Harry Potter: HBO reveals the creators of the future event series

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Harry Potter, the series.

The rebirth of Harry Potter on HBO has reached a new milestone! The series adapted from JK Rowling's literary saga found its creator in the person of Francesca Gardiner, and its main director in the British Mark Mylod.

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Of Succession at Hogwarts

After several months of research and numerous candidates, HBO has named Francesca Gardiner as showrunner and executive producer of the series Harry Potterexpected on the American cable channel and streaming service Max in 2026. The screenwriter is familiar with the house, having already worked on the prestigious series Succession And His Dark Materials.

If we can think that the tone of the first is far from that of Harry Potterfans of the bespectacled wizard will be reassured to note that Gardiner worked on His Dark Materialsadaptation ofAt the crossroads of worlds by Philip Pullman, another successful literary work.

Francesca Gardiner and Mark Mylod.

Francesca Gardiner and Mark Mylod.

© Francesca Gardiner / Bertie Watson

HBO has also named Mark Mylod as executive producer and director of several episodes of this future series. We owe him several episodes of the series Shameless, The Last of Us, Game Of Thrones And Successionincluding the famous Connor's Wedding of the latter. He also recently directed the film The menu with Ralph Fiennes, interpreter of the cruel Voldemort in the saga Harry Potter At the movie theater.

Note that the series is produced by JK Rowling, Neil Blair and Ruth Kenley-Letts of Brontë Film & TV, and David Heyman of Heyday Films.

Harry, Ron and Hermione in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.

We will now have to find the new interpreters of Harry, Ron and Hermione.

© Warner Bros.

As has been clarified since the announcement of this series project, it will be a faithful adaptation of the novels Harry Potter and will stage a new casting for a new generation of fans.

Now that we know who will occupy the crucial position of showrunner, we expect that the production will tackle the difficult task of finding the new actors who will play the iconic characters of the saga such as Harry, Ron and Hermione .

  • Watch the series announcement teaser Harry Potter :

Series Harry Potter will be broadcast on the Max streaming service in France (available via offers myCanal And Prime Video) in 2026.

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