Michael Jackson wanted to do a Harry Potter musical but J.K. Rowling said “no”.
Steven Spielberg declined to direct the Harry Potter movies and said “It’s just like withdrawing a billion dollars and putting it into your personal bank accounts. There’s no challenge.”
After his success in the Harry Potter films Rupert Grint bought a 1974 Mr Whippy Bedford van to fulfill his childhood dream of becoming an ice cream man. He drives around local villages giving free ice cream and lollipops to children.
There are fake Harry Potter books written and distributed in China, masquerading as additional works of J.K. Rowling. They shamelessly rip off other authors’ work in tandem with hers, with amazing titles like “Harry Potter and the Leopard Walk-Up-To Dragon” and “Harry Potter and the Big Funnel.”
The Harry Potter books are the most banned books in America.
Harry Potter books were translated from British to American English.