What is the movie based on?
film producer David Heyman's London offices received a copy of the first book in what would become Rowling's series of seven Harry Potter novels. where it was discovered by a secretary who read it and gave it to Heyman with a positive review. Consequently, Heyman, who had originally disliked "the rubbish title", read the book himself. Highly impressed by Rowling's work, he began the process that led to one of the most successful cinematic franchises of all time. Its was based on the books.
The meaning of the movie(s) and book(s)?
In 1990, Rowling was on a crowded train from Manchester to London when the idea for Harry suddenly "fell into her head". Rowling gives an account of the experience on her website saying: "I had been writing almost continuously since the age of six but I had never been so excited about an idea before. I simply sat and thought, for four (delayed train) hours, and all the details bubbled up in my brain, and this scrawny, black-haired, bespectacled boy who did not know he was a wizard became more and more real to me.
How long did it take to make the movies?
Warner Brothers spent 10 years in Leavesden, U.K., filming eight "Harry Potter" films.