As fans of J.K. Rowling’s famed series Harry Potter are both anticipating and dreading the last installment of the franchise, Rowling has announced the release date of ‘Pottermore’, June 23rd. Ten coordinates were sent to some of the many Harry Potter fan sites across the web with the instructions to insert the coordinates into secretstreetview.com. Once the coordinates were entered, ten letters were revealed that spelled out P-O-T-T-E-R-M-O-R-E, a mystery website that has fans reeling.
When fans go to Pottermore.com, all that can be seen are the words POTTERMORE: COMING SOON, signed by J.K. Rowling. The web page also includes two interactive owls, one of which links to a Youtube countdown to the release of the site. Since the website went live 4 days ago, Pottermore’s Twitter account has already accumulated over 70,000 followers.
The anticipation is setting in and as fans are awaiting the official unveiling by J.K. Rowling, the rumor mill is spinning into overdrive. Some of the rumors include another book, a role playing community or even a Harry Potter encyclopedia.
What’s your theory? Are you going to be logging on to Pottermore.com on June 23rd?
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