This week marks the 20th anniversary of the first installment of the Wizarding World, harry potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. A film that started one of the largest and most successful franchises in cinema, which showed the world to Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson What Harry, Ron and Hermione under the direction of Chris Columbus.
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Director Chris Columbus was fortunate to direct not only Harry potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, but also Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, to later pass the baton to Alfonso Cuarón in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. However, Columbus has always manifested himself as a great fan of the saga and has exposed his wishes to direct a ninth installment based on the book Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
But Chris Columbus’s wishes don’t end there, as he recently expressed that he wants to release the nearly three-hour extended version of Harry potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.
#ReleaseThePeevesCut the extended version of harry potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
“Me too” Was the response of Chris Columbus to The Wrap when he commented that, like the Snyder cut from The Justice League, he would like to see the full version of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone to commemorate 20 years of the film that he directed.
Originally, the first film of Harry Potter It lasted 172 minutes, almost three hours, but at that time it was too long for a first installment and it was feared that the public would not like to spend so many hours in front of a movie screen. Of course, no one imagined that it would become a success and a great film franchise.
Within the deleted scenes of harry potter and the Philosopher’s Stone There are footage of Peeves, a mischievous poltergeist who lives at Hogwarts and enjoys doing bad things to students. In the books he is a character that appears constantly and that in the movies was completely forgotten. For that reason, the hashtag with which the initiative of Chris Columbus it is #ReleaseThePeevesCut.
In addition to Peeves, the extended version of the first film by Harry Potter it would include more scenes that perfectly portray Hogwarts and the adventures of the protagonists in their first year at the school of wizardry and wizardry.
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As part of the celebrations, it was also announced that on January 1, 2022, HBO will bring together the entire original cast of Harry Potter for an anniversary special, in which the participation of the leading trio has already been confirmed: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint, as well as actors of the stature of Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon, Maggie Smith, among others.
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If we are sure of something, it is that we will never tire of Harry Potter and the magic that surrounds it. So tell us, would you like the extended version of Chris Columbus’s work to come true?
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