Potter Flick Pushed to Summer

By Peter Fearon,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 15, 2008 5:33 AM CDT
Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe signs autographs at the premiere of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix." His next premiere has been postponed until the summer of 2009.    (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Harry Potter won't be working movie magic in November. In a surprise move, Warner Bros. has pushed back the release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince to July of 2009, MTV reports. The studio says the move isn't because of any problems with the film. It simply needs a summer blockbuster for next year, and the writers' strike put a crimp in other scripts.