Muggles and Wizards around the world wait with bated breathe to return to the Wizarding World, it has been 5 years since Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, hitting theaters this year, will offer Potter fans the opportunity to also venture into a previously unexplored time and region of the fictional world. In this case, we’ll be taking a trip to 1920’s New York City.
The Harry Potter series vaguely mentioned other Wizarding cultures outside of the British one, and that took place during the Triwizard Tournament that featured the other participating schools from around the world. So it shouldn’t be a surprise that there is a American version of the Hogwarts house names (Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff, and Slytherin) but the reveal doesn’t come from Warner Bros., but instead from a hacker roaming the internet. (more…)