This weekend, Warner Bros. Will release Fantastic Beasts and also Where to find Them, the an initial film set in the Harry Potter fictional universe without the lightning-bolt-scarred hero in ~ its center. Though the film is created by collection creator J.K. Rowling -- and directed by veteran collection helmer David Yates -- it won"t have actually the acquainted pair of glasses and also floppy black color hair the Daniel Radcliffe. Potter fans: us feel her wizardly pain.
As a heal spell, we"ve blended up a potion of lesser-known trivia and also obscure facts about "the boy who lived" that will certainly hopefully provide comfort in these dark, troubling times. Drink up.
If you got to the end of the final Harry Potter book -- or simply cheated and also waited for the movie -- you likely shed a few tears during the touching epilogue set 19 years after the occasions of the book, whereby we discover Hermione finished up v Ron, harry married Ginny Weasley, and they every have kids who will certainly attend hogwart together. Sweet, right? Well, not for some shippers that wanted bother to finish up with Hermione, and years later J.K. Rowling offered them a little bit of comfort by saying that she had some regrets about the pairing. "I created the Hermione/Ron relationship as a kind of wish fulfillment. That"s exactly how it was conceived, really," she said in an interview. "For factors that have actually very small to perform with literature and far more to perform with me clinging come the plot together I first imagined it, Hermione ended up v Ron."
13. He grew up and got an adult job as a magic cop
You assumed that epilogue was the final page in the Harry Potter journey? Think again. Simply this year saw the relax of the manuscript for Harry Potter and also the Cursed Child, which revealed the Harry is now Head of Magical law Enforcement. Plus, he has a facility relationship through his kid Albus. So, basically, harry Potter is a Law & Order character now.