The publisher of the wildly popular and very profitable "Harry Potter" books says it intends to fight a lawsuit alleging that author J.K. Rowling stole the idea for the series about the boy wizard.
"Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince" will open the 39th edition of Italy's Giffoni Film Festival for children.
"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" will open two days early on Wednesday July 15.
Warner Bros. and Disney whetted the appetites of exhibitors at ShoWest on Tuesday with footage of Buzz Lightyear, Scrooge, Harry Potter and a slew of 3-D extravaganzas, as both studios unveiled…
As studios parade their summer slates at ShoWest, some theater owners are sure to complain that Hollywood majors are once again bunching too many movies too close together, particularly in the May…
ABC Family continues to secure a basic-cable lock on the Harry Potter franchise by prebuying cable rights to "Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince" 10 months in advance of its theatrical debut, and…
A judge says "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling has won her claim that a fan violated her copyright with his plans to publish a Potter encyclopedia.
International distributors are scrambling to adjust their holiday-season planning in the wake of Warner Bros.' Aug. 14 surprise announcement that it is delaying the November release of "Harry Potter…
Warner Bros. may have roughly 25 pics on its schedule to unspool in 2009, but few are the types of films you'd expect from the studio.
Summit Entertainment has pushed up the release date of its highly anticipated vampire pic "Twilight" to Nov. 21, taking advantage of the B.O. opening left after Warner Bros. opted to move "Harry…
Warner Bros. has decided to bump the release of "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" from Nov. 21 to July 17. Shift puts it up against Universal's bigscreen adaptation of "Land of the Lost,"…