Harry Potter 20th anniversary special to reunite Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and more

Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson

The famous trio returned.

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Twenty years after the release of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer, cast members including Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson will reunite to discuss the making of the film. A special called Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: ​​Return to Hogwarts premieres on January 1 on HBO Max and will feature “in-depth interviews and cast conversations” along with filmmaker Chris Columbus, in addition to “other esteemed cast members throughout all eight Harry Potter films., Warner Media said in a statement Tuesday.

Some of those cast members include Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane, Ralph Fiennes, Jason Isaacs, Gary Oldman, Tom Felton, Bonnie Wright and Evanna Lynch.

“It’s been an incredible journey since the film’s debut Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, and seeing how it evolved into this remarkable interconnected universe was magical to say the least,” said Tom Ascheim, president of Warner Bros. Kids, Young Adults and Classics. “This retrospective is a tribute to all whose lives have been affected by this cultural phenomenon – from the talented cast and crew who poured their heart and soul into this extraordinary film franchise to the passionate fans who continue to preserve the spirit of the Wizarding World alive 20 years later. ”

The 20th anniversary special will also air on TBS and Cartoon Network in spring 2022, just before the theatrical release of Wonderful Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secrets. You can see an exclusive first look at the special gathering during the premiere of a Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses quiz that debuts Nov. 28 on TBS and Cartoon Network. (The four-part contest will also begin streaming on HBO Max on January 1.)

Here’s a preview for the Harry Potter anniversary celebration event.

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