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First Look Photos of ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Baby Nifflers Released!

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
(L-r) EDDIE REDMAYNE as Newt Scamander and a baby Niffler

Aug 09, 2018

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Entertainment Weekly released exclusive first look photos of baby Nifflers from the highly-anticipated Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald today–and they are everything we could have hoped for. We already knew the wee Nifflers might make an appearance after Eddie Redmayne revealed the baby news in an interview with Pottermore. According to Leaky, Redmayne teased, …read more!

Theater Round-Up: ‘Cursed Child’ Conjures Record Sales in Australia, Imogen Heap Talks Soundtrack and More!


Aug 09, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

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This week in theater news, we review Harry Potter and the Cursed Child news worldwide. From Melbourne, Australia to London and Broadway, we cover the latest on record-breaking ticket sales, photo ops with alums Helen McCrory and Noma Dumezweni, a stunning victory for the Fizzing Whizbees and a new mini trailer. Imogen Heap, creator of …read more!

PotterCast #280: Grindelwald and the Sorcerer’s Stone


Aug 08, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

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PotterCast recently returned at long last, this time for an episode on the official Crimes of Grindelwald trailer! Melissa, John and Frak discuss plans to restructure their reread of the series, and promise that the show will be getting more regular. As you’ll recall from Leaky’s recent Magical Milestones timeline, PotterCast is almost thirteen years old, LeakyCon is almost ten …read more!

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London to Undergo Dark Makeover This Fall and Host New ‘Celebration of Costume’ Weekend!


Aug 07, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

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Warner Bros. Studio Tour London announced exciting new details about the next magical exhibit to take over the tour. Beginning Sept. 28, and perfectly coinciding with the Halloween season, the tour will explore the influence of the Dark Arts in the Wizarding World–an influence which will spread to the tour itself as it undergoes a …read more!

Leaky’s ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ Official Trailer Reactions!

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Aug 07, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

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Since the release of the first teaser trailer at the beginning of 2018, we’ve been growing increasingly impatient to see Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald… and Jude Law as Albus Dumbledore. After many months of waiting, fans finally received an official trailer at San Diego Comic Con (where Leaky was reporting live and Melissa Anelli moderated Scholastic’s 20th …read more!

Autism-Friendly ‘Cursed Child’ Productions Now On Sale

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Aug 06, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

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As previously reported by Leaky, Cursed Child will be hosting special relaxed performances in London in partnership with the National Autistic Society, aiming to make the show (and the magic of theater) accessible to autistic audiences. Tickets are now on sale! Relaxed performances offer accessibility of theater to all by creating a more suitable environment for those with …read more!

Weekly Round-up: Michael Gambon and Jim Broadbent Reunited in ‘King of Thieves’, a First Look at Eddie Redmayne in ‘The Aeronauts’, and More!


Aug 04, 2018

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This week has certainly been one of the most magical of the year since fans were able to celebrate the birthdays of the author responsible for the Wizarding World as well as the boy wizard she created. To mark the occasions, we conjured a spellbindingly epic timeline of events from 1996 to the present which tapped …read more!

‘Fantastic Beasts’ Star Alison Sudol Joins LeakyCon Lineup!


Aug 03, 2018

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That’s right, not one, but TWO Fantastic Beasts stars have been announced for LeakyCon 2018 in Dallas – the latest being Alison Sudol (Queenie Goldstein)! Sudol will be giving autographs and photograph sessions (plus a group photo session with Dan Fogler) at the event, taking place 10th-12th August at the in Dallas, Texas. Help us welcome @FantasticBeasts star @AlisonSudol …read more!

Jelly Belly Conjures New Harry Potter Candies!

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Aug 03, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

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If you’ve had the occasion to meander through the aisles of Honeydukes at one of Universal’s Wizarding World parks, you know the satisfying feeling of selecting delectable Harry Potter-inspired treats from those shelves, walking out of the shop with a bag full of favorites and then savoring every single bite. Enjoying a candy straight from …read more!

See all 9 Harry Potter films on the big screen again at Cinemark theatres


Aug 02, 2018

Posted by: Amanda Kirk | Comments

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It’s just not the same watching Harry ride Buckbeak for the first time or taking in the scale of the Ministry of Magic atrium when you’re seeing it on a tiny computer or television screen.  But once movies have had their run in cinemas, it’s rare to have the opportunity to see them on the …read more!

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