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‘Harry Potter’ Films Take the Floo to New Networks Syfy and USA!

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May 19, 2018

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Late last year Leaky reported on the exciting news that HBO GO, HBO NOW and HBO On Demand would be airing Harry Potter marathons in the new year. For fans without the DVD or Blu-ray editions of the eight films adapting J.K. Rowling’s epic wizarding series, this was a magical turn of events! Now Collider reports …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Updates on ‘Willow’ Sequel Starring Warwick Davis, First Look at Dan Radcliffe in ‘Guns Akimbo’ & More

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May 19, 2018

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This week has been a huge week for new merch announcements! Funko released several new lines of Harry Potter figures, including their upcoming 5 Star range, which includes little props alongside figures (Hermione carries a copy of A History of Magic, Dumbledore comes with Fawkes, Hagrid is accompanied by Norbet(a)!). LEGO also revealed details on upcoming Harry Potter sets, …read more!

REVIEW: Alfred Enoch Stars in “RED” on London’s West End

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May 18, 2018

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After the opening of RED on London’s West End, Leaky was lucky enough to get to see Harry Potter‘s Alfred Enoch (who played Dean Thomas in the film series) star as Mark Rothko’s assistant, Ken, during his first official week in the production. RED is written by John Logan, and originally starred Alfred Molina (who returns to this production), …read more!

Covers Revealed For ‘Tales of Beedle The Bard’ Illustrated Editions

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May 17, 2018

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As previously reported on Leaky, both Bloomsbury and Scholastic recently announced illustrated editions of The Tales of Beedle The Bard (coming this October), and today revealed the covers for each edition! Bloomsbury’s U.K. edition is illustrated by Chris Riddell, and we recently received a first look at the art within this new edition of J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world fairytales. …read more!

All New Harry Potter LEGO Sets Revealed

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May 16, 2018

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LEGO fans, it’s time to create some new Harry Potter magic! Earlier today Entertainment Weekly revealed exclusive photos of three new sets on their way from the brick company and we can’t wait to share them with you. The sets appear to be taken from scenes in the first three installments of the series, two …read more!

PotterCast #279: Semiregular!

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May 16, 2018

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Yesterday, PotterCast returned for their 279th episode, and covered everything from Cursed Child to Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery… New episode! #279: Semiregular! is now in your feeds… can you refresh like a hippogriff? https://t.co/VHwycmF1n0 — PotterCast (@pottercast) May 14, 2018 Charlie (Weasley?) appears on the episode to give his thoughts on Part 1 of Cursed Child, after he and …read more!

New Potter Fun from Funko

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May 15, 2018

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Funko has some all-new magic in store this summer, Potter fans! Yesterday the licensed collectible giant revealed new Potter Pop!s, Mystery Minis and a cute little Ron/Hermione Vynl duo that is a must-have for your Harry Potter collection. The Vynls, as well as some marvelous Minis new to Funko including Argus Filch with Mrs. Norris, …read more!

Theater Round-Up: John Tiffany and Sam Clemmett Interviews, Birthday Messages for The Old Vic and More!

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May 14, 2018

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Last week we reported on Harry Potter and the Cursed Child nominations for the Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards. Cursed Child picked up 10 nominations, while Sonia Friedman’s Mean Girls snagged 15, and voting closes tonight at 11:59 p.m. ET–so don’t forget to VOTE HERE! Jamie Parker, who plays the Chosen One himself in the Broadway …read more!

Weekly Round-up: ‘Harry Potter’ Actors Reunite at Conventions, Ezra Miller’s Band to Tour U.S. With New Album & More!

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May 13, 2018

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This week in the Potterverse has not only seen us celebrate Teacher Appreciation week (with dedicated Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff and Slytherin Head of House appreciation posts), but we also reported on new additions to Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, voting opened for Broadway.com’s Audience Choice Awards, Scholastic announced their Harry Potter themed Summer Reading Challenge and Warner Bros Studio Tour London …read more!

For the ‘Harry Potter’ Fandom on U.S. Mother’s Day

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May 13, 2018

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Typically, I would set to indirectly honoring mothers of the fandom through a tribute to the remarkable qualities of resilience, generosity, determination and love found in the mothers of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series. As a mother herself, Rowling understood intimately the daily sacrifice and the fierce hearts of her invented characters, and she wrote …read more!



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