Archive for August, 2019

Netflix Transports Fans to ‘Crimes of Grindelwald’ Paris in September!

Aug 21, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

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

Paris is the “City of Light,” a beloved destination for travelers the world over–and 1920s Paris, as Woody Allen’s nostalgic Gil Pender knows in 2011’s Midnight in Paris, is truly magical. Yet those familiar with wizarding history, however well concealed from the Muggles and No-Majs passing them in the streets, know that 1920s Paris was …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Jessie Cave Debuts ‘Cave Women: A Work in Progress,’ New ‘Magic to Do’ Vlogs and Updates on Jack Thorne Projects

Aug 19, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Bonham Carter, Broadway, Events, Fandom, Fans, Films, Fry, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, HP Cast, Interviews, Jack Thorne, Movies, News, Round-Up, Smith, Television Programmes, Tennant, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

The incredible thing about the world of theater is its diversity. It spans the globe. It spans eras. It spans genres. And yet it continues to connect generations of theater-goers old and new in a magical way. This week’s round-up covers the debut of Jessie Cave’s latest comedic effort, James Snyder’s most recent entries in …read more!

J.K. Rowling to receive “Ripple of Hope” award in December

Aug 19, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Charity, Honors/Awards, J.K. Rowling, News

Please join Leaky in congratulating J.K. Rowling on another well-deserved award:  She will be honoured in a ceremony on December 12th as a recipient of the Robert F. Kennedy Ripple of Hope Award.  Now in its 51st year, the award is given annually for outstanding work in human rights.  In addition to creating the Harry …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Films for Daniel Radcliffe and Eddie Redmayne at TIFF, New Photos of Helena Bonham Carter and the Cast of ‘The Crown’ and More!

Aug 18, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Bonham Carter, Bonham Carter Interviews, Charity, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Felton, Film Awards, Film Images, Films, Gleeson, Harry Potter Round-Up, Honors/Awards, Interviews, Isaacs, McCrory, Miller, Movies, Phelps, Radcliffe, Redmayne, Round-Up, Smith, Staunton, Television Programmes, Thompson, Trailers, Walters

Here at Leaky this week, we’re back after an incredible trip to Dallas for Leakycon 9 ¾ and ready for all the actors news as we approach a few major film festivals and the start of the fall television season. To kick off the week we saw the first glorious trailer for The Little Women Movie starring Emma Watson, revealed …read more!

New Wizarding World App Announced by Pottermore

Aug 16, 2019

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

BigNews, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Info, Interactive, News, Potter News, Pottermore, Tech, Warner Bros.

It’s been a busy summer for tech-savvy witches and wizards, and it’s only going to get more interesting! Announced today, Pottermore revealed a new all-in-one app, currently named Wizarding World, which promises to be the “official Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts companion.” Created by Wizarding World Digital, a joint venture between Pottermore and Warner Bros., …read more!

EXCLUSIVE (Part 2 of 2): Leaky Interview with Creative Team of Off-Broadway PUFFS

Aug 15, 2019

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

Broadway, Companion Books, Crew Interviews, Exclusives, HP References, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, News, Puffs, Theater, TLC Interviews

Welcome to Part 2 of The Leaky Cauldron’s interview with PUFFS – this round focusing on the creative team behind the long-running and record-breaking play set to close in New York City on August 18, 2019. Let’s dive in! Read Part 1 here! Creative Team Q&A   LEAKY CAULDRON: Hello, creative team! Your turn to introduce yourselves. Tell …read more!

Greta Gerwig Talks First Trailer for Emma Watson’s ‘Little Women’

Aug 13, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Fandom, Fans, Films, HP Cast, Movies, News, Trailers, Watson

What is a woman fit for? The pursuit of personal and professional accomplishments? A standard of beauty? Love? And if love, what kind? Must it be marriage, and a good one, or is family and friendship enough? In a particularly moving scene from the first trailer of Little Women, Louisa May Alcott’s beloved Jo passionately …read more!

EXCLUSIVE (Part 1 of 2): Leaky Interview with Cast of Off-Broadway PUFFS

Aug 13, 2019

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

Actor Interviews, Broadway, Companion Books, Exclusives, Fandom, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, News, Puffs, Theater, TLC Interviews

Time-turn back to December 2015 — The unsuspecting town of New York City is bustling with Muggles in the midst of holiday festivities. Magic fills the air in a flurry of snowflakes, twinkling lights, and merry tunes. But downtown at the Peoples Improv Theater, a very special kind of magic is about to take the …read more!

Relive the Magic of LeakyCon Dallas With Our Exclusive Weekend Recap!

Aug 12, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Conventions, Events, Exclusives, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Felton, Fun, HP Cast, Leaky, LeakyCon, News, PotterCast, Tavare, Wizard Rock

This weekend LeakyCon celebrated its Tenth Anniversary with a three-day event in Dallas, Texas featuring the best Potter-themed programming and special guests, including first-timer Tom Felton! Relive the magic through Leaky’s full recap of each day’s events. Let us know which part of our coverage you enjoyed the most and, if you were lucky enough …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Emma Watson Launches Workplace Harassment Helpline, Maggie Smith in New Downton Abbey Images and More!

Aug 11, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Casting, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Film Images, Films, Gleeson, Harry Potter Round-Up, Isaacs, Legal, Misc, Movies, Music, Oldman, Pattinson, Radcliffe, Round-Up, Smith, Staunton, Sudol, Television Programmes, Tennant, Trailers, Watson

This has been one of the most magical weeks of the year at Leaky! We went to Dallas, Texas for the first of three 2019 Leakycons and saw Harry Potter cast, heard spellbinding Wizard Wrock, experienced amazing panels and cosplay and oh the Potter merch! And we announced that Leakycon 2020 will be returning to Orlando next …read more!

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