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 exactly 20 years ago.
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.
It will premiere on 1 January 2022 on HBO GO.
Alumni of the film franchise will join the memorable tribute, including 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, and Ian Hart, among others.
Tom Ascheim, President, Warner Bros. Global Kids, Young Adults and Classics, said:
“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.
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.”
Fans can jumpstart their Wizarding World celebration and gear up for the retrospective by checking out the 20th-anniversary hub content on WizardingWorld.com. For more from the Wizarding World, you can also watch a brand-new four-part competition event, Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament Of Houses, which streams weekly from Monday, 29 November 2021 on HBO GO.
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.
In addition, you can stream all eight Harry Potter movies on HBO GO, and the first four of the Harry Potter 8-movie series on Cartoon Network on Saturdays at 8pm in November and December 2021. The final four titles will debut on Cartoon Network in early 2022.
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Check out the teaser for the Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Return To Hogwarts below: