Fifth 'Harry Potter' movie goes into production

MUMBAI: The boy wizard Harry Potter will spin his magic once again at the film box office next year.

The fifth installment in the franchise Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix commenced filming a few days ago at Englands Leavesden Studios.It is being directed by British filmmaker David Yates.

Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson reprise their roles as close-knit teen wizards Harry Potter, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger. The production also welcomes back production designer Stuart Craig, costume designer Jany Temime, creature effects supervisor Nick Dudman, special effects supervisor John Richardson and visual effects supervisor Tim Burke.

The fourth film Harry Potter And the Goblet Of Fire did well at the box office. For the first time viewers got to see the villain Lord Voldemort played by Ralph Fiennes.

In the fifth film Harry returns for his fifth year of study at Hogwarts and discovers that much of the wizarding community is in denial about the teenagers recent encounter with the evil Lord Voldemort, preferring to turn a blind eye to the news that Voldemort has returned.

Fearing that Hogwarts venerable Headmaster, Albus Dumbledore, is lying about Voldemorts return in order to undermine his power and take his job, the Minister for Magic, Cornelius Fudge, appoints a new defense against the Dark Arts teacher to keep watch over Dumbledore and the Hogwarts students. But Professor Dolores Umbridges Ministry-approved course of defensive magic leaves the young wizards woefully unprepared to defend themselves against the dark forces threatening them and the entire wizarding community.

So at the prompting of his friends Hermione and Ron, Harry takes matters into his own hands. Meeting secretly with a small group of students who name themselves Dumbledores Army, Harry teaches them how to defend themselves against the Dark Arts, preparing the courageous young wizards for the battle that lies ahead.

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