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Newt’s Case of Fantastic Bricks on the Way from LEGO


Jun 05, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney | Comments

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The news from LEGO for Wizarding World fans just keeps getting more magical! Over the past few months Leaky has reported on new Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts sets anticipated later this summer from the iconic toy company, as well as an entire new mini-site dedicated to Wizarding World themed brick-building. Last winter we learned …read more!

The Protego Foundation Launches New Campaign With Support of Vegan ‘Harry Potter’ Actors Evanna Lynch & Robbie Jarvis


Jun 04, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

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Animal rights charity The Protego Foundation launched a new campaign today with the support of Potter actors, aiming to improve the accessibility of Butterbeer to fans and ensure the drink is animal-friendly. Their new petition calls on Universal Studios’ Wizarding World of Harry Potter and J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World franchise, along with Warner Bros, to make …read more!

USAopoly Announces Two New Wizarding World Board Games!


Jun 04, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

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Most Potter fans are up for a little friendly competition now and then, especially where our knowledge of the wizarding world and the Harry Potter series is concerned and, for those who love board games, there are more options available than ever before. In fact, USAopoly announced two new products are coming soon, and they …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Drama Desk Award Wins, ‘Cursed Child’ Interviews and More!


Jun 04, 2018

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The Cursed Child production takes center stage in this week’s theater round-up yet again as we congratulate the Drama Desk Award winners and cover interviews with cast and crew, including Noma Dumezweni (Hermione Granger), Jamie Parker (Harry Potter), Anthony Boyle (Scorpius Malfoy), Sam Clemmett (Albus Potter), costume designer Katrina Lindsay and set designer Christine Jones. …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: New Trailers, Interviews, Upcoming Projects and More!


Jun 03, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

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From the cover reveal of the official Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald screenplay to J.K. Rowling’s new Q&A posted on her website, it’s been an exciting week! House of MinaLima announced their second birthday celebration plans, Warner Bros Studio Tour announced Harry Potter Quiz Nights coming this July, C.B. Strike aired in the U.S., and details of Alan …read more!

It’s Golden Week! House of MinaLima’s Second Birthday Celebrations


Jun 02, 2018

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This week House of MinaLima will host very special golden celebrations to mark the gallery’s second birthday, and you’re invited! Golden Week begins today, June 2nd, and runs until June 10th. Every weekday, graphic design duo on the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films, Mira and Eduardo, will answer questions and share “Golden Nuggets” – little secrets behind …read more!

Over 225 Million Spells Cast By ‘Hogwarts Mystery’ Players, Plus New Updates!


Jun 02, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

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How’s your Hogwarts story going so far? This week, Hogwarts Mystery developers Jam City released some surprising statistics on milestones reached since the official launch of the game on April 25th, and also added a few new updates, giving players the opportunity to customise their Hogwarts experience even more. As explained during  our exclusive interview at A Celebration of Harry …read more!

Tom Burke on ‘CB Strike’ as it Comes to the US


Jun 02, 2018

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US fans of the Cormoran Strike series were finally able to see J.K. Rowling’s detective novels brought to life on the small screen last night (June 1) on Cinemax. The seven episode TV adaptation of the three book series Rowling penned under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, stars British actor Tom Burke as the series protagonist private detective …read more!

J.K. Rowling Shares ‘Fantastic Beasts 3′ Progress & More in Website Q&A

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Jun 01, 2018

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Not only will we be getting Lethal White and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald this year, but J.K. Rowling revealed in a new ‘Answers to Questions’ page on her website that she’s currently writing the third Fantastic Beasts film, as well as planning another story for children! Answering questions about writing, collaboration and producing films, Rowling gave insights into how her work has …read more!

Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald original screenplay cover revealed


May 30, 2018

Posted by: Amanda Kirk | Comments

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We recently announced that the original screenplay of Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald will be released on November 16, to coincide with the release of the film.  It’s available for pre-order now, but we’re all going to have to try to be patient for 5 ½ more months—no easy task! Just because we don’t have any …read more!

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