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Pottermore: 5 Things To Know About J.K. Rowling’s Magical Harry Potter Website

Attention, Potterheads! Everyone knows about Pottermore’s famous sorting hat quiz, but J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter website has just rolled out some awesome new features that you may not be aware of — here are the 5 facts you need to know!

If you’ve avoided signing up for Pottermore until now, don’t delay another moment. The digital publishing/entertainment site is more fun than ever — read on to learn about the best aspects of J.K. Rowling‘s Harry Potter community, both new and old!

June 29, 2016
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Orlando Shooting: Harry Potter World Park Holds Vigil For Team Member Killed — Watch

Now, this is moving. Universal Orlando team members and guests gathered together to honor the life of Luis Vielma, a victim of the Orlando shooting tragedy who worked at the Harry Potter park, and the video is just beautiful.

In the wake of the Pulse Nightclub atrocity, which touches every corner of the world, people have gathered to pay their respects to the victims. Luis Vielma, a Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey team member who was killed in the attack, was honored by other park employees on June 13. You can watch the touching video right here.

June 14, 2016
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‘Harry Potter’ Play Casts Black Hermione: Read J.K. Rowling’s Epic Response

The stage play ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ has finally named their cast —  and everyone’s talking about Noma Dumezweni, the stunning actress who was cast as Hermione Granger. However, it’s J.K. Rowling’s response that really trumped them all.

Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni and Paul Thornley are officially the new Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, and Ron Weasley in the play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the sequel set to hit London’s Palace Theatre in summer 2016. Right away, Twitter started asking how J.K. Rowling, the author of the original series, felt about the casting, since Hermione will now be played by a black woman.

December 21, 2015
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Harry Potter’s Son Officially Started At Hogwarts Today, According To J.K. Rowling

Hold onto your broomsticks for this one — today, Sept. 1, is the day that Harry Potter’s son James would have started at Hogwarts! ‘Harry Potter’ author J.K. Rowling wished him good luck on his first day, along with sharing an amazing update about his adventure!

Time flies whether you’re a wizard or a muggle! J.K. Rowling50, reminded us all on Sept. 1 that it’s the day that Harry Potter sends his and Ginny’s son, James Sirius Potter, off to Hogwarts. Harry Potter fans are ecstatic for James’ new adventure, and J.K. even revealed that James is following in Harry’s footsteps!

September 1, 2015
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J.K. Rowling: ‘Harry Potter’ Author Turns 50 — Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday, J.K. Rowling! The celebrated British author and creator of the best-selling book series of all time turns 50 today, July 31, and we’re just betting it’s going to be a magical day. Let’s celebrate!

Break out the butter beers and pumpkin pasties —J.K. Rowling  turns 50 today and while her beloved Harry Potter books may have come to an end, this muggle still has a lot to look forward to in the year ahead. Join us as we help her celebrate a very happy birthday!

July 31, 2015
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J.K Rowling Reveals Title & Cover Of Next Book Under Alias

This is really happening! J.K. Rowling– excuse us– Robert Galbraith, has just revealed both the title and the cover of her next book, and we’ve got it for you right here!

For those who may not know, Harry Potter scribe J.K. Rowling also publishes under a not-so-secret alias, Robert Galbraith. The throwback move is just another of the superstar author’s methods of generating intrigue (the other being the most compelling storytelling, like, ever). For her/Robert’s latest installment, which will hit shelves on Oct. 20, J.K. has just released both the cover and title– and we could not be more excited!

June 11, 2015

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