The first trailer for
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
hit the web last night, and it's as frenzy-stoking as one could wish for. It's all appropriately epic-scaled and stirring, with plenty of teasers for great-looking action sequences and ominous Voldemort voiceovers, delivered in Ralph Fiennes' evil, whispery purr. The quiet, almost elegiac opening seconds, though, are what get me the most, especially that poignant shot of the two hands almost-grasping
The film opens July 15.