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SDCC 2019 Day One: Panels and Announcements From ‘His Dark Materials,’ ‘Cursed Child’ and Hero Collector!


Jul 19, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Books, Books - Release Dates, Conventions, Cover Art, Events, Exclusives, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fogler, Fun, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Harry Potter Wizards Unite, HP Cast, Jack Thorne, McCrory, News, Potter News, Pottermore, Products, Scholastic, Television Programmes

Welcome to day one of the con of all cons, Potter fans! San Diego Comic-Con 2019 got off to a cracking start on Thursday, July 18. And though Leaky correspondents were not yet on site, we’ve put together a recap of the day’s events and announcements for the fandom members who couldn’t make it. The …read more!

EXCLUSIVE: New ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Figurine Released By Hero Collector


Jul 19, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Events, Exclusives, Fantastic Beasts Movie, News, Products, Toys

Today at San Diego Comic Con, Hero Collector announced a brand new figurine added to its Wizarding World collection, and we’re excited to bring you the exclusive details! During the New Toys, Statues & Action Figures with Entertainment Earth’s Adam Pawlus panel at SDCC today, Hero Collector revealed the brand new Niffler figurine — an adorable statue, …read more!

Scholastic Reveals ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Behind-The-Scenes Book!

'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: The Journey: Behind The Scenes of the Award-Winning Stage Production' cover art

Jul 18, 2019

Posted by: Becki Osborne

Books, Books - Release Dates, Broadway, Conventions, Crew Interviews, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, John Tiffany, News, Paperbacks, Potter News, Products, Publishers, Scholastic, Theater, Titles, West End

Scholastic has revealed the cover art for upcoming book, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: The Journey: Behind the Scenes of the Award- Winning Stage Production. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has been an award winning, record-breaking, production since it’s premier in London’s Palace Theatre on 30th July 2016. Written by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack …read more!

Her Universe Debuts Potter-Inspired Dresses at San Diego Comic-Con!


Jul 17, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Conventions, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Movies, News, Potter News, Products

Her Universe is known for franchise-themed collections tailor-made to the fandoms that follow them. With clothing inspired by Disney, Star Wars, Doctor Who, Marvel and more, it was only a matter of time before company head Ashley Eckstein took the leap–or rather, the Floo Network–into the wizarding world for some magical inspiration. SYFY just announced …read more!

Theater Round-Up: J.K. Rowling Discusses San Francisco’s Magical Heritage, Evanna Lynch Talks ‘Games for Lovers’ and More!


Jul 17, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Broadway, Contests, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, JKR Interviews, John Tiffany, Lynch, News, Potter News, Pottermore, Round-Up, Television Programmes, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

We have some big news in the theater world this week! J.K. Rowling reunited with Cursed Child collaborators John Tiffany and Jack Thorne to discuss the production’s move to San Francisco–and the magical heritage it possesses. Harry Potter alum Evanna Lynch also sat down for an interview with costar Calum Callaghan and London Live to …read more!

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ‘Harry Potter’ Actor Christian Coulson Talks New Movie ‘Bite Me’ With Writer & Co-Star Naomi McDougall Jones


Jul 14, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Interviews, Coulson, Coulson Interviews, Exclusives, Films, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, HP Cast, Interviews, News, TLC Interviews

We previously reported on the success of subversive romantic comedy Bite Me, currently on The Joyful Vampire Tour of America, and recently Leaky had the exclusive chance to interview the film’s writer and star, Naomi McDougall Jones, as well as co-star Christian Coulson, who you’ll recognise as Tom Riddle from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets! …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Katherine Waterston and Jude Law in an HBO Mystery Series, Upcoming Appearances by Daniel Radcliffe, Emmy Predictions and More!


Jul 14, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Burke, Conventions, Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, Cormoran Strike TV Series, Fan Events, Fans, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Film Images, Films, Fogler, Gambon, Grainger, Harry Potter Round-Up, Law, Lethal White, Miller, Music, Oldman, Pattinson, Radcliffe, Round-Up, Shaw, Staunton, Television Programmes, Thompson, Trailers, Waterston

There really is never a dull moment in the Potterverse. We started out the week celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and releasing the latest episode of our YouTube series the Magical Emporium hosted by Guiness World Record Holder Victoria Maclean on rare Wizarding World collectibles. Throughout the week we shared …read more!

Unboxing Hallmark’s Latest Harry Potter Collection


Jul 13, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Fun, Misc, Products, Review, Sales

Leaky was lucky enough to receive a package by owl post recently from the iconic greeting card and collectible company Hallmark so we could share a bit about a few of the charming new items found in their latest Harry Potter line. We had a taste of Christmas in July when we did our ceremonial …read more!

Jim Kay Begins Drafting “Order of the Phoenix” Illustrated Edition!

Goblet of Fire Jim Kay

Jul 12, 2019

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

Art, Bloomsbury, Books, Books - Release Dates, Companion Books, Fantastic Beasts, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, News, Publishers, Quidditch Through the Ages, Scholastic, Titles

Jim Kay has officially begun work on the illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, and that’s good news that would make even Madam Pince rejoice! After previously announcing on his website Creepy Scrawlers Ltd. about the completion of his work on Goblet of Fire, Kay went on to inform readers that he aims to …read more!

Fire at Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden Set


Jul 12, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

News, Studio Tour, Warner Bros.

A fire broke out at Leavesden Studios yesterday, July 10th. The studios, owned by Warner Bros., are where Harry Potter, Fantasitc Beasts, James Bond, Mission Impossible and many other blockbuster films were made, and just around the corner from the Warner Bros Studio Tour – The Making of Harry Potter. Photo credit: Alamy The fire service spent over 15 …read more!

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