Jessie Cave to Play Lavender BrownHBP Film
CBBC Newsround has a follow up on the news from yesterday regarding the actress to play Lavender Brown in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Readers will remember Rupert Grint mentioned a girl named Jessie for the part; her full name is now confirmed to be Jessie Cave, and you can see a photo of her via this link to Newsround. The article notes Ms. Cave “is 20 years old. Your first chance to see Jessie on screen though will be in CBBC drama Summerhill going out early next year. It’s not known if Jessie attended the open auditions for Lavender.” UPDATE: Newsround now has an image gallery online, hereUpdate 2: Newsround has now added video of Jessica in her upcoming appearance in “Summerville”. To watch, click here..
“Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” does continue with production, and will be released in theaters November 21, 2008. Thanks to BBC.