J.K. Rowling's Pottermore to Publish Dolores Umbridge Story on Halloween

The witch and former Hogwarts professor was featured in the Harry Potter books and was played by Imelda Staunton in the films

J.K. Rowling's pottermore.com will post an original story about a key character from the Harry Potter books on Halloween, it was announced Friday.

The "special Halloween treat for Harry Potter fans" will focus on the witch and former Hogwarts professor Dolores Umbridge, according to pottermore.com.

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The character first appeared in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix as the Senior Undersecretary to the Minister for Magic. "Umbridge is not only one of the most malicious Potter characters, she is the only person other than Lord Voldemort to leave a permanent physical scar on Harry," according to pottermore.com.

It also provided a brief description of what fans can expect. "The new exclusive J.K. Rowling content provides a rich, 1,700-word backstory about Umbridge's life filled with many new details as well as Rowling's revealing first-person thoughts and reflections about the character," according to the site.

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