HARRY POTTER: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint & Emma Watson To Reunite For 20th Anniversary Special On HBO Max

HARRY POTTER: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint & Emma Watson To Reunite For 20th Anniversary Special On HBO Max

For the first time ever, Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson are set to reunite on the most magical of nights for the 20th Anniversary of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone!

Ten years after Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 brought a close to their decade-long journey, Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), and Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) are set to reunite on one very magical night for Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts, an HBO Max special event that will premiere on New Year's Day, January 1, 2022.

The long-awaited reunion will celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the first film, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, and will see the iconic trio also share the stage with their original director Chris Columbus and a wide variety of their legendary co-stars, including Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange), Robbie Coltrane (Rubeus Hagrid), Ralph Fiennes (Lord Voldemort), Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy), Gary Oldman (Sirius Black), Imelda Staunton (Dolores Umbridge), Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy), James Phelps (Fred Weasley), Oliver Phelps (George Weasley), Mark Williams (Arthur Weasley), Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley), Alfred Enoch (Dean Thomas), Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom), Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood), Ian Hart (Quirinus Quirrell), and more.

While an official length is to-be-determined, the retrospective will delve into the making of all eight films with new in-depth interviews and cast conversations, so it should be well worth the wait. 

Additionally, the special will only be a timed HBO Max-exclusive, and will make its global debut on TBS and Cartoon Network in Spring 2022, ahead of the April 15th theatrical launch date of Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore.

For the First Time Ever, Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson and
Legendary Cast Members from All Eight Films Reunite for
Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts,
Premiering Jan. 1 on HBO Max

Iconic Cast Includes 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, Ian Hart,
Filmmaker Chris Columbus and More

Retrospective Special Produced by Warner Bros. Unscripted Television
with Casey Patterson and Pulse Films Celebrates 20 Years Since
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Film Release

Nov. 16, 2021­ – Burbank, CA – Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson join filmmaker Chris Columbus and other esteemed cast members across all eight Harry Potter films as they travel back to Hogwarts for the first time to celebrate the anniversary of the franchise’s first film, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, which premiered 20 years ago today. The retrospective special Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts will tell an enchanting making-of story through all-new in-depth interviews and cast conversations, inviting fans on a magical first-person journey through one of the most beloved film franchises of all time. The highly-anticipated retrospective will be a capstone event of the holiday season, dropping as the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Day, Jan. 1, on HBO Max. The special will also debut on TBS and Cartoon Network in spring 2022 ahead of the Warner Bros. Pictures theatrical debut of Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore and will roll out globally with more details to come.
 
Alumni of the film franchise will join the memorable tribute, including Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane, Ralph FiennesJason Isaacs, Gary Oldman, Imelda Staunton, Tom Felton, James PhelpsOliver PhelpsMark Williams, Bonnie Wright, Alfred Enoch, Matthew LewisEvanna Lynch, and Ian Hart, among othersHarry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts will honor the magic behind the making of the films and the beautiful family created at Warner Bros. Studios London two decades ago. It will also celebrate the unparalleled legacy of the Harry Potter film franchise and its indelible impact on the hearts, minds, and imaginations of families and fans around the world.
 
“It has been an incredible journey since the debut of the Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone film, and witnessing how it has evolved into this remarkable interconnected universe has been magical to say the least,” said Tom Ascheim, President, Warner Bros. Global Kids, Young Adults and Classics. “This retrospective is a tribute to everyone whose lives were touched 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 keep the Wizarding World spirit alive 20 years later.” 
 
“There’s magic in the air here with this incredible cast, as they all return home to the original sets of Hogwarts, where they began 20 years ago. The excitement is palpable as they prepare to take their fans on a very special and personal journey, through the making of these incredible films,” said executive producer Casey Patterson. 
 
Produced by Warner Bros. Unscripted Television in association with Warner Horizon at the iconic Warner Bros. Studio Tour London—The Making of Harry Potter, Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts is executive produced by Casey Patterson of Casey Patterson Entertainment (A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote) and Pulse Films (Beastie Boys Story).

Fans can jumpstart their Wizarding World celebration and gear up for the retrospective by checking out the 20th anniversary hub content on WizardingWorld.com. An exclusive first look at the special will debut during the premiere of Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses on Nov. 28 (8:00 p.m. ET/PT) on TBS and Cartoon Network. The bracket-style quiz competition, hosted by Helen Mirren, will feature fans competing to take home the Tournament of Houses championship trophy and will feature magical cameos by Harry Potter film alumni Tom Felton, Simon Fisher-Becker, Shirley Henderson and Luke Youngblood, as well as superfans Pete Davidson and Jay Leno. The epic, four-part competition event will also begin streaming on HBO Max on Jan. 1.

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