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Director David Yates taking a break from the Potterverse

Aug 19, 2021

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Directors, Films, Movies, Yates

Warner Bros. has told David Yates that there will be a break between the third and fourth Fantastic Beasts films, giving him the opportunity to work on something completely different. He may be enjoying that opportunity, but this break is worrying. We have waited so long for the third film, after so many delays due …read more!

Tom Felton Hosts “19 Years Later” Harry Potter Cast Reunion For Charity

Nov 15, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

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Towards the end of a historic year of turmoil and uncertainty, Tom Felton swooped in with a welcome respite: a Harry Potter cast reunion celebrating the power of fandom and togetherness. The best part? It was all for charity! Hosted via Veeps and benefiting The Liv Project, Tom Felton’s Home Party livestream took place just …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Warner Bros. Announce Theatrical Release Changes, Daniel Radcliffe Supports Actors, & More!

Apr 26, 2020

Posted by: Becki Osborne

Actor Interviews, Bonham Carter, Bradley, Broadbent, Charity, Columbus, de la Tour, Directors, Events, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Farrell, Films, Harry Potter Round-Up, HP Cast, Interviews, Isaacs, Kravitz, Miller, Movies, Oldman, Pattinson, Phelps, Radcliffe, Radcliffe Interviews, Round-Up, Shaw, Staunton, Television Programmes, Thewlis, Trailers, Walters, Warner Bros.

Even with films postponed, events cancelled and venues closed, this week was as busy as ever in the Wizarding World. Leaky interviewed the director of Tom Felton’s upcoming film Braking for Whales, we shared reopening news from Universal, an anniversary celebration for Hogwarts Mystery, and a new snake named for the Slytherin Founder. The Italian …read more!

EXCLUSIVE: Interview With ‘Escape From Pretoria’ Writer/Director Francis Annan

Mar 05, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Directors, Films, HP Cast, Interviews, Movies, News, Radcliffe

Escape From Pretoria, a political thriller starring Harry Potter‘s Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Ian Hart (Professor Quirrell)  debuts in U.K. and U.S. cinemas tomorrow, March 6th. We had the chance to chat to director, Francis Annan, about co-writing and directing his first feature-length film and working with real-life escapee Tim Jenkin, working on set Daniel Radcliffe and Ian …read more!

The Golden Cauldron Awards Results

Jan 06, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Alfonso Cuaron, Bonham Carter, Book Awards, Books, Broadway, Charity, Contests, Davis, DH, DH Film, Emma Watson's Our Shared Shelf, Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Felton, Film Awards, Films, Fogler, Fun, Grint, Harry and the Potters, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter Wizards Unite, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Interactive, Isaacs, J.K. Rowling, Lynch, Movies, News, Pattinson, Phelps, PoA Film, Pottermore, Products, Puffs, Radcliffe, Rankin, Redmayne, Shaw, Smith, Staunton, Sudol, Tena, Tennant, Theater, Theme Park, Thompson, Warner Bros., Waterson, Watson, West End, Wright

Leaky recently hosted The Golden Cauldron Awards, a new annual online interactive tradition helping us decide some fan favorite moments from the previous year. Voting closed yesterday, and we have our winners! Best Screen Project The Best Screen Project category celebrates on-screen projects starring Wizarding World actors. Nominations included Little Women (Emma Watson), Miracle Workers (Daniel Radcliffe), …read more!

Year In Review 2019: From ‘Harry Potter’ to ‘Wizarding World’ – Entering A New Era

Dec 30, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Interviews, Alfonso Cuaron, Bonham Carter, Bradley, Branagh, Broadbent, Broadway, Burke, Charity, Coltrane, Composers, Conventions, Cormoran Strike TV Series, Coulson, Cover Art, Davis, de la Tour, Depp, Doyle, Enoch, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Farrell, Felton, Fiennes, Films, Fogler, Gambon, Gleeson, Grainger, Grint, Harris, Harry Potter Round-Up, Henderson, Herdman, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Hurt, Isaacs, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, Kravitz, Law, Leaky, LeakyCon, Lethal White, Leung, Lewis, Lumos, Margoyles, McCrory, Melling, Miller, MinaLima, Movies, Murray, News, Oldman, OotP Film, Pattinson, Phelps, PotterCast, Pottermore, Puffs, Radcliffe, Rankin, Redmayne, Richardson, Rickman, Round-Up, Shaw, Smith, Spall, Staunton, Studio Tour, Sudol, Tavare, Tena, Tennant, Theater, Theater Round-Up, Thewlis, Thomas, Thompson, Toys, Video Games, Walters, Warner Bros., Waterson, Watson, WB Shop, West End, Williams, Williams, Wizard Rock, Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando, Wright

We’ve come to the end of 2019, and our review is as full of flavour as a box of Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Beans, regardless of there being no big Wizarding World film or book release this year! The Leaky Cauldron are celebrating a little differently this year, with The Golden Cauldron Awards being our way …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Helena Bonham Carter at ‘The Crown’ Premiere, Robert Pattinson on ‘Batman’ & More!

Nov 17, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Bonham Carter, Branagh, Casting, Columbus, Directors, Events, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Films, Fogler, Gambon, Gleeson, Harry Potter Round-Up, Honors/Awards, Interviews, Isaacs, Leung, Lynch, McCrory, Melling, Miller, Movies, News, Oldman, Pattinson, Pattinson Interviews, Round-Up, Television Programmes, Tennant, Trailers

Holiday magic is beginning to appear worldwide. Warner Bros Studio Tour is getting ready for the Christmas season and the perfect gift for any Harry Potter fan, Wizarding World Gold, has launched. A Utah fan built his own miniature Hogwarts and Diagon Alley and the Hamburg cast of the Cursed Child was revealed. This week in …read more!

‘Fantastic Beasts 3’ Will Head To Brazil: Production Updates & More!

Nov 04, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fantastic Beasts Movie, J.K. Rowling, News, Yates

In a production update on WizardingWorld.com, we found out today that Fantastic Beasts 3 will, indeed, be heading to Brazil! The film will begin production in Spring 2020 (Dan Fogler told us at LeakyCon that filming begins in February!) and will also be directed by David Yates, confirmed in the article. The film will bring back Eddie Redmayne …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!

Weekly Round-Up: The Premiere for ‘Whaling’ Starring Tom Felton, a First Look at ‘The Secret Garden’ with Julie Walters and More!

Sep 22, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Casting, Depp, Directors, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Felton, Felton Interviews, Film Awards, Film Images, Films, Harry Potter Round-Up, Heyman, Interviews, Law, Media, Movies, News, Oldman, Posters, Producers, Redmayne, Round-Up, Shaw, Smith, Spall, Staunton, Staunton Interviews, Thompson, Trailers, Walters, Yates

As fall officially arrived, Crimes of Grindelwald was nominated by the European Film Awards People Choice Award, Pottercast released episode 294 just weeks ahead of Leakycon10, Aden and Anais debuted their new Harry Potter baby collection, and the TV adaptation of the fourth installment in the Cormoran Strike Series, Lethal White, began production. In our …read more!



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