‘Harry Potter’ TV Collection within the Works at HBO Max
HBO Max is waving its magic wand and making a brand new Harry Potter TV sequence seem.
A sequence based mostly on the blockbuster ebook and film franchise is nearing a take care of the streamer, in keeping with a report from Bloomberg. Every season of the sequence could be based mostly on one of many seven Harry Potter books by J.Okay. Rowling, who will likely be creatively concerned within the sequence, however is not going to function sole creator or showrunner.
Talks are nonetheless ongoing, however mum or dad firm Warner Bros. Discovery is holding a press occasion subsequent Wednesday for its streaming service (which can embody a long-awaited new identify), so the time is correct for a giant programming splash.
The Harry Potter sequence started with Rowling’s first ebook, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, first revealed in 1997. Six extra books adopted, promoting greater than 600 million copies worldwide mixed. A function movie franchise starring Daniel Radcliffe because the titular wizard first hit the massive display in 2001, with eight movies grossing greater than $7 billion in whole. Radcliffe and his co-stars reunited for an HBO Max particular, Harry Potter twentieth Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts, that debuted final yr. A possible TV sequence based mostly on the books was first announced again in early 2021.