As soon as a Hogwarts pupil, at all times a Hogwarts pupil. The solid of the massively profitable Harry Potter movies had an expertise like no different. In 2001, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone hit theaters, introducing the world to Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson — who performed the three lead characters from J.K. Rowling‘s novels — Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, and Hermione Granger, respectively.
Over the subsequent decade, the trio grew nearer and created an eternal connection.
“It’s been such an extraordinary experience to work with, primarily, the identical group of individuals for 10 years,” Radcliffe advised Larry King in 2011 forward of the final movie, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Half 2. “You develop such shut bonds with so many individuals that it — it feels odd that — although these bonds will nonetheless exist into the long run, it feels very, very unusual to not be going again to work with them subsequent yr.”
The group, together with most of the films’ different stars, together with Matthew Lewis, Tom Felton and Bonnie Wright, have stayed in contact since filming wrapped and have supported one another’s tasks.
Rowling, for her half, has additionally stored the followers’ love for Harry Potter alive. In 2020, amid the coronavirus pandemic, she launched “Harry Potter at Residence,” an internet site to assist mother and father hold their kids at residence entertained.
“We’re casting a Banishing Attraction on boredom!” the homepage for the positioning, which launched in April 2020, learn. “For over twenty years now, Hogwarts has been an escape for all – for readers and followers, younger and outdated. Through the unusual occasions we now discover ourselves in, we need to welcome you again to Hogwarts, the place you will see a pleasant retreat for you, your loved ones and people you're caring for.”
The next month, she introduced via the site that members of the Harry Potter world — and celeb followers — would every take a flip studying one of many chapters from the primary e-book and the movies would stay on-line. Radcliffe, Stephen Fry, David Beckham, Dakota Fanning, Claudia Kim, Noma Dumezweni and Eddie Redmayne have been simply among the stars who participated.
“Every can be studying completely different sections of this iconic e-book, with its themes of household, friendship, braveness and overcoming adversity, to households all over the world,” the press launch shared.
Scroll by means of the pictures under to see the solid of Harry Potter reuniting by means of the years.