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“Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” to get 4K 3D release when Chinese cinemas reopen

Mar 20, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Films, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, HPPS/SS Film, Movies, News, Posters, Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. announced today on the Chinese microblogging website Weibo that Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone will be re-released in Chinese cinemas in a remastered 4K 3d format when they re-open after their closure to stem the spread of COVID-19. It has been reported on Deadline that several major Hollywood studios have been approached to bring …read more!

Universal Orlando Resort to Temporarily Close Theme Parks

Mar 13, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts Movie, News, Theme Park, Warner Bros., WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

Universal Orlando Resorts announced it will temporarily close its theme parks after close of business this Sunday, March 15. The move comes after organizations around the United States began taking a proactive approach to minimize the spread of the coronavirus by suspending events and closing public facilities. Colleges and schools around the country are extending …read more!

Accio talent! Warner Bros. to use Wizarding World to inspire creative careers

Mar 04, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Colleen Atwood, Crew Interviews, Education, Filmmaker Interviews, Films, Heyman, Heyman Interviews, Info, Interviews, MinaLima, News, Studio Tour, Tech, Videos, Warner Bros.

Quick!  What are the twelve uses of dragon’s blood?  What are the names of all the behind-the-scenes creative careers that make the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films look and sound so amazing?  Bet you could rattle off the answer to the first question easily but get Ron’s “Bloody hell, Professor McGonagall is calling on …read more!

A Celebration of Slytherin Coming to Warner Bros Studio Tour London!

Feb 26, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, News, Potter News, Props-Sets, Stuart Craig, Studio Tour, Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. announced that The Making of Harry Potter Studio Tour London will undergo a green and silver makeover in April, just in time to celebrate the highly-underrated house of Slytherin. Say what you will about the infamous wizards who hail from this house, and its notorious links to dark magic, many of its members …read more!

Accio irony: Warner Bros. new streaming service can’t show the Harry Potter films

Jan 18, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Films, Legal, Movies, News, Warner Bros.

Remember when Pottermore couldn’t post anything related to the films until they struck a deal with Warner Bros., and then it was still so complicated that they ended up ditching Pottermore and creating a new website, Wizarding World?  Remember the distinction between unofficial and official Harry Potter products, such as the Unofficial Harry Potter Knits …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Daniel Radcliffe Talks ‘Harry Potter’, Evanna Lynch Narrates Thriller Audiobook & More!

Jan 12, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Broadbent, Davis, de la Tour, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fiennes, Film Images, HP Cast, Kravitz Interviews, Lynch, Margoyles, News, Radcliffe, Radcliffe Interviews, Thompson, Trailers, Warner Bros.

The first full week of the new decade was a spellbinding one in the Wizarding World. Producer David Heyman took home a Golden Globe and Leaky announced the winners of the 2019 Golden Cauldron Awards, we announced our giveaway of the new Harry Potter: Knitting Magic book and shared news from MinaLima about their illustrated …read more!

Spellbinding Exhibit & Documentary Based on ‘Fantastic Beasts’ & The Natural World Coming in 2020!

Jan 08, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Audio Books, Bloomsbury, Books, Companion Books, Education, Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fry, News, Pottermore, Publishers, Warner Bros.

In Spring 2020, Warner Bros. will work with the Natural History Museum, BBC, Bloomsbury and Pottermore Publishing to create a new exhibition, documentary and written material based on the magic of Fantastic Beasts.  These new experiences will offer a close look at some of the real-life inspirations behind magical creatures in the wizarding world, muggle …read more!

The Golden Cauldron Awards Results

Jan 06, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Alfonso Cuaron, Bonham Carter, Book Awards, Books, Broadway, Charity, Contests, Davis, DH, DH Film, Emma Watson's Our Shared Shelf, Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Felton, Film Awards, Films, Fogler, Fun, Grint, Harry and the Potters, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter Wizards Unite, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Interactive, Isaacs, J.K. Rowling, Lynch, Movies, News, Pattinson, Phelps, PoA Film, Pottermore, Products, Puffs, Radcliffe, Rankin, Redmayne, Shaw, Smith, Staunton, Sudol, Tena, Tennant, Theater, Theme Park, Thompson, Warner Bros., Waterson, Watson, West End, Wright

Leaky recently hosted The Golden Cauldron Awards, a new annual online interactive tradition helping us decide some fan favorite moments from the previous year. Voting closed yesterday, and we have our winners! Best Screen Project The Best Screen Project category celebrates on-screen projects starring Wizarding World actors. Nominations included Little Women (Emma Watson), Miracle Workers (Daniel Radcliffe), …read more!

2010-2020 Decade In Review: Life Post-Potter

Jan 01, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Broadway, DH Film, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Harry Potter Round-Up, HP Cast, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News, Pottermore, Round-Up, Theater, Theater Round-Up, Warner Bros., West End

It may be the start of a new decade, but we find ourselves looking back through our pensieve today and recounting the highlights of our Wizarding World journey from 2010-2020. From the premiere of both Deathly Hallows films, and the opening of theme parks, plays, tours, exhibits and celebrations, to navigating the ‘end of Potter’ and the various new content from Rowling and …read more!

Year In Review 2019: From ‘Harry Potter’ to ‘Wizarding World’ – Entering A New Era

Dec 30, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Interviews, Alfonso Cuaron, Bonham Carter, Bradley, Branagh, Broadbent, Broadway, Burke, Charity, Coltrane, Composers, Conventions, Cormoran Strike TV Series, Coulson, Cover Art, Davis, de la Tour, Depp, Doyle, Enoch, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Farrell, Felton, Fiennes, Films, Fogler, Gambon, Gleeson, Grainger, Grint, Harris, Harry Potter Round-Up, Henderson, Herdman, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Hurt, Isaacs, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, Kravitz, Law, Leaky, LeakyCon, Lethal White, Leung, Lewis, Lumos, Margoyles, McCrory, Melling, Miller, MinaLima, Movies, Murray, News, Oldman, OotP Film, Pattinson, Phelps, PotterCast, Pottermore, Puffs, Radcliffe, Rankin, Redmayne, Richardson, Rickman, Round-Up, Shaw, Smith, Spall, Staunton, Studio Tour, Sudol, Tavare, Tena, Tennant, Theater, Theater Round-Up, Thewlis, Thomas, Thompson, Toys, Video Games, Walters, Warner Bros., Waterson, Watson, WB Shop, West End, Williams, Williams, Wizard Rock, Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando, Wright

We’ve come to the end of 2019, and our review is as full of flavour as a box of Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Beans, regardless of there being no big Wizarding World film or book release this year! The Leaky Cauldron are celebrating a little differently this year, with The Golden Cauldron Awards being our way …read more!



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