Archive for June, 2019

Cast Your Vote for the 2019 Teen Choice Awards

Jun 21, 2019

Posted by: Lauren Osborne

Depp, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fiennes, Film Awards, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Law, Movies, News, Potter News, Radcliffe, Television Programmes, Waterston

Voting is open from now until June 25 amongst the 2019 Teen Choice Award nominees announced yesterday, and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is up for three awards! Alongside the film, Harry Potter film alumni Daniel Radcliffe, Hero Fiennes-Tiffin and Jude Law are all nominated for their respective projects as well. Fantastic Beasts itself …read more!

Harry and the Potters Release ‘Lumos’ – First Full-Length Album in 13 Years!

Jun 21, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, LeakyCon, Music, News, Wizard Rock

Harry and the Potters just released their first full-length album in 13 years — and they’re about to go on tour! Lumos comprises 16 songs based on Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, and it’s no secret that the album is overly political, expertly tying together the current political climate in America (and, well, worldwide), and the affairs in Deathly Hallows. …read more!

Wizarding World Funko Exclusives for San Diego Comic Con

Jun 20, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Conventions, Events, Fan Events, Fans, Fun, News, Products, Richardson, Sales, Toys

That time of year is just a month away when the largest annual pop culture gathering in the world commences in San Diego, California. Although there won’t be a Harry Potter or Fantastic Beasts film previewed in Hall H this year, or any other Warner Bros production for that matter, the Wizarding World will be …read more!

‘Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’ Releases Tomorrow! (GAMEPLAY PREVIEW)

Jun 20, 2019

Posted by: Sydney Dean

Events, Exclusives, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fun - Games, Games, News, Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood

Earlier this week, WB Games and Niantic invited us to an exclusive Wizards Unite Event held at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood. We were able to play the game a few days early, catch some bowtruckles, and hear from John Hanke (Niantic CEO), Mary Casey (Executive Director of Product at …read more!

‘Harry Potter’ Cast Talks Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure in Special Opening Event Q&A!

Jun 19, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, BigNews, Davis, Davis Interviews, Events, Fandom, Fans, Felton, Felton Interviews, Films, Fun, HP Cast, Interviews, Lynch, Lynch Interviews, Movies, News, Phelps, Phelps Interviews, Potter News, Theme Park, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

During the day-long media event which ended with a spectacular opening ceremony and a magical demonstration at Universal Orlando Resort’s Islands of Adventure theme park on Tuesday, June 11, Leaky had the opportunity to preview Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure. As a part of our inside look at the attraction, Leaky correspondent Kathy Paz and …read more!

MinaLima to exhibit at inaugural ComicCon CCXP in Cologne, Germany

Jun 18, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Art, Events, MinaLima, Movie Art, News, Props-Sets

Magical world graphic designers Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima, the dynamic duo behind the London-based House of MinaLima, will attend the inaugural ComicCon CCXP Cologne from 27-30 June 2019. MinaLima do a fair amount of amazing non-Potter-related design work, but we known them best as the creators of the iconic retro-style designs from the Harry Potter and Fantastic …read more!

Hold onto your skrewts! PotterCast #291 recorded live at the first PodX!

Jun 18, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Fans, News, PotterCast, Wizard Rock

PotterCast has been podcasting since 2005, which makes it so ancient and venerable in podcast years, it’s like the Dumbledore of podcasts. In 2007, PotterCast went on a tour before Deathly Hallows was released, podcasting with live audiences from bookstores around the country.  Podcast tours were not a thing then; PotterCast was in the vanguard in so …read more!

Christian Coulson Stars In ‘Bite Me’, Currently Touring The U.S.!

Jun 18, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Coulson, HP Cast, News

Following its Cinequest World Premiere and Best Feature Film Win at VTXIFF,  Bite Me, a subversive romantic comedy starring Christian Coulson (Tom Riddle), is currently on The Joyful Vampire Tour of America, changing how indepdendent films are distributed with a 51-screening, 40-city, 3-month RV tour of the U.S., running until August 6th. Find out how …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Sonia Friedman’s ‘The Ferryman’ Wins Tonys, ‘Cursed Child’ and Jessie Cave’s ‘Sunrise’ Nominated for Awards

Jun 17, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Bradley, Broadway, Christine Jones, Fandom, Fans, Gareth Fry, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Katrina Lindsay, Neil Austin, News, Potter News, Props-Sets, Round-Up, Sonia Friedman, Staunton, Television Programmes, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

The biggest news last week was the long-awaited opening of Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure in Hogsmeade at Universal Orlando Resort’s Islands of Adventure theme park. Leaky was there to bring fans all the exclusive coverage, including a review of the pre-opening media events, interviews with creative director Gary Blumenstein and art director Alan Gilmore …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Daniel Radcliffe Joins Netflix Special, Jude Law in New HBO Series & More!

Jun 16, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Casting, Depp, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Fiennes, Film Images, Harry Potter Round-Up, Law, Movies, News, Pattinson, Radcliffe, Round-Up, Smith, Spall, Television Programmes, Trailers

What a week to be a Potter fan! We had the privilege of attending the Grand Opening of Universal Orlando’s newest attraction Hagrid’s Magical Motorbike Adventure and brought you all the magical details from our trip! We interviewed the creative team for the ride including Harry Potter Art Director Alan Gilmore and Universal Creative Director …read more!

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