'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1' premieres in New York
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" premiered Monday night in New York, with cast members Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and Tom Felton luring top-notch talent to the Lincoln Center event to mark the beginning of the end of the franchise. And of course, fans had also been waiting in line for a glimpse of the gang.
Also spotted: Felton's girlfriend Jade Gordon, Lourdes Ciccone Leon, Melissa Joan Hart, Patrick Wilson, Gabourey Sidibe and Joey Fatone with daughter Brianna. New "Glee" guy Darren Criss hit the after-party, while James and Oliver Phelps, who play the twins, were set to appear in Taipei, Taiwan, on Tuesday to promote the film overseas. Click the pic of Criss at right to launch a gallery of pictures from the event.
The film opens Friday in U.S. theaters, with Part 2 due out in 2011. Until then, check in with our friends at Hero Complex, who are counting down the days till "Deathly Hallows."
-- Christie D'Zurilla
Top photo: Daniel Radcliffe, left, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and Tom Felton at the premiere of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall in New York City on Monday. Credit: Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images
Bottom photo: Darren Criss, the new guy on "Glee," at the "Deathly Hallows: Part 1" after-party. Credit: Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images