+by Taylor Clayton
No doubt you know who Harry Potter is, but how well do you really know this legendary fictional character? When people think about Harry Potter they picture a black-haired boy waving a wand. To someone who has read the books numerous times, this is an extreme understatement. Harry Potter is more than a British kid who can use magic. He has saved more lives than you can count just by existing. Kids who were going through hard times turned to Harry Potter to escape, kids who hated reading began to love it because of his story. The books and movies that center around a normal kid with a lightning scar have impacted more people than J.K. Rowling could have ever dreamed when the wizarding world began to take shape in her imagination. If you ask me I would much rather be taking potions instead of chemistry and transfiguration instead of math. Going to Hogwarts would be a dream come true.
Have you ever wondered what house you would be in if you went to Hogwarts? It’s easier to figure out than you think. You could take the quiz on Pottermore-where you’re treated like a real Hogwarts student-or any number of crappy online quizzes. But the thing about houses is that it really only matters what traits you value more than others. For example, if you think being brave and daring and standing up for people who can’t stand up for themselves is most important then you would be in Gryffindor.
There are a lot of hardcore Harry Potter fans throughout the world and they all went crazy when they found out that J.K. Rowling, the author of Harry Potter, was writing a screenplay for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The book that was originally released to benefit Comic Relief in the form of one of the Hogwarts students’ course studies was a bestiary filled with all the different creatures from the wizarding world. Rowling has stated that the movie will follow the life of the author of the fictional book, Newt Scamander, as he discovers all of the things he wrote about. It will take place in 1920’s New York and is not related to the Harry Potter stories other than being set in the same world. The movie is set to be the first in a trilogy, and is still early in production with no named cast members or director. Harry Potter fans everywhere are waiting anxiously for more information on the continuation of a legend.