A seven-book series
by J.K. Rowling. The series
follows a boy named Harry Potter as he learns he is a wizard and spends
at the wizarding
school Hogwarts. While he is there, he and his two friends Ronald
Weasley and Hermione Granger get into many
The seventh year (and book) involve
Harry going through trials
to get to his arch-nemesis, Lord Voldemort. Though he is ultimately
successful, Harry is plagued by the deaths of many
of his friends and allies in the final battle.
The movies follow the storyline loosely, and leave
out some crucial parts to fill time slots. The seventh book will
be split into two movies.