13 things you didn’t know about Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s StoneAlan Rickman was hand-picked to play Snape by J. Rowling, and received special instruction from her as to his character. Warner Bros. Author J. Rowling vetoed both the ideas of combining books and an animated film, so the studio decided instead to produce all seven later eight films back to back so the same child actors could play their roles in every film. The child actors in Harry Potter would do their actual schoolwork in the movie to make the school setting more real. They have very strict rules about not bringing flames into the library.
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Rowling into the first author ever to become a billionaire. However, one night, producer David Heyman randomly ran into Radcliffe and his father at the theatre, and he asked Radcliffe to think about auditioning, and the rest is history. When J. Rupert Grint got the part of Ron Weasley by sending in an audition tape of himself dressed as a female drama teacher performing a short rap about how much he wanted to be in the film. In their search for the perfect Hermione, the casting team traveled to local British primary schools.
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