If there’s one factor muggles in all places want now greater than ever, it’s a ‘Harry Potter’ weekend! As SyFy will get Friday, April 17, underway with two of the collection’ early movies, we’re looking again on the stars of the magical motion pictures then and now!

Though it’s been almost 9 years since we final stepped foot into the good corridor of Hogwarts College of Witchcraft and Wizardry, muggles all throughout the globe are nonetheless craving for a time of magic and spellbinding tales to show to throughout this unpredictable time. Naturally, it’s the proper time for a Harry Potter weekend! SyFy community will air Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and techniques and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban to kick off the weekend immediately, April 17. Consistent with the event, we’re looking again on the movie collection’ stars then and now!

Daniel Radcliffe performed the position of ‘the boy who lived,’ Harry Potter himself, for all the movie collection. The first movie, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, got here out when Dan was solely 12-years-old! However he solid a spell on audiences along with his impeccable efficiency, and grew the position right into a mature younger grownup that audiences left in The Deathly Hallows. Since his time because the titular character, Dan went on to star in Broadway’s How To Succeed In Enterprise With out Actually Attempting. As for his display credit, Dan starred within the 2013 romantic comedy What If, 2016’s indie hit Swiss Military Man, and extra not too long ago within the TBS collection Miracle Employees.

Like his former on-screen finest pal, Rupert Grint has additionally tried his hand at stage work post-Potter, in addition to starred in tv reveals like 2017’s Snatch, which he additionally govt produced. Now, the actor previously often called Ron Weasley is planning for the long run along with his younger household! Rupert and his longtime girlfriend, actress Georgia Groome, expect their first baby collectively! A rep for the celebs shared that the couple is “excited to announce they’re anticipating a child,” however they’re asking for “privateness right now.”

Daniel Radcliffe [REX/Shutterstock]

Dan and Rupert’s co-star, Emma Watson, may finest be often called Hermione Granger, however the actress and activist has grown an eclectic filmography since her time within the library at Hogwarts. Following her position within the movie collection, Emma turned her consideration to world politics, and have become an envoy for the UN. An ardent feminist, Emma led the HeForShe motion and has balanced her appearing together with her philanthropic work within the years because the last Harry Potter installment. Of her well-known titles, Emma has starred in Sofia Coppola‘s The Bling Ring (2013), the 2017 live-action iteration of Magnificence & The Beast, and the Oscar successful image Little Ladies, directed by Greta Gerwig.

Emma Watson [REX/Shutterstock]

The magic three aren’t the one solid members we’re wanting again on. To see extra of the Harry Potter solid then and now, click on by the gallery above! And don’t overlook to have your wands on the prepared for SyFy’s Harry Potter exhibiting immediately, Friday, April 17.