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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!

“Harry Potter: Wizards Unite” Tips, Tricks & First Real-World Fan Festival

Jun 28, 2019

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

Bloomsbury, Fans, Games, Harry Potter Wizards Unite, Interactive, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Media, News, Potter News, Products, Scholastic, Tech

It’s been quite a busy week since the call to arms for the S.O.S. Task Force united witches and wizards around the globe over Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Developed by Niantic (the creators of Pokémon Go) and Portkey Games, the mobile augmented reality game has us brushing up on our flipendos and stuffing our faces on …read more!

“Harry Potter: Wizards Unite” beta testing update

Jun 08, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Games, Interactive, News

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, a forthcoming augmented reality mobile game from Niantic, Inc. and WB Games, began beta testing in New Zealand and Australia in April.  The feedback from the beta players has been useful.  According to the development team: Over the last several weeks we’ve learned a lot from beta players and have been …read more!

New website “Wizarding World” is live!

May 16, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Interactive, Legal, News, Pottermore, Warner Bros.

Leaky just announced days ago that Pottermore and Warner Bros. were forming a new joint venture in the form of a new website and experiences that would combine material from the books and movies.  Since Pottermore is associated with the books, and Warner Bros. is the rights holder for the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Evanna Lynch Talks Veganism and Beauty, Bonnie Wright Launches Eco Swimsuit Collection & More!

Apr 28, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Casting, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Fiennes, Fiennes Interviews, Film Images, Films, Harry Potter Round-Up, Interactive, Interviews, Isaacs, Lynch, Miller, Movies, Music, Pattinson, Products, Round-Up, Sales, Spall, Tech, Television Programmes, Thompson, Trailers, Video Games, Wright

It was an exciting week at Leaky when we unveiled our new YouTube channel and first episode of our video series, The Magical Emporium: Diagon Alley Collectors Tips with Guinness World Record Holder Victoria Maclean! We shared details from Universal Orlando on their 2019 holiday plans and an upcoming appearance by Harry Potter and Fantastic …read more!

Pokemon GO Players Can Reserve Usernames for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite!

Apr 12, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Fandom, Fans, Fun, Games, Interactive, News

If you’re a Harry Potter fan and a regular gamer, you’re probably aware that Niantic’s highly-anticipated upcoming release is the real-world AR app Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Now, Niantic has announced that Pokémon GO players can reserve their names for use in the new game–if they’re still available! According to Nintendo Life, fans should take …read more!

Learn to Code at Microsoft’s Harry Potter Workshops for Kids!

Apr 11, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Education, Events, Fans, Fun, Interactive, News, Products

Beginning in May, Microsoft stores will be offering Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit workshops for children, and we can’t think of a more magical way to have fun and exceed educational expectations for the summer! According to Romper, Microsoft will offer two camps geared toward varying interest and skill levels. The first workshop is for …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: An Animated Daniel Radcliffe, Behind the Scenes with Little Women, An Insightful Interview with Evanna Lynch, Miriam Margolyes in the Call the Midwife Christmas Special and More!

Dec 16, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Alfonso Cuaron, Bonham Carter, Composers, Directors, Film Awards, Films, Fogler, Games, Harry Potter Round-Up, Honors/Awards, Interactive, Interviews, Isaacs, Law, Lynch, Margoyles, Movies, Music, News, Radcliffe, Redmayne, Round-Up, Shaw, Smith, Staunton, Television Programmes, Tennant, Trailers, Video Games, Walters, Watson

The holidays are upon us and the Yule Ball is just around the corner. This week in the Potterverse we got an update on Universal Orlando’s new Wizarding World travel store Globus Mundi , that may have some mysterious connection to the Fantastic Beasts series, news that the Royal Mail has released Harry Potter collectible …read more!

REVIEW: FANTASTIC BEASTS: The Magizoologist’s Discovery Case

Nov 13, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Exclusives, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, Fun, Interactive, Misc, Movies, News, Products, Props-Sets, Review

Hachette Book Group’s Running Press releases its FANTASTIC BEASTS: The Magizoologist’s Discovery Case today, making it available just days before the film’s opening worldwide and coinciding with early screenings of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Leaky was lucky enough to review every magical nook of the replica, and it not only contains loads of …read more!

Test Your Potter Smarts with HQ Trivia to Win Some Fantastic Prizes!

Nov 13, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Contests, Events, Fan Events, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fun, Fun - Contests, Interactive, News, Tech

Do you know all there is to know about Potter potions, charms, and spells? Consider yourself an expert on wand lore, know your way around a Deluminated Hogwarts, and can Care for Magical Creatures even without Newt’s textbook? Then download the HQ Trivia app and get ready to enter their ultimate Wizarding World quiz events …read more!

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