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Midnight showing of Harry Potter movie premier is tonight

A late night is in store for Harry Potter fans, as his latest film premiers to sold-out audiences at midnight.

Lots of folks may only be half-awake when they see "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince."

The sixth installment in the Potter film series will premiere at midnight at theaters throughout Wisconsin. And many places are sold out.

Katie Uhlrich, 21, a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, hasn't missed an opening night presentation since the Harry Potter series began in 2001.

Tonight, she'll join 50 of her friends for a midnight screening in Madison.

Film industry watchers say 1,000 screens throughout the country will have midnight presentations.