November is going to be an exciting time for Harry Potter fans worldwide will rejoice that once more they will return to the world they love. Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them will expand that world taking the wizarding world to North America hopefully a new spin-off series. In a new featurette from Warner Bros explores what basically American Hogwarts, Ilvermorny….
‘Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry,’ the second instalment in a collection of new original writing by J.K. Rowling entitled Magic in North America, was published today exclusively on pottermore.com. ‘Ilvermorny’ (Ill-ver-morn-ee’) provides a vivid and captivating backstory of the great North American school of magic, founded in the 17th century.
The work of fiction begins in Ireland where an orphaned young girl (Isolt Sayre) who is a descendant of Hogwarts co-founder Salazar Slytherin, escapes her evil aunt(Gormlaith Gaunt) and sets sail on the Mayflower. Landing in Massachusetts with little more than the clothes on her back and a stolen wand, she ventures out on her own, wandering in the wilderness until she encounters several mysterious creatures and discovers she is not the only magical person in the New World. But she will also have to overcome great challenges and face new dangers on her way to establishing what will become the Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry at the peak of Mount Greylock in Massachusetts.
In addition to publishing the second instalment of Magic in North America today, Pottermore announced that, for the first time ever, users of the website will be able to be sorted into one of the four houses of Ilvermorny. The Ilvermorny Sorting Ceremony consists of questions and answers written by J.K. Rowling. The answers to the questions determine into which Ilvermorny house users will be sorted. The houses are named after the following creatures….
Horned Serpent – a ‘great horned river serpent with a jewel set into its forehead’
Pukwudgie – ‘a short, grey-faced, large-eared creature’
Thunderbird – a creature that ‘can create storms as it flies’
Wampus – ‘a magical, panther-like creature that is fast, strong and almost impossible to kill’
It’s an fascinating world that will have fans of Harry Potter in pure excitement and new fans more intrigued. It’s teasing the world is alot bigger than originally expected making this movie and the potentially following films an exciting prospect!
Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them will be released on 18th November.Powered by Sidelines