Fans today went in for a shock immediately when Harry Potter star Matthew Lewis took to Twitter with some information that wasn’t precisely what it appeared. In what appeared like some astonishing information about an upcoming movie, the actor tricked followers with information that, a lot to the frustration of Harry Potter followers, turned out to be pretend.
The actor is known for the portrayal of Neville Longbottom in the Harry Potter film franchise based mostly across the works of author JK Rowling. Lewis, is a eager user of the social media platform, conserving his 1.43 million followers up to date on what he has been up to with filming and, in fact, his political beliefs, wherein he has been very vocal within the lead as much as the UK General Election, which takes place subsequent month.
New Harry Potter film with original cast to begin shooting in 2020… https://t.co/mAWQPGba0o
— Matthew Lewis (@Mattdavelewis) November 25, 2019
His newest tweet announced a new Harry Potter film, complete with its original cast would start shooting subsequent 12 months inflicting an enormous response from followers of the franchise. He additionally treated followers to a hyperlink inside the tweet. This, nevertheless, was the purpose at which excited followers had their hopes dashed, with the hyperlink taking them straight to the UK Government web site and to the Electoral Registration web page, the place the deadline to register is immediately.
It appears that Lewis, an eager political commentator on Twitter, along with his outspoken views in opposition to the Tory management and marketing campaign is raring to make sure that as many as possible end up to vote within the UK General Election on December 12th. And, with almost half 1,000,000 followers, a lot of whom could also be younger individuals, plainly the actor is kind of adept at making his point.
As could be anticipated, the tweet garnered large consideration, with over 14,000 likes and almost 4,000 retweets within the brief period of time that it has been up. Though many had been understandably dejected by the information about the new Harry Potter movie was not certainly within the pipeline, most followers took the tweet in good spirits, with a lot admitting that the actor had virtually convinced them till clicking on the hyperlink.
Lewis is one among many stars popping out to lift consciousness, assist alleviate political apathy and generate curiosity and turn-out, particularly amongst younger voters. Musicians reminiscent of Stormzy are placing their weight behind Jeremy Corbyn’s marketing campaign, with actor and musician Riz Ahmed, identified for his roles in Star Wars: Rogue One and The Night Of becoming a member of them in his help for the Labour Leader.
As for a brand new Harry Potter film, Warner Bros. does have Fantastic Beasts 3 in development, with filming anticipated to start subsequent 12 months. There’s been speculation amongst fans about whether or not the unique movie franchise forged would possibly return for a Cursed Child film sooner or later, however regardless of Lewis’ tweet, nothing is formally within the works.
Still, followers will be capable to return to the world of Harry Potter in 2021 with the release of Fantastic Beasts 3.