Hold your hippogriffs! The Harry Potter reunion special has been called out for a major editing blunder.
While fans were overjoyed to be seeing the Hogwarts family getting back together 20 years after the films originally began, some viewers couldn't help but notice a huge mistake involving a mislabeled photo.
As Watson was reflecting on her memory of reading the first Harry Potter book with her family when she was roughly 8 years old, a throwback childhood photo of the actress began playing on the screen — except it was the wrong Emma.
HBO Max eventually addressed the mix-up, with Return to Hogwarts producers telling Entertainment Weekly that the photos were confused in an editing mishap.
"Well spotted Harry Potter fans!" the statement read. "You brought an editing mistake of a mislabeled photograph to our attention. New version up shortly."
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The highly-anticipated reunion special is currently streaming on HBO Max, where fans can find all of their favorite Harry Potter alums reminiscing on their days on the magical set.
Absent from the discussion was author of the beloved book series, J.K. Rowling, who only appeared in an old interview from 2019 that was included in the special.
As OK! reported, the producers of Return to Hogwarts noticeably distanced the project from Rowling, presumably following controversial statements she previously made about the transgender community.
In June 2020, the 56-year-old author came under fire for a controversial essay on gender, which she defended by insisting that she "refused to bow down to a movement that I believe is doing demonstrable harm in seeking to erode 'woman' as a political and biological class and offering cover to predators like few before it."
"So I want trans women to be safe. At the same time, I do not want to make natal girls and women less safe," she explained at the time. "When you throw open the doors of bathrooms and changing rooms to any man who believes or feels he’s a woman … then you open the door to any and all men who wish to come inside."