After dominating the realms of literature, movie, and, to an extent, gaming, the Harry Potter franchise might have its wand aimed on the small display screen. If experiences are to be believed, Warner Bros. could also be creating a live-action Harry Potter collection for HBO Max.
The Hollywood Reporter first broke the information, claiming sources have knowledgeable them that HBO executives have been speaking with potential present writers to debate pitch concepts for what a Harry Potter TV collection would seem like. Since these are early conferences, there’s no affirmation on what the present would entail by way of plot, solid, or its place inside the fiction’s timeline.
Whereas this sounds thrilling, HBO Max and Warner Bros. have denied the existence of the present in an announcement to THR: “There aren’t any Harry Potter collection in growth on the studio or on the streaming platform.” As IGN factors out, nevertheless, “in growth” means various things to totally different folks, and sifting by means of concepts will not be thought-about part of energetic manufacturing.
If that is true, followers in all probability have a great wait forward of them earlier than something is ready in stone. Nonetheless, given the franchise’s enduring reputation (regardless of the controversy surrounding creator, J.Okay. Rowling), it might shock precisely zero folks that Warner Bros. can be a approach to make use of the IP to bolster the attraction of its rising streaming service. Will we get extra of Harry and the gang, one other story set throughout the Implausible Beasts period, or one thing new solely? Extra importantly, can we get the present earlier than or after the much-anticipated Hogwarts Legacy launches subsequent 12 months? Retaining an eye fixed out for additional updates sounds prefer it’ll be an train in, say it with me, fixed vigilance.
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[Source: The Hollywood Reporter via IGN]