Harry Potter at Home: Daniel Radcliffe teams up with David Beckham, Eddie Redmayne, and others to read chapters from the first book
Daniel Radcliffe has come back to the Harry Potter wizarding world once again, in a lockdown team up with different stars including David Beckham and Eddie Redmayne. Wizard World and J.K. Rowling have declared today Harry Potter at Home, a new activity including the Spotify music streaming platform on which an unedited reading of a chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the first book of the saga.
The actor has charmed fans of the series by narrating the first chapter of the first book, The Philosopher’s Stone, for an online hub for children set up by writer J.K. Rowling during the coronavirus pandemic.
Radcliffe, presently 30, rose to distinction playing the boy wizard in the film adaptations of the hit books and has recorded a video of himself reading so anyone might hear Chapter One: The Boy Who Lived.
The first chapter “The Boy Who Lived”, will be told by Daniel Radcliffe, however different names from the show additionally took an interest in the project, including David Beckham, Stephen Fry, Dakota Fanning, Claudia Kim, Eddie Redmayne, and Noma Dumezweni, who “donated” their voices.
Beckham, whose eight-year-old girl Harper is a fan of the series, is likewise among the cast of storytellers – and it would appear that he has worn his Gryffindor scarf for the event. Gryffindor is the Hogwarts house that Potter and his buddies Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger were individuals from.
The football star is joined by actors Dakota Fanning and Redmayne, who showed up in the prequel Fantastic Beasts movies, and Stephen Fry, who narrated the first UK Harry Potter book audiobooks.
Claudia Kim, who showed up as Nagini nearby Redmayne in the Fantastic Beasts movies, and Noma Dumezweni, who featured as Hermione in the original theatre run of Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, are likewise partaking.
The story will highlight on Rowling’s Harry Potter At Home online hub, launched to help out kids, parents, carers, and teachers during the COVID-19 lockdown.
It is depicted as “an online space for younger children to discover the magic of Harry Potter – either on their own, or reading and listening” with a grown-up.
Reporting the platform in April, Rowling said she wanted to give back “a bit of magic” while individuals are stuck inside.
Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone, first published in 1997, acquainted the world with the character of Harry Potter and the world of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
All 17 chapters will be released throughout the next few months, with Radcliffe “the perfect narrator” to commence the series, says Rowling.
Every one of the 17 chapters of the book will be published by mid-summer. It is likewise interesting to take note of how the audio will be accessible solely on Spotify, both for clients who have subscribed to the Premium and Free subscriptions, while the video recordings will be published directly on the Harry Potter At Home website.
We are certain that the activity will warm the hearts of the little ones as well as of the numerous fans of the series that has denoted a whole generation with both books and movies, which have become an overall wonder.
Videos will be posted week by week on the Harry Potter At Home website, with an audio-only version additionally accessible for free on Spotify.
Spotify recently likewise propelled an activity through which it expects to help artists who don’t do concerts. as a result of the containment measures of the Coronavirus, which stopped all the celebrations.