The news of Alan Rickman passing away hit hard for all movie lovers. The beloved Professor Snape from ‘Harry Potter’ was a part of so many people’s lives. Now, Alan’s fans are remembering the late actor in touching ways at Universal Studio’s The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
Alan Rickman‘s legacy will live on, both in the movies he performed in and in his fan’s hearts. Harry Potter fanatics have united to show their love for the actor by commemorating him at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter — see how people are celebrating his life below!
While Alan’s death is devastating, the way his admirers are paying tribute to him is absolutely beautiful. Potterheads at the theme park held a eulogy for the actor and payed their respects by raising their wands in the air said Buzzfeed. The heartbreaking image proves just how loved Alan and Snape alike were.
The showcasing in honor of Alan was organized by Diversely Geek, who are also holding other fan events at the park. “This world and his fandom has been left a legacy of kindness, humor, wit, joy, self confidence, unconditional acceptance and pure positivity,” Diversely Greek writes on Facebook, “Let’s aspire to be as gentle as this giant and leave happiness and laughter as our legacies.”
Wands in the air weren’t the only way the movie junkies showed their remembrance. A single lily was placed outside of the Potions Classroom and dozens of roses have been left at Snape’s office door. The cast of the famous wizard film also outpoured their sadness after Alan died of cancer on Jan. 14. Danielle Radcliffe also shared his pain in a statement that started with, “Alan Rickman is undoubtedly one of the greatest actors I will ever work with,” which he shared on his GooglePlus page.
Join in paying tribute to Alan’s life and cuddle up for a Harry Potter marathon. HollywoodLifers, will you be emerging yourself into the world of Hogwarts in honor of Alan’s life? Cast your spells below!