The highly anticipated retrospective special Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts is due to premiere in less than a month, and the first image from the set has been revealed!
This year marks 20 years since the release of the first Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (also known as the Sorcerer’s Stone), which is based on the first book in the series. Seven more films would go on to follow in the legendary franchise, with iconic characters that have become a staple across pop culture today.
The special will reunite Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, and other esteemed cast members and filmmakers across all eight Harry Potter films for the first time to celebrate the anniversary of the franchise’s first film. It 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.
Check out a sneak peek of Grint, Watson, and Radcliffe reuniting below.
In addition to the main trio, additional Harry Potter film alumni joining the memorable tribute include Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane, Ralph Fiennes, Jason Isaacs, Gary Oldman, Tom Felton, James Phelps, Oliver Phelps, Mark Williams, Bonnie Wright, Alfred Enoch, Matthew Lewis, and Evanna Lynch, among others.
Harry Potter 20th: Return to Hogwarts will premiere on HBO Max on January 1, 2022. In the meantime, make sure to check out our series of 20th anniversary Harry Potter articles here.