Harry Potter: Helen Mirrer Slated to Present Commemorative Series
According to the website deadline, actress Dame Helen Mirren has been cast to present Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses. The production will be a competition series and was the way Warner Bros. found to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the first film in the franchise.
Although few details so far have been revealed, the event is expected to test the knowledge of fans of Harry Potter, offering a grand prize to the winner of the contest.
After the announcement that Mirren will be present in the series, Tom Ascheim, president of Warner Bros., spoke. “We’re creating an arena for movie fan leagues from Harry Potter flex their knowledge of the Wizarding World, and no one better than Dame Helen Mirren to add a little grandeur to this event that will debut on our WarnerMedia brands and platforms,” he said.
The British actress also spoke about the matter. “I knew that one day I would get a role in Harry Potter, and I am very happy to participate in the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the franchise. The films have inspired such enchantment and wonder for many of us, and it will be a pleasure to rekindle that magic for the countless fans who continue to revel in this fascinating world,” said Mirren.
Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses is being scheduled to take place at the end of September. Episodes of the series will be broadcast later this year on American television and will soon be available on HBO Max.
Harry Potter: Learn more about the movie series
Harry Potter is a series of films inspired by the saga of books by writer JK Rowling, whose story is based on the adventures of a young man who suddenly discovers himself as a wizard.
In all, the franchise has 7 movies. They all starred Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter, Rupert Grint as Ron Weasley and Emma Watson as Hermione Granger.
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