The Harry Potter cast together built one of the largest franchises ever. Surprisingly, the entirety of the Harry Potter cast stayed for the entire project.
Here’s a rundown of the major Harry Potter cast members and where these hotshots are now.
The only critical actor to be supplanted was Richard Harris, who tragically departed following the filming of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.
Harris was replaced by Michael Gambon of the next installment of the franchise- Prisoner of Azkaban.
- Daniel Radcliffe played our beloved ‘Harry Potter’
Following the series conclusion, Radcliffe appeared in the 2012 horror movie “The Woman in Black,” 2013 drama “Kill Your Darlings,” and “What If,” a hot 2013 rom-com.
Daniel later starred as a dog walker in 2015 Judd Apatow’s “Trainwreck.” Daniel also shares the screen with James McAvoy in Paul McGuigan’s 2015 “Victor Frankenstein.” and portrayed Manny in the movie “Swiss Army Man” (2016).
- Rupert Grint graced our screen with Ron Wesley, Harry’s best friend and youngest among the Wesleys.
“Sorcerer’s Stone” was Rupert’s first acting break. The British actor was also starring in several films such as 2009 “Cherrybomb” while filming the series. In addition, Grint was seen in Ed Sheeran’s 2011 “Lego House’ music video the same year when “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows made it to theatres.
Rupert then goes on to star in films such as “Charlie Countryman” (2013), “CBGB” (2013), “Into the White” (2012), and “Moonwalkers” (2015).
- Emma Watson played our geeky Hermione Granger.
Emma Watson was cast as our beloved Hermione Granger, the best friend to Harry and Ron.
Watson starred in “Ballet Shoes” (2007) and lent her voice for 2008’s animated fantasy film “The Tale of Despereaux” in the middle of filming “Harry Potter.”
Watson additionally played herself in the Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen apocalyptic comedy, “This Is the End.”
In 2019 Disney featured the young Emma Watson as Belle in a live-action remake of the classic “Beauty and the Beast.” In 2019 Emma shared the star-studded cast of “Little Women.”
- Hogwarts bully ‘Draco Malfoy’ was brought to life by British actor Tom Felton
Felton starred in 2019 “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” following the filming of Harry Potter. Tom’s has primarily appeared in minor budget thrillers and dramas.
Felton found his success on TV. He portrayed Julian Albert on The CW’s “The Flash, Erich Blunt on TNT’s “Murder in the First,” and Logan in YouTube’s original show “Origins.”
- Matthew Lewis played the role of Neville Longbottom.
Matthew Lewis built his fandom in the “Harry Potter” franchise as Neville Longbottom.
Matthew resumed his acting after “Harry Potter” in films such as 2016 “Me Before You” and 2018 “Terminal.”
He has been featured on various TV programs such as BBC One’s “Ripper Street,” BBC One’s “The Syndicate, and ITV’s “Girlfriends.”
In the latest, Lewis was featured in the satire “Baby Done” (2020) and “All Creatures Great and Small” on Channel 5.
- The real-life twins Oliver and James Phelps played the mischievous Wesley Twins.
After “Harry Potter,” the Twins Oliver and James continued to star in films. Both of them were featured in the 2015 “Danny and the Human Zoo.” According to a report, the twins are working on their upcoming projects “Own Worst Enemy” and “Last Night in Soho.”
The twins also run a podcast called “Normal Not Normal,” formally recognized as “Double Trouble.”
- Bonnie Wright was starred as Ginny Weasley.
Wright went on to direct and appear in several short films following the conclusion of the “Harry Potter” franchise.
In addition, she appeared in “Before I Sleep” (2013), “After the Dark” (2013), and a 2018 reboot of “A Christmas Carol.”
Wright’s other achievements were working as a Greenpeace activist to fight plastic pollution, being named Star Baker on “The Great Sport Relief Bake Off,” and being a representative for Lumos with Lynch.
- Robert Pattinson played the bright and courageous Cedric Diggory
After “Harry Potter,” Pattinson Robert appeared in “Little Ashes” (2008) and “How to Be” (2008) prior to starring as an Edward Cullen in Stephenie Meyer’s book to movie adaptation “The Twilight Saga.”
Pattinson also starred in big budgets films like “Water for Elephants,” “The Lost City of Z,” “Remember Me,” and “High Life.”
In 2019, Pattinson appeared in the oscar-nominated “The Lighthouse” alongside Willem Dafoe.