J.K. Rowling Reveals the Secret About Snape That She Told Alan Rickman

J.K. Rowling Reveals the Secret About Snape
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In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, fans finally learned the truth about Snape’s intentions, but Alan Rickman had been long privy to some information that helped him play the character fairly. After Rickman’s passing, J.K. Rowling revealed that she told the actor “what lies behind the word ‘always.’” [USA Today]

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