"Half-Blood Prince" Casting Scoop Untrue

July 26, 2007 05:09:46 GMT

Naomi Watts, Joseph Fiennes, and Stuart Townsend are NOT in the cast of "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince."


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Just hours after The Courier-Mail posted a report stating Naomi Watts, Joseph Fiennes, and Stuart Townsend have been cast in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince", MTV has obtained claims from the thesps' representatives who all slammed the threesome's involvement in the project instead.

"Not true," representatives for Watts declared with those for Fiennes and Townsend echoing the same statement.

Watts was previously speculated to land the role of Draco Malfoy's mother Narcissa Malfoy, which she reportedly has been eyeing for some time. As for Fiennes and Townsed, the parts they were rumored to secure are unclear though it was likely that Fiennes could be billed as the young Tom Riddle while Townsend as Bill Weasley, the eldest brother of Ron Weasley.

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