Recently, the Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuarón has been spotted all over the world promoting his new movie Roma.
It's nothing new for the famed director, who's achieved critical success for his work with the Hollywood classics A Little Princess and Y Tu Mamá También.
And of course, he's also known for directing the third installment of the Harry Potter movies: Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban, back in 2004.
But APPARENTLY, that ~magical~ match between Cuarón and the Harry Potter franchise almost didn't happen!!
And we have one person to thank: the Oscar-winning director and master of fantasy himself, Guillermo Del Toro!
Apparently, it all started after Cuarón finished shooting and promoting Y Tu Mamá También, according to IndieWire.
Del Toro, being a fan of all things magical and fantastic, of course, apparently got mad at Cuarón and told him off for not taking the Harry Potter franchise seriously.
Now, I don't know about you guys, but if my BFF was the iconic director Guillermo Del Toro and he told me to check out some books, I'd be high-tailing it to the nearest book shop.
And apparently, that was exactly what Cuarón did, too.
Cuarón has also admitted that the whole situation had been humbling.
And that, my friends, is the story of how Alfonso Cuarón ended up directing one of the best-loved Harry Potter films.
Because let's be honest: friends don't let friends miss out on Harry Potter.
This post was translated from Spanish.