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Burbank, CA, September 20, 2011 – The “Boy Who Lived” comes face to face with the enemy of the wizarding world for a final, epic battle in “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2” when it arrives on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital Download on November 11 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group. Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson return for the closing installment of the most successful film franchise of all time. “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2” has earned more than $1.3 billion at the worldwide box office.
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2” was directed by David Yates who also helmed the blockbusters “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” and “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1.” Returning from previous Harry Potter films is an all-star supporting cast, including Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane, Warwick Davis, Tom Felton, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon, Ciarán Hinds, John Hurt, Jason Isaacs, Matthew Lewis, Gary Oldman, Alan Rickman, Maggie Smith, David Thewlis, Julie Walters and Bonnie Wright.
The collective Harry Potter films are the highest-grossing franchise of all time, a global record it has held since the success of the sixth film, 2009’s “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.”
The Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD include an UltraViolet Digital Copy of the standard definition main feature, which allows consumers to download the film to a PC or Mac plus instantly stream it from a digital cloud to many computers, tablets or smartphones.
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2” will be available for a limited time only on Blu-ray and DVD, so get your copy before it vanishes from shelves. New shipments of all eight Harry Potter films on Blu-ray and DVD will cease on December 29, 2011.
The release of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2” will also be marked by a special celebration at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort, where the Harry Potter stories live on. The Harry Potter Home Entertainment Celebration will consist of a series of special events to be attended by cast and filmmakers from the Harry Potter films. The three-day celebration will take place from Friday, November 11 to Sunday, November 13. Cast and filmmakers expected to be in attendance include James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley), Warwick Davis (Professor Flitwick, Griphook), Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood), Mark Williams (Arthur Weasley), David Bradley (Argus Filch), Jessie Cave (Lavender Brown) and many more to be named later*.
In addition, the exciting global online adventure “Harry Potter: The Quest” continues. Fans can earn points to unlock content that will give them a deeper look into the world of Harry Potter by playing games, watching videos and having all new Harry Potter experiences that will bring them closer to exciting rewards. For more information and to sign up visit www.HarryPotterTheQuest.com.
Additional information and content is also available at http://www.facebook.com/harrypottermovie
Also available on November 11 will be “Harry Potter: The Complete 8-Film Collection” featuring the complete Harry Potter film franchise on Blu-ray and DVD.
LEGO HARRY POTTER: YEARS 5-7
Available for holiday 2011 will be “LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7.” Published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, developed by TT Games and licensed by the LEGO Group, “LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7” continues the stories of the “Boy Who Lived” in this spell-binding adventure. This time, players are transported through the final three books and final four films – “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince™,” and “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” – to experience Harry’s last years at Hogwarts and battle Lord Voldemort in the ultimate fight of good vs. evil. The game features lessons, spell-casting, dueling and much more for players of all ages to enjoy. The game will be available for Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, PSP (PlayStation®Portable) system, the Wii system, the Nintendo DS and Nintendo 3DS hand-held systems and Windows PC.
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2” is the final adventure in the Harry Potter film series. The much-anticipated motion picture event is the second of two full-length parts.
In the epic finale, the battle between the good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. The stakes have never been higher and no one is safe. But it is Harry Potter who may be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice as he draws closer to the climactic showdown with Lord Voldemort. It all ends here.
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2” will be available on Blu-ray Combo Pack, featuring a hi-definition copy, a standard definition copy and an UltraViolet digital copy of the main feature, for $35.99. It will also be available on single disc DVD with an UltraViolet Digital Copy for $28.98.
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2” can also be purchased for permanent download through iTunes, Zune Marketplace on Xbox 360, Amazon, Vudu and CinemaNow. A hi-definition version is available for download at the PlayStation Store on PS3 game consoles, PSP and PS Vita.
It will be available to rent ON DEMAND in hi-definition through Digital Cable, IPTV and Satellite TV.
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2” will be available to rent via kiosks and subscription on 12/09/11.
“Harry Potter: The Complete 8-Film Collection” will be available on Blu-ray for $139.99 and DVD for $98.92 SRP.
BLU-RAY AND DVD ELEMENTS
The “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2” Blu-ray Combo Pack contains the following special features:
• Maximum Movie Mode hosted by Matthew Long (Neville Longbottom) and other cast members (80 minutes) - As the epic showdown between Harry Potter and Lord Voldemort approaches, don’t miss a single detail as the forces of good and evil clash one final time throughout the grounds of Hogwarts.
• A Conversation with JK Rowling and Daniel Radcliffe - Join J.K. Rowling and Daniel Radcliffe for an exclusive conversation about bringing the character of Harry Potter to life, the last decade of films and how their lives have changed by the fame that they’ve both experienced.
• The Goblins of Gringotts - Hosted by Warwick Davis, you’ll see the entire process of becoming a goblin in a Harry Potter film, from auditions and casting to makeup and prosthetic tests as well as filming the final scenes.
• The Women of Harry Potter – A look at the remarkable women in Harry Potter’s life and the critical role they play in the films.
• WB Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter
• Deleted Scenes
For PS3® Users:
• Game demo of “LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 for PS3®
The “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2” Standard Definition DVD contains the following special features:
• Deleted scenes
ULTRAVIOLETTM DIGITAL COPY
Warner Bros. is taking Digital Copy to a whole new level. The “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2” UltraViolet Digital Copy includes a Standard Definition Digital Copy of the main feature. Restrictions apply. See packaging for details.
Blu-ray Combo Pack $35.99
Single disc Amaray (WS) $28.98
Standard Street Date: November 11, 2011
DVD Languages: English, Latin Spanish, Canadian French
BD Languages: English, Latin Spanish, Canadian French, Brazilian Portuguese
DVD Subtitles: ESDH, Latin Spanish, Parisian French
BD Subtitles: ESDH, Latin Spanish, Parisian French, Brazilian Portuguese
Running Time: 130 minutes
Rating: PG-13 (for some sequences of intense action violence and frightening images)
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