The Harry Potter films are leaving streaming — and coming right back, by moving from HBO Max to NBC's Peacock.
Peacock announced the news in a press release on Wednesday, stating that the eight original films would be available on its platform throughout 2020 and 2021. The films will be offered for free in windows — which means they might not all be available at the same time.
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The films will be available starting in October, which marks the end of their six-month run on HBO Max, which launched in May with Harry Potter as a surprising acquisition. Per a deal between the two parent companies, the films would enjoy a temporary home on HBO before returning to a Universal-owned platform for the foreseeable future (which could be up to 2025). Read more...More about Entertainment, Movies, Harry Potter, Peacock, and Hbo Max