Scot Overpowers Bulgarian for Potter Role

Society | May 31, 2004, Monday // 00:00| Views: | Comments: 0
Scot Overpowers Bulgarian for Potter Role Bulgarian hopes for a local Harry Potter star were crushed by reports that a Scot would play the part. Dozens of Bulgarian boys had been spotted for the Krum role during a casting in Sofia. Photo by Yuliana Nikolova (

The Viktor Krum part in the next Harry Potter movie will be assigned to a Scottish boy, media said. The surprising news came after months of searching for a Bulgarian actor to play the role.

A special casting took place in Sofia in the beginning of the year, and 56 Krum wannabes were spotted by the directors. The taped performances were sent to London, for a jury to make the final decision.

The news about the Scottish elect was broken by Bulgarian media citing The Seattle Times.
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