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Weekly Round-Up: Jude Law & Other Wizarding World Actors Read Children’s Book For Charity, A Weasley Reunion & More!

May 09, 2020

Posted by: Becki Osborne

Bonham Carter, Charity, Events, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Fry, Harry Potter Round-Up, Henderson, HP Cast, Interactive, Interviews, Law, McCrory, News, Pattinson, Phelps, Radcliffe, Radcliffe Interviews, Redmayne, Round-Up, Staunton, Staunton Interviews, Television Programmes, Walters, Williams, Williams Interviews, Wright, Wright Interviews

This week in the Wizarding World, fans around the globe (many of whom are still in lockdown) received a Grawp-sized surprise when it was revealed that Book One would be read aloud in its entirety for free via by various Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts actors, beginning with the Chosen One himself, Daniel Radcliffe.  Leaky …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Imelda Staunton Talks Umbridge & Social Distancing, Daniel Radcliffe’s ‘Kimmy Schmidt’ Special & More!

May 03, 2020

Posted by: Becki Osborne

Casting, Charity, Events, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Felton, Fiennes, Films, Fry, Harry Potter Round-Up, HP Cast, Info, Interactive, Interviews, Lynch, Movies, News, Phelps, Radcliffe, Round-Up, Shaw, Staunton, Television Programmes, Tennant, Thompson, Trailers

Congratulations on making it to May Potterheads! This week we commemorated the Battle of Hogwarts, announced our Harry Potter reread discussion group, reviewed Tom Felton’s new film Braking for Whales, shared a venue for Harry Potter themed weddings and covered updates on Universal Orlando’s future fourth park Epic Universe. In addition, Wizarding World graphic designers MinaLima …read more!

J.K. Rowling and Fans Commemorate ‘Battle of Hogwarts’ Anniversary

May 02, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Events, Fan Sites, Fandom, Fans, J.K. Rowling, Leaky, News

It’s the 22nd anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts (and International Harry Potter Day), and, as tradition dictates, fans are coming together to remember their favorite characters, who played a part in Harry’s victory against Voldemort. Fans were eagerly awaiting to see if J.K. Rowling would continue her tradition of apologizing for killing off a character …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Ralph Fiennes’s ‘Antony & Cleopatra’ to Stream on National Theatre at Home, Celebrating Shakespeare and More!

Apr 27, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Anthony Boyle, BigNews, Broadway, Events, Fandom, Fans, Fiennes, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, News, Round-Up, Sonia Friedman, Television Programmes, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

In this week’s theater round-up, news abounds of the remarkable way the industry is adapting to the coronavirus pandemic. Ralph Fiennes’ Antony & Cleopatra will stream through National Theatre at Home, James Snyder rehearses with the Cursed Child cast through Zoom sessions, Fiennes and Stephen Fry both joined online campaigns to celebrate the life and …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Warner Bros. Announce Theatrical Release Changes, Daniel Radcliffe Supports Actors, & More!

Apr 26, 2020

Posted by: Becki Osborne

Actor Interviews, Bonham Carter, Bradley, Broadbent, Charity, Columbus, de la Tour, Directors, Events, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Farrell, Films, Harry Potter Round-Up, HP Cast, Interviews, Isaacs, Kravitz, Miller, Movies, Oldman, Pattinson, Phelps, Radcliffe, Radcliffe Interviews, Round-Up, Shaw, Staunton, Television Programmes, Thewlis, Trailers, Walters, Warner Bros.

Even with films postponed, events cancelled and venues closed, this week was as busy as ever in the Wizarding World. Leaky interviewed the director of Tom Felton’s upcoming film Braking for Whales, we shared reopening news from Universal, an anniversary celebration for Hogwarts Mystery, and a new snake named for the Slytherin Founder. The Italian …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Shutdown Extended for London, Melbourne and Broadway Theaters

Apr 21, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Bradley, Broadway, Charity, Events, Fandom, Fans, Fogler, Gleeson, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, HP Cast, Jack Thorne, News, Round-Up, Tennant, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

In the week we learned that the opening of the Toronto production of Cursed Child has been pushed back to 2021 and Puffs The Play hosted two live readings of prequel and sequel shows, we also received news that theater shutdowns in London, Melbourne and Broadway had been extended, Dan Fogler’s Spelling Bee received listening recommendations, Imogen Heap announced a new song, …read more!

Mischief From Home Online Potter Programming, Magical Merch & More From Mischief Management!

Mar 28, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Events, Fandom, Fans, Fun, MinaLima, News, PotterCast

With many fans on lockdown, there’s never been a more important time to reach out to the Potter community and make sure you stay connected. Mischief Management, the team behind LeakyCon, BroadwayCon, PodcastCon, Con of Thrones, and Mischief Media (hosting PotterCast and other fan podcasts), are programming livestreams on Twitch that Potter fans will certainly …read more!

The Harry Potter Alliance Host Free Online ‘Small Things Con’!

Mar 25, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Charity, Conventions, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, News

The Harry Potter Alliance – a non-profit for active and aspiring wizard activists – are holding an online convention to inspire fans to take action and seek strength in community around the globe! If you’re at a loss for something to do during lockdown, or need something to distract you from the inevitable anxieties of a pandemic, …read more!

Evanna Lynch Joins LeakyCon Denver 2020

Mar 04, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, LeakyCon, Lynch, News

Prepare your dirigible plum / radish earrings, Ravenclaw scarves and Spectrespecs: Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter films) will be attending LeakyCon Denver this year! LeakyCon Denver will take place October 23-25 2020, at the Crowne Plaza Airport in Denver, Colorado. More guests are expected to be announced soon. We’re just as sane as she is …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Robbie Coltrane to Make First Ever Fan Convention Appearance, Daniel Radcliffe on Not Returning to Potter and More!

Mar 01, 2020

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Coltrane, Conventions, Events, Fan Events, Fans, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Film Images, Films, Fogler, Gleeson, Harry Potter Round-Up, HP Cast, Movies, News, Pattinson, Radcliffe, Radcliffe Interviews, Round-Up, Television Programmes, Trailers, Wright

The month of February wrapped up with some major magic from the Wizarding World. Warner Brothers Studio Tour London announced their first ever Celebration of Slytherin, The Tales of Beedle the Bard is coming soon in audiobook format narrated by some very familiar witches and wizards and Cursed Child San Francisco will offer upcoming performances with …read more!

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