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Harry Potter: Wizards Unite game from Portkey Games to launch in 2019

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Nov 14, 2018

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Niantic, creators of Pokemon Go, has announced that their new wizarding world-themed augmented reality mobile game, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, will launch in 2019, coproduced by WG Games and Portkey Games.  You can sign up for updates here to be kept apprised of the release date. It’s up to you to protect the wizarding world. …read more!

An International Crowd Turned Out for the UK ‘Crimes of Grindelwald’ Premiere–and It was Magical!

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Nov 14, 2018

Posted by: Amanda Kirk | Comments

Actor Interviews, BigNews, Charity, Directors, Events, Exclusives, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Jodorowsky, Law, Media, Movies, News, Sudol, Warner Bros., Yates

Yesterday was another day full of magic! After attending the Crimes of Grindelwald gallery opening at House of MinaLima (full coverage coming soon!), it was time for the U.K. premiere of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Our reporters’ fingers turned as blue as the carpet, but senior editor Emma Pocock and correspondent Claire Kao braved the cold …read more!

REVIEW: FANTASTIC BEASTS: The Magizoologist’s Discovery Case

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Nov 13, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

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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!

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Nov 13, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney | Comments

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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!

Christmas Returns to Universal Studios Hollywood

"Christmas in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter" at Universal Studios Hollywood

Nov 13, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

News, Theme Park, Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood

Beginning November 17th, Universal Studios Hollywood will once again greet guests at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter with a host of festive holiday experiences! “Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” will see Hogsmeade covered in glistening snowfall each night (a new addition!), as guests huddle to watch the Hogwarts light show, “The Magic of Christmas at …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!

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Nov 11, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney | Comments

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

PARIS, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 08:  Team of the movie (L-R) Ezra Miller, Alison Sudol,  Katherine Waterston, Callum Turner, Eddie Redmayne, J.K Rowling, Jude Law, Zoe Kravitz,  Claudia Kim, William Nadylan and David Yates attend the "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" World Premiere at UGC Cine Cite Bercy on November 8, 2018 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images)

Nov 09, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney | Comments

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!

‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ Review

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Nov 09, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald officially releases November 16th, and after attending a magical world premiere in Paris, we’re excited to share our review of the movie! WARNING – SPOILERS AHEAD: We’re protecting the major secrets of the movie, but if you’ve been steering clear of trailers, featurettes and all information about Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of …read more!

Can’t wait for “Crimes of Grindelwald” to be released? Grab a Ginger Newt and watch these cast interviews in the meantime.

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Nov 08, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney | Comments

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The Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald cast has been busy promoting the film in the run-up to its release next week.  Below is a round-up of some of the latest interviews.  What nuggets of interesting info can you mine from them?  They’re not giving away any spoilers (and neither are we!) but they’re all so …read more!

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

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Nov 07, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

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!



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