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"Phoenix" Takes Early Flight

May 30, 2007 (3:54 am) GMT
The release date of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" has been moved up from July 13 to July 11, 2007.

"Potter" fans, wipe off the mark you made on July 13 from your calendar for the date no more marks the arrival of "" in theaters.

Warner Bros. Pictures has delightfully announced that the movie will come up two days earlier instead, that is on Wednesday, July 11. The decision is hoped to give the flick a potential big five-day opening as well as to cut into "" reign on the box office.

The fifth installment of the widely successful franchise, "Phoenix" is based on the best-selling J.K. Rowling book which this time sees the young wizard secretly teach a small group of students how to defend themselves against the Dark Arts. All of the core cast members are back with David Yates directing from script by Michael Goldenberg.

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