MyLeaky Login

Join the largest Harry Potter Social Network on the Web! | FAQ

In the News

Casting Now Complete for "Half-Blood Prince"

HBP Film
Posted by: sue
November 16, 2007, 12:00 PM

The names of two actors who will portray a younger Lord Voldemort in the upcoming "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" film have now been revealed. Newsround is reporting that Hero Fiennes Tiffin (age 9 and nephew of actor Ralph Fiennes) will play the 11-year-old Tom Riddle. An actor named Frank Dillane, who is 16 years old, is said to be cast in the part of a teenage Voldemort.

UPDATE: Warner Brothers has just issued a press release indicating the casting is now complete for the sixth Harry Potter film. In addition to the Trio of Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) and Emma Watson (Hermione Granger), confirmed in this press release are the return of :

  • Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange)
  • David Bradley (Argus Filch)
  • Robbie Coltrane(Hagrid)
  • Warwick Davis (Professor Flitwick)
  • Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy)
  • Michael Gambon (Professor Dumbledore)
  • Alan Rickman (Professor Snape)
  • Maggie Smith (Prof essor McGonagall)
  • Natalia Tena (Tonks)
  • Julie Walters (Molly Weasley)
  • David Thewlis (Remus Lupin)
  • Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood)
  • Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom)
  • Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley)
  • As announced earlier this month, included in the press release are the confirmation of actress Helen McCrory as Narcissa Malfoy, and Jessie Cave as Lavender Brown. Finally confirmed is actor Jim Broadbent in the role of Professor Horace Slughorn.

    Noting that director David Yates is returning to the helm of the Half-Blood Prince movie, as is screen writer Steven Kloves, HBP producer David Heyman is quoted as saying, "I am really excited that David Yates and all our cast are back for the sixth film and welcome some wonderful new additions to our ensemble. We all share a commitment to Jo Rowling and to Harry Potter fans around the world to keep making these films the best they can be and, as we head into the final installments, I can promise that this level of commitment will not waver."

    In addition, confirming earlier reports here on TLC, noted cinematographer Bruno Delbonnel ("A Very Long Engagement," "Amelie") will serve as the director of photography, along with the return of production designer Stuart Craig, editor Mark Day, costume designer Jany Temime, creature & make-up effects designer Nick Dudman, special effects supervisor John Richardson, visual effects supervisor Tim Burke, and composer Nicholas Hooper.

    "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" is in production in London, England and will be released in theaters November of 2008.

    Thanks Jill!

    Previous Article | Next Article Browse all Recent HBP Film News


    Posted by Shain on November 17, 2007, 01:00 AM report to moderator
    Posted by franky_c00l on November 17, 2007, 01:08 AM report to moderator
    will orwont
    Posted by will orwont on November 17, 2007, 02:55 AM report to moderator
    Posted by Iolanthe on November 17, 2007, 04:31 AM report to moderator
    Posted by Jason on November 17, 2007, 06:06 AM report to moderator
    Posted by Jason on November 17, 2007, 06:07 AM report to moderator
    Posted by Andrew on November 17, 2007, 08:09 AM report to moderator
    Posted by Gabriel on November 17, 2007, 12:15 PM report to moderator
    Posted by masha on November 17, 2007, 12:23 PM report to moderator
    Posted by redbeard on November 17, 2007, 01:03 PM report to moderator
    Posted by GinaC on November 17, 2007, 02:01 PM report to moderator
    Posted by roonwit on November 17, 2007, 02:06 PM report to moderator
    Posted by Eric on November 17, 2007, 03:23 PM report to moderator
    Posted by Nico on November 17, 2007, 03:32 PM report to moderator
    Posted by SeverusMad-EyeJosh on November 17, 2007, 04:20 PM report to moderator
    You must be logged in to MyLeaky to comment. Please click here to log in.

    Finding Hogwarts
    PotterCast Interviews Jo Rowling! Click here to Listen! The Books Everything...Half-Blood Prince...and the rest of the HP Films Leaky Apps

    Guess That Book

    "Well, hello, Peter," said Lupin pleasantly, as though rats frequently erupted into old school friends around him. "Long time, no see."

    Scribbulus Essay Project

    Issue 28 - Aug. 2014

    Scribbulus is THE place for Leaky Cauldron readers to submit their essays and opinion pieces!
    See more over at Scribbulus!
    Learn to knit your own 'Weasley Sweater'. Learn to brew your own 'Butterbeer'. Find out how at Leaky Crafts!