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LeakyCon 2017: 19 Years Later in Dublin, Ireland!


Oct 24, 2016

Posted by: Melissa Anelli | Comments

Conventions, Fan Events, Fans, LeakyCon, News

We are just wrapping up the incredible LeakyCon 2016 in L.A., which was a weekend of community and spirit and heart. We are so grateful for everyone who came and made it amazing; you can check out a lot more on our social networks (FB, Instagram, Twitter), and especially our YouTube, where you can follow …read more!

New ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Clips, David Yates Confirms Dumbledore Appearance!


Oct 23, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments


Colin Farrell appeared as a guest on this week’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, and gave us a new clip from Fantastic Beasts! In the scene, Farrell’s character Percival Graves (who has a pretty fancy collar) interrogates Newt Scamander about his history and his beasts in a horrifically dark room, with a couple of lines we’re already familiar with: …read more!

David Heyman Producing New ‘Willy Wonka’ Film & ‘Paddington 2′

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Oct 23, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Broadbent, Films, Gleeson, Movies, News, Walters

Variety recently confirmed that a new new Willy Wonka film is in the works. The original movies are based on the Roald Dahl book series, and David Heyman will be producing the newest installment! Variety reports: “Sources tell Variety that Warner Bros. has acquired the rights to the “Willy Wonka” IP from the Roald Dahl Estate and is planning a …read more!

Hello from LeakyCon! And some TLC updates


Oct 22, 2016

Posted by: Melissa Anelli | Comments

Audio, Conventions, Fan Events, Fan Sites, Fans, Leaky, LeakyCon, News, PotterCast

Quick Leaky business: Comments are BACK AT LAST! HUZZAH! OK, on to LeakyCon: Since 2009, LeakyCon has been a celebration of Harry Potter in all its many forms, and this weekend we may be having our most authentic, joyous weekend yet. With panels and a live PotterCast and an interactive story that has been playing …read more!

J.K. Rowling Teases Casting News for Cormoran Strike Series


Oct 21, 2016

Posted by: Justin Hart | Comments

Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, J.K. Rowling, News

As many of us know The Cormoran Strike series is becoming a TV series. Last month we reported on the casting of Tom Burke in the lead role. So now Rowling is teasing us about who they have cast to play Cormoran’s partner Robin Ellacott. In a tweet Rowling stated,   Just cast her and …read more!

Daniel Radcliffe to Star in ‘Beasts of Burden’


Oct 21, 2016

Posted by: Milka Väinämö | Comments

News, Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe is set to star in an action-thriller Beasts of Burden, according to Moviefone. Moviefone reports that Beasts of Burden centers on a drug-running pilot who manages to come into conflict with both the DEA (drug enforcement administration) and drug cartels. Hollywood Reporter writes about the plot of the movie in  following way: “Beast of Burden centers on a …read more!

Pottermore Interview Dan Fogler and Production Designer Stuart Craig

GALLERY: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them - *EXCLUSIVE* Character Posters - Dan Fogler as Jacob Kowalski

Oct 20, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Actor Interviews, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Filmmaker Interviews, Interviews, Movies, News, Pottermore

LEAKY IS LOOKING FOR WRITERS/EDITORS – MORE DETAILS AT END OF ARTICLE As part of their Fantastic Beasts Interviews, Pottermore has interviewed resident no-maj Dan Fogler, and the legendary Production Designer, Stuart Craig! Dan Fogler plays no-maj Jacob Kowalski – the guy who accidentally switches cases with Newt, gets attacked by a beastie he accidentally releases and is consequentially wrapped up …read more!

New Covers for J.K. Rowling’s Hogwarts Books


Oct 18, 2016

Posted by: Catherine | Comments

Books, Companion Books, Cover Artists, News

As Leaky reported back in August, “a brand new edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,featuring new content by J.K. Rowling, as well as new formats and editions of Quidditch Through the Ages and The Tales of Beedle the Bard will be released in 2017.” We are excited to announce that Bloomsbury released the cover images for …read more!

Pottermore Reveals the Artwork for German Harry Potter Audio Book Series


Oct 18, 2016

Posted by: Milka Väinämö | Comments

Art, Books, Cover Art, News, Pottermore

Pottermore has revealed the cover designs they have commissioned from Olly Moss for the German Harry Potter audio books. According to Pottermore, the new covers are “classic Olly Moss: iconic, beautifully executed and full of details every true fan will recognize”. The covers are a series of reimagined holiday posters from the era when British railways …read more!

Macy’s Center City in Philadelphia to Display ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Costumes


Oct 18, 2016

Posted by: Storie Chastain | Comments

Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Movies, News, Warner Bros.

Today marks one month until the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them movie hits theaters! But, starting today, Philadelphians will have to chance to see a glimpse of the film at Macy’s Center City! Macy’s will display several of the films costumes at an event that is set to start at 5:30pm later today, October 18. …read more!

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