Roll up, roll up. A new Harry Potter fan theory has been confirmed, and people on the internet are completely losing it.

The trailer for the latest movie, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindleward, was released yesterday, and it has confirmed a popular theory about Voldemort's snake, Nagini.

In the Harry Potter series, Nagini and Voldermort are extremely close, and the snake is one of Voldermort's horcruxes.

In 2017, the first cast photo for the movie identified Claudia Kim as a Maledictus, which is described on Pottermore as:

A carrier of a blood curse which will ultimately destine them to transform permanently into a beast.

The trailer has revealed much more about Kim's character, and confirmed the suspicions of Nagini's original story - at one point showing her transforming into a snake.

Fans were quick to call upon the series' author, JK Rowling herself, to find out if Nagini was an Animagus, a witch or wizard that can transform into an animal, or a Maldeictus.

She didn't leave them disappointed. In a string of tweets, she wrote:

Not an Animagus. A Maledictus. Big difference.

She then expanded:

They're different conditions. Maledictuses are always women, whereas werewolves can be either sex. The Maledictus carries a blood curse from birth, which is passed down from mother to daughter.

Wow, that's big.

Overexcited, Kim finally made the announcement on Twitter:

Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, Claudia Kim also revealed more about her character:

It will be so interesting to see another side of Nagini. You’ve only seen her as a Horcrux. In this, she’s a wonderful and vulnerable woman who wants to live. She wants to stay a human being and I think that’s a wonderful contrast to the character.

She does feel sometimes it’s not controllable. She is bound to [permanently] transform at some point to a beast so she feels this pressure that the clock is ticking.

She has powers that are yet to be explored. I can’t confirm she has powers like wizards have. And she doesn’t have a wand.

Fans were quick to express their excitement at the revelation.

While some were conflicted, and thought that the casting was inappropriate.

Others defended the decision.

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