David Yates
David Yates

Update: 'Potter' actors attend Empire Awards, Yates wins 'Best Director'

  March 10, 2008 at 11:28 AM ET
  Prof. Dish     HPANA (via Empire Online)
  Empire awards, Order of the Phoenix movie, David Yates and Best Director

This weekend, the Empire Awardsopens in new window were held in London and while Order of the Phoenix was nominated in six categories, David Yatesopens in new window was the only winner, leaving with the best directoropens in new window award.

Multiple Harry Potter actors were in also attendance, including Emma Watson, Evanna Lynch, Katie Leung, Jim Broadbent, and Jason Isaacs. Some photos and videos can be seen on Empire's official website hereopens in new window.

Thanks to Raadhika from The Daily Snitcher, who sent in picturesopens in new window of Yates and the actors and actresses.

The awards will be broadcast in the UK on ITV2 tonight (March 10th) at 9:00 pm.

UPDATE: Thanks to TLCopens in new window for letting us know of a new video interviewopens in new window with director David Yates at last night's Empire Awards, where he mentions talks of him directing the Deathly Hallows movie and that he's definitely "tempted."


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