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

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 more!

Emma Thompson in ‘The Meyerowitz Stories’ and ‘The Children Act’

Emma Thompson (Professor Trelawney) will star in a Netflix film The Meyerowitz Stories, which had its debut at Cannes and also stars Adam Sandler. A summary of the film is as follows: “The Meyerowitz Stories explores the intergenerational struggles between a dysfunctional New York family who reunite to celebrate the work of their domineering sculptor more!

David Tennant Takes a Bow With ‘Broadchurch,’ Talks ‘Doctor Who,’ Returns to ‘Jessica Jones,’ and Stars in ‘Good Omens!’

The final season of David Tennant’s hit British crime procedural, Broadchurch, ended in April, but the last episode didn’t air in the U.S. until Wednesday of this week, so he’s been making the rounds to promote BBC America’s release of the show–and his other upcoming projects! He spoke to Yahoo TV about the fate of his character, more!

Emma Watson Awarded at Teen Choice Awards 2017!

The 2017 Teen Choice Awards took place on Sunday night in LA, and after 63 million Twitter votes, teen icons from the film, music, TV, sports, fashion, comedy and internet were honoured as Choice artists of the year. Emma Watson had her talents as an actress rewarded at the event, winning four awards total, not more!

Cheers to Helen McCrory on Her Birthday

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”– more!

See James and Oliver Phelps at Steel City Comic Con!

Steel City Comic Con, one of the largest comic cons in the US, just announced that James and Oliver Phelps will be attending the Pittsburgh area convention along with a variety of other celebrities this December! The Phelps twins, who of course play the lovable pranksters Fred and George Weasley, are among the few more!

Happy Birthday, Evanna Lynch!

Today we wish a very happy birthday to LeakyCon special guest, the wonderful Evanna Lynch! Whether through her acting, her activism or just being her truest self, Evanna Lynch has always been an inspiration. She entered into the world of Harry Potter as a diehard fan of the series, and was not just lucky to get, more!

A First Look at the Strike TV Series

Last week the long-awaited unveiling of the BBC One Cormoran Strike television series took place at a media preview event at the British Film Institute as covered here by Leaky. The detective series is based on the Cormoran Strike novels by J.K. Rowling penned under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith with the first installment of more!

Meet the ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Cast & Crew On Set By Supporting Lumos!

During a fantastic livestream with Lumos, Alison Sudol and Dan Fogler spoke about a new way to get involved with Lumos in the USA, and a special competition to win a set visit to Leavesden Studios, meet the cast and crew of the next Fantastic Beasts film and two tickets to the Warner Bros Studio tour in London! Lumos tweeted more!

More Information on “Verified Fan” and Other Potter Theater News

This week from the world of theater, we have info on Harry Potter and the Cursed Child tickets on Broadway, a new trailer for Jack Thorne’s screen adaptation of R.J. Palacio’s YA Novel Wonder,  Anthony Boyle’s Stage Debut Award nomination and a recent interview with Cursed Child director John Tiffany. Ticket Information for Harry more!

Lumos To Make a ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Special Announcement Tomorrow

Lumos recently announced via Twitter that tomorrow (Monday 14th August) they will make a special announcement for all supporters. The announcement includes the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them logo, so potentially a promo for the new movie, or a message from a Fantastic Beasts actor? Eddie Redamayne has previously spoken with J.K. Show More Summary

Weekly Cast Round-up: New Movies From Jason Isaacs, Helen McCrory, Holliday Grainger & More

This week has seen an exclusive debut of BBC One’s Strike, a ‘fantastic’ surprise guest coming to LeakyCon at the end of this month and our coverage of July’s Potter-filled London Film and Comic-Con. In our latest round-up, we catch up with Brendan Gleeson’s Mr Mercedes, new movies from Jason Isaacs, Holliday Grainger and Helen McCrory, and a new more!

Birthday greetings to Ginevra Weasley, the unexpected!

Ginny Weasley turns 36 today—August 11, 2017. Weren’t you pleased when you found out that “Ginny” was short for “Ginevra” and not “Virginia”?  No offence to the Virginias out there—that’s a lovely name as well.  It’s just that Virginia is probably what you assumed her full name to be; Ginevra was unexpected.  And that’s more!

‘Strike’ TV Series Release Date Announced

Yesterday evening an exclusive screening of the first episode of BBC One’s Strike took place at the BFI in London, followed by a discussion with the cast and crew. The good news for those unable to be there? We finally have a release date! BBC One announced that the seres will begin airing this month on August 27th more!

A ‘Fantastic’ Surprise For LeakyCon 2017!

LeakyCon is set to kick off in just under three weeks, and special guest announcements are still being made, with the latest being Fantastic Beasts star Dan Fogler! Dan recently attended London Film and Comic Con, greeting fans at the Heavy Metal comic stand. He’s been busy filming on the next Fantastic Beasts movie, so he’ll presumably be taking a more!

EXCLUSIVE: Harry Potter’s David Bradley On Being Doctor Who & Cast Interviews at LFCC

London Film and Comic-Con took place July 28th-30th this year, and there were plenty of Harry Potter actors in attendance to keep guests occupied. Leaky were lucky enough to be granted exclusive access to a Doctor Who talk by David Bradley (Filch) and Sylvester McCoy (who you may also know as Radagast in The Hobbit), as well as interviews more!

Happy Birthday to LeakyCon 2017 Special Guest Katie Leung

Katie Leung, the Scottish film and stage actress best known to Potter fans as Harry’s first love interest Cho Chang, celebrates her 30th birthday today. As reported here by Leaky, Leung will also be a special guest at this year’s LeakyCon in Dublin, Ireland Aug 31-September 3 along with fellow Potter alumni Evanna Lynch more!

Holliday Grainger Discusses New ‘Cormoran Strike’ TV Series

Holliday Grainger has spoken more about her role as Robin Ellacott in the new Cormoran Strike TV series, Strike: The Cuckoo’s Calling. The first book will be split into three hour-long episodes which will air on BBC One. Strike is, of course, based on J.K. Show More Summary

Weekly Round-up: Bonnie Wright Directs ‘Girl Powered’ Commercials, Warwick Davis in ‘Han Solo’ Movie & More

This week has seen announcements of cast and ticket details for Cursed Child on Broadway, Jason Isaacs spoke on his role in Star Trek, sparking debate and Tom Felton shared moments of filming on his new movie, Whaling. We also raised our wands to the late Robert Hardy (Cornelius Fudge), who passed this week at 91 years more!

Jason Isaacs Sparks Debate Among ‘Star Trek’ Fans

Entertainment Weekly released a teaser for it’s new Star Trek-centric issue out last week, and it was not without some controversy! The report included a preview from their on-set visit in which Jason Isaacs, known to Potter fans asShow More Summary

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