The most recent trailer for HBO Max’s Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts gives us a closer look at the much-anticipated reunion.
The Harry Potter series had a big year in 2021, which says a lot considering it didn’t have much to offer in terms of content. Despite the ongoing controversy surrounding author J.K. Rowling, Warner Bros. has moved forward with the creation of new Wizarding World projects and has begun marketing Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore, the third episode in the prequel film franchise.
In the midst of all of this, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone marked its 20th anniversary in November, providing the ideal chance to reunite the cast of the franchise.
15 Harry Potter Actor Interviews
Harry Potter’s 20th Anniversary premiered on HBO Max on New Year’s Day, bringing together several familiar names from all eight films. The stars have reunited on the original Harry Potter sets, from Tom Felton to Gary Oldman, to reflect on the franchise’s legacy and the production of the films.
The conversation between the leading trio of Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint will be the most fascinating aspect of Return to Hogwarts. In the run-up to the special’s premiere, fans have already been given multiple sneaks peeks.
With only a few days till the broadcast of Return to Hogwarts, HBO Max has released a longer trailer for the Harry Potter special. It includes fresh interviews with numerous returning stars as they reflect on the films that shaped a generation. In total, 15 cast interviews are featured in the new video, including moments from Matthew Lewis and Evanna Lynch.
Take a look at the video below
The fact that HBO Max was able to bring together so many individuals for Return to Hogwarts is a testimony to how popular the series continues to be.
Part of the charm of the Harry Potter franchise was how it mixed experienced actors like Gary Oldman and Helena Bonham Carter with up-and-comers like Radcliffe, Watson, and Grint. It’s thrilling to see them all together again, which makes Return to Hogwarts so wonderful. After all, the Harry Potter cast hasn’t been this close since the films were released.