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“Harry Potter” theme park coming to Southern California

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: And this is how the “Harry Potter” legacy will live on: Through theme parks. Now that The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, Florida has ironed out its kinks (or the most part, from what I’m hearing), plans are being revealed to expand the Potter experience to[...]

Harry Potter death commemoration sweeps the Internet

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: This is awesome. Dedicated fans of Harry Potter and J.K. Rowling’s legendary character are planning a moment of silence at 3 p.m.today to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the death of Harry’s parents, Lily and James, who died on this day defending their infant son from[...]

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part II is the top grosser of 2011

HollywoodNews.com: As of yesterday, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part II is the highest-grossing film of 2011, both worldwide and domestically. On the domestic front, it surpass Transformers: Dark of the Moon and now sits at $344 million in just over a month of national release. On[...]

Harry Potter 7.2 Crosses $1 Billion Worldwide

HollywoodNews.com: Meanwhile, a little farther down the chart, the much-anticipated and raved-about by geek critics Attack of the Block was released on just eight screens by Screen Gems, with respectable results. The film earned $130,000 for a solid $16,307 per-screen average. Of course, this means little in terms[...]

Harry Potter now the “biggest grossing” series in history

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Seven is a lucky number for the Harry Potter franchise. There were seven books in J.K. Rowling’s literary series. Harry, himself, was the seventh horcrux … which ended up destroying Voldemort’s soul. The last film, “The Deathly Hallows,” should have been the seventh film, but Warner broke[...]

This Week In Movies by Pete Hammond: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II

HollywoodNews.com: What else is there to talk about this week in movies? It’s all about a beloved literary character from books read by kids the world over and now brought to life in countless films, the latest opening this past Friday. And if you think I’m talking about Winnie The[...]

“Harry Potter” star Daniel Radcliffe wants “lots” of children

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Someday, Daniel Radcliffe would like to see a ton of little wizards running around his home. But the “Harry Potter” star isn’t ready to test drive parenthood just yet. While conducting a special interview with CNN’s Larry King on behalf of the launch of “Harry Potter and the[...]

Emma Watson Photos: Hot Hollywood Celebrity Photo Gallery of the Day

HollywoodNews.com: Our selected celebrity to be included in our “Hot Hollywood Celebrity Photo Gallery of the Day” is Emma Watson. Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson (born 15 April 1990) is an English actress and model who rose to prominence playing Hermione Granger, one of three starring roles in the Harry Potter film[...]

Harry Potter “Part 2” opening sequence arrives online

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Have you grabbed a copy of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1” on DVD and Blu-ray yet? (It streeted on Friday, April 15.) If you have – and you should – then there’s a good chance you already saw this opening scene from the eighth and[...]

Neville Longbottom bloodied and battered in first Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

By Scott Mendelson hollywoodnews.com: One of the most exciting moments of any of the Harry Potter books was in the final pages of the otherwise lackluster Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. There was about a paragraph where it was teased that Neville Longbottom, NOT Harry Potter was the[...]
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