November 11, 2008 07:11:03 GMT
Maggie Smith's Professor McGonagall has stolen the spotlight on the recently found picture of the sixth 'Harry Potter' movie, 'Half-Blood Prince'.
One more photo is coming out of "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince". Found first by ScarPotter, the new image highlights on Professor Minerva McGonagall, who is depicted by Maggie Smith. In the still posted below, it can be seen that the Transfiguration teacher is portrayed to be in contemplation.
"Half-Blood Prince" will follow Potter in his sixth year at Hogwarts during which the wizarding world is at the edge of war as his nemesis, Voldemort, grows even stronger by day. Helped by his two trusted friends, Ron and Hermione played by Rupert Grint and Emma Watson respectively, he has to uncover the mystery behind the nickname Half-Blood Prince he finds in a Potion book.
Directed by "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" helmer David Yates, it also features the likes of Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane, Tom Felton, Alan Rickman, Julie Walters and many others. Initially set to be released on November 21, it has been pushed back to see a U.K. and U.S. release on July 17, 2009.
On other news, Daniel Radcliffe, the leading man in all "Harry Potter" movies, has received nod for the category of Favorite Star 35 and Under from the 35th Annual People's Choice Awards on Monday, November 10. He is nominated along with Miley Cyrus, Zac Efron, Taylor Swift, Shia LaBeouf, Rihanna, Chace Crawford, Blake Lively among some others.