We still have more than a week before the script for "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" goes on sale, but although most of the play's plot is still a secret, some revelations are trickling out. The official HarryPotter Play Twitter account released a short video on Wednesday in which Anthony Boyle, who plays Draco Malfoy's son, Scorpius, reveals a surprising side to the scion of the evil wizard.
Harry and Draco met memorably in the first book at Madam Malkin's Robes for All Occasions and pretty much hated each other on sight. But Scorpius has been raised surrounded by only Malfoys, and turns out he's longing for some same-age pals.
"Suddenly, Albus comes into the (train) carriage, and it's the first time [Scorpius] has ever socialized with someone from his peer group without a family member or a supervisor there," Boyle says. "So he has a bit of a panic and just wants to be his friend immediately, and Rose Granger-Weasley doesn't take too kindly to him. She thinks he's a bit odd because he is, but Albus quite likes him."
What's that? A Potter-Malfoy friendship? Perhaps there is hope for world peace. Maybe dogs and cats can now lie down together and even Kirk supporters and Picard loyalists can find a middle ground. Well, maybe not that last one.