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‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ Roundtable Interviews: David Heyman and Callum Turner

Nov 16, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fantastic Beasts Movie, Filmmaker Interviews, Heyman, Heyman Interviews, HP Cast, Movies, News, Producers

Leaky recently had the chance to speak to the cast of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald at roundtable interviews in L.A., and we’re bringing you the interviews today – the official release date of the film – to peruse at will! Alison Sudol and Dan Fogler | Ezra Miller and Claudia Kim | Eddie Redmayne and Katherine Waterston, …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Emma Thompson Receives Damehood Honours, Emma Watson Reunites with Tom Felton, Dan Fogler Debuts in ‘TWD’, Ezra Miller Shares His #MeToo Story and More!

Nov 11, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Broadbent, Casting, Directors, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Felton, Felton Interviews, Film Images, Filmmaker Interviews, Films, Fogler, Gleeson, Harry Potter Round-Up, Honors/Awards, Interviews, Melling, Miller, Movies, News, Producers, Round-Up, Staunton, Television Programmes, Thompson, Trailers, Walters, Watson, Yates, Yates Interviews

It’s been a star-studded week of magic in the Potterverse as Leaky brought exclusive coverage of the World Premiere of Crimes of Grindelwald in Paris! Ahead of its wide release next week, we shared our SPOILER-FREE review of the film, new behind-the-scenes featurettes that give a deeper look at the characters, a whole host of …read more!

‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ World Premiere Casts Lumos on Paris

Nov 09, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Events, Exclusives, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Filmmaker Interviews, Films, Jodorowsky, Law, Movies, Yates, Yates Interviews

After two years of waiting for the sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, J.K. Rowling and the cast and creative of Crimes of Grindelwald welcomed eager fans in Paris tonight for the film’s World Premiere, and Leaky was right there to bring you all the magic from the red carpet. Our Senior Editor …read more!

Two New Behind-the-Scenes Featurettes Delve Deep Into ‘Crimes of Grindelwald’ Characters and Plot

Nov 07, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, BigNews, Depp, Directors, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, JKR Interviews, Law, Media, Movies, News, Potter News, Redmayne, Redmayne Interviews, Warner Bros., Yates, Yates Interviews

Exciting news, Potter fans! Film Riot shared an in-depth behind-the-scenes feature on Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald courtesy of Warner Bros. The video features commentary from director David Yates, series creator J.K. Rowling and major players Jude Law and Eddie Redmayne. Warner Bros. also released a second featurette focused on the relationships between Dumbledore …read more!

MinaLima Releases Map of the Wizarding World in Paris While J.K. Rowling and Globus Mundi Hint at Future ‘Fantastic’ Destinations!

Nov 04, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Art, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Filmmaker Interviews, J.K. Rowling, MinaLima, Movie Art, News, Props-Sets, Stuart Craig, Theme Park, Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

Graphic designers extraordinaire Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima released a “practical map of the Wizarding World in Paris,” and it is as gorgeous as it is rich in detail. The French site Le Point Pop (Pop Point) had the exclusive, including a conversation with MinaLima about their “une carte pratique du monde des sorciers a …read more!

The Wizarding World Wand Installation Launches In London With Special Event!

Oct 19, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Interviews, Crew Interviews, Events, Exclusives, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Filmmaker Interviews, Leaky, News

Yesterday a special Fantastic Beasts wand installation opened in London ahead of the release of Crimes of Grindelwald, and we were there to witness the event! Expert Wand Choreographer, Paul Harris, and prop wizard Pierre Bohanna were both there to speak about their experience on the films–and Harris even gave us a wand class demonstration! Arriving first …read more!

Claudia Kim Discusses Auditioning for Nagini, New ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Wand Breakdowns & More!

Oct 12, 2018

Posted by: Zack DiGirolamo

Casting, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, Movies, News, Yates, Yates Interviews

In their latest issue, EW uncover the secrets of the Harry Potter series, reveal a rare J.K. Rowling interview, and give some exclusive insights into Crimes of Grindelwald! Latest reveals include an interview with Nagini herself, Claudia Kim, a breakdown of character wands in the film, as well as the cast’s thoughts on working with J.K. …read more!

‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ Set Report #9: Interview with Colleen Atwood

Aug 24, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Colleen Atwood, Crew Interviews, Exclusives, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Filmmaker Interviews, Interviews, Leaky, Movies, News, SetReports

Colleen Atwood is not only an Academy Award winning costume designer, she also has one of the coolest jobs around, and gets to work with all the major actors on set of Crimes of Grindelwald. She’s got a great understanding of the characters in this saga, and was the perfect person to some insight into the next …read more!

‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ Set Report #5: Interview with Producer David Heyman

Aug 23, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Exclusives, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Heyman, Heyman Interviews, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Leaky, Movies, News, SetReports, Yates

David Heyman is beyond familiar with J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World. After convincing J.K. Rowling to trust film production companies with her stories, working closely with her as producer on every single Potter film and then continuing the series with Fantastic Beasts, it’s clear to anybody speaking to David about Potter that he has an intimate knowledge of not just …read more!

‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ Set Report #4: Interview with Director David Yates

Aug 23, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Exclusives, Fan Sites, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Leaky, News, SetReports, Warner Bros., Yates, Yates Interviews

The Leaky Cauldron were lucky enough to visit the Leavesden set of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald last year, and came across David Yates whilst walking the outdoor sets and exploring the French equivalent of Diagon Alley. It was a magical moment, as we weren’t expecting to catch him between shoots, let along in a small …read more!



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