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Julianne Hough Appeared in the First 'Harry Potter' Movie!

Julianne Hough Appeared in the First 'Harry Potter' Movie!

Did you know that Julianne Hough was in the first Harry Potter movie?!

In honor of the first Harry Potter book coming out 20 years ago, the 28-year-old entertainer shared a few pics of herself as an extra in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.

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“Happy 20th Anniversary Harry Potter! Remember that one time when I was 11 and a Gryffindor? Oh and apparently liked flirting with the Weasley twins? #ivealwayslovedredheads #gryffindor #harrypotter #firstfilm,” Julianne captioned the below post.

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These 'Harry Potter' Then & Now Photos Will Blow Your Mind

These 'Harry Potter' Then & Now Photos Will Blow Your Mind

Harry Potter's Oliver Phelps Had His 'Pinch Me' Moment During the First Table Read

Harry Potter's Oliver Phelps Had His 'Pinch Me' Moment During the First Table Read

Sometimes, you just know when magic is going to happen — which we figure that happened a lot on the set of Harry Potter.

Oliver Phelps, aka George Weasley, definitely had that moment — at at the first table read, no less!

In a recent interview, he opens up about all his “pinch me” moments he experienced and a few things the fans don’t know.

“I remember instantly, the first time we did the read-through. For me, that was one of the funniest bits to sit there and think, ‘Wow, we’re actually doing this.’ That was cool,” he shared.

Oliver adds, “In terms of stuff you don’t realize, there’s just lots of stuff. Playing football in the Great Hall, which I’m sure Warner Bros. wouldn’t like me talking about. Playing cricket on Privet Drive and things like that.”

Happy 20th Anniversary, Harry Potter!

J.K. Rowling Marks Harry Potter's 20th Anniversary With Special Message to Fans

J.K. Rowling Marks Harry Potter's 20th Anniversary With Special Message to Fans

On this day in 1997, Bloomsbury published J.K. Rowling‘s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in the U.K, and readers everywhere learned about The Boy Who Lived.

The author took to social media to ring in the 20th anniversary with a heartfelt note to fans.

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“20 years ago today a world that I had lived in alone was suddenly open to others,” she tweeted. “It’s been wonderful. Thank you. #HarryPotter20.”

Bloomsbury is set to release four new editions of the book, one for each house at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, in honor of the anniversary.

“She had a vision,” Bonnie Wright, who plays Ginny Weasley in the films, added. “Congratulations @jk_rowling #HarryPotter20.”

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Harry Potter's Oliver Phelps Says Meeting J.K. Rowling Was 'Intimidating'

Harry Potter's Oliver Phelps Says Meeting J.K. Rowling Was 'Intimidating'

Harry Potter‘s 20th Anniversary is here!

Can you believe it’s really been 20 years since the first book hit shelves? We can’t either.

In a recent interview, Oliver Phelps (he played George Weasley) opened up about meeting the author, J.K. Rowling on the set of the movies.

“She was probably the most intimidating person I’ve ever met in my life,” he confessed. “Not by any fault of her own, just by ? she made everything that we were doing.”

We can imagine that would be intimidating!

Oliver adds, “I remember we were in Rupert’s dressing room on one of the later films, and she came in and totally blindsided all of us. I think we were doing something silly, like, we were playing darts but with a crossbow or something not very mature.”

“She explained where the twins characters came from and where their influences are and stuff like that. I didn’t want to rock the boat too much and ask, ‘Well, what do they do afterwards … what does one of them do afterwards?’ But it was quite interesting learning the backstories and where the characters came from.”

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JK Rowling Reveals There Are Two Harry Potters & We Are Forever Changed

JK Rowling Reveals There Are Two Harry Potters & We Are Forever Changed

Just when you think there’s nothing new you can learn about Harry Potter, JK Rowling breaks out a brand new set of facts to completely shatter those thoughts.

The author revealed on Pottermore this week that Harry Potter isn’t the original Harry, and more fun facts from his family tree — like just how Harry got to inherit the Invisibility Cloak.

Iolanthe Peverell, the granddaughter of Ignotus Peverell, married Hadwin Potter and “in the absence of male heirs, she, the eldest of her generation, had inherited her grandfather’s invisibility cloak.

“From this time on, the cloak was handed down to the eldest in each new generation.”

Another fun fact?

One of Harry’s ancestors is Henry Potter, who went by Harry (just like Prince Harry of Wales right now).

Story goes that Henry (the first) caused a “minor stir when he publicly condemned then Minister for Magic, Archer Evermonde, who had forbidden the magical community to help Muggles waging the First World War.”

Check out more about the Potter Family Tree at Pottermore.

'Harry Potter' Star Oliver Phelps Finally Answers Our Peter Pettigrew/Scabbers Question

'Harry Potter' Star Oliver Phelps Finally Answers Our Peter Pettigrew/Scabbers Question

Oliver Phelps and his twin bro James famously played twins George and Fred Weasley in the Harry Potter movies.

In a recent interview with The Huffington Post, Oliver finally answered the question that all HP fans everywhere wanted to ask:

Why didn’t the twins, or any of the Weasley family, notice that Ron’s rat was Peter Pettigrew?

They did have the Marauder’s Map, which is able to show the location of each person in Hogwarts.

“Maybe it’s a boo in the family that no one talks of. ‘Who’s this Peter bloke?’” Oliver shared, offering up an explanation of sorts.

He adds, “Maybe it was an unspoken word in the Weasley’s family.”

Hmmm…calling up J.K. Rowling right now!

Draco Malfoy Was Just Redeemed in 'Harry Potter & Deathly Hallows' Throwback Clip

Draco Malfoy Was Just Redeemed in 'Harry Potter & Deathly Hallows' Throwback Clip

Draco Malfoy was a bully — we know it, you know it, even Tom Felton knows it.

However, we always loved him and this old clip that’s resurfacing of Draco redeeming himself and his actions in the final Harry Potter movie will make you love him too.

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The never-before-seen clip sees Draco publicly denouncing Lord Voldemort and his evil followers before helping Harry, by throwing his wand at him just moments before the final showdown.

See, we knew he was always a good guy at heart.

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