You'll Get Emotional Over J.K. Rowling's Sweetest Moments With the Harry Potter Cast
If you're obsessed with the Harry Potter cast, can you even imagine how J.K. Rowling feels about them? For more than a decade, the group collaborated on the beloved Harry Potter movies, and the author shared sweet moments with the main actors at each of the films' premieres. As Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson grew up before our eyes, the story unfolded and a new movie (and book!) came out every couple of years. To celebrate the 23rd anniversary of the beloved franchise, look back at some of the author's sweetest moments with everyone's favorite wizard trio, then check out these Harry Potter tattoo ideas — just in case you love the series so much you want it inked on your body.
— Additional reporting by Haley Lyndes
J.K. Rowling had her arms around the young cast members when they posed for pictures at the London premiere of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in November 2001.
In November 2002, Emma Watson was all smiles as the group huddled up on the red carpet at the London premiere of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.
Emma, J.K. Rowling, Rupert, and Daniel flashed big grins at the Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban premiere in London in 2004.
The group was back together and all dressed up for the London premiere of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince in July 2009.
In 2010, they coordinated in all black for the world premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 in London.
The 2011 premiere of the final film, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, was a big affair, and the group looked emotional as they stood on the steps of London's Trafalgar Square together.
J.K. Rowling gave Rupert and Emma a big hug during the premiere.
At one point, Emma and J.K. Rowling threw up their arms while Rupert spoke.
Cue the tears! Daniel gave J.K. Rowling a sweet hug and kiss during the final, emotional premiere.