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2011-07-29 06:25:00

LONDON, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Special Event Hosted by Warner Bros. to Feature Three Days of Cast Member and Filmmaker Appearances, Autograph Signings, Q&A Sessions and Film Screenings Universal Orlando Resort announced today that a special UK holiday package will go on sale this Sunday the 31st of July that will give guests the opportunity to attend "A Celebration of the Harry Potter Films." This special event will be hosted by Warner Bros. and will celebrate a decade of movie...

2011-07-17 12:20:00

LOS ANGELES, July 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, announced today that it sold 19% of all ticket sales for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2", which took in a projected domestic weekend box office of $168.6 million*. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20061016/LAM046LOGO-b ) Fandango's ticket sales for "Deathly Hallows, Part 2" is the company's largest share of the opening weekend box office for any movie in the company's...

2011-07-17 08:30:00

LOS ANGELES and BOCA RATON, Fla., July 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a history-making week for online sales, MovieTickets.com (www.movietickets.com), the leading global provider of advance movie ticketing, reports that Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 has shattered multiple online advance ticketing records. In addition to overall records, the final installment of the franchise sold at least twice the amount of tickets than any other movie in 2011. The film also became the highest...

2011-07-14 12:35:00

LOS ANGELES, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tonight's the night, as millions of moviegoers will band together to bid a fond, final farewell to the beloved characters of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20061016/LAM046LOGO-b) Fandango has sold more midnight and early morning show tickets for "Part 2"' than it has for the late night openings of any other movie (including "The Dark Knight" and "New Moon"). More than 6,000 of...

2011-07-13 19:22:00

PHOENIX, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the 3D release of the final Harry Potter film this week, leading visual neuroscientists at Barrow Neurological Institute say 3D illusions not only provide great entertainment, but might also tell us a lot about how our brains function. Top researchers Susana Martinez-Conde, PhD, and Stephen Macknik, PhD, have spent years examining the correlation between vision and the brain. Recently they have teamed up with some of the world's best magicians,...

2011-07-13 04:45:00

LOS ANGELES, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With two more days before its July 15 release date, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" has already leaped over the year's previous box office winners to become Fandango's top-selling title of the year so far. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20061016/LAM046LOGO-b) Fandango has sold more tickets for "Part 2" than it has sold for any other movie this year, including pre-release and post-release ticket sales. Fandango's Top 5...

2011-07-12 10:50:00

NEW YORK, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) today announced that it will launch "LeakyCon Radio," a three-day channel that will celebrate the world of Harry Potter and pay tribute to its fans as the final film in the beloved series hits theaters. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101014/NY82093LOGO ) "LeakyCon Radio" premieres Friday, July 15 at 6:00 am ET -- the day Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 hits theaters -- and airs through...

2011-07-11 00:00:00

LIVERPOOL, England, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Block Buster Toys for Boys THE kids' favourite blockbuster movies are back, and to help celebrate the return of Harry Potter, Cars and Transformers this summer, Woolworths.co.uk have got the best toys [http://www.woolworths.co.uk/toys/e/b/5132.end ] on the block. Recreate Harry's struggle against Voldemort with the Lego Hogwarts Castle [http://www.woolworths.co.uk/lego-harry-potter-hogwarts-castle/799947443.prd...

2011-07-08 03:00:00

HALIFAX, England, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The media circus surrounding the release of the final Harry Potter film has sparked a huge interest in people wanting to look like J.K. Rowling's characters, according to a leading online fancy dress [http://www.fancydressball.co.uk ] company. Daniel Radcliffe returns to play the lead role of the bespectacled wizard for the eagerly-anticipated eighth and final instalment when Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 hits...

2011-07-07 05:15:00

LOS ANGELES, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part II" does not open until July 15 (one week from tonight at midnight), but Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, is reporting it has already sold out more than 2,000 "Part II" showtimes across the country, from Anchorage, Alaska to Sunrise, Florida. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20061016/LAM046LOGO-b) In addition, the final "Harry Potter" adventure is currently: The most...