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Niantic confirmed that the beta of its latest offering, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, is now live in Australia and New Zealand. To increase the excitement, Niantic announced that Ingress Agents and Pokemon GO Trainers are now able to reserve their usernames for the Harry Potter: Wizards Unite game. In Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, players are tasked to helped the wizarding world by going around the real world and dealing with magical anomalies known as "The Calamity." The main goal is to prevent muggles from learning about magic. Niantic has also revealed that players can expect to meet many of the iconic characters like Harry Potter, Ronald Weasley, and Hermione Granger. Former Eastenders star Michelle Gayle prepares to join the cast of Harry Potter and The Cursed Child, as it enters its fourth year in the West End. Michelle, who's best known for her role as Hattie Tavernier in BBC's Eastenders admitted to Lorraine that she had five different audition stages before being given the part, before addressing the fact that she will be one of the first black actresses to play Hermione.
"But Jo Rowling thought the part could be varied and very few black actresses get to play iconic roles like this so credit to her, and I really respect her for saying I know my book and my characters and I know this is the right thing to do", she said. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a new play by Jack Thorne. Rayxia Ojo will also be joining the case to play Hermione's daughter Rose Granger-Weasley, while continuing in the cast are Jamie Ballard as Harry Potter as well as Susie Trayling as Ginny, Thomas Aldridge as Ron Weasley, James Howard as Draco Malfoy and Jonothan Case as his son Scorpius Malfoy. Hermione Granger is one of the most important characters in Harry Potter. She's known for her fierce intelligence and deep-rooted friendship with Harry and Ron. However, making friends didn't always come easily to Hermione.
RELATED: Harry Potter: 15 Most WTF Things Dolores Umbridge Has Ever Done RELATED: Harry Potter: 25 Wild Revelations About Hermione and Ron's Relationship While Hermione becomes friends with Harry and Ron after the troll incident, there's still a bit of a disconnect between her and the boys. 1 Good friend: Risked her life to join Harry in the final battle NEXT: 20 Things Hermione Can Do (That Harry Potter Can't) When talking about the Harry Potter series, many of us relate back to Hermione Granger. She was brave, smart, and helped Harry Potter and Ron Weasley take on the Dark Lord and survive. No. Sure, there were other women but look, even the Harry Potter series was a male-dominated franchise. The Harry Potter series, of all, should have been better about making female characters more prominent in their story.
A young Emma Watson from the film 'Harry Potter & the Sorcerer's Stone'. Calling all wizards and witches--the long-awaited Harry Potter augmented reality game is here. Guided by an adult Harry Potter and a new character called Constance Pickering (she "works with Hermione Granger on the Statue of Secrecy task force", apparently), your mission is to keep the wizarding world a secret from the Muggles. New Harry Potter LEGO sets include another section of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry that connects to one of the previously released sections of the castle, Hagrid's Hut, one of the tasks from the Triwizard Tournament, a signature vehicle from the third Harry Potter film, and an all-too-important scene involving Harry's godfather Sirius Black. Hogwarts Clock Tower LEGO Harry Potter Set The minifigures include the dressed up Yule Ball versions of Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger, Fleur Delacour, Cedric Diggory, Viktor Krum, and Madame Maxime, as well as a regular ole Albus Dumbledore.
Hagrid's Hut: Buckbeak's Rescue LEGO Harry Potter Set This two-section recreation of Hagrid's residence comes with a pumpkin patch and a buildable Buckbeak, as well as new minifigures of Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger, the executioner and the Minister of Magic. The Knight Bus LEGO set also comes with new Harry Potter, Stan Shunpike and Ernie Prang minifigures, as well as Harry's chest containing a wand, letter, chocolate bar and a potion bottle. Hungarian Horntail Triwizard Challenge Harry Potter LEGO Set Expecto Patronum Harry Potter LEGO Set Finally, one of the most pivotal scenes in the entire Harry Potter franchise comes to life in building brick form. It's the scene at the Great Lake of the Forbidden Forest where Harry Potter calls upon his Patronus to save his godfather Sirius Black and his past self from a swarm of dementors. The set comes with new Harry Potter and Sirius Black minifigures as well as two dementors. All of these Harry Potter LEGO sets will be available starting this summer on June 1.