Friday, July 10, 2009

Will Twilight be bigger than Harry Potter?

The Wall Street Journal has an interesting article about both the Harry Potter Franchise and the Twilight Saga. As always though they don't mention anything that adults are also watching the Twilight Movies. Here is a bit of what they had to say:

Alicia Penner, a 13-year-old from Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, read the "Harry Potter" books 57 times. She watched the "Harry Potter" movies. Then last fall, a friend lent her the teen vampire book series "Twilight"—and she was hooked. The "Harry Potter" poster that used to hang on her bedroom wall has been replaced by the "Twilight" poster she got for her 13th birthday.

As a new "Harry Potter" movie opens next week, the bespectacled wizard faces a new challenge: how to compete for the attention of a young audience that has been growing up—and is starting to prefer the angsty teen romances and cooler, edgier characters of the "Twilight" books and movies.

To read more of the article click here.

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