Harry Potter will have a new series. This is a fact. The magical universe created by JK Rowling in her unforgettable saga of novels will be brought to more screens and revealing details of the ambitious project have been revealed in the last few hours.
HBO Max announced Wednesday at the Warner Bros. Discovery presentation in Los Angeles that it has already ordered an original Harry Potter television series for release in the next few years.
For its part, HBO Max shared the first promotional teaser with the official brand logo on its networks, which aroused excitement and suspicion in the millions of Harry Potter fans around the world.
Reactions to news
The fiction, which still has no title, will be a “faithful adaptation” of all the Harry Potter books (one per season) e It will last a decade, a figure that, according to what has been read on the networks, has surprised his fans.
Many considered the serial format to fit the structure of Rowling’s novels. Others have simply argued that 10 years of Harry Potter is too long, especially considering the movies aren’t that old.
“My God, they say that for the Harry Potter series there is a 10-year commitment to re-adapt the saga. Logical in a practical sense, because the kids will grow up, but it takes a decade to tell something about this universe that already Si it’s seen,” said one tweeter.
“A ten-year Harry Potter series is the best TV show idea in a long time. The books are perfect for that,” added another who agreed with the decision.
A third party, on the other hand, surprisingly predicted that the series won’t shy away from current social “discourses”, suggesting that there will be some political correctness in the program: “A Harry Potter series was inevitable. The structure of those books lends itself very better for a TV series than a movie. But, oh, the next decade of talk. Come, Armageddon, go.
Rowling, the author, he will also executive produce the project Original by Max. The series, once produced – it should be specified – can be seen through the platform all over the world.
The show will have a new cast. (not confirmed yet), so they won’t be anymore Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson -at least- in the main roles. Warner’s idea is to win over a new generation of audiences, so there will be new teenagers at the forefront.
“Max’s commitment to preserving the integrity of my books is important to me, and I look forward to being a part of this new adaptation that will allow for a degree of depth and detail that only a long-running television series can deliver.” “, Rowling said. .
Casey BloysPresident and CEO of HBO and Max Content, said, “We are delighted to offer audiences the opportunity to experience Hogwarts in a whole new way.”
“Harry Potter is a cultural phenomenon and it is clear that there is such an enduring love and thirst for the wizarding world. In association with Warner Bros. Television and JK Rowling, this new Original Max series will delve into each of the iconic books that fans have continued to enjoy over the years,” added Bloys.
There is no doubt that the wizarding world continues to expand. The new series will add to the eight films based on the saga, to the three corresponding to the spin-off Fantastic animalsto the franchise’s video games and the 2016 game Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
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