Harry Potter Resurgence


Lia Sarria, Writer

Over the past few weeks, the Harry Potter franchise has become extremely popular again all because the social media app Tik Tok.

People started to post edits about their favorite characters from the books and movies which led many new fans interested. It has been weeks and people have not stopped talking about it.

This has become so big that many movie channels are playing them a lot more and the official website has gotten a lot of new attention. 

Many old fans have come back to the fandom to reminisce on their favorite childhood series. Senior at ILS Lauren Alvarez commented “I have always loved the Harry Potter movies and seeing all my friends find an interest in them makes me very happy.” Friendships have grown stronger from being able to share such a love for a wonderful series of movies.

Students and teachers have gone on the official website to find out what house they belong to and has created lots of laughs and smiles.

The actors from the movies are very happy that the movies are getting so much attention again and glad to see everyone enjoying the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

Actor Tom Felton, who plays Draco Malfoy, has become very active on Tik Tok, interacting with the fan videos they have made of him. Many creators on Tik Tok have been making POV (Point of View) videos of what it would be like to be a student at Hogwarts. Many have reached the fame they have been trying to attain from these videos.

The resurgence of Harry Potter could not have come back at such a perfect time with the announcement of the new Playstation 5 game. The game is named “Hogwarts Legacy” and is an open-world role playing game that takes place before Harry Potter and friends were born. Many people are very excited and have high expectations for the game. 

The movies and books have had a very positive impact on students at ILS and has stayed as a very popular conversation piece.