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WB Arbitrarily Delays Harry Potter Release, Online Petition Gathers 17,000
PDOP ^ | 08/15/2008 | Jarid Brown

Posted on 08/15/2008 9:01:05 PM PDT by Jabrown

With news broadcasts dominated by election coverage, the Edwards scandal and Russian Invasion of Georgia, the news has been slow to spread that Warner Brothers announced yesterday that they were postponing the November Release of Harry Potter: Half-Blood Prince until July of 2009. If you hadn't previously heard the news then I apologize for being the one to break it to you.

In the immediate wake following Warner Brothers announcement, Internet rumors spread attributing the delayed release to the Writer's Guild Strike this past spring. However, upon further clarification by Warner Brothers it now seems that the movie is ...

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TOPICS: Books/Literature; Business/Economy; Politics; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: harrypotter; movies; omg; wb

1 posted on 08/15/2008 9:01:07 PM PDT by Jabrown
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To: Jabrown

Timing, timing, timing is the key to success in the film industry.


2 posted on 08/15/2008 9:08:34 PM PDT by Ciexyz
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To: Ciexyz

This has nothing to do with timing, they are opting to spread profits out over two years so as to protect their own asses because of their failure of planning. Has absolutely nothing to do with profitability of the film.


3 posted on 08/15/2008 9:10:55 PM PDT by Jabrown
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To: Jabrown

I’ve already read the book. I can wait to see the movie.


4 posted on 08/15/2008 9:39:27 PM PDT by coconutt2000 (NO MORE PEACE FOR OIL!!! DOWN WITH TYRANTS, TERRORISTS, AND TIMIDCRATS!!!! (3-T's For World Peace))
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The wait will be even longer for the final book movie version since it it going to be split into two parts I hear.


5 posted on 08/15/2008 9:52:10 PM PDT by xp38
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To: Jabrown

Harry Potter and the flaming florist?

Since JK Rowling threw the potter series under the bus it all has become kind of pointless.

(what ever happened with the suit against those people who published the harry potter encyclopedia for fans?)


6 posted on 08/15/2008 9:57:40 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: xp38
The wait will be even longer for the final book movie version since it it going to be split into two parts I hear.

The final movie will be split into two parts? How strange. The last book had less happen than books four and five, which were chocked full of essential scenes that got left out of the movies.

7 posted on 08/15/2008 9:58:12 PM PDT by coconutt2000 (NO MORE PEACE FOR OIL!!! DOWN WITH TYRANTS, TERRORISTS, AND TIMIDCRATS!!!! (3-T's For World Peace))
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Harry Potter and the flaming florist?

Harry Potter and the Flaming Goths?


8 posted on 08/16/2008 4:19:19 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: coconutt2000

Here is a link to that http://www.mailonsunday.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-507920/Its-Harry-Potter-film-halves-final-movie-released-parts.html


9 posted on 08/16/2008 10:48:59 AM PDT by xp38
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