Oops! Harry Potter Fans were thrown back with a lot of nostalgia during the HBO Max Reunion special. Harry Potter 20th Birthday: Return to Hogwartswhich premiered on New Years Day.
But one setback that shouldn’t have been in the mix was shown in a child’s photo of actress Emma Watson, who played Hermione Granger in all eight films.
On the special, Watson, 31, talked about being cast in the lead role of Harry’s Bookmart beast and said she’d been involved with the character from a young age, reading the books with her father and brother when she was about came out at the time she was 8.
The footage was then cut into a photo of a little girl with large Minnie Mouse ears. But an eagle-eyed fan pointed out on Twitter that this was actually not a photo of Watson, but rather another famous Emma – Emma Roberts.
In fact, in February 2012, Roberts, 30, posted this throwback photo on her Instagram account and wrote, “Minnie Mouse Ears!”
Producers approved for the Reunion Special Error in a statement too Weekly entertainment, saying: “Well discovered Harry Potter Fans! You have drawn our attention to a processing error in an incorrectly labeled photo. New version available soon. “
Neither Watson nor Roberts commented on the mishap, but Watson shared their own setback after the special was released. You post a picture of you and co-star Daniel Radcliffe, who fell asleep together while filming what appears to be the seventh film. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, she wrote: “20 years ✨ ♥ ️ @hbomax #returntohogwarts.”
During the special, Watson spoke about a variety of topics, including her inner struggle with returning to the blockbuster franchise for the fifth film, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
“The fame thing had finally caught on,” Watson admitted when asked about director David Yates’ claim that she was considering retiring. “Nobody had to convince me to go through with this. The fans really wanted you to be successful and everyone really had their backs on each other.
Harry Potter 20th Birthday: Return to Hogwarts currently streaming on HBO Max.
Reference from etonline