I just love Harry Potter. I read ALL the books.
Hermione WILL be back. After weeks of speculation and rumors, actress
Emma Watson has signed on to do the final two Harry Potter films. She
will be joined by her castmates, Daniel Radcliffe, as Harry and Rupert
Grint, as Ron Weasley.
The trio are the center of a cast of many in the blockbuster films
that began in 2001. Based on the novels by author J.K. Rowling, the
films have grossed more than $3.5 billion and rumors of Watson not
wanting to reprise her role caused much concern. Built on a largely
young fan-base, worries of how fans would react to a change of actress
to a main character became a focus. However, all the worry was for
nothing, Watson’s signed and all’s right in the Harry Potter
The firth film in the series, “Harry Potter and the Order of the
Phoenix” is scheduled for release July 13, 2007.