Harry Potter News

Tom Felton on Joining CW’s ‘The Flash’

Tom+Felton+Premiere+Rise+Planet+Apes+WDBbrChG1npl

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)

Screen Shot 2016-07-27 at 2.32.51 PM

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”

CoSr97ZWgAAcqdv

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

Cn45DU3UIAA7Ih5

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’

fogler

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!

tumblr_inline_nxb5bfPuB91qirla5_500

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!

fantastic beasts

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’!

Demiguise_Fantastic_Beasts_CC_Trailer_WM

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!

Screen Shot 2016-07-23 at 17.42.34

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

davidyates

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!

2016-Daniel-Radcliffe

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’

13744190_859623930837519_777617938_n

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!

fantastic beasts

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!

‘Cursed Child’ Trio: “Being a Wizard is the Best Job Ever”

PHx2MhP0DxWpBx_1_l

Jul 22, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Interviews, Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, News

Jamie Parker, Paul Thornley and Noma Dumezweni are currently portraying Harry, Ron and Hermione on stage in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which opens for official performances on July 30th. The outside of Palace Theatre has been slowly growing into a masterpiece, adding more Potter-themed decorations in preparation for preview performances coming to an end. The new trio spoke to …read more!

Anthony Boyle on Playing Scorpius Malfoy in ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’

HP_20100_Scorpius_FL

Jul 21, 2016

Posted by: Sammie

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

Harry Potter’s enduring feud with classmate Draco Malfoy has left many fans curious about the relationships between the rivals’ children at Hogwarts. Anthony Boyle–Draco’s son Scorpius Malfoy in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child–opens up about Scorpius’ childhood and a surprising friendship in a new interview.  “He’s grown up in isolation in the Malfoy Manor and …read more!

9 Years Later

Harry_Potter_and_the_Deathly_Hallows_(US_cover)

Jul 21, 2016

Posted by: Justin Hart

Book Seven, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling, Pottermore

Nine years ago Harry Potter fans across the globe were reading the final book of Harry’s epic journey, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. We had invested our lives in these books and we were finally getting answers. The global phenomenon that is and was Harry Potter culminated in an amazing tale of horcruxes and the …read more!

“Fantastic Beasts” Round Up: Comic Con, Test-Screening and More

fantastic beasts

Jul 21, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

Books, Companion Books, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News, Products, Publishers, Warner Bros.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is coming around the corner this November! Being one of Warner Bro.’s most anticipated films, the film and its cast and crew will be making an appearance (multiple appearances) at this years San Diego (International) Comic Con, SDCC 2016. Time Magazine included Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find …read more!

Evanna Lynch Attends Giffoni Film Festival 2016

evanna lynch giffoni

Jul 20, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Interviews, Cursed Child, Events, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Lynch, Lynch Interviews, News

Yesterday, Evanna Lynch attended the Giffoni Film Festival held in Salerno (Italy), after starring in My Name is Emily, which featured in the Generator +16 competition at the event. Of course, many Potter fans attended the festival to ask questions, but Evanna also had some wisdom of her own to share. Evanna was part of the Potter community long before she …read more!

Win a Signed Copy of ‘Cursed Child’ from Waterstones!

harry-potter-cursed-child-final-cover

Jul 20, 2016

Posted by: Sammie

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

Like most Potter fans, we’re counting down the days until the release of the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child  book so we can all experience the latest installment in Harry’s story for ourselves.  The only thing that could possibly be better than an eighth Harry Potter book? A signed eighth Harry Potter book. Waterstones has just announced–in what …read more!

A First Look at “Fantastic Beasts” LEGOs and T-Shirt!

Screen Shot 2016-07-19 at 11.45.39 PM

Jul 19, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, Fun, Fun - Games, HP Cast, J.K. Rowling, Movies, Products, Toys, Warner Bros., WB Shop

With the first Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them movie due to roll into theaters this November, first looks at film merchandise are beginning to surface. LEGO website, Bricks Fans recently released images of the packaging of Fantastic Beasts LEGO sets. The new LEGO sets were advertised in the Argos catalogue in the U.K. The images …read more!



Leaky Crafts

Finding Hogwarts

The Leaky Cauldron is not associated with J.K. Rowling, Warner Bros., or any of the individuals or companies associated with producing and publishing Harry Potter books and films.