Harry Potter News

Harry Potter Flagship Store in NYC Now Hiring

Mar 20, 2021

Posted by: Jacob Hoggan


Are you a Muggle living near or around NYC looking for a new and exciting job? Are you a Harry Potter fan?  Then this may be the job for you! Announced via the official @HarryPotterNY Twitter account, the flagship New York store opening (hopefully) this year is hiring to fill multiple positions!  The positions include:  …read more!

Harry Potter Film Props up for Auction

Mar 20, 2021

Posted by: Jacob Hoggan


Attention all muggles and magical folk!  If you ever wanted to own a piece of Potter History, now’s your chance.  Starting next month some items from the Harry Potter franchise will be up for the auction, in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the first film. One such item is Harry Potter’s wand from Harry …read more!

Upcoming Hogwarts Legacy Game to Allow Players to Create Transgender Characters

Mar 19, 2021

Posted by: Jacob Hoggan

News, Products

The upcoming Harry Potter game Hogwarts Legacy, by Avalanche Software and Warner Bros. Games, will reportedly allow players create transgender characters.  What this actually means is that players will be able to choose to customize their voice, body types and gender placement in dormitories. The game is an immersive, open-world action RPG which takes place …read more!

Black Girls Create Release ‘These Bewitching Bonds’ Anthology

Feb 28, 2021

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fan Creators, Fan Profiles, Fandom, News

Anybody who pre-ordered These Bewitching Bonds knows the excitement felt when you received the email celebrating its release this weekend, and must have been just as excited as I was to see just how beautiful and how long this anthology is! An anthology by Black Girls Create in collaboration with literary zine experts Wizards in …read more!

House with Undetectable Extension Charm could be yours

Feb 23, 2021

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Fun, News

If you have a million dollar house hunting budget, that is. Hailed as London’s narrowest house, at 5 feet, 5 inches wide, this former hat shop in Diagon Alley, I mean, Shepherd’s Bush, was turned into a luxury 5-floor flat. It is now on the market again because its current owner wishes to move abroad. …read more!

Fantastic Beasts 3 Updates: Head of the International Confederation of Wizards Joins The Cast & More

Feb 14, 2021

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Casting, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Movies, News, Round-Up

Since news that Fantastic Beasts 3 filming was paused due to a case of COVID-19 on set, a few new announcements and interviews have popped up – including the news that the Head of the International Confederation of Wizards will be making an appearance in the third film! Keep reading to find out more… Katherine …read more!

Production of FB3 paused due to COVID case on set

Feb 06, 2021

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, Movies, News

Filming of the third Fantastic Beasts film at Warner Bros. Studios in Leavesden, Hertfordshire, has been suspended due to a positive COVID-19 test. All cast and crew members are tested regularly as part of the safety protocols that have enabled production to take place during the pandemic. Filming was originally to have commenced 16 March …read more!

Join Our Team!

Feb 04, 2021

Posted by: Emma Pocock


The Leaky Cauldron is one of the oldest and most reputable fansites on the wizarding web. From early days reporting at book launches, to the creation of PotterCast and LeakyCon, receiving set visit and red carpet movie premiere invitations, to interviews with actors and even J.K. Rowling herself, The Leaky Cauldron has always been at …read more!

BREAKING: Harry Potter TV Show Development Claims Denied By Warner Bros.

Jan 26, 2021

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Audio, HP Cast, Movies, News, PotterCast, Rumor, Warner Bros.

BREAKING: The Hollywood Reporter claims to have heard from official sources that a Harry Potter TV series is in development for HBO Max, WarnerMedia’s streaming service. The Hollywood Reporter reported on January 25th: “A Harry Potter live-action TV series is in early development at HBO Max. Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that executives at the WarnerMedia-backed streamer …read more!

Matthew Lewis has new robes for the Yule Ball

Jan 25, 2021

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Actor Interviews, HP Cast, Interviews, Lewis, Lewis Interviews, Movies, News

OK, so it’s a tux for his role in “All Creatures Great and Small”, but we can wish for another Yule Ball at Hogwarts with alumni who saved the school, and so much more, at the Battle of Hogwarts invited as special guests, making a grand entrance like the Tri-Wizard champions. Except this time, Ron …read more!

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