The Harry Potter Friday Parody by YouTube stars the Hillywood Show is the perfect way to kill some time as you await anxiously for the release of the final film.
The video goes through the first part of the final book to get viewers up to speed while creating humor. The actors touch on key plot points of the series using humor, explaining that "Voldemort sucks" by staging an epic rap battle between Voldemort and Harry Potter in Parseltongue. The Harry Potter Friday Parody is the perfect blend of the viral hit song and the phenomenal franchise.
Implications - When a franchise is truly successful, its influence will stretch far beyond literature or cinema. Furthermore, these iconic franchises begin to garner consumer-generated press, with fans creating their own parodies, videos or fanart. Achieving this level of success is feasible for any company with the bravery to extend into industries other than the initially intended.