Goldenberg on Writing Harry Potter 5


The Leaky Cauldron has posted a great interview with Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix screenwriter Michael Goldenberg in which he clears up rumors and talks about adaptating J.K. Rowling’s fifth book in the franchise. Here’s a clip:

I guess I feel like I’m actually – and I’m not sure what this says about me, but I’m peculiarly well-suited to Five. It’s a story that’s darker and more psychological and more political than the stories that came before, and all those elements are really interesting to me — especially in terms of really connecting with what Harry’s going through in this film, in this story. It’s about his journey from being somebody who’s very angry and very alienated and feeling very outside the fold to somebody who’s really become an adult and a leader who’s going to take the DA and everybody else into this final battle. I think it’s a key transition that he goes through and that we all go through in that stage in life.

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