Because actually it’s really hard to get things made. It takes years. To fight the fights you inevitably have to fight, even when you’ve produced Harry Potter, you’d better have the commitment and the passion to knock down walls, not take no for an answer.
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I think it’s great to see how they’ve grown up, not just as actors but as people. They’re still very much the same kids that I met many years ago. They’ve grown up and they are funny and wicked and naughty and bright, and I think as actors their work is just getting better and better. They’ve blossomed.
I’m interested in making films of all sizes. During this time I’ve made a film called ‘The Boy in the Striped Pajamas’, which is a modest-sized film. I was involved in ‘I Am Legend’ and ‘Yes, Man’, but ‘Potter’ is unique. There’ll never be anything like ‘Potter’ again.
It might sound odd, but I want to thank Michael Bay because he’s been saying how important it is to show 3D with the right luminescence. And that’s very important for this film, a lot of which was shot at night or with very low illumination.Tags in Important
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David Jonathan Heyman was born in London, England. He is an English actor and producer. In 1999, Heyman secured the film rights to the Harry Potter film series and went on to produce all eight installments, becoming the most important member of the crew to be involved in all the films. In 2013, he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture as the producer of Gravity. In the late '80s, he became vice president of United Artists and subsequently embarked on an independent producing career with his first film, Juice, in 1992, followed by the cult "stoner" film The Stoned Age and others. He is also set to produce Fables, based on the comic book series.
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