Does Harry Potter even need any introduction? Even people living under a rock have heard of Harry Potter. Everyone has enjoyed the novels as well as the movies. It doesn’t matter if you’re a ten year old or 60, Harry Potter resides in your heart. True die-hard Harry Potter fans have been following the series and have so learnt all the magic spells, the characters’ lives, the hidden messages in the series. They can tell you precise details regarding the storyline, characters or even the dialogues. It’s only a cruel trick of fate to make them muggles.
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Interesting Harry Potter Trivia Facts
The author JK Rowling shares birthday with Harry Potter. Both blow candles on 31st July.
Rowling had already thought of the ending while she was in the process of writing the first book. The part where Hagrid carries a dead Harry to Hogwarts, Harry walking to his own death, final battle – all of this was thought of years before it was put in formal writing.
The dementors are based on Rowling’s struggle with depression after her mother’s death.
Quidditch was created after the author’s fight with her boyfriend. “You walk out of the house, you sit down in a pub, and you invent Quidditch. And I don’t really know what the connection is between the row and Quidditch except that Quidditch is quite a violent game and maybe in my deepest, darkest soul I would quite like to see him getting hit by a bludger”, she said.
A proposed title for the American version of philosopher’s stone was Harry Potter and the School of Magic.
Arthur Weasley was supposed to die.
She even ‘seriously intended’ to kill Ron. I don’t think the world would have forgiven Rowling for that.
When Steven Spielberg was attached to direct the film adaptation, he wanted Sixth Sense star Haley Joel Osment to play Harry.
Tom Felton auditioned for both Ron and Harry before ultimately being cast as Draco Malfoy.
Shirley Henderson was 36 when she played the bathroom-haunting ghost of a 14-year-old student, Moaning Myrtle.
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