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The Surprising Connection Between Bruce Springsteen and Harry Potter

They exist in two seemingly different worlds. One is a legendary New Jersey rocker who fronts one of the greatest bands in the history of rock and roll. The other is a fictional boy wizard from England. So what do these two have in common?

The common thread goes back to the set of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, the second movie in the Harry Potter series based on the J.K. Rowling novel of the same name.

During filming, the production crew used the name “Incident on 57th Street” as the working title for the movie. Bruce fans will recognize that name as the title of a track on Springsteen’s second album, 1973′s The Wild, The Innocent and the E Street Shuffle.

Clocking in at an impressive 7:45, “Incident on 57th Street” is an epic piece of storytelling worthy of the Harry Potter series.

Check out a look at what the film poster may have looked like if they had kept the Bruce-inspired title:

(via imgur.com)

Listen to the song for yourself. Does this sound like it fits in with Harry Potter?

Want to see more working title movie posters? Check them out here.

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