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Wizards In Space Magazine Issue 4: Review & Interview

Apr 05, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fan Sites, Fandom, Fans, Interviews, Leaky, Misc, News, Review

We love to read (especially Harry Potter!), but we know there are plenty of incredible writers in the fandom who are itching to connect with others and share their work. Whether you write poems, creative musings on life and love, create art that tells a story, comics that simultaneously entertain and inspire, or non-fiction pieces on identity, …read more!

REVIEW: Icon Heroes Severus Snape Statue–and Giveaway for a Lucky Leaky Fan!

Mar 08, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Exclusives, Fandom, Fans, Films, Fun, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, J.K. Rowling, Misc, Movies, News, Review, Rickman

Icon Heroes specializes in making high quality collectible statues from your favorite franchises, including DC Comics, The Karate Kid, Robotech, Star Trek and, of course, Harry Potter, and Leaky was lucky enough to receive a statue from Icon Heroes to review their polystone version of the “iconic” character Severus Snape, which drew on Alan Rickman’s …read more!

REVIEW: FANTASTIC BEASTS: The Magizoologist’s Discovery Case

Nov 13, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Exclusives, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, Fun, Interactive, Misc, Movies, News, Products, Props-Sets, Review

Hachette Book Group’s Running Press releases its FANTASTIC BEASTS: The Magizoologist’s Discovery Case today, making it available just days before the film’s opening worldwide and coinciding with early screenings of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Leaky was lucky enough to review every magical nook of the replica, and it not only contains loads of …read more!

Oliver Phelps to Appear at Utah’s Christmas in the Wizarding World

Nov 06, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Events, Fun, Holidays, Misc, Phelps, Products, Sales, Warner Bros.

Just in time for the holidays, Christmas in the Wizarding World has returned for a second year to Utah and a Harry Potter favorite will be there to ring in the season. A Harry Potter-themed shopping and interactive experience, presented by Warner Bros Consumer Products, opened at The Shops at South Town in Sandy, Utah earlier this …read more!

School’s Magical Makeover Attracts Fantastic Guests

Nov 01, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Fan Events, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fun, Kravitz, Law, Miller, Misc, News, Redmayne, Warner Bros.

The students of Baileyton, Alabama’s Parkside Jr. High had a surprise of the most Fantastic variety today. Five members of the Crimes of Grindelwald cast descended upon the school, which over the past two years has been transfigured by some of their dedicated staff, into a magical likeness of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. …read more!

Geminio! Rowling’s magic touch multiplies signatures on library petition

Nov 01, 2018

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

J.K. Rowling, Misc, News

J.K. Rowling has arguably done more for books and reading than anyone else this side of Johannes Gutenberg, but her work is never done.  On Saturday, October 27, Rowling tweeted a petition to preserve government funding for libraries.  Four days later, the petition had reached 10,000 signatures. We need more signatures to protect government funding for …read more!

J.K. Rowling makes Variety500!

Jul 07, 2018

Posted by: Ashley Kurtz

BigNews, Info, J.K. Rowling, Media, Misc, News

According to Variety magazine, “Variety500 is an index of the 500 most influential business leaders shaping the global $2 trillion entertainment industry.” Updated once a year, Variety lists and acknowledges accomplishments of list members over the past calendar year. Including people like Walt Disney’s CEO Bob Iger, Oprah Winfrey and Netflix’s Ted Sarandos, it is …read more!

Butterbeer Ice Cream Now Available at Universal Hollywood

Jun 29, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Fun, Jarvis, Lynch, Misc, News, Products, Sales, Theme Park, Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood

Your favorite magical beverage, inspired by the world of Harry Potter, is now being served as ice cream at Universal Studios Hollywood! Just in time for those steamy summer days at the park, visitors can grab a scoop of Butterbeer ice cream when they cool off at the Wizarding World’s finest confectionery, Florean Fortescue’s Ice …read more!

Bloomsbury Celebrates ‘Chamber of Secrets’ 20th Anniversary with House Champion Contest!

Jun 05, 2018

Posted by: Ashley Kurtz

Bloomsbury, Books, Contests, Fans, Fun, Fun - Contests, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Misc, Paperbacks, Publishers

Bloomsbury Publishing posted on their Instagram about their House Champion contest, calling fans to celebrate the greatness of their Hogwarts house to mark the 20th anniversary of the original release of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. They are asking fans to post their favourite photo that shows why you should be dubbed the ‘ultimate House …read more!

USAopoly Announces Two New Wizarding World Board Games!

Jun 04, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Books, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Films, Fun, Games, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, J.K. Rowling, Misc, Movies, News, Potter News, Products

Most Potter fans are up for a little friendly competition now and then, especially where our knowledge of the wizarding world and the Harry Potter series is concerned and, for those who love board games, there are more options available than ever before. In fact, USAopoly announced two new products are coming soon, and they …read more!

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