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Pottercast Episode 287 “That’s Not My Baby”: Crimes of Grindelwald Deleted Scenes Unpacked


Mar 13, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Home Video / DVD, Humor, News, PotterCast

Just in time for the release of Crimes of Grindelwald on DVD and Blu-ray, Pottercast dropped a new episode dedicated to discussing a few of the deleted scenes included in the film’s digital extras. In Episode 287: “That’s Not My Baby” Melissa, John, and Frak uncrate from their Arcanus cargo deleted scenes one thru three, …read more!

Cover Art Unveiled for ‘Goblet of Fire’ Illustrated Edition!


Mar 12, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Art, BigNews, Bloomsbury, Books, Cover Art, Fandom, Fans, Galleries (Site), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, News, Potter News, Publishers, Scholastic

The cover art for the highly-anticipated hardback illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire released today, and it is every bit as charming as the first three editions by renowned illustrator Jim Kay, teasing, from the first glance, all the full-color magic to be discovered in the pages therein. And not only …read more!

Universal Orlando Reveal Details of New ‘Harry Potter’ Ride, With The Help of Special Guests!

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Mar 12, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

News, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

Universal Orlando held a special event in London last night, hosting special guests from the Potter series to help announce new details about Hagrid’s Magical Creature Motorbike Adventure, the new ride coming June 13th 2019! According to a press release from Universal Orlando Resort, the ride will  combine “a new level of storytelling and innovative coaster …read more!

First look at Harry Potter: Wizards Unite game


Mar 12, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Fun - Games, Fun - Video Games, Games, News, Video Games

Here’s what we know so far: Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is a new augmented reality mobile game coming “soon” from Niantic, Inc. and WB Games San Francisco. We’ve been teased by a few trailers on the Wizards Unite YouTube channel, like this one featuring a riderless Nimbus 2000 on the loose in the Muggle world: …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Daniel Radcliffe Filming ‘Escape From Pretoria’, Emma Watson Is First Choice For ‘Black Widow’ & More!


Mar 10, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

HP Cast, Isaacs, Law, Lewis, Melling, News, Pattinson, Redmayne, Shaw, Tennant, Thompson, Walters, Watson, Wright

This week in the Potterverse, we saw updates on Universal Studios Orlando’s upcoming ride, we launched a statue giveaway with Icon Heroes, gave updates on Daniel Radcliffe’s latest projects, and announced that we’re looking for new writers and reporters! In this week’s round-up we see trailers for projects starring Fiona Shaw, David Tennant and Emma Thompson, …read more!

Details to be revealed March 12 about Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure


Mar 08, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Felton, News, Theme Park, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

As Leaky recently reported, Universal Orlando Resort‘s Wizarding World of Harry Potter  will be replacing the Dragon Challenge with Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure in the Hogsmeade area of the Islands of Adventure.  The new ride will open on June 13 but details about its features have been scarce.  Will it incorporate magical creatures from …read more!

REVIEW: Icon Heroes Severus Snape Statue–and Giveaway for a Lucky Leaky Fan!


Mar 08, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Exclusives, Fandom, Fans, Films, Fun, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, J.K. Rowling, Misc, Movies, News, Review, Rickman

Icon Heroes specializes in making high quality collectible statues from your favorite franchises, including DC Comics, The Karate Kid, Robotech, Star Trek and, of course, Harry Potter, and Leaky was lucky enough to receive a statue from Icon Heroes to review their polystone version of the “iconic” character Severus Snape, which drew on Alan Rickman’s …read more!

Daniel Radcliffe: Magician or “Miracle Worker”?


Mar 06, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Fandom, Fans, Interviews, News, Potter News, Radcliffe, Radcliffe Interviews, Television Programmes

Daniel Radcliffe, forever immortalized in film, and in our hearts, as the boy wizard Harry Potter, has since had both the means and inclination to experiment with a wide variety of roles and to do it with uncommon grace and good humor. His latest endeavor brings him to television audiences in the U.S., and he’s …read more!

Join Our Team! We’re Looking For New Writers, Reporters & More!


Mar 03, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock


As the Wizarding World grows ever-larger, The Leaky Cauldron is becoming busier and more exciting by the day. We’re looking for volunteer writers/reporters and community builders from across the world to help us deliver timely, accurate and creative news, exclusives and features to a global audience. Think you’re the one we’re looking for? Check below for details: The Leaky …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Jason Isaacs in Season 2 of The OA, a Closer Look at Jude Law in Captain Marvel, Harry Potter Alum Stand Up for Gender Equality & More!


Mar 03, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Bonham Carter, Bradley, Events, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Films, Harry Potter Round-Up, Isaacs, Law, McCrory, Music, News, Pattinson, Round-Up, Television Programmes, Thompson, Walters

News arrived by owl post from all corners of the Wizarding World this week. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban director Alfonso Cuaron wrapped up awards season by taking home three Oscars for his acclaimed autobiographical film Roma, Wizarding Wednesdays returned with the upcoming release of the Crimes of Grindelwald DVD and Universal announced …read more!

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