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'Harry Potter' star, the late Alan Rickman, wanted to quit franchise, journals reveal

Professor Severus Snape, portrayed by the late Alan Rickman, is an intricate part of the "Harry Potter" legacy. However, in revealing new diary entries meticulously kept by the actor and shared with The Guardian, the infamous Snape almost never was – as Rickman wanted out of his role as the devious dark-sided wizard.  Rickman passed away in 2016 after battling cancer. In an excerpt dated Dec.

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Fans delighted as new cast revealed for hit show Harry Potter And The Cursed Child
Harry Potter and The Cursed Child.The critically-acclaimed theatre production, which opened at the Palace Theatre in London in 2016, also launched a book of the script.Ahead of performances this autumn, beginning on October 13, 2022, bosses behind the hit show have now revealed a new cast - including The Crown and Desperate Romantics actor Sam Crane as Harry Potter.READ NEXT: Harry Potter's Tom Felton 'returns' to Hogwarts after unveiling studio tour exhibitionHe will also be joined by newcomers Frances Gray as wife Ginny and Thomas Grant as Harry's son, Albus.That's not all, as existing cast members Thomas Alridge and Michelle Gayle will continue as Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, alongside James Howard as Draco Malfoy and Adam Wadsworth as Draco's son, Scorpius.Following the cast announcement, fans flocked to social media to share their excitement, with one saying: "So exciting! Can't wait to see it."Another shared a GIF of Professor McGonagall clapping, alongside the tweet: "Look forward to seeing everyone!"One fan shared their tears of happiness through a GIF of a Doctor Who character crying, while another shared a GIF of a character crying with the caption: "Happy tears."Harry Potter and The Cursed Child takes place nearly two decades after the events of the final book in the Harry Potter series, The Deathly Hallows.It sees Harry's son struggle with his family's legacy as he begins his own journey at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, while Ministry of Magic employee Harry grapples with events of the past.Taking place over two parts, the past and present in Harry's worlds collide as uncomfortable truths are revealed and darkness emerges once more.The show, which was written by J.K Rowling, Jack Thorne and