17 times JK Rowling shocked Harry Potter fans

I saw loads of stuff Parvati became best friends with Lavender Brown , with whom she shared many interests, such as a love for Divination. Parvati attended the Yule Ball with Harry Potter in , and a year later she joined Dumbledore’s Army , an organisation taught and led by Harry Potter. It is unknown if she survived the battle. Contents Biography Early life Parvati was born to Mr Patil and his wife as one of their twin daughters; the other being Padma. Hogwarts years Draco Malfoy: Parvati shared her dormitory with Hermione Granger , her best friend, Lavender Brown and other two girls.

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Celebrity news Harry Potter’s Daniel Radcliffe has dyspraxia Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe has revealed he suffers from dyspraxia, meaning he sometimes still has trouble tying his shoelaces. Dyspraxia is a common neurological problem that impairs the organisation of movement, often with no obvious cause. Up to 10 per cent of people in Britain show signs of the condition, with about two per cent severely affected – males four times more likely to be affected than females. It can affect any or all areas of development, including intellectual, physical and language, possibly impairing someone’s normal learning process.

Daniel Radcliffe as Yossi Ghinsberg Photo: Hector Alvarez “We needed to find raging rivers, lush jungles and lost villages, but when we first scouted we were on the tail end of a years-long drought so the countryside looked like the Outback. Advertisement “So much so that we returned to our location the day after we’d been shooting with Daniel and Alex to find it was now 20 feet underwater.

The river had risen that much over night and washed whole villages, trees and farm animals upstream. By submitting your email you are agreeing to Fairfax Media’s terms and conditions and privacy policy. McLean said he was attracted to the story because at its heart is “a character who simply refused to give up, against incredible odds, and who via this desperate struggle to escape a hostile environment discovered a kind of spiritual awakening — really, through suffering.

Hector Alvarez Ghinsberg, who now lives in Byron Bay, first took his remarkable story to Hollywood in , but every producer he met wanted to change aspects of the tale. In the process, he says, “they were destroying the true story and the respect that I have for the other characters. So, I left Hollywood and didn’t want to return. It’s about the human spirit and the discovery of self.

Magic and Mayhem: A [Harry Potter] story about Tom Riddle’s diary eating an [SI] of sorts

Harry and Lord Voldemort are family Unpleasant, yet inevitable in the small, slightly incestuous wizarding world. The key to this is Harry’s Invisibility Cloak, which was left to him by his father, James, a direct descendant of Ignotus Peverell — one of the three brothers who possessed one hallow a means to achieve immortality apiece and became the stuff of wizarding legend. Much as Harry and Voldemort share a prophesy and a phoenix feather in their wands, they also share the Peverells, hence why the Dark Lord was in possession of another hallow: Savvy readers would have sussed this out from careful reading of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, but JK Rowling confirmed that the pair are “distantly related” through the Peverells, saying:

What would a rebellious teenager who was entered into the Triwizard Tournament do? This plot bunny came to find me and wanted to be a one-shot. Funny thing is, I had trouble not adding some things, so it’s about the size of a five chapter story, but I wanted it to be a one-shot, so here’s the story in its entirety. Origin of the story is at the bottom so I don’t give anything way too soon. A big thanks to wolfsscream for beta’ing this! The title is a play on words of a certain soft-drink slogan.

The Un-Champion Harry was really peeved as he waited for Mr. Weasley to come get him so he could go join the Weasleys for the rest of the summer. That choice of words caused a smile to come to him. He wondered if the reason the poltergeist at school was the way he was, was because he had been peeved so many times that he had finally gone over the edge.

Harry could not remember any time Peeves had been serious about anything; he was always quite “mad”.

Rita Skeeter

Ok, I actually went into this with zero spoilers and very few expectations so that I’d enjoy whatever it turned out to be. I mean, I like scripts. Harry Potter is my life. So I really tried not to compare this to the HP books or look at it as an intense fan, but it’s pretty underwhelming no matter how you approach it The kid’s pretty sulky about being compared to his father and has a chip on his shoulder the size of Grawp.

I’ll explain the plot below in the spoiler bracket, but it’s basically the wizarding version of “It’s a Wonderful Life.

Early life Skeeter was born into a half-blood or pure-blood family circa Skeeter spent time training to become an Animagus and, at some point prior to , she was finally able to transform into a beetle at will. Skeeter aspired to be a journalist and an author, and used this ability to spy and eavesdrop for her articles. It was presumably an exaggerated history of him to gain controversy and by extension, popularity and fame.

This book turned out to be a best-seller, with numerous copies sold. Also sometime in her early career, Skeeter provided a quote for the critical acclaim for Quidditch Through the Ages by Kennilworthy Whisp , when she wrote “I’ve read worse. Prior to the reveal, the identity of the speaker generated quite a buzz throughout the school, with Rowan Khanna ‘s guess being an Auror , the Minister for Magic , or a random Arithmancer , while Jacob’s sibling thought to perhaps be the person Albus Dumbledore had been searching for throughout the school year.

Professor Minerva McGonagall introduced her to the school in the Great Hall , with Rita adding a bit more detail, stating herself to be “a widely popular writer for the Daily Prophet.

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She stated that the idea of “this scrawny, black-haired, bespectacled boy who didn’t know he was a wizard became more and more real to me”. She explained in a interview with The Guardian: Hogwarts has to be a boarding school—half the important stuff happens at night! Then there’s the security. Having a child of my own reinforces my belief that children above all want security, and that’s what Hogwarts offers Harry.

In Abandon and its sequel Reclaim , Ron rapes Hermione on her birthday, getting her pregnant. He also explodes a glass in Ginny’s face and attempts to poison Harry. During the summer Dudley and his buddies gangrape Harry. Dumbledore had Vernon under Imperius so that he would molest Harry from a young age in order to “teach Harry his place in the world.

He goes a week without food or water, Dudley gives him piss to drink, and as a Christmas tradition every year Vernon and Dudley torture Harry with knives, skinning him alive. Harry mentions that the only thing Uncle Vernon doesn’t do is pimp him out, and that’s only because it hasn’t occurred to him yet. Dumbledore is fully aware of the abuse and encourages it to happen.

Dumbledore also routinely brainwashes Harry with Legilimency, implanting feelings of worthlessness so that Harry will be willing to kill himself later for the sake of Dumbledore’s plan. After the Abuse, Part One turns Snape into an Ax-Crazy psychopath who brutally murders the Dursleys by setting them on fire, having werewolves rape them, and using Unforgivable Curses. This is apparently a retaliation for unspecified “abuse” of Harry.

He then teaches Harry to abuse Muggles, telling him that he is the “Wizarding World Savior” and should only care about protecting the magical world. He caps this off by committing a terrorist attack that even injures and presumably kills other wizards. Despite all this, he is still portrayed as working against Voldemort, even though he had the Death Eaters join in on killing the Dursleys.

Aspirations changes the usual “Evil Ginny” scenario by having Hermione turn on Harry after his name comes out of the Goblet of Fire.

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Any of you who have read some of my other lists of quotes , are well aware of my not-so-secret obsession with the Harry Potter Series. Would I be in Gryffindor? Do I have a spirit animal? Would I go to Harry Potter World? Have I been to Edinburgh, Scotland, and visited lots of the haunts where the book was written, and seen some of the architecture that many of the building were based on?

The main characters are maturing, and the filmmakers are likewise improving on their craft; vibrant special effects and assured performances add up to what is the most complex yet of the Harry Potter films. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Photos View All Photos 72 Movie Info Directed by Mike Newell, the fourth installment to the Harry Potter series finds Harry Daniel Radcliffe wondering why his legendary scar — the famous result of a death curse gone wrong — is aching in pain, and perhaps even causing mysterious visions.

Before he can think too much about it, however, Harry boards the train to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, where he will attend his fourth year of magical education. Of course, Harry’s wishes for an uneventful school year are almost immediately shattered when he is unexpectedly chosen, along with fellow student Cedric Diggory Robert Pattinson , as Hogwarts’ representative in the Tri-Wizard Tournament, which awards whoever completes three magical tasks the most skillfully with a thousand-galleon purse and the admiration of the international wizard community.

As difficult as it is to deal with his schoolwork, friendships, and the tournament at the same time not to mention his feelings toward the ever unfathomable Professor Snape Alan Rickman , Harry doesn’t realize that the most feared wizard in the world, Lord Voldemort, is anticipating the tournament, as well. PG for sequences of fantasy violence and frightening images Genre:

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