Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone turns 20 and returns to the cinema!

On November 4th 2001 there was the preview of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the first act of a saga loved by more than a generation: from 8th to 12th December it will be back in the hall too. And the initiatives don’t stop there!

Exactly 20 years agothe November 4, 2001the premiere of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by Chris Columbus, first act of the adaptation of the fantasy saga signed by JK Rowlinga myth for more than a generation: now that feature film, which arrived here on December 6, is preparing for return to the cinema Also in Italy, from 8 to 12 December 2021. It will be an opportunity to relive the experience on the big screen of an adventure that has lasted for twenty years and that characterized the lives of the three main performers for a decade, Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) e Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), here engaged in their freshman year at Hogwarts School of Magic.
Sky Cinema Family it will also air the film on November 16, the date of the original UK release, but the celebration is just beginning: here we present the other initiatives related to the film world of Harry Potter, to celebrate its first 20 years.

Harry Potter, for the 20 years of the saga, more collectible editions of the films are coming

The true fan of Hogwarts and the surrounding area knows that you have to fight Voldemort with everything you can digital edition existing films. Other weapons come to the rescue: from today theHarry Potter Hogwarts Express: the box reproduces the Hogwarts Express and in the passenger carriage houses 25 discs (the eight films in dual Ultra HD 4K and Blu-ray versions, special contents and bonus disc “Magical Movie Mode” in Blu-ray, see below ). Included in the package are the Hogwarts Express ticket, two 20th Anniversary booklets, seven character cards from the first film, seven sketches and the Philosopher’s Stone mini-poster.

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For those who are satisfied with something less, there is aSteelbook edition from Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in 3 discs: Ultra HD 4K version, Blu-ray version and bonus disc with the “Magical Movie ModeThis is a subtitled original language version of the film, with interactive contentfor a different way of experiencing history and the anniversary (it should be added that the Magical Movie Mode is also available on the main digital platforms).

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There are two relatively more affordable collections in the entire saga: the first is theHarry Potter Complete Collection Steelbook – Limited Edition in Ultra HD 4K and Blu-ray for a total of 17 discs each in its own steelbook, plus the aforementioned Magical Movie Mode. The second is a DVD collection designed for children, accompanied by a board game dedicated to Dobble.

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Harry Potter, gadgets for all ages to celebrate 20 years of the Philosopher’s Stone

The Potter fan does not live by movies alone, so new themed garments and accessories from United Colors of Benetton, with direct inspirations from the mythical four houses of Hogwarts. Buying a product in the chain stores gives you the right to receive “Harry Potter – Handbook of figurines for wizards and witches“published by Panini. A new Harry Potter themed collection is already available at Globo stores.
Only for the weekend of 6 and 7 November, in specific Toys Center stores it will be possible to try the game that allows you to draw in the air with a special pen that reproduces Harry’s wand, observing the result on the screen: it’s the new Pictionary Air Harry Potter by Mattel.
Also pay attention to the news related to Wizarding World: Spin Master dolls, castle and 3D puzzles from Ravensburger, Lego playsets, the Art & Crafts line and Clementoni Puzzles. Mondadori Duomo has a dedicated area for these novelties, as well as the recently inaugurated shop FAO Schwarz in Milan at Piazza Cordusio: here fans can cross the track 9 and 3/4 for a mandatory selfie.

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone turns 20 and returns to the cinema!