That Harry Potter is one of the most famous and valuable franchises in history, you already know, right? Counting on books, movies, games, parks and other products, the universe of the most famous wizard in the world became a real gold mine and draws legions of fans to this day.
More recently, some rumors indicated that Harry Potter could win another big production🇧🇷 This time, it would be a series, which would be exclusive to HBO Max, streaming from Warner Bros., the company that owns the rights to the works. live action franchise created by author JK Rowling.
However, such rumors have been going on for about 2 years and, so far, no confirmation about the series has been made. Who commented on the matter, in order to shed more light on this story, was Sarah Aubrey, head of original content at HBO Max.
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In an interview with Variety, she said, “There’s nothing quite like a Harry Potter fan in terms of an appetite for storytelling and new ways to interact with these characters,” she said. “So whether it’s meetings, live events or games, we’re very engaged in creating new content for these fans and thinking about what to do in the future,” she continued.
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However, she assured that, for now, there is no series in the Harry Potter universe being produced on HBO Max. “We don’t have a series in development right now. But we’re keeping a close eye on the business, because we know fans are clamoring for more storytelling,” she concluded.
Harry Potter future
Sarah’s speech, however, indicates that the possibility of a series is not ruled out. However, a series production of Harry Potter would depend on several factors to happen, such as Rowling’s green light, for example, that she owns the rights to the franchise as a whole and would need to agree to the idea.
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The author’s relationship with part of the actors and actresses of fantasy films, as well as with some fans, by the way, has not been the best. This is because of some of the artist’s anti-trans statements, which were repudiated by many.
Rowling did not appear, for example, in the special Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Celebration: Back to Hogwarts, which brought together the cast of the feature films. A fact that many attributed to the “rift” between her and the others involved with the franchise.