"The line 'the wand chooses the wizard' amazes me. The Celtic calendar shows each month and the wood that goes with it. For instance, Harry, whose birthday is on the July 31, owned a wand made out of holly since July falls on the Holly cycle."
Author JK Rowling announced four new eBook shorts of Harry Potter. The first two books, Harry Potter: A Journey Through Charms and Defence Against the Dark Arts and Harry Potter: A Journey Through Potions and Herbology, will be published on June 27.
Chocolate frogs, jelly beans, Hagrid's rock cakes, Harry's favourite treacle tart, butterbeer (vanilla cream soda with butterscotch flavouring) are sure to excite the little guests. You can also set up a class on potions!
Daniel Radcliffe, who catapulted to fame after playing the title character in the film series based on JK Rowling's books, told in an interview that he is certain that someone else will play this role in the future.
Rupert Grint, who starred as Ron Weasley in the money-spinning Harry Potter film series, said leaving the role of Ron Weasley behind was kind of a relief for him. He says it was like ''stepping out of an institution''.
Terminal 1 of the Changi airport in Singapore has been transformed into Fantastic Beasts-themed set, while terminal 2 of the airport boasts a replica of the famous Whomping Willow Tree from the Harry Potter series.
Twenty years ago, on June 26, 1997, JK Rowling introduced us to the magical world of Harry Potter, and let's just say it changed our lives. The seven-part series that Rowling created for us, with intricate details was a world we refused to leave. By the end of it we were all at Hogwarts.
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood in Universal City was recently opened to the public. Here's a look at what you can expect in Harry Potter's world should you decide to visit.