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"Deathly Hallows: Part 2" World Premiere Set to be Most Spectacular Yet; 7th July Date Announced

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Posted by: Rosi
March 01, 2011, 09:31 AM

Warner Bros. today issued a press release announcing that London's Trafalgar Square and Leicester Square will both be the locations of the World Premiere of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2". WB also announced a date for the premiere: 7th July 2011.

London's Trafalgar Square has not hosted a red carpet film premiere before and WB writes

The cast, filmmakers and guests attending the final Harry Potter premiere will begin the night on the red carpet in Trafalgar Square with the world’s media in attendance.  Special areas will be reserved within the square for fans and competition winners from all over the world to see the actors and creators of some of the most beloved characters of all time.  Cast and guests will then make their way to Leicester Square’s cinemas to watch the film.

 The Mayor of London Boris Johnson is also quoted as saying:

For the last decade we've been gripped by the on-screen battle between Harry Potter and his arch enemy Lord Voldemort and this is one of the most eagerly awaited films in history. As befits a great British triumph, I can think of no better venue than the iconic surroundings of Trafalgar Square in which to stage the most spectacular of send offs for this dramatic finale

A quote from Josh Berger, President and Managing Director of Warner Bros. Pictures UK adds:

We are delighted that our plans for the finale of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows will take place in such a spectacular venue.  We pride ourselves on the creativity of our premieres and the space within Trafalgar Square will lend itself to being a magical experience for both guests and fans.

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" is released in cinemas across the UK and Ireland on 15th July 2011.

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668 Points

I wish I could be there!!!!!!!

Posted by Natalia {ROAR} on March 01, 2011, 09:40 AM report to moderator
36 Points

I won’t be able to take the day off work then unfortunately, but I’ll try and be there for after work at least >_<

Posted by Daisy on March 01, 2011, 09:45 AM report to moderator
4852 Points

I wish I could go!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by #1 Witch ROAR! on March 01, 2011, 09:51 AM report to moderator
2408 Points

I’ll be there! Yay, this will be fantastic! Link to the press release please, Leaky?

Posted by KiwiMcI on March 01, 2011, 09:53 AM report to moderator
58 Points

Yes, I’d like the link, also.

Posted by ginevra47 on March 01, 2011, 10:11 AM report to moderator
358 Points

I would give anything to attend! Can’t wait for the movie!!!

Posted by weasleywannabe1997 on March 01, 2011, 10:11 AM report to moderator
683 Points

Wow,one thing’s for sure,this will be HUGE!
i’d so love to be there sigh

Posted by xxIBelieveInNarglesxx on March 01, 2011, 10:12 AM report to moderator
683 Points

oh,also,we now know that it’ll be raining for sure on the 7th of July XD

Posted by xxIBelieveInNarglesxx on March 01, 2011, 10:13 AM report to moderator
207 Points

This is really cool!!!

Posted by on March 01, 2011, 10:24 AM report to moderator
207 Points

This is really cool!!!

Posted by on March 01, 2011, 10:24 AM report to moderator
1122 Points

Wish I could be there! sigh Im watching the movie no matter what updating calendar Woohh! This is gonna be epic! ^^,

Posted by ykaitot on March 01, 2011, 10:54 AM report to moderator
424 Points


Posted by MissStarKidSmiles on March 01, 2011, 11:04 AM report to moderator
1481 Points

omg hope they have one here

Posted by Mew5645 on March 01, 2011, 11:06 AM report to moderator
5389 Points

Awww how i wish i was there.

Posted by Azaad Potter The Chosen One [ROAR] on March 01, 2011, 11:30 AM report to moderator
1111 Points

Ahhhhhhhh I’m going!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
So we have to go to trafalgar square and not leiscter?
Omg can not actually believe I’m going:);):):);):);):);):):):););):);):):):);

Posted by Harrypotterultrafan on March 01, 2011, 11:47 AM report to moderator
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