After 20 years from the first film, Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone, the franchise will celebrate its 20th Anniversary in the early new year. Special on HBO Max the stars of this magical franchise will gather together to celebrate this event. This special programme titled Return to Hogwarts will be released on January 1st 2022. The original cast finally reunited after 20 years after the first film release.
Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grin will discuss these films with American filmmaker Chris Columbus and explore their creativity in-depth. This programme was announced exactly 20 years after the US release of the first film on November 16th 2001.
The official trailer from HBO indicating the announcement of a special programme for this famous magical franchise featured clips from several films and promised “the legendary cast” would return “to where the magic start”.
The Harry Potter films were adapted from serial novels written by J.K. Rowling. The first book was published on June 26th, 1997 by Bloomsbury Publishing, United Kingdom. This series was published every year until the 4th book in 2000. It took three years for Rowling to finish the 5th book and finally it was released in 2003. The story continued until the 7th book as the last chapter of Harry Potter’s journey.
Rowling’s works hit the big screen in 2001 which was the start of the Harry Potter franchise in the box office. By livening up Rowling’s magical world, all of the Harry Potter films never disappoint any fans and have become a big success until the very end which everybody loves.