The Harry Potter franchise has defined a generation that fans will remember. A lot of fans look at Harry Potter the same way many of us look at Star Wars; Its definitely one of the best fantasy franchises released ever, and although the films and books of the main series is over now, the franchise is far from over: The Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them spin-off films will be released starting 2017. Despite the franchise's dormant state right now, we've been hearing several myths, rumors, and speculations surrounding the cast and franchise. YouTube channel TopTenz has put together a list of interesting facts about Harry Potter in this video breakdown. Here's the video's description:
With so many Harry Potter-themed fan-sites, websites, YouTube videos, memes, magazines, fanfictions and who-knows-what-else, it’s really hard to find actual, truthful facts that surround the most popular fandom in history. Some stories have been stretched, strangled, masked, bound and gagged till the point of no return, however we’ve gone to the base of each story to bring you 10 Incredible Facts You Didn’t Know About Harry Potter.
10. Evanna Lynch beat anorexia, but wasn’t guaranteed the role of Luna Lovegood because of it9. Alan Rickman didn’t really know all about Snape’s secret from the beginning8. Dame Maggie Smith underwent chemotherapy for breast cancer during the last movies7. Daniel Radcliffe’s stunt double was left paralyzed after a flying scene went horribly wrong in “Deathly Hallows”6. Harry Potter and Voldemort turned out to be blood relatives5. There’s a hotel in London with Hogwarts-Themed Wizard Chambers4. J.K Rowling hid a LOT of plot details that were later revealed3. The First Wizarding War was at the same time as Word War II and Voldemort was influenced by Hitler2. Seventeen actors who worked on the Harry Potter movies have died1. J.K Rowling regrets Hermione ending up with Ron instead of Harry and nearly killed Ron off