June 17th, 2011
03:12 PM ET
July 15 is still a ways away, but don't despair, "Potter" fans - the film's new trailer gives a glimpse of about 30 more seconds of the franchise's final chapter!
The extended trailer for “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" appeared on the web Thursday, packing intense action sequences into the two-minute and 33-second preview.
The trailer focuses largely on the life-or-death battle between Potter and Lord Voldemort, but also teases the infamous Hogwarts battle, rare moments between Ron-and-Hermione and the Molly Weasley-Bellatrix Lestrange showdown.
In the opening sequence, Harry’s mother Lily tells a young Potter, “Harry, be safe - be strong.” This short preview has a more climactic feel than the others. The brief flashback reminds viewers this clip is more than just another frenzied midnight premiere - it’s the end of an era.
While the official trailer, announced by Entertainment Weekly at the end of April, was impressive, the epic music and special effects in the new version could exceed viewers' expectations.
And for extreme "Potter" fans, the movie will also be released in 3-D, according to the trailer.
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