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Pottermore Announces Move to

Oct 01, 2019

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

BigNews, Fandom, Info, Media, News, Potter News, Pottermore, Tech

Announced today, Pottermore will officially be packing its extended suitcases and moving to Only a week since the launch of the Harry Potter/Fantastic Beasts-centric app, Wizarding World, this digital shift in the wizarding techno-sphere is part of a continued merger between Pottermore and Warner Bros. known as Wizarding World Digital, which Leaky first reported on this …read more!

J.K. Rowling Donates £15.3m to the Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic

Sep 12, 2019

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

Info, J.K. Rowling, Lumos, News

The Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic at the University of Edinburgh received a £15.3m donation (equivalent to $20 million) from J.K. Rowling this week. Named in memory of Rowling’s mother, who passed away at the age of 45 due to multiple sclerosis (MS) related complications, the Clinic reports that this donation will “help create new facilities and support vital …read more!

First Look at Beauxbatons and Durmstrang in Illustrated Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Sep 10, 2019

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

Bloomsbury, Books, Companion Books, Exclusives, Fantastic Beasts, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Info, Jim Kay, News, Paperbacks, Products, Publishers, Quidditch Through the Ages, Scholastic, Tales of Beedle the Bard

Making quite the entrance, as ever, first looks at Jim Kay’s illustrations of the arrival of Beauxbatons Academy of Magic and Durmstrang Institute were tweeted this week by Pottermore and Harry Potter Film. Set to appear in the illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, hitting shelves Oct. 8, the eagerly-awaited book is available …read more!

New Wizarding World App Announced by Pottermore

Aug 16, 2019

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

BigNews, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Info, Interactive, News, Potter News, Pottermore, Tech, Warner Bros.

It’s been a busy summer for tech-savvy witches and wizards, and it’s only going to get more interesting! Announced today, Pottermore revealed a new all-in-one app, currently named Wizarding World, which promises to be the “official Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts companion.” Created by Wizarding World Digital, a joint venture between Pottermore and Warner Bros., …read more!

LEGO Diagon Alley Set Spotted

Aug 26, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Fun, Info, News, Products, Sales, Toys

All year LEGO has be rolling out new Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts brick sets, many of which are now available on their official Wizarding World mini-site. Most recently the toy brick company unveiled its second largest set in history, the 6020 piece Hogwarts Castle, complete with the four Hogwarts Founders and a Chamber of …read more!

Weekly Round-up: Jessie Cave Shines at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Emma Thompson Narrates for Greenpeace, a New Single for Ezra Miller, Eddie Redmayne at 2000 Feet and More!

Aug 19, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Cormoran Strike TV Series, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Fiennes, Film Images, Films, Gleeson, Harry Potter Round-Up, Info, Jack Thorne, Kravitz, Miller, Movies, Music, Redmayne, Round-Up, Thompson

Another Wizarding World week in the books and throughout it we’ve been bringing you full coverage from last weekend’s stupendous ninth annual LeakyCon. We shared all the spellbinding conversation with Fantastic Beasts stars Alison Sudol and Dan Fogler and Percy Weasley, Chris Rankin as well as stories with the young actors and the series antagonists from the Harry Potter …read more!

Your Guide to Potter Panels at San Diego Comic Con 2018

Jul 11, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, BigNews, Contests, Conventions, Cover Artists, Events, Exclusives, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Felton, Films, Fun, GrandPre, Harry, A History, HP Cast, Info, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, Movies, News, Posters, Potter News, Scholastic, Television Programmes, Tena, Warner Bros.

San Diego Comic Con is the ultimate event for fans celebrating fandoms and favorite characters and the ultimate outlet for showcasing upcoming films and television series through highly-anticipated panels and top-secret reveals. Though some high profile regulars, such as Marvel’s Avengers and Game of Thrones, are absent this year, numerous Potter-related panels are on the …read more!

J.K. Rowling makes Variety500!

Jul 07, 2018

Posted by: Ashley Kurtz

BigNews, Info, J.K. Rowling, Media, Misc, News

According to Variety magazine, “Variety500 is an index of the 500 most influential business leaders shaping the global $2 trillion entertainment industry.” Updated once a year, Variety lists and acknowledges accomplishments of list members over the past calendar year. Including people like Walt Disney’s CEO Bob Iger, Oprah Winfrey and Netflix’s Ted Sarandos, it is …read more!

Which castle would you most like to visit?

Jul 05, 2018

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Education, Events, Fan Events, Films, Fun, HP References, Info, News, Props-Sets

Easy question, right?  Bet you didn’t hesitate a second before answering.  Neither did the 1,000 kids aged 6-16 who answered this question in a recent survey conducted by English Heritage.  Hogwarts easily topped the list, followed by Cinderella’s Castle and Elsa’s Ice Palace from Frozen.  See the top ten castles from the survey results below: …read more!

Join Our Team! We’re Recruiting Volunteer Writers, Editors, Designers & Reporters!

Jul 02, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fans, Info, Leaky, News

As the Wizarding World grows ever-larger, The Leaky Cauldron is becoming busier and more exciting by the day. We’re looking for volunteer writers, editors, designers and reporters from across the world to help us deliver timely, accurate and creative news, exclusives and features to a global audience. Think you’re the witch or wizard (or non-binary magical human) we’re …read more!

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