Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 to open in 356 IMAX theaters worldwideIMAX Corporation and Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that {0}, the film based on the beloved book by {1}, will be released to IMAX theatres this Friday, November 19th. The film will open as the largest IMAX release to date with 239 IMAX screens domestically, simultaneously with the film's wide North American release. The movie will also open on 117 IMAX screens internationally, 97 of which will open this Friday, with the additional runs debuting over the duration of the following four weeks. More international theatres will be added as pending bookings are confirmed. Advance tickets sales for the film have been extremely robust, with many sell-outs across various territories.

As the world prepares to see the finale of the Harry Potter film series, ABC Family gives fans a chance to look back at their favorite wizards and witches with a wicked weekend full of "Harry Potter" films. The weekend starts with Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone on Thursday, March 17th and will include airings of each of the first five films through Sunday, March 20th.

Faithful Potter fans will also be given a chance to go behind-the scenes with never-before-seen interview footage from the cast and filmmakers which give insights on key scenes from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2, as well as revisiting important moments from the previous films to prepare for the final battle that takes place in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2. The never-before-seen footage that will be airing throughout the weekend includes a look back at Harry and Ginny's relationship, director David Yates' take on Harry and Hermione's relationship, the origins of The Marauder's Map and a look into the very last shot of principal photography of the film franchise with producer David Baron. ABC Family will also be airing exclusive sneak peeks at some of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2" most exciting moments, including Harry & Draco's fight in the Room of Requirement, the hair-raising dragon sequences and the final courtyard battle between good and evil. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 opens in theaters on July 15, 2011.

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The "Harry Potter" weekend schedule is as follows:

Thursday, March 17th

Friday, March 18th

Saturday, March 19th

Sunday, March 20th

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