Eighteen years after the fictional “battle of Hogwarts” in the Harry Potter series, author J.K. Rowling apologizes to fans for the death of the beloved werewolf, Remus Lupin, in “battle of Hogwarts” and revealed that it was not originally planned.
Remus Lupin was killed in the “battle of Hogwarts” by Death Eater Antonin Dolohov together with his wife Nymphadora Tonks who was murdered by Bellatrix Lestrange. Their son Teddy was orphaned in the process.
The Guardian reported that Arthur, Ron Weasley’s father was the one that Rowling initially planned to die but he was spared in the final battle. Remus Lupin, nicknamed Moony was one of the Marauders at Hogwarts, including Sirius Black, James Potter, and Peter Pettigrew.
The Harry Potter author tweeted that Remus Lupin will always be her favorite character in the Harry Potter universe.
Meanwhile, Inquisitr wrote that J.K. Rowling might be ruining the Harry Potter series for the fans. As the premiere of The Cursed Child performance draws closer, fans are getting impatient. They cannot wait to get their hands on the 8th addition to the successful Harry Potter series. The probability of the book’s content being leaked online is high thus, everything about it are closely guarded.
The new statue of Harry Potter’s cursed child Albus Severus was recently uncovered in London. The youngest son of the Boy Wizard can be seen crouching in a snitch-shaped nest at the top of Palace Theatre where Harry Potter and The Cursed Child play will be staged starting July 31, 2016.
According to Radiotimes, seats are already sold out until 2017 and the book form of the script will hit bookstores after the play’s premiere. Meantime, content of the play/book are being kept as a secret but fans are expecting that it will be a magical surprise.
J.K. Rowling’s play/book and upcoming movie, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will also be released this November 2016. Rowling announced that the script will be published immediately as an eBook on Pottermore after the book’s release. This move according to some fans and critics will ruin the Harry Potter series because the magic is wearing off. Now that the past, present, and future of the Harry Potter universe are being laid out through movie spin-off, stage play, real books, e-books, and Twitter in quick succession – the fans excitement to the series is starting to die down.
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