The highly anticipated reunion of the cast of Harry Potter in the 20th anniversary special ‘Return to Hogwarts’ released on Saturday. Fans were emotional. 

The Return to Hogwarts reunion will see actors Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) and Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) reminisce about the years it took to film the franchise, alongside a plethora of other stars.

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Actors who are also returning alongside the golden trio include James and Oliver Phelps, Matthew Lewis, Evanna Lynch, Bonnie Wright and Epsom ‘s Tom Felton.

The fans of Harry Potter series took to social media to express about how they felt after watching the reunion.

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Here are a few tweet: 

For the fans, the reunion promises to be a nostalgic joy ride, with behind-the-scenes footage and candid cast interviews. Apart from the main trio of Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint, it will also be featuring Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange), Robbie Coltrane (Rubeus Hagrid), Ralph Fiennes (Lord Voldemort), Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy), Gary Oldman (Sirius Black), Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy), James Phelps (Fred Weasley), Oliver Phelps (George Weasley), among many others.  

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The creator and author of the stories, JK Rowling, would only be featuring in the special through archival interviews from 2019. The reason behind her absence has not been officially confirmed by the author, film studio Warner Bros or the broadcaster HBO, but it’s speculated that her comments, considered transphobic by many, could be the cause.