Harry Potter Series on HBO Max?
Harry Potter fans! Here’s certainly a good news for you. HBO Max is likely to develop a series on Harry Potter, as per initial reports. If the development matures, JK Rowling’s story would be visible on the small screen for the first time. After eight movies of the Harry Potter series hitting the movie halls, it is time to get a taste of the character on the small screen. Reportedly, HBO Max is into early conversations to broadcast a Harry Potter series.
A Hollywood reporter has provided substantial information, citing a number of sources to support this probable development. The US streaming service, backed by Warner Media has witnessed these early developments. Incidentally, the content of Warner Media appeals locally on Foxtel and Binge. They claim that the authorities had already discussed with the writers regarding how they would transform the story to make it suitable for the small screen.
What if the gossip turns out to be real?
Harry Potter fans must note that the project is in its early days of development. No attachment of talent or writers has yet been done. The copyright of Harry Potter materials lies solely with JK Rowling and Warner Bros. Of course, this venture has got its money-making or economic potential, if the deal matures. JK Rowling’s Harry Potter series has fans across the world. Once the development matures, more information would pour in regarding these particulars. The intensity of this development can be felt through the popularity of harry potter puzzle and other games, which have gradually turned out into a popular culture.
Warner Bros, when approached regarding the development, denied the development on the streaming platform or at the studio. However, there lies their suspense, and time would reveal the real developments.
The Harry Potter legacy
In the past, the Harry Potter series got people hooked to their seats as it ran through the box office. It took a decade, from 2001 to 2011 for the eight films of this series to appear before the silver screen. If you are a Harry Potter fan, you need no introduction to the cast. Daniel Radcliffe plays the leading role of Harry Potter, along with Emma Watson as Hermione Granger and Rupert Grint as Ron Weasley. The franchise has already bagged as much as $7.7 billion, as per box office reports.
Now, it has been ten years that the last Harry Potter movie had hit the box office. It doesn’t matter how long it has been, but the boy back then is just as alive now. Even the spirit of the wizarding world has lived on all these years. Then you have the stage show which is internationally known, ‘Harry Potter and The Cursed Child’. The craze for Harry Potter has been such, that Universal Studio Parks have come up across the globe. There are several magical themed restaurants, cafes and commercial zones, inspired by the series. Besides, you have harry potter puzzles for kids and teens. Presently, this would definitely a news that would get the Harry Potter fans on their toes. It remains to be seen whether the deal matures, and if it does, it would only be a matter of time before Harry Potter comes to the small screen.
Of course, bringing Harry Potter on the silver screen would be a financial success for the franchise. However, it is likely to be overshadowed by the enthusiasm of Harry Potter fans!