Daniel Radcliffe responds to Harry Potter TV casting rumour 8 months ago

Daniel Radcliffe responds to Harry Potter TV casting rumour

Harry Potter fans have been wondering if he might return as a Hogwarts teacher.

Earlier this year, we reported that a new Harry Potter adaptation was in the works between HBO and author J.K. Rowling.


2022's The Secrets of Dumbledore made just $404 million worldwide, over $390 million less than the previous lowest entry in the Harry Potter franchise - the massive popularity of recent video game Hogwarts Legacy proves that there is still a lot of love for the World Of Wizarding.

The idea for the series would be for each book in the series to be adapted into one season of the show, which would give HBO a seven-season series to work with.

While there has been no updates yet in terms of producers (aside from Rowling), directors or actors, but there have been rumours - or maybe just some online fan daydreaming - that Daniel Radcliffe could return as one of the teachers at Hogwarts. Deadline recently caught up with the OG Harry himself, and asked Radcliffe if he'd be back for the show:

"I don't think so, no. Certainly, everything I've read about the series they're starting fresh, so it'd be a bit weird to have me pop in... I think that Harry Potter was always destined to become like Sherlock Holmes... There's probably an eight-year-old kid out there whose life is going to change in a couple years, so my brain does go there."


There is no set release date for Harry Potter: The Series yet, as production on the project hasn't even begun yet. And with the writer's strike still under way, we wouldn't expect to see the show arrive on HBO - or on Sky and NOW over here - until 2026 or even later.

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