California boy wins bit part in next Harry Potter film

  June 26, 2003 at 11:07 AM ET
  Cheeser     HPANA (via Naples Daily News)

As previously reported, the winner of Warner Bros' Harry Potter DVD sweepstakes will have a walk-on role in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. The Naples Daily News has this updateopens in new window:

At first, Jeannie Van Buskirk wouldn't let her son T.J. watch any Harry Potter movies. Now he will be in one. T.J. Van Buskirk, 9, of Redding, Calif., won a trip to England for a walk-on role in the third Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

In August, T.J., his parents and his two sisters Shae, 8 and Kaitlyn, 5, will spend seven days and six nights in London during the filming of third Harry Potter movie. "His face will actually be in the actual film. That will be really cool," mother Jeannie Van Buskirk said.

T.J., who has only traveled as far as Oregon, said he can't wait to see Stonehenge when he visits England. The prize also includes $3,000. Most of the money will be spent during the trip, T.J.'s parents said. But T.J. will get to spend some of it.

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