The magical world of Harry Potter and his friends is coming back on our screens once again!
Yes, the enchantments are about to explode as Harry Potter once again blesses us this winter with his family, friends, and he-who-must-not-be-names along with his Death Eaters.
As Christmas approaches its end, it’s time to grab your trunks, brooms, and wands, and board the Hogwarts Express from platform 9 3/4.
And you will board this train with all the cats and crew of the Harry Potter as they join us all after 20 years to celebrate the anniversary of their first movie together.
There will be laughter, there will be a feast, butterbeer, and a ton of Mrs. Weasely’s amazing homemade treats.
All of this is coming to Crave in Canada on January 1, 2022, just as the clock strikes 12 for New Year’s, that’s when all the magic begins.
Yes, you read it right the 20 anniversary special is going to release on Crave and HBO Max on the same day of release.
And before the 20th Anniversary special you can binge-watch all eight parts of Harry Potter on Crave.
But in case you are traveling abroad, you need a reliable VPN like ExpressVPN to stream Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Special on Crave since it is geo-blocked outside the Canada due to geo-blocking policies and streaming rights.
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What is the Harry Potter Anniversary Special About?
To celebrate 20 years since the first Harry Potter movie, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s stone came out, the cast and crew have decided to meet up and create a documentary, which is a memoir to all the cast members, the ones who are gone and for them to sit down and cherish the memories and the legacy they had created with their acting, storytelling.
Something that will remain a part of this earth for as long as the world goes on.
Because even after 20 years, people of all ages and backgrounds are as invested in this, as they were 20 years ago when the first movie came out.
The decision for the reunion came after HBO max rolled out successful special reunion episodes of Friends-The Reunion on HBO Max which drove people crazy and brought in a ton of audience and revenue for the streaming service.
What Time is the Harry Potter Anniversary Special Available in Canada?
On New Year’s! Yes, the Harry Potter Special reunion will be live on Crave in Canada on January 1st, 2021 at 12 AM sharp. So as the clock strikes 12, so do our screens. Forget the fireworks, it’s Harry Potter, you muggles!
Who will be a part of the Harry Potter Reunion?
The golden trio of Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), and Emma Watson (Hermione Granger), are given to be a part of the reunion. Apart from that, other major muggles, witches, and wizards that are going to be a part of the reunion are:
- Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange)
- Robbie Coltrane (Rubeus Hagrid)
- Ralph Fiennes (Lord Voldemort/Tom Riddle)
- Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy)
- Gary Oldman (Sirius Black)
- Imelda Staunton (Professor Umbridge)
- Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy)
- James Phelps (Fred Weasley)
- Oliver Phelps (George Wesely)
- Mark Williams (Arthur Weasley)
- Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley)
- Alfred Enoch (Dean Thomas)
- Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom)
- Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood)
- Ian Hart (Professor Quirrell)
JK Rowling will not be a part of the reunion. She will appear in the old archival videos, but not in person.
This may be linked to the recent transphobic controversy that Rowling got involved in, but no clear statement is out in the open, yet.
Can I Watch Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts on HBO Max in Canada?
Yes, you can watch Harry Potter’s 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts on HBO Max in Canada if you don’t watch it on Crave. But keep in mind that HBO Max is geo-blocked and only available in the USA. This means you need a VPN to access HBO Max in Canada.
Where can I watch Harry Potter return to Hogwarts?
Harry Potter reunion will go live on HBO Max, as they have the exclusive streaming rights for the documentary. If you live in Canada, you can watch the 20th Anniversary Special on Crave since it has the official streaming rights to broadcast some of the HBO content in Canada
Where can I watch Harry Potter for free 2021?
It is stated that Peacock TV has also acquired rights and will be streaming the reunion on their service, you can get Peacock with ads for free, or you can sign up for their free trial as well using a VPN, as Peacock TV is available in USA only.