Plan movie bosses a Harry Potter was filmed specifically for the 20th anniversary of the first film, with the hope that big stars like Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint would attend, it was claimed.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone hit theaters in November 2001, instantly starring Daniel, Emma and Rupert, who played the central trio of Harry, Hermione and Ron.
Other actors in the franchise have also reportedly been invited to attend the reunion, which will be filmed on the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London later this month.
A source said The sun: “The planned show is kept secret, as franchise bosses want to attract talent first.
“It would be fantastic if they could do it and offer the cast a lot of money to reunite.
“A lot of the actors moved on, but the films made them superstars.”
They added that those who participated in the franchise have “fond memories” of their time on the set, which makes the organizers “hopeful that it will happen”.
It has been suggested that The success of the Friends reunion, in which the series stars Jennifer Aniston, David Schwimmer, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matthew Perry and Matt Le Blanc appeared together for the first time since the show ended in 2004, inspired the idea.
There were revelations – including those of Jennifer and David’s mutual crush – and headlines sparked around the world as international fans met popular TV characters from the past.
Something similar could be the case for the Harry Potter cast, who also started the careers of Tom Felton, Evanna Lynch, Katie Leung, Bonnie Wright, Matthew Lewis, Harry Melling, and Alfred Enoch.
Let’s not forget about a Robert Pattinson who appeared as Cedric Diggory in the fourth film, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire – but he could be too busy being Batman to be part of.
The director of the first Harry Potter film, Chris Columbus, also announced his desire to direct a film version of The Cursed Child, the theatrical sequel to the book series by JK Rowling, which plays when the gang grows up.
Speak with diversityhe said, “It’s a great play and the kids are actually the right age to play these roles. It’s a little fantasy of mine. ‘
A reunion could be the perfect place to showcase this idea, coincidentally …
Metro.co.uk has reached out to representatives from Daniel, Emma, Rupert and Warner Bros. Studio Tour London for comment.
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