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‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ Trailer Coming Tomorrow!


Mar 12, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments


It’s official: the trailer for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald will drop tomorrow, March 13th, and we could not be more excited! Warner Bros are encouraging fans everywhere to share photos with their #WandsReady on social media, or use the photo uploader on FantasticBeasts.com to make a personalized video to share. Here’s Leaky’s #WandsReady photo from on …read more!

In Honor of UK Mother’s Day–Thank You!


Mar 11, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

Books, Fandom, Fans, Films, Fun, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News

“He didn’t realize that love as powerful as your mother’s for you leaves its own mark.” ~J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Today, we celebrate mothers of the UK, and in doing so, we also honor the mothers of our favorite book series, Harry Potter, created by literary genius J.K. Rowling. As a mother …read more!

Happy Birthday, Remus Lupin!


Mar 10, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

Birthdays, Books, Character Birthdays, Fandom, Fans, Films, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News

“I am sorry too… Sorry I will never know him… but he will know why I died and I hope he will understand.“ Today, we celebrate the birthday of Remus Lupin, one of the more tragic characters of J.K. Rowling’s invention. It’s important to acknowledge and remember this, the pain of his journey, because it …read more!

1200 Tickets to Cursed Child Broadway’s First Performance Released Tonight!


Mar 10, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney | Comments

BigNews, Broadway, Events, Exclusives, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, News, Noma Dumezweni, Sales, Theater

Would you like to be one of the very first to see Harry Potter and Cursed Child on Broadway? According to the play’s social media channels, then this is your lucky day if you can get on your broom, find your portkey, or disapparate as soon as possible to New York’s newly renovated Lyric Theatre! …read more!

Quidditch Challenges Added to Sport Relief’s Hogwarts League


Mar 10, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Charity, Events, News, Pottermore

Previously we reported on Sport Relief’s upcoming Hogwarts League event, rallying Potter fans to help the nation achieve one billion steps per day from March 17th-23rd to raise money for charity. Of course, there’s the added bonus of being able to help your Hogwarts house win the league! Participants can sign up to their Hogwarts house, and track live leaderboards within the …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Emma Watson’s National Geographic Takeover, Alfred Enoch in HTGAWM Season 4 & More!


Mar 09, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Enoch, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Fiennes, Fogler, Gambon, Harry Potter Round-Up, Lewis, News, Oldman, Rankin, Shaw, Sudol, Thompson, Walters, Watson

It’s been another week of big updates, as Gary Oldman and Alexandre Desplat took home Academy Awards,  Cursed Child Broadway opened its first Friday Forty today, and tickets to an exclusive Quidditch Listening Event went up for grabs. We also celebrated International Women’s Day across our social media channels, so head to Leaky’s Twitter, Instagram …read more!

Tickets To An Exclusive Quidditch Listening Event Up For Grabs!


Mar 07, 2018

Posted by: Rahul Basu | Comments

Audio Books, Companion Books, Contests, Events, Exclusives, Fan Events, News, Pottermore, Quidditch Through the Ages

In celebration of J.K. Rowling’s new audiobook Quidditch Through The Ages launch, Standard and Stylist announced earlier today that they have teamed up with Pottermore and Audible to offer readers and fans the chance to win tickets to an exclusive listening event! According to The Evening Standard, the event will take place at LSO St. Luke’s in London at 7pm …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Olivier Awards Nominations, ‘Cursed Child’ News, and More!


Mar 07, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

BigNews, Broadway, Charity, Directors, Events, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Henderson, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, News, Producers, Sonia Friedman, Staunton, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

This has been a busy and exciting week in theater, seeing the release of the Olivier Awards nominations, which tapped more than one charmed and talented Harry Potter alum for the honor. Big news for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child also continued to dominate social media sites for theater on both sides of the …read more!

Academy Awards For ‘Harry Potter’ Actor Gary Oldman & Composer Alexandre Desplat!


Mar 05, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Branagh, Composers, Events, Film Awards, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Movies, Music, News, Oldman

Last night the 90th annual Academy Awards took place, and after receiving awards at festivals as well as the Golden Globes and BAFTAs, and upon predictions of Oscar wins, Gary Oldman (Harry Potter‘s Sirius Black) took home the Oscar for Best Actor for his leading role as Churchill in Darkest Hour. After a career spanning four decades, this is Oldman’s first …read more!

Happy Birthday, Katherine Waterston!


Mar 03, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

Actor Birthdays, Actor Interviews, Birthdays, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Films, Fun, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News, Redmayne, Waterson

Today, we celebrate the birthday of Katherine Waterston, who began working in the television and film industries over a decade ago, but truly broke onto the scene in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them as the indefatigable Tina Goldstein. She befuddled us as a stodgy ex-auror determined to nab Newt Scamander for rule-breaking, then …read more!

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