By Adam S. Levy – Radar Staff Writer
Muggles everywhere are rejoicing! Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 has finally hit theaters , and RadarOnline.com has photos of the fan frenzy at Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood.
Record earnings for the blockbuster are expected, as Warner Bros. said the film had already racked up $43.6 million in 26 countries outside the United States early Friday, to complement the $25 million in advance sales totaled so far for domestic midnight screenings.
Warner Bros. Dan Fellman said this week he expects the the film to open to a three-day weekend of anywhere from $130 million-$140 million, with a shot at breaking the record set three years ago by The Dark Knight ($158 million).
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint, is in theaters now.