James and Oliver Phelps’s “Fantastic Friends” Will Debut in the US on the CW
Most days, we find ourselves dreaming of the places we’d go if we could experience the wonder of Floo powder. For those in the United States with similarly limited access to the magical substance, as well as a matching itch to travel, a couple of Harry Potter alumni may be able to provide some relief. Fantastic Friends has been picked up by the CW.
The travel series Fantastic Friends is hosted by none other than the former Weasley twins, James and Oliver Phelps. The first season, which consists of six episodes, sees our hosts travel to such enchanting locations as Dubai, Iceland, Ireland, and St. Lucia. They tour and take on adventurous challenges in the company of some familiar and fantastic friends, like Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood), Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley), and Luke Youngblood (Lee Jordan). Previously, you could only watch the fun unfold on the streaming services Max, New Zealand’s TVNZ, and Canada’s Crave. Starting Tuesday, July 18, the series will be available on the CW as well.
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Not only that, but the American network as well as Max and Crave have also gained the rights to Season 2 of the show, which will be eight episodes. As previously reported, the second season of Fantastic Friends will take the brothers to Australia, Belize, Chile, Florida, Patagonia, Singapore, the Swiss Alps, and Turkey and feature alumni like Alfred Enoch (Dean Thomas), Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom), Natalia Tena (Nymphadora Tonks), Mark Williams (Arthur Weasley), and Stanislav Yanevski (Viktor Krum).
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