Archive for September, 2019

Weekly Round-Up: Rupert Grint, Dan Fogler and Cursed Child Broadway at NYCC, Claudia Kim Talks Fantastic Beasts and More!

Sep 29, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Bonham Carter, Charity, Conventions, Davis, Events, Fan Events, Fans, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Films, Fogler, Grint, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Harry Potter Round-Up, Isaacs, Movies, News, Products, Round-Up, Sales, Smith, Staunton, Television Programmes, Thewlis, Walters

From books to apps to holiday decor, the Potterverse had it all this week. We reviewed the new companion book Harry Potter: Magical Places from its launch in Porto, Portugal, Bloomsbury announced artist Jim Kay’s tour for the upcoming release of the Goblet of Fire illustrated edition, Pottery Barn unveiled their new Harry Potter holiday …read more!

Pottery Barn launches new Harry Potter line just in time for the holidays

Sep 26, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk


Here at Leaky we see a lot of Potter-themed products.  A few, unfortunately, have been poorly made catch-pennies, created without concern for quality or authenticity by companies (quite naturally, it must be said) hoping to cash on the global popularity of everything Potter-related.  But Pottery Barn has consistently wowed us with Potter-inspired collections for kids, teens, and …read more!

GIVEAWAY: Prepare for a Wizarding World Halloween with!

Sep 25, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Exclusives, Fandom, Fans, News, Products

Ready to create some toil and trouble this Halloween? We’re teaming up with to bring you another worldwide costume giveaway! Whether you’re planning to dress as Bellatrix Lestrange, Dobby, Hermione Granger, Luna Lovegood, Harry Potter or even Lord Voldemort, have got an entire section of their website devoted to Wizarding World costumes — …read more!

Wizarding World app now available in UK, Ireland, and U.S.

Sep 24, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Games, News, Pottermore, Products, Tech, Video Games

Pottermore‘s new sister site, Wizarding World, recently launched an app.  You already know this if you have registered for your “Wizarding Passport” and received an email invite to be amongst the first to explore the app.  The app was first tested in New Zealand, rolled out in Australia and Canada, and is now available in the …read more!

Bloomsbury Celebrates ‘Goblet of Fire’ Illustrated Edition Release With Jim Kay Tour!

Sep 23, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Art, BigNews, Bloomsbury, Books, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, News, Potter News, Release Parties

Bloomsbury will celebrate the release of the highly-anticipated Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Illustrated Edition with an October tour featuring illustrator Jim Kay! The date of the first “An Evening with Jim Kay” event coincides with the release of the book on Oct. 8, 2019 and will be held at Central Library in St. …read more!

Reigniting the Magic of ‘Harry Potter’ Book Launches at ‘The Magical Place’ in Portugal!

Sep 22, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Music, News

Recently Leaky was invited to attend a very special book launch for Harry Potter: Magical Places – A Paper Scene Book. The companion book, published by Insight Editions in partnership with Warner Bros. Entertainment, was also published as a special co-production edition with Portugal’s most enchanting bookstore, Livraria Lello. The launch event host by Livraria Lello at at the …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: The Premiere for ‘Whaling’ Starring Tom Felton, a First Look at ‘The Secret Garden’ with Julie Walters and More!

Sep 22, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Casting, Depp, Directors, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Felton, Felton Interviews, Film Awards, Film Images, Films, Harry Potter Round-Up, Heyman, Interviews, Law, Media, Movies, News, Oldman, Posters, Producers, Redmayne, Round-Up, Shaw, Smith, Spall, Staunton, Staunton Interviews, Thompson, Trailers, Walters, Yates

As fall officially arrived, Crimes of Grindelwald was nominated by the European Film Awards People Choice Award, Pottercast released episode 294 just weeks ahead of Leakycon10, Aden and Anais debuted their new Harry Potter baby collection, and the TV adaptation of the fourth installment in the Cormoran Strike Series, Lethal White, began production. In our …read more!

Aden + Anais debuts Harry Potter collection for wee witches + wizards

Sep 20, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

News, Products

Do you have a small witch or wizard in your life, or are you expecting one soon?  If so, you might be interested in the new limited edition Harry Potter collection from children’s clothing brand Aden + Anais. The brand is known for its classic muslin swaddles.  There are three in the Harry Potter collection, …read more!

Strike Round-Up: Anniversary of “Lethal White” publication today, filming begins, Burke & Grainger interviews

Sep 18, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Books - Release Dates, Burke, Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, Cormoran Strike TV Series, Grainger, Lethal White

And we’re off…! #lethalwhite #thestrikeseries — Brontë Film and TV (@BronteFilmandTV) September 17, 2019 One year anniversary of Lethal White publication Has it really been a full year since Lethal White was released? Indeed, it was released on September 18, 2018. I remember diving into it that day, eager to find out the resolution of …read more!

Pottercast Episode 294: Much Ado About (Cursed Child) Branding

Sep 16, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Audio, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, News, PotterCast

Episode 294 of Pottercast has arrived! Just five more episodes to squeeze in before the 10th Anniversary of Leakycon where Melissa, John and Frak will be there via Portkey LIVE to record number 300 in Boston together! 294 covers the new Harry Potter and the Cursed Child branding, a seriously advanced course on the Sorting Hat, supposition on how …read more!

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