Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

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The sixth Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, was supposed to be released 21 November 2008, but Warner Brothers film studios announced yesterday that the film’s release has been delayed until 17 July 2009, due to a corporate brain fart.

Despite this disappointing news, the winning movie poster was chosen by my readers anyway (see above).

Poster number one was the overwhelming favorite, as you can see from the final poll results;

Meanwhile in other news, millionaire teenaged actress Emma Watson, who plays Harry Potter’s brilliant sidekick, Hermione, earned straight-As in her A-level exams for her three chosen topics; English literature, geography and art. She will take a gap year to pursue acting before attending university.

Comments

  1. #1 The Ridger
    August 16, 2008

    And yet just today I saw a preview in the theater.

  2. #2 grottodiego
    August 16, 2008

    I feel so frustrated as do most Potter fans so I’m taking this opportunity to promote these Potter “cover-fiction” stories.
    Check out http://www.elderscrossing.com, http://www.gatekeeperscurse.com, or my blog http://www.grottodiego.wordpress.com
    The story continues
    Maybe it will help you wait

    ON THE OTHER HAND
    AHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!WarnerBros SUCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I’M DONE WITH ANYTHING THEY PUT OUT. I’M FINISH WITH THEM. You guys can wait for Half-Blood Prince to come out next summer. I’m not waiting for anything they have anymore

  3. #3 Gindy
    August 17, 2008

    They pushed back the release date because the “family oriented distributors” do not want “Harry” answering questions about his role in Equus, a play we all know he appears nude and has sex in.

  4. #4 Ian
    August 20, 2008

    I find it interesting that poster #1 got such a huge tally. If it had been poster #6 or 7 would it have fared so well? I think you should have put all the posters out at once. This study is flawed!

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