Who does not know the story of Harry Potter? But today we are going to talk about the behind scenes and what went down while shooting this series!
It was J.K Rowling who write the most read book series in the world and that is why we have this epic series. We will discuss some facts about the series.
Today in this article this 20 Harry Porter facts will give a glimpse of the making of this popular series.
So, why getting late? let’s be nostalgic about those days when all of us used to read this book and remember those days.
This will bring you ultimate joy and we are sure that you could relate these with your gold old days!
Here Are Top 20 Harry Potter Facts You Didn’t Know
1. A Hairy Situation
This is Robbie Coltrane, the actor who played Hagrid in the films, and gotten a mini-fan and a fruit bat stuck in his famous, unkempt beard.
We hope you could remember this man who played a major role in the series.
2. An Interesting Audition
Do you know Rupert Grint? who dressed up like his female drama teacher and rapped about Ron Weasley for his audition tape.
He started his rap, “Hello, my name is Rupert Grint, I hope you don’t think I stink.” This was hilarious and brought colors to the series and the crew also!
3. Badass Bandit
Here is the idea for Sirius Black’s tattoos. Which came from those used in Russian prison gangs!
And the markings distinguish the person as someone to be dreaded and admired. Is not it an interesting fact?
4. Botanical Inspiration
J.K Rowling said the inspiration for the name of Harry’s school in the books, “Hogwarts,” may have come from the name of a plant she saw in the Kew Gardens in New York City! and this was how a Plant’s name became a part of a famous movie.
Do you know, Harry’s birthday is July 31, 1980. And Rowling’s birthday is also July 31 – but in 1966.
Maybe she wanted to classify her hero as the same root. Though this is very common in other novels as it is about Harry Porter so it needed to be said.
6. Harry And Hermione Sittin’ In A Tree…
In this set, kissing scene between Harry and Hermione in the final film, Rupert Grint was removed from the set for laughing too much!
This is too hilarious and this was not the one, several times the situation happened
There is a popular belief that ‘t’ at the end of Voldemort is silent. And this name comes from the French words meaning “flight of death.”
This is so scary, what do you say? and Voldemort looked also very frightened.
You know, the best impression of Harry Potter facts is that J.K. Rowling is the first person to become a billionaire (U.S. dollars) by writing books!
So, what are you planning to do? Whatever it is, count me in!
9. J.K. – Just Kidding!
Do you know, Rowling’s publisher suggested her that to use initials rather than her real name, “Joanne Rowling,” in order to appeal to male readers.
Then she chose J.K., borrowing the “K” from her grandmother’s name, Kathleen. Moreover, neither “Kathleen” nor “K” is part of her legal name.
10. Kiss Of Death
Do you know about Dementors? The deadly phantoms that guard Azkaban Prison, represent depression and these are based on Rowling’s struggle with the disease. Rowling had a story to find these characters.
11. Mischief Managed
During the shooting of “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban,” Tom Felton’s Hogwarts robes had their pockets stitched shut because he kept trying to evade food onto the set. How funny and awkward this is! but a true fact.
12. Nice Try
This man Tom Felton auditioned for the roles of Harry Potter and Ron Weasley, but was chosen to play Draco Malfoy then!
So, what will say about this? Moreover, it seems that he suited that role perfectly.
13. Oldie But Goodie
This actress who played as Moaning Myrtle was 37 years old at the time “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” was filmed. And she is the oldest actress to ever portray a Hogwarts student.
Do you know, J.K. Rowling slightly based 11-year-old Hermione on herself at the same age?
Thus She even made Hermione’s Patronus her favorite animal, an otter. This is funny, do you have any hobby to pet an Otter?
15. Potty Mouth
All of us see that Ron Weasley’s character originally swore a lot, but the strange thing is Rowling’s publisher wouldn’t let her use that sort of language because it would’ve been inappropriate for young readers!
16. Second Year Itch
This is quite interesting, there is an outbreak of lice occurred among the children cast members during the filming of “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.”!
17. Spoiler Alert
This is Alan Rickman, the actor only who played Professor Snape, knew his character’s fate before the release of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” because Rowling told him.
18. Taking Flight
The fun fact is, one of the flying cars used in “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” was stolen from the set. After then it was discovered seven months later when an anonymous caller informed police of its whereabouts.
Do you know? among over 400 million Harry Potter books in 67 languages have been sold worldwide as of 2008!
This number is big and the movie was similarly famous too. You can not find a 90’s kid who does not have seen or read this novel
20. Trophy Witch
This man M.O. McGonagall is listed on one of the Quidditch trophies in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.
Do you think Professor McGonagall has been a renowned Quidditch player back in the day? This would certainly explain her enthusiasm for the sport.