Archive for January, 2020

A Spellbinding ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Panel At BroadwayCon!

Jan 29, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Interviews, Broadway, Conventions, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Interviews, News, Noma Dumezweni, Sonia Friedman, Steven Hoggett, Theater, TLC Interviews

We were lucky enough to not only see Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway this week and tour backstage with James Snyder (Harry Potter) himself, but also saw the Cursed Child spotlight panel at BroadwayCon! If you missed all the action on social, find a handy round-up of the panel–and other Cursed Child shenanigans at the con–below: First …read more!

Wizarding World Reveals Pre-Release Exclusive: Hermione’s Patronus Funko Pop!

Jan 28, 2020

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

Exclusives, Fandom, News, Products, Sales

Wizarding World announced this week the pre-release exclusive of Hermione’s otter Patronus Funko Pop! Hot off the hooves of the special pre-release of Harry Potter’s stag Patronus Funko Pop! this past December, Hermione’s Patronus will arrive to Wizarding World’s online shop on Tuesday, February 4. And even more exclusive, Wizarding World Gold subscribers will be able to order …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Daniel Radcliffe in ‘Escape From Pretoria’, Jude Law Talks Dumbledore & More

Jan 28, 2020

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Bonham Carter, Casting, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Film Awards, Film Images, Films, Harry Potter Round-Up, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Interviews, Law, Movies, News, Radcliffe, Round-Up, Shaw, Staunton, Television Programmes, Trailers

As the first month of the decade in the Wizarding World comes to a close, we saw a major award for a Death Eater and celebrated some made-for-Harry Potter holidays Brew a Potion Day and National Hugging Day. We remembered Sir John Hurt on his birthday and shared the news that Harry Potter and the …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Daniel Radcliffe on ‘Live With Ryan and Kelly,’ First Look Photos of ‘Endgame’ and ‘Uncle Vanya’ and Much More!

Jan 27, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Broadway, Casting, Enoch, Events, Fandom, Fans, Films, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, HP Cast, Interviews, Jack Thorne, News, Noma Dumezweni, Radcliffe, Round-Up, Sonia Friedman, Television Programmes, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

This week’s theater round-up is massive and well worth the read through. We have news on Daniel Radcliffe’s upcoming project Endgame, Alfred Enoch’s casting in Romeo & Juliet and Toby Jones and Ciaran Hinds’ Uncle Vanya. Musical phenom Imogen Heap hosted the Grammy’s Premiere Ceremony, Noma Dumezweni appeared at TCA to promote HBO’s The Undoing …read more!

Robert Galbraith finishes fifth Strike novel

Jan 26, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling has just tweeted that her alter ego, Robert Galbraith, has finished the fifth Cormoran Strike novel.  In December, at the Hope Awards Gala in NY, she said, “I’m currently just a few pages away from completing J.K.’s thirteenth and Robert’s fifth novel, and if I hadn’t come to New York to accept this …read more!

MinaLima Releases Two New Prints in Honor of Miraphora Mina’s Birthday!

Jan 25, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Art, Birthdays, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, MinaLima, Movies, News, Products

The House of MinaLima released two new prints in honor of Miraphora Mina’s birthday today: a print of Arthur Weasley’s broom and a print of the Triwizard Tournament Golden Egg! Miraphora Mina is one half of the creative design team behind the wizarding world signs, posters, Daily Prophet spreads, Quibbler papers–and more!–featured in the Harry …read more!

Waterstones announces special guests for Harry Potter Book Night

Jan 25, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Bloomsbury, Books, Events, Harry Potter Book Night

Leaky previously shared the news that the theme of this year’s Harry Potter Book Night will be the Triwizard Tournament from the fourth book in the series, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.  The sixth annual Harry Potter Book Night will be held on February 6, 2020.  According to Bloomsbury, the purpose of Harry …read more!

House Pride Nights Are Coming to ‘Cursed Child’ Broadway!

Jan 24, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Broadway, Costumes, Events, Fandom, Fans, Fun, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, J.K. Rowling, News, Potter News, Theater

It’s no secret that Harry Potter fans love to celebrate their house pride–and now they can do so while attending Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway! For four consecutive weeks beginning in mid-February, the Lyric Theatre will host showings that honor the four houses instantly popularized by J.K. Rowling’s epic book series: Gryffindor, …read more!

“Sorcerer’s Stone” one of the most checked-out books at the NYPL

Jan 21, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Books, Fun, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Honors/Awards, News

In celebration of its 125th anniversary, the New York Public Library has released the list of its top 10 most checked-out books of all time.  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone comes in at #9 with 231,022 check-outs since its U.S. publication in 1998.  Given the worldwide record-breaking popularity of the Harry Potter series, prima …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Daniel Radcliffe In ‘Miracle Workers’ & ‘Guns Akimbo’ Trailers, David Heyman Sits on Producers Guild Awards Panel & More!

Jan 19, 2020

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Depp, Events, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Film Images, Films, Fry, Gleeson, Harry Potter Round-Up, Interviews, Jack Thorne, Kravitz, Kravitz Interviews, Miller, Movies, News, Radcliffe, Round-Up, Television Programmes, Trailers, Watson

More Wizarding World gold for Harry Potter and Fantastic Beast cast and creative this week. On the heels of their Golden Globe wins, many familiar names from on screen and stage and behind the scenes of the Wizarding World franchise are involved with this year’s Oscar nominated films. Also this week, Leaky had the magical …read more!

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