Archive for the ‘Rickman’ Category

Found: Snape’s secret diaries!

Nov 22, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Books, Films, News, Rickman

OK, not really, but close: The diaries of Alan Rickman are going to be published, and they include entries from his time working on the Harry Potter films, in which he perfectly embodied the role of Severus Snape. According to The Guardian, Rickman kept witty, gossipy, and candid handwritten diaries for 25 years, snidely commenting …read more!

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

Dec 30, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

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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!

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!

Alan Rickman’s Archives for Sale, Including Letters from J.K. Rowling & his ‘Frustrations’ About Snape

May 27, 2018

Posted by: Rahul Basu

BigNews, Heyman, HP Cast, J.K. Rowling, News, Radcliffe, Rickman, Thompson, Warner Bros.

A newly available collection of documents from the late Alan Rickman’s personal archives reveals Rickman’s thoughts and frustrations about portraying Snape, letters from J.K. Rowling, old scripts and correspondences – even fan mail from a young Daniel Radcliffe! The actor had kept correspondences, fan mail, interview excerpts and his own personal diaries in a collection that filled over 30 …read more!

A Birthday Tribute to Alan Rickman

Feb 21, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Birthdays, Birthdays, Casting, Directors, Fandom, Fans, Films, 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, Heyman, Heyman Interviews, HP Cast, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News, Producers, Rickman, Yates

What can we say about Alan Rickman on the anniversary of the late actor’s birthday? First and foremost, we in the Harry Potter fandom fondly remember him as Severus Snape. The association is inextricable and one we would not try to separate. Rickman was perfectly cast and, famously, the only actor specifically sought out by …read more!

Trailer for ‘Strike: The Cuckoo’s Calling’ Arrives

Aug 20, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Burke, Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, Cormoran Strike TV Series, Cuckoo's Calling, Grainger, J.K. Rowling, News, Rickman

It’s only a week until Strike will air on BBC One, and a trailer was released today teasing the new series based on J.K. Rowling / Robert Galbraith’s series of murder mystery novels. The series has been written by Ben Richards and directed by Michael Keillor.The BBC summarises the show as follows: “Tom Burke stars as Cormoran …read more!

Cheers to Helen McCrory on Her Birthday

Aug 17, 2017

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Birthdays, Actor Interviews, Birthdays, Bonham Carter, Films, Gambon, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, McCrory, News, Rickman

Helen McCrory, the popular English actress who is best known to the Potter fandom as Slytherin matriarch Narcissa Malfoy, celebrates her 49th birthday today. Before we take a look at what McCrory’s been up to since her days in the Potterverse, let’s examine her Wizarding World character a bit further. First off, the name “Narcissa”– …read more!

Jason Isaacs Makes His Mark on Planet Comicon Kansas City

May 02, 2017

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Columbus, Conventions, Exclusives, Fan Events, Felton, Harris, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Isaacs, Movies, News, Radcliffe, Rickman, Television Programmes

When Harry Potter fans conjure an image of Lucius Malfoy, undoubtedly the Dark Mark comes to mind, but Jason Isaacs’ appearance last weekend at Planet Comicon was anything but dark. The talented British actor, known for decades of film, television, stage and voiceover work, brought his wit, charm and magically famous stories to Kansas City’s …read more!

Happy Birthday, Sean Biggerstaff!

Mar 15, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Birthdays, Biggerstaff, Films, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, HP Cast, Movies, News, Rickman, Television Programmes, Thompson, Trailers

Today we celebrate the birthday of Sean Biggerstaff, best known to fans as Oliver Wood. But before he won us over as captain of the Gryffindor Quidditch team, Biggerstaff already had envious Harry Potter connections. And since it’s his day (and you can never know too much about the Harry Potter world), let’s do a little fly-by of the career, past and …read more!

Another Harry Potter Cast Round-Up

Mar 08, 2017

Posted by: Lainey Ruffner

Actor Interviews, Broadbent, Fans, Felton, Films, Grint, Isaacs, Margoyles, Media, Movies, News, Rickman, Staunton, Tennant, Theater, Thompson, Watson, Watson Interviews, West End, Wright

The Harry Potter cast is keeping us on our toes as usual this week! If one thing remains true it’s that they are as active as ever, which is great news for fans as we love to see our favorite cast members on the stage and screen again. Today we’ve got information on Bill Nighy, …read more!

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