9 Ways The Harry Potter TV Remake Can Be Unique (While Still Staying Faithful To The Books)
2024/02/28

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HBO's Harry Potter remake has promoted itself as a book-faithful TV adaptation, but it will still need to find ways to stay unique. As beloved as the Warner Bros movies are, it has often been lamented that there wasn't time to include all the impactful aspects of Harry's full story. Ultimately, this is the benefit of a TV remake, but simply adapting the books scene by scene won't be enough to make the upcoming series a success.

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Since this is a story many fans already know backward and forward, HBO will have to mix things up a bit.

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9 The Harry Potter Remake Can Include Detailed Flashbacks To James & Lily There's a lot of room to get to know Lily, James, & the Marauders.

8 A Larger & More Detailed Hogwarts Set Could Make The Harry Potter Remake Unique The Harry Potter remake can duplicate Hogwarts Legacy's design.

7 Warner Bros Can Get Creative When Casting The Harry Potter Remake

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Actors with drastically different appearances from the movies can help the Harry Potter remake stand independently.

6 The Harry Potter Remake Can Cover Other Characters' Perspectives Seeing more of Ron, Snape, or Dumbledore's perspectives could make the remake unique.

5 HBO's Harry Potter Remake Can Dedicate Episodes To Other Wizarding World Stories

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Fantastic Beasts & Other Wizarding World stories could've been included in the Harry Potter remake.

4 The Harry Potter Remake Can Acknowledge Other Wizarding Schools Schools like Uagadou, Ilvermorny, or Mahoutokoro could be featured in the Harry Potter remake.

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3 Magical Duels Can Be More Dramatic In The Harry Potter Remake Hogwarts Legacy proves how exciting wizarding duels can be.

2 The Harry Potter Remake Can Incorporate Popular Headcanon Confirming some popular headcanon would be a treat for long-time Harry Potter fans.

1 HBO's Harry Potter Remake Shouldn't Stop At "The End"

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The Harry Potter TV remake can continue past Harry's defeat of Lord Voldemort.

Harry Potter Adventure Family Fantasy Harry Potter is HBO's remake of the iconic Wizarding World film series that consisted of eight films between 2001 and 2011. Each season adapts a book from JK Rowling's popular series and provides more book-accurate details than the movies did. Upon the announcement of the Harry Potter TV show, the series received harsh criticism for the involvement of Rowling and for many thinking a reboot was unnecessary.

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