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Season 2 of THE EXPANSE hits Netflix UK on 8 September

10 hours agoGenres / Fantasy : The Wertzone

Apparently, Season 2 of The Expanse will land on Netflix UK on Friday, 8 September. The second season of the show, which airs on SyFy in the US, originally aired from February to May this year, and was anticipated on Netflix in June....Show More Summary

Disney confirm next STAR WARS standalone movie will be about Obi-Wan Kenobi

13 hours agoGenres / Fantasy : The Wertzone

Disney and Lucasfilm have confirmed that the 2020 Star Wars movie will be a stand-alone prequel focusing on Obi-Wan Kenobi, surprising exactly no-one but still pleasing a lot of people anyway. The next Star Wars movie will be Episode VIII: The Last Jedi, directed by Rian Johnson and due out in December. Show More Summary

Pornographic website offers to fund future seasons of SENSE8

13 hours agoGenres / Fantasy : The Wertzone

Adult entertainment website XHamster has offered to pick up Netflix's recently-cancelled TV series Sense8, in an apparently serious proposal to series showrunner Lana Wachowski. Sense8's second season aired earlier this year to apparently...Show More Summary

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 including...read 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”–...read more!

BABYLON 5 Rewatch: Season 2, Episodes 1-2

Season 2: The Coming of Shadows “The Babylon Project was our last, best hope for peace. A self-contained world five miles long, located in neutral territory. A place of commerce and diplomacy for a quarter of a million humans and aliens. Show More Summary

More inexpensive ebook goodies!

Hey! Just found out that you can still get your hands on the digital edition of Myke Cole's excellent Shadow Ops: Control Point for only 2.99$ here.Here's the blurb:Army Officer. Fugitive. Sorcerer.Across the country and in every nation, people are waking up with magical talents. Show More Summary

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 Harry...read 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, but...read more!

Siege Line

For some unfathomable reason, it often feels as though Myke Cole remains one of the genre's best-kept secrets. True, military fantasy may not be everyone's cup of tea, but Cole's two series are as accessible as they are compelling. It's...Show More Summary

Ancillary Mercy by Ann Leckie

Breq, the former starship AI-turned-military-officer, has secured the Atheok system and plans to wait out the civil war raging between the fragmented selves of Anaander Mianaai whilst investigating the ongoing mysterious events in the neighbouring Ghost system. Show More Summary

Cities of Fantasy: Golgotterath

Many of the cities of fantasy are places which are, at worst, dystopias: places which might not be great places to live but at least people can survive there on a day-to-day level. The bastions of true evil – the Barad-dûrs and Skull...Show More Summary

David Tennant and Michael Sheen to star in GOOD OMENS

In possibly the best and most appropriate casting news ever, British actors Michael Sheen (Masters of Sex, Frost/Nixon, Twilight) and David Tennant (Doctor Who, Jessica Jones) have been tapped to play the leading roles in the Amazon/BBC adaptation of Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman's 1990 novel Good Omens. Show More Summary

A History of Middle-earth Part 5: Númenor and the Rings of Power

Part 1 can be found here. To some, the Second Age of the Sun is a dark age from which few records have survived, at least of events in Middle-earth. This was the age of the domination of the Kingdom of Númenor, of the growing hubris of its kings and of the disastrous folly that ended its existence. Show More Summary

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 the...read more!

More inexpensive ebook goodies!

You can now get your hands on the digital edition of Sebastien de Castell's Traitor's Blade for only 2.99$ here.Here's the blurb:Falcio is the first Cantor of the Greatcoats. Trained in the fighting arts and the laws of Tristia, the Greatcoats are travelling Magisters upholding King’s Law. Show More Summary

GIVEAWAY: Owl And The Electric Samurai by Kristi Charish

Kristi Charish’s The Owl series is a series that has mixes the fun of urban fantasy along with the rollicking action of adventure thrillers. Kristi Charish & Fantasy Book Critic are glad to be giving away two copies of Owl And The Electric Samurai to Two Lucky Winners!!! There are two copies up for grabs. Show More Summary

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 today...read 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 Potter...read more!

Brenda Cooper contest winner!

This lucky winner will receive a copy of Brenda Cooper's Wilders, courtesy of the folks at Pyr. For more info about this title: Canada, USA, Europe.The winner is:- Mary Henaghen, from Hewitt, New Jersey, USAMany thanks to all the participants!

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