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Last Updated: Friday, 28 May, 2004, 10:34 GMT 11:34 UK
In pictures: Prisoner of Azkaban
Harry Potter and Hermione Granger
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Harry Potter and friends are back for The Prisoner of Azkaban, the third film in the series by JK Rowling, which comes out in the UK on Monday.
Michael Gambon
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Sir Michael Gambon has taken over the role of Dumbledore, which was previously played by the late Richard Harris.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
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Weird things take place at Harry's House in Privet Drive, when his Aunt Marge is inflated.
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The teenagers are plagued by the deadly Dementors, which try to suck the life out of their souls.
Harry Potter
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The Knight bus, which takes Harry to safety, has a talking shrunken head voiced by Lenny Henry.
Robbie Coltrane
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Hagrid, played by Robbie Coltrane, towers over his fellow cast members.
Maggie Smith
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Dame Maggie Smith reprises her role as Professor McGonagall, one of the students' teachers.
Timothy Spall
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Peter Pettigrew [Timothy Spall] is a rodent-like ally of Lord Voldemort.
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The students of Hogwarts are now attending the school for their third year of learning about the art of magic.
Emma Thompson
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Emma Thompson makes her Potter debut as myopic Divination Professor Sybill Trelawney.
Hermione and Draco Malfoy
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Hermione [Emma Watson] takes on the dastardly Draco Malfoy [Tom Felton] in the film.
Sirius Black
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The enigmatic Sirius Black, the prisoner of Azkaban, is played by Gary Oldman.


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