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Harry Potter Alliance announces new campaign for justice, equality, climate


Oct 08, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Charity, Fandom

The courage and self-sacrifice of Harry, Hermione, Ron, Neville, Ginny, Dumbledore, the entire Order of the Phoenix, and every other character who worked to save the wizarding world, has inspired Harry Potter readers to fight for a better Muggle world.  There are Potter-themed charitable initiatives around the globe.  At this weekend’s LeakyCon in Boston, there …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Rupert Grint on ‘Cursed Child’ at NYCC, Eddie Redmayne’s ‘Aeronauts’ Incident and More!


Oct 06, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Bonham Carter, Branagh, Broadbent, Casting, Charity, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Fiennes, Film Images, Films, Gambon, Grint, Harry Potter Round-Up, Heyman, Interviews, Jack Thorne, McCrory, Movies, Music, News, Pattinson, Pattinson Interviews, Posters, Producers, Redmayne, Round-Up, Smith, Staunton, Television Programmes, Tennant, Thompson, Trailers

Big news from the Wizarding World as we headed into October. Pottermore has hopped into the Floo Network and arrived at their new online home at WizardingWorld.com and announced the unveiling of the Harry Potter Fan Club and new Sorting Ceremony! J.K. Rowling wrote a letter to the EU on Brexit, her charity Lumos revealed …read more!

NYCC 2019 Recap: Panels for ‘Cursed Child’ and Rupert Grint’s ‘Servant’ Plus Loads of Magical Merch!


Oct 04, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Books, Contests, Conventions, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fiennes, Fun, Grint, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, HP Cast, Interviews, News, Potter News, Products

Welcome to Leaky’s recap of the opening days of New York Comic Con, Potter fans! NYCC 2019 got off to a bit of a slow start on Thursday, Oct. 3 with huge crowds and some rainy weather, but none of that deterred the throngs of devoted fans, including Leaky correspondent Gianfranco Lentini. Protected by house …read more!

J.K. Rowling helps pen love letter to EU


Oct 03, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Books, J.K. Rowling, Legal

If you follow Muggle politics, you are aware that the United Kingdom is planning to leave the EU on 31 October, 2019, a process colloquially referred to as Brexit.  The divorce proceedings have not gone smoothly, to put it mildly.  The country is divided both on whether or not to leave the EU and on …read more!

Win the Harry Potter experience of a lifetime!!!


Oct 03, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Charity, Contests, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Lumos, News, Studio Tour, Theater, Theme Park, Warner Bros., Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

Have you ever wished you could afford to do all the Harry Potter things?  Imagine an ultimate bucket list trip that takes you on a VIP tour of Warner Bros. Studio London – The Making of Harry Potter, then takes you to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in both Orlando and then ALSO to The …read more!

Wizarding World Digital Announces Official Harry Potter Fan Club and New Hogwarts Sorting Ceremony

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Oct 02, 2019

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

BigNews, Exclusives, Fandom, Info, Interactive, J.K. Rowling, Media, News, Potter News, Pottermore, Warner Bros.

Fresh off the heels of yesterday’s announcement of Pottermore moving to WizardingWorld.com, Wizarding World Digital has just introduced today the launch of The Official Harry Potter Fan Club. A new experience that will continue to immerse Potterheads, both old and new, in the Wizarding World, this latest digital venture will be available through the Wizarding …read more!

Pottermore Announces Move to WizardingWorld.com


Oct 01, 2019

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

BigNews, Fandom, Info, Media, News, Potter News, Pottermore, Tech

Announced today, Pottermore will officially be packing its extended suitcases and moving to WizardingWorld.com. Only a week since the launch of the Harry Potter/Fantastic Beasts-centric app, Wizarding World, this digital shift in the wizarding techno-sphere is part of a continued merger between Pottermore and Warner Bros. known as Wizarding World Digital, which Leaky first reported on this …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Rupert Grint, Dan Fogler and Cursed Child Broadway at NYCC, Claudia Kim Talks Fantastic Beasts and More!


Sep 29, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Bonham Carter, Charity, Conventions, Davis, Events, Fan Events, Fans, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Films, Fogler, Grint, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Harry Potter Round-Up, Isaacs, Movies, News, Products, Round-Up, Sales, Smith, Staunton, Television Programmes, Thewlis, Walters

From books to apps to holiday decor, the Potterverse had it all this week. We reviewed the new companion book Harry Potter: Magical Places from its launch in Porto, Portugal, Bloomsbury announced artist Jim Kay’s tour for the upcoming release of the Goblet of Fire illustrated edition, Pottery Barn unveiled their new Harry Potter holiday …read more!

Pottery Barn launches new Harry Potter line just in time for the holidays


Sep 26, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk


Here at Leaky we see a lot of Potter-themed products.  A few, unfortunately, have been poorly made catch-pennies, created without concern for quality or authenticity by companies (quite naturally, it must be said) hoping to cash on the global popularity of everything Potter-related.  But Pottery Barn has consistently wowed us with Potter-inspired collections for kids, teens, and …read more!

GIVEAWAY: Prepare for a Wizarding World Halloween with HalloweenCostumes.com!


Sep 25, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Exclusives, Fandom, Fans, News, Products

Ready to create some toil and trouble this Halloween? We’re teaming up with HalloweenCostumes.com to bring you another worldwide costume giveaway! Whether you’re planning to dress as Bellatrix Lestrange, Dobby, Hermione Granger, Luna Lovegood, Harry Potter or even Lord Voldemort, HalloweenCostumes.com have got an entire section of their website devoted to Wizarding World costumes — …read more!

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