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    Sep 29, 2015

    Here's What Matilda Would Have Been Like At Hogwarts, According To Mara Wilson

    The Matilda Hogwarts AU we've always needed. (Though Matilda probably would have gone to an American Wizarding school if we're dealing with the movie.)

    Anyone who watched the classic 1996 movie Matilda saw that the film's title character was in no way a muggle.

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    In fact, Matlida has long inspired beautiful Harry Potter-related musings.

    Almost twenty years later, Matilda's star, Mara Wilson, took to Twitter to lay out her thoughts on what Matilda at Hogwarts would have been like.

    HA. "Matilda is the story of Hermione if she'd been raised by the Dursleys." I can see it.

    So if you're wondering, Matlida would have been a hatstall who wound up in Gryffindor.

    Matilda would have also been split between Gryffindor and Ravenclaw, but ultimately go to the former.

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    She might have been too old to be BFFLs with the trio; she would have hung out with the teachers.

    She wouldn't have been in the clique, but they'd get along. She's older, and probably hung out with the teachers. https://t.co/4Rz2lPh7G7

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    But, of course, she would have loved their unstoppable curiosity.

    I imagine Matilda would, as a seventh year, see second year Harry, Ron, and Hermione in the restricted section, and smile to herself.

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    Warner Bros

    Pardon me, I think I have something in my eye.

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