Harry Potter 20th Anniversary special to reunite Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint


You’re at a wizard reunion, Harry.

Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint are among those set to reunite for the Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return To Hogwarts special on HBO Max.

The English actors have not made a public appearance together since the premiere of the last premiere of the franchise, Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2, in July 2011.

The trio of stars will be joining filmmaker Chris Columbus, who directed the blockbuster original film of the franchise Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone, to celebrate the movie which premiered 20 years ago today on November 16, 2001.

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They're back! Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, and Daniel Radcliffe, (seen left to right in 2001's Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone) are among those set to reunite for the Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return To Hogwarts special on HBO Max

They’re back! Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, and Daniel Radcliffe, (seen left to right in 2001’s Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone) are among those set to reunite for the Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return To Hogwarts special on HBO Max

Parting is such sweet sorrow: The English actors have not made a public appearance together since the premiere of the last premiere of the franchise, Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2, in New York City back in July 2011

Parting is such sweet sorrow: The English actors have not made a public appearance together since the premiere of the last premiere of the franchise, Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2, in New York City back in July 2011

Castmembers from all eight Harry Potter films will be reuniting for the retrospective special which is set to premiere on the WarnerMedia streaming platform on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2022.

According to HBO Max – where all films from the franchise could be streamed – the project will  ‘tell an enchanting making-of story through all-new, in-depth interviews and cast conversations.’

Several talented actors will be joining the main three stars including Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes, Tom Felton, Gary Oldman, Imelda Staunton, Bonnie Wright, Jason Isaacs, and many others.

Don't call it a comeback: Castmembers from all eight Harry Potter films will be reuniting for the retrospective special which is set to premiere on the WarnerMedia streaming platform on New Year's Day, January 1, 2022

Don’t call it a comeback: Castmembers from all eight Harry Potter films will be reuniting for the retrospective special which is set to premiere on the WarnerMedia streaming platform on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2022

Man with the plan: The trio of stars will be joining filmmaker Chris Columbus (seen in November 2001), who directed the blockbuster original film of the franchise Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone, to celebrate the movie which premiered 20 years ago today

Man with the plan: The trio of stars will be joining filmmaker Chris Columbus (seen in November 2001), who directed the blockbuster original film of the franchise Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone, to celebrate the movie which premiered 20 years ago today

Dynamic duo: Several talented actors will be joining the main three stars including Helena Bonham Carter (pictured), Ralph Fiennes, Tom Felton, Gary Oldman, Imelda Staunton, Bonnie Wright, Jason Isaacs, and many others

Talented: Ralph Fiennes is seen in November 2010

Dynamic duo: Several talented actors will be joining the main three stars including Helena Bonham Carter  (left), Ralph Fiennes (right), Tom Felton, Gary Oldman, Imelda Staunton, Bonnie Wright, Jason Isaacs, and many others

Casey Patterson whose production company is producing the special gushed over the cast as she said: ‘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.’

Of the upcoming special, President of Warner Bros. Global Kids, Young Adults and Classics Tom Ascheim said in the statement: ‘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.

Back in the day: Daniel, Emma, and Rupert are seen with David Heyman and Chris Columbus at the London premiere in November 2001

Back in the day: Daniel, Emma, and Rupert are seen with David Heyman and Chris Columbus at the London premiere in November 2001

Growing up: (from left) Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe, Jason Isaacs, Emma Watson, Ralph Fiennes, Rupert Grint, Miranda Richardson and Brendan Gleeson seen at the New York premiere of Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire in November 2005

Growing up: (from left) Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe, Jason Isaacs, Emma Watson, Ralph Fiennes, Rupert Grint, Miranda Richardson and Brendan Gleeson seen at the New York premiere of Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire in November 2005

Flying high: There will be a first look of the special during the premiere of quiz competition show Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses which airs Sunday, November 28 on TBS and Cartoon Network and is hosted by Helen Mirren

Flying high: There will be a first look of the special during the premiere of quiz competition show Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses which airs Sunday, November 28 on TBS and Cartoon Network and is hosted by Helen Mirren

‘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.’

The special will later air on channels TBS and Cartoon Network in spring 2022 before the theatrical release of  Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore.

There will also be a first look of the special during the premiere of quiz competition show  Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses which airs Sunday, November 28 on TBS and Cartoon Network and is hosted by Helen Mirren.

Incredible: Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone has grossed over $1billion over it's lifetime

Incredible: Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone has grossed over $1billion over it’s lifetime

Zap: It is one of the top selling franchises of all-time as the eight films have grossed $7.7billion

Zap: It is one of the top selling franchises of all-time as the eight films have grossed $7.7billion

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone has grossed over $1billion over it’s lifetime.

It is one of the top selling franchises of all-time as the eight films have grossed $7.7billion. 

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts is set to begin streaming on HBO Max on Saturday, January 1.

Highly-anticipated: Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts is set to begin streaming on HBO Max on Saturday, January 1

Highly-anticipated: Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts is set to begin streaming on HBO Max on Saturday, January 1

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