HARRY POTTER. The actors of the Harry Potter saga will come together for a special event celebrating the 20 years of the saga. But how and when to see it in France?
[Mis à jour le 17 novembre 2021 à 9h25] Fans of JK Rowling’s magical world will definitely not want to miss the event. After Friends, it’s Harry Potter’s turn to celebrate his twenty years in. For the occasion, a meeting between the actors is organized, entitled “return to Poudlar”. It will be broadcast on January 1, 2022 on HBO Max in the United States. In France, we do not yet know how we will be able to discover the reunion between Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint and the other actors of the franchise. As a reminder, for the meeting of the actors of Friends which also took place on HBO Max, it was posted online on the Salto streaming platform before being broadcast in VF on TF1.
This special Harry Potter event will be an opportunity to learn even more about the making-of of the seven films, also with interviews and conversations from the cast. The list of actors who will be back to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter has also been made official: Daniel radcliffe (Harry Potter), Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) and Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) will obviously be there. They will be accompanied by Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange), Robbie Coltrane (Hagrid), Ralph Fiennes (Voldemort), Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy), Gary oldman (Sirius Black), Imelda Staunton (Dolores Ombrage), Tom Felton (Drago Malfoy), James and Oliver Phelps (the Weasley twins), Mark Williams (Arthur Weasley), Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley), Alfred Enoch (Deann Thomas), Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom), Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood) and finally Ian Hart (Professor Quirrel). They will be joined by the director of the first two Harry Potter films, Chris Columbus.
Harry Potter is a cinematic saga adapting the seven novels of the same name by JK Rowling. From 2001 to 2011, a total of eight films recounted the adventures of the young wizard with glasses, who achieved the feat as a child of defeating the dreaded wizard Lord Voldemort. He then began his magical studies at Hogwarts school. At the cast, the cinematic saga revealed Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) and Emma watson (Hermione Granger) to the general public. Find below all the films of the Harry Potter saga.
Harry Potter sequels and spin-offs
Even if the character of Harry Potter no longer specifically inspires JK Rowling, that does not mean that the author and Warner Bros have stopped exploiting her universe in the cinema. In 2016, Rowling signed the screenplay for Fantastic Beasts 1 and 2, the films of a spin-off saga dedicated to Newt Scorpion, Dumbledore’s protected wizard and great connoisseur of magical creatures. Successful, there are expected to be five films in the Fantastic Beasts Saga in total.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a play staged for the first time in London in 2016. It tells the story of Harry Potter, 19 years after “Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows”. Still written by JK Rowling (assisted by Jack Thorne and John Tiffany), the play depicts the young man, now 37, struggling to understand his youngest son, Albus Severus, who is about to return to school. at Hogwarts and has a hard time coming to terms with his father’s immense fame.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has 4 acts, and the play lasts 4h30. JK Rowling has announced that this play will be the last to feature the character of Harry Potter. The actors are however different from those of the film, since they are theater actors who can be seen on stage. The cast has changed since the play’s premiere in 2016. A real success in the English-speaking world, it was first performed in London, then in Australia and on Broadway (New York).
Possible projects around Harry Potter
With the exception of the sequel to the Fantastic Beasts saga (planned in five films), no film project around the Harry Potter universe is planned. The play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is not expected to be suitable for theatrical purposes at this time, while JK Rowling let it be known in 2016 that the Harry Potter character is not expected to reappear in new stories in the future. Discussions around a series that would take place in the magical universe invented by …