The Harry Potter Cast Are Reuniting For A 20th Anniversary Special
17 November 2021, 10:57
The Harry Potter reunion special was announced on Tuesday – here's everything you need to know about the 20th anniversary.
Listen to this article
A Harry Potter reunion has been confirmed!
The television special, 'Return to Hogwarts', was announced by the network HBO Max – the event will be available to watch exclusively on their platform on New Years Day, January 1st 2022.
The exciting news broke on November 16th, exactly two decades since Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone hit cinemas!
Actors who played the beloved trio of Harry Potter, Hermione Granger and Rupert Grint will be joined by Chris Columbus, the director of the first two flicks; The Philosopher's Stone and The Chamber of Secrets.
The feature will include cast and crew discussing the process of making the movies over 20 years ago!
A trailer was released to announce the 'Max Original Event' which featured footage from best scenes throughout all seven films.
"For the first time ever the legendary cast returns," the trailer teased, "to where the magic started."
The likes of Ralph Fiennes (Voldemort), Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange), Gary Oldman (Sirius Black) and Tom Felton among more are also set to make a fantastical return.
Some of the cast even took to social media to gush over the project, Emma Watson posted to Instagram: "Had to break out the Time-Turner one last time for this…"
She also shared a dedication post to her experience working on the movies for a decade, she sweetly said: "Harry Potter was my home, my family, my world and Hermione (still is) my favourite fictional character of all time."
Tom Felton, who portrayed Draco Malfoy, shared the trailer online and captioned it: "Is this what school homecoming is like? Mark your calendars for New Years Day."
2022 can't come soon enough!