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Watch ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ on Hulu This Summer!


Jun 25, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News, Potter News, Television Programmes

For fans who have not already added the second installment in J.K. Rowling’s new Fantastic Beasts series to their collection, it’s about to get a lot more convenient to watch the film at your leisure. Beginning July 13, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald will be available for Hulu subscribers with an HBO add-on. According …read more!

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ‘Harry Potter in Concert’ Returns to The Hollywood Bowl THIS WEEK With ‘Order of The Phoenix’


Jun 25, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Composers, Films, Interviews, Movies, Music, News, Williams

Harry Potter in Concert will  return to The Hollywood Bowl in LA this week with Order of the Phoenix in a CineConcerts performance by The Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. We had the chance to speak to conductor Sarah Hicks, who will be leading the performance on the day, about what goes into these shows, and her experience working on the live …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Imogen Heap on NPR’s ‘Tiny Desk’ Series, Productions Coming to West End, Broadway and Shanghai–and More!


Jun 24, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Audio Books, Broadway, Casting, Fandom, Fry, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Henderson, HP Cast, Jack Thorne, Music, News, Potter News, Producers, Round-Up, Sonia Friedman, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

This week’s theater news spans the globe, as proves the case more and more often with our diverse cast of Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts and Cursed Child stars, as well as the expanding nature of the industry, and the wizarding world, itself. Imogen Heap cast her spell over audiences with an appearance on NPR’s Tiny …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Jason Isaacs and Dan Fogler Cast in Spinning Gold, New Posters for the Downton Abbey Movie with Maggie Smith and More!


Jun 23, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Casting, Depp, Education, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Fiennes, Film Images, Films, Fogler, Grainger, Harry Potter Round-Up, Heyman, Isaacs, Law, Melling, Miller, Movies, Music, Pattinson, Posters, Producers, Richardson, Round-Up, Rumor, Smith, Television Programmes, Tennant, Trailers, Wright

There’s no doubt that summer’s heating up when we take a look back at the past week in the Potterverse. Harry and the Potters released their first album in 13 years, Funko revealed magical San Diego Comic Con exclusives, Pottercast recorded live at the first PodX, and the Wizarding World received multiple nominations from the …read more!

New Photos Released From Emma Watson’s ‘Little Women’


Jun 21, 2019

Posted by: Becki Osborne

BigNews, Films, Gambon, Movies, Watson

Emma Watson is set to play eldest sibling Margaret – known as Meg – in Greta Gerwig’s film adaptation of Little Women. The classic novel, written by Louisa May Alcott, was originally published in 1868 and is reported to be semi-autobiograhical. Little Women tells the tale of the four March sisters coming of age during the American …read more!

Cast Your Vote for the 2019 Teen Choice Awards


Jun 21, 2019

Posted by: Lauren Osborne

Depp, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fiennes, Film Awards, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Law, Movies, News, Potter News, Radcliffe, Television Programmes, Waterston

Voting is open from now until June 25 amongst the 2019 Teen Choice Award nominees announced yesterday, and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is up for three awards! Alongside the film, Harry Potter film alumni Daniel Radcliffe, Hero Fiennes-Tiffin and Jude Law are all nominated for their respective projects as well. Fantastic Beasts itself …read more!

Harry and the Potters Release ‘Lumos’ – First Full-Length Album in 13 Years!


Jun 21, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, LeakyCon, Music, News, Wizard Rock

Harry and the Potters just released their first full-length album in 13 years — and they’re about to go on tour! Lumos comprises 16 songs based on Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, and it’s no secret that the album is overly political, expertly tying together the current political climate in America (and, well, worldwide), and the affairs in Deathly Hallows. …read more!

Wizarding World Funko Exclusives for San Diego Comic Con


Jun 20, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Conventions, Events, Fan Events, Fans, Fun, News, Products, Richardson, Sales, Toys

That time of year is just a month away when the largest annual pop culture gathering in the world commences in San Diego, California. Although there won’t be a Harry Potter or Fantastic Beasts film previewed in Hall H this year, or any other Warner Bros production for that matter, the Wizarding World will be …read more!

‘Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’ Releases Tomorrow! (GAMEPLAY PREVIEW)


Jun 20, 2019

Posted by: Sydney Dean

Events, Exclusives, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fun - Games, Games, News, Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood

Earlier this week, WB Games and Niantic invited us to an exclusive Wizards Unite Event held at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood. We were able to play the game a few days early, catch some bowtruckles, and hear from John Hanke (Niantic CEO), Mary Casey (Executive Director of Product at …read more!

‘Harry Potter’ Cast Talks Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure in Special Opening Event Q&A!


Jun 19, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, BigNews, Davis, Davis Interviews, Events, Fandom, Fans, Felton, Felton Interviews, Films, Fun, HP Cast, Interviews, Lynch, Lynch Interviews, Movies, News, Phelps, Phelps Interviews, Potter News, Theme Park, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

During the day-long media event which ended with a spectacular opening ceremony and a magical demonstration at Universal Orlando Resort’s Islands of Adventure theme park on Tuesday, June 11, Leaky had the opportunity to preview Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure. As a part of our inside look at the attraction, Leaky correspondent Kathy Paz and …read more!

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