The release of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2" may mark the final -- record breaking -- chapter for the wizards and witches of JK Rowling's magical world, but here in dull reality, the moment marks a graduation, not an end.
While so much of the buildup to the film has focused on the nostalgic, looking back on an unforgettable decade that saw certain stars grow up on screen, there is indeed life after Harry Potter. Already stars for their association with the biggest film franchise of all time the young wizards and witches of the film now have the chance to step out on their own, trying on new projects and testing out that which they learned at Hogwarts.
Here's a glimpse at some of the biggest student names in the Harry Potter saga, and what they plan on doing with their newfound freedom and fame.
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