Eagle-eyed Harry Potter Return To Hogwarts viewers spot major blunder

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Eagle-eyed Harry Potter Return To Hogwarts viewers spotted a major blunder on the reunion show which hit screens on HBO Max on Saturday.

A childhood snap of Emma Roberts was accidentally shown in one of the segments in place of a picture of one of the main stars in the franchise Emma Watson – who played Hermione Granger.

One savvy fan who was watching noticed straight away and took to Twitter to write: ‘GUYS HELP ME THATS LITERALLY EMMA ROBERTS NOT EMMA WATSON.’

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Oh dear: Eagle-eyed Harry Potter Return To Hogwarts viewers spotted a major blunder as a childhood snap of Emma Roberts (pictured) was shown instead of one of Hermione Granger actress Emma Watson

Oh dear: Eagle-eyed Harry Potter Return To Hogwarts viewers spotted a major blunder as a childhood snap of Emma Roberts (pictured) was shown instead of one of Hermione Granger actress Emma Watson

The sweet snap showed actress Roberts, now 30, posing for a picture wearing cute Minnie Mouse ears while eating breakfast. 

Roberts had shared the throwback image to her Instagram feed back in 2012. 

One shocked fan wrote in reaction to the gaffe: ‘Well, had to be on accident. I can kinda see the resemblance lmao!’

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Whoops! The picture of Roberts (left) was accidentally shown in one of the segments in place of a picture of one of the main stars in the franchise Emma Watson (right) – who played Hermione Granger

Mix up: Roberts had shared the throwback image to her Instagram feed back in 2012 (pictured)

Mix up: Roberts had shared the throwback image to her Instagram feed back in 2012 (pictured) 

Another said: ‘Can’t decide if this was on purpose or if it’s a hilariously bad error by Warner Bros. in the production of their Harry Potter retrospective: They used a photo of actress Emma Roberts as a child instead of Emma Watson.’ 

Two decades after first hitting screens, the cast and crew of Harry Potter reunited for the 20th anniversary Return To Hogwarts special to deep dive into life behind the wizarding franchise. 

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In the special, which debuted on HBO Max, Sky and NOW TV on Saturday, fans are treated to a mosey down memory lane helmed by lead actors Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint, as well as a slew of their dazzling co-stars and the brains behind the eight movies.  

Reaction: One savvy fan who was watching noticed straight away and took to Twitter to write: 'GUYS HELP ME THATS LITERALLY EMMA ROBERTS NOT EMMA WATSON'

Reaction: One savvy fan who was watching noticed straight away and took to Twitter to write: ‘GUYS HELP ME THATS LITERALLY EMMA ROBERTS NOT EMMA WATSON’

Classic: Watson (centre) starred as Hermione in the seven films alongside Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint

Classic: Watson (centre) starred as Hermione in the seven films alongside Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint 

While the stars regaled tales of life on and off screen during their time in one of the biggest movie franchises of all time, notably absent was creator JK Rowling, 56, who only appeared via archive footage in the wake of an ongoing row over her views on transgender issues, which erupted via Twitter earlier this year. 

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Alongside the core trio, who played Harry Potter, Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley respectively, the line up includes Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy), Alfred Enoch (Dean Thomas), Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood), Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley), Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange) and Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy).  

The actors and cast also remembered their late co-stars during an in memoriam section of the reunion. 

Working it out: Two decades after first hitting screens, the cast and crew of Harry Potter reunited for the 20th anniversary Return To Hogwarts special to deep dive into life behind the wizarding franchise, led by Daniel Radcliffe, Emma and Rupert Grint

Working it out: Two decades after first hitting screens, the cast and crew of Harry Potter reunited for the 20th anniversary Return To Hogwarts special to deep dive into life behind the wizarding franchise, led by Daniel Radcliffe, Emma and Rupert Grint

Daniel, Emma and Rupert led the tributes to the many stars they have lost over the past two decades, since the franchise launched with Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone – including Richard Harris, Alan Rickman and most recently Helen McCrory. 

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Speaking about appearing on the reunion without their late stars, Emma said: ‘It’s obviously amazing to be back, but so many people we thought would be here for much longer like Helen and Alan and Richard’, while Rupert sadly echoed: ‘They’re like family, just gone too soon’.  

Speaking about working with such icons, Daniel said: ‘I feel really lucky to have some little bit of touch with the people who have passed… I’ll be very old one day and say I knew that absolute legend.’

Back together: The Harry Potter cast reunites in the Great Hall for a Christmas get together

Back together: The Harry Potter cast reunites in the Great Hall for a Christmas get together

Elsewhere, JK Rowling received just 10 mentions in the reunion show. 

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The author’s appearance on the 20 year anniversary show was widely speculated and discussed in the wake of scandal over her statements on transgender issues which were branded ‘transphobic’ and resulted in her being ‘cancelled’. 

While it was known ahead of time that she would only appear in archive footage and in discussion with stars and cast, the show’s release revealed she received just 10 mentions in the one hour and 42 minute runtime of the HBO Max special. 

The minimal appearance of the author has come as a shock to fans, who highlighted the franchise would not exist without her seven books. 

Starring: Elsewhere, author JK Rowling received just 10 mentions in the reunion show (pictured in her archived footage)

Starring: Elsewhere, author JK Rowling received just 10 mentions in the reunion show (pictured in her archived footage) 

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