‘Harry Potter’ cast reunites for 20th anniversary ‘Return to Hogwarts’ special

For the first time ever, Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson will join filmmaker Chris Columbus and other cast members from the “Harry Potter” films for a retrospective special, “Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts.”

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The special will tell an enchanting making-of story through new in-depth interviews and cast conversations, taking fans on a first-person journey through one of the most beloved film franchises of all time. Fans will be able to tune in right as the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Day, Jan. 1, 2022, on HBO Max; the special will also air in spring 2022 on TBS and Cartoon Network ahead of the theatrical release of “Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore.”

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Cast members joining the Golden Trio in the tribute include:

  • 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

“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 of 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.”

You can check out the trailer for “Return to Hogwarts” below, and stream it this New Year’s Day on HBO Max:

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts | Official Trailer | Max

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