Everyone has heard about the many pairs of glasses that Harry Potter actor, Daniel Radcliffe, went through during his eight years as "the boy who lived," but what about his wands? In an interview for the Youtube series, Hot Ones, Radcliffe shared the reason why he continually required replacements for his very one of a kind wand throughout the series.
In celebration of National Letter Writing day, here are the top five life-changing letters that impacted the course of the Harry Potter series.
Harry Potter's very own Tom Felton, who played Draco Malfoy in all eight iconic fantasy films, recently hosted his first live rewatch of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone with fans on Instagram. Starting with a chipper serenade via ukulele to introduce what he plans to be a series of live rewatching experiences, he shared some laughs and some tears as he dove into (for the first time in just about two decades!) the film that launched his acting career and forged life-long friendships during his formative years.
Nineteen years ago today, the film adaptation of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone was brought to the big screen, branding the Wizarding World in our young hearts and ever evolving minds. Here we are, almost two decades older than when we began this journey with out favorite boy wizard, and we're just as amazed (or, more accurately, obsessed) as ever by his story. In commemoration of the day that brought Harry and his magical adventures into our lives for good, I thought I'd give a bit of a brief analysis (with some of my own personal Potter memories) about what makes Harry Potter so special?
The star of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them movie franchise, Eddie Redmayne, wrote a note to JK Rowling in response to the backlash the author has been receiving over her transphobic tweets she wrote back in June.