Harry Potter

15 Things You Might Not Know About ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’
Warner Bros. purchased the rights to the Harry Potter movies in 1999 for $2 million. That may sound like a lot, but here’s the part where we remind you that the Harry Potter movies have made over $10 BILLION at the box-office, which is a pretty good return on investment. That’s just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which takes you behind the scenes of the first film in the Harry Potter movies!
Diagon Alley Joins the Muggle World of Google Maps
Like many Harry Potter fans, we are convinced that our Hogwarts acceptance letter was hidden away by cruel parents on our 11th birthday, or else it somehow got lost in owl-post. Either way, we've been cruelly denied the opportunity to stroll the famous, cobbled street in order to shop for magical school supplies.
Magical 'Potter Babies'
We'd like to take a moment to give sweet, sweet thanks to our girl J.K. Rowling for introducing us to the coolest wizard of all time-- Harry Potter. Why? Because he rules. Remember how Harry fought off Lord Voldemort and had an awesome pet owl? It's impressive stuff.
Best Fictional Pets
You might think you have the greatest pet in the world, but that's probably because you don't watch much TV. Instead of a cat that secretly hates you, fictional pets can be dragons or loyal household animals who stick by your side as you step out into the great unknown, rather than eating the contents of your bathroom trashcan the second you're out the door.
Quidditch Beer Pong
Ever since the whole 'Harry Potter' franchise came into existence, our lives have become infinitely better. For starters, our cats now have adorable costumes to wear and we've learned tons of awesome spells. But there's one thing 'Harry Potter' has given us that undoubtedly reigns supreme in our books: Quidditch.
JK Rowling to Write More ‘Potter’ Books, Fans Completely Lose It
If you're missing 'Harry Potter' and are desperately in need of a good Potter fix, then J.K. Rowling has some good news for you. In a recent interview with BBC News, she admitted that she'd written many of the 'Potter' novels on the run and is sorely tempted to expand upon the universe by writing a "director's cut." While that's not a direct "yes, I am writing a new Potter book,&quo
10 Real Life ‘Harry Potter’ Destinations You Can Visit
If you love 'Harry Potter,' you just might be happier than a Muggle with a new wand after you go through this list. What better way to indulge your Potter fantasies than by visiting some of the actual places made famous by the films? Check out these spots and start planning your Harry Potter adventure today!
Alan Rickman Brings Drama to the Tea Party
Esteemed thespian and movie icon Alan Rickman has played a lot of villains. Being such an evil presence requires a heavy hand in just about everything he does, including some of the most mundane activities. He could make playing with a litter of happy puppies seem like the most sinister thing a man can do. He brings that same gravitas to this series of artistic slow-motion videos.
Quidditch Olympics to Take Place Before London Games
One day Quidditch may be part of the Summer Olympics. But for now the sport J.K. Rowling invented in her 'Harry Potter' books will settle on holding its latest tournament in close proximity to the Games of the XXX Olympiad, which will take place in London later this month.

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