Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, 2020 was filled with news from Harry Potter. The dismissal of Johnny Depp from Fantastic Beasts and the future of the series, the controversies involving writer J. K. Rowling and a new RPG game have gained repercussion among fans.

POTTERISH lists the top news of the year and what fans can expect for the future.

Fantastic Animals

Johnny Depp on Fantastic Animals
Johnny Depp quits role of Grindelwald (Image: Warner Bros./Reproduction)


J. K. Rowling turned to controversy among fans over transgender statements (Image: Debra Hurford Brown/Disclosure)

Harry Potter games

Hogwarts Legacy_RPG Wizarding World
New adventure takes place at Hogwarts before the arrival of Newt Scamander and Harry Potter (Image: Warner Bros. Games/Disclosure)

Harry Potter actors

Bonnie Wright and Phelps Twins
Bonnie Wright records podcast with Phelps twins


Daniel Radcliffe reads Harry Potter
Daniel Radcliffe reads 1st chapter of The Philosopher’s Stone in video (Photo: Wizarding World/Reproduction)

Books of the Wizarding World

Philosopher's Stone illustrated by MinaLima
The book A Pedra Filosofal gets edited by MinaLima (Image: Editora Scholastic/Divulgação)

New books by J. K. Rowling

Ickabog by J. K. Rowling
Cover of the British edition of The Ickabog

Harry Potter products

LEGO Harry Potter
James and Oliver Phelps guide fans on virtual tour of LEGO Diagonal Alley (Image:LEGO/Disclosure)

Activism and solidarity

Harry Potter Fan Club of Manaus


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