New Writer For Harry Potter 5

Contact scribe signed for Order of the Phoenix

by Willow Green |
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There's been a change of management over at Hogwarts this week with news that screenwriter Steven Kloves will be stepping aside for the fifth film. After four years long service covering the boy wizard's debut in The Philosopher's Stone, charting the Chamber of Secrets and freeing The Prisoner of Azkaban, Kloves has stated that he won't be adapting Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Instead Kloves will return to the director's chair for the first time since 1993's Flesh and Bone (he also directed The Fabulous Baker Boys, fact fans) to take on another popular literary adaptation: Mark Haddon's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. But where does that leave young Potter? In the hands of Contact and Peter Pan screenwriter Michael Goldenberg, for 'tis he that is now tasked with bringing the fifth

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