Fans pack theaters for the new Harry Potter film

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Excitement was brewing Thursday night for the premiere of the newest installment in the Harry Potter series. The Carmike-Wynnsong Cinemas in Savannah held a midnight showing and fans filled up theaters to see "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows".

This is the 7th film in the series and also Part 1 of the two-part finale. Many fans pre-ordered tickets so they wouldn't have to wait in line. They say it was well worth it! Part 2 of "Deathly Hallows" is expected to be released next July.

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