Rowling has increased her Twitter activity in recent weeks, revealing news that Harry Potter’s son James has started Hogwarts, and has unsurprisingly been sorted into Gryffindor. “You’d come here and see the stag’s head on the wall and go “Wow, I love that”, but a Harry Potter fan might say “That’s a Patronus”. It’s an wonderful work of art to say the least, coupled with the books that inspired millions of children around the globe to read just another page before bedtime. Book one, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, is publishing on October 6, 2015. Earlier this summer, Rowling announced that her HP stage play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, will open in London’s West End beginning in the summer of 2016.
The Women of Harry Potter mini-doc held the key, with JK Rowling herself saying He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named’s name in the proper, more French-sounding way at around 2.32.
According to Toronto intellectual property lawyer, John Simpson, there may be some reason to worry, particularly due to the burgeoning media attention. In a 2006 interview, Rowling said that “Voldemort’s fear is death, ignominious death…He thinks that it’s a shameful human weakness”. The two begrudgingly came friends in the competition, but sadly, Lord Voldemort did not hesitate in killing Cedric when they were teleported to the cemetery, which left Harry a broken mess. Rocks provides the Harry Potter references and creative ideas, and he turns them into cocktails.
“We’ve been trying to cope with the crowd”, Xerx said. “It’s more of a homage than trying to infringe on their copyright”.
If you’re not a Harry Potter superfan, The Lockhart would seem like any other cool neighbourhood bar.