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HBO Max will reunite the cast of Harry Potter and the philosopher’s stone two decades after its premiere

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HBO Max will reunite the cast of Harry Potter and the philosopher's stone two decades after its premiere

Two decades after the premiere of harry potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the first cinematic installment of that franchise based on the novel series by English writer JK Rowling, HBO Max announced that will launch a special featuring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint along with the rest of the cast and director Chris Columbus, who can be seen on the streaming platform on January 1.

As reported by the specialized site Variety, is about Return to hogwarts (Return to hogwarts, in Spanish and in reference to the iconic school of wizardry of the plot), a production with which the WarnerMedia conglomerate will celebrate the 20th anniversary of one of the most successful contents in its catalog.

Radcliffe, Watson and Grint, who respectively gave life to Harry, Hermione and Ron – the trio of friends who starred in the adventures seen in the eight films of the saga-, will be accompanied by Columbus (My poor angel, Potato forever) and other members of the cast that was part of the franchise that ended with the second part of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in 2011.

Among the interpreters who will join the meeting are the renowned Ralph Fiennes, Ian Hart, Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane, Jason Isaacs, Gary Oldman and Imelda Staunton, and will also be present Tom Felton, James and Oliver Phelps, Mark Williams, Bonnie Wright , Alfred Enohc, Matthe Lewis and Evanna Lynch.

Daniel Radcliffe In &Quot;Harry Potter And The Philosopher

Daniel Radcliffe in “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone”, when it all began. Photo: Warner Bros.

A New Years gift

The special, that will disembark on the platform on New Years Day, will focus on telling how the novel was adapted to the cinema and how it was developed for the big screen with in-depth interviews previously unreleased and conversations with the interpreters, creatives and technicians involved.

“Since the premiere of harry potter and the Philosopher’s Stone that this is an amazing journey, and witness today how it evolved in this extraordinary and interconnected universe was magical“Tom Ascheim, president of the classic and children’s and young adult content area of ​​Warner Bros., told reporters in a statement to the press.”

The truth is that, in addition, the saga of eight films, to which the spin-offs were added, tributed its producers around $ 7.8 billion at the box office, a number that makes it one of the most successful in history, surpassed by The Avengers. Meanwhile, the sale of their DVDs is estimated at about 2,000 more.

Gary Oldman As Sirius Black, Alongside Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter).  Photo: Warner Bros.

Gary Oldman as Sirius Black, alongside Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter). Photo: Warner Bros.

In that sense, the executive added that “this retrospective is a tribute to all the people whose lives were touched by this cultural phenomenonFrom the talented cast and crew that put their hearts and souls into this extraordinary franchise to the passionate fans who twenty years later continue to keep the spirit of the Wizarding World alive. “

Hearings may have a first preview of the special during the premiere of the competition and riddles program Hogwarts House Tournament, which will be broadcast from next November 28 on the Cartoon Network signal with the conduction of the acclaimed actress Helen Mirren, after which it will also arrive on HBO Max on January 1.

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