HAPPY HARRY POTTER DAY! It is the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and The Philosophers stone. If you know me, you know i love all things harry potter! I thought what better to post than some things you might not know about the famous franchise. ENJOY!
THING’S YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW ABOUT HARRY POTTER
The pass code for the telephone booth at the ministry of magic, used as a visitors entrance is 62442. This spells out “magic” on a telephone keypad.
Voldemort died at 71 years old during the final battle.
Professor Snape was inspired by one of J.K Rowling’ childhood chemistry teachers.
Harry & Ron became auror’s after leaving Hogwarts. However Ron later left his job to help run the joke shop with his brother.
After Hogwarts, Ginny became a professional quidditch player. Later on in life she began working for the daily prophet as a senior quidditch correspondent.
Fred & George were born on April Fools Day! 01/04/1978
Before filming the 3rd movie, the director set Daniel, Rupert and Emma an essay. Emma wrote 10 pages, Daniel wrote 1 and Rupert failed to write anything. Just like their characters!
Tom Felton first auditioned for the role of Harry & Ron before being cast as Draco Malfoy.
The American version of the first film might have been called Harry Potter And The School Of Magic.
The role of Peeves the poltergeist was cast, filmed but then later cut as the director wasn’t happy with them.
14 year old ‘Moaning Myrtle’ was played by a 36 year old actress.
Harry’s scar was applied 5800 during the filming of all the films.
Harry, Ron & Hermione’ faces all appeared on chocolate frog cards.
To prevent the deathly hallows book from leaking, Bloomsbury gave the book code names. Such as ‘ The Life and Times of Clara Rose Lovett & An Epic Novel Covering Many Generations and Edinburgh Pot makers’.
Daniel Radcliffes stunt double was left paralysed after a stunt went wrong in 2008.
After the fragment of Voldemort soul that harry contained was destroyed, he lost ability to speak parseltongue.
Both Harry & Dumbledore have been in possession of all 3 of the deathly hallows, just now all at the same time.
The final thing Hermione could smell in the love potion was the smell of Ron’s hair.
Harry’s scar is a lightening bolt because J.K Rowling thought it was a cool shape.
The actors were not allowed to play any contact sport during filming. They chose to play golf instead.
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