Both were the box-office hits of 2005 and now they are also set to embark on production of their next installment. Two giant studios behind Harry Potter and Chronicles of Narnia series announced Thursday, February 2 that the sequels have been slated to start filming in this year. The fifth part of Harry Potter series, "", will begin its shooting process next week in England as confirmed by Warner Bros while Disney along with Walden Media stated that "" are ready to roll cameras later this year and has already commenced the pre-production process.
Original cast of the previous Harry Potter movies will return with some new faces on board, namely as Ministry of Magic toadie Dolores Umbridge, George Harris as the auror Kingsley Shacklebolt, Helen McCrory as Bellatrix Lestrange, and a newcomer Evanna Lynch as Luna Lovegood. The film itself is scheduled for a 2007 release yet there is no confirmation whether it will be either a summer or holiday movie.