See Harry Potter on the big screen beginning October 13.

By Cailey Rizzo
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In order to build hype for “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” coming out November 18, Warner Bros. is releasing the Harry Potter series back into IMAX—but only for one week.

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Starting October 13, all eight Harry Potter films will screen in select IMAX theatres across the country.

For the first time ever, two of the films—“Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” and “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets”—will be supersized to fit on IMAX screens.

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The screenings will also include sneak peeks of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” along with recorded messages from Eddie Redmayne and other actors in the upcoming film.


For fans who happen to be in Los Angeles or London, cast members from Fantastic Beasts will make special appearances at some of the screenings. Check with local theatres for more information about screenings.

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Theatres will sell tickets to individual showings, separate days, or packages for the entire festival.