In the big streaming special for the 20th anniversary of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone”, the stars reveal one or the other secret. We will summarize some of them.

Rupert Grint (33), Emma Watson (31) and Daniel Radcliffe (32) are campaigning for the new Harry Potter special «Return to Hogwarts» together and reminisce about their time as stars of the film series.

 Emma Watson wanted to get out of Harry Potter films

The special was produced on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the first film “Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone”. This is what the three child stars looked like back then.

 Emma Watson wanted to get out of Harry Potter films

Emma Watson mentions in the special, among other things, that she fell head over heels into her co-star Tom during the production of the films Felton had a crush. “But nothing romantic ever happened between us,” said Watson.

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  • is aboutIn the streaming special “Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: ​​Return to Hogwarts”, the stars of the Harry Potter film series indulge in memories of the shooting.

  • One or the other topic, that has not yet been discussed in detail, comes up here.

  • Among other things, Emma Watson (31) reveals that she suffered from her fame and in the middle of the film series with the Thought to get out.

Since the beginning of the year, the reunion special for the 20th anniversary of the first Harry Potter film can be streamed (in this country on Sky Show). In “Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: ​​Return to Hogwarts” Daniel Radcliffe (32), Emma Watson (31), Rupert Grint (33) and other stars of the popular film series meet again and review the time on the film set.

The actors share a whole range of details from their Harry Potter time. We'll summarize five of them.

Eternal search for Harry

Chris Columbus (63), the director of the first two Harry Potter films, describes how difficult it was to mark the anniversary to occupy the title role. “Insane” was the search for the perfect Harry. You just couldn't find a boy who would have fit for the role.

Daniel Radcliffe was finally discovered by Columbus himself – in the BBC film “David Copperfield”. It dawned on him as soon as he saw Radcliffe on TV. «I knew: this is Harry Potter. This is the child we've been looking for for months », says Columbus.

Real candles were hung up

In the “great hall” where the characters ate at Hogwarts, floating candles can be seen in the Harry Potter films. It was filmed for “Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone” with real, burning candles that were hung with fine threads. “At some point the threads burned through and the candles all fell to the floor,” says Radcliffe with a laugh in the special. «That was one of my favorite moments on the film set.»

 Emma Watson wanted to get out of Harry Potter films

No computer-generated trickery, but real candles: They were hung with threads in the set in the first Harry Potter film.

Rickman knew about Snape

about SnapeWhen the first films in the series hit theaters, author J.K. Rowling (56) is still busy writing the books for the final parts. Accordingly, the actors did not know what end their characters would expect. Actor Alan Rickman insisted, according to Daniel Radcliffe, that Rowling reveals to him how things are going with his character Severus Snape.

The late actor always kept the “inside information” about Snape to himself and did not once inaugurated the direction. “I'll tell you later,” according to Radcliffe, Rickman replied to questions about Snape.

Watson thought about leaving

When “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” went into production, Emma Watson toyed with the idea of ​​leaving. The pressure and fame reached a level with the fifth installment in the series where they became a problem for the actress. “This whole fame was finally at a high point,” said Watson in the special. «I think I was scared.»

The trailer for the special “Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: ​​Return to Hogwarts”.

Crushing on Helena Bonham Carter

In the special shows a letter that Daniel Radcliffe once wrote to her. In greeting to the actress who played Bellatrix Lestrange in the Harry Potter series, it says: “I really love you and I just wish that I would have been born ten years earlier.”

In Radcliffe wrote his declaration of love to his older colleague that he “might have had a chance” then. In the special, they both laugh heartily at the letter Radcliffe wrote as a teenager. “I'll keep this forever,” said Bonham Carter.

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By Teresa Tapmleton

Teresa Tampleton has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Nizh TEkegram, Teresa Tampleton worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teresa@ntelegram.com 1-800-268-7341

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