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Goblet of Fire Film News: Info on Weird Sisters Group

Posted by: sue
February 12, 2005, 08:12 PM

There is a new interview in the Melbourne Herald Sun where Harry Potter producer David Heyman reveals some details about the appearance of the Weird Sister band in the upcoming Goblet of Fire film. David Heyman describes the music of the band as "rock'n'roll with an 80's feel and a little bit of weirdness." Singer Jarvis Cocker and Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood and drummer Phil Selway will be part of the Weird Sisters group, playing at the Yule Ball. The Great Hall of Hogwarts is described as having been "transformed into a shimmering silver wonderland, with a stage made of ice."
Update: Check out a scan of this article here. (Update2: This link is fixed now.)

For spoilers on a description of the bands appearance read below.

The issue of the trio returning to the next Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is also discussed. David Heyman is quoted as saying he was "quietly confident" that the trio may be back again for the fifth Potter film "and maybe beyond". Rupert Grint says "There's no reason, really, why we couldn't go on. I don't know about the others, but I want to go on."

Click below for the spoilers on the Weird Sisters.
Thanks very much Emily!
" David Heyman says he first approached Cocker, who had written four songs for the film. 'Jarvis is a great lyricist who imbuded the songs with wit and completely got the tone we were after.' he said. In the film you'll see the Weird Sisters play regular instruments that are a little bit strange, like bagpipes with really long pipes and guitars with three necks. And because there's no electricity at Hogwarts, the sound system has to be powered by steam, so you see these bursts of steam coming out of the speakers."

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