Harry Potter is a worldwide phenomenon: it’s an international bestseller series, has sold more than 400 million copies, and spawned 8 blockbuster films that have been seen by more than 5 billion people across the globe. Now, it’s being reported that Warner Bros. Studio plans to reboot the original Harry Potter film series with a new director. It is speculated that Chris Columbus (director of the first two Harry Potter films) will not be involved in this next project according to Deadline, he does not want to direct another franchise after directing Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief. This leaves fans with a lot of unanswered questions as they wait to see what happens in this next stage of the Harry Potter film series. Harry Potter was originally released in 2001 and, though the eighth film of the franchise was released in 2011, there is still a lot of interest in the series that Warner Bros. Studio can tap into with this new direction. According to The Telegraph, Universal Studios has plans to keep Harry Potter films alive by picking up the rights to J.K. Rowling’s books and making a new series of films featuring its main characters.
Who is in the cast of Harry Potter?
- Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter
- Rupert Grint as Ron Weasley
- Richard Harris as Albus Dumbledore
- Maggie Smith as Professor McGonagall
- Robbie Coltrane as Hagrid
- Saunders Triplets as Baby Harry Potter
- Fiona Shaw as Aunt Petunia Dursley
- Harry Melling as Dudley Dursley
- Richard Griffiths as Uncle Vernon Dursley
- Derek Deadman as Bartender in Leaky Cauldron
- Ian Hart as Professor Quirrell
- Ben Borowiecki as Diagon Alley Boy
- Warwick Davis as Goblin Bank Teller
- Verne Troyer as Griphook
- John Hurt as Mr. Ollivander
- Richard Bremmer as He Who Must Not Be Named
- Geraldine Somerville as Lily Potter
- Harry Taylor as Station Guard
The first film of the franchise was released in 2001 and it continues for 8 films which were released in 2011 the total box office collection was $7.7 billion
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What do we know About Film Reboot?
David Zaslav the CEO of Warner Bros. Discovery has announced that the company is implementing a new strategy that will focus on developing and relaunching some of its most iconic franchises. Such as Harry Potter whose film series generated 100 billion dollars for Warner Bros. Studios. A few weeks ago, WDW Pro took to Twitter to announce their exclusive leak on the planned reboot of the Harry Potter film franchise including recasting all eight main roles in the next 3-5 years with actors ranging from 16 to 18-year-old kids. The source went on to say, “It’s going to be gritty, and I would expect they’ll cast mostly unknowns.
What is the film Harry Potter About?
The Harry Potter film series revolves around the adventures of a young wizard named Harry Potter and his friends at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The original story begins on Harry’s 11th birthday when he receives a mysterious letter from a Hogwarts professor named Albus Dumbledore inviting him to attend a school for witches and wizards. Upon entering Hogwarts, Harry “meets strange characters, solves magical mysteries” as he learns more about the world of magic from his new teachers – as well as strange creatures like giant spiders and half giant-half human giants. The storylines follow the character through their years at Hogwarts, where they soon discover their true purpose in life while facing new dangers that come with being a witch or wizard.
What is interesting about the film Harry Potter?
The film is one of the most successful series in history, but it is also known as “one of the least successful book-to-film adaptations in history.” It has been criticized for being too long and complicated, though a majority of critics agree that the film series was an overall success. Harry Potter books have sold over 400 million copies worldwide (with 325 million copies sold by July 2007), and especially with its massive fan base, it has made for a perfect target for the studio to reunite with one of their most popular series.
Who can watch this film?
Anyone interested in discovering and learning more about the magical world of Harry Potter can watch this film series. Since it is rated PG, young children can watch it, though some of the themes may be unsuitable for younger viewers. The Harry Potter film series has sold out in cinemas across the globe due to its popularity, so fans will be watching the new films when they are released.
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