Waiting in line for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 (aka "2 Deathly, 2 Hallow") can be amazing fun. The celebration, the costumes...it's hard not to get swept away into the enchanting world of Hogwarts. Before you go asking all of your newfound film line friends out to dinner, however, remember that like every fan base, Potter fandom has its share of not-all-there individuals. To illustrate our point, here are eight far out theories that left us scratching our heads.
If you want to see Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, you have to wait until Friday. If you want to see the Tony Award-winning musical The Book of Mormon, you have to wait until January 2012, the next time tickets are available. But if you want to see a clever spoof of both, you'll find it below.
That annual nerdgasm the San Diego Comic-Con is a retail nirvana, offering pop culture and sci-fi collectible enthusiasts an array of show-only gems that make mortal wallets quake in anticipation. Items range from a few dollars to hundreds of dollars and often have limited/numbered runs, special packaging or paints that are exclusive to the SDCC floor (and sometimes their company websites) throughout the show.
It's not really news that J.K. Rowling drew from multiple sources to create her Harry Potter series. It's not even news that there are similarities between Harry Potter and Star Wars. But now there's an infographic floating around the Internet that presents these similarities in an eye-catching—and jaw-dropping—way.
A week ago, a new site simply titled Pottermore was launched, and Harry Potter fans by the millions came to scratch their heads at it. What could it possibly be? Today, J.K. Rowling herself announced what Pottermore is and what it will mean for all the would-be sorcerers out there.
Thirty seconds isn't a lot of time, but this 30-second clip of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 is enough to show us what Voldemort has in store for Harry: a magical beatdown.
What one word would YOU use to describe the Harry Potter films that have been around since 2000 and will finally be coming to an end next month? We have a feeling that "glue" wouldn't be one of them. Though that's how one of the members of the cast described the franchise.
Wait a minute! Is that Hogwarts, or Omaha Beach on freakin' D-Day? Yeah, we've been expecting this movie since the late 1990s, but the new trailer for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 still manages to surprise with heaping piles of awesome
Darth Vader's not the only one who's got a handle on what Fridays are all about. At least one of those kids at Hogwarts also knows a thing or two about the end of the week.
Although Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 2 won't be hitting screens until July 15, 2011, the promotion wheels are spinning. Now Warner Bros. has released a behind-the-scenes look of Deathly Hallows 2 to the Harry Potter Facebook page.