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With Latest Addition of an Acclaimed British Thespian, Casting for Harry Potter 6 is Complete

Written by: Big Ross, CC2K Staff Writer

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The president of production at Warner Brothers has announced that casting for the next installment in the Harry Potter franchise, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is complete.

All of the actors from the previous film will be reprising their respective roles, and they will be joined by several newcomers.  Jim Broadbent (Iris, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe) was already announced to have the role of Potions professor Horace Slughorn, and joining the cast as Narcissa Malfoy (Draco's mother) is award-winning British actress Helen McCrory (Becoming Jane, The Queen).

David Yates is returning as director, and David Heyman is returning as producer.

Follow the jump to find out some of the younger newcomers!

Jessie Cave has won the role of Lavender Brown, who has a crush on Ron Weasley. Nine-year-old Hero Fiennes Tiffin is playing the role of the young Tom Riddle at age 11, while 16-year-old Frank Dillane is playing the teenage Riddle.