101 Amazing Harry Potter Facts by Jack Goldstein

By Jack Goldstein

Via JK Rowling’s sequence of Harry Potter books and the 8 movies, we've got been brought to a good looking and magical international that I’m convinced many folks want to stopover at. yet what's the tale at the back of what we see and skim, and what are a few little-known proof concerning the books, the movies, the actors and the characters? This booklet includes a hundred and one extraordinary proof that you probably didn’t recognize!

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The name Hermione is derived from Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale. K Rowling wanted to give the character an unusual name so fewer girls could be teased over it. The Films The Prisoner of Azkaban was the lowest grossing film of the Harry Potter series - however it still made more than the highest grossing Twilight film! Steven Spielberg was approached to direct the first Harry Potter film - but he wanted to make it as a Pixar-style animated movie. During filming, Daniel Radcliffe wore out almost 70 wands; he also went through 160 pairs of glasses.

A priest named Father Gabriele Amorth said that reading Harry potter is Satanic and leads to evil. He was the Vatican’s Chief Exorcist! When JK Rowling took an online ‘sorting hat’ quiz, she was placed into Hufflepuff! Before people in England thought that witches and wizards flew on Broomsticks - like in Harry Potter - they actually thought they flew whilst sitting inside cauldrons! When Arthur Weasley has to enter a number into the telephone box to get into the Ministry of Magic, he dials ‘62442’.

In 2007, Emma - along with co-stars Daniel and Rupert - made imprints of their hands, feet and wands outside Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood. Hermione’s full name is Hermione Jean Granger. K Rowling initially intended for her surname to be Puckle. Hermione’s Parents are both dentists, which makes her muggle-born. K Rowling has said that Hermione’s insecurities and fear of failure resemble herself at a young age. The name Hermione is derived from Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale. K Rowling wanted to give the character an unusual name so fewer girls could be teased over it.

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