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20th anniversary preview images are magically nostalgic

Dec 29, 2021

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

19 Years Later, Actor Interviews, Alfonso Cuaron, Columbus, Directors, Events, Film Images, Filmmaker Interviews, Films, HP Cast, HPPS/SS Film, Info, Media, Movies, Newell, News, Props-Sets, Television Programmes, Trailers, Videos, Warner Bros., Yates

If you are awaiting the special program commemorating the 20th anniversary of the release of the first Harry Potter film that will air on HBO Max on 1 January 2022 as eagerly as we are, then you have probably already seen the preview images and clips floating around the ether. There have been so many …read more!

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!

‘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, 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!

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!

Warner Bros. Three-Year Gap: ‘Fantastic Beasts’ and the Fandom

May 09, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Alfonso Cuaron, Celebration of Harry Potter, Conventions, Directors, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, Fun, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Harry Potter:The Exhbition, J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, John Tiffany, Movies, News, Opinion, Radcliffe, Rumor, Tech, Television Programmes, Theme Park, Warner Bros., Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando, Yates

Warner Bros. finally announced the official release date for the yet-to-be named third installment in the Fantastic Beasts series last month, and fans and fan sites alike were initially stunned by the announcement of the November 2021 date. By the time we meet Newt Scamander and Albus Dumbledore again, three years will have passed since …read more!

Battle of Hogwarts: Interpretations of The Final Battle

May 02, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Directors, Films, Movies, News, Warner Bros., Yates

May 2nd, 1998. It’s been 21 years since the Battle of Hogwarts took place, and J.K. Rowling took to Twitter today (a big deal, seeing as she hasn’t tweeted since March!) to first update her profile and header image – a move we know means one thing: CLUES. We’re still awaiting her to fulfil her …read more!

The Case for Reading the Screenplay

Apr 05, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Films, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News, Opinion, Yates

Perhaps you thought J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald screenplay was not worth reading. You might reason, what more can it reveal that I didn’t see in the film which is a direct adaptation of the script? You might think, I’ll be disappointed. What I wanted was a book, not a screenplay, so …read more!

25 of Our Biggest Questions About ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’

Dec 01, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Films, J.K. Rowling, JKR Interviews, Movies, News, Opinion, Yates

Today, December 1st, our lockdown on Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald spoiler content finally lifts, and Merlin’s beard, have we got theories to discuss! PotterCast’s first episode discussing the series made its debut this week, and we’ve already published a review of the film, a piece explaining why the various (and plentiful) twists of the film shouldn’t be confused for plot …read more!

An International Crowd Turned Out for the UK ‘Crimes of Grindelwald’ Premiere–and It was Magical!

Nov 14, 2018

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Actor Interviews, BigNews, Charity, Directors, Events, Exclusives, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Jodorowsky, Law, Media, Movies, News, Sudol, Warner Bros., Yates

Yesterday was another day full of magic! After attending the Crimes of Grindelwald gallery opening at House of MinaLima (full coverage coming soon!), it was time for the U.K. premiere of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Our reporters’ fingers turned as blue as the carpet, but senior editor Emma Pocock and correspondent Claire Kao braved the cold …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Emma Thompson Receives Damehood Honours, Emma Watson Reunites with Tom Felton, Dan Fogler Debuts in ‘TWD’, Ezra Miller Shares His #MeToo Story and More!

Nov 11, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Broadbent, Casting, Directors, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Felton, Felton Interviews, Film Images, Filmmaker Interviews, Films, Fogler, Gleeson, Harry Potter Round-Up, Honors/Awards, Interviews, Melling, Miller, Movies, News, Producers, Round-Up, Staunton, Television Programmes, Thompson, Trailers, Walters, Watson, Yates, Yates Interviews

It’s been a star-studded week of magic in the Potterverse as Leaky brought exclusive coverage of the World Premiere of Crimes of Grindelwald in Paris! Ahead of its wide release next week, we shared our SPOILER-FREE review of the film, new behind-the-scenes featurettes that give a deeper look at the characters, a whole host of …read more!

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