Eddie Redmayne plays Newt Scamander, a magical zoologist and proud Hufflepuff, in the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them movie. Over the years, the members of Hufflepuff house have been unfairly labeled as “boring.”
The video embedded above features a public service announcement from the Oscar-winning actor on why the Hufflepuff badgers deserve respect. Have you ever taken the sorting quiz on Pottermore?
Back in September 2015, J.K. Rowling, the author behind the Harry Potter book series, proclaimed that “the Age of Hufflepuff” is upon us. Below, we’ve posted tweets from Rowling and the Pottermore team that celebrate Hufflepuffs. (via MTV)
This is starting to feel like the dawn of the Age of Hufflepuff… #FantasticBeasts https://t.co/j4kj2nYurr
— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) September 9, 2015
To celebrate the Hufflepuff House Cup victory, we have created a list of ‘Famous Hufflepuffs Through The Ages’ pic.twitter.com/OS4Sc3mShZ
— Pottermore (@pottermore) September 9, 2015