On spec. On Friday.

Emily Resendez, 21, checks her phoenix costume while in line for the midnight premiere of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2," Thursday evening. The 8th and final film based on the 7-book series by J.K. Rowling has grossed over $6 billion in revenue since the first film was released in 2001. 

 

With the sun setting quickly, fans of the Harry Potter series descended upon the Cinemark Theater in Webster for the midnight premier of the last film in the series. Based on a 7-book trilogy, officials noted ticket pre-sales over 3,500, with 17 out of 18 theaters sold out as of 8PM.

 

Long lines and crowds for the final Harry Potter movie at the Cinemark in Webster, TX. With some enthusiasts starting the queue over 12 hours before the first midnight showing, officials estimated advance ticket sales between 3500 and 3700. With a multi-billion dollar revenue, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," the 8th and final movie, has been 10 years coming and marks the end of films based on the 7-book series.

Madeline Carr sports a home-made lion hat imitating that of character, Luna Lovegood, at the midnight premiere of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" Thursday evening. The 8th and final film drew big numbers, selling out 17 of 18 theaters at the Cinemark in Webster five hours before the first showing.

Despite humid summer weather and occasional sprinkles, fans in line sport costumes for the midnight premier of the 8th and final Harry Potter movie, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows." The film series based on the books by J.K. Rowling have been 10 years coming and grossed over $6 Billion in revenue since the first film was released in 2001.

 

Long lines and crowds for the final Harry Potter movie at the Cinemark in Webster, TX. With some enthusiasts starting the queue over 12 hours before the first midnight showing, officials estimated advance ticket sales between 3500 and 3700. With a multi-billion dollar revenue, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," the 8th and final movie, has been 10 years coming and marks the end of films based on the 7-book series.