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Stephen Fry Reads Chapter 4 of ‘Philosopher’s Stone’ For Harry Potter At Home Free Readings

May 14, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Audio Books, Books, Fry, News

Stephen Fry, U.K. Harry Potter audiobook reader, is the fourth Wizarding World name to read a chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone for the Harry Potter at Home hub. The hub on WizardingWorld.com provides free initiatives and resources to help families, students and fans enjoy J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World whilst in lockdown. The free readings initiative sees celebrities …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Jude Law & Other Wizarding World Actors Read Children’s Book For Charity, A Weasley Reunion & More!

May 09, 2020

Posted by: Becki Osborne

Bonham Carter, Charity, Events, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Fry, Harry Potter Round-Up, Henderson, HP Cast, Interactive, Interviews, Law, McCrory, News, Pattinson, Phelps, Radcliffe, Radcliffe Interviews, Redmayne, Round-Up, Staunton, Staunton Interviews, Television Programmes, Walters, Williams, Williams Interviews, Wright, Wright Interviews

This week in the Wizarding World, fans around the globe (many of whom are still in lockdown) received a Grawp-sized surprise when it was revealed that Book One would be read aloud in its entirety for free via WizardingWorld.com by various Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts actors, beginning with the Chosen One himself, Daniel Radcliffe.  Leaky …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Imelda Staunton Talks Umbridge & Social Distancing, Daniel Radcliffe’s ‘Kimmy Schmidt’ Special & More!

May 03, 2020

Posted by: Becki Osborne

Casting, Charity, Events, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Felton, Fiennes, Films, Fry, Harry Potter Round-Up, HP Cast, Info, Interactive, Interviews, Lynch, Movies, News, Phelps, Radcliffe, Round-Up, Shaw, Staunton, Television Programmes, Tennant, Thompson, Trailers

Congratulations on making it to May Potterheads! This week we commemorated the Battle of Hogwarts, announced our Harry Potter reread discussion group, reviewed Tom Felton’s new film Braking for Whales, shared a venue for Harry Potter themed weddings and covered updates on Universal Orlando’s future fourth park Epic Universe. In addition, Wizarding World graphic designers MinaLima …read more!

“Alexa, Read Harry Potter Book One”: Audible Adds Free ‘Harry Potter’ Book To Alexa Devices

Apr 15, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Audio Books, Books, Dale, Exclusives, Fandom, Fans, Fry, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, J.K. Rowling, News

In a new addition to Alexa home devices, Harry Potter fans and new readers with an Alexa device can, from today, listen to the first Harry Potter book as if by magic, by simply saying “Alexa, Read Harry Potter Book One”! The new addition to Alexa home devices is part of the Harry Potter at Home initiative by Wizarding World Digital, helping fans …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Rupert Grint & Georgia Groome Announce Pregnancy, Daniel Radcliffe Narrates ‘Modern Love’ & More!

Apr 12, 2020

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Audio, Broadbent, Charity, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Film Images, Films, Fry, Gleeson, Harry Potter Round-Up, HP Cast, Humor, Interviews, Isaacs, Movies, News, Noma Dumezweni, Radcliffe, Round-Up, Shaw, Staunton, Television Programmes, Tennant, Thompson, Trailers, Videos, Walters

Ahead of the globe’s first locked down Easter Sunday, magic was brewing in Wizarding World as always. Leaky revealed the gorgeous 20th Anniversary Thai editions of the Harry Potter books and covered a Digital Hogwarts Escape Room from the Peters Township Public Library. We also reported on a recent controversial video of Ezra Miller, Universal’s …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!

Spellbinding Exhibit & Documentary Based on ‘Fantastic Beasts’ & The Natural World Coming in 2020!

Jan 08, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Audio Books, Bloomsbury, Books, Companion Books, Education, Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fry, News, Pottermore, Publishers, Warner Bros.

In Spring 2020, Warner Bros. will work with the Natural History Museum, BBC, Bloomsbury and Pottermore Publishing to create a new exhibition, documentary and written material based on the magic of Fantastic Beasts.  These new experiences will offer a close look at some of the real-life inspirations behind magical creatures in the wizarding world, muggle …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!

Theater Round-Up: Imogen Heap on NPR’s ‘Tiny Desk’ Series, Productions Coming to West End, Broadway and Shanghai–and More!

Jun 24, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Audio Books, Broadway, Casting, Fandom, Fry, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Henderson, HP Cast, Jack Thorne, Music, News, Potter News, Producers, Round-Up, Sonia Friedman, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

This week’s theater news spans the globe, as proves the case more and more often with our diverse cast of Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts and Cursed Child stars, as well as the expanding nature of the industry, and the wizarding world, itself. Imogen Heap cast her spell over audiences with an appearance on NPR’s Tiny …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: A New Film and TV Project for Emma Thompson, A First Look at Rupert Grint in ‘The ABC Murders’, Tom Felton in James Arthur’s Latest Video and More!

Oct 28, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Branagh, Casting, Depp, Events, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Felton, Films, Fry, Grint, Harry Potter Round-Up, HP Cast, Law, Movies, Music, Pattinson, Round-Up, Staunton, Television Programmes, Tennant, Thompson, Trailers, Williams

It’s been a week of special exclusives at Leaky! We had the opportunity to attend the launch event for the Cursed Child soundtrack with composer Imogen Heap at the Palace Theatre and we were finally able to reveal news of our contribution to the upcoming special Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts issue of Newsweek, which …read more!



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