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‘Harry Potter’ actors attend Acting As a Young Wizard and Antagonists panels at LeakyCon 2018! (Full coverage)


Aug 15, 2018

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Harry Potter actor panels at LeakyCon offered insights into the characters they portrayed, where the actors are now, and also their favorite memories from filming. LeakyCon brought together a few of Hogwarts’ finest for the ‘Acting As a Young Wizard’ panel, and some of the less likable characters for the Antagonists panel, and our correspondent, Kathy …read more!

Alison Sudol’s ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Panel at LeakyCon 2018


Aug 13, 2018

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Actor Interviews, Conventions, Fan Events, Fantastic Beasts Movie, LeakyCon, News, Sudol

Fantastic Beasts star and musician Alison Sudol (who portrays Queenie in the film series) appeared on a panel at LeakyCon on Friday to help kick off the event, and shared her thoughts on Queenie’s evolution, her favorite moments from Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts, reflections on music and finding your voice, and much more… Leaky’s correspondent Kathy Paz captured …read more!

News from LEGO Including the Hogwarts Castle Designer Video, a Wand Build Event and the Wizarding World Mini-Site Goes Live!


Aug 12, 2018

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Events, Fantastic Beasts, Fun, Fun – Crafts, Products, Sales, Toys

 LEGO just keeps conjuring the magic for Wizarding World fans this year. The toy brick company has released a new collection of Harry Potter sets to coincide with the US 20th Anniversary of the series, as well as new Fantastic Beasts boxes and mini-figures leading up to the premiere of Crimes of Grindelwald. And Leaky reported …read more!

EXCLUSIVE: Devon Murray’s ‘Harry Potter’ Panel & Interview at LeakyCon 2018


Aug 12, 2018

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Conventions, Exclusives, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Interviews, LeakyCon, Murray, Murray Interviews, News

The very first day of LeakyCon 2018 kicked off on Friday with a bang, and as the Marketplace opened, we prepared ourselves for a weekend full of panels, discussions and Wrock. Leaky’s correspondent Kathy Paz was on the ground at LeakyCon to make sure readers didn’t miss a thing, including a panel with Harry Potter’s Seamus …read more!

Weekly Round-up: John Williams to hold Anniversary Concert, Interviews with Matthew Lewis, Chris Rankin, Dan Fogler & More!


Aug 12, 2018

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Composers, Contests, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Films, Fogler, Gleeson, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter Round-Up, Henderson, HP Cast, Lewis, Miller, Music, Rankin, Rankin Interviews, Redmayne, Round-Up, Tena, Thompson, Trailers, Williams

This week in Wizarding World news, Pottermore and Entertainment Weekly offered us our first look at the baby Nifflers in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Entertainment Weekly released a photo of Newt, Theseus and Leta, Natalie Dormer was announced as the ‘A History of Magic’ exhibition companion audiobook reader and Warner Bros Studio Tour announced …read more!

New ‘Crimes of Grindelwald’ Photo Hints at Sibling Rivalry Between the Scamander Brothers!


Aug 10, 2018

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BigNews, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Film Images, Films, Fun, Movies, News, Potter News, Redmayne, Trailers

Yesterday, Entertainment Weekly teased fans by releasing exclusive first-look photos of adorable baby Niffler beasties to promote its exciting new issue on stands today. Though the issue features images from many of the most highly-anticipated films of the fall, Potter fans are most likely to zero in on today’s new photo hinting at the complex …read more!

INTERVIEW: Supporting Foster/Adoptive Families With Transfiguring Adoption


Aug 10, 2018

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Charity, Conventions, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, LeakyCon, News

If you’re attending LeakyCon this weekend, be sure to look out for Transfiguring Adoption! In a recent interview, Darren Fink, co-founder of the Potter-inspired non profit, told us more about the organization he, his wife (Margie), and his adoptive children built to support foster-adoptive families, shared more on their Elf Squad online and local activist groups, stories …read more!

Natalie Dormer to Narrate ‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ Audiobook


Aug 09, 2018

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Audio Books, Companion Books, Dale, Events, Fry, Jim Kay, News, Pottermore

Harry Potter: A History of Magic Exhibition, the incredible display of artifacts and magical texts that helped inspire J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, will premiere at the New York Historical Society this fall after it originated at the British Library in 2017. To coincide with the U.S. opening, Pottermore Publishing and Audible are releasing an audio …read more!

First Look Photos of ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Baby Nifflers Released!

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
(L-r) EDDIE REDMAYNE as Newt Scamander and a baby Niffler

Aug 09, 2018

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Entertainment Weekly released exclusive first look photos of baby Nifflers from the highly-anticipated Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald today–and they are everything we could have hoped for. We already knew the wee Nifflers might make an appearance after Eddie Redmayne revealed the baby news in an interview with Pottermore. According to Leaky, Redmayne teased, …read more!

Theater Round-Up: ‘Cursed Child’ Conjures Record Sales in Australia, Imogen Heap Talks Soundtrack and More!


Aug 09, 2018

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BigNews, Broadway, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, HP Cast, Interviews, Jack Thorne, John Tiffany, McCrory, Music, News, Noma Dumezweni, Potter News, Round-Up, Steven Hoggett, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

This week in theater news, we review Harry Potter and the Cursed Child news worldwide. From Melbourne, Australia to London and Broadway, we cover the latest on record-breaking ticket sales, photo ops with alums Helen McCrory and Noma Dumezweni, a stunning victory for the Fizzing Whizbees and a new mini trailer. Imogen Heap, creator of …read more!

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