Bad news for Potterheads: all eight Harry Potter movies will be removed from HBO Max on August 31. However, the good news is that the movies can be found on another well-known streaming platform. Peacock added everything Harry Potter movies to his library on July 1 a shock to no one. The Harry Potter franchise has been used as a popular series attraction for both streaming services for some time now, with the movies disappearing from one platform to appear on the other.
That said, Potterheads can expect Great beats and where to find them, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwaldand Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore to stay on HBO Max. Also, the platform is still offering viewers the chance to watch the reunion of the Harry Potter cast and director Chris Columbus as they discuss the making of the films in Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts.
For those unfamiliar with or curious about the film series, Harry Potter is based on author JK Rowling‘s children’s fantasy book series of the same name. It follows the story of protagonist Harry Potter and his two best friends, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, as they navigate the mysteries and turmoil of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry as Harry prepares for the final showdown with Lord Voldemort, a dark wizard who plans to become immortal and eventually dominate the wizarding and muggle worlds.
The series quickly became a hit with readers since the first book was published in 1997. The exploration of themes such as death, prejudice, friendship, family and corruption attracted a wider audience worldwide. Rowling’s writing success led to other different types of media in the Wizarding World, such as video games, plays, and even themed rides featured in many Universal Parks and Warner Bros. Studios all over the world have been built.
Despite Rowling’s vitriolic speech to the Trans community, the series remains a staple of the fantasy genre as a whole, both in the reading and movie communities. Many fans believe that there is still a lot to discover in the franchise.
The Harry Potter movies leave HBO on August 31. In the meantime, Collider has definitely noticed details in the movies that all fans will want to know. The video below provides a long list of possible missed details in the Harry Potter Movies fans will look forward to: