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‘Fantastic Beasts 3′ Will Head To Brazil: Production Updates & More!


Nov 04, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fantastic Beasts Movie, J.K. Rowling, News, Yates

In a production update on WizardingWorld.com, we found out today that Fantastic Beasts 3 will, indeed, be heading to Brazil! The film will begin production in Spring 2020 (Dan Fogler told us at LeakyCon that filming begins in February!) and will also be directed by David Yates, confirmed in the article. The film will bring back Eddie Redmayne …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Jack Thorne on ‘His Dark Materials,’ John Steiger on Scorpius Malfoy, ‘Cursed Child’ Awards Noms and Other News!


Nov 04, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Broadway, Burke, Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, Cormoran Strike TV Series, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, HP Cast, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, Margoyles, Neil Austin, News, Round-Up, Sonia Friedman, Television Programmes, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

In this week’s wide-ranging theater news, Jack Thorne discusses his adaptation of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials, which aired in the UK yesterday and premieres in the U.S. today, John Steiger talks about playing Scorpius Malfoy in the San Francisco production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and master magician James Harrison shares insight …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: A New Look at Emma Watson in Little Women, Helena Bonham Carter Receives British Icon Award and More!


Nov 03, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Bonham Carter, Bonham Carter Interviews, Broadbent, Burke, Casting, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Film Images, Films, Harry Potter Round-Up, Honors/Awards, Kravitz, Movies, News, Posters, Richardson, Round-Up, Television Programmes, Tennant, Thompson, Walters, Watson

There is always magic in the air the week of Halloween in the Potterverse and this year was no different. J.K. Rowling wrote a love letter to Europe to be included in a collection of essays published in response to Brexit, we reported what we learned at Leakycon on Wand Lore, fine art photography company Classic Stills …read more!

The ChickPeeps Return For Season 2, Plus Interviews With Evanna Lynch


Nov 02, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

HP Cast, Lynch, Lynch Interviews, News

Evanna Lynch and cohosts Momoko Hill, Robbie Jarvis and Tylor Starr kick off the episode with a catch-up on their whereabouts since Season 1, and a recap some controversies and milestones in the vegan movement in 2019. We also discovered in episode 1 that Harry Potter‘s Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley) will feature on Season 2! Evanna …read more!

PREVIEW: ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: The Journey’


Nov 01, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Books, Casting, Christine Jones, Exclusives, Gareth Fry, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, John Tiffany, Katrina Lindsay, Neil Austin, News, Sam Clemmett, Sonia Friedman, Steven Hoggett, Stuart Craig

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: The Journey is now available, and we’re absolutely loving our copy! Take a look at some of the revelations and interviews included in the book below: Aside from having a foreword by J.K. Rowling, who speaks of her pride in the team for having executed an idea she never would …read more!

MinaLima illustrate new edition of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”


Oct 31, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Art, Books, Cover Artists, MinaLima, Movie Art, News

It isn’t Potter-related but lovers of the magical graphics that design duo MinaLima have created for the wizarding world such as the new holiday wrapping paper we told you about last week) will want to check out their playful illustrations for a new edition of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass,” released …read more!

Magical ‘Harry Potter’ Cosplay Transformations & 31 Days of Wizardry: Interview With Jaremi Carey

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Oct 31, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Art, Exclusives, Fan Art, Fans, Interviews, News

If you keep up with the Harry Potter community on social media, you’ve probably seen the 31 Days of Wizardry series by amazingly talented Transformation Artist, Jaremi Carey. We interviewed composer, actor and artist Jaremi about creating 31 incredible Harry Potter looks, recreating characters with an impressive level of accuracy. You might recognise Jaremi from TV, or as ever-beautiful drag …read more!

Classic Stills Launch ‘Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban’ Collection


Oct 31, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Alfonso Cuaron, Art, Fandom, Fans, Film Images, Movies, News, PoA Film

The latest Classic Stills collection went live today, October 31st, and this time it’s Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban being depicted through fine art photography stills! The collection feature 26 images from the Prisoner of Azkaban film. Only 100 individually numbered prints of each photo will be available, all framed by hand and protected by UV acrylic …read more!

A LeakyCon Lesson in Wandlore


Oct 30, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, J.K. Rowling, LeakyCon, News

While at LeakyCon Boston not too long ago, we had the privilege of attending numerous spotlight panels on the MainStage and, happily, our foray into the wizarding world didn’t end there. We discovered many other panels of interest, including “Wandlore: An Ancient and Mysterious Magic” with Greg Laslo. Laslo is the founder of The Hungarian …read more!

Read J.K. Rowling’s love letter to Europe


Oct 29, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

J.K. Rowling

As Leaky reported earlier this month, J.K. Rowling was invited to contribute to a collection of vignettes about feelings of connectedness with Europe, positioned as a lamentation on the UK’s decision to leave the EU.  The collection, “A Love Letter to Europe” is to be published on October  31,  2019, which was to be the …read more!

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