Archive for November, 2018

Houses Assemble! Alexa Now Plays ‘Harry Potter Quiz’!

Nov 30, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Audio, Audio Books, BigNews, Books, Dale, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Filmmaker Interviews, Fun, Games, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, J.K. Rowling, Media, News, Potter News, Pottermore, Quidditch Through the Ages

Audible and Pottermore Publishing are partnering to bring an exciting new Harry Potter Quiz to Amazon Echo, Spot and Show users today. Simply ask, “Alexa, play Harry Potter Quiz” to be challenged with three trivia questions, which will be updated daily! The interactive trivia game is hosted by Laurel Lefkow, who introduces each question with passages …read more!

PotterCast 282: ORLY?us discusses “Fantastic Beasts: The Retcons of Grindelwald”

Nov 28, 2018

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, News, PotterCast

Did you leave the cinema after seeing Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald bubbling over with zillions of issues with the film to research and debate and vent about?  Yeah, we did, too.  The second film of the five-film franchise raised more questions than it answered, to put it mildly.  The PotterCast cast, Melissa, Jon, …read more!

Daniel Radcliffe Voices Demelza Christmas Appeal Video For Children in Hospice Care

Nov 27, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Charity, HP Cast, News, Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe, Harry Potter star and Vice President of Demelza Children’s hospice charity, lent his talent to a special Christmas appeal to raise money for children with a terminal condition. The online appeal sees Dan – who is currently starring in Broadway’s ‘The Lifespan of a Fact’ – narrate a two-minute Christmas fundraising film for the …read more!

‘Cursed Child’ Sets Broadway Record For Weekly Ticket Sales

Nov 26, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Honors/Awards, News

  Harry Potter and the Cursed Child set another Broadway record, reporting gross sales of $2,338,315 last week! The new record for weekly gross ticket sales passes the mark set by the play for the week ending June 17, 2018 ($2,277,446). Cursed Child is now the most awarded new play in theatre history, and has one 25 …read more!

A Weasley Family Reunion is Headed to the Midwest

Nov 26, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Conventions, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Phelps, Wright

Kansas City, Missouri is a long way from the magical comforts of the Burrow, but it looks like the Weasleys will be hopping the Floo Network next spring for the Midwest. The region’s largest and longest running comic book convention and pop culture event will be host to a wizarding family reunion when three Harry …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Tom Felton Says He’d Play Draco in Cursed Child On Screen, A New Look at Rupert Grint in The ABC Murders, Victoria Yeates Leaves Call the Midwife for Fantastic Beasts and More!

Nov 24, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Felton, Film Images, Films, Grint, Harry Potter Round-Up, Interviews, Lynch, McCrory, Movies, Posters, Round-Up, Sudol, Television Programmes, Walters

One week after the wide release of Crimes of Grindelwald, reviews and box office numbers started rolling in. The cast finished off their press tour with the Japanese release of the film, Leaky attended the opening of the Crimes of Grindelwald gallery at the House of MinaLima , and we shared our take on some of …read more!

Behind The Magic of ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ With Graphic Design Duo MinaLima

Nov 21, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Art, Exclusives, Fans, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Film Images, Films, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, MinaLima, Movie Art, Movies, News, Props-Sets, SetReports, Studio Tour

Being careful not to be seen by muggles, Leaky’s reporters ventured through the crowded streets of London and – with the help of a Confundus Charm or two – slipped into the alley behind the Palace Theatre, home to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Once again we found ourselves at the colorful and quirky House of MinaLima, the graphic design …read more!

Don’t Mistake ‘Crimes of Grindelwald’ Plot Twists for Plot Holes

Nov 20, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

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

If you saw Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald last week, you’re probably still shell-shocked. And even the most diligent spoiler-avoiders who haven’t made it yet have probably heard rumblings throughout the fandom about some big plot twists–and even bigger questions. The seeming plot holes have raised the ire, and sparked the heated critiques, of …read more!

Potter Fans: It’s Time to Drop Everything You Are Doing and Vote for Evanna

Nov 19, 2018

Posted by: Melissa Anelli


We all met Evanna Lynch in 2006. She was an absolutely enormous Harry Potter fan before she was cast as Luna, which meant that instantly she was faced with a huge burden: that of being the Harry Potter fan for all of us. She was The Harry Potter Fan Living the Dream. That’s a lot. The …read more!

EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Evanna Lynch Ahead of ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Finale!

Nov 19, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, BigNews, Contests, Events, Exclusives, Fandom, Fans, Fun, HP Cast, Interviews, Lynch, Lynch Interviews, News, Potter News, Television Programmes

Evanna Lynch and partner Keo Motsepe are set to compete in the finale of Dancing with the Stars tonight after a whirlwind season of breathtaking dances and incredible scores! Lynch, who is best known to Potter fans for her portrayal of Luna Lovegood in the film adaptations, has long had a close relationship with Leaky …read more!

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