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“Lethal White” available in paperback soon, pre-order now


Apr 07, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Books - Release Dates, Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, Lethal White, News, Paperbacks

If you’re a fan of J.K. Rowling’s murder mystery series featuring detective Cormoran Strike and his partner Robin Ellacott, which Rowling writes under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, you probably read Lethal White, the latest novel in the series, as soon as it came out in hardcover last September.  But if you haven’t read it yet (we recommend …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Ralph Fiennes Discusses Voldemort, Potter Trivia with Tom Felton, Rumors of ‘Fantastic Beasts 3′ Sighting & More!


Apr 07, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Casting, Davis, Depp, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Felton, Felton Interviews, Fiennes, Fiennes Interviews, Films, Films - Trailers, Fun, Harry Potter Round-Up, Humor, Interviews, Isaacs, Isaacs Interviews, Movies, Radcliffe, Round-Up, Shaw, Shaw Interviews, Smith, Thompson

Another magic filled week in the Potterverse! Leaky apparated to Planet Comicon for a Weasley sibling reunion, and to the unveiling of the new Gringotts Wizarding Bank feature at Warner Bros Studio London, we’re making room in our Potter collections for an illustrated version of Quidditch Through the Ages, a new Chocolate Frog Card and …read more!

Wizards In Space Magazine Issue 4: Review & Interview


Apr 05, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fan Sites, Fandom, Fans, Interviews, Leaky, Misc, News, Review

We love to read (especially Harry Potter!), but we know there are plenty of incredible writers in the fandom who are itching to connect with others and share their work. Whether you write poems, creative musings on life and love, create art that tells a story, comics that simultaneously entertain and inspire, or non-fiction pieces on identity, …read more!

The Case for Reading the Screenplay


Apr 05, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Films, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News, Opinion, Yates

Perhaps you thought J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald screenplay was not worth reading. You might reason, what more can it reveal that I didn’t see in the film which is a direct adaptation of the script? You might think, I’ll be disappointed. What I wanted was a book, not a screenplay, so …read more!

Team Starkid Celebrate 10 Years With Homecoming Reunion Event!


Apr 04, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, News

There’s a special place in the Harry Potter fandom for those who are also fans of Team Starkid’s work. Many will be familiar with the A Very Potter musical series, which parodied the books in a brilliantly unique, musical performance that started  as a free show in a tiny theater at the University of Michigan on April …read more!

FULL Tour of the Gringotts Expansion at Warner Bros Studio Tour London, With Special Guests!


Apr 03, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

BigNews, Events, Exclusives, Fogler, Isaacs, News, Studio Tour, Warner Bros.

Yesterday evening, we were lucky enough to be given tickets by Warner Bros Studio Tour London to attend the opening of the Gringotts expansion! Keys, please! 🗝💰 It’s almost time for our exclusive preview of #GringottsWizardingBank at @wbtourlondon 😍 pic.twitter.com/83UsMzstpq — The Leaky Cauldron (@leaky) April 2, 2019 Walking through the entrance to the tour, …read more!

Weasley Magic in the Midwest


Apr 03, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Conventions, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Films, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Humor, News, Phelps, Phelps Interviews, Wright, Wright Interviews

As we reached the summit of the escalator that transports us once a year from our everyday existence into the “Great Hall” of Planet Comicon Kansas City, a giddy sense of calm overcame us amidst the throngs of powder blue and neon green coated physiques, braided pink wigs, full body armor, weapon wielding warriors and of …read more!

New illustrated edition of “Quidditch Through the Ages” coming in 2020


Apr 02, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

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Bloomsbury Children’s Books has commissioned a new edition of Quidditch Through the Ages illustrated by author and artist Emily Gravett. Quidditch Through the Ages was originally published in 2001.  An audiobook, read by Andrew Lincoln, was released a year ago.  It explains the history and rules of the wizarding world’s main sport.  Rowling’s royalties from the first edition …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Anthony Boyle Attends WonderCon ‘Tolkien’ Panel, Jamie Parker Joins ‘1917’ and More!


Apr 02, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Anthony Boyle, Broadway, Charity, Events, Fandom, Fans, Films, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Interviews, Jack Thorne, Movies, News, Noma Dumezweni, Round-Up, Television Programmes, Theater, Theater Round-Up

It’s been a slower news week in the wizarding world, but there is still much to look forward to, especially in theater! Our favorite Cursed Child alums, Anthony Boyle and Jamie Parker, both have big news regarding upcoming feature films Boyle attended a convention to promote the biopic Tolkien, while Parker joined the cast of …read more!

New Ollivander Chocolate Frog card debuts


Apr 02, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Hurt, News, Products, Theme Park, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

It seems odd that legendary wand maker Garrick Ollivander did not yet have his own Chocolate Frog card, given his iconic status in the wizarding world.  Well, as of March 30, that oversight was remedied as you are now able to purchase Ollivander’s Chocolate Frogs at Universal Orlando.  You can find them at both Sugarplum’s Sweetshop …read more!

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