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Still Spellbound by “Sorcerer’s Stone” After 15 Years

This article originally appeared in the New U.

2016 marks the 15th anniversary of the release of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” movie, a reminder of the fact that it is undeniably embedded in pop culture even after all this time. One would be hard pressed to find someone who hasn’t heard of the cultural phenomenon that is “Harry Potter.” Since the first book’s publication in 1997, over 450 million copies were sold worldwide, eight movies were produced and the franchise is worth an estimated $25 billion. Continue reading