Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
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HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 2
The final chapter begins as Harry, Ron, and Hermione continue their quest of finding and destroying the three remaining Horcruxes, the magical items responsible for his immortality. But as the Deathly Hallows are uncovered, and Voldemort finds out about their mission, the biggest battle begins and the journey comes to an end.
The film was Directed by David Yates, who had also directed three other Harry Potter films. The screenplay was written by Steve Kloves but the original novel was written by J K Rowling. The film was produced by many people, including J K Rowling and David Heyman.
The film cost around $125,000,000 to make and overall made $1,328,111,219.
It was filmed in Pinewood Studios, England and Leavesden Studios, England. Part 2 was filmed at the same time part 1 was filmed, which was from 19 th February 2009 – 12th June 2010. Pinewood Studio, Leavesden Studios and Warner Bros produced and distributed the film as they had also done so with the previous films. Warner Bros also produced other fantasy films such as Lord of the Rings. The production studios produced the film because they produced all the other films and they were successful and part of the franchise.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 was promoted by using teaser posters, a poster campaign, trailers, TV spots, merchandising and a film premiere. The film made many different types of merchandise such as costumes, wands, prop replicas and more. The film premiere for the film was massive and a big deal for fans. People camped out a week beforehand just for the premiere as it was the last one ever.
The Harry Potter website was extremely interactive just as it was about to be released, they included the trailer and the theme music onto the homepage. Also, Pottermore (a website created by J K Rowling for fans) was spoken about and was being made for the future.
The film got a lot of press publicity for the cast and crew by being involved in magazine specials especially as it was the end of the franchise. It was the last Harry Potter film made from the 7 novels written, however it was split into two parts making 8 films in total.
The film was released worldwide in the summer so that more people were available to go and see it.
Opening Weekend: $169,189,427 (USA) (17 July 2011) (4375 Screens)
Gross: $1,328,111,219 (Worldwide) (10 December 2011)
The DVD was released on 11th November 2011 so it was available to buy for Christmas. It was also sold in a box set with all the other films.