Peacock subscribers woke up recently to find out Harry Potter movies is no longer available for viewing. They seem to have been removed and are now gone. Why are the Harry Potter movies disappearing from the Peacock? And where does the fan favorite series appear? Here’s what you need to know about missing HP movies.
Has the Peacock removed the Harry Potter movies?
Yes, the Peacock has canceled the Harry Potter movie series beginning May 8, 2023.
Currently, there is no news on when the Harry Potter movie series will be returns to the Peacock. However, Peacock subscribers should not despair because the Potter films will return to the NBCUniversal-owned streamer sooner or later.
In 2016, WarnerMedia and NBCUniversal an agreement was reached for TV and some streaming rights to the Potter films until 2025. Peacock typically has a six-month window with video-on-demand rights to the series, but that can vary. The last time the show heads to the Peacock is in September 2022.
Where can you watch the Harry Potter movies now?
For now, fans can do just that watch the Harry Potter movies on HBO Max.
It’s easy to guess why Warner Bros. The Discovery-owned streamer wants streaming exclusives for popular series right now. In a few days, HBO Max will be rebranded to Max, with the “new” streaming service being promoted as the only destination for Wizarding World, which means that, in addition to the Harry Potter movies, fans can also watch the Fantastic Beasts installments on the newly-rebranded streamer, the Harry Potter 20th Anniversary special, and more. Max also announced a television series based on books written by JK Rowling coming in the next two years.
The first Harry Potter movie was released in 2001 and was an instant hit that spawned seven sequels. The film series grossed over $7 billion worldwide and quickly became a cultural touchstone. It is starred Daniel Radcliffe like Harry Potter, Emma Watson as Hermione Granger, and Rupert Grint as Ron Weasley, with a talented ensemble cast.