David Thewlis (best known for portraying Remus Lupin) in the Harry Potter films, was born David Wheeler.
It was revealed in this private diaries recently that Alan Rickman actually seriously considered leaving the Harry Potter series after the second film Chamber of Secrets. Obviously he stayed for the whole series, to the delight of fans.
Robin Williams really wanted to play Hagrid in the Harry Potter movies, but JK Rowling made Warner Bros only cast British/Irish actors for the film.
My wife and I saw this the other night as we needed a date night and I’ve been wanting to see the movie before someone spoils it for me. It’s been a good number of years as this franchise has been a magnet for controversy. JK Rowling’s fanbase has rebelled against her for transphobic comments,…
In the Harry Potter book/movie series, Harry has a pet owl named Hedwig. The author J.K. Rowling named her after a saint known as Hedwig of Silesia. She was the patron saint of orphans.