Archive for October, 2019

MinaLima illustrate new edition of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”

Oct 31, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Art, Books, Cover Artists, MinaLima, Movie Art, News

It isn’t Potter-related but lovers of the magical graphics that design duo MinaLima have created for the wizarding world such as the new holiday wrapping paper we told you about last week) will want to check out their playful illustrations for a new edition of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass,” released …read more!

Magical ‘Harry Potter’ Cosplay Transformations & 31 Days of Wizardry: Interview With Jaremi Carey

Oct 31, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Art, Exclusives, Fan Art, Fans, Interviews, News

If you keep up with the Harry Potter community on social media, you’ve probably seen the 31 Days of Wizardry series by amazingly talented Transformation Artist, Jaremi Carey. We interviewed composer, actor and artist Jaremi about creating 31 incredible Harry Potter looks, recreating characters with an impressive level of accuracy. You might recognise Jaremi from TV, or as ever-beautiful drag …read more!

Classic Stills Launch ‘Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban’ Collection

Oct 31, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Alfonso Cuaron, Art, Fandom, Fans, Film Images, Movies, News, PoA Film

The latest Classic Stills collection went live today, October 31st, and this time it’s Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban being depicted through fine art photography stills! The collection feature 26 images from the Prisoner of Azkaban film. Only 100 individually numbered prints of each photo will be available, all framed by hand and protected by UV acrylic …read more!

A LeakyCon Lesson in Wandlore

Oct 30, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, J.K. Rowling, LeakyCon, News

While at LeakyCon Boston not too long ago, we had the privilege of attending numerous spotlight panels on the MainStage and, happily, our foray into the wizarding world didn’t end there. We discovered many other panels of interest, including “Wandlore: An Ancient and Mysterious Magic” with Greg Laslo. Laslo is the founder of The Hungarian …read more!

Read J.K. Rowling’s love letter to Europe

Oct 29, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

J.K. Rowling

As Leaky reported earlier this month, J.K. Rowling was invited to contribute to a collection of vignettes about feelings of connectedness with Europe, positioned as a lamentation on the UK’s decision to leave the EU.  The collection, “A Love Letter to Europe” is to be published on October  31,  2019, which was to be the …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Robert Pattinson on Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman, a New Look at Helena Bonham Carter in The Crown and More!

Oct 27, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Audio, Bonham Carter, Broadbent, Casting, Charity, Davis, Events, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Film Images, Films, Films - Trailers, Gleeson, Harry Potter Round-Up, Holidays, Interviews, Lynch, Movies, Oldman, Pattinson, Pattinson Interviews, Posters, Rankin, Rankin Interviews, Redmayne, Round-Up, Television Programmes, Tennant, Thewlis, Trailers

Another magical week in the Wizarding World as we head towards one of the biggest days on the Potter calendar, Halloween! On the heels of its tenth anniversary, Leakycon announced Harry Potter’s Seamus Finnigan, Devon Murray as a special guest next year in Orlando, MinaLima unveiled their new gift wrap collection, we got a closer …read more!

Epic Universe: Universal Orlando’s Fourth Theme Park Expected To Open 2023

Oct 25, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fun, J.K. Rowling, News, Theme Park, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

Comcast NBCUniversal reportedly confirmed in a third-quarter earnings call with Orlando Park Stop yesterday that their new theme park, Epic Universe, will open in 2023. Universal officially announced the planned fourth park in August. At the time, Leaky reported the statement from Brian L. Roberts, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Comcast Corporation, on the …read more!

Lumos launches campaign to end orphanage tourism

Oct 25, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Education, J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling’s children’s charity, Lumos, is dedicated to getting children out of orphanages and into families—their own families, where possible, or other loving families that will raise them in a home environment rather than an institutional setting.  Spending one’s formative years in an orphanage is both mentally and physically damaging to children, leaving deep emotional …read more!

Wizarding World Digital Releases Closer Look at ‘Keys and Curios’ Journal

Oct 24, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

News, Pottermore, Warner Bros.

We recently released an exclusive look inside the Keys and Curios journal, the Wizarding World Gold paid subscriber welcoming gift. Wizarding World Digital have now released a video giving another look at the personalized journal, as well as statements from Wizarding World Digital and personalisation experts, Wonderbly, who had a hand in creating the journal. The journal …read more!

MinaLima Unveil Spellbinding Wrapping Paper Collection!

Oct 24, 2019

Posted by: Becki Osborne

Art, Fandom, Fans, MinaLima, News

Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima have designed hundreds of graphic props for the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films, and their latest magical collection comes just in time for the holiday season; a gift wrap collection! The exquisite collection features artwork created by MinaLima for the Harry Potter films. Two of the designs ‘Christmas Elf’ and ‘Santa’s Sleigh’ (below) have not been seen since their …read more!

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