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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 01: Adam Driver attends The 73rd Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Day at Sofitel New York on May 01, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)

The list includes an alum from the original movie series playing a different character. This is the Harry Potter series cast that we are absolutely dreaming of, hoping and praying for.

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows - Part 2 - World Film Premiere

LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 07: (L-R) Rupert Grint, Emma Watson and Daniel Radcliffe attend the World Premiere of Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows – Part 2 at Trafalgar Square on July 7, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

We are all familiar (hopefully) with the original books and movies starring those three amazing talents above us. Daniel Radcliffe as Harry PotterEmma Watson as Hermione Granger and Rupert Grint as Ron Weasley. However, new life has been brought the Wizarding World!

HBO Reboot Of Harry Potter Is In The Works

We reported this back in April of 2023, but now the rumors are running all over the place about WHO will be part of the cast for the new show.

What we do know is that this will be an adaptation of the original books. Each season of the new show will cover another one of the books. This according to Variety’s article.

Each season of the show will be based on one of the books in the franchise, with Warner Bros. Discovery describing the show as a “decade-long series.” It will feature an entirely new cast from the films.

J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series story books

372284 01: Copies of author J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series story books sit in a bookstore July 6, 2000 in Arlington, Va. Rowling’s fourth book, “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire,” is due for release just after midnight on July 8. (Photo by Alex Wong/Newsmakers)

Who Will Be In The Harry Potter Series Cast??

Now this is purely speculation from a massive fan of the books and movies but I believe I may have made the greatest cast of all time. This list includes alumni from the original movies and some new actors/actresses you might not know (yet).

  • Lucius Malfoy - Tom Felton

    Yep, you read that right. How amazing would it be to have Tom Felton, who originally played Draco Malfoy, now portray the older Malfoy in the story?

    Premiere Of 20th Century Fox's "Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes" - Arrivals

    LOS ANGELES, CA – JULY 28: Actor Tom Felton arrives at the Premiere of 20th Century Fox’s ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre on July 28, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

  • Professor Dumbledore - Sir Ian McKellan

    Maybe it’s the idea that he was ALMOST Dumbledore int he original series that has me thinking this way but we would love to see him as the legendary wizard.

    The Prince Of Wales & Duchess Of Cornwall Mark 400th Anniversary Of Shakespeare's Death

    STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, ENGLAND – APRIL 23: Harriet Walter, Sir Ian McKellen and David Tennant perform on stage as part of a special production of Shakespeare Live! from the RSC on April 23, 2016 in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. Prince Charles, Prince of Wales is President of the Royal Shakespeare Company, Shakespeare Live! from the RSC marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death by celebrating Shakespeare’s legacy in theatre, music, opera and ballet. (Photo by Tristan Fewings – WPA Pool / Getty Images)

  • Professor McGonagall - Emily Blunt

    I know she seems a bit young to be playing the shape-shifting disciplinarian but her acting career has been MASSIVE and she could crush this role.

    The 2021 Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion - Arrivals

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK – SEPTEMBER 13: Emily Blunt attends The 2021 Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 13, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)


  • Snape - Adam Driver

    Okay, listen, I know he isn’t British so he’s going to have to put on the performance of a lifetime to pull it off but MAN would he be amazing in this role. Now, I believe he might be at the point of his career where he’s not ready to commit to such a long run but this would be perfect.

    26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Red Carpet

    LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JANUARY 19: Adam Driver attends the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 19, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)

  • Lord Voldemort - Benedict Cumberbatch

    For me, this was an easy pick. The dark wizard needs to have depth and the acting chops to go along with it. None better than this guy right here!

    Virgin TV BAFTA Television Awards - Red Carpet Arrivals

    LONDON, ENGLAND – MAY 14: Benedict Cumberbatch attends the Virgin TV BAFTA Television Awards at The Royal Festival Hall on May 14, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)

  • Hagrid - Ricky Gervais

    Okay so this is a bit of a stretch but when thinking of talented British actors, I felt this comedian would have an incredible performance with this legendary character.

    "After Life" For Your Consideration Event

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MARCH 07: Comedian Ricky Gervais attends the “After Life” For Your Consideration Event at Paley Center For Media on March 07, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images)

  • Sirius Black - Chiwetel Ejiofor

    The show has been looking to diversify the cast in every way it can and I think this would be incredible casting. His performance in 12 Years A Slave was truly beautiful. He could tackle the complexity of the character without a doubt.

    EE British Academy Film Awards 2021 - Arrivals

    LONDON, ENGLAND – APRIL 11: Awards Presenter Chiwetel Ejiofor attends the EE British Academy Film Awards 2021 at the Royal Albert Hall on April 11, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)

  • Bellatrix Lestrange - Keira Knightley

    I think she would be an incredible choice for this crazed character. Her acting career has been slowed since the days of Pirates of the Caribbean but we know she can handle this kind of shooting schedule from that movie!

    Boston Strangler Premiere

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MARCH 14: Keira Knightley attends the Boston Strangler Premiere at MOMA on March 14, 2023 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for 20th Century Studios)

  • Molly Weasley - Rachel Weisz

    An extremely talented actress (married to Daniel Craig as well) who would be perfect for this motherly-epic role!

    "The Lobster" Photocall - The 68th Annual Cannes Film Festival

    CANNES, FRANCE – MAY 15: Actress Rachel Weisz attends a photocall for “The Lobster” during the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival on May 15, 2015 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

  • Arthur Weasley - Sean Bean

    This character had a lot more depth in the books and hopefully a huge casting like Sean Bean would be just the thing needed to make it happen!

    41st International Emmy Awards - Press Room

    NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 25: Actor Sean Bean attends the 41st International Emmy Awards at the Hilton New York on November 25, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

  • What About The Kids??

    As for the main characters of the story, Harry, Ron and Hermione, I didn’t feel like I had the expertise to cast them (not knowing very many child actors) but I feel like HelloMagazine did a great job guessing those characters.

    "Harry Potter And The Half Blood Prince" Premiere - After Party

    NEW YORK – JULY 09: Actors Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint attend the “Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince” premiere after party at American Museum of Natural History on July 9, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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