WB releases nine high-res Deathly Hallows, Part 1 stills first seen in Entertainment Weekly, confirms Hedwig plot change

by Andrew Sims at Muggle Net

We’ve just received a nice treat from Warner Brothers! Nine high-res stills from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1.  These were first seen in the most recent issue of Entertainment Weekly.  Enjoy!


On Hedwig’s Departure: The image depicting Harry letting Hedwig fly away included the following description from WB: “Everyone mounts up and leaves Privet Drive.  Harry says goodbye to Hedwig.”  So this does confirm that Harry lets Hedwig go prior to his departure.

See the rest here

Where Harry Potter’s ‘Deathly Hallows’ Part I ends

via The Independent
The first part of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows will hit theaters on November 19 and fans are counting the days. The following may contain spoilers about the story.

Entertainment Weekly magazine has revealed the split between the film’s two part version of the last book in the series. According to director David Yates, Part I of the Deathly Hallows will end around Chapter 24 with Voldemort obtaining the Elder Wand, one of the three Deathly Hallows.

Part I could end shortly after the chase scene in the woods when Harry (Daniel Radcliffe), Hermoine (Emma Watson) and Ron (Rupert Grint) are captured by the Snatchers.

Read More here

British university to offer a course on Harry Potter

By Doug Stanglin at USA Today
A British University is offering a fall course on the world of Harry Potter to examine such social phenomenon as bullying, prejudice, citizenship, bullying, anarchy and the world of rituals.

Course reading for Harry Potter and the World of Illusion: the seven-book series by J.K. Rowling on the boy wizard of Hogwarts.

“It seeks to place the series in its wider social and cultural context and will explore some fundamental issues such as the moral universe of the school,” says Martin Richardson, head of the university’s department of education, the BBC reports.

Read More here

I would love to take a Harry Potter class. There are so many books out there discussing deeper themes of the series, and it would be nice to enjoy your homework. I love the new pictures, and I can’t wait to see the movie.

What do you think of the pictures? Do you think they picked a good place to split the two movies?