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LUMOS Launches Limited Edition Newt Scamander Pin Badge


Oct 11, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

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A brand new and limited edition Newt Scamander pin badge showing the famed magieoologist’s wand just launched on behalf of Lumos, giving buyers the chance to win tickets to the UK premiere of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald! The pin badge (below) is priced at £5.99, and features Newt’s wand and an Occamy. It’s available until …read more!

‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ Premieres in Paris November 8!


Oct 10, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

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The premiere of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald will be held in Paris on Nov. 8! Though the news is probably no surprise to ardent fans who have known for months that Paris is the primary setting for the second film and hosting the premiere in France would be a logical nod to the …read more!

Warner Bros. Releases New Round of Exquisite ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Posters!


Oct 10, 2018

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Warner Bros. released a new round of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald posters via Pottermore today, and they are exquisite. Dark and laden with thematic elements which point to the character and plot development expected in this second installment of five films, each poster is worth pouring over in detail! Each of the posters …read more!

Explore the Dark Arts With Hogwarts Mystery’s Hallowe’en Additions!


Oct 08, 2018

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Today, mobile game Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery launched a seasonal celebration, decorating Hogwarts with festive surprises in preparation for the annual Hallowe’en feast! In the meantime, players can expect new challenges, side quests, responsibilities and mysteries, all related to the Dark Arts. The safety of Hogwarts students is assured by Professors, but all to often are we shown …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Interviews With Stage Stars Daniel Radcliffe, Ralph Fiennes and James Phelps!


Oct 08, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

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This week’s theater news features interviews with Daniel Radcliffe, currently starring in The Lifespan of a Fact, Ralph Fiennes, appearing in Antony and Cleopatra, and James Phelps, soon to be seen in The Greater Game. The round-up also includes first-look images of Jack Thorne’s King Kong, as well as a behind-the-scenes video chat with star …read more!

The Protego Foundation Announce New Fantastic Beasts Themed ‘Find Dougal’ Campaign with Accio! Subscription Box


Oct 07, 2018

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Harry Potter inspired animal rights non-profit  The Protego Foundation recently announced a new campaign supporting Save The Chimps, and an exciting collaboration with Accio! subscription box coming this November. The Find Dougal campaign will raise funds for a sanctuary in Florida working to rescue chimpanzees – listed as an endangered species by the IUCN. Accio! subscription box are contributing to …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: A Special Potter-Themed DWTS Performance for Evanna Lynch, A New Directorial Project for Bonnie Wright, Jason Isaacs Supports Indonesian Disaster Relief and More


Oct 07, 2018

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It’s been a week of exclusives for the Leaky Cauldron! We got a sneak peek of the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter thrill ride direct from Universal Orlando, a first look at Lifeprint’s new Harry Potter Magic “Hyperphoto” and Video Printer, a preview of Harry Potter: A History of Magic Exhibition at the New …read more!

Leaky’s ‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ NYC Review!


Oct 07, 2018

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In October 2017, Harry Potter: A History of Magic opened at the British Library in London. Less than a year later, the exhibit has travelled overseas to New York City, and today, the American exhibit is open to the public! Leaky was invited to tour the exhibit at the New York Historical Society, and boy …read more!

“Harry Potter: A History of Magic” and Plant Lore, Part Two: Bubotuber Pus and the Doctrine of Signatures


Oct 06, 2018

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Harry Potter: A History of Magic is now open at the New York Historical Society. Though the New York City exhibition contains different elements (Brian Selznick’s 20th anniversary illustrations for Scholastic and Mary Grandpré’s cover art, for example), it gives the same profound revelations of the mythology, lore and history which inspired J.K. Rowling when writing Harry Potter, and …read more!

‘Cursed Child’ Cast Panel, ‘Origin’ Panel with Tom Felton & Natalia Tena, ‘Harry Potter Pensieve Experience’ & More NYCC Exclusives!


Oct 05, 2018

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Wizarding fans appeared at New York Comic Con yesterday–whether by broom, portkey, Floo Powder, apparition or, sadly, non-magical means–excited to see the cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Tom Felton and Natalia Tena for YouTube’s Origin panel. Once again, Leaky’s editor and correspondent Amanda Kirk was onsite alongside other fan sites, such …read more!

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