Yates Plans Harry Potter VI: Half Blood Prince

Something to look forward to before you read the Part Seven spoilers...

by | July 19, 2007 | Comments

David Yates has just finished Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix but he’s already planning the sixth film, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince. Where Order is an intense film about teenage feelings of isolation, Prince will go to the next level of teenage years.

“It’s about the kind of emotional and sexual politics of being a teenager,” said Yates. “It’s a very different swing, the next film. I think it needs to be for the series to keep evolving. In my work, every choice I’ve made, I’ve always gone for something in the neurotically opposite direction. Once I’ve finished something, I’ve stayed keen to stay fresh as a story teller to try something different. The Potter world is so rich. They’re so many things to play with in that world that it’s possible to regear so the next one will be very different I think.”


Yates and Daniel Radcliffe on the Order of the Phoenix set

So you see, even wizards have the same problems we do. “One thing we said when we finished Order of the Phoenix was that we want a very different experience next time around. We’re very proud of this film, the intensity, the emotion and everything. One of the great things Jo Rowling does in the book is that she captures stages of childhood so the next stage of childhood is a bit more sex, drugs and rock and roll.”

That is, without the drugs.

Tag Cloud

Music political drama based on movie Nominations TLC Premiere Dates Country Cosplay discovery TCA 2017 El Rey LGBTQ period drama Nat Geo The Arrangement First Look social media police drama Disney travel 007 AMC OWN boxoffice GoT 2015 X-Men Valentine's Day GIFs PaleyFest diversity MSNBC HBO Election SundanceTV BET Rom-Com Opinion Marvel FOX Polls and Games Fantasy sitcom Sneak Peek Universal technology FXX Countdown A&E Martial Arts thriller Starz biography Awards supernatural Lifetime Spring TV ESPN Box Office Video Games psycho Writers Guild of America Dark Horse Comics TV Land Interview Mary Tyler Moore TCM Set visit History Hulu 2016 Musicals Podcast Showtime 2017 TBS composers Food Network historical drama Esquire Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt E3 Trivia BBC cats Star Trek cops IFC CBS All Access VH1 Rock DirecTV Drama FX Character Guide Year in Review Animation Sci-Fi The CW crime drama RT History harry potter Superheroes Freeform VICE Grammys Disney Channel Fall TV vampires war Summer Thanksgiving Watching Series Best and Worst Marathons Holidays Pirates Cartoon Network Mystery Crackle politics Ghostbusters NYCC Emmys Fox News Amazon Adult Swim Comedy sports Netflix PBS Musical WGN BBC America Tumblr Reality cinemax Horror Comic Book Ellie Kemper Infographic zombie TNT CNN TruTV CMT Nickelodeon crime SDCC comiccon transformers Masterpiece Syfy Reality Competition TIFF Logo adventure Pop Kids & Family Calendar American Society of Cinematographers Mindy Kaling Comedy Central aliens Teen YA USA singing competition CBS Action Winter TV APB science fiction Super Bowl Star Wars Red Carpet ABC Family GLAAD Winners dramedy Sundance Biopics crime thriller serial killer Photos NBC Toys ITV President cooking Oscars Lionsgate Trailer Rocky Bravo MTV Extras Tomatazos TV DC Comics Certified Fresh TCA docudrama E! 24 frames Schedule ABC