Warner Bros. has finally confirmed the North American premiere date, time and venue for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince:

When: Thursday July 9, 2009

Where: The Ziegfeld Theatre, 141 West 54th Street, New York

Crew Arrivals: 4:45 pm

Celebrity Arrivals: 6:00 pm New York, NY 10019 Screening: 7:00 pm

Who: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Bonnie Wright, Tom Felton, director David Yates and producers David Heyman and David Barron. Other celebrity guests to be announced shortly.

As with the London premiere, DanRadcliffe.com will be on hand to bring you exdlusive interviews, video clips and photos from the event. We hope to see some of you there!