When the Harry Potter books finally went on sale in electronic form on Tuesday, it was as if Harry himself had cast the “Alohomora” spell on them — the one that unlocks doors.
Author J.K. Rowling announced Thursday that her seven Potter novels will be sold as e-books starting in October, ending the boy wizard’s status as one of the highest-profile holdouts against digital publishing.
Harry Potter fans are holding their collective breath, as J.K. Rowling gets set to reveal her latest project involving the boy wizard.
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1” remained the No. 1 movie with $50.3 million over Thanksgiving weekend, closely followed by the animated musical “Tangled” with $49.1 million.
Harry Potter has cast his biggest box-office spell yet with a franchise record $125.1 million domestically over opening weekend.
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1” conjured up $61.2 million domestically in its first day, positioning it for the best opening weekend ever for the series about the young wizard.
Harry Potter has added to his billions with a whopping $24 million domestic haul from midnight screenings of his latest adventure.