David Heyman

Role Call: Scrimgeour a spy, Dumbledore & Dursley take center stage at HighTide Festival


This edition of Role Call is chocked full of a roundup of the latest casting and production news of many of Harry Potter's most esteemed alum. This week we'll be taking a look at the latest developments concerning Jason Isaacs, Gary Oldman, David Thewlis, Sir Michael Gambon, Harry Melling, David Yates, Bill NIghy, Ralph Fiennes, Helena Boneham Carter and Alfonso Cuarón. Read More »

New projects underway for HP stars!

Frank Dillane

There's been quite an explosion of new casting and production new for HP stars lately, so MuggleNet is bringing you a round up of the most important news. Today we'll be touching upon the recent developments of Emma Thompson (Sybill Trelawney), Alexandre Desplat (Composer), Ralph Fiennes (Lord Voldemort), Frank Dillane (Tom Riddle), Domhnall Gleeson (Bill Weasley), Gary Oldman (Sirius Black), David Thewlis (Remus Lupin) and more! Read More »

David Heyman and Alfonso Cuarón’s “Gravity” ties for Producers Guild Award, gets DVD release date

Producers Guild Awards

In the first ever tie for top prize at the Producers Guild Awards, Alfonso Cuarón and David Heyman took home the Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures for Gravity, alongside the producers of 12 Years a Slave. Read More »

Alfonso Cuarón, David Heyman win at Australian Academy International Awards


Alfonso Cuarón and David Heyman are set for a successful awards season with their film "Gravity," a hit among critics and moviegoers alike. This past Friday, January 10, they won Best Film, and Cuarón picked up Best Direction at the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) International Awards. Read More »

Producer David Heyman on how the “Potter” movies changed his life and what they taught him


We recently reported that "Gravity," David Heyman's latest a movie, alongside Alfonso Cuarón, has been nominated for several BAFTA awards and is expected to collect many more nominations. In an interview with The London Evening Standard, the producer, who is responsible for all eight of the "Harry Potter" movies, has spoken out about how producing the movies changed his life. Read More »

“Paddington” gets December 2014 release date, produced by “Harry Potter” producer David Heyman

The Queen's 80th Birthday - Paddington Arrives

The live action Paddington Bear movie, produced by "Harry Potter" producer David Heyman, has been given a cinematic release date. Variety reports that the film is set to hit cinemas on December 12, 2014, just in time for Christmas. Read More »

Fangs, jumpers, and parades: it’s time for a casting roundup!


In the spirit of the upcoming holidays, we'd like to share with you a gem we happened upon that shows off celebrities in their holiday jumpers. (For all you Americans out there, that means sweaters!) Read More »

Who will play Newt Scamander? Ask David Heyman…


What we are about to reveal is mere speculation regarding casting for the screenplay that J.K. Rowling is currently penning for the Warner Bros. Potter-verse spinoff. Producer David Heyman was open to suggestions from Vulture writer Jennifer Vinyard at a Peggy Siegal luncheon on Tuesday and gave his responses to questions and casting suggestions. Read More »

“Potter” films producer David Heyman confirms he will produce “Fantastic Beasts” adaptation


David Heyman is producing J.K. Rowling's film adaptation of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them! Read More »

David Heyman on Rowling’s film: “She has a story to tell.”


Earlier today, Hypable caught up with David Heyman, producer of the Harry Potter films, and asked him about the upcoming film series being penned by Rowling, based off of her Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them charity book. Read More »

David Heyman takes on new Dystopian tale for film adaptation of “The Drowned Tale”


The Drowned Tale novel was originally written by JG Ballard in 1962 as a dystopian tale where solar radiation has melted the polar ice caps and caused worldwide flooding. Now, Harry Potter Executive Producer, David Heyman, and Heyday Films have signed the rights to the novel to produce a film adaptation for Warner Bros. Read More »

‘Potter’ producer David Heyman takes on a ‘furry’ project


Based on the beloved book series by Michael Bond, Paddington Bear has been revealed as one of Harry Potter producer David Heyman’s latest projects. The books, which made their debut in 1958, tell the story of Paddington, who is raised by his aunt Lucy. Lucy, after being inspired by an English explorer, teaches Paddington “to cook marmalade and listen to the World Service.” After being smuggled on a boat into England, Paddington begins his search for the explorer who motivated his aunt. You can read the full synopsis from HeyUGuys. The film, directed by Paul King (The Mighty Boosh), will be CG-animated and feature Frances de la Tour, who portrayed Madame Maxime in the Harry Potter films, among the cast. Paddington will be released in UK and US theaters on November 26, 2014. After being one of leaders of the Potter films, we can be sure to expect great things from Heyman’s future projects. Do you think Paddington has promise? Let us know in the comments section below. Read More »

Grint and Heyman to discuss UK film industry at London Olympics


Harry Potter star Rupert Grint and producer David Heyman will join Warner Brothers representative Josh Berger at the London Olympic Games to discuss the success of the UK film industry on July 31.

The three will speak on the Creative Content Day during the UK Trade and Investment's international business legacy programme, which focuses on commercializing creativity in the international marketplace. Grint, Heyman, and Berger will specifically discuss the success of the Harry Potter films.

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David Heyman receives Showmanship Award – presented by Gary Oldman


David Heyman, the producer of the "Harry Potter" series, has been presented the Motion Picture Showmanship Award. The award was presented by none other than Gary Oldman, who played Sirius Black in the films. Read More »

Producer David Heyman reacts to Oscar snub for “Deathly Hallows – Part 2”


David Heyman, producer of the "Harry Potter" films, reacted to the lack of major nominations for his final "Potter" film. Read More »

David Heyman and Dan Radcliffe accept award at National Board of Review Gala


"Harry Potter" has received another award! This time, it's from the National Board of Review. Read More »

Alan Rickman and David Heyman talk Snape and a decade of magic on ‘Harry Potter’

Rickman's portrayal of Snape was so well received throughout the 8-film series, we can only hope he gets recognized by the Academy at the upcoming Oscar Awards. Read More »

“Variety” interviews David Heyman on “Potter” success

In a recent interview with, David Heyman was asked several questions on his overall feelings on the ending of the "Harry Potter" film series, and on its overall success. Read More »

“Harry Potter” cast and crew sum up the franchise in two words

In this new video from Yahoo! Movies, some of the cast and crew are asked to sum up the Harry Potter film franchise in two words. Read More »

Fandom videos spotlight: MuggleNet’s red carpet interviews with “Potter” cast and crew

On the red carpet, we spoke with 14 members of the cast and crew, using questions that MuggleNet readers submitted to us earlier in the week. Read More »