The Harry Potter film franchise is undeniably one of the most unifying forces of our time. They tell stories that all ages can enjoy, from younger, mouldable minds looking for inspiration, to older, tired minds looking to escape the real world. They're also great for completely hungover minds, just FYI. Ugh, accio rubex and a pizza, am I right?
Harry Potter star Tom Felton has given the approval to a popular fan theory about his character Draco Malfoy. Felton's character has been the source of plenty of fan-fiction over the years, with many imagining Draco to be either gay or in love with Hermione Emma Watson — but now, he's thrown his support behind the former suggestion. He also shot down rumours that he had a rift with any of his former co-stars, revealing he still sees Daniel Radcliffe and enjoyed a trip to the beach with Hermione Granger star Emma Watson. Join thought-provoking conversations, follow other Independent readers and see their replies. Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later? Start your Independent Premium subscription today. Please enter your email address Please enter a valid email address Please enter a valid email address.
J.K. Rowling's long history of discussing — but not depicting — Dumbledore's sexuality
He is the son of actor Brendan Gleeson , with whom he has appeared in a number of films and theatre projects. During the early stages of his career, Gleeson directed and wrote several short films, garnered a Tony Award nomination in for his role in the Broadway production The Lieutenant of Inishmore , and had a supporting role in Never Let Me Go. In , he appeared in Mother!
There are few literary or cinematic phenomena more popular worldwide than the Harry Potter series. Penned by author J. Rowling , the story of a boy who survived an assassination attempt in infancy, discovered he's a wizard at age 11, and grew up to defeat the most evil wizard on the planet has enveloped countless fans in a magical universe that we sometimes wish was real. How cool would it be to be able to cast a spell to fix our eyeglasses, heal broken bones, travel from place to place in a flash, and oh yeah, murder evil wizards? Pretty cool