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Academy Award Nominations For Wizarding World Cast & Creative: John Williams, Alexandre Desplat, ‘Little Women’ & More!


Jan 16, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Composers, Events, Gambon, Gleeson, Henderson, Heyman, Honors/Awards, News, Pattinson, Producers, Watson, Williams

The Academy Award nominees were announced this week, and there are plenty of awards on the line for productions featuring the talent of Wizarding World cast and creative! Relevant productions to Wizarding World fans taking centre stage were Little Women, 1917 and Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood, followed by Marriage Story and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, with a few …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Daniel Radcliffe Promotes ‘Endgame’ on ‘The Graham Norton Show’ and Reunites With ‘Harry Potter’ Costar!


Jan 14, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Broadway, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, HP Cast, Jack Thorne, Margoyles, Radcliffe, Round-Up, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

This week’s theater round-up covers both sides of the pond and both coasts of the continental U.S., and from Daniel Radcliffe’s appearance on The Graham Norton Show to promote his upcoming play Endgame to recording-breaking news for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, wizarding alums continue to dominate the industry. Uncle Vanya, starring Ciaran Hinds …read more!

Leaky interviews Harry Potter costume designer Jany Temime


Jan 14, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Costumes, Crew Interviews, Exclusives, Film Awards, Interviews, Movies

When I phoned costume designer Jany Temime for our interview, her first words after “hello” were “Why are you calling me?”  Oh, no, I panicked, perhaps wires got crossed and she didn’t have the Leaky interview on her schedule!  But that was not what she meant as she went on to ask teasingly, “Why has it …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!

BAFTA Nominations for Wizarding World Cast and Creative


Jan 12, 2020

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Composers, Film Awards, Films, Gambon, Gleeson, Heyman, Honors/Awards, Movies, Music, News, Pattinson, Producers, Watson

The magic of awards season is upon us and it’s no surprise that some of the Muggles associated with the Wizarding World are being recognized for their latest work. On the heels of last week’s Golden Globes ceremony, BAFTA, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (the British Oscars for all you No-Maj) announced …read more!

UK Residents: Apply to Become a Theme Park Tester and Visit Magical Universal Orlando Resort!


Jan 12, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Fandom, Fans, News, Theme Park, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

UK travel agency Ocean Florida is looking for a social media savvy applicant to be a theme park tester for three weeks in sunny Florida! The selected individual will tour and evaluate some of the most exciting theme parks in the world, including Universal Orlando Resort and its Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme parks. …read more!

First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store to Open in New York City


Jan 09, 2020

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

BigNews, Fandom, Info, News, Potter News, WB Shop

Warner Bros. announced today in a press release and new Twitter account (@HarryPotterNY) their plans to open the world’s first official Harry Potter flagship store in New York City this Summer 2020. Soon to be located at 935 Broadway, the flagship store promises to span three floors and over 20,000 sq. ft, making it the …read more!

WIN “Harry Potter: Knitting Magic” plus yarn!

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Jan 08, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Books, Contests, Fun, Fun - Contests, News, Products, Publishers

Harry Potter: Knitting Magic, the first official Wizarding World knitting pattern book, will be published on January 28, 2020.  Whilst you can pre-order it from the usual suspects: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Indiebound, Leaky has a copy to give to one lucky winner, thanks to Insight Editions. And that’s not all!  In addition to a …read more!

Pre-Order Your Signed Copy of MinaLima’s Illustrated ‘Pinocchio’ Now!


Jan 08, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Art, Books, MinaLima, News

Eduardo Lima and Miraphora Mina, the incomparable creative design team behind House of MinaLima, have a knack for making magic real, and their latest project brings to life a new illustrated edition of the beloved children’s book The Adventures of Pinocchio. They brought their exceptional creative talents to the graphic designs featured in the Harry …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!

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