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The “Fantastic Beasts” Cast Talks to Pottermore about their SDCC 2016 Experience

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Jul 29, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, HP Cast, Movies, News

The main Fantastic Beasts Quartet (similar to the Trio–Harry, Ron and Hermione),  Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudol and Dan Fogler, sat down with Pottermore for an exclusive interview. The group was gathered in their bus at Comic Con in San Diego, which took place this last weekend, and discussed their weekend with the PMC. …read more!

USAopoly Introduces New Harry Potter Board Game!

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Jul 29, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

News, Sales, Toys, Warner Bros., WB Shop

USAopoly recently revived fan-favorite Harry Potter board games, Trivia Pursuit’s World of Harry Potter and Harry Potter CLUE. With multiple editions of well-loved Harry Potter games, it has been years since we’ve seen a brand new Harry Potter board game. With the resurgence of the Harry Potter franchise with the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed …read more!

Hufflepuff Parody Play ‘Puffs’ Set for Off-Broadway Run

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Jul 29, 2016

Posted by: Sammie

Events, Fandom, News

While Harry Potter and the Cursed Child may be making magic across the pond, a decidedly different Potter-inspired play is stirring up success of its own in New York. Puffs, or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic is a fan-created, unofficial play written by Matt Cox that follows the true Hogwarts underdogs–Hufflepuffs–as they …read more!

Jamie Parker Opens up on Playing Harry Potter in Cursed Child

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Jul 29, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

Cursed Child, News

Jamie Parker recently sat down with The Stage to give an extensive interview on his acting career, including his latest mega-headliner, The Boy Who Lived. Playing the most well known boy wizard is a pretty daunting task, but Parker remarked that he was “under no illusion the role of Harry Potter belongs” to him.   …read more!

Scholastic Celebrates ‘Cursed Child’ with a ‘Muggle Mob'; ‘Cursed Child’ Book Breaks Pre-Sale Records

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Jul 28, 2016

Posted by: Sammie

Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, News

With mere days until the release of the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Parts 1 & 2 script book, fans around the world are celebrating in ways we haven’t seen since the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. On July 21, hundreds of Potter fans descended on NYC’s SoHo neighborhood to put …read more!

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ is “Intense” and “Ritualistic”

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Jul 27, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, News, Review

Reviews of Cursed Child have been dominating muggle news, and the Cursed Child Twitter page have not been ignoring the love. Following our pervious article on the review snippets that the @HPPlayLDN Twitter page has been sharing, we’re covering a few more of the newest reviews and photo releases from the Cursed Child website to get you excited for …read more!

A Closer Look at Newt’s Wand from Noble Collection

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Jul 27, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

News

As we learned from our editors at SDCC 2016 and Leavesden Studios, fans, press and attendees were given limited edition Newt Scamander wands from Noble Collection. Eddie Redmayned lead a crowd in lighting up H Hall at Comic Con, as everyone said “lumos” with their Fantastic Beasts wands. He then show cased his wand for …read more!

Tom Felton on Joining CW’s ‘The Flash’

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Jul 27, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Felton, Felton Interviews, News

Tom Felton visited San Diego Comic-Con last week to talk about joining CW’s show The Flash as Central City Police Department crime scene investigator, Julian Dorn. Entertainment Tonight managed to chat to the cast of The Flash at the event, and Tom says he’s settling into the show well. He’ll be joining as a season regular, so it’s a …read more!

Behind the Scenes of the Fantastic Beasts Q&A (From London to SDCC)

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Jul 27, 2016

Posted by: Georgia Gates

Actor Interviews, Events, Films, Interactive, News

With the heavily anticipated and exciting launch of ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ due to hit screens this November, Leaky was not only present at the San Diago Comic-Con event, but also lucky enough to get some behind the scenes action from our two representatives watching the live cast interviews unfold, from the …read more!

Critics Say ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ is “Charmed”

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Jul 27, 2016

Posted by: Sammie

Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, News

The first official reviews for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child are in, and it’s clear that audiences have been bewitched by the latest installment in the Potter story.   The reviews for #CursedChild are in!https://t.co/0IYj4dnwNm — Harry Potter Play (@HPPlayLDN) July 26, 2016 Five-star reviews have been flooding twitter all day–many accompanied by brand …read more!

Today Show Hosts Harry Potter Costume Contest for ‘Cursed Child’ Book Release

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Jul 25, 2016

Posted by: Sammie

Contests, Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, News

Time to dust off those wizard robes! In celebration of the release of the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Parts One & Two book, the Today Show is holding a Harry Potter costume contest! To enter, visit the Today Show plaza in New York on Thursday, July 28 dressed as your favorite Potter character. …read more!

Dan Fogler Takes Us Inside ‘Fantastic Beasts’

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Jul 25, 2016

Posted by: Storie Chastain

News

This time last year, Dan Fogler was in much the same place he is now, heading home from San Diego Comic Con. But his Comic Con experience from 2015 was a very different one than 2016. Last year, Fogler was a mere exhibitor, selling his comic book Brooklyn Gladiator to passing strangers. It was there, on the …read more!

“Fantastic Beasts” Wands Coming to Noble Collection!

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Jul 24, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, HP Cast, Movies, News, Props-Sets, Toys, Warner Bros.

Fantastic Beasts has been taking San Diego’s Comic Con (SDCC) by storm! Introducing a new trailer, hosting live Q&A with fansites (Leaky, too!) and panels, the Fantastic Beasts cast and crew has been revealing a lot of new movie magic. Also, keep an eye on the new Wizarding World snapchat for more inside looks at …read more!

The Leaky Cauldron at the ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Q&A Event at San Diego Comic-Con!

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Jul 23, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Interviews, Directors, Events, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Interviews, Leaky, Movies, News, Pottermore

We have been covering the unveilings of exclusive material at San Diego Comic Con’s Fantastic Beasts panel – first a trailer, and now an exclusive Q&A event with the cast – featuring a question from Leaky! We’re live now with the cast of #FantasticBeasts and the NEW TRAILER. #SDCC2016 pic.twitter.com/g1sBRhAGiu — Fantastic Beasts (@FantasticBeasts) July 23, 2016 We’re live …read more!

Meet the Newest Magical Creatures of ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’!

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Jul 23, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fantastic Beasts Movie, Film Images, Movies, News, Pottermore

Following the release of the newest Fantastic Beasts trailer at San Diego Comic-Con, Pottermore have taken to Twitter to release details of the creatures appearing in the trailer: First off is the Billywig, a seemingly small, blue flying creature which apparently packs a powerful sting. They’re also suspected to be an ingredient in Fizzing Whizzbees! The …read more!

New ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Trailer: House Elves, Queenie and Brand New Beasts!

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Jul 23, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Events, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Film Images, News, Pottermore, Trailers, Warner Bros.

San Diego Comic-Con’s Fantastic Beasts event is currently underway, which means a BRAND NEW TRAILER! Leaky is at both the San Diego panel, and Warner Bros’ exclusive event at Leavesden Studios in London, which is currently featuring some brand new Fantastic Beasts costumes! Watch the trailer below, and keep reading for our coverage of the …read more!

New “Fantastic Beasts” Interview with David Yates, More from SDCC 2016

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Jul 23, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, HP Cast, Movies, News, Warner Bros., Yates Interviews

David Yates sat down with the Los Angeles Times to talk about his first Comic-Con experience (San Diego is hosting this years International Comic Con this weekend) and Fantastic Beasts. David Yates, David Heyman, and most of the Fantastic Beasts cast are taking San Diego and the 2016 International Comic Con by storm. As a …read more!

Happy 27th Birthday, Daniel Radcliffe!

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Jul 23, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Birthdays, Birthdays, News, Radcliffe

Today marks Dan Radcliffe’s 27th Birthday, falling just over a week before Harry Potter and J.K. Rowling’s birthdays. Dan is busy with two performances in off-broadway show Privacy today (Bonnie Wright visited him this week!), so some fans may be getting to see him on his special day over in New York. If not, join us in reminiscing …read more!

Harry and Ginny Reunite: Bonnie Wright at Daniel Radcliffe’s Play ‘Privacy’

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Jul 23, 2016

Posted by: Sammie

HP Cast, News, Radcliffe, Wright

Mr. and Mrs. Potter reunited on Thursday when Bonnie Wright (along with Chris Columbus–director of the first two Potter films) attended a performance of Daniel Radcliffe’s new off-Broadway play Privacy. Bonnie later posted a photo of the three to her Instagram and shared her thoughts on the performance:  “Reunion! Congrats Dan on another stellar performance. Google …read more!

The Leaky Cauldron at San Diego Comic-Con’s ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Q&A!

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Jul 22, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Conventions, Fan Events, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Film Images, Films, Movies, News, Posters, Pottermore, Warner Bros.

Tomorrow, The Leaky Cauldron will join the Fantastic Beasts team at San Diego Comic-Con and Warner Bros’ special event at Leavesden Studios in London. Leaky will be involved with an exclusive Q&A with the cast and crew of the film, so listen out for us! The Fantastic Beasts Facebook page also shared some new movie art celebrating their appearance at …read more!



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