Harry Potter gets alternative ending: viral video
Monday 22 August 2011
An alternative ending to J.K. Rowling's
Harry Potter series has gone viral on YouTube, becoming one of the day's most shared videos in the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom.
Following the release of the final film in the Harry Potter franchise around the world on July 13-15, a cartoon alternative ending has gone viral on YouTube.
"How Harry Potter Should Have Ended" was uploaded to YouTube on August 18 by HISHEdotcom and as of August 22 has been viewed well over a million times.
YouTube trends also shows that on August 22 the alternative ending is one of the top five most shared videos in the United Kingdom, the United States and Australia.
The cartoon Harry Potter parody shows Dumbledore explaining the hidden dangers of Hogwarts, Harry fighting Voldemort before professor Snape shoots him and Gandolf from Lord of the Rings taking a teaching post at the school.
HISHEdot.com regularly produces alternative cartoon finishes of famous films and has done the same for Jaws, 300, Thor and Toy Story 3.
"How it Should Have Ended: How Harry Potter Should Have Ended" can be watched in full at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YsYWT5Q_R_w
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