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Daniel Radcliffe turns 28! Happy Birthday Dan!

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Jul 23, 2017

Posted by: Ashley Kurtz | Comments

Actor Birthdays, Actor Interviews, Birthdays, Humor, Misc, News, Radcliffe, Radcliffe Interviews

Oh, be still my beating heart. Dan’s been an absolute treasure ever since becoming our favourite wizard. He’s been, (for this Leaky reporter at least) my main crush since The Sorcerer’s Stone premiered way back in the Stone Ages. (Joking, it was only 2001, BUT STILL).  To celebrate that he’s turning 28 this year I thought …read more!

‘Harry Potter’ Guests at London Film & Comic-Con!

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Jul 22, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Biggerstaff, Bradley, Cleese, Conventions, Events, Fan Events, HP Cast, News, Phelps

A UK fan with no hopes of attending San Diego Comic-Con this weekend? No worries! London Film and Comic-Con will take place next weekend at the Olympia Conference Centre in London, and will host an amazing line-up of guests, including multiple Harry Potter alumni! Special guests from the Harry Potter films include James & Oliver Phelps (the Weasley twins), John …read more!

Pottermore announces release of animated ‘Philosopher’s Stone’ on Amazon Kindle

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Jul 22, 2017

Posted by: Amanda Kirk | Comments

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Ron can stop prodding Dean Thomas’s photo of West Ham now because Muggle books now feature moving pictures.  Well, eBooks, anyway. According to Pottermore, Jim Kay’s 2015 illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone will be released on Amazon Kindle on September 5—with a twist:  Some of the illustrations will be animated so they …read more!

Updates from San Diego Comic-Con!

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Jul 22, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

Actor Interviews, Conventions, Events, Exclusives, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Films, HP Cast, Interviews, Isaacs, Miller, Movies, Music, News, Props-Sets, Television Programmes, Tennant

Potter fans may not have a Harry Potter or Fantastic Beasts panel to look forward to this year, but that doesn’t mean they won’t have the chance to celebrate the best fandom of them all (if we do say so ourselves). According to the Hollywood Reporter, the Hilton Bayfront Starbucks has been transfigured into a complete …read more!

‘Deathly Hallows': 10 Years Later

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Jul 21, 2017

Posted by: Zack DiGirolamo | Comments

Fandom, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling, News

On February 1st, 2007, it was announced that the final Harry Potter book would be released on July 21st of that same year. That day alone was a special occasion; Leaky reported the news and a special episode of PotterCast was released that same day. March 28th gave us our first look at the cover art, along with a …read more!

GIVEAWAY: Win Four Hogwarts House Patches from PBTeen!

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Jul 21, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

News, Products, Warner Bros.

A set of four special-edition Hogwarts House patches have been created by PBTeen to celebrate the release of their Harry Potter themed home décor, in partnership with Warner Bros Consumer Producers. These patches are available to those attending San Diego Comic Con this weekend, and Leaky are hosting an exclusive giveaway of TEN sets of these special-edition patches …read more!

Weekly ‘Harry Potter’ Actor Round-Up: Bonnie Wright at the Wizarding World, TV Updates from Tennant, Gleeson, Coltrane & More

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Jul 21, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

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This week we’ve seen Warner Bros announce plans to bring the Wizarding World to major shopping centres, an interview with costume designer Jany Temime, Potter actors Bradley and Broadbent in Game of Thrones, more previews of Jim Kay’s illustrated Prisoner of Azkaban, updates on Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Mary Poppins Returns, Dunkirk and more from Imelda Staunton, Jack Thorne, and others in …read more!

Bloomsbury Releases Cover Art for ‘Harry Potter’ Exhibition Companion Books!

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Jul 20, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

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Bloomsbury released the cover art for the two companion books that will be released in conjunction with the British Library’s Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition today! According to the Bloomsbury website, Harry Potter: A History of Magic–The Book of the Exhibition will be available in hardback format and feature cover art adapted from …read more!

Experience ‘Christmas In The Wizarding World’ At Major Shopping Venues!

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Jul 19, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Events, Exclusives, News, Warner Bros.

The Wizarding World could be coming to a shopping venue near you, as Warner Bros have partnered with Global Experience Specialists to bring an all-new holiday experience for fans: Christmas in the Wizarding World! The producers of Harry Potter: The Exhibition – Warner Bros Consumer Products (WBCP) and Global Experience Specialists (GES) – are behind these pop-up attractions, …read more!

Dressing the Golden Trio: Us Magazine interviews costume designer Jany Temime

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Jul 19, 2017

Posted by: Amanda Kirk | Comments

Films, Interviews, Movies

Award-winning costume designer Jany Temime clambered aboard the Hogwarts Express beginning with the third film, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.  Many fans noted the change in the style of the costumes from the first two films, the most obvious of which was new house scarves. Ms Temime applied her distinctive vision for each character’s wardrobe to …read more!



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