Archive for the ‘Audio Books’ Category

‘Wizarding World’ Actors to Narrate ‘Tales of Beedle The Bard’ Audiobook

Feb 26, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Audio, Audio Books, BigNews, Books, Companion Books, Davis, Fantastic Beasts Movie, HP Cast, Isaacs, J.K. Rowling, Law, Lumos, Lynch, News, Noma Dumezweni, Publishers, Tales of Beedle the Bard, Wright

A big Wizarding World project has been secretly in the works with Audible! A Tales of Beedle The Bard audiobook, featuring the voices of Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child stars, will release this year. Noma Dumezweni (the original Hermione in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) , Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy), Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood), Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley), …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: ‘An Evening With Jim Dale,’ Toby Jones Cast in ‘Bluebeard’s Friends’ and Last ‘Magic to Do’ Episode

Aug 26, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Audio Books, Broadway, Casting, Charity, Dale, Events, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, HP Cast, Neil Austin, News, Round-Up, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

In this week’s theater news, Leaky covers news of Jim Dale’s upcoming one-man show at The Episcopal Actors’ Guild in September. Also premiering in September is a new play starring renowned actor and Harry Potter alum Toby Jones. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’s James Snyder hosted his eighth and final episode for the enchanting …read more!

‘Hey Google, tell me a Harry Potter story’

Aug 24, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Audio Books, Fun, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Interactive, News, Tech

In honour of Back to Hogwarts day, Google Assistant will play chapter six of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone on command, just like magic. As announced by Pottermore today, chapter six was chosen because: Chapter Six is the first time that Harry boards the Hogwarts Express after receiving his letter inviting him to attend …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!

Producer of ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald – Makers, Mysteries and Magic’ Takes Us Behind The Scenes

Jan 24, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Audio, Audio Books, Casting, Directors, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Interviews, News, Pottermore, Producers, Review, Warner Bros.

Since Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald released, we’ve been theorising, re-watching, preordering and trying to soak up as much bonus material on the film as possible. Now, thanks to Pottermore Publishing and Audible, fans can delve into a complete audio documentary narrated by Dan Fogler, letting us go behind the scenes of the second film. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald …read more!

Year In Review: Wizarding World Takes On Stage & Screen, Park & Page, Tech & Tour

Dec 30, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Anthony Boyle, Audio Books, Book Awards, Burke, Celebration of Harry Potter, Charity, Companion Books, Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, Emma Watson's Our Shared Shelf, Events, Fandom, Fantastic Beasts, Felton, Films, Fogler, Grainger, Grint, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Harry Potter Book Night, Harry, A History, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Jodorowsky, Kravitz, Law, LeakyCon, Lethal White, Lewis, Lumos, Miller, MinaLima, Movies, Murray, Music, News, Noma Dumezweni, Oldman, Phelps, PotterCast, Products, Quidditch Through the Ages, Radcliffe, Rankin, Redmayne, Sales, Scholastic, SetReports, Sudol, Tales of Beedle the Bard, Tech, Television Programmes, Tena, Theater, Theme Park, Toys, Video Games, Warner Bros., Waterston, Watson, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando, Wright

With a decade anniversary, a Broadway opening, a game release, a new novel, and a movie premiere, years don’t get too much more magical than 2018 for fans of J.K. Rowling and her Wizarding World. When we took a look back at the past twelve months of news, we honestly wondered how Leaky covered each …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Friday Forty News, Noma Dumezweni and Ralph Fiennes Recieve Industry Honors, ‘Cursed Child’ Stars Perform in BC/EFA’s ‘Red Bucket Follies’–and More!

Dec 03, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Audio Books, Broadway, Charity, Dale, Events, Fandom, Fans, Fiennes, Films, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, JKR Interviews, John Tiffany, Movies, News, Noma Dumezweni, Potter News, Round-Up, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

Since Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald released in theaters, fan-sites have been saturated with news about the box office numbers, the huge questions raised (including the twist ending regarding the identity of Credence Barebone!) and even comparisons to the Harry Potter series. But the stage bows to no film, and Harry Potter and the …read more!

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