Ralph Fiennes
Ralph Fiennes

Fiennes and Richardson confirmed for 'Goblet of Fire'

Published August 4, 2004 at 7:36 PM
by Geri
from HPANA (via Business Wire)

First scooped by fan site The Leaky Cauldronopens in new window, Warner Bros. today confirmedopens in new window that Miranda Richardsonopens in new window and Ralph Fiennesopens in new window have been cast as Rita Skeeter and Lord Voldemort in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Ralph Fiennes (Red Dragon, Maid in Manhattan, Schindler's List) and Miranda Richardson (The Hours, Sleepy Hollow, The Crying Game) have joined the all-star cast of Warner Bros. Pictures' Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, the fourth film adaptation of J.K. Rowling's popular Harry Potter novel series. Fiennes will play Harry Potter's nemesis, the evil Lord Voldemort, and Richardson takes on the role of muckraking journalist Rita Skeeter.

Previously cast as Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher Mad-Eye Moody is Irish actor Brendan Gleeson, who can currently be seen in M. Night Shyamalan's latest film, The Village. CBBC Newsround also points out that Richardson played Hermioneopens in new window for Comic Relief.

For a full list of the cast, please read the press release.

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