Did you know Emma Watson almost QUIT her role as Hermione Granger in Harry Potter?
In the upcoming Harry Potter reunion special, ‘Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts’ Emma Watson who essayed the character of Hermione Granger in the popular franchise revealed that she almost considered quitting her role.
Emma’s character Hermione Granger has had immense popularity across the world. As reported by Digital Spy, Emma revealed that she was ‘scared.’ “I think I was scared. I don’t know if you ever felt like it got to a tipping point where you were like, ‘This is kind of forever now’, “It was around the time of Order of the Phoenix when things started getting spicy for all of us,” she added.
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Further, she stated that her fans wanted the cast to succeed but she noticed that the fame had ‘hit home.’ “The fame thing had finally hit home – in a big way. No-one had to convince me to see it through. The fans genuinely wanted me to succeed, and they all genuinely have each other’s backs. How great is that?” she said.
Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts will premiere on January 1 and it will air on Amazon Prime Videos.
The popular reunion special will feature Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint alongside Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane, Ralph Fiennes, Jason Isaacs, Gary Oldman, Tom Felton, James Phelps, Oliver Phelps, Mark Williams, Bonnie Wright, Alfred Enoch, Matthew Lewis, and Evanna Lynch. Filmmakers David Heyman, Chris Columbus, Alfonso Cuarón, Mike Newell, and David Yates will also be a part of the special. The cast will return to Hogwarts to revisit the memorable moments from the movies. It is set to be a two-hour nostalgia ride for fans.