Slated for theaters Nov. 19, Comcast is offering sneak peeks of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 via On Demand with Xfinity TV and online at XfinitytTV.com. Over 75 pieces of conent will be available to view including behind the scenes footage, interviews with actors and Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling.
Available today, Nov. 1, are featurettes “The Story” and “Horcruxes” on Xfinity TV and xfinitytv.com. Next week, Nov. 8, Comcast will offer featurettes “The Deathly Hallows” (a Comcast exclusive) and “The Ministry of Magic.” In two weeks, on Nov. 15, Comcast exclusive “Bellatrix and Malfoy Madness — Introduction of New Characters” and “Bellatrix and Malfoy Madness” will be available On Demand and online.
Xfinity TV is also offering Comcast customers access to the first five Harry Potter films – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix On Demand through November 10 for the special price of “nine and three-quarters” ($9.75), the same number as the train platform used to to get to Hogwarts.
Here’s a breakdown of the On Demand content:
Available November 1, 2010:
The Story: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 is different from the previous films in that Harry Potter, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger are on their own, without the protection of their Hogwarts professors. The three friends are on a desperate mission to save the wizarding world while Lord Voldemort’s Death Eaters hunt them every step of the way! This featurette looks at how their journey begins, what is at stake, and the sacrifices they make for one another.
Horcruxes: It’s up to Harry, Ron and Hermione to find and destroy Lord Voldemort’s remaining Horcruxes. Learn why the Horcruxes are the key to Voldemort’s immortality and to his ultimate destruction.
Available November 8, 2010:
The Deathly Hallows: What are the Deathly Hallows? And why are they significant in the final battle between Harry Potter and Lord Voldemort? Find out in this exclusive featurette.
The Ministry of Magic: This clip explores the changes to the Ministry of Magic that are revealed in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1. Learn how Harry, Ron and Hermione infiltrate the Ministry and encounter Dolores Umbridge in her new position as Head of the Muggle-born Registration Commission.
Available November 15, 2010:
Bellatrix and Malfoy Madness — Introduction of New Characters: In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1, Harry is introduced to Ron Weasley’s oldest brother and Luna Lovegood’s eccentric father. Meet these new characters in this Comcast exclusive.
Bellatrix and Malfoy Madness: Following the events of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Bellatrix Lestrange remains Voldemort’s most loyal follower. However, Bellatrix’s sister, Narcissa Malfoy, and the Malfoy family find themselves in a precarious position after Lucius and Draco Malfoy failed to complete their missions for the Dark Lord. Go inside Malfoy Manor and learn how things have changed for this family of Death Eaters.