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Official from Warner Brothers: David Yates to Direct Order of the Phoenix

Posted by: sue
January 19, 2005, 10:01 AM

Though there have been conflicting rumors on the Web from different spokespeople, and Yates said a few times that it was true, today, Warner Brothers made the official announcement that David Yates would be directing the film version of Harry Potter and the Order ofContinued...


2004: The Year in HP: A Leaky Cauldron Review

Posted by: Melissa
December 31, 2004, 06:26 PM

Happy New Year everyone! Because 2005 is going to be such a big year for Harry
fans, we thought now was a good time to look back at 2004, which
wasn't too shabby either where we're concerned. Editor Sue scoured our archives
and found all our 2004 highlights, so we hope you enjoy this littleContinued...

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Launch Party Report 2: Matt Lewis and Alfie Enoch Chat It Up

Posted by: Melissa
December 04, 2004, 12:50 PM

(Click each pic for larger version)

Every once in a while an interview comes along where little to no real interviewing
happens. Sometimes the interview subjects launch into such natural, relaxed
conversation that the best thing any reporter can do is sit back, press "record"

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Yates: "I will be directing" HP5

Posted by: Melissa
November 29, 2004, 05:09 PM

Director David Yates said in British Newspaper "This is Wiltshire" that he will be directing Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix:

"I will be directing the film but there are a few more details to be finalised on the deal over the next week."
This goes with what sources have been saying allContinued...


Isaacs Doing "Spit and a Cough" in Goblet of Fire

Posted by: Melissa
November 26, 2004, 11:33 AM

Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy) recently sent a note to his fans at the Unofficial Jason Isaacs Page in which he mentioned his filming on Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, which probably means the filming of the graveyard scene will take place in February:

"Like I said, I'm doing aContinued...


Heyman: Goldenberg Tried Out for Philosopher's Stone

Posted by: Melissa
November 24, 2004, 09:40 AM

Below is our last interview bit from Harry Potter Producer David Heyman at the Prisoner of Azkaban DVD launch, where TLC asked him about Michael Goldenberg, the new screenwriter for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix:

TLC: What led you to Goldenberg?
Heyman: Michael is someone whoContinued...

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Producer Heyman "Cautiously Optimistic" for Kids' Return to Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Posted by: Melissa
November 20, 2004, 11:44 AM

At the Prisoner of Azkaban DVD launch, Producer David Heyman said to assembled reporters that he is optimistic about the return of Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint for the film version of Harry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixContinued...

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WB: Director for OotP Not Yet Chosen

Posted by: Melissa
November 19, 2004, 11:28 AM

Two separate WB spokespeople emphatically told TLC today that the info that David Yates has already been chosen as director for OotP is false. Many directors are in the mix and in talks with producers, they said, including Yates. David Heyman told people at last night's DVD launch party that we'll haveContinued...

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New Director for OotP Film: David Yates ?

Posted by: sue
November 19, 2004, 05:42 AM

Today, Variety is reporting that a new director has been chosen for the film version of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. According to the article, British director David Yates has been invited to helm the fifth Harry Potter film. While not yet finalised, this news comes just days after a new screenwriter,Continued...


Goldenberg to Write Script for OotP

Posted by: Melissa
November 17, 2004, 01:27 AM

HP Executive Producer David Heyman told a group of reporters, incluing TLC and MuggleNet, a week ago that writer Michael Goldenberg (Peter Pan) will pen the script for Order of the Phoenix. Heyman says Steve Kloves, who adapted the first four films, made the decision to move on completely on his own, in orderContinued...

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Director Jean-Pierre Jeunet Declines Potter Film

Posted by: Kristin
October 28, 2004, 06:18 AM

French newspaper Le Parisien reports that director Jean-Pierre Jeunet (Amelie) has decided not to take on Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
When asked what future projects he had, he replied "Warner offered me Harry Potter five but I had to decide in two weeks. I've told them 'No,Continued...

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Followup: Jeunet Confirms Interest from WB on Directing OotP

Posted by: sue
October 26, 2004, 07:29 AM

Earlier we told you about a story from Ain't It Cool News on French director Jean-Pierre Jeunet(Amelie) being approached by Warner Brothers to direct the film version of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Today Variety has this story where Jeunet does confirm the interestContinued...

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AICN: Jean-Pierre Jeunet Contender for OotP Director?

Posted by: Melissa
October 20, 2004, 08:55 AM

Ain't it Cool News ran an article today that implies French director Jean-Pierre Jeunet (Amelie) was has met with WB to discuss directing OotP:

"'Jeunet told us he had today to met Warner's officals to talk about' a little boy who learns magic and flies on a broom" ButContinued...

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Phoenix Casting: Too Early Yet

Posted by: Kristin
September 21, 2004, 06:15 AM

A spokesperson for Warner Brothers told CBBC Newsround:
As for the next movie, it's far too early to think about casting. We don't have a script, director, start date or casting director and no one will be considered for any role until all these are in place. We don't want children to be disappointed, soContinued...

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Mira Nair to Direct Order of the Phoenix Film?

Posted by: sue
August 30, 2004, 06:56 AM

Director Mira Nair has reportedly been offered the job of directing the film version of Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix. In an interview with the Times of India, she is quoted as saying:

"I'm getting offers to direct Harry Potter: The Order Of The Phoenix. I read it over the weekend.Continued...