Harry Potter News

“Pop-up Guide to Diagon Alley” review & giveaway

Nov 30, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Toys

Wow. We at Leaky have been privileged to review and give away some fun books, and assorted merchandise, related to the Potterverse, but Harry Potter: A Pop-Up Guide to Diagon Alley and Beyond is next-level delightful. It’s equivalent to the difference between a Muggle magic trick and a real spell. I am, for better or …read more!

MinaLima Reveal Holiday Experience Concept Art

Nov 27, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Art, MinaLima, Movie Art, News

MinaLima, the duo behind the graphic art of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts, have revealed concept art for an immersive holiday experience like no other, allowing guests to step inside their works. The experience brings to life their collection of MinaLima classics, deluxe interactive illustrated versions of household classics, such as Peter Pan, Alice’s Adventures …read more!

Mads Mikkelsen Confirmed As Gellert Grindelwald

Nov 26, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Casting, Depp, Fantastic Beasts Movie, HP Cast, Mikkelsen, Movies, News

Mads Mikkelsen will replace Johnny Depp, as confirmed by Warner Bros. Deadline confirmed the news recently, after hearing word that they were in talks with Mikkelsen about the role. For anybody familiar with Mikkelsen’s role in Hannibal, Casino Royale and Doctor Strange, there’s no doubt he’ll do a brilliant job of bringing the equally dark …read more!

Found: Snape’s secret diaries!

Nov 22, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Books, Films, News, Rickman

OK, not really, but close: The diaries of Alan Rickman are going to be published, and they include entries from his time working on the Harry Potter films, in which he perfectly embodied the role of Severus Snape. According to The Guardian, Rickman kept witty, gossipy, and candid handwritten diaries for 25 years, snidely commenting …read more!

On-the-fly giveaway: “The Broom Collection” from Insight Editions

Nov 16, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Books, Contests

In August, thanks to Insight Editions, we were able to give Leaky readers an exclusive peek inside the pages of Harry Potter: The Broom Collection. Prior to the book’s release on 27 October, we posted our review. If you liked what you saw, you can order a copy for yourself or for an upcoming holiday …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Rupert Grint Joins Instagram, Jude Law & Dan Fogler Comment on Depp’s Exit From Fantastic Beasts, Interview With Noma Dumezweni & More

Nov 16, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Interviews, Depp, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Fogler, Grint, Harry Potter Round-Up, HP Cast, Interviews, Jack Thorne, Law, Lynch, Miller, Movies, News, Noma Dumezweni, Phelps, Products, Round-Up, Studio Tour, Wright, Wright Interviews

It’s been a strange year in the Wizarding World, and with events being cancelled, the Studio Tour closed once again, Fantastic Beasts 3 delayed and cast members confined to their homes for the most part, it’s been a strange year for Wizarding World news! However, we’re back with our weekly cast round-ups, and have plenty …read more!

Tom Felton Hosts “19 Years Later” Harry Potter Cast Reunion For Charity

Nov 15, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

19 Years Later, Actor Interviews, Columbus, Columbus Interviews, Directors, Enoch, Enoch Interviews, Felton, Felton Interviews, Filmmaker Interviews, Films, Grint, Grint Interviews, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Herdman, Herdman Interviews, HP Cast, HPPS/SS Film, Interviews, Isaacs, Isaacs Interviews, Lynch, Lynch Interviews, Movies, News, Phelps, Phelps Interviews, Radcliffe, Radcliffe Interviews, Rankin, Rankin Interviews, Wright, Wright Interviews

Towards the end of a historic year of turmoil and uncertainty, Tom Felton swooped in with a welcome respite: a Harry Potter cast reunion celebrating the power of fandom and togetherness. The best part? It was all for charity! Hosted via Veeps and benefiting The Liv Project, Tom Felton’s Home Party livestream took place just …read more!

Fantastic Beasts 3 To Release In July 2022

Nov 09, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fantastic Beasts Movie, Movies, News

Fantastic Beasts 3 will now release on July 15 2022, according to Deadline. The new summer release date announcement follows Johnny Depp’s resignation from his role as Gellert Grindelwald, after Warner Bros. requested he exit the movie. Previously the movie was expected to release on November 12 2021. A title for the third movie is …read more!

Harry Potter Cast Members Join uWin’s ‘Wonderful Wizarding Quiz’ For Charity!

Nov 09, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Charity, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Felton, HP Cast, Lewis, Lynch, Movies, News, Phelps, Radcliffe, Wright

Harry Potter cast members will be taking part in a “Wonderful Wizarding Quiz” (a Harry Potter themed virtual quiz!), fundraising for three brilliant charities, thanks to uWin! Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood), Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy), David Holmes (Daniel Radcliffe’s stunt double), Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom), James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley) and Bonnie …read more!

Fan Profile: Jennifer Sanders

Nov 08, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fan Profiles, Fandom, Fans, News

As the second in our new fan profile feature, we interviewed the delightful Ravenclaw Jennifer Sanders (She/Her). Jennifer’s Instagram channel is a celebration of being a fan, and there’s nothing we love more than that! Her Patronus is a dolphin, and she’s also a huge Disney fan. Read on, and we hope you love her …read more!



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