For years, it has been a MuggleNet tradition to prank the thousands of fans who visit the site every day. By making a variety of believable posts, MuggleNet has had its prank posts featured as actual news on reputable news sites around the world. Some of our fake news posts have even circulated the Internet years after they were originally posted on our site, making us laugh out loud.
Our staff takes great pride in creating these magnificent posts every year. We hope you can look back on these posts and remember if you were fooled by us.
- “Fantastic Beasts 3” Title Revealed (April 1, 2020) - The title of the third "Fantastic Beasts" film has been revealed. What does it mean, and what can we expect?
- Newly Discovered Planet Named “Grawp” (April 1, 2020) - NASA scientists chose the name of a giant from "Harry Potter" for an ice giant in a neighboring solar system.
- Rupert Grint to Take Ice Cream Van on Tour of UK (April 1, 2020) - The Ron Weasley actor has announced he will be driving the van he famously bought with his "Harry Potter" earnings around the country, and he could be coming to a town near you!
- Daniel Radcliffe Cast as Marvel’s Newest Superhero (April 1, 2020) - Check out the beloved comic book character the "Harry Potter" star will be bringing to the big screen.
- Introducing MuggleNet Junior and MuggleNet After Dark (April 1, 2019) - MuggleNet is ushering in a new era for our upcoming 20th birthday, and our readers will be invited to engage in "Harry Potter" fandom in the way that best suits them.
- Ten Reasons “Twilight” Is Better Than “Harry Potter” (April 1, 2019) - No matter how you look at it, "Twilight" is clearly the superior book series. Here are the top ten reasons why.
- MYTHTERY: Is Mrs. Norris Really Filch’s Wife? (April 1, 2018) - Are Mrs. Norris and Filch hiding a secret? We find out the truth in the Department of MYTHteries!
- Rowling Weighs in on Sprout-Flitwick Relationship (April 1, 2018) - The Sprout-Flitwick shipping debacle continues with a comment from J.K. Rowling. Who knows what is official canon anymore?
- MYTHTERY: Who Really Cast the Patronus in “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”? (April 1, 2018) - Did Albus Severus get up to one other thing while using the Time-Turner? Delve into the Department of MYTHteries to find out!
- MYTHTERY: Is Willy Wonka Actually a Weasley? (April 1, 2018) - Have you ever considered just how alike Willy Wonka and George Weasley are? We lay down the facts here in the Department of MYTHteries!