Sunday, August 17, 2008

Half-Blood Prince movie release moved to July 2009

Somehow, this news does not surprise me, considering how long it took Warner Brothers to get the teaser trailer out. I'd think they'd want to maximise profits by delaying the release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Considering the writer's strike that occurred recently, it doesn't surprise me that it would be cited as a reason for the delay. The new release date, by the way, is 17 July 2009.

Read more at The Leaky Cauldron here.

Note: Picture depicts Severus Snape (Alan Rickman), Bellatrix Lestrange (Helena Bonham-Carter), and Narcissa Malfoy (Helen McCrory) at Spinner's End, as Bellatrix acts as Bonder for Snape's and Malfoy's Unbreakable Vow. You can download a hi-res version of this photo here.

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