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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ‘Harry Potter’ Actor Christian Coulson Talks New Movie ‘Bite Me’ With Writer & Co-Star Naomi McDougall Jones


Jul 14, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

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We previously reported on the success of subversive romantic comedy Bite Me, currently on The Joyful Vampire Tour of America, and recently Leaky had the exclusive chance to interview the film’s writer and star, Naomi McDougall Jones, as well as co-star Christian Coulson, who you’ll recognise as Tom Riddle from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets! …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Katherine Waterston and Jude Law in an HBO Mystery Series, Upcoming Appearances by Daniel Radcliffe, Emmy Predictions and More!


Jul 14, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

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There really is never a dull moment in the Potterverse. We started out the week celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and releasing the latest episode of our YouTube series the Magical Emporium hosted by Guiness World Record Holder Victoria Maclean on rare Wizarding World collectibles. Throughout the week we shared …read more!

Unboxing Hallmark’s Latest Harry Potter Collection


Jul 13, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Fun, Misc, Products, Review, Sales

Leaky was lucky enough to receive a package by owl post recently from the iconic greeting card and collectible company Hallmark so we could share a bit about a few of the charming new items found in their latest Harry Potter line. We had a taste of Christmas in July when we did our ceremonial …read more!

Jim Kay Begins Drafting “Order of the Phoenix” Illustrated Edition!

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Jul 12, 2019

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

Art, Bloomsbury, Books, Books - Release Dates, Companion Books, Fantastic Beasts, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, News, Publishers, Quidditch Through the Ages, Scholastic, Titles

Jim Kay has officially begun work on the illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, and that’s good news that would make even Madam Pince rejoice! After previously announcing on his website Creepy Scrawlers Ltd. about the completion of his work on Goblet of Fire, Kay went on to inform readers that he aims to …read more!

Fire at Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden Set


Jul 12, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

News, Studio Tour, Warner Bros.

A fire broke out at Leavesden Studios yesterday, July 10th. The studios, owned by Warner Bros., are where Harry Potter, Fantasitc Beasts, James Bond, Mission Impossible and many other blockbuster films were made, and just around the corner from the Warner Bros Studio Tour – The Making of Harry Potter. Photo credit: Alamy The fire service spent over 15 …read more!

VOTE for final towns to receive giant Wands Installation

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Jul 10, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fun - Contests, News

Voting is open to pick the final four towns in the UK and Ireland to host the giant wands that were created as a promotion for the Fantastic Beasts films.  The wands will visit the four winning towns, in order of votes cast, in the run-up to the release of the third film in the …read more!

More Special Guests Announced For LeakyCon Dallas


Jul 09, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock


LeakyCon Dallas is a month away, and just in time, we’ve got some new special guests to add to the list of attendees! Scarlett Byrnes (Pansy Parkinson) and Afshan Azad (Padma Patil) will return to LeakyCon, James Payton (Frank Longbottom) and Jim Tavaré (Tom the Innkeeper) will also make their debut at LeakyCon this year …read more!

Theater Round-Up: ‘Cursed Child’s’ James Snyder Hosts First ‘Magic to Do’ Episode and Upcoming ‘Light in the Darkness’ for Lumos!


Jul 09, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Broadway, Charity, Christine Jones, Events, Fandom, Fans, Gareth Fry, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, John Tiffany, Katrina Lindsay, Lumos, Lynch, Neil Austin, News, Potter News, Round-Up, Television Programmes, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child dominates this week’s theater news as the casts from Broadway, London and Melbourne fill headlines once again. James Snyder hosted his first episode of the Broadway.com vlog “Magic to Do,” while his Cursed Child costar Nicholas Podany appeared on #LiveatFive. Snyder picked up another hosting gig, emceeing the upcoming …read more!

Mini Boden Launches Limited Edition ‘Harry Potter’ Collection This August!


Jul 09, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Fandom, Fans, Fun, News, Products, Warner Bros.

Boden Clothing announced a magical collaboration yesterday, partnering with Warner Bros. Consumer Products to bring a new Harry Potter-themed limited edition collection to the Mini Boden line. The range launches Monday, Aug. 5, so the good news is that Boden’s wizarding world fans won’t have to wait long for the release. On the other hand, …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Film Updates for Robert Pattinson and Ezra Miller, Season 5 Premiere for Peaky Blinders with Helen McCrory and More!


Jul 07, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

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It was a magical week at Leaky when we marked the website’s birthday 19 Years Later with a special post of thoughts and memories from the staff on their Potter journeys since the site was founded in July of 2000. In other Wizarding World news this week, we cast Lumos on an incredible Harry Potter …read more!

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