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Announcing the Leaky Sweepstakes to Preview Universal Diagon Alley!

Posted by: Melissa
June 03, 2014, 06:11 PM

Can't wait to get to Diagon Alley this summer? Neither can we. And now we are happy to announce that Universal is sending a winner from the Leaky Cauldron and three of his or her friends to Universal Orlando Resort to check it out early. Entry is free and easy and all the info isContinued...


Hannah Hart is Coming to LeakyCon 2014

Posted by: Catherine
April 05, 2014, 12:28 AM

LeakyCon was excited to announce the arrival of a new special guest, Hannah Hart, to LeakyCon 2014 in Orlando. Hannah Hart, an avid Potter fan, is most well known as a YouTube sensation with her series "My Drunk Kitchen." Ms. Hart will be leading a special edition of "My Drunk Kitchen" at LeakyCon 2014, withContinued...


Universal Opens a Window on Hogwarts Express Experience

Posted by: Melissa
March 14, 2014, 12:00 AM

Universal has released a few new details about the Hogwarts Express journey that will take place at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter this summer. The ride will connect people from the Hogsmeade to the Diagon Alley side of the park, the latter of which is the much-anticipated expansionContinued...


Universal Orlando Releases New Info, Pics of Diagon Alley

Posted by: Melissa
January 23, 2014, 10:32 AM

Article by Margaux Herrera with on-site reporting by Melissa Anelli

Reading The Leaky Cauldron inside the Leaky Cauldron? They day is coming!

Universal Orlando is about to begin a Web cast that will reveal a lot of details about the upcoming Diagon Alley expansion at the Universal Studios themeContinued...


Wizarding World Expansion to Open Mid-June to Mid-August 2014?

Posted by: Catherine
June 04, 2013, 01:27 PM

Hypable is hypothesizing the opening date of the Wizarding World expansion will fall between June 14 and August 14. This prediction stems from unusual black out dates to Power Pass holders, that have appeared on the Universal web page. These black out dates would prevent PowerContinued...


LeakyCon Announces Guests for London and Portland

Posted by: Melissa
April 30, 2013, 10:37 PM

LeakyCon is coming to Portland and London this year, and there are a bunch of announcements afoot: today, with 100 days to London, several guests were confirmed for the first ever Leaky in Europe, including:

Alfie Enoch (Dean)
Chris Rankin (Percy)
Author Elizabeth Wein (Code Name Verity)


What is Warner Bros. Leavesden Cooking Up?

Posted by: Melissa
March 09, 2013, 12:28 PM

The Warner Bros. Studio Tour at Leavesden has been a little mischievous today, teasing bits of an announcement over fan sites on the Web. Here's the bit of it we've got for you at Leaky:

All will be revealed Monday! Use #OneYearOn to discuss it on Twitter; make sure you're following us @leaky for all theContinued...


Harry Potter Shop at Platform 9 3/4 Press Preview, Video

Posted by: Rosi
December 15, 2012, 09:24 PM

As we told you earlier in the week, The Harry Potter Shop at Platform 9 3/4 opened to the public today after Warwick Davis (Professor Flitwick, Griphook) cut the ribbon and opened the shop to the press for a preview on Friday. Leaky was one of the lucky guests invited to have a look aroundContinued...


Details of Wizarding World Extension revealed

Posted by: Catherine
October 30, 2012, 12:10 PM

Hypable has posted new details of Orlando's expansion of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. As reported previously, the second island of the Wizarding World will contain Diagon Alley, with a Gringot's ride as its major attraction. According to an insider on Orlando United's forum, screen name "WhyLightBulb",Continued...


Temporary Addition to Warn Bros Studio Tour

Posted by: Catherine
September 20, 2012, 06:42 AM

From October 27 to November 4, The Making of Harry Potter dark arts sets will be added to the tour. SnitchSeeker reports:

Secrets behind the Dark Arts will be revealed for the first time this half-term at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter. For one week only visitors willContinued...


JK Rowling to Launch "The Casual Vacancy" at Southbank Centre on Sept. 27

Posted by: Stephanie_J
August 02, 2012, 12:24 PM

J.K. Rowling will be in attendance at a special event to launch her new novel, The Casual Vacancy, on September 27 at London's Southbank Centre.

Ms. Rowling will read a passage from the book before taking part in a conversation with journalist and author Mark Lawson and answeringContinued...

J.K. Rowling

JK Rowling to Appear at Cheltenham Literature Festival for "The Casual Vacancy"

Posted by: Stephanie_J
August 02, 2012, 12:08 PM

BBC News is reporting that J.K. Rowling will appear at the Cheltenham Literature Festival on October 6, 2012 to talk about her first adult novel, The Casual Vacancy, and sign copies of the book afterward.

The talk with Ms. Rowling will be moderated by documentary film-maker James Runcie. SheContinued...


Phelps Twins to Attend Singapore Opening of the Harry Potter Exhibition

Posted by: Catherine
May 31, 2012, 06:26 PM

James and Oliver Phelps have decided to attend another opening of the Harry Potter Exhibition. This time the Exhibition will be opening at the ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. The Exhibition will be open from Saturday, June 2 through Sunday, September 30,Continued...


Video: Leaky's WB Studio Tour Red Carpet Coverage

Posted by: Rosi
April 01, 2012, 06:03 AM

Leaky was on the red carpet at Leavesden Studios yesterday interviewing the cast and crew of the Harry Potter films about their favourite bits of the WB Studio Tour, the current projects they're working on and what they think the studio will do for the future of British filmmaking. The red carpetContinued...

Live from the Universal Harry Potter Park Announcement in California

Posted by: Melissa
December 06, 2011, 01:28 PM

Good morning! We are live from Universal Studios in Southern California where everyone is wearing house scarves under a baking sun. Guess it's time to hear about a new JAWS ride!

Wait.. no, that's not right. No, this is about Harry Potter. Bet your butterbeer we are going to haveContinued...