Latest News On Harry Potter Television Series On Max

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe
[Image Harry Potter/YouTube]

The movies based on J.K. Rowling’s books about Harry Potter were a huge success with fans. Now, they can look forward to seeing more of their favorite characters in a TV series on Max. However, while it is officially going ahead, fans will have to wait until at least 2026 for the show to debut.

Harry Potter TV show to air on Max

According to Warner Bros. Discovery boss, David Zaslav, he recently met with J.K. Rowling in London to discuss the new series based on her novels. After the talk, the TV series is going ahead, with Warner Bros. Discovery now setting a 2026 debut for the much-longed for series to air.

The latest news was revealed on Friday by Zaslav, during his company’s fourth-quarter earnings call. Speaking of Warner Bros. Discovery’s franchise strategy, he expressed his excitement, saying:

We’ve not been shy about our excitement around Harry Potter. The last film was made more than a dozen years ago.

Meeting with J.K. Rowling in London

Zaslav went on to say that he had a meeting with Harry Potter creator, J.K. Rowlings a few weeks ago in London. He said he was in London with Casey (Bloys, HBO and Max boss) and Channing (Dungey, WBD TV boss). Moreover, they spent some “real-time with J.K. and her team,” adding:

Both sides are thrilled to be reigniting this franchise. Our conversations were great, and we couldn’t be more excited about what’s ahead. We can’t wait to share a decade of new stories with fans around the world on Max.

As noted by the Hollywood Reporter, development on the new series started in 2021 and Warner Bros. Discovery gave the show the green light last year. Meanwhile, it was said that the plan is to develop seasons of the series based on all of Rowling’s books, spreading over 10 years.

About Harry Potter

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe
Daniel Radcliffe played Harry Potter [Image The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon]

For those new to the stories, Harry Potter is a character in a series of seven fantasy novels, written by British author J.K. Rowling. The books explore the lives of a young wizard, Harry Potter and his friends, Hermoine Granger and Ron Weasley, all of whom are students at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

While the stories are mostly aimed at younger people, many adults have also fallen in love with the young wizard and his friends and their adventures. In the movies, Daniel Radcliffe plays the role of Harry Potter, while Emma Watson plays Hermoine Granger and Rupert Grint plays Ron Weasley. Meanwhile, it is currently unknown who will star in the upcoming TV series.

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