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Heyman: Phoenix May Film Outside of UK

Posted by: sue
June 03, 2005, 11:28 AM

Harry Potter film producer David Heyman today confirmed earlier rumours that they may indeed film parts of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix in locations outside of the U.K. According to this article, David Heyman gave an interview to Screen where he said:

"We are exploring all optionsContinued...

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Yates Talks Order of the Phoenix Film

Posted by: sue
May 27, 2005, 06:22 AM

In a column today in the Independent, there was a brief section where film director David Yates talks about a possible scene he would like to include in the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix movie. The scene would include Harry flying along the river Thames in London. Quotage:

For all his magicContinued...

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Coltrane Still Uncertain About Returning as Hagrid

Posted by: sue
April 07, 2005, 08:50 AM

Actor Robbie Coltrane has given an interview where he reiterates that he is uncertain if he will return for Phoenix in the role of Hagrid. Speaking with The Herald, he was asked about his future work in the Potter films.

"It's open to negotiations . . . I know the answer and it's 'IContinued...

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Rumour: OotP Filming in Czech Republic?

Posted by: sue
March 22, 2005, 09:02 AM

The Express newspaper today has a new article about the possibility of filming for Order of the Phoenix taking place in the Czech Republic. According to the paper, this move away from filming in Scotland and using Czech Republic locales instead, is a result of several factors, one being the continued inclementContinued...


Jason Isaacs on Fiennes as Voldemort: " A Tour de Force"

Posted by: sue
March 16, 2005, 06:28 AM

Film Focus has posted a new interview with actors Jason Isaacs and Emma Watson. They talk about the upcoming Goblet of Fire film, as well as the Order of the Phoenix film, which is in pre-production and not slated to begin filming until January of 2006.
Jason Isaacs, who is back as Lucius Malfoy,Continued...

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CBBC Newsround Talks Casting for OotP; Davies Photo

Posted by: sue
March 04, 2005, 12:47 PM

A few days ago we told you that casting had not yet begun for the next film, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Production on that film is scheduled to start in January of 2006. CBBC Newsround now has an article with further information about casting for the fifth film, stating that theContinued...

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Rumor "American Actress to Play Lily Potter" False

Posted by: Melissa
March 01, 2005, 09:22 AM

There are rumors going around that according to an Italian magazine OotP director David Yates is considering casting an American actress as Lily Potter in OotP. This is false.
This rumor came up last week and a WB rep instantly shot it down to TLC. Casting is not yet underway on OotP, and GeraldineContinued...


Hurley Rumors Resurface

Posted by: Melissa
February 21, 2005, 11:09 PM

The story has made the rounds and now has gone all the way to the Associated Press, that Elizabeth Hurley has been offered a role in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
As far as we know, nothing has changed from last time, i.e: there is no truth here whatsoever. WB debunked this rumor unprompted, a scarcity, whichContinued...


Empire Online Talks Potter Films with Watson and Heyman

Posted by: sue
February 18, 2005, 09:48 AM

Empire Online caught up with Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) and Potter film producer David Heyman after this year's BAFTA awards, and has a brief interview with them. David Heyman spoke about the changes in the next two films, and especially hightlighted the changes that will be evidentContinued...

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WB: Hurley Not Cast in Fifth Potter Film

Posted by: Melissa
February 08, 2005, 02:11 PM

A representative for Warner Brothers said today that there is "no truth whatsoever" in the previously reported rumor that model/actress Elizabeth Hurley has been cast in HP5, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.


Rupert in Negotiations to Film Between Potters?

Posted by: Melissa
February 08, 2005, 12:29 AM reports today that a representative of Rupert Grint's talent agency, Actual Management, told them that Rupert is in negotiations to star in the new film "Driving Lessons," to be written and directed by Jeremy Brock and also star Julie Walters (Mrs. Weasley). The film wouldContinued...


Rupert: Still reading OotP, Not sure about film five

Posted by: Melissa
February 07, 2005, 03:59 AM has translated a French magazine article in which Rupert Grint (aka Ron Weasley) reveals a few things:

  • He hasn't finished reading OotP (got stuck on chapter 3)
  • He hasn't decided whether he'll be staying for the OotP film yet
  • He doesn't want to play romantic scenes
  • HeContinued...

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Dark Horizons: Hurley for Bellatrix?

Posted by: Melissa
February 04, 2005, 02:10 PM

elizhurley.jpgAce movie site Dark Horizons reports today that during CNBC News last night, "it was apparently revealed that Elizabeth Hurley has been offered a part in the fifth Harry Potter Movie 'The Order of The Phoenix' with the character described only as an 'evil witch.'
That would make her Bellatrix,Continued...


Julie Walters Interview : Confirms Not in Goblet of Fire

Posted by: sue
January 25, 2005, 03:36 PM

Actress Julie Walters has given a new interview to The Express newspaper where she talks about her role as Molly Weasley. She confirms that she will not be seen in the upcoming Goblet of Fire film. The actress is quoted as saying:

"To be honest, I was a bit hurt not to be in it,"Continued...


Interview with David Yates

Posted by: sue
January 19, 2005, 08:42 PM

David Yates, who was just formally announced as the director for the film version of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, recently gave an interview to Film London where he spoke about being involved with the fifth Potter movie.

Were you surprised to be asked to direct the latest Harry Potter installment?