‘Harry Potter’ Reaches a Scandal-Free End

The 'Harry Potter' stars at last night's Lincoln Center premiere.
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 will have its nationwide release on Friday. Last night, fans gathered at New York’s Lincoln Center for the premiere of the final installment of the blockbuster movie series. The stars are making the rounds to promote the new film. The media is following it closely.

Aside for some talk about sipping spirits (perhaps a little too much here or there), this new film is going much the way of the previous ones. Smoothly and without scandal.

The Toronto Sun takes a closer looking at this amazing feat and concludes that it boils down to a couple of things.

The filmmakers chose good kids. Screenwriter Steve Kloves describes the film’s stars as “serious,” “genius,” and “special.” Which may be how Lindsay Lohan was also once described. But Kloves goes on to say that the then-child-stars-in-the-making were also “far removed from Hollywood.”

Which presents an interesting take on choosing a spokesperson. Often, brands try and seek out someone steeped in the celebrity culture who tweets left and right, has tons of fans on Facebook, so on and so forth. But there are times when simply choosing the right person for the right gig is the path to follow. Even if that name isn’t falling off of people lips today, it could be tomorrow.