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Harry Potter fans are counting down to Friday when "all will be revealed" at Pottermore, J.K. Rowling's official Harry Potter site. The Pottermore Facebook page has been giving us fun little trick and treats. Yesterday's trick (or treat?) pointed to the subject of a new writing to Pottermore. But looking at all of the clues together, we're inclined to think that all of the trick and treats may be hinting at this new story.
As Halloween approaches, the Pottermore website and Facebook page continues to tease us with tricks and treats leading up to October 31, when "all will be revealed." Today's treat came in the form of a crossword puzzle, which, when solved correctly, would reveal a scrambled word that would tell us the subject of a new writing that Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is set to share.
J.K. Rowling is set to deliver fans a bit more Harry Potter. This Halloween, fans will get to know one of the Harry Potter series' most wickedest witches, Dolores Jane Umbridge. Rowling is reportedly set to write a story about the temporary professor and Ministry of Magic Senior Undersecretary, which will be released October 31.
J.K. Rowling's Twitter has been pretty quiet since earlier this month when she had Harry Potter fans buzzing about her tricky anagram, which offered a clue about the Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them feature adaptation.
There's more than one way to participate in a fandom, as fanatics the world over likely know. Some participate in cosplay, others write fan fiction. And some people collect, as is the case for this Mexican Harry Potter fan, who's accumulated so much Harry Potter paraphernalia, he's made the Guinness World Records.
In the world of Harry Potter, a witch or wizard's Patronus is a very personal and powerful thing. Conjured by a mixture of magic and a person's happiest memory, the energy force takes the form of an animal, which can be guided to ward off Dementors and Lethifolds. Harry's Patronus is a stag, while Ron Weasley's is a Jack Russell terrier.
Facebook users have apparently been participating in a trending status update that asks readers to list the ten books that have stayed with them. Facebook compiled the data submitted and came up with 100 books that top the list. Holding the #1 spot is J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. That's followed by To Kill A Mockingbird, The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.
Harry Potter is clearly on J.K. Rowling's mind these days, and that's just as well as she's penning the screenplay for the anticipated Fantastic Beasts trilogy. But it isn't Hippogriffs and Hinkypunks that she's written about most recently.
It's Harry Potter's birthday! By the timeline set in the books, J.K. Rowling's beloved boy wizard would be 34 years of age today. And to celebrate the occasion, we've come up with a list of challenges the character has overcome over the course of his documented life.
These days, Harry Potter fans looking for an immersive experience into J.K. Rowling's magical world need only to head to Universal Studios Orlando in Florida to enjoy the Wizarding World of Harry Potter attractions, which now include the newly added Diagon Alley area, joining the previously opened Hogsmeade.
As the Quidditch World Cup has played out by report at the official Harry Potter website, Ginny Potter (nee Weasley) has been reporting from the games, delivering the updates for those wizards and muggles who can't be present at the magical event. But it was Rita Skeeter's recent report that has given us a real update on the happenings of the Harry Potter characters in the present day.
How much of a Harry Potter geek are you? The challenge is dropped in the video above, which features a number of Harry Potter trivia facts, focused mainly on the books and author J.K. Rowling, who's apparently no longer a billionaire because she's so generous.
There were Weasleys in Orlando today! Bonnie Wright, Oliver Phelps and James Phelps -- best known together for playing Ginny, George and Fred Weasley respectively in the Harry Potter films -- paid a visit to Universal Orlando today and they were gracious enough to Instagram some of the highlights of their visit, giving Harry Potter fans an inside look at the Diagon Alley attraction that's opening at Universal Orlando this summer.
16 years ago today, the Battle of Hogwarts took place... fictionally speaking of course. It's rare that we stop and acknowledge a fictional event, but for Harry Potter fans, there are certainly some worth noting, today included. Spoilers (obviously) if you still haven't read the final book in the Harry Potter series.
Should an artist be able to go back and revise their own work after it's been officially presented? Star Wars fans might have something to say about that. J.K. Rowling's recent comments about her current feelings over Ron and Hermione's relationship, and whether or not Harry and Hermione should have ended up together have ruffled feathers, and understandably so.