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Production on Delay for ‘Fantastic Beasts 3′


Jan 19, 2019

Posted by: Zack DiGirolamo | Comments

Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, J.K. Rowling, News

According to Deadline, the third installment in the Fantastic Beasts film series has delayed production. The film was originally due to begin filming in July; appears the film won’t begin filming until the late fall, likely November 2019. Deadline reports that the filmmakers need more time for pre-production. The film is rumored to take place in Rio …read more!

Australian ‘Cursed Child’ Cast Portraits Revealed As Previews Begin


Jan 18, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, News

Preview performances for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the Princess Theatre in Melbourne, Australia, have now started, and the character portraits of the Potter, Weasley and Malfoy families are finally here! Breaking the chain of actors named Jamie portraying The Boy Who Lived, Gareth Reeve stars as Harry Potter, alongside Lucy Goleby (Ginny), and Sean …read more!

‘Crimes of Grindelwald’ Extended Cut Coming to Digital/Blu-Ray!


Jan 15, 2019

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Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, Home Video / DVD, News

You read that right! An extended cut of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald will be included in the 4K UHD Combo Pack and the Blu-ray Combo pack release of the film! The movie will also release in DVD Special Edition and Digital. The 4K UHD Combo Pack and the Blu-ray Combo pack include an extended cut of the film with …read more!

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Cast Panel Charms at BroadwayCon!


Jan 14, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Broadway, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Jack Thorne, News, Noma Dumezweni, Sam Clemmett, Theater

BroadwayCon kicked off over the weekend with a day full of Cursed Child celebrations – very fitting for a Broadway show that’s been breaking records left, right and centre stage! Leaky’s Editors, Kim McChesney and Amanda Kirk, were on the ground at the convention, and provided full coverage of the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child cast Q&A panel! Our …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Dumbledore & Grindelwald Heading to ‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel, BAFTA Nominations & More!


Jan 13, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

Actor Interviews, Alfonso Cuaron, BigNews, Directors, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Films, Gleeson, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter Round-Up, Henderson, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Interviews, Kravitz, Law, Leung, Movies, Music, News, Radcliffe, Round-Up, Sudol, Television Programmes, Williams

Leaky is currently hard at work covering BroadwayCon, including the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child panel (look out for full coverage tomorrow!), but news from the world of film and television continues to feature prominently as Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts alums remain as busy as ever! Amongst the news that Goblet of Fire, illustrated …read more!

Bloomsbury Announces Release Date For Illustrated ‘Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire’!


Jan 11, 2019

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Art, BigNews, Bloomsbury, Books, Books - Release Dates, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, News, Potter News

Bloomsbury announced the release date for the long-awaited Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Illustrated Edition, and the book, illustrated by Jim Kay, is now available for pre-order in advance of its Oct. 8, 2019 publication! Kay also illustrated Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and Harry …read more!

Jessie Cave Discusses Creating & Publishing Comedy Show ‘Sunrise’ – On U.K. Tour This Year!


Jan 09, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Book Reviews, Books, HP Cast, News, Review

Potter fans will remember Jessie Cave as bold Gryffindor, Lavender Brown, but since the films ended, Jessie has been hard at work putting the talent we saw in her portrayal of slightly tragic teen Lavender Brown into a career in stand-up comedy, and publishing all-too-relatable illustrations about being a woman, motherhood, dating and the trials of …read more!

J.K. Rowling Offers Advice to New Writers


Jan 08, 2019

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J.K. Rowling, JKRowling.com, News

Most fans and aspiring authors would jump at the chance for J.K. Rowling’s pro tips on writing. Akin to an acting master class, her experience and insight would prove invaluable, and she has indulged with a three-part Q&A segment on her website. She quickly opens with a caveat, however, reminding readers that she herself holds …read more!

“Crimes of Grindelwald” nominated for Best Fantasy Film by Art Directors Guild


Jan 08, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk | Comments

Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Film Awards, Films, Honors/Awards, Movies, News

The holiday season is quickly followed by awards season, something to cheer for and cheer us during the dark winter gloom (at least in the Northern Hemisphere, we know that Leaky’s Southern Hemisphere readers are enjoying summertime).  Potter alumni have done well in awards seasons past, and this year looks to be no different. Last night, Prisoner …read more!

‘Harry Potter’ Director Alfonso Cuarón Wins Two Golden Globes For ‘Roma’!


Jan 07, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Alfonso Cuaron, Directors, Honors/Awards, News, PoA Film

Alfonso Cuarón – director of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban took home the award for Best Director and Best Foreign Language Film at the Golden Globe Awards last night, for his incredible black-and-white cultural movie, Roma. Roma made its debut in theaters and on Netflix after its Golden Lion premiere at Venice International Film Festival, and contributed …read more!

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