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Wizarding World app now available in UK, Ireland, and U.S.


Sep 24, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Games, News, Pottermore, Products, Tech, Video Games

Pottermore‘s new sister site, Wizarding World, recently launched an app.  You already know this if you have registered for your “Wizarding Passport” and received an email invite to be amongst the first to explore the app.  The app was first tested in New Zealand, rolled out in Australia and Canada, and is now available in the …read more!

Bloomsbury Celebrates ‘Goblet of Fire’ Illustrated Edition Release With Jim Kay Tour!


Sep 23, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Art, BigNews, Bloomsbury, Books, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, News, Potter News, Release Parties

Bloomsbury will celebrate the release of the highly-anticipated Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Illustrated Edition with an October tour featuring illustrator Jim Kay! The date of the first “An Evening with Jim Kay” event coincides with the release of the book on Oct. 8, 2019 and will be held at Central Library in St. …read more!

Reigniting the Magic of ‘Harry Potter’ Book Launches at ‘The Magical Place’ in Portugal!


Sep 22, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Music, News

Recently Leaky was invited to attend a very special book launch for Harry Potter: Magical Places – A Paper Scene Book. The companion book, published by Insight Editions in partnership with Warner Bros. Entertainment, was also published as a special co-production edition with Portugal’s most enchanting bookstore, Livraria Lello. The launch event host by Livraria Lello at at the …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: The Premiere for ‘Whaling’ Starring Tom Felton, a First Look at ‘The Secret Garden’ with Julie Walters and More!


Sep 22, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Casting, Depp, Directors, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Felton, Felton Interviews, Film Awards, Film Images, Films, Harry Potter Round-Up, Heyman, Interviews, Law, Media, Movies, News, Oldman, Posters, Producers, Redmayne, Round-Up, Shaw, Smith, Spall, Staunton, Staunton Interviews, Thompson, Trailers, Walters, Yates

As fall officially arrived, Crimes of Grindelwald was nominated by the European Film Awards People Choice Award, Pottercast released episode 294 just weeks ahead of Leakycon10, Aden and Anais debuted their new Harry Potter baby collection, and the TV adaptation of the fourth installment in the Cormoran Strike Series, Lethal White, began production. In our …read more!

Aden + Anais debuts Harry Potter collection for wee witches + wizards


Sep 20, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

News, Products

Do you have a small witch or wizard in your life, or are you expecting one soon?  If so, you might be interested in the new limited edition Harry Potter collection from children’s clothing brand Aden + Anais. The brand is known for its classic muslin swaddles.  There are three in the Harry Potter collection, …read more!

Strike Round-Up: Anniversary of “Lethal White” publication today, filming begins, Burke & Grainger interviews


Sep 18, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Books - Release Dates, Burke, Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, Cormoran Strike TV Series, Grainger, Lethal White

And we’re off…! #lethalwhite #thestrikeseries pic.twitter.com/qB523SLuDE — Brontë Film and TV (@BronteFilmandTV) September 17, 2019 One year anniversary of Lethal White publication Has it really been a full year since Lethal White was released? Indeed, it was released on September 18, 2018. I remember diving into it that day, eager to find out the resolution of …read more!

Pottercast Episode 294: Much Ado About (Cursed Child) Branding


Sep 16, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Audio, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, News, PotterCast

Episode 294 of Pottercast has arrived! Just five more episodes to squeeze in before the 10th Anniversary of Leakycon where Melissa, John and Frak will be there via Portkey LIVE to record number 300 in Boston together! 294 covers the new Harry Potter and the Cursed Child branding, a seriously advanced course on the Sorting Hat, supposition on how …read more!

Vote for ‘Crimes of Grindelwald’ to Win EFAs People’s Choice Award!


Sep 16, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Contests, Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Films, Honors/Awards, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is nominated for the European Film Awards 2019 People’s Choice Award, giving fans across Europe the opportunity to name the second installment in J.K. Rowling’s epic new film series as their favorite of the year. Fans can vote NOW through Oct. 31, and participating voters are entered for a …read more!

Theater Round-Up: ‘Cursed Child’ Broadway Heads to New York Comic Con and ‘Cursed Child’ London Releases More Tickets!


Sep 16, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Broadway, Conventions, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Films, Fun, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, HP Cast, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, News, Potter News, Round-Up, Staunton, Television Programmes, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

This week’s theater round-up begins with a recap of recent Cursed Child news, including cast involvement in “Back to Hogwarts” celebrations and the brand update introduced in Times Square following the Cursed Child Broadway performance on Sept. 5. But, as usual, that’s only the “tip of the iceberg” when it comes to the Harry Potter …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Downton Abbey Film Premiere, First Look at Rupert Grint in ‘Servant’, & More!


Sep 15, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Casting, Charity, Conventions, Davis, Davis Interviews, Events, Fan Events, Films, Gleeson, Gleeson Interviews, Grint, Interviews, Law, LeakyCon, Movies, News, Radcliffe, Smith, Staunton, Tennant, Thompson

The fall term in the Potterverse is in full swing! Warner Bros Studio Tour London announced the return of Hogwarts in the Snow, Pottermore and Bloomsbury unveiled new images from the soon-to-be-released illustrated edition of Goblet of Fire, and Leakycon revealed Potter Puppet Pals will join the lineup in Boston next month. We shared news …read more!

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