Warner Bros. Pictures has moved Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince two days from Friday, July 17th to Wednesday, July 15th. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix was also released mid-week in July two years ago (July 11, 2007). "Phoenix" earned $44 million that Wednesday and $139 million over the 5-day period including the weekend.
In related news, the new trailer for the sixth installment will come online at 9:00pm EDT this Thursday, April 16. Stay tuned!
The huge cast of the David Yates-directed film includes Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Jim Broadbent, Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane, Warwick Davis, Michael Gambon, Alan Rickman, Maggie Smith, Timothy Spall, David Thewlis, Julie Walters, David Bradley, Jessie Cave, Frank Dillane, Tom Felton, Matthew Lewis, Evanna Lynch, Helen McCrory, Natalia Tena, Hero Fiennes Tiffin and Bonnie Wright.