Harry Potter News

Weekly Round-Up: Emma Watson’s Birthday Message for J.K. Rowling, Playmobil Fun for Daniel Radcliffe and More!


Aug 04, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Audio, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Films, Films - Trailers, Harry Potter Round-Up, Lynch, McCrory, Movies, Pattinson, Radcliffe, Redmayne, Round-Up, Television Programmes, Trailers, Watson

News appeared from all corners of the Potterverse this week. We reviewed the play Games for Lovers starring Evanna Lynch, reported on another first edition Philosopher’s Stone sold at auction, and shared Halloween season details for this year’s Hogwarts After Dark at Warner Bros Studio Tour London. We learned that Leakycon’s bringing Fantastic Beasts Dan Fogler to …read more!

Another Harry Potter first edition sells at auction

Philosopher's Stone Derbyshire Auction

Aug 02, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Bloomsbury, Books, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone

Following up on our report that a first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone would be up for auction at the end of July, we can now inform you that the book sold for £28,500.  Rare first editions  of the Harry Potter books have been selling for stratospheric prices at auction.  Just over a year ago, another …read more!

Universal Orlando Announces Fourth Park: Epic Universe

Universal's Epic Universe - Concept Art

Aug 01, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

News, Theme Park, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

We previously reported on rumors that Universal Orlando Resort was building a new, fourth, theme park, and today that rumor became reality in an official announcement from the park! The new park will be called Universal’s Epic Universe, and will aim to create ‘an entirely new level of experience that forever changes theme park entertainment’. Venturing outside …read more!

LeakyCon Comes to Rose City Comic Con in September!


Jul 31, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Conventions, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fun, HP Cast, Isaacs, LeakyCon, Lewis, News, Potter News, Wright

Today the fandom celebrates Harry Potter’s 39th birthday, making it the perfect day to announce the magical news that LeakyCon will be partnering with Rose City Comic Con to bring wizarding world programming to the Portland, Oregon convention. Rose City Comic Con, held at the Oregon Convention Center, is already a pop-culture phenomenon in the …read more!

Hogwarts After Dark Returns to Warner Bros. Studio Tour London

The making of harry potter dark arts

Jul 31, 2019

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

Art, Events, Exclusives, Fans, Films, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Holidays, Movies, News, Studio Tour

Enemies of the heir… Beware! The Making of Harry Potter Dark Arts is set to return this Hallowe’en season to Warner Bros. Studio Tour London September 27-November 10. Wizard, Witch or Muggle – embrace the #DarkArts this Hallowe’en and explore the darkness of the Wizarding World at #WBTourLondon. — WB Tour London (@wbtourlondon) July 30, …read more!

Theater Round-Up: James Snyder’s “Magic to Do” Vlog and Duet With Nicholas Podany, Jack Thorne’s New Projects and Evanna Lynch on ‘Games for Lovers’


Jul 30, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Books, Broadway, Charity, Events, Fandom, Fans, Films, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, HP Cast, Interviews, Jack Thorne, Lynch, News, Round-Up, Television Programmes, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

This week’s theater round-up covers all the magical news of interest, and from stage to television and film, the crossover success of Harry Potter connections alums to astound and entertain. James Snyder, Cursed Child Broadway’s Harry Potter, completed two more episodes of the wildly entertaining vlog “Magic to Do” and is scheduled to appear on …read more!

Welcome Everybody’s Favorite No-Maj, Dan Fogler, to LeakyCon Boston!

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Jul 30, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Conventions, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fogler, HP Cast, LeakyCon, News

Dan Fogler stole the show as No-Maj Jacob Kowalski in  Fantastic Beasts series, and he’ll be returning to LeakyCon this year to help celebrate ten years of the biggest Harry Potter and J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World fan convention! LeakyCon Boston takes place October 11-13 at the Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center in Boston, back where the event …read more!

REVIEW: Games For Lovers, Starring Evanna Lynch


Jul 29, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Exclusives, Lynch, News

Leaky recently attended the press night for Games For Lovers at The Vaults in London, a new show by Ryan Craig and Seabright Productions, starring Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood), alongside Calum Callaghan (who also appeared in Junkyard by Jack Thorne), Tessie Orange-Turner (Casualty, You, Me and Him) and Billy Postlethwaite (Chernobyl, Father Brown, Game of Thrones). The …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Emma Watson Voted 5th Most Admired Woman in the World, Harry Potter Alum in Film Festival Lineups and More!


Jul 28, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Casting, Events, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Film Images, Films, Gambon, Grainger, Harry Potter Round-Up, Heyman, Honors/Awards, Jack Thorne, Movies, Oldman, Pattinson, Redmayne, Round-Up, Staunton, Television Programmes, Thewlis, Thompson, Trailers, Watson

The last of the Harry Potter summer anniversaries wrapped up this week with Deathly Hallows celebrating 12 years since the book’s publication and the Leaky staff and our followers shared some of their stories from the final midnight release. We took a look at a review of Daniel Radcliffe’s recent appearance on the celebrity genealogy series Who Do …read more!

Classic Stills Releases ‘Chamber of Secrets’ Fine Art Photography Collection


Jul 28, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Art, Movie Art, News

Classic Stills, LA and London-based publisher of rare film photography, recently launched a limited collection of fine art photography from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in collaboration with Warner Bros. Consumer Products. After hosting a competition to suggest prints to feature in their second Harry Potter collection, 22 prints were chosen as being some of the …read more!

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