Harry Potter TV collection adapting all 7 books coming to Max

The rumors have been true. HBO confirmed {that a} Harry Potter TV collection is within the works on the Max announcement occasion on Wednesday. HBO says that the collection can be a “devoted adaptation” of the Harry Potter guide collection and can roll out over the course of 10 years.

Harry Potter collection ordered at HBO

The collection will function a brand new solid, as most of the actors from the films have all aged out of their roles. There may even be loads of beforehand unseen characters and storylines, because the TV collection may have way more time to adapt every guide.

“We’re delighted to provide audiences the chance to find Hogwarts in a complete new method,” stated Casey Bloys, the chairman and CEO of HBO and Max content material, in a press release on Wednesday. “Harry Potter is a cultural phenomenon and it’s clear there may be such an everlasting love and thirst for the Wizarding World. In partnership with Warner Bros. Tv and J.Ok. Rowling, this new Max Unique collection will dive deep into every of the long-lasting books that followers have continued to take pleasure in for all of those years.”

It was solely a matter of time earlier than Warner Bros. went again to the nicely with the Harry Potter franchise. It was just too beneficial a property to disregard, at the same time as creator J.Ok. Rowling makes headlines for her repeated transphobic remarks. Rowling will function an govt producer on the present alongside Neil Blair and Ruth Kenley-Letts.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter has been again within the limelight in current months as a result of launch of Hogwarts Legacy, which has been a smash hit for Warner Bros. Video games. The sport takes place 100 years previous to the occasions of the unique guide collection.

HBO didn’t share any particulars a couple of launch date, however within the meantime, the brand new Max streaming service that mixes HBO Max and Discovery Plus will launch on Could 23.