Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is an upcoming two-part fantasy-adventure film directed by David Yates and based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. It serves as the seventh and eighth installments in the popular Harry Potter franchise, as well as the third film to be directed by Yates, who helmed the previous two movies, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. David Heyman and David Barron are producing the film and the screenplay is written by Steve Kloves, the screenwriter of the first four and sixth entries. Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson reprise their roles as Harry Potter, and Harry's best friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, respectively.
Part I will be released on 19 November 2010 and Part II on 15 July 2011. Production shooting began in February 2009 and ends in June 2010. Both parts will be released by Warner Bros. Pictures in 2D and 3D formats on their individual release dates.  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows will be the first entry from the series to be entirely in 3D. It will also be released in IMAX 3D.