First off the new issue of Premiere magazine debuted a first look at Rita Skeeter, played by Miranda Richardson. The fullsize scan of the pic can be found over at TheLeakyCauldron.org by clicking here, while MuggleNet brings us the text from the pic, which we have copied below:
Another year at Hogwarts, another director charge. As the first Englishman to direct a Potter flick, Mike Newell brings his own school days to bear as Harry faces not only his own fire-breathing dragons in the Triwizard Tournament but also his greatest challenge yet – the resurrection of Voldemort.
“This story is about the return of the being of evil,” says Newell. “Harry is the vital ingredient for the potion which will bring Voldemort back.”
Like He-Who-Must Not-Be-Named, Daily Prophet hack Rita Skeeter makes her first appearance in this fourth installment of the series. “She’s completely brash and completely hateful,” says Richardson, who likens Skeeter to 1930s gossip queen Hedda Hopper. “She’s written the deal before she even gets there, really.
Now, we also have word that some new set photos have popped up over at DanRadcliffe.com featuring the Potter kids, Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson along with Matthew Lewis, a.k.a. Neville Longbottom, at a lake shooting the Second Task.
To view those pics just click here.