Warner Brothers Bought Leavesden Studio Where Harry Potter Was Filmed

By on Nov 10, 2010 in Entertainment, Europe, Hollywood, Movies, United States Comments
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Warner Brothers announced Monday that they bought the British studios where the Harry Potter franchise was filmed.

It was reported that the company will invest roughly 100 million pounds ($161 million) for the expansion of the Leavesden Studio located in Watford, North London.

According to Chairman and Chief Executive Barry Meyer, the investment will give Warner Brothers a state-of-the-art, permanent UK film production base.

“For 86 years, Warner Bros has been intrinsically involved in film production in the UK. Our purchase of Warner Bros Studios, Leavesden, and our multimillion-pound investment in creating a state-of-the-art, permanent UK film production base further demonstrates our long-term commitment to, and confidence in, the skills and creativity of the UK film industry.” Barry Meyer was quoted saying.

As quoted in Guardian.co.uk website, Warner Brothers believes that Britain is one of the best sources of technical talent outside the US.

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