Teen wizard Harry Potter and his pals are flying over to Peacock, the new streaming service from NBCUniversal. The service said Wednesday that all eight Harry Potter movies will be available to stream in windows over the next six months starting later in 2020 and into 2021. Currently, the movies are available on HBO Max.
"The Harry Potter franchise is beloved by people of all ages and represents the caliber of quality entertainment customers can expect to find on Peacock," Frances Manfredi, president of content acquisition and strategy for Peacock, said in a statement.
The films will begin streaming in October. According to Vulture, the Harry Potter flicks will show on Peacock for at least a month, with the movies then moving to NBC's broadcast and cable networks, and then returning to Peacock in 2021.
The movies were released from 2001 to 2011 and include Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 and Part 2.
and features a tier of free movies and TV shows, plus additional shows, movies and originals for those willing to pay for a subscription.
Peacock also announced additional movies coming to the service over the next six months, including The Big Lebowski, Brokeback Mountain, The Blues Brothers, E.T. and more.