“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2” rolled out to the screams of sleepless fans in London yesterday, the final production in a film franchise that has made $6.37 billion at the global box office so far.
Burberry Group Plc said Chief Financial Officer Stacey Cartwright is leaving after nine years in the job, ruffling investors at a time when the company has to contend with slowing growth in luxury-goods sales.
“ Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -- Part 1” was the top movie of the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday weekend, taking in $49.1 million in ticket sales over three days for Time Warner Inc.’s Warner Bros.
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2” opens with Harry kneeling at the beachside grave of house elf Dobby. Death is ever-present in the thrilling finale of the top-grossing franchise in movie history.