Filming began on 24 September 2007, leading to the film's worldwide cinematic release on 15 July 2009, one day short of the fourth anniversary of the corresponding novel's release.
The film was simultaneously released in regular cinemas and IMAX 3D everywhere except North America, where its IMAX release was delayed for two weeks.
He has also done voice work in the films James and the Giant Peach (1996) and The Miracle Maker (2000).
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Half-Blood Prince opened to positive reviews along with immediate commercial success, breaking the record for the biggest single-day worldwide gross.
Other notable performances include the films Naked (for which he won the Best Actor award at Cannes Film Festival), Dragonheart, Kingdom of Heaven, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, The Theory of Everything and Macbeth, in which he played King Duncan. decisions regarding the “Harry Potter” franchise as of late.Yes, hiring David Yates to finish out the series was a wise move, but then they decided to split book seven into two films, which was deemed necessary not because it’s the best way to tell the story, but so that we can probably get two bloated films and Warner Bros. Today we have the news that I and all other “Potter” fans will have to wait until next Summer for the series’ next installment.The sixth installment of the blockbuster Harry Potter franchise will now open day-and-date domestically and in the major international markets on July 17, 2009.The announcement was made by Alan Horn, President and Chief Operating Officer, Warner Bros. Horn stated, “Our reasons for shifting ‘Half-Blood Prince’ to summer are twofold: we know the summer season is an ideal window for a family tent pole release, as proven by the success of our last Harry Potter film, which is the second-highest grossing film in the franchise, behind only the first installment.