding Passports! We also …read more!

New Harry Potter Merch From Aldi’s and Funko!


May 18, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Fandom, Fans, Films, Fun, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling, News, Products

Choices for the avid Harry Potter collector are at an all-time high with magical new merch coming soon from multiple outlets. Yesterday, Leaky reported on Hallmark’s expansion of its exclusive Harry Potter collectibles series, available in Hallmark Gold Stores and online now. The Harry Potter Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments line will also feature new Potter-themed holiday …read more!

Hallmark Unveils Magical New Harry Potter Collectibles!


May 17, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Fandom, Fans, Holidays, News, Products

Hallmark unveiled a new selection of exclusive Harry Potter collectibles Wednesday, available in Hallmark Gold Stores and online. The collection includes Harry Potter Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments, debuting in July, as well as home decor, ceramics, plush, apparel and greeting cards for purchase now! Items such as oversized mugs feature designs and quotes recalling your favorite Harry …read more!

New website “Wizarding World” is live!

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May 16, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Interactive, Legal, News, Pottermore, Warner Bros.

Leaky just announced days ago that Pottermore and Warner Bros. were forming a new joint venture in the form of a new website and experiences that would combine material from the books and movies.  Since Pottermore is associated with the books, and Warner Bros. is the rights holder for the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Daniel Radcliffe Wins Audience Choice Award, ‘Cursed Child’ Actors on Current Projects and More!


May 16, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Anthony Boyle, Broadway, Casting, Events, Fandom, Fans, Films, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, Movies, News, Radcliffe, Round-Up, Television Programmes, Tena, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

After a slow-starting spring in the world of theater news, things are picking up again as Daniel Radcliffe receives an Audience Choice Award and Jack Thorne’s King Kong brings home three wins at the Outer Critics Circle Awards. Awards are always exciting for fans who follow theater, but there’s much more! Cursed Child alum Anthony …read more!

Pottercast Ep 289: Gross Beer and Other Magic or the Physics, Finances, and Fundamentals of Floo Powder


May 16, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Fantastic Beasts, Fun, Humor, News, Potter News, PotterCast

It’s been less than a month since Episode 288 and Pottercast is back with their usual brand of on-air magic, as well as a few shiny new segments you don’t want to miss-especially if you’re a Niffler. In addition to some great Fantastic Beasts talk in this episode, we get a taste of the podcast’s new structure, including the …read more!

EXCLUSIVE Statement On Warner Bros. and Pottermore’s Next Steps to Create Wizarding World Digital


May 14, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Exclusives, Fandom, Fans, J.K. Rowling, Media, News, Opinion, Potter News, Pottermore, Products, Warner Bros.

Fans are now aware of the newly formed joint venture between Pottermore and Warner Bros., aiming to ‘widen and deepen’ the scope of what Pottermore can do to improve digital experiences for Wizarding World fans, which includes transitioning over to a new platform — WizardingWorld.com. We’re also no stranger to the recent uproar following the apparent ‘leak’ …read more!

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