Archive for August, 2017

David Tennant Takes a Bow With ‘Broadchurch,’ Talks ‘Doctor Who,’ Returns to ‘Jessica Jones,’ and Stars in ‘Good Omens!’

Aug 18, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, HP Cast, Interviews, News, Television Programmes, Tennant

The final season of David Tennant’s hit British crime procedural, Broadchurch, ended in April, but the last episode didn’t air in the U.S. until Wednesday of this week, so he’s been making the rounds to promote BBC America’s release of the show–and his other upcoming projects! He spoke to Yahoo TV about the fate of his character, DI …read more!

Emma Watson Awarded at Teen Choice Awards 2017!

Aug 17, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Felton, Film Awards, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Movies, News, Watson

The 2017 Teen Choice Awards took place on Sunday night in LA, and after 63 million Twitter votes, teen icons from the film, music, TV, sports, fashion, comedy and internet were honoured as Choice artists of the year. Emma Watson had her talents as an actress rewarded at the event, winning four awards total, not including …read more!

Cheers to Helen McCrory on Her Birthday

Aug 17, 2017

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Birthdays, Actor Interviews, Birthdays, Bonham Carter, Films, Gambon, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, McCrory, News, Rickman

Helen McCrory, the popular English actress who is best known to the Potter fandom as Slytherin matriarch Narcissa Malfoy, celebrates her 49th birthday today. Before we take a look at what McCrory’s been up to since her days in the Potterverse, let’s examine her Wizarding World character a bit further. First off, the name “Narcissa”– …read more!

See James and Oliver Phelps at Steel City Comic Con!

Aug 16, 2017

Posted by: Lainey Ruffner

Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fun, News, Phelps, Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

Steel City Comic Con, one of the largest comic cons in the US, just announced that James and Oliver Phelps will be attending the Pittsburgh area convention along with a variety of other celebrities this December! The Phelps twins, who of course play the lovable pranksters Fred and George Weasley, are among the few Harry …read more!

Happy Birthday, Evanna Lynch!

Aug 16, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Birthdays, Actor Interviews, Birthdays, HP Cast, Interviews, Lynch, Lynch Interviews, News

Today we wish a very happy birthday to LeakyCon special guest, the wonderful Evanna Lynch! Whether through her acting, her activism or just being her truest self, Evanna Lynch has always been an inspiration. She entered into the world of Harry Potter as a diehard fan of the series, and was not just lucky to get, but …read more!

A First Look at the Strike TV Series

Aug 15, 2017

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Burke, Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, Cormoran Strike TV Series, Cuckoo's Calling, Grainger, J.K. Rowling, News, Television Programmes

Last week the long-awaited unveiling of the BBC One Cormoran Strike television series took place at a media preview event at the British Film Institute as covered here by Leaky. The detective series is based on the Cormoran Strike novels by J.K. Rowling penned under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith with the first installment of the …read more!

Meet the ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Cast & Crew On Set By Supporting Lumos!

Aug 14, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Interviews, Charity, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, Fogler, HP Cast, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Lumos, Movies, News, Redmayne, Sudol, Warner Bros., Waterston

During a fantastic livestream with Lumos, Alison Sudol and Dan Fogler spoke about a new way to get involved with Lumos in the USA, and a special competition to win a set visit to Leavesden Studios, meet the cast and crew of the next Fantastic Beasts film and two tickets to the Warner Bros Studio tour in London! Lumos tweeted today …read more!

More Information on “Verified Fan” and Other Potter Theater News

Aug 14, 2017

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Broadway, Directors, Fans, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Interviews, Jack Thorne, John Tiffany, Movies, News, Round-Up, Sonia Friedman, Theater, Theater Round-Up, Trailers, West End

This week from the world of theater, we have info on Harry Potter and the Cursed Child tickets on Broadway, a new trailer for Jack Thorne’s screen adaptation of R.J. Palacio’s YA Novel Wonder,  Anthony Boyle’s Stage Debut Award nomination and a recent interview with Cursed Child director John Tiffany. Ticket Information for Harry Potter …read more!

Lumos To Make a ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Special Announcement Tomorrow

Aug 13, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Charity, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, J.K. Rowling, Lumos, Movies, News, Redmayne

Lumos recently announced via Twitter that tomorrow (Monday 14th August) they will make a special announcement for all supporters. The announcement includes the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them logo, so potentially a promo for the new movie, or a message from a Fantastic Beasts actor? Eddie Redamayne has previously spoken with J.K. Rowling  at a Fantastic Beasts screening about the …read more!

Weekly Cast Round-up: New Movies From Jason Isaacs, Helen McCrory, Holliday Grainger & More

Aug 12, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, Cormoran Strike TV Series, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Gleeson, Grainger, Harry Potter Round-Up, Isaacs, McCrory, News, Round-Up

This week has seen an exclusive debut of BBC One’s Strike, a ‘fantastic’ surprise guest coming to LeakyCon at the end of this month and our coverage of July’s Potter-filled London Film and Comic-Con. In our latest round-up, we catch up with Brendan Gleeson’s Mr Mercedes, new movies from Jason Isaacs, Holliday Grainger and Helen McCrory, and a new interview …read more!

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