Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint to reunite for HBO Max Harry potter special
After giving us a Friends meeting and a Sex and the city reboot, HBO Max is proving to be the go-to hangout for 30-something who desperately needs a shot of yesteryear, as the streaming network just announced its biggest nostalgic millennial reboot yet, a Harry potter special meeting which falls early next year.
Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson to join Harry potter and the sorcerer’s stone director Chris Columbus and other cast members of the Eight Harry potter films for an “HBO Max Retrospective Special” to celebrate the first film’s 20th anniversary. Yes, you read that right. You’ve been camping in front of the cinema for 20 years to see Harry potter and the sorcerer’s stone for the first time.
Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts will premiere on HBO Max on New Years Day, January 1, 2022.
According to HBO Max (via Variety), the special is “an enchanting making-of story through all-new in-depth interviews and conversations with the cast.” And when we say “other cast members,” we literally mean everyone. We’re talking about Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane, Ralph Fiennes, Jason Isaacs, Gary Oldman, Imelda Staunton, Tom Felton, James Phelps, Oliver Phelps, Mark Williams, Bonnie Wright, Alfred Enoch, Matthew Lewis, Evanna Lynch and Ian Hart, to name a few.
“It has been an incredible journey from the start of the Harry potter and the sorcerer’s stone movie, and seeing how it evolved into this remarkable interconnected universe has been magical to say the least, ”a Warner Bros. official said. in a press release. “This retrospective is a tribute to all whose lives have been touched by this cultural phenomenon – from the talented cast and crew who put their heart and soul into this extraordinary film franchise to the passionate fans who continue to hold the spirit alive. of the wizarding world alive 20 years later. “
This new Harry potter special seems inspired by the very popular Friends May 2021 reunion which saw Jennifer Aniston and the gang revisit real life settings from Warner Bros. where they filmed the beloved TV series. For the next wizarding retrospective, the Harry potter Actors will also collect and tour the “Hogwarts Original Sets” at the Warner Bros. exhibit. Studio Tour London: “The Making of Harry Potter”.
Emma Watson shared a loving tribute to the series that made it, and Hermione, a household name, writing on Instagram in part, “Harry Potter was my home, my family, my world and Hermione (is still) my character from favorite fiction of all time. “
If you can’t wait until January 1, 2022 for this exclusive HP content, a “first look” of the special will debut at the premiere of the new quiz Harry Potter: Hogwarts Houses Tournament. The Hogwarts-inspired competition show premieres November 28, 2021 on TBS and Cartoon Network and gives fans a preview of the upcoming Back to Hogwarts.
“For the very first time, the legendary cast returns to where the magic began.” Can. Not. Wait.